Zimbabwe will provide you with remarkable encounters with both people and wildlife. The cities are vibrant and the parks and reserves take you off-the-beaten-track to discover rugged wilderness.

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Zimbabwe is a great destination for Big 5 safaris. Elephant, lion and buffalo are seen on a regular basis, while rhino and leopard are present but rarely encountered. Hwange and Mana Pools offer a great diversity of wildlife, with great opportunities for spotting big game animals. Giraffe, zebra and wildebeest are also frequently spotted in the savannah plains. Look out for special sightings of the brown hyena, bat-eared fox and sable antelope.


Victoria Falls

A year-round destination, the mighty Victoria Falls is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, and is one of Africa’s most sought-after attractions. This jaw-dropping spectacle is traditionally known as Mosi-oa-Tunya meaning “The Smoke that Thunders”.

Zambezi National Park in Zimbabwe

The Zambezi National Park in Zimbabwe is a lesser-known gem situated on the doorstep of the world-famous Victoria Falls boasting a diverse array of extraordinary wildlife.

Mana Pools National Park in Zimbabwe

Mana Pools National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Zimbabwe’s most pristine and biodiverse parks, bustling with extraordinary wildlife.

Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe

Hwange National Park is Zimbabwe’s largest national park, best known for its abundance of wildlife, including the iconic Big Five and endangered African wild dog.

When is the best time to go to Zimbabwe?

Zimbabwe can be visited throughout the year, as it boasts a moderate climate. The best game viewing is experienced during the dry season between May and October.

When is high season in Zimbabwe?

Although a lot of visitors can be expected at Victoria Falls between July and October, Zimbabwe’s parks and reserves rarely experience crowding.

When is low season in Zimbabwe?

There are limited visitors to Zimbabwe during the wet season between November and April. At this time the parks are green and the vegetation is dense, providing you with a more exclusive safari experience.

When is Zimbabwe’s best weather?

You can expect the best weather during the months of April, May and September, when temperatures are moderate and afternoon showers rarely interfere with game viewing.

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