Birding Accommodation in Southern Africa

WesternCape, EasternCape, NorthernCape, KwazuluNatal, Gauteng, Limpopo Province, NorthWest, Mpumalanga, FreeState

Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Mozambique, Lesotho, Zambia

Establishments with a particular interest in accommodating birders are invited to submit details for inclusion.


MATUSADONA WATER LODGE is situated just off the shoreline of the Matusadona National Park on Lake Kariba. The lodge caters for a maximum of eight guests in four, twin-bedded floating chalets moored in a secluded bay. Each has an en-suite shower, toilet and verandah. The 'mother ship' houses the central bar, lounge and dinning room. Guests commute between this unit and their rooms either by canoe or the camp's motorised pontoon. Activities include boating, canoeing, fishing, game drives and walks. Tel (27-11) 883 0747 and  fax (27-11) 883 0911. email:

RUCKOMECHI CAMP lies on the western boundary of Mana Pools National Park. Set in a large grove of Acacia and Mahogany trees it overlooks the Zambezi River with a superb view of the Zambian Escarpment. The camp sleeps a maximum of 20 guests in ten luxury chalets. Facilities are en-suite and include a shower, toilet and basin. The central dining, pub and lounge area is under cool thatch on the river's edge. Activities include game drives, guided walks, canoe trips and fishing.
Tel (27-11) 883 0747 and  fax (27-11) 883 0911.

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