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Hippo Pools Wilderness Camp

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“horse riding”(7 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The booking process was excellent. The "water besse" chalet was pretty good. Hot water source is far away so patience needed . Staff were well trained and enthusiastic Sections of loop road nearby is a big worry Bl

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Hippo pools is peaceful getaway spot from all the mayhem and stress. Went there as a day trip the stuff were friendly and told us there was no need to pay for the entry fee if we were going to do activities. They had a...More

1  Thank Gracie M
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We spent a couple of fantastic nights here recently. Just 2.5 hours from Harare within the Umfurudzi National Park this place is so relaxing and well run with a fantastic ethos towards the local wildlife and villagers. Great camping pitches for Overlanders or tents as...More

Thank Jon B
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We went to Hippo Pools on a Sunday night at the end of August. We had two chalets between six of us - great value for money at $20 per person. The chalets we stayed in were Water Bessie & River Litchie. Very nice with...More

Thank Joanna W
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This is the ideal place to totally unwind and experience the African Riverine bush. The chalets are clean well appointed. basic accommodation en suite toilet and shower unit, crockery and cutlery and bedding provided lots of electrical plug points with a fridge freezer, but you...More

Thank Malcolm B
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Pool
Free Parking
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Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Breakfast Available
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Rumbidzai G
5 October 2015|
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Response from HippoPoolsUmfurudzi | Property representative |
Hi Thank you for your enquiry. The self catering chalets are $30 per person per night. At Hippo Pools you can enjoy: guided walks at $10 per person, horse riding at $20 per person, mountain biking at $10 per... More
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