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Bumi Hills Safari Lodge & Spa

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The Bumi Hills Lodge is wonderful. We flew in a 4 seater aircraft from Victoria falls. On arrival we had a very warm welcome and met Madison who was to be our guide for the three nights that we were staying. We had a lovely room which looked out on Lake Kariba. The rate included Breakfast/Lunch and Dinner and all...

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AfricanBushCamps, Public Relations Manager at Bumi Hills Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear John and Jacquie Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted to hear back from you! We couldn't be happier that you enjoyed your stay and were so lucky to see a leopard stalking it's prey! Come back soon! Until then take care and warmest regards, The African Bush Camps team

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

I happened upon Bumi Hills Safari Lodge after a chance internet search whilst on a family holiday in Zimbabwe. (My partner is Zimbabwean and we come every couple of years). What a lucky find! I've just spent four incredible days here and the trip has revitalized me and inspired me to no end. Since I travel for a living as...

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AfricanBushCamps, Public Relations Manager at Bumi Hills Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Lauren Thank you for taking the time to review Bumi Hills. We are delighted that you found and enjoyed staying with us. Please do join us again on your next trip. In the meantime, Take care and warmest regards The African Bush Camps team

London
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We stayed at Bumi Hills for 3 Nights. The location is fantastic we had a room overlooking the Bumi Plains and Lake, with elephants and buffalo grazing daily. The game drives along the shoreline were great, it was a photographers dream as the colours are so good. Our Guide Maxwell, was great. Extremely friendly and informative and very patient! The...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 6 August 2016

I went with my family from Germany for one week right to BUMI Hills to celebrate my 60. birthday. It was perfect. Accomodation was perfect (overview to lake Kariba), the meals very fine, dinner at the lakeshore, wine of the best, the staff very very fiendly and game viewing the best, I had in africa (I`ve been to Afrika several...

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BumiHillsSafariLodge, Public Relations Manager at Bumi Hills Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Hi Peter, Thank you so much for taking the time to review Bumi Hills Safari Lodge. We are so happy that you loved your stay at Bumi Hills. It really is one of the most beautiful places in the world, and a fitting place to celebrate your 60th birthday. We hope you come back to stay again soon. In the...

Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I love the wild and staying at such an exquisite safari lodge just made this the most memorable holiday powerful ever. This place is a must to visit and stay in in one's lifetime. I have never seen so many elephants and Buffaloes by the showline everyday of our stay there. The fishing was exceptional as I lost my sense...

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BumiHillsSafariLodge, Public Relations Manager at Bumi Hills Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Hello Ntinibjn Thank you so much for the kind words about Bumi Hills. The game viewing in our part of the world is astonishing- we are very lucky to be able to share that with our guests. It is always great to lose yourself in the beauty and tranquility of the wild, and Kariba is the best place to forget...

Elmton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

A final stop on our 3 week tour and what a finale. We had a choice of rooms, but the amazing view from the elephant room easily won. What can beat an early pre dawn game drive watching Lions wandering through the bush, followed by a lazy few hours on the balcony watching elephants, hippo and buffalo visiting the lake,...

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BumiHillsSafariLodge, Public Relations Manager at Bumi Hills Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Hi FizzyPhysio, Thank you so much for the great review of Bumi Hills. It is a really special place and we love guests who appreciate the splendor of Zimbabwe like we do. Congratulations on winning the fishing competition- what a perfect way to round off your trip! We hope to see you, and your prize winning fishing skills, back at...

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Spent three days at this incredible resort and enjoyed every moment. It was the highlight of our Zimbabwe holiday. From the exhilarating 6 seater flight to Bumi Hills to the game drives everything exceeded expectations. The Elephant Room, which we stayed in, overlooked a water hole and Lake Kariba where we could watch all different species of animals go about...

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BumiHillsSafariLodge, Public Relations Manager at Bumi Hills Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Hi _mconstable48, Thank you so much for your kind words about Bumi Hills! I will be sure to pass on your praise to Charles and the rest of the team. We take pride in our work and we are so glad that we made your trip to Zimbabwe so special. Please come back and visit us again soon! Warmest regards...

Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent luxurious accommodation, food and the staff really make an effort to make your stay special. Rooms overlook the Kariba lake where we often saw in excess of 50 elephants at the same time either grazing or swimming with the hippos. There were a lot of elephants and quite a few small calves being protected by the matriarchs. We were...

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BumiHillsSafariLodge, Public Relations Manager at Bumi Hills Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Hi Geoff, Watching a herd of elephants amble around the banks of Lake Kariba is one of lifes greatest pleasures- we are so happy that we got to share that with you. Thank you for your kind words about Bumi Hills, I will pass on your praise to the rest of the team. We hope to see you again soon!...

Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I was there one day ago and had a fabulous time for the entire 3 days i was there, every minute of it! Very well run place, staff very friendly and professional. Staff went all out to make our time memorable. The food is to die for, one gets the feeling the chef is cooking specifically for them. Will go...

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BumiHillsSafariLodge, Public Relations Manager at Bumi Hills Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Hi tecla2016, Thank you for choosing to stay at Bumi Hills. We are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us. Bumi Hills is a magical place, and we strive to make sure that our guests feel special when they visit us. I will make sure to pass on your praise to the chef. He will be thrilled that...

Lagos State, Nigeria
Reviewed 12 July 2016

I was part of a tour group visiting Zimbabwe for the Sanganai/Hlanganani 2016 World Tourism Expo, and we arrived Kariba in the evening of June 8. The next day we flew to Bumi Hills. The flight was nice and just flying over Lake Kariba was great. We were received by waiting jeeps once we touched down and taken to the...

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BumiHillsSafariLodge, Public Relations Manager at Bumi Hills Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Hi Omoniyi_David, Thank you for your kind words about Bumi Hills. There is no better way to enjoy Kariba than on a sunset cruise, the vistas are breathtaking. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again soon. Take care and warmest regards, Bumi Hills Safari Lodge

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bumi Hills Safari Lodge and Spa boasts one of Africa’s finest wilderness locations with an elevated position on a range of remote hills overlooking the vastness of Lake Kariba. Bumi is situated near the North Eastern border of the Matusdona National Park and is easily accessible by light aircraft and boat, allowing you to be swiftly transported into paradise without the stress of a long journey. The safari lodge has a total of 10 rooms, all with views over Lake Kariba. All rooms are premium rooms with balconies and uninhibited views over Lake Kariba. There are garden rooms available too, reserved for guides and tour leaders, with slated terraces, set a little way back behind and on a level above the premium rooms. Taking centre stage is the beautiful infinity pool that seems to blend endlessly into the lake horizon. The pool is surrounded by intimate wine and dining terraces on different levels. The lodge interiors have been beautifully finished in a fusion of contemporary western and African styles. Bumi Hills Safari Lodge is situated on an extensive wildlife conservation area. Bumi Hills is home to lion, leopard, big herds of elephant and buffalo, as well as a multitude of different plains game. Guests can indulge in superb fishing in the lake waters surrounding the safari lodge with bream and the fighting tiger fish in abundance. Birding and cultural experiences (with the rich local Tonga culture) also abound. Bumi Hills Safari Lodge is a dream wedding destination – an incredible setting for a small, intimate event (maximum of 46 pax) whilst enjoying special time with family and friends surrounded by Lake Kariba and a myriad of wildlife! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bumi Hills Safari Lodge & Spa

Address: Bumi Hills | Lake Kariba, Kariba, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Mashonaland West Province > Kariba
Price Range: ₹ 43,310 - ₹ 67,550 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bumi Hills Safari Lodge & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“We heard that the Elephant Room was the one so we asked for that and got it.”
JohnboyOxon, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We had elephant room, which had great views”
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paulafrenchp, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Wifi in the central hall, not in the rooms, take the rooms with overview to Lake Kariba.”
xpan456, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are well appointed with great views of the lake and game”
ntinibjn, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Any one of the premium luxury rooms, great view of the lake!”
tecla2016, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
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