Wild Zambezi News - January 2016
1 February 2016
Wild Zambezi s news for January 2016 is now out.
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- KAZA Uni-Visa latest
- Fastjet flies JHB-HRE
- Vic Falls water levels rising fast
- Welcome, Little Gorges
- New Spa at Vic Falls River Lodge
and much more.....
KAZA Zim-Zam Uni-Visa - latest
31 January 2016
Following on from recent reports that the US$50 Uni-Visa introduced in 2014-2015 to ease travel between Zimbabwe and Zambia had been suspended, the KAZA TFCA UNIVISA PROJECT issued the following statement on 7th January 2016:-
We, the Republics of Zambia and Zimbabwe, two Partner Countries of the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area...
KAZA Uni-Visa for Zimbabwe/Zambia temporarily suspended.
2 January 2016
Wild Zambezi has been advised that the KAZA uni-visa is no longer being issued.
The issuing of the KAZA visa has been suspended effective immediately in both Zimbabwe and Zambia. Please be aware that this could change in the near future and that we will keep you abreast of any changes.
All Standard visas are still being issued and detail...
Wild Zambezi News - December 2015
31 December 2015
Read all the latest tourism news and items of topical interest from the Zambezi Valley in Zimbabwe in Wild -Zambezi s December 2015 newsletter at this link:-
Wild Zambezi News December 2015
Changes to Zimbabwe's traffic fines
28 December 2015
A hike in Zimbabwe s traffic fines was proposed in the 2016 budget that was presented in November 2015. The new traffic fines have now been approved by the Zimbabwean parliament and they come into effective on 1 January 2016.
Here is a list of the CHANGES to the traffic fines, effective 1 January 2016:-
US$100 fines (previously US$2...
Wild Zambezi News - November 2015
7 December 2015
Read all the latest tourism news and items of topical interest from the Zambezi Valley in Zimbabwe in Wild -Zambezi s November 2015 newsletter at this link:-
Wild Zambezi News November 2015
ZimParks introducing an online booking system
3 November 2015
Zimbabwe’s National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZimParks) is in the process of introducing a new Online Booking System for accommodation and camping facilities in their properties all around the country.
In a recent notification, Customer Services Executive, Choice Mushunje advised:-
“ This new system will allow our...
Harare-Vic Falls flights launched with low-cost airline, Fastjet
28 October 2015
Low-cost African airline, fastjet, launched the first of its Zimbabwe-based domestic operations on Wednesday 28th October, with an inaugural flight between Harare and Victoria Falls.
The airline is now operating this route three times a week on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays with a flight of only 1 hour and 5 minutes’ duration.
National Parks reinstates unguided public walking in Mana Pools
8 July 2015
The Zambezi Society
The Zambezi Society recently announced that as a result of its representations to ZimParks (The Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority) on behalf of the visiting Public, the Authority has reinstated “unguided” public walking in Mana Pools National Park, with immediate effect.
Here is the statement issued on 8th July...
Mana Pools listed 4th-best Park for safaris in Africa!
1 July 2015
According to a survey of 3 008 park reviews collected through the SafariBookings.com website, Mana Pools ranks fourth in a list of Africa s 50 best Parks for African Safaris!
The top three Parks were the Serengeti National Park (Tanzania), MalaMala Game Reserve (South Africa) and the Okavango Delta in Botswana.
In total, 138 parks from ei...