On the banks of the Mazowe River

Zimbabwe's Undiscovered Paradise

Unwind Away from the City

Hippo Pools Wilderness Camp

Zimbabwe’s Undiscovered Paradise!

Experience the peace and beauty of the Umfurudzi Safari Area, just over 2 hours from Harare. Located on the cool, grassy banks of the Mazowe River choose from lodges, chalets, safari tents or camping. Enjoy game walks, bird watching, fishing, hiking, horse riding, mountain biking, swimming and beautiful sunsets. Our restaurant and bar is now open. Day trippers welcome.

Lodges, Chalets, Safari Tents or Camping Available

Game Walks, Fishing, Hiking, Horse Riding, Swimming and Mountain Biking are all available at Hippo Pools.

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Hippo Pools Trust

Hippo Pools Trust helps rural communities in Zimbabwe live in harmony with wildlife: for the benefit of both people and animals.


Umfurudzi Park Madziwa Mashonaland Central Zimbabwe Tel: +263 77 305 0670 Email: info@hippopools.co.zw Umfurudzi Park video courtesy of RedWind Media