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3 Top Tips for a Photogenic Safari

By Wildlife
Hwange National Park is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful National Parks in Zimbabwe, and one of the most photogenic too. Here are some of our 3 top tips on capturing a picture-perfect holiday when you next visit us: 1. Light fantastic The light changes during the course of the...
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Snack Platter - Dining at The Hide

Enjoy a Fine Food Safari At The Hide

By Dining
When you come and visit The Hide, not only do we promise you incredible wildlife, beautiful accommodation and world-class activities…we also guarantee you a real food safari! The Dining Experience Guests have several different dining options at The Hide. The first is our “big table” in the main A-Frame –...
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Cheetah Hwange National Park - Cian DH

Fast Facts about Cheetahs

By News, Wildlife
One of our very favourite animals that can be seen at The Hide is the cheetah. Famous for being the fastest land mammal on earth, the cheetah with its elegant spotty coat, are even more beautiful in real life than in photographs. What makes seeing a cheetah even more special...
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Elephant Herd - Photo by Christine Donaldson

5 Reasons to Visit Hwange National Park

By Wildlife
Hwange National Park is Zimbabwe’s largest national park at some 1.4 million hectares/3.4 million acres of sandy soils, grasslands, acacia woodlands and teak forests. It is known for one of the densest concentrations of wildlife in Africa, especially elephant and buffalo, and for its year-round wildlife viewing. With some 100...
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Guide Training at the Hide

By Guides, News
Here at The Hide Safari Camp, we know that our guides are the foundation of your safari experience. And like any good foundation, we want to make sure that their knowledge of guiding, the area and our wildlife is deep. This is why each and every year, we run an...
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Elephant Hwange National Park

The Super-herds of Hwange

By Wildlife
Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe is home to one of the largest elephant populations in Africa. There are an estimated 44,000 pachyderms inhabiting the 14,651 km² Park, which is almost half of Zimbabwe’s whole elephant population. This is one of Southern Africa’s greatest elephant sanctuaries where herds of up to...
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Our 2018 Wrap Up

By News
Nature and her animals are ruled by seasons and rhythms – there is a season for growth, rain and lush green bush, a season of plenty and well-fed stomachs, a season for cold, leaves dropping, dry waterholes and ebbing populations. Although we are not as connected to nature’s seasons, December...
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Antelope - Game Drive At The Hide Hwange National Park

6 Reasons To Visit The Hide In The Green Season

By News
Africa is spectacular at any time of the year and each season holds its own unique charms and offerings. The term Green Season, Emerald Season or rainy season refers to the period in Zimbabwe and most of Southern Africa from mid-November to March. These months welcome the African rains that...
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