Tips & Tricks
Zimbabwe International Carnival (Harare) – hosted by the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority, this six-day event takes place annually in late May, and is a melting pot of culture where countries showcase their various cultures through their traditional cuisines, dances, artifacts, several performances and a road march. The highlight of the event is the musical night, where […]
Pamuzinda Lodge (Selous River) – located 65 km. from Harare (via Bulawayo Road), the star attractions of Pamuzinda Lodge are the lions. This is one of the few places in Zimbabwe where you can walk with lions on the game reserve (with a trained guide to chaperone!). The lodge sits on the Selous River, just […]
Royal Harare Golf Club (Alexandra Park, Harare) — the prestigious old parkland course at Royal Harare Golf Club – originally founded as Salisbury Golf Club in 1898 – occupies a sizeable property in downtown Harare, next to the Sports Club cricket ground and the Presidential Palace. This 18-hole course has also been the site of […]
National Botanic Gardens (Fifth Street, Alexandra Park, Harare) – located in the northern part of Harare, this 58-hectare site is rich in floral specimens indigenous not only to Zimbabwe, but the entire southern African region. Established in 1962, these gardens also house the National Herbarium of Zimbabwe (which has about 500,000 plant specimens).
Mana Pools National Park (Hurungwe) – located 374 km. northwest of Harare, this UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site is synonymous with the Zambezi River, elephants, lions, remoteness and wilderness. This unique park is Zimbabwe’s second World Heritage Site, based on its wildness and beauty, together with the wide range of large mammals, bursting with a […]
Victoria Falls / Zambezi National Parks – located 710 km west of Harare, Victoria Falls and Zambezi National Parks are situated on the western tip of Zimbabwe. The Falls, known by the local Kololo tribe as Mosi oa Tunya- The Smoke that thunders, is one of the “Seven Wonders of the World” and one of […]