Machaba Safaris’ winning recipe of timeless classic safari style and affordable luxury is consequently applied in the latest addition to the portfolio: Verney´s Camp in Hwange. The camp is situated in the popular southeastern part of Hwange National Park and lies in a private concession of 10 000 hectares. This exceptionally remote area of the park is literally untouched and cannot be accessed by regular park visitors. It attracts large herds of the famous Hwange elephants, quenching their thirst at the waterhole right in front of the campCovid-19 Camp Protocol More Info Video
Alistair Rankin has many years of experience in the safari business as a guide, camp manager and managing director with renowned companies in South Africa. Based on this wealth of experience, he has been instrumental in setting up Machaba Safaris in Botswana since 2012 and is now successfully expanding into Zimbabwe. His wife Wendy Rankin is responsible for the reliable implementation and marketing of her husband's visions.
Machaba Safaris is independently owned and run by a team of avid safari experts.
The 10 tents of Verney’s are tucked perfectly under the shady arms of teak trees bordering the open waterhole in front of camp. Each tent has been carefully positioned to ensure the best serenity and privacy so that guests can enjoy the natural beauty of the area. Each room is comfortably appointed and has en suite shower, flush toilet, double vanity, all beautifully designed to retain the authenticity and magical feeling of being on safari. Verney’s Camp has eight double/twin rooms and two family rooms, all of which sit at ground level and are connected by natural pathways.
Special interest activities can include:
Birding - abundant birdlife
Visit local community
Activities available are:
Morning and evening game drives
All day drives with picnic