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Electricity, Phones & Internet, Time, Public Holidays and Dress by No comments yet

ELECTRICITY Electricity is is 220 volts. Plug sockets are mostly 3-pin square (13 amp), but 2-pin round shaver/charger sockets are common and 3-pin round (15 amp) sockets can be found in older establishments. Note that the electricity grid in Zimbabwe can be erratic. Camps and lodges in remote Zambezi valley areas usually operate without e...

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Money, Shopping, and Eating Out by No comments yet

MONEY For visitor payments, Zimbabwe accepts the US dollar as its main currency for transactions throughout the country, and all prices are quoted in US$. The South African Rand is also accepted, but since its drop in value against the US$, Rands are less widely used in Zimbabwe than in previous years. The local Zimbabwe dollar...

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Safety and Health by One comment

SAFETY Zimbabwe is safe for visitors. Believe it! We live here, and visit the remote wild areas of the Zambezi Valley and Kariba regularly! Zimbabwe needs your tourism dollars more than ever, and, if you organise your trip with a reputable tour operation, you can be assured that everything will be properly accounted for! Normal precaution...

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Visas, Entry Points and Borders by 2 comments

VISAS Citizens of most Southern African (SADC) countries (including South Africa) do not require visas to enter Zimbabwe. Other passport holders do need visas, which can usually be purchased at your point of entry. Be patient when dealing with officialdom at entry points. Expect delays. Canadian passports: Single entry only: US$75 ...

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4 x4 Code of Conduct Zim4x4 No comments yet

Zambezi Valley 4x4 specialists Zim4x4, who have a strict conservation ethic, have provided Wild Zambezi with the following Code of Conduct for self-drive visitors to the Zambezi s wild areas. General driving It is not good practice to play in the mud - or sand, or in other ways - with vehicles when touring. These activities should be confi...

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Walking with wild sense by No comments yet

A traveller s guide to walking safely in the African bush caution and common sense will help, paranoia will not. If you are likely to be nervous, take an armed guide with you; respect the fact that the animals are wild and may behave unpredictably, especially if they are frightened, wounded or have young; don t walk alone o...

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Air Zimbabwe passengers now required to pay airport tax in cash on departure 11 November 2014 Wild No comments yet

As from 10th November 2014, all passengers travelling on AIR ZIMBABWE flights - international or domestic, are now required to pay their aiport taxes in cash at the airport prior to their departure (instead of them being included in the ticket). The taxes are for a Passenger Service Charge (PSC) and an Aviation Infrastructure Development F...

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UK travel professionals tour Kariba & Vic Falls - and love it! 4 November 2014 Wild No comments yet

Following on from Zimbabwe s 2014 Sanganai-Hlanganani Travel Show, held at the HICC in Harare 16th - 18th October, a group of 10 influential agents and media professionals from the UK were hosted by the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) and some of Wild Zambezi’s partners on a post-Sanganai familiarisation trip to Lake Kariba and Victoria Fall...

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The Victoria Falls - a unique ecosystem supports a unique flora 12 October 2014 Wild No comments yet

The Victoria Falls is a Natural Wonder of the World, not just because of its unique geology and location within the wildlife-rich Zambezi Valley. The “Smoke that Thunders” provides a unique environment for plants. There are nearly 150 tree/tall shrub species occurring in the area, plus over 50 shrub and 150 field/herb species. Toget...

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Wild Zambezi prize-winners at Harare Fair 5 October 2014 Wild

Wild Zambezi had a great day exhibiting the tourism opportunities of the Zambezi River at the St John s Spring Fair in Harare on Sunday 5th October! Thanks to everyone who visited our stand and took part in our Lucky Dip Draw by donating to the Matusadona Anti Poaching Project - MAPP. Thank you to Wild Zambezi network partners for wonderf...

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