Tips & Tricks
Mana Pools National Park (Hurungwe) – located 374 km. northwest of Harare, this UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site is synonymous with the Zambezi River, elephants, lions, remoteness and wilderness. This unique park is Zimbabwe’s second World Heritage Site, based on its wildness and beauty, together with the wide range of large mammals, bursting with a […]
Lion and Cheetah Park and Snake World (Lake Chivero via Route A5) — located near Lake Chivero, a half an hour’s drive outside Harare, the Lion & Cheetah Park is a sanctuary for lions, cheetahs, the oldest and largest galapagos tortoise in Zimbabwe and a wide variety of other animals. Admission: US$15 per adult. Hours: […]
National Botanic Gardens (Fifth Street, Alexandra Park, Harare) – located in the northern part of Harare, this 58-hectare site is rich in floral specimens indigenous not only to Zimbabwe, but the entire southern African region. Established in 1962, these gardens also house the National Herbarium of Zimbabwe (which has about 500,000 plant specimens).
The Jameson Vic Falls Carnival (Victoria Falls) – this is a three-day event, which concludes on New Year’s Eve. The first formal music festival in Vic Falls started in 2009 with Falls Fest, which continued until 2011. In 2012 the Vic Falls Carnival was founded, and this year Seed Experiences has been brought on to […]
Victoria Falls / Zambezi National Parks – located 710 km west of Harare, Victoria Falls and Zambezi National Parks are situated on the western tip of Zimbabwe. The Falls, known by the local Kololo tribe as Mosi oa Tunya- The Smoke that thunders, is one of the “Seven Wonders of the World” and one of […]
Mukuvisi Woodlands (Hillside Road, Harare) — One of the few places within the city that you can see game like kudu, rhino, giraffe and elephants as well as a wide variety of birds and indigenous flora. Not the same as going to a national park or game ranch – but this reserve offers a pleasant […]