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High Zambezi River water levels bring splendour at Victoria Falls and a rising Lake Kariba 22 May 2018 Adapted from an original blog by Marianne Betts, Africa Albida Tourism No comments yet

One of Mother Nature’s greatest works of art, Victoria Falls, reached its fullest splendour in May 2018, with the Zambezi River peaking at its highest in nearly a decade mid month. Figures measured by the Zambezi River Authority in mid May 2018, show that the water levels of the Zambezi River at the Victoria Falls station rose steadi...

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Rhino Safari Camp: Keeping it simple and wild 4 May 2018 Dick Pitman No comments yet

Having spent a goodly part of the past 40 years in the Zimbabwean “bush”, living out of the back of my 4x4, I’m not exactly a typical “international” safari camp guest. I tend to judge such camps by rather different yardsticks than does the first-time safari client from the suburbs of Washington or London. Als...

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Kariba's best-kept secret - Hornbill Lodge 4 May 2018 Wild Zambezi No comments yet

If you re the kind of person who shies away from large hotels and likes the simple things in life, then I ve got a little secret to whisper in your ear.... If you are lucky enough to get to visit Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe s hugely underrated inland sea with a tropical climate, and need somewhere to stay for a night before embarking on a water-based...

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Victoria Falls Safari Club - in pictures 10 April 2018 Wild Zambezi No comments yet

Wild Zambezi is delighted to be able to showcase some of the first images of the Victoria Falls Safari Club s recently-opened new living areas. The renovations at the Safari Club have doubled the size of its existing deck, increased the lounge space, and created a new 5-star restaurant, with a dedicated kitchen and store rooms. A new swimming...

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A Ruckomechi Concession Traverse 2 April 2018 Edmund Mudzimu, Wilderness Safaris No comments yet

Immerse yourself in a game drive around the Ruckomechi Camp Concession with Wilderness Safaris camp manager Edmond Mudzimu as he paints a vivid mental picture of this wild and beautiful area… Lying between the Nyakasanga River mouth to the west, and stretching just beyond the Ruckomechi River to the east, lies Wilderness Safaris&rs...

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These are a few of our Favourite Things 5 March 2018 River God Adventures No comments yet

River God Adventures are gearing up for April 2018, when they start their new season of pontoon sleeper-boat safaris exploring the Zambezi River between Chirundu and Kanyemba . This Travel Blog lists their top 5 most favourite things about their trips last year:- 1. WILDLIFE SIGHTINGS It goes without saying that the Lower Zambez...

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Become a wildlife guardian: Adopt a Ranger in 2018 4 February 2018 Bumi Hills Foundation No comments yet

Here s a great opportunity to make a real difference directly to lives of the rangers on the ground protecting the planet s natural resources. The Bumi Hills Foundation is appealing to individuals and corporates to Adopt a Ranger to help their anti-poaching rangers fight on the front line in the war on poaching every single day. For ...

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Green season birding in the Zambezi Valley - a twitcher's paradise! 3 February 2018 Wild Zambezi No comments yet

Birding is FANTASTIC in the Zambezi Valley at all times of the year, but especially during the summer rainy Green Season months of December to April. Many of the more unusual summer migrant species are present and breeding during the rains, when there is an abundant supply of insect and other food available for them. Areas like Man...

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Training for Emergencies - ACE paramedics pump adrenalin 4 January 2018 ACE Air and Ambulance No comments yet

If you re a thrill-seeking visitor to Victoria Falls (or any of Zimbabwe s remote wild areas), and are keen to experience the adrenalin-pumping adventures that are on offer, it might be comforting to know that there is a team of top-quality, highly trained paramedics on hand to rescue you, in case of emergency. ACE Air and Ambulance offer ...

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Seven Years of Miracles: Imvelo's Mobile Dental (and now Optical) Safaris 3 January 2018 Imvelo Safari Lodges No comments yet

Imvelo Safari Lodges, who operate Gorges Lodge and Zambezi Sands River Camp in the Victoria Falls area, as well as four safari properties in Hwange National Park, facilitate incredibly valuable community and conservation projects which benefit people and wildlife in the areas in which they operate. The company works with local, regional and ...

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