We have found this great blog that we wanted to share with you. If you are looking at planning your Zimbabwean adventure, but are looking for something a little bit different to the traditional game drive experience, then you have to read this!
Just wanted to send a quick update – what a wonderful honeymoon… From the moment we landed, we were treated like royalty. You all went above and beyond to make our experience something we will never forget. And we took your recommendation and had dinner at the Boma! Very yum, except that Mopani Worm we ate – but we did it so we could officially tick that off our list of strange things to try! Thank you. Perhaps we will be back for our anniversary.
Victoria Falls offers a variety of activities for every traveller, be you the thrill seeker taking the bungee plunge towards the Zambezi, the traveller on a fact finding mission to understand the local flora and fauna, or the conservationist gaining insight into how to end poaching. Whatever brings you to the spectacular Victoria Falls – every visitor works up an appetite after a long day.
We found this great blog and had to share. There is so much more to Zimbabwe, than Victoria Falls…. More traditions, more heart-warming initiatives, more hidden gems and the list goes on. One of the most unknown success stories of Zimbabwe lies in the Gonarezhou National Park – where an agreement was formed to protect the wildlife from poaching, while enabling the locals to thrive & grow. This agreement was named the CAMPFIRE and has been rolled-out throughout Africa with much success. After its initial treaty, the national park has become one of the best wildlife safari destinations with all parts of the park (wildlife and tribes) thriving. Read more on the below link.
The term Ecotourism is a buzz word which has seen increasing popularity over the last few years, but what does it really mean? Ecotourism is essentially the “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people”.
You may have heard about the inspirational work which the Conservation & Wildlife fund (CWF) is doing in order to save and protect the wild animals in and around the Hwange National Park, near Victoria Falls, in Zimbabwe. We are continuing to raise funds for CWF by donating $5 for every traveller who travels on the Botswana Wildlife Breakaway tour that stays at Elephant’s Eye, Hwange.
It’s confusing to some but Victoria Falls is the name of both a town and a waterfall (massive and famous) in Zimbabwe. Without a doubt, the Victoria Falls waterfall is the most famous & most popular attraction in Zimbabwe. For this reason, we are sharing 10 fascinating facts about this bucket-list destination:
The Zambezi River, whose water forms the stunning Victoria Falls, is the border between two countries: Zambia and Zimbabwe. When you travel to Victoria Falls it not only takes you to one of the most breath-taking waterfalls in the world, but also showcases you its natural wonders and ecosystem. Therefore, it is possible to explore the Victoria Falls from two different countries.
Victoria Falls is known as the adrenaline capital of Southern Africa. For all the thrill-seekers, adventurers, and adrenaline junkies, this is the ultimate place to get your blood pumping! From bungee jumping to helicopter flights, Victoria Falls Safaris has rounded up 5 mind-blowing activities that are sure to give you the ultimate adrenaline rush.
In 2013, Garth Jenman fulfilled a life-long dream to develop a luxury portfolio consisting of properties with an eco-philosophy, namely African Luxury Hideaways. Protecting the wilderness areas and wildlife is an integral part of our lodge operations. Our first lodge Elephant’s Eye, Hwange opened three years ago and is Zimbabwe’s first true eco lodge, offering guests an unforgettable experience.