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Zimbabwe safaris are renowned for Victoria Falls, amazing wildlife, and diverse national parks, drawing in tens of thousands of safari enthusiasts who come to visit the country each year.

What Makes Zimbabwe Safaris Unique?

Zimbabwe is known for having some of the most abundant animal concentration areas. Along with Victoria Falls, you can also find massive herds of elephants and enjoy walking safaris. Historical and cultural safaris in Zimbabwe provide an authentic tour experience. 

  • Visit the Victoria Falls
  • Knowledgeable travel guides
  • Canoe safaris
  • Boat cruises along the River Zambezi
  • Abundant wildlife watching

Premier Parks & Reserves Of Zimbabwe Safaris

  • Hwange National Park - Elephants
  • Nyanga National Park - Archaeological sites
  • Matobo National Park - Bald eagles
  • Mana Pools National Park - Bird-watching
  • Victoria Falls National Park - Victoria Falls

Best Time For Zimbabwe Safari Tours

The best time for a safari in Zimbabwe is during the dry season, which typically runs from May to October.

Enjoy Abundant Wildlife In Zimbabwe Safaris

  • Elephants and hippos are abundant in Zimbabwe's Destinations.
  • Giraffes, buffaloes, lions, zebras, and hyenas are common and it can be easy to spot them in the right location.
  • With over 700 bird species, Zimbabwe Safaris are ideal for bird watching.
  • Wildebeest migration in Gonarezhou National Park

Best Places To See Wildlife During Zimbabwe Safari

Elephants: Hwange National Park

Endangered black rhino: Matobo National Park

Rare nyala antelope: Gonarezhou National Park

Sable antelope: Hwange National Park

Crocodiles: Mana Pools National Park

Zimbabwe Safari Cost

While booking any Zimbabwe Safari Tour you need to consider the following;

  • Duration of your Zimbabwe Safari Holidays.
  • Time of your travel.
  • No. of people in your group (the more the cheaper).
  • Your choice of accommodations.
  • Park entry fees and permit costs.
  • Extra safari activities like boat cruises.

Gazelle Safaris Africa offers customized tailor-made Zimbabwe Safari Packages to suit every budget. So, what are you waiting for? Embark on your Zimbabwe Safari Holiday with us today.

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Zimbabwe Safari Itineraries

8 Days Zimbabwe, Botswana And South Africa Tour

River Zambezi | Chobe National Park | Victoria Falls | Kruger

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5 Day Victoria Falls Tour Experience

River Zambezi | River Zambezi

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5 Days On Request

8 Days Hidden Zimbabwe Tour

Matobo National Park | Gonarezhou National Park

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8 Days On Request

12 Days Victoria Falls, Kariba and Mana Pools Tour

Victoria Falls | Hwange National Park | Mana Pools National Park

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12 Days On Request

10 Days Western Zimbabwe Tour

Victoria Falls | Hwange National Park | Matobo National Park

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10 Days On Request

7 Day Victoria Falls And Hwange Circuit Tour

Victoria Falls | Hwange National Park

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7 Days On Request

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Explore Zimbabwe Destinations


One of the seven natural wonders of the world, this is a top tourist destination in Zimbabwe located on the Zambezi River. It is one of the greatest waterfalls in the world cascading from a height of 354 feet, and is home to numerous rare species of both flora and animals.

Hwange National Park

A premier wildlife destination lying along the edge of the Kalahari Desert, this national park is home to a huge population of elephants, big cats, reptiles and 400 bird species.

Matobo National Park

Known as the oldest park in Zimbabwe, Matobo National Park is home to the protected black and white rhino, impala, antelopes, leopards and the largest population of black eagles. The park’s rugged terrain makes it a hiker’s paradise along with other activities like climbing, fishing, boating, bird watching, and horseback riding.

Mana Pools National Park

This is one of the picturesque tourist destinations in Zimbabwe with a diversity of wildlife to offer. It is popular for canoe safaris because of the abundance of water bodies there. Mana Pools National Park has 380 bird species making it a bird watcher’s paradise and a noteworthy natural ecological zone.

Chinhoyi Caves

Chinhoyi's beauty is unmatched thanks to the Manyame River's lovely setting. Its banks make for great locations for lounging and taking pictures. The caves consist of a vast system of tunnels, dark caverns and sunlit pools.

Great Zimbabwe National Monument

The Great Zimbabwe National Monument is a recognized UNESCO World Heritage Site. The remarkable Stone Works, which were constructed between the 11th and 15th centuries are testimony of the Bantu civilization.

Lake Kariba

Lake Kariba is an undiscovered treasure that offers expansive views and mind-blowing sunsets. It is one of the lesser-known tourist destinations in Zimbabwe. Nile crocodiles and hippos are among the aquatic creatures that live in the lake.

Let’s Start Designing Your Holiday

All our holidays are uniquely designed for each of our clients. That’s because we can take you anywhere in Africa and create any experience you’d like. We’re not limited by fixed destinations, itineraries or hotels and we won’t restrict you by date or budget. Instead, you can dream big or small, and think far and wide or closer to home. Call us to start planning your personally tailored Safari holiday today.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, Zimbabwe is an excellent destination for safari enthusiasts. It boasts several world-renowned national parks, such as Hwange National Park and Mana Pools National Park, which offer incredible wildlife viewing opportunities and breathtaking landscapes.

The best time for a safari in Zimbabwe is during the dry season, which typically runs from May to October. This period provides optimal game viewing conditions as animals gather around water sources, making them easier to spot.

Visa requirements for Zimbabwe vary depending on your nationality. It's advisable to check with the nearest Zimbabwean embassy or consulate or visit the official website of the Zimbabwean immigration department to determine the specific visa requirements for your country of residence.

Zimbabwe offers a range of accommodation options for safari-goers, catering to different budgets and preferences. There are luxury lodges, tented camps, and bush camps located within or near national parks.

The official currency of Zimbabwe is the Zimbabwean dollar (ZWL). However, it's worth noting that Zimbabwe has experienced currency fluctuations in recent years. It's advisable to carry a combination of US dollars (in small denominations) and local currency. US dollars are widely accepted, especially in tourist areas, and it's essential to have enough cash on hand as ATMs may not always be reliable.

Zimbabwe has made significant progress in terms of safety and security in recent years. Tourists generally have positive experiences when visiting Zimbabwe, especially in popular tourist destinations. However, like any travel destination, it's important to take necessary precautions. It's recommended to stay informed about the current situation, follow local guidelines, avoid walking alone at night, and secure your belongings.

Zimbabwe has multiple official languages. The most widely spoken language is Shona, followed by Ndebele. English is also an official language and is commonly used for business, education, and government affairs.

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