Adventure Through Zimbabwe's National Parks

  • Gazelle Safari Africa

  • Zimbabwe
  • Jun 09, 2024

Explore Zimbabwe’s national parks where the spirit of adventure awaits you at every turn. From the iconic savanna of Hwange to the rugged landscapes of Mana Pools, Zimbabwe is a haven for safari enthusiasts. 

  1. Hwange National Park

Known as Zimbabwe’s largest and oldest national park, Hwange is a wildlife haven known to have diverse ecosystems and iconic wildlife species. While here, you can go on a game drive through the park’s vast plains, where elephants roam freely alongside lions, graceful giraffes, and leopards. With over 100 mammal species and 400 bird species, Hwange offers unparalleled opportunities for wildlife sightings and unforgettable safari adventures.

  1. Mana Pools National Park

Situated along the mighty Zambezi River, Mana Pools is a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its pristine wilderness and abundant wildlife. You can explore the park’s lush floodplains and forests on foot, canoe, or 4×4 safari vehicle. Keep on the lookout for herds of elephants bathing in the river, pods of hippos basking in the sun, and crocodiles lurking in the shallows. 

  1. Matobo National Park

Found in the hills of southern Zimbabwe, Matobo National Park is a geological wonderland steeped in ancient history and cultural significance. The park’s granite rock formations are painted with ancient rock art dating back thousands of years. While on a guided walking safari, you can discover the park’s rich biodiversity that includes a variety of birdlife. 

  1. Gonarezhou National Park

Meaning “Place of Elephants” in the local Shona language, Gonarezhou National Park is a remote and pristine wilderness located in southeastern Zimbabwe. Home to a thriving population of elephants, as well as lions, cheetahs, and wild dogs, Gonarezhou offers a true off-the-beaten-path safari experience. Explore the park on game drives, bush walks, or multi-day hiking trails, and discover hidden gems such as the majestic Chilojo Cliffs and the scenic Chiredzi River. 

From the vast plains of Hwange to the ancient rock formations of Matobo, Zimbabwe’s national parks offer an immersive safari experience that is second to none. If you’re ready for unforgettable game viewing, reach out to us at Gazelle Safaris Africa and get ready to embark for the safari of a lifetime through the wilds of Zimbabwe’s national parks.

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