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Safaris in Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls, Hwange and Mana Pools offer some of Africa’s best safari highlights, Zimbabwe is great value too!

Notwithstanding over a decade of political chaos the country is safe.

With exceptional diversity, strong populations of big game and some of Africa’s most skilled and experienced Professional Guides Zimbabwe ranks alongside Botswana and Zambia as a premier safari destination.

The Victoria Falls hub makes it very easy to arrange a thoroughly successful traditional wildlife safari in Southern Africa. Hwange National Park is the obvious choice for big 5 options and it’s simply combined with Botswana, Zambia, Namibia and South Africa.

The lower Zambezi valley is especially good for an active combination of walking and canoe safaris in the Mana Pools – Chewore – Sapi World Heritage Site. The wildlife is exceptional with outstanding landscapes and some vast, unpopulated, remote and undeveloped wilderness areas towards the confluence of the Zambezi and Luangwa rivers.

We find no good reason to expect political or economic recovery any time soon. The country is safe for travellers in Victoria Falls, Hwange and on the lower Zambezi.

One certainty is that Zimbabwe offers some of the best value and most productive safari experiences in Southern Africa right now

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Walking in Hwange with Leon Varley courtesy Tom Varley

Hwange Explorer

Combine creature comforts in Victoria Falls with an active safari in Hwange’s wild reaches with one of Zimbabwe’s top guiding teams over a week

From $2170 7 days / 6 nightsMore info
Gus Alexander leading one of the lower Zambezi canoe safaris for Natureways - courtesy James Varden

Lower Zambezi Canoe safaris

We’ve run canoe safaris since 1995. From Kariba, past Mana Pools, Sapi, Chewore and Mupata Gorge to Kanyemba. 230km of untamed adventure!

From $1570 9 days / 8 nightsMore info
Elephant encounter on foot in Mana Pools courtesy Stretch Ferreira

Mana Pools Explorer

A 7-night exploration of Mana Pools – a canoeing and walking safari with top professional guides, outstanding wildlife and authentic camps

From $2485 8 days / 7 nightsMore info
Elephant encounter on the Mana shoreline courtesy James Varden

Spirit of the Zambezi Safari

Best of the Zambezi. Canoeing, walking, top guides, outstanding wildlife in Mana Pools, Matusadona, Victoria Falls and Zambezi National Park.

From $3499 10 days / 9 nightsMore info
Mana Pools by Noel Smith

Tamarind Canoe Safari

The Tamarind canoe safari is one of our most popular lower Zambezi canoe safaris over 4 days from Chirundu down to Mana Pools World Heritage Site.

From $860 4 days / 3 nightsMore info
Hwange rhino courtesy Chris Worden

The Great Rhino Project

Discover the conservation efforts in hand for the threatened and rare black rhino from Victoria Falls into Hwange and Matopos National Parks.

From $5588 10 days / 9 nightsMore info
victoria falls safari tour big 5 Elephant phalanx at Davisons courtesy Dana Allen for Wilderness Safaris

Victoria Falls “Big 5”

A comfortable 3 nights in Vic Falls with an intense big 5 safari experience over 3 nights in Hwange. Family-friendly.

From $2100 7 days / 6 nightsMore info
Courtesy Tami Walker Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls & Chobe Explorer

Wildlife and waterfalls – from Victoria Falls World Heritage Site to game drives and river cruising in the Chobe National Park. This week long safari has it all.

From $1565 7 days / 6 nightsMore info
A big 5 safari Hwange Rhino by Tami Walker. Zimbabwe safari special

Zimbabwe Safari Special

Probably one of the best deals you’ll find from Victoria Falls into Hwange.

From $2249 7 days / 6 nightsMore info

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Victoria Falls is Africa's adventure capital and hub for wildlife safaris with easy access in the best safari destinations

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