Air Zimbabwe flights re-link Kariba with Vic Falls and Harare!

Wild Zambezi.com • 24 July 2014

Great news at last for scheduled flight access into Kariba!

From 1st August 2014 Air Zimbabwe recommences the original "triangle" flight linking Kariba with Victoria Falls and Harare.

Flights will use a 52-seater MA60 44Y which will fly on Wednesdays,  Fridays and Sundays according to the following initial schedule:-

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Depart Harare at 0930 arrive Kariba at 1020.
Depart Kariba at 1050 arrive Vic Falls at 1210
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Depart Vic Falls at 1400 arrive Kariba at 1520
Depart Kariba at 1550 arrive Harare at 1640

For further information please contact Air Zimbabwe offices or your travel agent.

Prior to this announcement, Air Zimbabwe called together Kariba tourism stakeholders (including Wild Zambezi) at a meeting in the resort town on 9th July   and asked for their co-operation in assisting the airline to make this new route a success.  The stakeholders pledged their support and provided some important feedback to the airline on future marketing strategies and reliability requirements.

We appeal to the tourism industry worldwide to take advantage of this new opportunity to broaden the Zimbabwe tourism horizon out of Victoria Falls with the new link into Kariba airport (pictured below). 

Lake Kariba and its surrounding Zambezi Valley areas have fantastic and hitherto little-explored tourism experiences to offer: family houseboating, fishing, canoeing, hiking, birding and wildlife viewing second to none in some of Africa's most pristine wilderness areas.  It is now possible to create affordable packages linking these in to a Victoria Falls holiday.  

Wild Zambezi is excited to welcome this new initiative and we look forward to its growing success.

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