7 days—Discover Hwange National Park, Matoba National Park, the thrill of walking safaris and rhino tracking on this 8-day Zimbabwe Family Safari.
Safari summaryThis 8-day Zimbabwe safari starts in Bulawayo, in southwest Zimbabwe, and ends at one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, Victoria Falls. Victoria Falls. Your family will travel to Matoba National Park and Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe’s largest natural reserve. In addition to game drives, your family will have the unique opportunity to partake in guided walking safaris and rhino trekking in both parks. Famous for its large granite boulders dating back 2 billion years, Matoba National Park is home to both black and white rhinoceros as well as large concentrations of wild dog, which you will encounter on foot. Stay at the family-friendly Amalinda Lodge located on the edge of the park and enjoy daily game drives, bicycle tours and community visits. Next up, you will spend 3 nights in Hwange National Park, the perfect safari for families traveling to Zimbabwe. The park offers excellent game viewing opportunities and close-up encounters with the Presidential Elephant Herd –
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Your Zimbabwe safari starts on arrival at Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport in Bulawayo. Here, our Jumbari representative will meet you for your transfer to Amalinda Lodge located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Matoba Hills. The next three days can be spent exploring Matoba National Park and the surrounding area or alternatively, you can relax at the infinity pool at Amalinda Lodge or the in-house spa.
This trip is a safari for families who have a keen interest in wildlife conservation as you will have the opportunity to track endangered species such as the black and white rhino on foot or vehicle. Other activities include historical excursions to San rock art, community cycling tours and game drives in Matoba National Park.
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The next three days can be spent exploring Matoba National Park and the surrounding area or alternatively, you can relax at the infinity pool at Amalinda Lodge or the in-house spa.
After your morning game drive and breakfast at the lodge, your family will be transferred to Hwange National Park and check-in at Ivory Lodge.
Located on the outskirts of Hwange National Park, Ivory Lodge is the perfect base from which to explore Zimbabwe’s largest game reserve. The family-friendly lodge is built on stilted wooden platforms offering the entire family elevated views of the surrounding area. The lodge is also famous for up-close sightings of the Presidential Elephant Herd who frequents the watering hole in front of the lodge.
Observing wildlife from the comfort of the lodge is bound to be one of the highlights of your Zimbabwe family safari. The next three days at Ivory Lodge will include guided game walks, Dete cultural tours and guided game drives.
The last day of your family safari will end off with a morning game activity followed by breakfast at the lodge. After check-out, you will be transferred to Victoria Falls Airport for your onward flight home.
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