Great Zimbabwe Guide is not about a person: it’s about a place.
It’s an independent travel blog which gives advice, information, tips and inspiration about travel in Zimbabwe, Africa.
It reminds us of the great things about Zimbabwe: resilient and open-hearted people, world-class wildernesses and wildlife, and one of the best climates on earth.
It was created by Beth: an ex-local, regular Zimbabwe visitor, and Zimbabwe travel fan. There are also some fantastic guest writers who contribute to the site.
Do you have questions about visiting Zimbabwe, or are you wondering what to expect on a safari or city visit? Start with the Quick-reference list of travel advice articles.
Plus, read some real-life travel journals to get inspiration – or reassurance – for your next visit to Zimbabwe.
Latest Zimbabwe travel articles
Adventures in Zambezia is an animated film from 2012, set in the spectacular borderlands of Zambia and Zimbabwe known as the Zambezi Valley. Why watch it? Best bits: The best aspect of the... READ MORE
Did you know that you can raise funds for a Zimbabwean charity - at no extra cost to yourself - just by changing a setting in your Amazon App? Here's how. READ MORE
Image credit: Cook Off Movie Cook Off is the first movie from Zimbabwe to stream on Netflix, which is a fantastic achievement in itself. The two leads actors, Tendaiishe Chitima and Tendai Nguni... READ MORE
When we’re stuck at home in lockdown, sometimes it can feel like the walls are closing in on us. We want to escape, do something new, see anything other than the four walls... READ MORE
Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a GLOBAL pandemic. It is not a country-specific problem any more; it is a worldwide health concern with cases in 189 countries across the globe. READ MORE
When visiting Victoria Falls, travellers have the option of flying into the town of Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, or Livingstone in Zambia. But which is better? READ MORE
Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has died aged 95. He was a well-publicized figure, even in Western media. I lived under his rule for much of my life and I feel unable to... READ MORE
The Mavhuradonha Wilderness Area is situated in the north-east of Zimbabwe, roughly 180 km from Harare. The name ‘Mavhuradonha’ roughly translates from chiShona language as ‘dripping water’ which describes the delicate rain that... READ MORE