Nestled in the fertile Hwange National Park, Little Makalolo Camp is a quiet camp that packs an adventurous punch. The ideal getaway for lovers of nature and those seeking an authentic safari experience, Little Makalolo will exceed all expectations for up-close game encounters in an intimate atmosphere.
Little Makalolo’s location on the edge of the Botswana-Zimbabwe border is famous for its sublime biodiversity, and the camp does everything it can to bring the wild front and center. To ensure a light footprint on the surrounding environment, solar energy powers the common areas and six exclusive suites of Little Makalolo. Each tent, including one family tent, is appointed with soft bed linens, canvas roofs, solid wood accents, and distinct bush decor. Most importantly, Little Makalolo overlooks an endlessly busy watering hole where the area’s buffalo and elephant constantly congregate for refreshing drinks and swims. The tent’s spacious outdoor showers have unobstructed private views of the waterhole, while the en-suite accommodations include a shower and flush toilet.
Day and night game drives from Little Makalolo offer ample opportunity for nature-lovers to observe and interact with the Hwange habitat. With herds of Cape buffalo and elephant numbering near 30,000 and over 100 different species of mammals, amazing game viewing is always within reach at Little Makalolo. Highly trained professional guides chauffer guests through the wonders of the Hwange National Park via 4×4 vehicles or on foot. From the log pile hide, guests receive a closer look at the park’s denizens including leopard, giraffe, hippo, baboon, white rhino, and several varieties of mongoose and antelope.
Guests are also free to explore the camp’s main areas including the dining room, lounge, and open-air fire pit, perfect for winding down with new friends after a day of exploration. Cool off in the plunge pool overlooking the plain and bask in the sun for a poolside siesta. In addition to the magnificent number of mammals, over 400 species of bird call the area home. With its distinct setting, Little Makalolo offers privacy for guests who enjoy small camps and a sense of untouched remoteness.Request Information