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Falling for Changa 12 October 2018 Hayley Idensohn, Travel Portfolio No comments yet

Hayley Idensohn, MD of Travel Portfolio, a Harare-based Destination Management Company for tailor-made local and regional tours, visited Changa Safari Camp on Lake Kariba recently. She sent us her impressions.... They say its not difficult to fall hook, line and sinker for Changa Safari Camp on Lake Kariba. . . seemingly suspended betwee...

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Fish of Kariba - The Vundu 6 October 2018 Changa Safari Camp No comments yet

A fisherman’s dream begins at Lake Kariba – the world’s largest man-made lake covering almost 5,600 square kilometres. This expansive body of life-giving water is home to some of the most exciting freshwater fish species known to man, including the famous Tiger fish, Tilapia bream, the mighty Vundu and many others. The lake is...

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How to stay safe in wild areas 6 October 2018 Wild Zambezi One comment

Two tragic accidents (one fatal) involving visitors and wild elephants, which took place in Mana Pools and in Victoria Falls in September 2018, have prompted Wild Zambezi to issue some cautionary words of warning. PLEASE REMEMBER….. Wild animals are just that…. WILD…. and, no matter what some irresponsible individu...

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The Elephant Camp - upgrading to stay ahead of the herd 5 September 2018 Wild Zambezi No comments yet

Wild Horizons’ incredibly popular luxury tented camp, The Elephant Camp, receives consistent rave reviews on Trip Advisor, and has undoubtedly been the most successful, safari accommodation facility in the Victoria Falls area for nearly a decade. It’s easy to see why. When the main Elephant Camp was built in 2010, it offered...

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Need an expert travel planner? We have some suggestions.. 26 August 2018 Wild Zambezi No comments yet

It s all very well checking out the internet for independent and reliable sources of information like to get ideas for a safari trip (either for yourself, your family, or your travelling clients). But making informed choices, knowing what works, putting it all together, getting the best deals and making bookings needs a local exper...

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Chundu Island: be warned - you won't want to leave! 24 August 2018 Sally Wynn, Wild Zambezi No comments yet

Wild Zambezi was delighted to be invited by Seolo Africa in July 2018 to experience the newly-rebuilt lodge on Chundu Island about 21kms upstream from Victoria Falls. Our Director, Sally Wynn, had been threre before, under the previous management. She was keen to see what the new place had to offer. Here s what she thought:- What I ...

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Old Drift Lodge is simply stunning! 5 August 2018 Wild Zambezi No comments yet

Wild Zambezi is delighted to have been hosted by Wild Horizons at Old Drift Lodge, their brand new lodge on the banks of the river in the Zambezi National Park just upstream from the Victoria Falls. It s hard to find the right words to describe how carefully thought-out and beautiful the design of this stunning new lodge is. Wild Hor...

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Masuwe Lodge - comfort and simplicity in the wild 4 August 2018 Sally Wynn, Wild Zambezi No comments yet

I am delighted to discover that, over the years, since I first visited Masuwe during Zimbabwe s tourism boom in the 1990s, this delightful, intimate, 24-bed lodge, situated just outside the town of Victoria Falls, has matured like a good red wine! It survived 15 years of dormancy during Zimbabwe s recent challenges, but thanks to the tende...

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Tips for taking children on safari 2 August 2018 Adapted from an original article by Wild Destinations - in Africa Geographic Nov 2016 No comments yet

Taking an African safari with your children can be a very rewarding experience, creating some unforgettable family memories. It will also instill respect in your children at an early age for our beautiful planet and the wildlife that inhabit it, which is a very important factor for conservation efforts. However, kids do get bored very easily, an...

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Walking the Wild Matusadona 2 August 2018 Spurwing Island No comments yet

Keen on a shedding a few calories on a mountain hike while on safari in the Zambezi area? The guides from Spurwing Island have been exploring some of the wilder, mountainous parts of the Matusadona National Park, south of Lake Kariba, with some of their fitter, and more intrepid guests. Here s how they describe the experience! Having th...

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