Zambezi National Park reviews


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The park is in the northwestern-most corner of Zimbabwe, near the borders of Botswana, Namibia and Zambia. It is a seven-hour drive from the large cities of Lusaka, Zambia, and and Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. However it is a very short drive from Livingstone Airport, which is across the river in Zambia. While the allure of the spectacular waterfall is tempting, the park i... ...

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(5/5 stars) Written on: Mar 24, 2015   |   Visited: Sep 2011.
This park lies opposite the famous Mana Pools Reserve in Zimbabwe, so the whole area on both sides of the river is an enormous wildlife sanctuary. This park is still relatively undeveloped, but its beauty lies in its pristine wilderness state. The diversity of animals is not as wide as the other big parks, but the opportunities to get close to game wandering in and... read more
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(4/5 stars) Written on: Aug 01, 2014   |   Visited: Feb 2014.
This was my last park visit on my wonderful safari through Botswana. I was really looking forward to seeing Victoria Falls and knew it was the rainy season here (which means more water flow for the chutes!). I was not prepared for the sticky and buggy conditions in Zambezi National Park.

Great for a boat tour and for viewing loads of elephants, though!
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(4/5 stars) Written on: May 18, 2013   |   Visited: Sep 2012.
The whole area around Vic Falls is stunning and a great place to do it all in a relatively short period of time. I visited the Zambezi National Park several times during my working time in Africa as the overland trip which included the falls was always the most popular.

Close to Livingstone and ease of entry meant we could do a day's game drive/boat ride without... read more
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Safari suitability: 7 / 10
4 of big 5 (no rhino), easy access, Victoria Falls
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