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Wilderness Ruckomechi

Wilderness Ruckomechi offers a luxury tented experience in a private concession at the western edge of Mana Pools National Park.

Wilderness Ruckomechi is set in a grove of mahogany and albida trees and lies on the banks of the mighty Zambezi within its own private concession on the western edge of Mana Pools National Park. The camp will have broad appeal, offering a wide range of activities with great guiding in an exclusive area which is very good for wildlife. The excellent wildlife experience combines with super hospitality, luxurious tented accommodation and beautiful views of the river, to create a first class safari experience both in and out of camp. The camp is a little larger than other options in the park, so for those looking for a more intimate experience, sister camp Little Ruckomechi may suit better.


Up to 24 guests are accommodated in 10 luxury tents (including two family units) all of which are built on low wooden decks, sited either side of the central areas. The spacious tents have…


Mana Pools National Park, a World Heritage Site, is a beautiful wilderness area, in northern Zimbabwe where the floodplains of the mighty Zambezi, wooded with acacia and mahogany trees…


Children from six years of age are accepted and the camp caters well for families with two dedicated family units accommodating parents and children under one roof…

Conservation & community

Wilderness Safaris has established two non-profit organisations to achieve their mission of protecting and expanding Africa’s wilderness through conservation and community empowerment…

LocationMana Pools National Park
AccessScheduled or charter flight to Mana West Airstrip (20 minute drive from camp)
OpenApril to 19 November
Camp StyleLuxury Tented Camp
FocusBig game / Walking / Activities on the river including fishing and boating / Birding
Children6 years +
ActivitiesGame drives (day and night) / Guided walks / Boat trips / Fishing / Canoeing / Sleep outs
Maximum Guests on Vehicle6
Private Vehicle OptionsYes
Off-road DrivingNo
Number of Rooms10 (including 2 family units)
Family Accommodation2 two bedroom family units
BathroomPlumbed shower / Plumbed basin / Flush toilet
Power for chargingIn room
LightingHybrid solar – generator
Heating/CoolingStanding fans
Room SafeYes
Laundry ServiceComplimentary
Communication in roomAir horn
Mobile ReceptionNo
Dining StyleIndividual and communal
Drinks IncludedHouse drinks only
Credit CardsNot accepted