John's Camp

Sleeps
Resort
Mana Pools
,
Zimbabwe
Type
Rooms
Cabins
Location
Mana Pools
Zimbabwe

John’s Camp is a semi-permanent tented camp located in the heart of Mana Pools National Park, on the banks of the Zambezi River. With just six tents, it’s an exclusive camp boasting simplicity yet comfort, perfect for adventure seekers.

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Found in Mana Pools

Situated in Mana Pools, on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River, you will find John's Camp nestled amongst canopies of Trichelia and Mahogany trees; it is a truly natural wilderness. Mana Pools National Park, a World Heritage Site, is perfectly situated in the heart of a natural valley on a unique flood plane, rich and diverse in flora, fauna and wildlife. It is home to 4 of the big 5 (excluding only rhino). It's the only National Park in the world where you are allowed to freely walk with the wild animals and get to experience Africa as it should be - on foot!

Rooms at John's Camp

The camp comprises of twelve beds, made up of 6 twin or double en-suite Meru-style tents, a common dining area and a star-gazing sleep-out platform for the more adventurous safari traveller. Inside the Meru tents, there is a lit changing area complete with a running water basin. With privacy in mind, the tents are generously spaced out along the floodplain adjacent to the Zambezi River.

Wildlife at John's Camp

Mana Pools is known as one of Africa's best game viewing areas, as many large animals come here in search of water. The park has an incredibly healthy population of plains game including large herds of elephant, buffalo, impala, kudu, zebra, eland, and lots more antelope species. The park is renowned for its large bull elephants feeding on their hind legs. Predators commonly seen are several lion prides and the endangered wild dogs. Less seen but present are leopard, cheetah and spotted hyena. Of the Big 5, only the rhino is missing from Mana Pools. With over 380 bird species, Mana certainly is a great park for birding too.  

Key Facts about John's Camp
  • Open 1 May - 15 November
  • National Park: Mana Pools
  • 6 Meru style canvas tents
  • Closest airstrip: Mana Pools
  • Child Policy: aged 12+
Activities at John's Camp
  • Game drives
  • Walking safari
  • Catch and release fishing
  • Village tour
  • Star gazing
  • Bush breakfast/lunch
  • Al fresco dining
Facilities at John's Camp
  • En suite bathrooms
  • Laundry service
  • No wifi
  • No phone reception
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Climate at John's Camp
  • April, May - some rain, warm days, cool nights
  • June to Aug – no rain, cold mornings & evenings, sunny days
  • Sept, Oct - cool mornings, dry and hot days, warm nights
  • Nov to Mar – hot days, warm, balmy nights, high chance of rain
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