DAY TRIPS

Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and enjoy one of the amazing day trip options on offer at the unique Bushman Rock. Located a mere 40minute drive from the centre of Harare on one of the few working wineries in the country, we offer guests the possibility of combining locally sourced sumptuous cuisine, magnificent views, local Estate wines, a 450 hectare wildlife reserve and picturesque lakes.

 

Our boutique picnic boxes are prepared daily by Chef Peter and the exact menu is dependent on what is available from the Estate market garden and locally farmed produce. Prepared in strict COVID compliant protocols and served in 100% disposable packaging these stunning picnics are enjoyed in a selection of serene and relaxing locations. Minimal staff contact is encouraged to ensure privacy and COVID compliance and every picnic includes Estate wine, homemade lemonade and bottled water. Should you feel the need for additional drinks, our waiters will supply your requirements in a cooler-box for your self-service but please ensure you place orders at check-in. Bespoke picnics designed to cater for specific dietary requirements are available but please ensure that a minimum of 48 hours notice for any vegetarian, vegans, gluten intolerant and Halaal guests.

GARDEN PICNIC USD $30PP

Looking for a truly relaxing day filled with the sights and sounds of the African bush this is the option for you. Picnics are served under the deep shade of the acacia trees on the banks of the dam and listen to the chirping birdsong, the cry of the fish-eagle and keep your eyes open for the zebra and wildlife grazing on the banks opposite.Add a little adventure to your booking with the addition of one of the activities. Please note that activities must be added on booking and are conducted at a set times. Refunds are not given should you miss the allocated activity time.

PONTOON PICNIC USD45PP

This newly added option is ideal for those special romantic occasions. Meander along the banks for the lake drinking in the natural beauty of the manicured vine covered valley, msasa forest and granite kopjies. Once you arrive at the secluded private beach you will disembark from the pontoon and recline in your deckchair under the middle-eastern date palms, whilst the guide offloads your picnic. You will be left to sip on your glass of chilled wine, devour the sumptuous meal and absorb the splendours of nature for an hour and a half until the pontoon returns to take you back to the harbour. On leaving you are able to pass through the winery were you can purchase the wide range of Estate produce from Free Range Eggs to Estate Wine and pure Juice.

GAME DRIVE PICNIC USD 50PP

Embrace the Bushman in you with the unique wild al fresco option. After completing sign-in formalities, you will be jump up into the safari vehicle and enjoy a hour long guided safari through our wildlife reserve. Keep your eyes peeled for the 14 species of reintroduced animals and for the over 175 species of birds so far identified on the 1000 acre wildlife reserve. Your picnic is served in a beautiful secluded spot in the game reserve, under majestic trees and surrounded by nature. The guide will leave you to enjoy your privacy and will return after an hour where you will continue your safari, eventually returning to the Lodges.