Deteema Springs

Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

Deteema Springs is a small concession area in a well-known northern region of the Hwange National Park. Close to the Deteema dam, the camp is perched on a slight rocky rise above permanent water springs, offering magnificent views of large concentrations of animals, including elephants.

Open grassland bordered by woodlands

Once a historical picnic site, Deteema Springs Camp rests on the shoulder of a small rise dotted with boulders and fringed by teak and mopane forests. The camp offers views of the seep (or set of springs) to the one side and the Deteema dam to the other.

Game spotting on foot

Deteema Springs camp offers the perfect environment in which to immerse yourself in nature by taking a walking safari. Your experienced Machaba Safaris guide will draw your attention to the details that form part of a bigger story, such as beetles, animal droppings, scents, sounds and spoor.

An intimate camp

Each of the 8 eco-luxury canvas tents is positioned on elevated decks on the side of a slope offering guests privacy, comfort and unrivalled sweeping views. The camp has been designed so that the tents blend into the background, leaving the visiting animals to be the stars of the show.

The wildlife visits you

The seeps of Deteema Springs offer a permanent water source, which attracts daily visits by the famous elephant herds of Hwange. Hundreds of plains game are also a common sight as are packs of African wild dogs hunting on the floodplains. At night, the air is alive with the calls of lion and leopard.

Open grassland bordered by woodlands

Game spotting on foot

An intimate camp

The wildlife visits you

Camp Information

Category

Luxury Safari Camp

Camp Size

1x Family tent 7x Double tents (max 18 people)

Concession Type

Private Site

Region

North-western Hwange National park

Ages

Children above 6 years

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All the comfort without the frills

Machaba Safaris achieves a balance of maximum guest comfort and minimal impact on the environment.

What does this mean?

Machaba Safaris combines the authenticity of the past, the comforts of today and a future-thinking eco-awareness. Our camps feature iconic canvas tents, cooling plunge pools and communal bars and dining areas and reading nooks. We consciously forgo certain conveniences like hairdryers and air-con, and rely on alternative energy to lighten our load on the planet.

How we lighten the load
  • Camp electricity is a hybrid of solar energy and a back-up generator.
  • Low energy consuming appliances and light bulbs.
  • No permanent fixtures means that our campsites can be rehabilitated in 1.5 years.
  • Separate Bio Plants manage kitchen, laundry and staff village solids. 

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Tailored Safari Packages

Inspired by our knowledge and first-hand experience of Botswana and Zimbabwe, we have crafted a series of packages to provide textured and authentic African safaris.

Classic Botswana & Zimbabwe

Botswana & Zimbabwe

Okavango Delta, Hwange National Park

This spectacular safari takes you to the glittering waters of the Okavango Delta and the predator capital of the world, to the banks of the Zambezi River (close to Victoria Falls) and on to the grand Hwange National Park.

  • 11 Nights
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    Shoulder
    1 Nov 2019 - 10 Jan 2020

    $ 8525 pps

    Green
    11 Jan 2020 - 31 Mar 2020

    $ 7811 pps

    Shoulder
    1 Apr 2020 - 31 May 2020

    $ 9360 pps

Classic Hwange

Zimbabwe

Hwange National Park

Take a safari in largest National Park in Zimbabwe. Hwange is a blend of semi-desert, forest and open savannah and is home to great herds of elephant, big cats and a myriad of plains game.

  • 4 Nights
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    Shoulder
    1 Nov 2019 - 10 Jan 2020

    $ 2718 pps

    Green
    11 Jan 2020 - 31 Mar 2020

    $ 2203 pps

    Shoulder
    1 Apr 2020 - 31 May 2020

    $ 3023 pps

Classic Okavango Delta

Botswana

Okavango Delta

Watch elephants swim through the reeds in the Okavango Delta, or a leopard track its prey in the predator capital of the world at Gomoti. It’s the chance to see nature in un-edited detail.

  • 6 Nights
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    Shoulder
    1 Nov 2019 - 10 Jan 2020

    $ 5031 pps

    Green
    11 Jan 2020 - 31 Mar 2020

    $ 4647 pps

    Shoulder
    1 Apr 2020 - 31 May 2020

    $ 5772 pps

Classic Machaba

Zimbabwe & Botswana

Hwange National Park, Okavango Delta

Starting at the world-famous Okavango Delta, this safari includes the Gomoti Game Reserve – known as the predator capital of the world. Thereafter visit the classic safari lands of Hwange National Park.

  • 9 Nights
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    Shoulder
    1 Nov 2019 - 10 Jan 2020

    $ 7605 pps

    Green
    11 Jan 2020 - 31 Mar 2020

    $ 6827 pps

    Shoulder
    1 Apr 2020 - 31 May 2020

    $ 8567 pps

Classic Botswana & Zimbabwe

Classic Hwange

Classic Okavango Delta

Classic Machaba

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