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Currently listing 77 Quality Houseboats for Safari & Fishing Holidays on Lake Kariba in Zimbabwe, Africa

Changa Safari Camp

Changa Safari Camp Lodge 5 STAR RATING

Changa Safari Camp is situated in a private concesion area within the famed Matusadona National Park on the shores of Lake Kariba - Zimbabwe.

Changa Safari Camp is situated in a private concesion area within the famed Matusadona National Park on the shores of Lake Kariba - Zimbabwe.

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Changa Safari Camp is situated in a private concesion area within the famed Matusadona National Park on the shores of Lake Kariba - Zimbabwe.

Facts & Facilities

Accommodation at Changa consists of luxury tented suites each individually displaying truly unique African influences, from rustic wood, leather and weavery, against crisp white linen and locally made furniture. Styled with complete comfort in mind each tent has ensuite facilities and “under the stars” outside shower and bath. Whether you choose to relax in the comfort of your tent or enjoy spectacular lake vistas from your own private veranda you will be reminded time and again of the endless beauty around you.

 All tents are mosquito proofed and we have fans for your comfort during the hot months. We pride ourselves on exclusivity, getting away from the hustle and bustle deserves nothing less.

Changa has been designed to blend in with the environment as much as possible and the natural materials, thatched roofs, wooden decks and walkways merge beautifully with the surrounding bush. The main lounge and library is comfortably furnished in an eclectic style, beautifully integrating leather, linen and cane to create a relaxed, homely vibe. The lounge is completely open to the gentle breeze, shaded by a thatch roof with sprawling views of the main deck, beach and lakeshore.

The main deck with its sweeping curved stairway leading onto a lower deck, fire pit and wide beach of glittery white sand, is the perfect spot to sit and relax whilst enjoying a refreshing drink.  The swimming pool is a wonderfully shaded haven equipped with sun loungers and private seating areas, this is a place where you can revel in the stunning scenery overlooking the bay.

Meals are relaxed and laid back, set around a large table in the dining room or under a canopy of trees on the vast wooden deck overlooking the lake.  Scrumptious food is freshly prepared in camp everyday by our Chef, always with an imaginative and friendly approach.

Activities

At Changa, we endeavour to provide an exclusive, tailor made experience to suit you individually. Where possible we are happy to plan days and activities around you.

A typical day in the camp starts early to coincide with the best times to view animals.  You will be awoken by the age old “knock knock” at your door, accompanied by your choice of tea and coffee.

Game walk:
Arguably the best way to experience and feel in touch with the African bush. Our professional guides have a thorough knowledge of the area and, accompanied by them, you can experience Matusadona 'at its best'. Walks are conducted in the early mornings and late afternoons for your comfort.

Game drive:
A leisurely drive in an open safari vehicle is a perfect way to discover the area, and provides an opportunity to see a wider variety of game and scenery as you cover much more ground than on a game walk. Accompanied by your guide, a game drive is a lovely way to spend the morning.

Bird watching / boating:
Climb on board our pontoon boat and, together with our guide, you can explore the multitude of bays and river inlets where the birdlife is prolific and elephants and antelope abound.

Fishing:
Kariba is a fisherman’s paradise! Why not try your hand at fighting the renowned Tiger Fish for which people from all over the world return time and time again to catch. Alternatively bream fishing is always a pleasure and one's daily catch can be returned to you 'a la' snacks.

Just before it gets too hot, we'll have you back in camp for a delicious brunch, allowing you to siesta during the heat of the day. You can make yourselves at home, enjoy the cool breeze in the lounge, recline by the pool, or relax on a hammock under the canopy of a shady Terminalia tree.

Re-charge with 'high-tea' at 3.30pm before you venture out on your chosen afternoon activity.

Dinner is a relaxed affair set around a large table in the dining mess or under the stars on our wooden deck. This is where we talk about the excitement of the day and where people from different walks of life come together to share their experiences. For those needing a bit of time out, private dining can be organised and we love to make a fuss.

No dining experience is ever the same at Changa and sometimes you might find yourself enjoying a traditional meal set around a campfire on the sandy beach in front of the camp. Illuminated by torch flames and hurricane lamps, enjoy a feast like no other whilst watching the bright starlit sky.

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