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Mana Pools listed 4th-best Park for safaris in Africa! 1 July 2015 Wild Zambezi No comments yet

According to a survey of 3 008 park reviews collected through the 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 ei...

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Mana Pools bans unguided walking 26 May 2015 Michelle Colman, Tourism Update No comments yet

The inconsiderate behaviour of tourists has led Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools National Park to lose its unique selling point – unescorted walking. Until now, the game sanctuary has been one of a very few in Africa that has allowed visitors to wander about unguided in big game territory. The practice has been marketed as one of the park&rsqu...

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ZimParks fees 2015 (and 2016) 25 May 2015 ZimParks No comments yet

NOTE: To date (June/July 2016) ZimParks has not yet announced its fee structure for 2016. This is due to delays in the implementation of its new online booking system. We will publish the correct 2016 fee structure as soon as it is officially announced. However, in the meantime, the tariffs for most things remain the same as for 2015 (see below)...

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Vic Falls airport upgrades on track 29 April 2015 Southern African Tourism Update No comments yet

The US$150m (R1.7bn) upgrades at Victoria Falls International Airport are scheduled to be completed by the end of September. The airport is 22km south of Victoria Falls town. “This airport upgrading project is set to provide the perfect backdrop for inbound tourism to the region as well as become the region’s top meetings, incentive...

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Chilli gun helps protect Chirundu's elephants 6 April 2015 News 24 via The Chirundu Elephant Programme No comments yet

Conservationists in northern Zimbabwe are using a gun that blasts a burning solution of chilli pepper to keep elephants away from a busy town. On the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe, Chirundu provides a ready feast for elephants: heaps of badly-disposed-of food in rubbish dumps and next to houses, says Aaron Young, who is part of a pioneerin...

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Tourism assistance at Kariba borderpost 4 March 2015 Wild No comments yet

The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) in Kariba is offering help to visitors who are would like to cross between Zimbabwe and Zambia using the Kariba Bridge borderpost. Says Tendai Mushangwe, the ZTA Kariba Area Manager: As an office located in a border town, we also help with facilitation of tourists at the border the same way that Bei...

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Mana Pools in "The Rains" 28 February 2015 Dick Pitman, Zim4x4 One comment

A VISIT IN THE GREEN SEASON. ZIM4x4 made its customary rainy-season visit to Mana Pools early in January, and - unlike last year - we hit the sweet spot. Although it rained fairly constantly for our first 24hrs there, it then cleared up nicely. The sun came out and began to dry the roads, and soon we were able to get a good distance u...

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KAZA "Univisa" - working well in Victoria Falls, but there are a few glitches elsewhere. 2 February 2015 Wild 3 comments

First feedback from visitors to the Victoria Falls area indicates that the newly-introduced KAZA UNIVISA (which was launched in November last year and allows entry to both Zimbabwe and Zambia for a single visa payment of US$50) is working well – PROVIDED that your travel focus is the Victoria Falls/Livingstone/Kazungula area. Visitors fro...

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Vayeni's top Safari Camps & Lodges in Zimbabwe for 2014 21 January 2015 Luke Brown, Vayeni No comments yet

Wild Zambezi is delighted to see that Luke and Suzanne Brown from Vayeni have included no less than seven Wild Zambezi network partners in a 2014 list of their favourite 13 safari camps and lodges in Zimbabwe! Here are the relevant extracts from their article:- Zimbabwe is home to some of Africa’s top camps and lodges and now is a fanta...

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Getting around the Zambezi Region by

This section provides an overview of the various options available for getting around between travel destinations within the Zambezi Valley area. GETTING AROUND BY AIR: Most international flights into Zimbabwe land at Harare, Victoria Falls or Bulawayo International Airports. To reach the Zambezi tourism destinations, there are dai...

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