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    Hippo Pools Wilderness Camp

    Umfurudzi Safari Area, Harare, Zimbabwe
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    Overview
    • Excellent49%
    • Very good45%
    • Average4%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible0%
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    “horse riding” (7 reviews)
    “sandy beaches” (2 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Pool
    Family Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Laundry Service
    Paid Wifi
    Restaurant
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    1 - 5 of 42 reviews

    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

    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
    Reviewed 10 April 2017

    We had three nights away from the potholes and misery of Harare: walked with Simba, a good guide through deep forest, where he pointed out birds, identified their calls even when we couldn't see them, identified many indigenous trees and explained their usefulness in traditional...More

    Thank Sarah C
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
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    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 30
    • Location
    • Zimbabwe >
    • Harare Province >
    • Harare
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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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