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Five reasons why to stay that extra night at Lake Kariba 4 May 2013 Luke Brown, Vayeni No comments yet

Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe, has always been in the shadow of its more acclaimed sister to the west, Victoria Falls. It cannot boast that it is one of the world s true natural wonders, nor can it proclaim to offer the same myriad of adventure activities that come with it, such as unrivalled white water rafting, helicopter flips through clouds of rising ...

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Mining in Mana Pools? UNESCO advises "NO" 11 December 2012 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

The Zimbabwe National Commission of UNESCO, has advised its parent organisation in Paris, the World Heritage Centre, that a mining proposal to explore the Ruckomechi and Chewore rivers in the Mana Pools-Sapi-Chewore World Heritage Site for heavy mineral sands will not be allowed . The Commission, which is responsible for overseeing matter...

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The Rain Reigns 20 November 2012 by Goliath Safaris No comments yet

From Goliath Safaris - Nov 2012 Omnipresent thoughts of rain reign supreme in Mana at the moment. The heat is stifling, staggering and in many cases stupefying, and the arrival of the rain is fervently anticipated by the dry and parched earth, the new leaves on the dehydrated trees, the irritated feathers on the breathless birds and by every se...

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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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