Tucked between the mightly Zambezi and the rolling Limpopo River, Zimbabwe is beat known for the magnificent spectacle of the Victoria Falls. Known as 'Mosi-oa-Tunya' or 'The Smoke That Thunders', this scenic natural spectacle has become known as the site of Africa's Adrenalin Capital. Thrilling white water rafting, bungee jumping, helicopeter excursions and more are all available on the banks of the Zambezi.
Zimbabwe derives its name from the spectacular stone structures of the Great Zimbabwe ruins, a World Heritage Site with a mysterious origin. The country is home to another four World Heritage sites, including the rugged granite outcrops of the Matobo Hills, the spectacular conservation area of Mana Pools and the magnificent Victoria Falls.
The world's largest man-made resevoir, the vast waters of Lake Kariba are home to the fierce tiger fish, renowned among avid anglers, while herds of wildlife wander its shores.
- The magnificent Zambezi River and breathtaking Victoria Falls
- Spectacular Lake Kariba, set in the heart of a wildlife haven
- Diverse national parks, ranging from Hwangwe to Mana Pools and Matusadona
Why visit Zimbabwe?
- The magnificent Victoria Falls, the largest curtain of water in the world
- Lake Kariba, one of the world's largest man-made lakes
- The elephant stronghold of Hwange, Zimbabwe's largest national park
Getting To Zimbabwe
Daily scheduled flights link neighbouring countries with Zimbabwe. Domestic flights link Harare, Bulawayo and Victoria Falls. There are daily flights from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls, Harare and other destinations in Zimababwe.
Zimbabwe is the ideal destination for travellers who want to do more than simply view wildlife from a safari vehicle. The country's many game parks offer a variety of game viewing experiences, from day and night game drives in open vehicles to boat cruises, walking safaris, canoeing and houseboats.
The country’s top attraction is, without a doubt, the Victoria Falls, the largest curtain of water in the world. But Zimbabwe has other lovely attractions too, like the Hwange National Park and Lake Kariba, as well as the Matobo Hills.