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The Bell of Santa Barbara - A Modern Legend in the Making 25 October 2012 by Sally Wynn, WildZambezi.com One comment

In early 2012, the tourism industry in Kariba received an e-mail from Italy, from a lady called Francesca Mungiardi. She was wanting to trace a very specific Holy Card issued by the Catholic fathers and sisters of the Church of Santa Barbara. This beautiful and unusual little place of worship was built above the town of Kariba, on top of the...

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Tiger Tournament introduces Catch & Release 18 October 2012 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

This year s 51st Kariba Invitation Tiger Fishing Tournament (KITFT) is in full swing (17th - 19th October) on Lake Kariba. Wild Zambezi is delighted to report that the KITFT Committee agreed for the first time in the history of the tournament to introduce a Catch and Release policy this year... It is being run as a sub-tournament. 10...

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Throttle the Bottle! 8 October 2012 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

WILD ZAMBEZI SUPPORTS THE CAMPAIGN TO THROTTLE THE BOTTLE ! The Throttle the Bottle campaign aims to reduce the scourge of the throwaway plastic water bottles to keep Africa s wilderness areas pristine and the wildlife safer. Leave Africa a better place, and drink from your own re-usable water bottles whilst on safari. This campaig...

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Mining threat in Mana Pools causes outrage 14 August 2012 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

In a public statement issued on 12 August 2012, conservation organisation, The Zambezi Society, expressed its deep concern about the threat of mining exploration for Heavy Mineral Sands Deposits (and possibly other minerals) in major tributaries of the Zambezi River in the Mana Pools/Sapi/Chewore area which is one of four World Heritage Site prop...

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WildZambezi.com is a Winner! 1 May 2012 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

Wild Zambezi.com is proud to announce that we have been voted Winners of the 2012 Zimbabwe Achievers Tourism Award! Thank you to all our friends and colleagues who supported our nomination and voted for us! We are delighted to be internationally recognised for the part we play in promoting tourism to Zimbabwe, and to our Zambezi area in ...

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New Air Taxi links Vic Falls-Hwange-Bumi-Kariba-Mana Pools 31 January 2012 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

Wild Zambezi is excited about a new Air Taxi initiative to provide cost effective air access to some of Zimbabwe s top safari and wildlife areas. Safari Logistics has been launched by African Bush Camps to link hotels, lodges, camps and safaris in Victoria Falls, Hwange, Bumi Hills/Matusadona, Kariba and Mana Pools with a 4-seater Cessna 206 a...

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Carnivore Carnival 19 December 2011 by Goliath Safaris No comments yet

Goliath Safaris gift to you this festive season (December 2011): ...the scent of a Mopani fire, the cry of a fish-eagle and the twinkle of an elephant s eye all wrapped up in the arms of an old albida tree.... A safari in August or September feeds the soul of any intrepid traveller but it s October that captivates the heart of the real b...

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Kariba: a first time experience 12 November 2011 by Guus Thomas-Verweij No comments yet

It is 6am and I am about to leave Charles Prince, a quaint little airport to the west of Harare, on the final leg of my itinerary to Lake Kariba in Zimbabwe. The sun is rising behind me into a cloudless sky. Tourism is the focus of my visit to Kariba. I have come to advise on the upgrading of the Cutty Sark Hotel (see picture below)- one of ...

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A fitting 50th! 4 November 2011 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

The 50th Anniversary Kariba Invitational Tiger Fish Tournament (KITFT) held between 26th and 29th October 2011 was a spectacular festival and a truly memorable occasion enjoyed by more than 2000 enthusiastic anglers and their supporters. Mana Meadows reports: Long after the fishing-shirt tans have faded, the tiger have been mounted and t...

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Catch a Tiger in Kariba! 18 October 2011 Cheryl Robertson, EturboNews.com No comments yet

Fishing enthusiasts from all over the world keen to reel in a tiger are gearing up to take on one of Africa s most aggressive predatory game fish in the annual Kariba Invitation Tiger Fish Tournament (KITFT) at Lake Kariba in Zimbabwe. The biggest tiger fish ever caught in this competition weighed 12.735 kilograms, and the 2009 record hold...

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