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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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Kavinga Safari Camp - sensational in all seasons 1 December 2017 Wild Zambezi No comments yet

The rains came early to Mana Pools this year. By the time we set out to spend 3 nights at Kavinga Safari Camp in the south of this beautiful Park in mid-November, more than 150mms had been recorded in the area. “I’m afraid all the animals have gone with the rain” said Leah, our host. “We had the lions all over the pla...

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On Tour in Zimbabwe with Zambezi Cruise Safaris 18 November 2017 Sabine Gebele, No comments yet

On the agenda for our 11-day Zimbabwe safari with Zambezi Cruise Safaris, was a visit to the Victoria Falls, a full-day safari in Hwange National Park, crossing the 220 km –long Lake Kariba in the luxury cruise-boat Umbozha, visiting Mana Pools National Park and an entire day discovering Pamuzinda Safari Lodge and surroundings near Harare. ...

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THE LEGEND OF RUPERT FOTHERGILL 6 October 2017 Changa Safari Camp (with edits by Wild Zambezi) One comment

The secluded area around the beautiful Changa Safari Camp in the Matusadona National Park on Lake Kariba s southern shore, area is rich in history. Every tree, bush and animal has its own tale to tell. The story that underlines each of these tales is that of the legendary, Rupert Fothergill, (pictured) famed for spearheading the renowned &ldq...

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Watching the Seasons change at Ruckomechi 22 July 2017 Edmond Mudzimu, Wilderness Safaris No comments yet

Eddie Mudzimu from Wilderness Safaris, who is based at Ruckomechi Camp writes about the changing seasons in Mana Pools National Park:- From one season to the next in Mana Pools, changes arrive, not only affecting the weather, the landscape and the general feel of the area – but also the quality and the quantity of game on offer. ...

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Mana Pools camping - some important things to note 4 July 2017 Wild No comments yet

As a result of feedback received by Wild Zambezi from visitors who have enjoyed camping in Mana Pools National Park, here are some important pointers to remember if you are planning a stay there. (Info updated June 2017) 1. PRIOR BOOKING IS A MUST: It is essential to pre-book accommodation and camping with the ZimParks HQ Booking Office ...

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Guide to major routes into the Victoria Falls & adjacent wild areas (July 2017) 2 July 2017 African Bush Camps & Safari Logistics No comments yet

Planning a safari can sometimes be a daunting task- international flights, connections, transfers and travel times can be overwhelming. With new routes opening up and top airlines flying to more destinations and increasing the frequency of their flights to Southern Africa’s major travel hubs, there are so many options to choose from. Afri...

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Fish of Kariba: Bream and Tilapia 28 June 2017 Changa Safari Camp One comment

Wild Zambezi is delighted to share this informative Guest Blog from Changa Safari Camp, about the delicious bream and tilapia to be caught while fishing off shore of the camp in Lake Kariba. The chef at Changa will even serve up the fruits of your labours as a tasty bar-snack or delicious, fresh-cooked meal! Lake Kariba is certainly one of A...

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Emergency Medical Response in Zimbabwe - A User's Guide 27 May 2017 Wild Zambezi with info from EMRAS AND ACE No comments yet

If you are visiting Southern Africa, particularly if you are intending to go on safari in some of the more remote destinations like the Zambezi Valley, you may be concerned about standards of health care and emergency services available to assist in the event of seriously illness or injury. Zimbabwe is still fortunate to have one of the most ef...

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