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

Lion and sable standoff

Lion and sable standoff

Apr 18, 2024

On the golden sands of Hwange National Park, a normal day usually kicks off with a race between a Sable Antelope and a lion. It's a classic-the Sable must outrun the lion, while the lion knows it just

Water will be scarce this year

Water will be scarce this year

Mar 28, 2024

The uncertainty of the year ahead serves as a sober reminder of the challenges ahead and the collective responsibility we bear in safeguarding the delicate balance of life in our wild space and beyond

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.

Our day with a pangolin

Our day with a pangolin

Feb 20, 2021

A pangolin emerged and was rescued from the riverbank where local villagers had been burning and clearing the vegetation to make way for crops.

My long visit with this Matriarch

My long visit with this Matriarch

Nov 22, 2018

She came so close I could have touched her. And for a very long while we watched each other. There are no words to describe these moments.

Here comes the rain again...

Here comes the rain again...

Jan 09, 2018

If ever you'll see an elephant smile it's this time of year, when the rain clouds are bloated and the sky is angry and grumbling. It's now that the heavens are kind and shed their weight unabated, fil

Mngane, a surprising new friend at Gwango

Mngane, a surprising new friend at Gwango

Jan 19, 2015

While we are enjoying many priceless moments on safari with friends from across the globe, our most memorable experience so far this year was a surprise visit at the lodge by an elephant who we have n

Why your next safari should be in Hwange

Why your next safari should be in Hwange

Aug 01, 2014

Zimbabwe is still the jewel of Africa! The country offers safari experiences second to none with a vast array of affordable and unique destinations. Here are some of the reasons why your next safari s

Five lions ambush a kudu bull at Gwango

Five lions ambush a kudu bull at Gwango

Apr 22, 2014

Easter was no ordinary holiday at Gwango! Five lions ambushed a large kudu bull, right near one of our new Tree Top Villas. This sort of wild commotion is not unusual at Gwango, the big cats and other

Thirsty elephants in Hwange

Thirsty elephants in Hwange

Nov 19, 2013

One of Gwango's top priorities is safeguarding and increasing water access for the wildlife in Hwange. Zimbabwe's Presidential Elephant herds visit our waterholes often and elephants are among the man

Meeting our neighbours in the Hwange bush

Meeting our neighbours in the Hwange bush

Oct 19, 2013

With so much wilderness around, who wants to work all day? We spent some time exploring the bush and meeting some of our neighbours in the wilderness surrounding Gwango Elephant Lodge in Hwange, Zimba

 
 

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