Fireside Tales

Fireside Tales

Jun 13, 2024

As winter grips Gwango Heritage, the chill in the air might just fool you into thinking you've wandered into Europe rather than Africa. Guests have been bundling up as if preparing for an Arctic exped

Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus Leadbeateri)

Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus Leadbeateri)

May 09, 2024

So, if you happen upon the majestic Southern Ground Hornbill while trekking through the African wilderness, pause for a moment and reflect on the stories they carry within their wings.....perhaps, if

Waterhole at the Deluxe Chalets

Waterhole at the Deluxe Chalets

Apr 25, 2024

With this new addition, guests at Gwango can look forward to even more mesmerizing wildlife encounters right from the comfort of their chalets. Waking up from the sound and sight of majestic elephants

Dancing under the stars with Gwango

Dancing under the stars with Gwango

Mar 14, 2024

At Gwango, dreams become reality as you dance under the stars amidst wild trees and ancient drumbeats. Join our tribe and feel the energy of the African night sky.

Share a swimming pool with the elephants

Share a swimming pool with the elephants

Mar 07, 2024

Dive into our one-of-a-kind second-floor swimming pool at Gwango, where even the elephants join in the fun! Overlooking the elephant's waterhole, it's a unique experience you won't want to miss.

We have ducks!

We have ducks!

Mar 01, 2024

Introducing the new addition to Gobelo Farm - 7 mischievous ducklings!! They reside next door to the peacocks in what started out as a humble nest - and is now one of Hwange's grandest duck houses.

A safari vehicle for Ashley

A safari vehicle for Ashley

Feb 15, 2024

From the dusty remains of an abandoned truck, to the distinctive Gwango safari cruiser, our workshop is a hive of activity. Led by our skilled team of in-house mechanics, the vehicle undergoes a metic

It is raining upon us in Africa

It is raining upon us in Africa

Feb 27, 2021

Many of our game drive roads (less traveled due to Covid) have become overgrown. So, we spend the next several weeks rediscovering, finding and clearing the roads overrun with prolific vegetation on t

A piece of pizza for Husky

A piece of pizza for Husky

Feb 23, 2021

Husky was also more than happy to watch in anticipation as our Chefs made pizza in the staff cafeteria's new wood fire oven for the very first time.

Everyone knows Husky

Everyone knows Husky

Jan 24, 2021

If you don't already know Husky, then you don't know Gwango! He is one of the 5 resident German Shepherds who help to keep the elephants and other wildlife safe here at Gwango.

Wild days out here!

Wild days out here!

Oct 04, 2018

Danny's mom (visiting us from the States) just woke up to the sound of baboons on the roof of her Forest Chalet.

Gwango Peri Peri sauces... Any takers?

Gwango Peri Peri sauces... Any takers?

Jan 17, 2018

The scientist in me is ever restless (and driving Danny nuts)! Lately, I've been harvesting loads of delicious red and green peri peri from our tiny garden in the sand.

Victor, the first to be married at Gwango

Victor, the first to be married at Gwango

Dec 22, 2017

When Victor came to me with this "idea" that he wanted to have a court wedding (versus a traditional African ceremony), of course, the best gift we could offer him was the most spectacular wedding ven

Bush Chalets get privacy doors

Bush Chalets get privacy doors

Dec 02, 2017

You asked for it - and... and now all of our Bush Chalets have privacy doors between the bedroom and the bathroom.

Grey crown cranes are back at Gwango

Grey crown cranes are back at Gwango

Nov 14, 2017

Birds flourish this time of year, and in particular, we look forward to seeing the return of certain birds we've grown accustomed to seeing.

 
 

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