Tips & Tricks
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 […]
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: […]
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 […]
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).
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 […]
The Jameson Vic Falls Carnival (Victoria Falls) – this is a three-day event, which concludes on New Year’s Eve. The first formal music festival in Vic Falls started in 2009 with Falls Fest, which continued until 2011. In 2012 the Vic Falls Carnival was founded, and this year Seed Experiences has been brought on to […]