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Changes to Zimbabwe's traffic fines 28 December 2015 Wild Zambezi No comments yet

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...

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Wild Zambezi News - November 2015 7 December 2015 Wild Zambezi No comments yet

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

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Harare-Vic Falls flights launched with low-cost airline, Fastjet 28 October 2015 Wild Zambezi No comments yet

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. Fligh...

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National Parks reinstates unguided public walking in Mana Pools 8 July 2015 The Zambezi Society No comments yet

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...

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Mana Pools listed 4th-best Park for safaris in Africa! 1 July 2015 Wild Zambezi No comments yet

According to a survey of 3 008 park reviews collected through the 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...

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Mana Pools bans unguided walking 26 May 2015 Michelle Colman, Tourism Update No comments yet

The inconsiderate behaviour of tourists has led Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools National Park to lose its unique selling point – unescorted walking. Until now, the game sanctuary has been one of a very few in Africa that has allowed visitors to wander about unguided in big game territory. The practice has been marketed as one of the park&rsqu...

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ZimParks fees 2015 (and 2016) 25 May 2015 ZimParks No comments yet

NOTE: To date (June/July 2016) ZimParks has not yet announced its fee structure for 2016. This is due to delays in the implementation of its new online booking system. We will publish the correct 2016 fee structure as soon as it is officially announced. However, in the meantime, the tariffs for most things remain the same as for 2015 (see below)...

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Vic Falls airport upgrades on track 29 April 2015 Southern African Tourism Update No comments yet

The US$150m (R1.7bn) upgrades at Victoria Falls International Airport are scheduled to be completed by the end of September. The airport is 22km south of Victoria Falls town. “This airport upgrading project is set to provide the perfect backdrop for inbound tourism to the region as well as become the region’s top meetings, incentive...

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Tourism assistance at Kariba borderpost 4 March 2015 Wild No comments yet

The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) in Kariba is offering help to visitors who are would like to cross between Zimbabwe and Zambia using the Kariba Bridge borderpost. Says Tendai Mushangwe, the ZTA Kariba Area Manager: As an office located in a border town, we also help with facilitation of tourists at the border the same way that Bei...

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KAZA "Univisa" - working well in Victoria Falls, but there are a few glitches elsewhere. 2 February 2015 Wild 3 comments

First feedback from visitors to the Victoria Falls area indicates that the newly-introduced KAZA UNIVISA (which was launched in November last year and allows entry to both Zimbabwe and Zambia for a single visa payment of US$50) is working well – PROVIDED that your travel focus is the Victoria Falls/Livingstone/Kazungula area. Visitors fro...

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