Tips & Tricks
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 […]
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 […]
Zimbabwe Open Golf Tournament (Harare) — the Royal Harare Golf Club is the host of this international golf tournament, attracting players from neighboring countries like South Africa, as well as the UK, and Zimbabwean talent. See the event website on details about its next tournament: http://zimbabweopengolf.com
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).
Lion and Cheetah Park and Snake World (Lake Chivero via Route A5) — located near Lake Chivero, a half an hour’s drive outside Harare, the Lion & Cheetah Park is a sanctuary for lions, cheetahs, the oldest and largest galapagos tortoise in Zimbabwe and a wide variety of other animals. Admission: US$15 per adult. Hours: […]