Jozibanini Camp

Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

At a Glance

  • A totally unique and wilderness experience in the remotest corner of Hwange – yet a direct flight from Victoria Falls

  • Take advantage of the star beds and the breath-taking views these afford, sleeping on a raised platform.  

  • A small camp that offers very personal service, and close wildlife encounters. 

  • The activities are key here – spend the day walking or cycling some of the most ancient elephant trails on the continent – the exceptional guiding is Important here.

  • Let the wildlife come to you as the camp waterhole attracts wildlife numbers in their thousands – take full advantage of the ‘look up’ underground hide.  

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Best time to Visit

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This corner of Southern Africa has a wonderful temperate climate which can be visited all year round. The best game viewing is from May to the end September.

Summer (November to March) days can get quite warm (up to 28-32 degrees on average) but it is a dry heat. Summer rainfall, normally in the form of thunder storms are usually in the evening, however, the African climate is still always unpredictable. Autumn (April to May) days can still be warm but the evenings cool down. Average day time temperature 22-28 degrees. Evenings 10-15 degrees. Winter (June to August) days are warm (temperatures in the mid-twenties) evenings and early mornings very cold with average early morning temperatures 5-12 degrees. It very rarely rains at this time when the bush is golden and dry.

Spring (September, October) days start getting hotter, evenings and mornings could still be crisp but not as cold. A very slim chance of rain.

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Insider's View

This camp was perfect for our family adventure and wished we could have stayed longer. We loved the pump run to the camp where we stopped a lot, had a dinner under the trees by one of the waterholes and saw elephants everywhere.

If you are in search of a real adventure that is off the beaten track and away from the crowds then Jozibanini is the camp for you. There is nothing quite like exploring Hwange National Park on a mountain bike!

The southern part of Hwange is a really remote and untapped area. If you want to have a true remote safari experience then this is definitely the place to visit.

Call us on 020 3993 5269 to start planning your holiday to Jozibanini Camp or take a look at our itineraries to Zimbabwe


Jozibanini Camp is a small and truly exclusive camp in a remote part of Hwange National Park. The camp is situated in the south west part of the park where only the wildlife and park rangers frequent.

Jozibanini camp is a favourite of ours for its off the beaten track feel and simple, yet comfortable 'fly camp' style. The camp overlooks the Jozibanini pan and offers guests the chance to explore deep into Hwange National Park and experience close encounters with wildlife on foot, in vehicles, on mountain bikes and in the 'look up' blind.

The three tents at Jozibanini sit on raised platforms which can be made into twin or double bedded tents. All tents feature an en-suite bathroom consisting of a flush toilet and a bucket shower. Dinning is done in an informal and traditional 'fly camping' style out under the stars and around a camp fire.

One of the main characteristics that marks Jozibanini as a favourite is the range of activities on offer. In additional to the traditional game drives and walks, guests can enjoy mountain biking and game viewing during the day and at night under a full moon from the underground blind. Typically getting to camp involves also doing a 'pump run' to the camp where guests can help as much or as little as they want in re-supplying waterholes en route to the camp which give Hwange its heartbeat.

Please note that due to the remoteness of the camp a minimum two night add-on is recommended from one of Imvelo's other Hwange properties: Nehimba, Camelthorn or Bomani.

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Holiday Ideas

  • Imagine Zimbabwe

    Victoria Falls & Hwange National Park

    from £3000 pp inc flights & transfers for 10 nights

    • Float down the Zambezi River and watch a herd of jovial elephants congregate at the water, overlooked by towering palm trees.
    • Each camp on this tailor-made itinerary is a hive of wildlife activity as they are positioned close to waterholes.
    • Admire Victoria Falls from multiple viewpoints as you meander through the paths and forests surrounding this natural wonder.


Green season lodge closures

Jozibanini Camp will be closed from 1st November 2018 to 28th February 2019 for green season.

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Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

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