Baobab safaris have access to the Gache Gache hunting concession.This area is located on the north eastern basin of lake Kariba. The area covers in excess of a 100 000 acres and is divided between the mountainous region, a flat woodland area and in the dry season, large flood plains created by the receding lake water.
The camp consists of ethnic thatched chalets/bungalows. Chalets are comfortable with en-suite bathroom facilities, hot and cold shower, basin and flush toilet. The camp is powered with 12 V solar lighting.
Laundry is done daily. All beds have mosquito nets.
There are 12V to 220V inverters available to charge Cell Phones, Cameras , Laptops etc. (there is Cell phone signal in camp). Please remember to bring the correct charging cables and any adaptors you may require for your equipment.
The main Lapa consists of lounge, bar and dining area with patio and splash pool. The well equipped bush kitchen provides excellent home cooked meals.
The drive from Harare Main is a little over 6 hours, whilst a Charter Flight is approximately 1 hour and 15mins. A well maintained landing strip is within 2kms drive of the camp.
Apart from the exciting elephant and buffalo hunting in the area some of the other main attractions that the area has to offer is the possibility of hunting huge 14 foot crocodiles and hippos on land.
Expected Trophy size of Elephants in this area is 40 Pounds.
There are many Buffalos in the area and although you will see big herds in the area we target the lone Dagga Bulls. the average Trophy size is between 36 and 38 inches.To shoot a 40 inch Buffalo is not un common.
This area is an ideal Habitat for leopards and the prime time to get a big male on bait is June and July.The leopards are not as big as in the low veld and the average weight of the males are between 60 and 65 kg.
This is one of the main attractions of the area because Hunters have the opportunity to hunt Hippo on land.
You can literally see hundreds of Crocodile on a day and probably the best Crocodile Hunting in Africa. Experience the thrill of Hunting a 14 foot Crocodile.
Gache Gache / Kanyati area
Located on the shores of the Eastern basin of Lake Kariba, the Gache Gache / Kanyati area covers in excess of 100,000 acres. The area is divided between the mountainous region, a flat woodland area and in the dry season, large flood plains created by the receding lake water. There is a network of hunting and game viewing roads. Wildlife includes elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard, crocodile, hippo, waterbuck and other antelope.
Lake Kariba is one of the largest man-made lakes in the world. It lies 1300 kilometers up from the Indian Ocean along the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. Lake Kariba filled between 1958 and 1963 following the completion of the Kariba dam at its northeastern end, flooding the Kariba gorge on the Zambezi River. Lake Kariba is over 220 kilometers long and up to 40 kilometers in width. It covers an area of 5,580 square kilometers.