Wilderness Little Ruckomechi


The camp’s open and stylish living spaces, including a dining room and lounge as well as a plunge pool, all look out over the river – often bristling with swimming elephant – towards the breathtaking Rift Valley escarpment on the Zambian side.

A charming and stylish bush camp with an intimate home-from-home feel wrapped in warm hospitality, it’s the perfect space for small groups or families.

The camp offers three (or four, for private bookings) airy and elegant tents, delightfully showcasing the timelessness of the explorer era, each with wonderful vistas of the iconic river.

Shaded by a canopy of albida trees frequented by local elephants, the camp offers an unforgettable, immersive wildlife experience.

Room Amenities

  • En-Suite
  • Mosquito Nets
  • Safe
  • Tea / Coffee
  • Electrical Outlets
  • Laundry Service

What to Expect

Wild and exclusive, this camp offers thrilling adventures. Guests can explore the wildlife on game drives, tracking animals and learning more about the area from our professional and friendly guides. Walking safaris are also on offer for those wanting an up-close-and-personal sense of Africa. Water safaris are a firm favourite, where guests can look out for pods of hippos, and elephants swimming, feeding and drinking in the water.


Wilderness Little Ruckomechi

Wilderness Little Ruckomechi is a beautiful and intimate camp that celebrates Zimbabwe’s great wilderness, perfect for smaller groups or families. Its airy and elegant en-suite tents, built on low wooden decks, embody the romance of a bygone age, offering a delightful retreat in nature.

Wilderness Little Ruckomechi – Game Drives

Embark on an unforgettable game drive, either in the early morning or late afternoon, in an area renowned for its abundant wildlife. Marvel at the sight of elephants, buffalos, hippos, and elands, along with majestic lions, elusive leopards, and captivating wild dogs. Pause for a refreshing coffee break or a mesmerizing sundowner at a scenic spot, as your knowledgeable guide shares captivating tales of safari bushlore, enriching your experience in the wild.

Wilderness Little Ruckomechi – Guided Nature Walks

Immerse yourself in the untouched beauty of Mana Pools National Park, a remote haven best explored on foot alongside a skilled guide. Discover the hidden treasures and intricate details of the wilderness that often go unnoticed from a vehicle.

A walking safari allows you to embrace a slower pace, offering a profound connection with the landscape and an intimate encounter with nature. Experience firsthand the captivating sights and sounds of the wild as you embark on a guided walk through this breathtaking wilderness, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Wilderness Little Ruckomechi – Canoeing

Indulge in an exhilarating adventure that combines breathtaking exercise with awe-inspiring sights. Immerse yourself in the untamed beauty of the river as you observe it from the captivating vantage point of hippo eye-level. Engage your senses and feel the rush of excitement as you paddle along, absorbing the panoramic views and immersing yourself in the wonders of nature.

This extraordinary experience offers a unique perspective, allowing you to witness the river’s vibrant ecosystem up close and create cherished memories that will leave you breathless. Prepare for an unforgettable journey that combines physical activity with awe-inspiring encounters in the heart of untamed wilderness.

Wilderness Little Ruckomechi – River Cruise

Embark on a captivating cruise down the majestic Zambezi River, immersing yourself in the vibrant tapestry of life that thrives within its waters and along its banks. Witness the graceful flight of birds, the playful presence of hippos, and the awe-inspiring sight of elephants as they traverse the river’s edge.

Marvel at the possibility of encountering a vibrant carmine colony, their colors vivid against the backdrop of an African sunset. This leisurely voyage offers an enchanting experience, allowing you to connect with nature and witness the captivating harmony of wildlife in its natural habitat. Prepare for an unforgettable journey that combines tranquility, wildlife encounters, and the breathtaking allure of the Zambezi River.

Wilderness Little Ruckomechi – Fishing

Delve into the abundant aquatic realm of Mana Pools, where bream (tilapia) and barbel (catfish) grace the waters, enticing fishing enthusiasts with their presence. Engage in the thrilling pursuit of angling, as you cast your line and await the exhilarating moment of a bite.

In the spirit of conservation, fishing at Mana Pools is practiced on a catch and release basis, allowing these magnificent creatures to thrive undisturbed. For avid fishermen, it is recommended to bring your own equipment, as our provisions encompass basic fishing tackle. Prepare for an unforgettable adventure as you navigate the Zambezi’s currents, aiming to secure the prized catch of a tigerfish.

Immerse yourself in the allure of angling amidst the breathtaking backdrop of Mana Pools’ natural splendor.


  • Non-smoking hotel
  • Bar
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Airport transportation
  • Laundry Service
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