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Wilderness Safaris Ruckomechi Camp

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our last camp during our first-ever African safari (we visited 3 Zimbabwe camps over 2 weeks), and it was fantastic. This is located inside the Mana Pools National Park, and there are no fences between you and the animals. Nearly every day, a...More

Thank JenBonniwell
Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Ruckomechi CampResponded 6 days ago

Dear JenBonniwell A magical sunset or sunrise while cruising the river in search of hippo, crocodile, swimming elephants and colourful birdlife, is a fabulous alternative to the adventurous game drives. We are glad to see how much you and your family stayed with us. The...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first safari and we were amazed how many animals we could actually see there, some very close. One day a young elephant came into the camp. The staff seemed to be used to that but we were amazed. The guides in Ruckomechi...More

Thank 364love2travel
Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Ruckomechi CampResponded 1 week ago

Dear 364love2travel, Fall asleep to natures lull under a canopy of stars in our romantic and secluded star bed. We are delighted to see this was one of the highlights of your journey with Wilderness Safaris and hope you will visit us again soon. Bush...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018

From the moment wilderness Safaris collected me from Harare airport to the end of my five night stay at Ruckomechi - this is a once in a lifetime adventure which I can't recommend highly enough. I stepped onto the six seater plane and was enthralled...More

Thank Lis0036
Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Ruckomechi CampResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Lis0036, Situated on a large private concession in the heart of the Zambezi Valley’s Mana Pools National Park, Ruckomechi looks out from the banks of the mighty Zambezi River. It is a remote, beautiful place with spectacular views of the broad flowing river, adjoining...More

Reviewed June 26, 2018

We stayed at Ruckomechi 3 nights in June 2018 and we loved it. The staff was super friendly and professional. The guide was great and the food probably the best we had in Zimbabwe. Everyone in the camp made sure that our stay was comfortable...More

Thank Jérôme L
Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Ruckomechi CampResponded July 2, 2018

Dear Jérôme, Thank you for your beautiful recommendation. We are delighted to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and will be sure to share your high praises with all the staff in camp. Situated on a large private concession in the heart...More

Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful time when we stayed at Ruckomechi at the end of April. The camp is right on the banks of the Zambezi and there is plenty wild life to be seen even from your tent. A whole herd of elephant walked calmly...More

Thank ShadeUK
Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Ruckomechi CampResponded May 28, 2018

Dear ShadeUK, We will be sure to pass along your kind regards to Tembayi and the entire Ruckomechi family, we are delighted to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and the local elephant herds that populate the magnificent Mana Pools. Thank you...More

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$700 - $1,500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Rrrrrrrrr2014
January 11, 2018|
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Response from WildernessSafaris | Property representative |
Dear Rrrrrrrrr2014, Thank you for your question all of our tents are en-suite with indoor shower, double basin vanity and separate toilet. In addition there is a Star Bath in camp, which, while screened off from the the... More
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Innocent M
July 25, 2017|
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Hello Innocent M, Thank you for your question, yes we do have an airstrip at Ruckomechi and within Mana Pools National Park however, the strip is not accessible to any private jets. In order to make use of our facilities... More
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shelly h
June 20, 2017|
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Hello Shelly, Thank you for your question but due to the power supply in camp we are not able to provide hairdryers in our guest rooms. Ruckomechi Camp is powered by a combination of generator and invertor systems which... More
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"All tents were well positioned"
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"Book the bubble bath and the tree house overnight stay as soon as you get into camp - you don't want to..."
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"every single one of them is great"
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"For couples tent 1 or 10! If you want to be as close to the animals as possible tents 1 and 10!."
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