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Certainly, the most luxurious and relaxing property on Lake Kariba this is a beautiful location and an ideal addition to any itinerary. Bumi Hills Safari Lodge is a brilliant accommodation option, slightly removed from your typical safari lodge it offers a more hotel style with fantastic views and relaxation as well as some optional safari.
Bumi Hills Safari Lodge boasts one of Africa’s finest wilderness locations with an elevated position on a range of remote hills overlooking the vastness of Lake Kariba. Bumi is situated near the North Eastern border of the Matusadona National Park and is easily accessible by light aircraft and boat, allowing you to be swiftly transported into paradise without the stress of a long journey.
Situated on the sparkling shores of Lake Kariba, the beautiful Matusadona National Park was proclaimed a non-hunting area in 1958 and as such is wonderfully rich in wildlife and vegetation.
With a ready supply of regenerative grasses as a source of food and an abundance of water from the lake, buffalo, waterbuck, zebra, and impala have thrived. With this so have the predators, so you can expect incredible wildlife viewing opportunities. The lake itself is teeming with huge Nile crocodiles and the lake shored offers fantastic herds of elephants and the Big Five. Meanwhile, birdlife thrives here, so keep an eye out for the population of fish-eagles, amongst many others.
Spend your days cruising on the water or meandering the surrounds on a walking safari; discover the ancient secrets within the fossilised dinosaur footprints unique to this area. Activities include guided walking safaris, stargazing, boating, birding, catch-and-release fishing, day and night game drives searching for lions in particular, as well as engaging cultural visits to our nearby local community.
This property fits nicely into any safari itinerary either to break up your safari time or finish with some relaxation on the water. Taking time to float in the infinity pool or head out on a sundowner cruise. Any of the 10 gorgeous Lake View Suites will offer a relaxing stay – or if you’re a group or family think about the Baobab Villa with its own exclusive views or guides.