Zimbabwe has always been an awesome safari destination – its wide rivers, teak woodlands and granite outcrops make it one of the most beautiful countries in Africa.
In fact, it can lay claim to being one of the places where the modern concept of photographic safaris was developed.
There are few locations in Africa more photogenic than Victoria Falls. Quite apart from the thrill of witnessing this tumbling wall of water, the surrounding area has become southern Africa’s adrenaline capital. Intrepid visitors can soar above the gorge on a microlight or plunge into it connected to the historic bridge by nothing more than a bungy rope.
Beyond the spray, you’ll discover prolific national parks with relatively few visitors, and iconic experiences such as the Mana Pools canoe trail. Paddling slowly along the Zambezi will give you a unique perspective on the wildlife along its banks – and you’ll learn how to safely pass the many pods of hippo that call the river home.
Hwange National Park has long had a reputation as a land of giants, and spending time at a waterhole here as the herds come down to drink can be immensely rewarding. There’s never been a better time to visit Zimbabwe.