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Seasons of the Southern African Bush 19 March 2014 Safaris 4 Africa No comments yet

Wild Zambezi is grateful to the Destination Management Company, Safaris 4 Africa, which has written this useful guide to the seasons in the Southern African bush. JANUARY: THE BUSH IS VERY ALIVE Spectacular afternoon thunderstorms. Temperatures warm - Daytime average 86F. Night time average 68F. Peak period for colourful migra...

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ZimParks fees 2014 24 January 2014 by via ZimParks No comments yet

The Zimbabwe's Parks and Wildlife Authority has issued its charges for wildlife-based tourism operations in 2014. We summarise those relevant to The Zambezi Valley (including Victoria Falls and Lake Kariba) as follows: QUERIESAny queries or clarification regarding ZimParks fees can be addressed to or

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Zimbabwe among Top 2014 Destinations - says UK Financial Times! 17 January 2014 by One comment

Zimbabwe has been named as a Top 2014 Destination in the Travel Section of the UK Financial Times! Chosen by travel industry leaders, the list of these top destinations reads as follows:- Iran Patagonia Japan Vietnam Mongolia Zimbabwe S dermalm, Stockholm, Sweden Mana Pools (above) and Hwange National Parks are singled...

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Advice for self-drivers in Southern Africa 28 December 2013 by from Tourism Update No comments yet

Self-drive through Southern Africa can be a rewarding experience as it allows travellers to truly connect with the region. It is therefore not surprising that the self-drive trend is steadily increasing in popularity. However, the road conditions and regulations can be an eye-opener for first-time travellers to the region. South African pu...

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Zimbabwe shines in '25 Best Safari Guides' list 10 December 2013 by from Conde Nast Traveller No comments yet

Zimbabwe has always been well known for the exceptionally high standards of its safari guiding. Aspiring guides have to undergo years of rigorous theoretical and practical training in order to meet the exacting requirements necessary to guide visitors in the country s wildlife and safari areas. This excellence is aptly reflected in a ...

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Game Walk in Magical Mana Pools 27 November 2013 Annabel Candy No comments yet

Annabel Candy stayed in Zimbabwe as a guest of the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority and of African Bush Camps during her stay at Kanga Camp in Mana Pools. African Bush Camps have high-end camps offering personal and unique experiences in Zimbabwe s two best national parks - Mana Pools, Annabel s personal favorite, and Hwange National Park which is handy...

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Visiting Africa during the rains 23 November 2013 Russell Gammon No comments yet

If you live in Africa you yearn for the rain. At this time of year we all live, straining our ears, for that distant rumbling of thunder that marks the changing of the seasons and if you work in a safari camp, this time of year takes on an even greater significance. It marks the end of the tourist season and a long anticipated rest since, for s...

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Seven myth-busting reasons to visit Zimbabwe for a holiday right now! 22 November 2013 Luke Brown, No comments yet

When Suzanne and I travel the world and tell people that Zimbabwe s tourism is on the rise and that it s at the beginning of a boom, almost everyone we speak to is shocked and surprised at first. The fact is that most people out there think that Zimbabwe is somehow in reverse as a destination. This is certainly not the case when it comes to touri...

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Vic Falls listed in Top 10 travel regions for 2014! 5 November 2013 by No comments yet

Lonely Planet is advertising its Best in Travel 2014 as inspiration for travels in 2014. It names 10 regions of the world that have captivated its travel experts with their natural beauty and cultural riches. Victoria Falls sits at No 6 on the list! Here they are: 1. Sikkim, India 2. The Kimberley, Australia 3. Yorkshire, En...

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The 5 things safari guests really want 29 October 2013 By Dorine Reinstein, Tourism Update No comments yet

Although the core ingredients of a great safari have remained unchanged over the years and include the quality of the location, the wildlife viewing and the guide as well as appropriate accommodation and meals, there are some new and emerging trends in the safari industry. 1. MULTI-GENERATIONAL TRAVEL Many lodges have started ...

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