Experience the wildest of Africa
Hwange National Park is Zimbabwe’s largest, natural and protected wildlife area covering about 14 600 square kilometers making it equivalent in size with a country, Belgium.
Hwange National Park is a savanna woodland dominated by grassed Mopane and Miombo woodlands.
This pristine and unspoilt wilderness area sustains over 100 species of mammals and 400 species of birds.
Herbivores to be seen on safari include elephant, rhinoceros, hippopotamus, giraffe, buffalo, zebra, eland, roan, kudu, waterbuck, wildebeest, sable, tsessebe, gemsbok, reedbuck, impala, bushbuck, duiker, warthog, bushpig, grysbok, steenbok, porcupine, hyrax, springhare and more.
Carnivores to see during a safari include lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, wild dog, jackal, wildcat, serval, caracal, honey badger, mongoose and more.
Ant-eating mammals to be seen are aardvark, aardwolf, bat-eared fox and pangolin.
Birds to watch on safari include vultures, eagles, korhaans, bustards, cranes, owls, falcons, kestrels, hornbills, guineafowl and more.
Hwange has low rainfall and no large rivers, wild animals depend on vegetation, waterholes, springs and dams for water. Well known dams where wild animals congregate numerously for water are Mandavu and Masuma.
What you need to know:
Hwange National Park is one of the world’s few preserved and protected natural wildernesses boasting a remarkably dense elephant population. It lies 100-kms from an iconic World Wonder Victoria Falls, this is a great addition to the wildlife safari.
50% of Zimbabwe’s more than 80 000 elephant population is domiciled in Hwange National Park, this is a very special privilege.
Fly into Victoria Falls International Airport and be transferred by road in an air-conditioned minivan to Hwange National Park.
The best time to visit is anytime from April 1 to November 30.