Overview – Zimbabwe

Because of the political situation in Zimbabwe, tourists are few and prices are competitive, but the main parks are still cared for and well worth visiting. Hwange is not to be missed, and Mana Pools offers great canoeing safaris on the Zambezi.

Rates (USD) $150 to $756 pp/day
Best Time to Go May to September (All parks)
High Season July to October (Only Victoria Falls gets busy)
Size 390,757km² / 150,872mi²

Pros and Cons

  • Excellent guiding
  • One of the best walking safari destinations
  • A chance to see Victoria Falls
  • Competitive rates and low tourist densities
  • Some decline of facilities and wildlife numbers
  • Political instability

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A sleeping giant
4/5

When I first visited Zimbabwe in 1996 it was the jewel in Southern Africa’s safari crown – business was booming and tourist dollars were flowing. Thanks to the malevolence of Robert Mugabe, more than a decade later not only was...

Latest User Review
Zimbabwe is amazing! The people are warm, friendly, hospitable, and also professional.
5/5

We visited Harare, Vic Falls and Hwange National Park. In Harare we stayed four nights in probably the best B&B we have ever stayed in. The Victoria Falls are of course magnificent. The Wildlife in Hwange is abundant, including the big...