Be a little different and go on a safari at night by spotlight through a private game reserve near the Victoria Falls National Park in Zimbabwe. Encounter abundant nocturnal wildlife in a very different world. Relax around an open campfire enjoying a lovely bush dinner, as you listen to the nocturnal sounds of the bush.
Game viewing at night by spotlight offers a whole new experience in Victoria Falls that most tourists don’t get to see.Your journey beginswith and an afternoon departure pick up from Victoria Falls town. You’ll be taken to a private reserve, 12 kilometers from the town centre, where you will enjoy an afternoon game drive until sunset.
Meander in an open, well-kitted 4×4 through a changing landscape of scenic lakeshores and basalt plains, to the Kalahari sands and teak forests of the Nakavango Private Game Reserve. Your experienced and knowledgeable guide will share fascinating facts about the African bush, along with their experiences of living here.
At sunset, you will stopover at a splendid vantage point to enjoy some drinks and snacks, stretch your legs and chat about the afternoon’s adventures with fellow travelers. At dusk, the spotlight comes out to give you the opportunity of seeing what happens at night in the African bush. Guides are trained to use the spotlight in a responsible manner, with the goal of minimizing disturbance to game during the safari.
Enjoy a night game drive in the pristine wilderness that will give you a chance to see nocturnal animals. The guided safari will take you through the natural African bush where you are likely to spot species such as Lion, Rhino, Elephant, Buffalo, Leopard, Jackal, Hyena, Civets, Servals, Genets, Night Apes, Honey Badgers and plains game among others.
Observe active predators and their constantly alert prey. Spot a lion on the prowl under the cover of darkness.This adventure will heighten your senses, and have your pulse racing. You will feel as if you have truly left the familiar behind.
After approximately 1 ½ hours, depending on the time of year, your guide will bring you back to atraditional open-air enclosure for a lovely dinner under the stars. The 3 course BBQ meal is complemented by wine, cold beer and light refreshments. Savor the atmosphere as you listen to wildlife calls and see the animals come to drink at the waterhole nearby.
It’s one of the finest experiences, sitting outside under the star-studded African night sky, relaxing around an open fire,savoring a delicious meal, a couple of drinks and good company. Stay as long as you like enjoying the campfire, drinks and conversation. Your driver will drop you back to your hotelonce you’re ready.