Zimbabwe Travel Guide
Image and information about Harare, Zimbabwe's capital city. Find out where to stay, eat and what to see in Harare.
The Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe/Zambia)
The Victoria falls are one of the greatest attractions in Southern Africa. This article offers basic information about the Victoria Falls, how to get there, where to stay, tips on the best viewing spots, recommended tours, activities and more.
White-Water Rafting on the Zambezi River
White-Water Rafting on the Zambezi River is my top pick for all activities in the Victoria Falls, Africa's "adventure capital". It's the most exciting day you'll have, as well as the best value activity on offer at Victoria Falls. I've rafted the Zambezi four times in the past three decades and every run has been outstanding. Find out all about...
Great Zimbabwe Ruins
Great Zimbabwe Ruins, in Zimbabwe are sub-Sharan Africa's most important archaelogical site. Great Zimbabwe is responsible for the name of modern day Zimbabwe. Great Zimbabwe is a World Heritage site. Find out more about these fascinating ruins, with towers built out of millions of perfectly balanced stones.
Zimbabwe Map and basic facts
A basic map of Zimbabwe and country facts including a brief history, economic overview, population statistics, languages spoken, ethnic groups and more.
Bungee Jumping in Africa
A guide to Bungee (bungi) jumping in Africa. South Africa is home to the highest commercial bungee jump in the world, but the most beautiful bungee jump has to be off the Victoria Falls Bridge on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe. Find out where to bungee in Africa and read about my own jump off the Victoria Falls bridge.
Mopane worms are a nutritious food source for many rural people in southern Africa. Mopane worms are not worms, but caterpillars. I tasted one recently, find out what it was like, check out some mopane worm recipes, and learn more interesting facts about this bush food.
Top Places to Visit in Southern Africa
When you visit Southern Africa make sure you include a safari in South Luangwa, Okavango Delta, Kruger and Chobe. Hike South Africa's Wild Coast and enjoy a gourmet meal in Cape Town. Dive with schools of sharks and relax on the finest beaches on Mozambique's Quirimbas Archipelago. Get sprayed by the world's mightiest waterfall, the Victoria Falls.
When to go on Safari
When to go on Safari. Find out the best time to go on an African safari in Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Uganda, Zimbabwe and Zambia. There's also a month by month guide to the best safari destinations in Africa as well as a guide for those interested in the best time to see gorillas, chimpanzees, birds and whales.
Hotels and Lodges
A list of hotels and lodges in the major towns and tourist attractions. The list includes mostly upscale lodging (3 to 5 star hotels)
Basic information about Harare, Zimbabwe's capital city. main attractions including museums, markets and gardens.
National Parks and Game Reserves
An overview of Zimbabwe's national parks including Victoria Falls, Hwange, Mana Pools, Kariba, Zambezi and more.
Devil's Pool, Victoria Falls
Swim to the edge of the Victoria Falls in Devil's Pool on the small island of Livingstone. Find out how to get to Devil's Pool at the foot of the Victoria Falls, when you can swim in it, why it's considered safe, how to book your spot and more.