Robin Pope Safaris´ expansion into Zimbabwe came with John´s Camp, which has an ideal location with abundant wildlife and beautiful scenery. The camp is situated in a more secluded northern eastern region within Mana Pools National Park on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River. Mana Pools was declared a UNESCO Natural world heritage site in 1984.More Info Video WETU
Mana Pools National Park is situated on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River where you will find John's Camp nestled amongst canopies of Trichelia and Mahogany trees, it is a truly natural wilderness. Across the vast floodplain one can walk with the giants - our African Bull elephants, dine amidst herds of buffalo, gaze upon a pride of lion, enjoy sundowners with hippos on the banks of the Zambezi River and bird watch over 400 species of birds.
Robin Pope Safaris is committed to responsible tourism. They conduct business in a manner that benefits the environment and wildlife conservation, the people who work for them, and the neighbouring communities. In this way, their tourism operations, and the presence of the guests has the capacity to protect natural wildlife areas, alleviate poverty through good employment practices and contribute positively to the local community.
In recognition of their commitment to responsible tourism, Robin Pope Safaris has won prestigious international awards including the Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Awards Joint Overall Winner in 2011, making them the ultimate winner across all 13 award categories. Visit their website for some other projects they are involved in.
6 Meru style canvas tents under a double fly sheet make up the complement of 12 beds. Each tent has en-suite bathroom facilities with flush toilet and overhanging safari-style bucket showers. Inside the tent 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. The dining area is centrally located between the tents, positioned in the thick shade.
At John's camp you can experience a few special interest activities:
- Cultural (park office and village tour)
- Night sky - star deck
At John's camp you can do some of the following activities:
-Guided walking safaris