Information on tourism destination for Zimbabwe


Information on the Safari Regions of Botswana

Zimbabwe is a landlocked country bordered by Botswana, Zambia and Namibia. Zimbabwe offers excellent and well-maintained parks and reserves which are also rated among the best in Africa. Rich in biological diversity, the distinctive woodlands dominated by brachystegia trees are characterised by a unique variety of flora and fauna. A visit to Victoria Falls to see the falls as well as greatest variety of methods of wildlife viewing in Africa including day and night game drives in 4x4 safari vehicles, houseboats, motorboats, walking and canoeing safaris. Experience some of the best game viewing by vehicle with opportunities to see wild dogs in Mana Pools area, rhinos in Matusadona or huge herds of elephants in Hwange.

Displaying Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls lies along the Zambezi River, forming a border between Zimbabwe, Zambia, and Botswana. The gateway to the great Mosi-oa-Tunya (the smoke that thunders), commonly known as 'the falls', this natural wonder produces great sprays of mist while displaying beautiful rainbows due to the endless waterfalls. It is perfect for visiting between July and December. Victoria Falls offers guests a plethora of activities, including sunrise and sunset boat cruises on the Zambezi River, scenic helicopter flights over Victoria Falls and, of course, a tour of the fall's rainforest and waterfall. Guests who desire excitement can participate in adrenaline activities such as bungee jumping, gorge swinging, and zip lining over the Victoria Falls gorges.
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views of the Zambezi

Zambezi National Park

Zambezi National Park is located on the falls' western side, approximately 40 km along the Zambezi River. The park is well known for its abundance of antelopes. Elephants, zebras, kudus, elands and lions can also be seen during game drives and safari walks. With its proximity to Victoria Falls, activities and tours of the falls can easily be arranged for guests staying at lodges in this area. The rainy season is between November and May, and access to Zambezi National Park is in 4x4 vehicles only.
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Views of the Mana Pools National Park

Mana Pools National Park

Mana Pools National Park is located in the lower Zambezi's southern section and northeast of Lake Kariba and Victoria Falls. Mana Pools National Park is arguably the most beautiful game reserve in Africa, renowned for its walking safaris. As well as offering exceptional nature walk safaris and spectacular game sightings, it is also known for providing the best canoeing safari experience in Southern Africa from the Kariba Dam through to Kariba Gorge to the border of Mana Pools along the national park border.
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Mana Pools

Hwange National Park

Hwange National Park is situated south of Victoria Falls and is Zimbabwe's largest national park. This area is well known for its huge elephant population of more than 24000 and large herds of buffalos. In addition, Hwange has over 100 species of mammals, such as zebra, wildebeest, wild dogs and lion, plus a variety of birds, including kori bustard and Bradfield's hornbill. The dry season is from June to October when the game concentrates around the waterholes providing guests with excellent opportunities to see animals. Hwange National Park is accessible by road (4x4 is required during the rainy season) or air on domestic flights.
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Lake Kariba

Lake Kariba and Matusadona National Park

Matusadona National Park is situated along the southern shores of Lake Kariba and is rated one of the best parks in Africa for tracking rhinos on foot. This abundant wilderness area offers excellent sightings of predators, including lions, leopards, hyenas and cheetahs. The park also offers incredible sightings of impala, warthog, kudu, waterbuck, hippos and crocodiles and includes an astonishing variety of birds, with over 350 recorded species. Guests staying at the camps and lodges within the private concessions will have the opportunity to do night game drives and spot nocturnal animals rarely seen during the day. Fishing in Lake Kariba is excellent. Matusadona National Park is accessible by road, boat and air .
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Chivilia falls at Gonarezhou

Gonarezhou National Park

Gonarezhou National Park is one of the more remote national parks in the southeast bordering Mozambique. It is the second-largest national park in Zimbabwe, covering over 5000 km² and forms part of the Greater Limpopo Transfrontier Park, which incorporates parks in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. Gonarezhou is where the Mwenezi River passes through to the west, the Runde River passes through its heart, and the Save River forms the western boundary, all of which help sustain the wildlife population. Gonarezhou means "the place of many elephants" and is home to over 11500 of these pachyderms, but there are also often sightings of lions, hyenas, wild dogs and giraffes within the boundaries of the park. The dry season is from May through October and is an excellent time for game viewing. The easiest way to access Gonerazhoue is by charter flight from Victoria Falls and Harare, but driving is also possible.
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Matobo National Park

Matobo National Park

Matobo National Park is in southwest Zimbabwe and is a unique part of Zimbabwe. Famous for having over 3000 San Bushman rock paintings and breathtaking views from the Matobo Hills, this area is one of the best to visit for historical and cultural experiences throughout the year. Matobo National Park is among the destinations with the highest concentration of eagles, including black eagles, African hawk eagles, Wahlberg's eagles, and crowned eagles. Other birdlife includes purple crested louri, boulder chat and lanner falcons. Wildlife within the park includes antelopes, giraffes, zebras, and black-backed and side-stripped jackals. Matobo Hills are within a 30-minute drive of Bulawayo, with all camps and lodges offering airport transfers.
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