Getting There – Gonarezhou NP

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Gonarezhou National Park is secluded and relatively inaccessible. There are two areas to visit: Chipinda HQ is located 550km/342mi south of Harare, and Mabalauta HQ is located 667km/414mi south of Harare. The roads in the park are often very bad, especially in the Wet season, and a good 4WD is essential.

Some lodges have airstrips, and your tour operator can organize chartered flights. Federal Airlines in conjunction with Pamushana Lodge runs scheduled flights to Buffalo Range International Airport (BFO) twice weekly from Johannesburg. The road transfer to the lodge from the airport takes 45 minutes.

Victoria Falls Airport (VFA) will be the point of arrival for most safaris. Alternatively, you can fly to Harare International Airport (HRE). Your safari package will probably include travel arrangements throughout the country booked by your tour operator. They will also arrange your pick-up at the airport and/or hotel.

Airlines & Ticket Prices

Please check Skyscanner, or for multiple-destination flights check Expedia, to see which airlines can take you to Victoria Falls Airport (VFA), and what tickets would cost.

Domestic Flights

Most charter flights will be organized by your tour operator as part of your tour package. Federal Airlines runs scheduled flights to Buffalo Range International Airport in Chiredzi.

Passport, Visa & Other Entry Requirements

Please check our Getting There – Zimbabwe page to learn more about passport, visa and other entry requirements.

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