What and where
Elephant Camp is situated on a private concession within the
Victoria Falls National Park, 15km from the airport and 10km
from town. It borders the main road between Hwange and
Victoria Falls, the Masuwe River and the Batoka Gorges. The
camp accommodates 14 guests in 12 luxury suites.
Elephant Camp allows you to escape the steady drone of
helicopters and microlights that buzz over the falls during high
season, yet it's close enough to get you into the heart of town
within 10 minutes.
The camp is the epicentre of the elephant interactions, managed
by WildHorizons. Elephant trails are run at sunrise and
sunset daily. Interactions take place during the day, at breakfast,
lunch and dinner.
Selected Spa treatments are available in the privacyof your
suite (subject to availability at an additional charge).
The main complex with its spacious deck, lounge, bar and dining
area is a tented structure leading onto a pool offering views of
the Batoka Gorge and the spray of the Victoria Falls.
- Your stay includes all meals, accommodation, drinks (excluding
premium brands), complimentary mini bars in the rooms,
Emergency Medical Evacuation cover, airport transfers (VFA), two
transfers to Victoria Falls town per day, laundry and an
- All activities other than specified are for your account
- 12 suites accommodating 24 guests
- All suites are mosquito-proofed with mosquito nets
- 220 Volt AC electricity available, with back up generator
- Gratuities, curios and all items of a personal nature are not
- Credit cards are not accepted at camp
The camp is open year round. Game conditions are at their
best between July and mid-November. The green season is best
for birding between October and April.
The nightly rate per person sharing is
$350. Specials are available on a regular basis - just get
in touch with us. Elephant trails should be booked when you
Tips and notes
- Children over the age of 7 are most welcome at The Elephant
Camp. Children under the age of 7 on request only.
- Children should be under supervision of their parents or a
guardian at all times.
- Children aged 7-12 years are charged at 50% of the adults
Wild Horizons Wildlife
Trust is a non-profit organization aiming to advance
and promote environmental conservation in Southern Africa through
hands-on wildlife research and management of a wildlife medical
care facility and orphanage. The company also focusses on education
and empowerment of indigenous resources through active involvement
in conservation training and community outreach
Based at Victoria
Falls, Zimbabwe, the Trust is dedicated to protecting
the area's unique indigenous fauna and flora, in collaboration with
appropriate authorities, local communities and other stakeholders.
Projects include but are not limited to, rehabilitation of injured
or orphaned wildlife, anti-poaching and wildlife veterinary
assistance where required, assisting with community-based projects,
and a children's conservation education program.
"The objectives of the Wild Horizons Wildlife Trust
are first and foremost the care and rehabilitation of wildlife, and
to impart knowledge and skills of conservation of natural resources
The projects focus on four areas:
Communities Outreach, Wildlife Research, Wildlife Orphanage, and
The projects that fall within the Communities
Outreach program are conservation-orientated projects
such as an education conservation program for school kids.
These projects are designed to raise community awareness about the
importance of conservation in the hope to reduce poaching.
Wildlife Research projects aim to find
sustainable ways to protect wildlife such as the elephant. These
projects incorporate ways of releasing animals and finding
solutions to the human-wildlife conflicts in the
The Wildlife Orphanage programs are
set up to protect, rescue and rehabilitate animals that are either
endangered or have been injured, abandoned or orphaned through
human interference. Release of these animals is also an issue
that is addressed.
Conservation training includes a variety of
courses about topics ranging from guiding to anti-poaching.
These courses are provided to either individuals, internal
employees or the private sector.
The overall aim of all the projects is to promote conservation
through community awareness as well as starting at a very basic
level of rescue and rehabilitation.