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Tourism rallies in support of Park Rangers 19 August 2020 Wild Zambezi

In July 2020 Wild Zambezi wrote a Travel Blog highlighting the fact that loss of tourism revenues as a result of the Coronarvirus pandemic is having potentially disastrous impacts on the livelihoods of Park Rangers and the safety of the wildlife that they protect. We listed local conservation organisations who provide support, and encouraged ou...

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Travelling to the Zambezi areas? What's UNIQUE about us? 15 August 2020 Wild Zambezi travel network partners No comments yet

If you re thinking about planning a safari to Africa - to somewhere like the Zambezi Valley - there are some mouth-watering options to choose from. Cost is always a primary decision-making factor, of course. But aside from that, it s sometimes hard to discover what distinguishes a particular safari camp or destination from any of the others, o...

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Support our Conservation Organisations helping Park Rangers in the Zambezi's wild areas 21 July 2020 Wild Zambezi 2 comments

THE ZAMBEZI VALLEY AND ITS WILDLIFE AREAS Zimbabwe’s magnificent Zambezi River Valley covers the entire northern part of the country, and as the map above shows, and a significant part of this landscape is set aside for wildlife. Within the Valley, there are four National Parks (Zambezi, Chizarira, Matusadona and Mana Pools), two Private...

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Kariba Town - what's on offer? 20 July 2020 Wild Zambezi No comments yet

Most people who visit the little lakeside town of Kariba - sprawled across a line of steep hills flanking the “Kariwa” gorge from where it gets its name - are stopping only briefly to board a boat and set off onto the vast inland sea of Lake Kariba for a few days of fishing or fun relaxation. The lake has long been popular with...

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Meet our People 17 July 2020 Wild Zambezi travel network partners No comments yet

Zimbabweans are well-known for their warmth, friendliness and “can-do” approach to life. The people who work in our country s tourism industry are no exception – in fact, they shine, whether it comes to planning tours or safaris, managing a camp, professional guiding, driving a boat, a plane or a 4x4, or producing delectable t...

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Tales around the Campfire 16 June 2020 Wild Zambezi travel network partners No comments yet

It’s the start of the safari season along the Zambezi, and winter has set in. The nights are cold but the sky is clear and the stars are magnificent. Warmth and companionship gather together around the focal point of a blazing campfire. It’s time to swap stories about today’s wild adventures - or to share some of the funny or sc...

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The Wild Zambezi Culinary Collection 16 May 2020 Wild Zambezi's travel network partners One comment

Inspired by weeks of kitchen domesticity as a result of the COVID-19 Lockdown, WILD ZAMBEZI would like to pay tribute to the skill and expertise of chefs, kitchen staff, barmen and guides who never fail to produce an astounding array of delicious safari treats in some of the Zambezi s remotest places. So, we asked our travel network partners to ...

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RESULTS of our Post Lockdown 'TRAVEL LOCAL' SURVEY 14 May 2020 Wild Zambezi One comment

WILD ZAMBEZI is delighted to present the results of our TRAVEL LOCAL SURVEY FOR ZIMBABWE RESIDENTS How will you travel after the COVID-19 Lockdown? Thank you to the nearly 100 Wild Zambezi followers in Zimbabwe who took the time to respond! We apologise if you were only allowed to choose one answer to each question, but well done to t...

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SURVEY FOR ZIMBABWEAN RESIDENTS - How will you travel after the COVID-19 Lockdown? 27 April 2020 Wild Zambezi No comments yet

ZIMBABWEAN RESIDENTS - HOW WILL YOU TRAVEL AFTER THE COVID-19 LOCKDOWN? As Zimbabwe slowly emerges from weeks of lockdown in the face of the Coronavirus threat, we all face an uncertain period and difficult choices. Our travel industry has been severely hit as the world s travel horizons have shrunk. Now is the time for some new ideas, dire...

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The Story of Kanga: The Remotest Paradise 8 March 2020 Jabulile for African Bush Camps No comments yet

It’s dusk. The still air is hot as is my breath. I can’t resist taking another image of the large golden orb sinking below the horizon leaving in its wake rich hues of pinks, purples and misty blues with trails of grey clouds. I sigh contentedly and take a sip of my ice-filled gin and tonic. “There are lions!” I exclaim s...

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