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To be a Safari Guide is to be a Master of all Trades 12 January 2020 African Bush Camps No comments yet

Zimbabwe s safari guides deserve their reputation as being among the best in the world. They are subjected to a much longer, more stringent and more rigorous training to achieve a full safari guiding licence than in most other countries. It is this that gives them the edge. But some safari companies, like African Bush Camps, take this one...

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Remote rescue training - on location at Bumi Hills 11 January 2020 ACE Air & Ambulance No comments yet

In December 2019, Bumi Hills Safari Lodge on Lake Kariba, hosted an unusual group of guests. Teams of paramedics from ACE Air Ambulance spent three days at the lodge undertaking an extremely intensive training course in Remote Rescue coupled with a team-building exercise. ACE Air Ambulance is Zimbabwe s top provider of emergency...

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Exploring Binga 10 January 2020 Bryony Scrooby, Heartveld Adventures No comments yet

The little tourism resort of Binga situated near the western end of Lake Kariba is a useful launching point for visitors out of Bulawayo or Victoria Falls wanting to experience fishing or cruising on Zimbabwe’s “inland sea”. Once a popular recreational spot, it has long been neglected for tourism, but is now undergoing something o...

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2019 Highlights at Camp Mana 20 December 2019 Camp Mana (Sunpath Safaris) No comments yet

Camp Mana, which began operations in Mana Pools in 2018, enjoyed its first full safari season during 2019. The team reflects on the highlights and achievements during this extremely busy and challenging year, given the drought situation that prevailed. We are delighted with the response that we have had from our Camp Mana guests. L...

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Old Drift Lodge: A soothing soul escape 30 November 2019 Jessica White (for Wild Horizons) No comments yet

When you hear the word safari, what is the first thing that comes to mind? It may be the roar of a lion that vibrates through every cell of your body. It may be the gentle weight of the suns rays on your freckled shoulders or the rush of anticipation and excitement that comes with the sharp crackle of static over the radio. There is always a first ...

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A Slow and Soulful Chikwenya Safari 30 November 2019 Anton Kruger for Wilderness Safaris No comments yet

Wild Zambezi is delighted to share this article by Anton Kruger, first published as a Travel Blog by Wilderness Safaris. Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul. - John Muir Exactly a year ago I was privileged to spend a few days at the beautiful Chikw...

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Your home away from home in Victoria Falls 3 November 2019 Wild Zambezi No comments yet

Wild Zambezi recently had the opportunity to overnight in Victoria Falls at the truly delightful self-catering “Your Vic Falls Home”. What a pleasure! Owned by the Jackson family, this lovely double-storey property set in mature woodland in one of the long-established suburbs of Victoria Falls town, has been converted into a se...

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10 facts about the annual Kariba Invitation Tiger Fishing Tournament (KITFT) 2 November 2019 Changa Safari Camp (with additions by Wild Zambezi) No comments yet

It’s that much anticipated time of the year again when Lake Kariba goes tiger fish crazy! This year s event took place 30th, 31st October and 1st November 2019. 69 teams of keen anglers from all over the world registered to participate in the Kariba Invitation Tiger Fish Tournament (KITFT). The winners by a long way were the team HARD M...

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The Siduli Hide: A fly-on-the-wall view of wildlife in Victoria Falls 1 November 2019 Africa Albida Tourism - Sarah Kerr (photographs), Marianne Betts &Tyla Crabbe No comments yet

Victoria Falls has a hidden treasure, so hidden the wildlife doesn’t even really know it’s there – it is a unique hide on the edge of Victoria Falls Safari Lodge’s well-known waterhole. Siduli Hide was designed to look like a termite mound, concealing onlookers inside it, as they watch wild animals in the Zambezi Nati...

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Family Holidays on Lake Kariba at Musango Safari Camp 30 October 2019 Musango Safari Camp No comments yet

For many of us, some of our fondest childhood memories are the holidays taken as a family. There’s nothing quite like planning and packing together for an adventure in another country, where the routine and responsibility of home is replaced by thrilling moments that become long-lasting family memories. Africa undoubtedly offers some o...

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