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Travel Information – Zimbabwe

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Zimbabwe is generally a very easy, safe African destination with excellent infrastructure, generous people and a lovely mild climate. We’ve collected up all the information you need to make your stay an enjoyable one…but please do get in contact so we can personally advise you. ACCESS AND ENTRY  Visas:  Citizens of most Southern African (SADC) countries (including South Africa) do not require visas to enter Zimbabwe.  Other passport holders do require visas. Be patient when dealing with officialdom at entry points. Expect delays. Please note all visa requirements and valid travel documents, including passports, are the responsibility of the traveller…

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Mana Pools Giant Kingfisher

Mana Pools

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This is one of Zimbabwe’s if not Africa’s most amazing and popular areas.  Mana Pools is situated in the North of Zimbabwe along the majestic Zambezi River. It is also a World Heritage Site.  Mana means “four” and this relates to the inland pools in the Mana area. These pools formed from ox-bow lakes that the Zambezi River carved out thousands of years ago when the river changed its course Northwards. Mana Pools is 2 196 km square, but is also part of the 10 500km square Parks and wildlife estate that runs from Kariba all the way to the…

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Chobe National Park Dust Elephants

Chobe National Park

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The Chobe safari area is split between the river frontage of Chobe and the Savuti Marsh. Within easy driving distance from the Iconic Victoria Falls is the the Chobe River which runs through an old safari area, often visited by David Livingstone in the 1850hrs. This area attracts some of Africa’s largest elephant herds, as well as being known for their huge Cape Buffalo herds and the large prides of lions. Birdlife on the Chobe River is excellent with up to 460 species being recorded in the park.  Notably the Chobe river is  also known for its sizable  pods of hippos…

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