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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 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...

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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 Zambezi.com 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 Zambezi.com 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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New KAZA "Uni-Visa" for Zimbabwe and Zambia 28 November 2014 Wild Zambezi.com No comments yet

Zimbabwe has introduced a new tourist visa covering a 30-day stay in Zimbabwe and Zambia for a single payment of US$50. The new KAZA (Kavango-Zambezi) “Uni-Visa” was launched in Victoria Falls on 28th November 2014. Citizens of 40 countries are eligible for the visa which saves time and money and enables much easier travel ...

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Air Zimbabwe passengers now required to pay airport tax in cash on departure 11 November 2014 Wild Zambezi.com No comments yet

As from 10th November 2014, all passengers travelling on AIR ZIMBABWE flights - international or domestic, are now required to pay their aiport taxes in cash at the airport prior to their departure (instead of them being included in the ticket). The taxes are for a Passenger Service Charge (PSC) and an Aviation Infrastructure Development F...

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