Musango Lodge

Musango Safari Camp is an exclusive, 16-bed owner-run camp, on its own island in Lake Kariba overlooking the Matusadona National Park.

Your host, Steve Edwards, has over 45 years of experience, with an intimate knowledge of the bush and the history and wildlife of this area. His wife Wendy handles the reservations as well as managing the camp, training the staff, supervising the cooking and cultivating the gardens.

Musango offers an abundance of both wild animals and birds with a large selection of activities available, or the option to simply relax. From guided walking safaris and ‘Big Five’ game drives to tiger fishing on Lake Kariba, guests can experience the abundant wildlife in a multitude of ways. Activities are fun, informal, and operated by trained and experienced guides.

Children are welcome.

Activities On Offer

Capture the essence and ambiance that wild Kariba is so famous for:

  • breath taking bush and lake scenery
  • unforgettable photographic opportunities
  • wildlife experiences second to none
  • involvement in wildlife research projects
  • village school tours
  • unbeatable fishing opportunities
  • day sailing trips
  • specialist birding trips with nearly 400 species recorded!

Gain fascinating insights into the local history, geology, archaeology, and paleontology. Visit early Stone Age tool quarries, or go on a dinosaur fossil hunt with Steve, who is an expert on the subject. He has recently discovered the fossil remains of a dinosaur called a Phytosaurus. This is the only specimen of its kind in Africa south of the Sahara and can be seen at Musango!

The camp is accessible from Victoria Falls, Harare, or Kariba via light-aircraft charter into Bumi Hills airstrip, via lake transfers by speedboat from Kariba, and, for the more adventurous, by 4×4 along the backroads.