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Mana Pools late dry season - what are you really seeing? 11 October 2019 Dick Pitman 2 comments

During the late dry season, when tourism is at its peak, the camps and lodges in Mana Pools are packed, and there are vehicles and people tearing about the place, on and off-road. Not for nothing has the Circular Drive been nicknamed the racetrack by older Mana hands. It s a nightmare for anyone with any sense of wilderness values. But how man...

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Say no to plastic - Wild Horizons sets an example 9 October 2019 Wild Horizons No comments yet

The world is facing a plastic problem, and it is snowballing- but so is awareness and determination to halt the crisis in its tracks. Wild Horizons (who operate tours and activities in Victoria Falls) and own three lodges, several cruiseboats and the Lookout Café in the area, have several strategies in place, and all of these have seen m...

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Rod and Reel - fishing on Lake Kariba 30 September 2019 Musango Safari Camp No comments yet

Lake Kariba, created by the damming of the mighty Zambezi River in the 1950s, is still the largest man-made lake, by volume, in the world, extending some 280 kms in length and over 5000 km in area. This is twice the size of Wales. The Zambezi River, below Victoria Falls, is home to many species of fish, such as bream, catfish, Cornish jack, bot...

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Fishing the Zambezi: where to catch the action 6 September 2019 Wild Zambezi No comments yet

As the hot spring months turn to summer in September, October and November, sport-fishing along the Zambezi River is at its best - especially for those wanting to pit their strength and skill against the fierce-fighting African Tigerfish. Zimbabwe s wonderful, wild stretches of this river (including where it is dammed at Lake Kariba...

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The controversial issue of WiFi in safari camps. 6 September 2019 Africa Travel Resource (ATR) - in summary No comments yet

Wild Zambezi was delighted to read an excellent Blog by the team from Africa Travel Resource (ATR) which addresses the Pros and Cons of Wi-Fi in safari camps. You can find a link to the whole article at the bottom of this page, but we have summarised a few of the pertinent points below:- ATR reckons that over the last 30 years, they h...

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Five reasons to visit Chundu Island 15 August 2019 Seolo Africa No comments yet

International travellers spend a lot of time and money travelling to Victoria Falls, and it usually involves a multi country trip with the flights in and out of Victoria Falls being an expensive part of their travel costs. Then they only spend 2 nights, 1 day in town, to view the falls and/or participate in extreme sports. 1. MAXIMISE THE TI...

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Off 2 Africa's List of Things to do in Victoria Falls 13 August 2019 Off2Africa - Emma Dawes No comments yet

With so many activities to choose from, Emma Dawes from Harare-based Destination Management Company, Off 2 Africa has compiled a list of the best things to do in Victoria Falls. I am finally home after an incredible trip up to Victoria Falls and Hwange National Park. Arriving in Vic Falls, I was just in time for the annual marathon that takes...

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World Elephant Day: Celebrating the Giants of Mana Pools 12 August 2019 Robin Pope Safaris No comments yet

This World Elephant Day, we celebrate with Robin Pope Safaris the majestic beasts of Mana Pools National Park, some of the rather unique characters among them and the critical elephant conservation work in Zimbabwe’s wild northern corner. Mana Pools is home to approximately 12 000 elephants – one of the largest concentrations i...

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Capturing the sky at Lake Kariba 4 August 2019 Changa Safari Camp No comments yet

This article first appeared as a Blog written by Changa Safari Camp. The photos are by Neil Fairlie, Tracey Peacocke and Pam Preston. Check out Neil s video of Changa Safari Camp on their Listings Page HERE When you visit Lake Kariba, the sky seems bigger, the stars sparkle more and the depth and range of colours are just incredible. The tric...

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A dozen a dime - family fun at Spurwing 3 August 2019 Hayley Idensohn, Travel Portfolio No comments yet

Hayley Idensohn a Harare-based travel planner who runs Travel Portfolio specialising in Meetings and Incentive (MICE) itineraries, taylor-made local and regional travel and specialist birding tours, went on holiday to Lake Kariba with her extended family in July 2019. She reports:- A fraction of our very large family, including an American co...

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