Holidays, Activities in and Around Zimbabwe

  • Activities

    Known as an adventure capital and safari hub, Victoria Falls offers something for every visitor.

    Famous for its bungi and some of the best white water rafting in the world, you can slow the pace and enjoy canoeing or sunset cruise on the Zambezi. A helicopter flip over the Falls offers awesome photographic opportunities.

    Take a trip to Chobe National Park for the day, or a game drive on a private reserve with dinner in the bush under the African night sky.

    Other favourites are the elephant back rides and lion walk.

    Children might like to hold baby crocodiles at the Crocodile Farm and Nature Sanctuary and there is even more : play some golf, walk under the railway bridge, horse ride, guided tour of the Falls.

  • Victoria Falls

    this is Africa's adventure capital and here's why. There's plenty of adrenaline activities to choose from (bungi - white water rafting, hire wire, croc cage diving).

    Helicopter flights over the Falls and along the Zambezi river give superb views - then do a Tour of the Falls and Rainforest to get another perspective. Canoeing and cruises are for the whole family as is horse riding.

    For the steam enthusiast take a steam train ride or tram journey.

    Combine lion walks with an elephant back safaris to get up close and personal with some of Africa's greatest wildlife.

    Browse the curio markets - cross the bridge into Livingstone or head for Chobe National Park for the day.

    Well stocked supermarkets make self catering lodges very popular.

    There is a big selection of hotels and lodges to choose from.

  • Hwange

    Just 2 hours from Victoria Falls and you are in one of Africa's greatest wildlife parks.

    The rich diversity of game includes : elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard, cheetah, hyena, giraffe, sable, kudu, eland, zebra, impala, warthog, african wild dog and many other smaller species.

    For the birder there is over 400 species to find.

    A good road network as well as the many viewing platforms and hides make for excellent game spotting.

    To learn more and for a real African experience take a walking safari through Hwange.

    For the visitor there is a good choice of hotels and safari camps catering to all budgets.

  • Kariba & Binga

    The world's largest artificial lake and a favourite destination for holiday-makers and fishermen. Also an ideal starting point if you are heading for Mana Pools or Matusadona.

    This vast lake offers exceptional fishing for bream, tiger, vundu, tilapia. Take the whole family on a houseboat for an exceptional relaxing holiday.

    The town of Kariba has a number of outlets for fuel and food provisions. Stockup on ice and drinks at Marineland. Best views of the dam can be had from The Heights. In memory of those who lost their lives building the dams, the beautiful little Chapel of Santa Barbara with stunning stained glass windows is a memorial to them.

    There is a wide selection of accommodation in Charara and Kariba from self catering to hotels.

  • Mana Pools

    An extra-ordinary wildlife and wilderness destination on the Zambezi river.

    The landscape is a stunning mix of the Zambezi escarpment mountains through the Zambezi valley to the river itself.

    Its among the old river terraces and open woodlands that the wildlife flourishes and the wide diversity of mammals the big drawcard for the visitor.

    Elephants, hippos, crocs, lions, eland, buffalo, impala, baboons, zebrea are regularly seen.

    For the bird watcher: numerous species of storks and herons, the Fish Eagle and African Skimmer and if your lucky, Pels Fishing Owl.

    You will need a 4 x 4 to get to Mana or alternatively fly in by charter. Accommodation is offered in private camps.

  • Bulawayo

    City of Kings, Zimbabwe's second city approximately midway between Beit Bridge and Victoria Falls.

    The city iself has a number of tourist attractions well worth visiting : Chipangali, the Museum of Natural History, Khame Ruins and the Railway Museum.

    Bulawayo is a good base from which to explore the Matopos - this strange mystic landscape of enormous granite boulders.

    Matopos National Park is a sanctuary for black and white rhino and a great place to see leopards and Black Eagles.

    The Matopos also houses the monument to the Shangani Patrol and Cecil John Rhodes burial site.

  • Harare

    A typical bustling capital city and home of the famous Shona sculpture park. The city has fine hotels catering for the businessman and executive.

    For visitors en route to Kariba and the Eastern Highlands there is also a number of guesthouses to choose from.

    Plenty to see and do in Harare itself.

    Well worth a visit is the Lion and Cheetah Park, National Heroes Acre, Ewanrigg National Park and the Mukuvisi Woodlands.

    For the art lover take a trip to the National Gallery which houses a fine collection of African art and Shona stone sculpture.

  • Masvingo

    Closest town to the famous Great Zimbabwe Ruins, Masvingo has a number tourist attractions to enjoy.

    Lake Mutirikwi is a popular fishing spot and Recreational Park.

    The major attraction is of course the Great Zim Ruins - this was the site of the country's capital during the iron age.

    The Ruins comprise a number of different features (the Hill Complex, the Valley Complex and the Great Enclosure).

    Archaeological evidence indicates that Great Zimbabwe was once part of a trade network extending as far as China.

  • Eastern Highlands

    From Nyanga in the north to Chimanimani in the south, the eastern highlands is a beautiful stretch of highlands, tropical rainforests, valleys and waterfalls.

    The Eastern highlands can be divided into 3 distinct areas: Nyanga, Bvumba and Chimanimani.

    Nyanga is dominated by Mount Nyangani, Zimbabwe's highest mountain and a premier destination for trout fishing.

    Bvumba or Vumba Mountains is characterised by its granite mountains and famous for its championship golf course at Leopard Rock Hotel.

    The Chimanimani mountain range is composed of quartzite ridges and a very popular hiking destination.

  • Contact Information

    Making dream holidays come true since 1958 Bringing you - affordable Victoria Falls travel deals

    Tel + 27 ( 0)31 7622424 (office hours* ) Cell + 27 764654485

    It has a reservation office in Durban, Kasane and Victoria falls with a road transfer company in Victoria Falls

    Cheryl, Maxine, Brenda and Stacey are in charge of the reservations side, Carien Londt is the Managing Director, Brett Mc Donald is the C.E.O and owner of Flame of Africa

    Physical Address Shop 1, 20 Forest Drive, Forest Hills, Kloof, Durban




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