According to a survey of 3 008 park reviews collected through the SafariBookings.com website, Mana Pools ranks fourth in a list of Africa's 50 best Parks for African Safaris!
The top three Parks were the Serengeti National Park (Tanzania), MalaMala Game Reserve (South Africa) and the Okavango Delta in Botswana.
In total, 138 parks from eight major safari countries were included in the study (Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe) for a place in the top 50.
Mana Pools had a rating of 4,75 out of 5. Hwange National Park was ranked 19th with a rating of 4,44. Matusadona National Park was 23rd, Gonarezhou National Park (41) and Matobo National Park (50).
Of the 3 008 park reviews collected by SafariBookings.com, 2 234 were contributed by safari tourists from 63 countries around the world. The remaining 774 reviews were written by renowned industry experts, most of whom are guidebook authors working for Lonely Planet, Rough Guides, Frommer’s, Bradt and Footprint.
Only parks known for classic wildlife viewing safaris were considered.
Mana Pools is a Unesco world heritage site and is located along the Zambezi River in Zimbabwe.
Read more on WildZambezi.com at these links: Mana Pools National Park and Matusadona National Park