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Zimbabwe self-drive travel journal: Part 1: Hwange National Park

View from the lookout point at Shumba Pan, Hwange National Park This guest post is written by Stuart Webb-Martin, who lives in the UK. He went on a self-drive holiday to Zimbabwe with his family in August 2016. He shares his thoughts on self-drive logistics, road conditions and accommodation. In this first instalment of his travel journal, he […]

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Tips for flying to Africa with a baby: Survival guide

(Last updated January 2017) Flying to Africa with a baby is not very different to doing any other long-distance flight with a baby. It’s always going to be a big undertaking, but with a little research and planning, and a ‘take-it-as-it-comes’ attitude, you can make the journey a little easier for all of you. Airports […]

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A classic Zimbabwe holiday: Roundup

In August 2013 I went on an epic 23-day trip to Zimbabwe. My group borrowed cars and we self-drove around the country, spending time with family and friends along the way. We went to Zimbabwe with friends who live in Oxford. They hadn’t been to Zimbabwe before, and we loved showing them our much-loved country. – View Classic Zimbabwe Holiday […]

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My journey with Kariba Ferries: Best way to get from Kariba to Victoria Falls

Many people planning a trip around Zimbabwe will face a conundrum: How do I travel between Kariba and Victoria Falls? The roads around the Lake Kariba can be onerous, charter flights can break the budget, so the best option is to travel on the lake itself. Kariba Ferries have provided a solution in the form of a […]

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Harare transport links: Routes to other Zim locations

Many visitors to Zimbabwe will start their journeys in Harare. Being the capital, it’s the major airline hub for the country. Flights from South Africa, Kenya, Egypt, Dubai, UK and further afield land at Harare International Airport, which is a short drive from the city. For information on airlines that fly into Harare, please see […]

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Internal flights in Zimbabwe: Full list of airlines and routes

(Last updated Jan 2017) Here’s a quick-reference guide to internal flights in Zimbabwe. Connections between Harare, Victoria Falls and Bulawayo constitute the bulk of the airline routes, but other destinations in the country are also possible. Air travel is obviously the fastest transport option for getting around Zimbabwe, and there are flight options for a range of […]

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Driving in Zimbabwe: Top tips for self-drive visitors

(Last updated April 2017) Information about driving in Zimbabwe Driving yourself around Zimbabwe means you have more independence, which often provides a more authentic experience. Self-driving is one of the best ways to explore the country’s national parks – but bear in mind that if you’re going into the bush, a 4×4 is highly recommended. It’s probably […]

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The roadtrip that roared: #1 Arrival in Harare

On a Thursday evening in late May, we flew from London Heathrow and landed at Harare International airport at around 5pm the next day. I may have packed far more clothes than needed – I wasn’t sure how cold Zimbabwe’s autumn would be this year. That, and all the goodies we were taking back for […]

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Flights to Zimbabwe: Which airlines fly to Zimbabwe?

(Last updated Feb 2017) There are a number of options for flights to Zimbabwe. Below, I’ve listed airlines that fly to Zimbabwe, and further down the page, I’ve given some information on major airports in Zimbabwe. In the list below, airlines preceded by a  symbol are my favourites in terms of comfort and ease. Airlines in bold fly from […]

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Transport within Zimbabwe: What are my options?

There’s so much to see in Zimbabwe that you’ll probably want to visit a number of National Parks and cities to get the most out of your trip. This brings up the tricky question of how to get around. Package holidays usually include transport within Zimbabwe: great if you’re a first-timer, but it can be expensive. I prefer […]

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