Zimbabwe Tourism / 12 posts found

Photo Boot Camp Safari – 9 days May 2019

An exciting time to be in Zimbabwe as the season changes from summer to autumn. You will be hosted by an Australian professional photographer for this exclusive tailormade safari in May 2019.   Space is limited to only 8 people. Photo Boot Camp Safari 9 days May 2019

Zim / Zam African Photographic Safari November 2018

by Tracy Kelly
Zim / Zam African Photographic Safari – November 2018 From the rolling bush of Zimbabwe to one of the largest waterfalls this tented safari spans the best of two countries: intimate and elegant lodges, you will be expertly guided by experienced local guides and enchanted by abundant wildlife in Hwange and Mana Pools and mesmerised by the majestic Victoria Falls for 10 days. Digital Itinerary Click here  3 nights Somalisa Expeditions / 2 nights Zambezi Expeditions /2 nights Kanga Camp Mana Pools / 2 nights Thorntree River Lodge- on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River, Zambia Day 1-4: Somalisa […]

Antipoaching in Zimbabwe – Victoria Falls

by Tracy Kelly
The Victoria Falls Anti-Poaching Unit is a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of our local wildlife and natural resources. Surrounded by the Victoria Falls National Park, the town of Victoria Falls is located in one of the most beautiful environments on earth, with unspoilt expanses of wilderness, abundant wildlife and spectacular settings, drawing tourists from around the world. However with the beauty of the location comes with some heavy burdens of human and animal conflict. VFAPU tries to ease some of the burdens by protecting the wildlife and habitat from poacher pressure (subsistence and commercial), as well rescue and […]

Planning a photographic safari on Lower Zambezi – Zimbabwe ?

Look no further than African Bush Camps very own Kanga Camp – a private, owner-run African-based safari company offering you an authentic safari experience. In Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe, African Bush Camps offer visitors a riverside experience with Zambezi Expeditions and/or an inland safari experience on a private concession at Kanga Camp. The main area of Kanga Camp is a 12-bedded tented camp delicately built on decking around the edge of the Kanga Pan. Two of the luxury tents are Honeymoon suites or Family Units, with private dining and seating areas. A relaxing lounge area raised on decking under […]

Watching the seasons change at Mana Pools

We are delighted to share this informative Guest Blog from Eddie Mudzimu from Wilderness Safaris, based at Ruckomechi Camp writes about the changing seasons in Mana Pools National Park:- “From one season to the next in Mana Pools, changes arrive, not only affecting the weather, the landscape and the general feel of the area – but also the quality and the quantity of game on offer. As we head into our winter months and begin to feel a chill in the mornings and evenings, we watch the vetiver grasses drying – but are not deceived as beneath these grasses lie […]

Guide to major routes into the Victoria Falls & wild areas around Zimbabwe

Planning a photographc safari can sometimes be a daunting task- international flights, connections, transfers and travel times can be overwhelming. With new routes opening up and top airlines flying to more destinations and increasing the frequency of their flights to Southern Africa’s major travel hubs, there are so many options to choose from. Safari-Logistics-Route-Map African Bush Camps have compiled the following handy graphic guides to the major routes and airlines that serve the Victoria Falls and its surrounding pristine wildlife areas in which the company operates within Zimbabwe (as well as Botswana and Zambia). Wild Zambezi has reproduced those sections […]

Recommended Tipping Guide when on an African Safari

These are rough guidelines and suggestions on gratuities while travelling around Africa on a per person basis meaning per person travelling so if you are a couple, multiply by two etc. NAMIBIA Porters N$10.00 per person Car guards N$5.00 per evening out Guides N$100.00 per person per day Professional guides N$150.00 per person per day Hotel / camp / lodge staff US$4.00 per person per day   ZAMBIA / BOTSWANA / MALAWI / ZIMBABWE / MOZAMBIQUE /INDIAN OCEAN ISLANDS Porters US$ 2.00 per person Guides/Trackers US$7.00 per person per day Professional Guides US$15.00 per person per day Hotel / camp […]

Upcoming yoga retreats 2017

Elephant Whisperer Wilderness Retreat – Zululand, KZN, South Africa LOCATION: Thula Thula Game Reserve, Zululand, South Africa DATES: 3 – 7 July 2017   Join us for 5 glorious days in South Africa on safari to see elephant up close and personal while enjoying gourmet cuisine, 2 yoga classes, a game drive and a bush walk everyday and of course some well deserved rest and relaxation. Price: US$1950 per person sharing Discover your Inner yogi – Yoga safari – Phinda, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa Join our exclusive 5 day Yoga Safari on a magical experience among the coastal forests […]

The brand new Victoria Falls River Lodge

by Sean Drayton
[vimeo http://vimeo.com/41687015] Victoria Falls River Lodge offers luxury and fine dining in the heart of the African bush just minutes from one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World – Victoria Falls.” Victoria Falls River Lodge is the first private game lodge to be set in the Zambezi National Park. This newly built luxury tented lodge is situated on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River – so close to Victoria Falls one can see the spray in the distance! Uninterrupted panoramic views of African sunsets and exceptional wildlife viewing makes this uniquely located lodge the ideal place from […]

Victoria Falls Mountain Bike Challenge 14 -16 June 2012

by Sean Drayton
This tough 3-day event is going into its third year and operated by the same Victoria Falls Marathon, Zambezi-Man multi-event, and the Kilimanjaro Marathon. The Vic Falls Mtb Challenge have various travel packages one of which is highlighted below. Mountain Biking through some of the most scenic places in Africa, jam-packed with game,  has to be one of the most exciting events you can do, testing your skills against the terrain and keeping your senses sharpened for any encounters with the local wildlife !   It’s a unique event, with nights  being spent in comfortable hotels – but days are tough […]