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The Palm – a riverside oasis in Victoria Falls 14 October 2021 Sally Wynn, Wild Zambezi No comments yet

At the beginning of October, while visiting Victoria Falls to celebrate the 30th Birthday of Ilala Lodge, Wild Zambezi was delighted to be able to sample the tourism experience awaiting future visitors to Ilala’s brand new sister property, The Palm River Hotel. I knew that the location of this new luxury hotel right on the banks of the Zam...

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A Victoria Falls river cruise with a difference – the gentle, genteel version. 11 October 2021 Sally Wynn, Wild Zambezi No comments yet

One of the highlights of a recent visit to the Victoria Falls in October 2021 was a delightful, leisurely mid-morning Zambezi River cruise aboard one of the beautiful fleet of Ra-IKane vessels operated by the owners of Ilala Lodge and their brand new Palm River Hotel. I confess to being a somewhat reluctant Zambezi River cruise enthusiast, havin...

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Bush bathrooms 11 September 2021 Wild Zambezi travel network partners No comments yet

There is nothing more wonderful when on safari somewhere in the African bush than to wash away the heat and dust of a busy day by indulging in a glorious warm shower or luxuriating in a deep bubble bath. And when the weather is warm, the chance to bathe under the light of the stars and some flickering candlelight is an exciting and romantic option...

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CROWNED EAGLE BOUTIQUE HOTEL - A sneak peek at something new in Kariba 11 August 2021 Wild Zambezi No comments yet

Zambezi Cruise and Safaris newly- completed Crowned Eagle Boutique Hotel is perched elegantly on the top of Camp’s Hill in Kariba. Although not yet officially open for general tourism (due to the COVID-19 situation), this charming colonial style property overlooking Lake Kariba, with panoramic views towards the mountains of the Matus...

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Family Fun in the Wild 11 July 2021 Wild Zambezi travel network partners No comments yet

In the age of the internet and the smartphone, when people s lives (including those of children) are dominated by a screen and a virtual reality, getting out into the wild and making contact with the real world of Nature is becoming more important than ever in order to maintain some meaningful perspective on life. A family safari (or even just...

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Warm winter weddings (or honeymoons) in the Wild 12 June 2021 Wild Zambezi travel network partners No comments yet

The winter months in the Zambezi Valley are beautiful! Between May and August, there are clear skies, mild temperatures, warm sunshine, cozy campfires and stunning starscapes at night. If you are planning a truly romantic engagement in a secret location, a spectacular destination wedding in an awesome wild setting, or the honeymoon getaway...

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Little Gems in the Wild 18 May 2021 Wild Zambezi travel network partners

There are so many wonderful and very interesting sightings for visitors to enjoy when they are experiencing the Zambezi’s wonderful wild places – and many fascinating stories to be told (as experienced pro-guides know very well). But … a safari is NOT just about the BIG FIVE large mammals. Some of the smallest things (gecko...

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Tourism and Conservation - hand in hand 6 March 2021 Wild Zambezi & travel network partners No comments yet

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on tourism worldwide. But here in the Zambezi region, it has brought one reality sharply into focus over the past year – the interdependence of wildlife tourism and conservation. Travellers from all over the world seek out the wildernesses of the Zambezi for a safari experience that is uniqu...

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Vaccine Passports - bring them on, but let's keep it simple 1 March 2021 An Opinion - inspired by an article that appeared in The Dope

After a year of rigorous research and development, the creation of various versions of a COVID-19 vaccine has come as a relief to the global population. Vaccination programmes are currently being rolled out worldwide (including in Zimbabwe) with an initial focus on health care workers and the vulnerable, and are now becoming widely availabl...

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Exclusive Use travel options for family and friends 8 February 2021 Wild Zambezi travel network partners No comments yet

With health and safety brought to the forefront of everyone’s minds by the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the most sensible things people can do when considering a breakaway holiday under the current circumstances, is to think about travelling in a small bubble of trusted family and friends and choosing an “Exclusive-Use accommodation optio...

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