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Zimbabwe

  • Victoria Falls: World Heritage Site, largest curtain of falling water on earth, Africa's "adrenaline capital" - one of the seven Natural Wonders
  • Hwange: one of Africa's finest reserves, home to the Presidential herd of elephants
  • Matusadona: on the shores of Lake Kariba, holds the highest concentration of wild lions, one of the last sanctuaries of the Black Rhino
  • Mana Pools: World Heritage Site on the banks of the lower Zambezi River, best canoe safaris in Africa, ideal for walking
  • Best tackled with a walking and canoeing safari - safaris year round but best May to October
  • [guide on Zimbabwe]

Zambia

  • South Luangwa: home of the modern-day walking safari, one of the best places to see leopard, has some of the finest bushcamps and lodges in Africa
  • North Luangwa: remote walking safari wilderness, practically off-limits for four decades, restricted access, one of Africa's best kept secrets
  • Kafue: best reserve in Africa for antelope, ideal for old hands
  • Lower Zambezi: a relatively unexplored wilderness, excellent canoeing and lodges (tackled equally well from the Zimbabwean bank)
  • The best walking destination in Africa - best from June to October
  • [guide on Zambia]

Botswana

  • Best tackled on a fly-in or mobile basis - best from May to October
  • Chobe: renowned for its huge elephant population, popular river front game viewing, zebra migrations in the Savuti and outstanding camps in the Selinda Reserve
  • Okavango Delta: Africa's finest wetland - an oasis in the Kalahari, best accessed by light aircraft, usually explored from Moremi
  • Moremi Game Reserve: focal point for Delta safaris, makes up nearly 70% of the Delta, includes some of Botswana's best camps - excellent fly in safaris
  • The Kalahari: home of the bushmen, one of the world's largest sand mantles, best tackled on a mobile safari, broadly encompasses the Makgadikgadi Pans
  • [guide to Botswana]

Namibia

  • Best tackled on a fly-in or mobile basis - best from May to October
  • Etosha: Namibia's premier wildlife spot, accessible only on the southern rim, has some particularly well known game viewing spots
  • Central Namib: includes Namib-Naukluft, Sandwich Harbour and the famous sand dunes of Sossusvlei - a scenic photographers ideal
  • Skeleton Coast: most of the area has limited access, best tackled on a fly-in safari in the north - very rugged, extraordinary wildlife
  • Kaokoveld: Africa's last great wilderness, fascinating geology and ancient rock art - best tackled on a packaged safari
  • [guide to Namibia]

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