Chilo Gorge Safari Lodge



There are luxury rooms as well as self catering options available if you prefer to be a bit more independent.

Set high atop the cliffs, looking down on the Save River in southeastern Zimbabwe is Chilo Gorge Safari Lodge. Enjoying a magnificent location overlooking Gonarezhou National Park, Zimbabwe's second-largest National Park, the Lodge has undergone a stunning and extensive refurbishment. Offering 10 luxury all-inclusive rooms,  self-catering camps, and a wide range of activities, Chilo ensures guests can truly feel part of untamed Africa.

Chilo Gorge Lodge
There are 10 luxury all-inclusive rooms, each room sleeps two and has a spacious en-suite bathroom, other facilities include a safe, minibar, and tea & coffee station.  Two rooms can be used as a family suite with an interconnecting balcony between the two rooms ensuring ample space for the family to enjoy.

Nhambo  Self Catering Lodges
Nhambo has five separate lodges, four Twin lodges, and the Family Lodge. The family lodge accommodates six guests in 3 bedrooms. It is a self-contained unit that is complete with an open plan lounge/dining area, two bathrooms as well as a fully equipped kitchen. Bedroom configurations are as follows;
-2 x twin bedrooms  
- 2   bedrooms with single beds
N.B Bedrooms equipped with Bath and bed linen. Daily housekeeping is provided 

The twin lodges are ensuite rooms with a private balcony, tea & coffee station. The bedrooms are serviced daily and all linen is provided as well. The twin lodges have a separate kitchen and dining area plus an upstairs seating area. The kitchen is fully equipped with Refrigerator, 2 plate cooker, Deep freezer, and all dining service equipment is available from the service area (crockery, cutlery, glassware, table linen)

Nhambo also has a number of outdoor guest facilities – a Splash pool plus an outside Barbeque area. Guests who do not want to cook are free to order meals from the main lodge, meals are to be booked and prepaid.  All leisure activities are coordinated from the main lodge as well, bookings are essential.   ​

Mahove Tented Camp
Set on the floodplains in the heart of Gonarezhou National Park is Mahove Tented Camp. An exclusive-use tented camp with only 4 comfortable en-suite safari tents. The camp accommodates up to 8 guests. It offers a very exclusive wilderness experience with professional guides.

They also have a very close alliance with the local community and offer cultural visits to Mahenye Village where guests can experience the local Shangaan way of life. At Chilo Gorge, we are committed to maintaining the beauty of the pristine wilderness and the integrity of its native wildlife to create an unrivalled safari experience.

Did you know?

· Director and Head Guide, Clive Stockil, is the founding father of the CAMPFIRE community project, whose passion for the African bush and conservation has been recognised with numerous local and international awards

Gonarezhou is blessed with pristine wilderness, rare birdlife, endangered animals such as wild dogs, and distinctive Baobab trees. Chilo guests rarely see another vehicle, ensuring an authentic African experience

Gonarezhou forms part of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park, linking the park with the Kruger National Park in South Africa and the Limpopo National Park in Mozambique, enabling the animals to move freely between the three reserves

· The spectacular sandstone Chilojo Cliffs are the most prominent landmark in the park, with their distinctive red and orange strata. The Chilojo Cliffs were on the old Zim$10 banknote


Gonarezhou National Park, Chiredzi

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