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Location:Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

Hwange National Park

Bomani Tented Lodge

Exceptional guides, heart-warming hospitality and an exclusive location combine to make Bomani Tented Lodge one of Hwange National Park's best safari experiences.

Half way between Victoria Falls and Bulawayo and far from the crowds on the southern border of Zimbabwe's biggest game reserve, Bomani Tented Lodge occupies a 2,000-hectare chunk of African bush that is all yours.

The lodge is on the edge of a pre-historic lakebed that is now the game-studded Ngamo Plain 10km across and about as classic an African scene as you can get outside of a Hollywood studio. Acacia and leadwood trees dot the plains and zebra, wildebeest, giraffe and elephants criss-cross them like Piccadilly Circus and all about birds come and go on a busy quest for fame, fortune and a brightly coloured mate.

Bomani Tented Lodge has nine tented suites and one thatched family bungalow all spaced well apart from each other for maximum privacy. Half the suites look out from an elevated vantage point across the Ngamo Plain the other half faces a busy waterhole at ground level. All have plenty of space, luxurious beds, en suite bathrooms and shaded front patios from which to enjoy the spectacle.

The open-fronted main lodge, featuring a lounge and dining area, is slightly elevated with a polished screed floor under a canopy of thatch supported by gnarled tree trunks. A teak viewing deck extends out under the stars to show off the incredible night skies that only Africa can offer.

The Bomani private reserve is in the Ngamo Forest Area and you also have a private entrance into Hwange National Park proper. Game drives, day and night, take you in search of the parks many elephants, abundant lion and some of the more elusive predators like cheetah, leopard, hyena and jackals. Thanks to a variety of habitats the mammal and bird diversity is astonishing with some claiming Hwange to be the most diverse park in all of Africa. We'll leave that fact to the scientists to debate but rest assured: a safari in Hwange is among the finest game-viewing experiences you'll ever have. And Bomani is, again debatably, one of the best places to stay in Hwange, we'll leave the conclusion and the debating up to you.


Full board accommodation in 9 tented suites and 1 thatched family chalet; en suite bathrooms; solar-powered electricity points; pan or plain view from your private deck; main lodge with dining area and lounge; viewing deck; wi-fi (albeit slow and intermittent); transfers; laundry.


Guided game drives and walking safaris in the private reserve and Hwange National Park; night drives in the private reserve; birding; all-day safari/waterhole pump runs; village and school visits; photography blinds at prime waterholes.

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About Us

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  • Wilmari Wilmari
  • Bianca Bianca
  • Ulrike Ulrike
  • Chantelle Chantelle
  • Ashlee Ashlee
  • Bonique Bonique
  • Tessa Tessa
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  • Carmen Carmen
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  • Leandrie Leandrie
  • Jessica Jessica

“NTS was AMAZING! Special thanks to Wilmari for the best trip we have ever taken. 100% recommend!”

“This was a "bucket list" trip for us. It could not have been better. HIGHLY recommend you ask for Bianca.”

Ulrike helped us plan our safari for 2 years... patience of a saint and the insight and knowledge of a true local.”

“Ask for Chantelle, a true legend of patience, availability and efficiency. Will highly recommend.”

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Bonique's recommendations were perfectly tailored to our needs with foresight and local knowledge... flawless.”

“The service and help we got from Tessa was fantastic, as a result we had a tremendous trip.”

Janine proposed us a great trip and it was nice to meet with her in Swakop. Definitely recommend!”

“I have no words to express my gratitude to Carmen and the NTS team for their excellent work.”

“Our family would like to thank Anja and everyone at NTS for organising such an incredible trip for us.”

Kirsti arranged the best family holiday we have ever had... highly recommended.”

“We worked with Petra and everything went flawlessly... can't recommend NTS highly enough!”

Leandrie was very patient listening to my needs and catering to my budget... Everything worked perfectly!”

Jessica was AMAZING and so helpful with all of our concerns and questions - we had the most amazing trip.”