Get Inspired / Africa / South Africa Zimbabwe: Things to See and Do Share on email Print this article Share on Facebook Get Inspired / Africa / South Africa Zimbabwe: Things to See and Do story by: House of Travel VICTORIA FALLS The sight of the Victoria Falls from Zimbabwe is hard to beat. You stand directly across from the falls where you’ll witness masses of water tumbling over the edge with astonishing force. When the water levels are high, be prepared to get saturated from the spray! You can walk along the opposing footpath yourself, or take a guided tour. If you’re feeling adventurous, make the most of the great activities that operate from the Zimbabwe side including white-water rafting and bungee jumping, or if you’re daring enough, take a microlight flight over the top! HWANGE NATIONAL PARK Hwange became a national park in 1929. By the 1970s Hwange National Park had one of the densest concentrations of wildlife in Africa. Although Hwange is Zimbabwe’s most accessible and wildlife-packed national park, it’s not overcrowded and most vehicles stick to short loop drives within 10km of Main Camp. The best time to visit is the dry season (September and October) when animals congregate around the waterholes. LAKE KARIBA Lake Kariba is Zimbabwe’s undiscovered riviera! It offers spectacular views, stunning sunsets, great fishing and boating activities. It has lovely temperatures and summers are fairly hot, but in the winter months days are warm and nights are balmy. Lake Kariba is Africa’s largest man-made dam. There are many safari lodges dotted around the shores. MANA POOLS NATIONAL PARK Mana Pools National Park lies at the heart of the Zambezi Valley. A quick and easy flight from either Victoria Falls or Livingstone, this remote park is known for its spectacular floodplains, riverine woodland and views of the Rift Valley escarpment. As this area holds water all year round, the wildlife viewing is excellent. Enquire Now First name* Last name* Email* Phone How can we help? My preferred House of Travel Store* Select Outlet Auckland Albany: Auckland North Botany Junction: Auckland South Browns Bay: Auckland North Devonport: Auckland North Ellerslie: Auckland Central Hobsonville: Auckland West Howick: Auckland East Milford: Auckland North New Lynn: LynnMall Auckland West Newmarket: Auckland Central Orewa: Auckland North Parnell: Auckland Central Ponsonby: Auckland Central Remuera: Auckland Central St Heliers: Auckland East Takanini: Auckland South Takapuna: Auckland North Whangaparaoa: Auckland North Bay of Plenty Mt Maunganui Papamoa Rotorua Taupo Tauranga CBD the Crossing Canterbury Ashburton Barrington: Christchurch South Christchurch City: Christchurch Central Ferrymead: Christchurch East High Street Lanes: Christchurch Central Hornby: Christchurch West Merivale: Christchurch Central Northlands: Papanui Christchurch North Rangiora Riccarton: Christchurch Central Shirley: Christchurch North Timaru Upper Riccarton: Christchurch West Hawke's Bay / Gisborne Havelock North Jenny Nilsson: Hastings Nelson / Marlborough Blenheim Motueka Nelson Richmond Northland Kerikeri: Northland Whangarei: Northland Otago / Southland Alexandra Balclutha Dunedin Lakers Gore Lakers Invercargill Oamaru Wakatipu: Queenstown Wanaka Taranaki / Manawatu Broadway: Palmerston North New Plymouth Stephen Parsons: Palmerston North Wanganui Waikato Calder & Lawson: Hamilton East Cambridge Coromandel: Whangamata Hamilton: Hamilton Central Matamata Morrinsville Taupo Te Awamutu Wellington / Wairarapa Featherston Street: Wellington City Hunter St CBD: Wellington City Johnsonville: Wellington North Kapiti Coast: Paraparaumu Lower Hutt: Wellington North Masterton West Coast Greymouth Hokitika Westport I would like to receive email updates on the latest HOT holiday deals HOT Privacy Statement * required fields Similar Journeys Add or remove from Wishlist 6 TIPS for your Africa holiday Read more Add or remove from Wishlist Top 5 game parks in Africa Read more Done this? Tell your friends about it.