Wild, Wonderful &
VAST VISTAS & UNDISCOVERED LANDS
Zimbabwe is a unique and exciting safari destination; home to the famous Victoria Falls, the largest waterfall on the continent. The mighty Zambezi River and its tributaries form the fourth largest river basin of the continent. There are many good reasons why a safari in Zimbabwe is a wonderful experience; it stands out as one of the most affordable safari destinations in Africa and has some of Africa’s most exclusive wildlife areas and National Parks which remain unspoiled and remote.
Tragic events here have made media headlines around the world, but right now the country is as safe and unspoiled to visit as it was in the 80′s. Travelers can expect to have an up-close wildlife experience without hordes of tourists. Zimbabwe safaris remain personal, intimate, wild, and unscathed. There is a range of accommodation options, from 5 star luxury lodges to basic mobile tented camps.
A safari especially for people who like to walk! One of the best ways to escape the vehicle view of the bush is to seek adventure by canoe and on foot. Terrific game walks in three national parks: Matusadona, Mana Pools, and Hwange. Charter flights replace drives between parks with a great mix of exclusive luxury lodges and private camps.
ZIMBABWE SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS
Safaris in Zimbabwe are a fascinating way to immerse yourself in the wild heart of Africa. Zimbabwe offers not only superb game viewing under the watchful eye of some of the most experienced and knowledgeable guides in Africa. Victoria Falls is one of the most visually stunning destinations in Africa. Known locally as Mosi-Oa-Tunya, or the 'Smoke that Thunders' is one of the continent's most mesmerizing sights, voted as a natural wonder of the world.
Visiting Hwange National Park offers excellent wildlife viewing, including viewing the Big Five.
Explore Mana Pools National Park, a wildlife-rich and biodiverse wonderland, perfect for canoeing and walking safaris
Experience Matusadona National Park on the southern shores of Lake Kariba, offering wildlife and water-based activities. Fabulous birdlife and great tiger fishing, lion prides, elephants.
Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve Known as one of the best places to view endangered black rhinos in Zimbabwe, the reserve is also home to elephants, cheetahs, wild dogs, lions, and leopards.
Victoria Falls, Africa's biggest waterfall on the Zambezi River, is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and Africa's adventure capital. Try bungee jumping, kayaking and white water rafting, along with canoeing amongst the hippos and crocodiles.
Best of the Zambezi
This 6-night safari is based around one of the world’s oldest rivers, the Zambezi. Start the safari at Nyamatusi lodge, which is set in one of the wildest and most remote parts of Africa, on the southern banks of the Zambezi. Then head further upstream, past the mighty Victoria Falls, and into the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park to Thorntree River Lodge, also set right on the banks of the Zambezi. Watch the drama of the river and floodplains unfold on either game drives or on the river itself with thrilling canoeing safaris and fishing (catch and release only) along the Zambezi.
This exhilarating 11 night safari offers you an unparalleled insight into the people, places and wildlife of Zimbabwe. Start your voyage of discovery at the magnificent Victoria Falls, where you can explore and view these spectacular waterfalls, laze about on a sunset cruise as mega herds of elephants come to drink and play along the Zambezi riverbank at sunset, or for the more adrenaline inclined there are a multitude of activities from white water rafting, bungee jumping and ziplining. Your journey continues to Hwange National Park, the largest natural reserve in Zimbabwe, and famed for its rich wildlife densities. From Hwange you are transported back in time to a wilder place, Mana Pools – famed for its incredible photographic opportunities, magnificent wildlife and of course the original walking safaris. Here you spend your days walking in the footsteps of ancient explorers and tracks of elephant that criss-cross the floodplain.
The Magic of 3 Countries
If you're seeking a safari with a rich African culture and wildlife, we have a package that combines the best of Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Zambia.
The magic of three iconic safari destinations known for contrasting landscapes, a wealth of wildlife, and a strong history of wildlife conservation. Botswana is a safari lover's dream and attracts the most discerning travellers. Zimbabwe is back on the safari map offering excellent game drives and walking safaris, and Zambia offers the natural wonder of Victoria Falls. With this journey of discovery, you have the perfect safari experience.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Does Zimbabwe offer good Safaris?
Zimbabwe is possibly one of the best-kept safari secrets on the continent! Not only is it home to the magnificent Victoria Falls - the worlds largest sheet of falling water, it is home to Hwange National Park, with its mega herds of Elephant, and of course Mana Pools - made famous by BBC Dynasties and a UNESCO World Heritage Site! This all in one country!
When is the best time to visit Zimbabwe?
The winter months from May to September, see the Victoria Falls at their most impressive. It is also a great time for wildlife viewing as wildlife congregates around the rivers and waterholes. It can also get quite chilly in the early mornings and late evenings.
Game viewing in the summer months is good, however, due to the thick vegetation, it can be a bit trickier to find animals. Realistically though, it is never a bad time to visit Zimbabwe.
Are there any adrenaline activities in Victoria Falls?
Victoria Falls is known for its vast array of activities, from Bungee Jumping, white water rafting, zip-lining, Helicopter flights over the falls, Gorge Swings and Flying Foxes. During the low water season, adrenaline junkies can also swim in devils pool, right on the edge of the falls!
How do I book a Zimbabwe Safari?
Speak to people that know the country, while there are many great lodge options to choose from, being at the wrong place at the wrong time can ruin a safari! Make sure you book through a reputable operator that has people on the ground and will be there to assist you at all times.