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Victoria Falls is destination, not just an 'add-on' 8 December 2022 Nikki Meyer & Seolo Africa No comments yet

In 2019 approximately 1 million people from all over the world made a pilgrimage to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. The majority of them seriously regret spending only 2 nights. They were unfortunately sold it as an ‘add-on’ to another destination. What is the main attraction? The industry knows that the prime reason people flock to...

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Treading lightly in Mana Pools with Camp Mana 23 October 2022 Sally Pitman No comments yet

We have been visiting Mana Pools National Park as a family for more years than I’d like to admit, but mostly at the budget level, with our own vehicles and camping kit, pitching our tents in a shady spot in one of the delightfully scenic Exclusive Camps with an exquisite view of the Zambezi, but with very basic (sometimes non-existent) facili...

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Long Stay Travel: 6 reasons why you should consider it 14 September 2022 African Bush Camps No comments yet

Long-stay travel appears to be something out of a fairy tale. People have taken to traveling indefinitely as a way of life. But what is it like to travel for an extended period of time?Is it truly that flawless? In this blog, tour operators, African Bush Camps, go over everything you need to know about long-term travel, especially the benefits. ...

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TRAVEL ADVICE FOR SELF-DRIVERS: Tackling the remote "Back Route": Victoria Falls/Hwange to Kariba/Mana Pools 20 April 2022 Wild Zambezi 4 comments

Wild Zambezi has many requests from self-drive visitors to Zimbabwe about the road network linking Victoria Falls Hwange with Kariba Town or Mana Pools, along the southern edge of Lake Kariba. We always warn that this route is for adventurous, self-sufficient travellers with 4x4 ONLY. Here are some tips:- THE ROUTE: This is a long, ...

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FIVE WAYS OUR SAFARIS HELP YOU RECONNECT WITH NATURE 27 February 2022 African Bush Camps No comments yet

We’ve all been captivated by Africa’s allure before, thanks to many cinematic, musical, and literary renderings of this enchanted continent. Have you ever considered channelling Claire Foy’s safari chic in The Queen? It’s time to get away from Netflix and embark on an authentic, African safari journey. Safaris are an exce...

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Tiger Safaris - MUCH more than a fishing camp! 21 November 2021 Sally Wynn, Wild Zambezi No comments yet

I have to confess, right at the start, that I’m not a dedicated angler – I haven’t the patience, and for me, fishing as a sport doesn’t have the appeal (I’m more a believer in catch only what you eat - i.e. the “hook and cook” principle). Having said that, my other half is keen on tigerfishing, and, with...

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Beat the Heat 15 November 2021 Wild Zambezi travel network partners No comments yet

It’s November in the Zambezi Valley – the daytime temperatures are soaring, the bush is bare of leaves and parched, the roads are dusty, but, where there is water, the wildlife sightings are spectacular. This is the harshest time of the year both for wild animals and for the people who come to enjoy them. But, if everyone keeps their ...

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The Palm – a riverside oasis in Victoria Falls 14 October 2021 Sally Wynn, Wild Zambezi No comments yet

At the beginning of October, while visiting Victoria Falls to celebrate the 30th Birthday of Ilala Lodge, Wild Zambezi was delighted to be able to sample the tourism experience awaiting future visitors to Ilala’s brand new sister property, The Palm River Hotel. I knew that the location of this new luxury hotel right on the banks of the Zam...

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A Victoria Falls river cruise with a difference – the gentle, genteel version. 11 October 2021 Sally Wynn, Wild Zambezi No comments yet

One of the highlights of a recent visit to the Victoria Falls in October 2021 was a delightful, leisurely mid-morning Zambezi River cruise aboard one of the beautiful fleet of Ra-IKane vessels operated by the owners of Ilala Lodge and their brand new Palm River Hotel. I confess to being a somewhat reluctant Zambezi River cruise enthusiast, havin...

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Bush bathrooms 11 September 2021 Wild Zambezi travel network partners No comments yet

There is nothing more wonderful when on safari somewhere in the African bush than to wash away the heat and dust of a busy day by indulging in a glorious warm shower or luxuriating in a deep bubble bath. And when the weather is warm, the chance to bathe under the light of the stars and some flickering candlelight is an exciting and romantic option...

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