Elephant's Eye
The Eye Incredible Bathroom Views
The Eye
Incredible Bathroom Views

Elephant's Eye

The best Zimbabwe has to offer, Elephant’s Eye, Hwange Lodge presents an unforgettable experience with African wildlife in an intimate and welcoming setting. Attention to detail and friendly service in the heart of the African bush will put you at ease as you escape the noise and bustle of the modern world. Enjoy the quiet, beautiful views looking onto a waterhole which is frequented by elephants and other game, allowing you to feel at one with nature.




Elephant’s Eye, Hwange is located on a private concession (6000 ac) a mere 13 km away from the entrance to Hwange National Park. Hwange National Park is the largest Park in Zimbabwe, covering an area of approximately 14 650 square kilometers. Named after a local chief, Hwange is situated in the northwest corner of the country about one hour south of the Mighty Victoria Falls. Because of its close proximity to Victoria Falls, Hwange boasts an incredible biodiversity of flora and fauna, and a plethora of African wildlife. There are over 100 species of mammals and nearly 400 bird species recorded in Hwange National Park. Specifically, the elephant population in Hwange is world famous, as it is one of the largest in the world.

Need to Know

- Personal attention and tailor-made programmes are designed during guest's stay

- No fences between Hwange National Park and Elephant's Eye, Hwange private concession

- Transfers are included from Hwange Main Camp and from Hwange airport

- Transfers can be arranged from Victoria Falls at additional cost

- Self-drives welcome and full directions available




  • Game drives on private concession and in national park
  • Guided walks on private concession
  • Bird watching
  • Night game drives on private concession
  • Sundowners at a waterhole
  • Visit to the Painted Dog Conservation Centre

Wildlife HighlightsWildlife Highlights

Hwange has Africa's Big Five and plenty of them! There are thousands of elephants and buffalo in the area. Lions are commonly seen, but the elusive leopard and rhino are always a bonus to find.  In addition, birdlife is abundant. This area has such variety of wildlife that one hundred different species have been recorded to be seen.

Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

  • Visit to local African homestead
  • Bird watching
  • Star-gazing
  • Sundowners at a waterhole
  • Visit to the Painted Dog Conservation Centre


  • Eco-Lodge facilities and practices, including bathroom amenities
  • Sleep-out deck: The Eye
  • Game viewing as well as cultural and educational activities on offer
  • Waterhole views 
  • Wireless internet
  • Communal Boma area
  • Dining area in the lodge
  • Bush dining
  • Bar
  • Natural Ozone Eco Swimming Pool 
  • Spa treatments
  • Electricity & Solar power
  • Credit card facilities


  • 1 sleep-out deck, The Eye, overlooking a waterhole
  • Sleep-out deck is totally open to nature, but with mosquito net
  • 8 tented en-suite chalets overlooking a waterhole
  • Chalets are raised on stilts with roll-up canvas sides, protected with netting screens
  • Chalets include king sized bed or single twins 
  • En-suite bathrooms include bath, double basins and outside shower and separate toilet
  • Mosquito Netting over beds
  • Wireless Internet at the Main Camp
  • Electricity & Solar power
  • Safe in chalets
  • Fireplace in chalets
  • Tea and coffee making facilities in chalets


Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence Award Winner 2015


GREEN SEASON - 01 January to 15 June and 16 November to 15 December

HIGH SEASON - 16 June to 15 November and 16 to 31 December 

Average StayAverage Stay

3 to 4 nights

Average PriceAverage Room Prices

(per person per night unless otherwise stated)


GREEN SEASON - USD 340 per person sharing per night

HIGH SEASON - USD 495  per person sharing per night.  *Single Supplement USD 113

*Single Supplement is only applicable for High Season


Sleep-out Deck Surcharge - 2016

Only applicable for 1 to 3 nights.  From 4 night - no charge

Surcharge Per Person:  USD 115


Children PolicyChild Policy

* Children younger than 7 will be hosted on a per-request basis
* 2 children aged from 7 to 12 years pay 50% of the adult rate when sharing a chalet with 2 adults
* 2 children aged from 13 to 17 years pay 75% of the adult rate when sharing a room with 2 adults
* 2 Children in their own room pay full adult rate, including single supplement where applicable 

Contact and Social Media

To find out more, visit Elephant's Eye's website.

To find out more call us on +44 (0)1865 982290 or email us at enquiries at safariawards.com.

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