Robin Pope Safaris - John’s Camp

Mana Pools

Mana Pools National Park is situated on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River where you will find John's Camp nestled amongst canopies of Trichelia and Mahogany trees, it is a truly natural wilderness. Across the vast floodplain one can walk with the giants - our African Bull elephants, dine amidst herds of buffalo, gaze upon prides of lion, enjoy sundowners with hippos on the banks of the Zambezi River and bird watch over 400 species of birds.

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Robin Pope Safaris - John’s Camp

John's Camp is nestled amongst canopies of Trichelia and Mahogany trees, set back from the Zambezi River overlooking a floodplain, within Mana Pools. The camp is approximately 45 minutes’ drive from Mana Main Airstrip.

Access is via scheduled charter flights from either Victoria Falls, Harare or other parks in the country. Road transfers from Harare or Lusaka to Chirundu followed by a boat transfer to Nyamepi, Mana Pools and a short 20 minute drive to camp is also an option.


John’s camp has 6 twin/double Meru Tents under fly sheets, with large gauze windows. Tent features include:

En-suite bathroom facilities with flush toilet and overhanging safari-style bucket showers
Inside the tent is a lit changing area complete with a running water basin
Outside Deck Area

With privacy in mind, the tents are generously spaced out along the floodplain adjacent to the Zambezi River. There is a Star bed available for sleep outs but this can only be booked and confirmed in camp.

Tent Interior Star Bed for Sleep Outs Tent Layout Shower Basins View from Tent Toilet Floodplain View from Tent

Camp fire and open air dining
Lounge under main area tent

John’s Camp activities include:
Walking Safaris, day game drives and fishing
There are no night drives and no canoeing activities from John's Camp


Children 12 years and older are welcome at John’s Camp
There are family rooms at John’s Camp. Tents can be converted into a triple to accommodate a child

John’s camp opens from Mid-April to November

John’s camp supports the Anti-poaching fund, The Zambezi Elephant Fund

The Power Source in camp is 220 volts inverted from 12 volt solar available in the kitchen at all times for charging etc. Solar lighting in tents. Paraffin and candlelight in the dining area
There is no WIFI or telephone reception

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