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ZIMBABWE

Zimbabwe is one of the main adventure capitals in Southern Africa, home to the mighty Victoria Falls coupled with some of the best game viewing in Africa.  Of course, Hwange being one of the largest and best known National parks home to some of the largest elephant herds. Explore Mana Pools beside the river, combined with the flood plains further inland.  Lake Kariba will forever be a favorite with the Zambezi Escarpment as a backdrop.

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MAP OF ZIMBABWE
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TOP EXPERIENCES

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Stay on a private island in the middle of the Zambezi River 

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Do a walking safari in Hwange or the Iconic Mana Pools, one of the last true Wilderness experiences

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Go on a houseboat safari on the famous Lake Kariba

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Mana Pools and Hwange National Park offer some of Africa's wildest and best safari destinations.

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For all the adrenalin junkies, low water levels from August - December, High water levels December - August each year.

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View one of the wonders of the world with highest volumes of water from February to May each year after the rains

TOP AREAS TO VISIT

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Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls is on many peoples bucket list for good reason.  Besides the falls being a site to behold, the Victoria Falls is a hub of adventure and activity from helicopter flights over the falls to sunset cruises, white water rafting and bungi jumping on offer.  It offers a fantastic variety of remote river front lodges and bigger town based hotels.

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL

May – October is peak season as it is dry and the bush is both more sparse and animals congregate around water sources.  November – April is the green season and while it rains, prices are lower and certain areas are great for birding.

JANUARY

Great birding and lots of young herbivores born, rates low, good time to water raft

FEBRUARY

Great birding and lots of young herbivores born, rates low, good time to water raft

MARCH

Vic Falls starting to receive heavy flow, birding good, young herbivores born, rates low

APRIL

Vic Falls great, rains gone, rates low but many camps still closed from the rains but still a great time to visit

MAY

Vic Falls flow good, rates still low but no rain so good to safari and many camps that closed for the rainy season begin to open

JUNE

Vic Falls still flowing nicely, start of safari season

JULY

Peak safari season, dry and animals congregating

AUGUST

Peak safari season, dry and animals congregating, good time to water raft

SEPTEMBER

Peak safari season, dry and animals congregating, good time to water raft

OCTOBER

Hot, last month of peak safari season, good time to water raft

NOVEMBER

Birding great and herbivores start breeding, rates low, good time to water raft

DECEMBER

Birding great and herbivores start breeding, rates low, good time to water raft

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