Khulu Ivory "Grandfather of Ivory" is located on a private concession of
The beauty of this camp is that it combines luxurious and private accommodation
with old world hospitality.
Khulu overlooks an ancient riverbed, in today's terms called a 'vlei' and the
waterhole in this vlei is known to attract a variety of the greatest wildlife
and bird life in Hwange National Park.
Designed for those who are looking for a real escape, Khulu caters for no more
than twelve guests at a time. This intimate camp comprises of three bespoke
thatched safari style suites built onto platforms. The rooms are well appointed
and each designed in a modern contemporary style. Each suite has an indoor and
outdoor shower, a balcony for game viewing and individual tea and coffee making
facilities. The beds are twins, but can be converted to super king size for
double occupancy. Khulu has been carefully designed to have minimal impact to
its surroundings and the environment.
Khulu's main area has a full bar and provides a wide variety of local and
imported beverages. There is a plunge pool located on the deck of the main area,
as well as a raised fire pit for stargazing and night caps. All the camps water
is from our borehole and there is an on site laundry service.
Khulu Ivory offers guests guided game viewing on our private concession and/or
in the National Park.
Activities on offer are; half or full day game drives, night drives, visits to
the Painted Dog Conservation Centre, walking safaris, pan/hide sits and game
counts (on request).
Khulu Ivory is accessible via the Bulawayo/Victoria Falls main road and arriving
at Ivory Lodge. Ivory Lodge is only two kilometers off the Bulawayo/Victoria
Falls road. The distance from Bulawayo is 258 kilometers and from Victoria Falls
180 kilometers. Hwange airport is only 8 kilometers away.
Khulu Ivory is a tribute to Cedric Wilde one of the Directors of the Amalinda
Collection, who it is named after. Khulu is the community and staff's
affectionate name for Cedric and it means 'grandfather'. Cedric is third
generation Zimbabwean and came to Hwange in 2002 when, due to the politics in
Zimbabwe, he lost his farm. Cedric's talent and indeed passion lie in the
planning and creating of beautiful lodges and camps in wildlife and wilderness
areas of this country. Having built the flagship of the collection Camp Amalinda
some 23 years ago, it is not since then that he has designed and built a camp of
this calibre. If you are lucky enough to be in camp with Khulu himself your
evenings will be spent around the fire, talking of days gone by and strumming to
old country tunes. Khulu Ivory is testament to the man amongst men that is