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Getting to Hwange

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All but the rhino are present, of the big five.

Driving to Hwange National Park

The nearest international airport is Livingstone. The drive to Hwange is around 3.5 hours in normal conditions. People who land at this airport normally combine their safari with a trip to Victoria Falls. Note that the airport is in Zambia and a border crossing will be required. You will want to check your country's travel requirements for both countries to ensure you've the proper visas. 

It is also possible to drive from Harare International Airport in Zimbabwe. The drive is around seven hours in duration, in normal conditions. 

If you are considering driving from Lusaka, Zambia, the drive is around nine hours, not including border crossings. 

Domestic flights to Hwange

Air Zimbabwe offers daily flights from Harare to Hwange. The flights are one hour in duration and are normally direct. 

Fastjet also offers direct flights from Harare to Hwange a few times per week.


Charters and airlines that service this destination.

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