Great Plains Conservation has launched Mpala Jena Camp and the Mpala Jena Suites in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.
In the same vein as Zarafa and Duba Plains in Botswana, Mpala Jena has just four luxury tents and a two-bedroom suites – six rooms in total. It is situated in a private concession within Zambezi National Park overlooking the Zambezi River and in the shade of indigenous trees.
The camp’s tents are under canvas, with open (netted) views of the river and Moroccan influences through the décor. Decking in front of the tent leads to a private plunge pool with views of the Zambezi River. Its environmentally-friendly design includes the use of recycled hardwoods and canvas, while the camp’s electricity needs come from solar power.
Activities include guided wildlife drives, walks, morning or afternoon boat cruises and canoeing (water level dependent) throughout the day. The camp has custom-built Landcruisers specially designed for photography, taking just four to six guests each and stocked with reference books, drinks and snacks. The nightly guest rates also include the opportunity to enjoy a one-day excursion into Victoria Falls town and a visit to the Falls.