Ruckomechi camp is situated on the western boundary of Mana Pools National Park in North-east Zimbabwe. It has a private concession area around the camp. Please note
Ruckomechi camp is only open to visitors requiring an overnight stop prior to the Mana Canoe Trail.
It is the sister camp to Chikwenya and is situated in a large grove of acacia and mahogany trees overlooking the Zambezi River, with a superb view of the Zambian Escarpment.
The combination of great game viewing, a multitude of activities and stunning scenery, make this camp one of the best in all Africa.
The predators, including Lion, Wild Dog and Leopard, are often sighted, and large concentrations of Buffalo can be found along the river's edges. Kudu, Zebra, Impala and Waterbuck can be seen on the surrounding plains.
Elephant take advantage of the plentiful "albida" trees in the area. Bird~watching tends to be good, with the river attracting large numbers of water birds. The grunting of Hippos can be heard all day.
The camp sleeps 20 guests in 10 thatched chalets. Facilities are en suite and include a shower, toilet and basin.
There is one honeymoon suite overlooking the Zambezi River with an outside "bath with a view".
The central dining, pub and lounge area is under cool thatch, on the river's edge, facing the escarpment.
A wooden viewing deck provides the perfect place for gazing at the Zambezi River and the mountains. There is a plunge pool.
The food in the camp is of a very high standard and vegetarian or other dietary preferences can be catered for provided the camp is advised. Bottled water is available.
Ruckomechi Camp Map: