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Torquay, Australia
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We traveled from Victoria falls to Bomani lodge and a couple of hours into the road trip we detoured to the train line to finish the trip by the "Elephant train", what a great way to experience the terrain. Along the way we came across several giraffe, baboons and roan next to the rail line. The carriage stopped so we...

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Hayley F, Marketing Manager at Bomani Tented Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Chooka57, Thank you very much for your fantastic review! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay and the team at camp looked after you so well. It's a pity you didn't get to see lion during your stay but your other wildlife sightings were wonderful. We hope you made many magical memories during your safari with us...

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights. The lodge offered so many great activities for our family and we all loved the experience. We arrived by private train "elephant express" - a 2 hour train safari through the park. Each day we had day or night game drives or walks, sunset drinks or a chance to sit in "the Hide" and watch...

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Hayley F, Marketing Manager at Bomani Tented Lodge, responded to this review

Dear NZBec, Thank you for your great review! It sounds like you certainly took advantage of all the fantastic activities we have on offer at Bomani and that you left with many wonderful memories of your stay! Best wishes, The Imvelo Team

Heers, Belgium
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We - two couples - stayed 3 nights at Bomani. We came from Nehimba lodges (also member of the "Imvelo Safari Lodges" group) by train, the Elephant express. What a very nice experience. I would absolutely recommend it. It takes about +/- 2 hours thru different landscapes with lots of wildlife. Lunch is served on the train. Upon arrival at...

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Hayley F, Marketing Manager at Bomani Tented Lodge, responded to this review

Dear robertdeglin, Thank you for you lovely comprehensive and detailed review following your recent stay at Bomani. We are so happy you enjoyed your ride on the Elephant Express - this is such a popular and unique way to transfer between camps, and great fun is had by all! Your lovely feedback regarding the team at the camp and the...

Aalst, Belgium
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We travelled from Nehimba (another Imvelo lodge at Hwange) to Bomani using the elephant express (semi-open converted rail car) rather than via road or charter flight. The elephant express is great fun ! During the 2 hours rail trip we actually got to see plenty of game. We arrived at the camp and got a warm welcome by Janice the...

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Hayley F, Marketing Manager at Bomani Tented Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Stijn M, Wow, thank you for your fantastic review! It sounds like you had a fantastic stay with us at our special little spot in the bush and you definitely had excellent animal sightings. We hope you left with lots of wonderful memories of your stay. Thank you for the great comments on all the staff and the food...

Aurora, Illinois
Reviewed 11 July 2016

In the middle of the African bush, i didn't expect to receive such excellent service and hospitality. Our guide (Aubrey) was knowledgeable and attentive and made our game rides extremely fun. We saw a wide variety of animals and Aubrey always took the time to answer and explain any questions we had. I also didn't expect to eat some of...

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Hayley P, Marketing Director at Bomani Tented Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ellen D, Thank you so much for taking the time to review Bomani and thank you especially for the 5 stars! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed the hospitality and the food and we would love for you to return one day! I will pass on your lovely comments to the team at camp and will let Aubrey...

Rheinfelden, Switzerland
Reviewed 24 June 2016

We stayed at Bomani for four days and enjoyed every single moment. Staff is extremely friendly and corteous, every game drive was a new experience with very knowledgeable guides. The Chef spoiled us with his fantastic food every day! Absolutely recommendable.... Africa at its best!!

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Hayley P, Marketing Director at Bomani Tented Lodge, responded to this review

Dear DoHei227956, Thank you for the fantastic review and especially for the 5 stars! We are so pleased to read you enjoyed the Bomani hospitality and thank you for the wonderful compliments on the guiding and the camp staff! We hope to see you again one day soon! All the very best from the whole Imvelo team.

Fleet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 June 2016

We spent 5 days in Bomani with 8 other people in our group and were all blown away by the experience. All the staff were so welcoming and friendly remembering all our names even at 5.45 in the morning with our early call for our cereal and toast breakfast around the camp fire. Pets & Vosa, our drivers were very...

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Hayley P, Marketing Director at Bomani Tented Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Seniorcottens, Thank you for taking the time to review Bomani and especially for the 5 stars! I will pass on your lovely comments to the whole team who love nothing more than sharing our piece of paradise and ensuring that our guests have a wonderful safari holiday. We hope you will return one day again soon! All the very...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We had a wonderful time staying at the Bomani Lodges. The staff were amazing and took such good care of us. The guides were very knowledgeable and friendly. Out on Safari we got to see elephants, giraffes, hippos, zebras, buffalo, ardvark + much more. The trip to the school and village was also a wonderful experience. Memories to last a...

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Hayley P, Marketing Director at Bomani Tented Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Amanda N, Thank you so much for the 5 stars and the lovely review! We are so pleased to read you enjoyed the hospitality at Bomani and also had such good game viewing. Thank you for choosing us for your safari holiday and we hope you will return one day soon! All the very best from the whole Imvelo...

Durango, Colorado
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

I've dreamed of going to Africa my whole life. Finally made it with my sisters. Bomani was by far the most enjoyable part of the whole trip. Staff was amazing, game rides were thrilling regardless of what we saw or did that day. Wish we had spent more time there. Trying to find a way back to my dream trip!

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Hayley F, Marketing Manager at Bomani Tented Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Cora H, Thank you for your wonderful 5 star review - we are so happy to have helped make your dream come true and thank you for choosing Bomani! We hope you left with many wonderful memories and we would love to welcome you back on your next African adventure! Warm wishes The Imvelo Team

Hoylake, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 May 2016

We stayed in three Imvelo lodges and visited another during our stay in Zimbabwe. All are wonderful and highly recommended but our favourite was Bomani. Funnily enough, it's the most "rustic" of the four (although not that rustic!) but it just has a very special feel. AND Janice and her wonderful team exceeded our expectations every day. So what's so...

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Hayley F, Marketing Manager at Bomani Tented Lodge, responded to this review

Dear OtistheBlackCat, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! It sounds like you enjoyed the remoteness and wildness of Bomani - its great to immerse yourself in the bush and be surrounded by wild animals. It sounds like you had wonderful experiences with lions and elephants close by - how exhilarating! We will pass all your lovely comments on...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bomani Tented Lodge situated in the remote south east corner of Hwange National Park at Ngamo comprises:6 Hornbill luxury tents built on raised teak decks with en suite bathrooms with hot and cold running water showers and flush toilets. 4 Spurwing Luxury Tent Suites at ground level larger and again with en suite bathrooms with hot and cold running water and flush toilets1 Royal Suite which is a thatched brick cottage with all amenities incl overhead fans and bar fridges.The main lodge comprising bar lounge and dining room overlooks waterhole frequented by all the big game prevalent in the area.Game activities in the area include drives, walks and night drives conducted by fully licensed professional guides. ... more   less 

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Address: Ngamo Village, Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Hwange National Park
Hotel Class:3 star — Bomani Tented Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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“All suites have a view to the waterhole”
 of 5 bubbles squashtragic, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the tent furthest from the Lodge”
  • cape Buffalo, about 200 of them, trundle past our tent in the morning
  • Our tent was furthest from the Lodge
 of 5 bubbles jamesbR6768GM, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Hornbill tents are comfortable and perfect for a stay at Bomani.”
 of 5 bubbles TimH73, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The tents with the tile floors and attached bathroom tent is excellent.”
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 of 5 bubbles E7406TFchrisl, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“They are all perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles TheKing63, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
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