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Lake Kariba

Address: Kariba, Zimbabwe
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Kariba
Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Fishing
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Fishing
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Harare, Zimbabwe
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Kariba Town's temperatures soar in the summer. We saw the dam wall. You can get a permit to drive to the dam wall and see the hydro electric scheme from the immigration office. My boys enjoyed this experience. We cooled off at the super tube at Carribea Bay. It is slightly run down, but for $3 an hour you can... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

there is nothing to dislike, its many years since I was there, it was peaceful, the food was amazing

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Harare, Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

the scenery and game animals,really breathtaking despite not having electricity you wont even notice they run on generator

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Harare, Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The lake kariba in Zimbabwe is one of the biggest man made lakes in southern Africa , it is located between Zambia and Zimbabwe.its famous and proud of its big tiger fish were tiger fishing competitions are held every year. Sunset boat crusing family trips are also available there its a very nice place to visit .wild animals are found... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Went fishing on kariba dam ...what a wonderful experience ...The game was fantastic ..lions elephants and buffalo on the waters edge .....sunsets wow they were out of this world . Kids all caught fish and the beers were cold .

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The view of the dam from the Hotel just mejestic, game drives and above all the Sunset Cruise with Sundowners.

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London
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106 reviews 106 reviews
52 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

A houseboat on the lake. A small swimming pool on the boat. Self catering but a cook on board. Fish Eagle Island was where we berthed and relaxed to African Sunsets, Lions,Hippo,Buffalo,Croc and a curious turtle. A ing drive from Harare-or you can fly in-but well worth the visit.

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Marton, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

If you like a good fight with a lake fish then this is the place to come. Plenty of accommodation around, house boats, hotel, lodges, prices are reasonable and the sights are just magic, not enough words to describe it, just got there yourself and find out.

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Mooloolaba, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I have visited Kariba all my life and have never been disappointed. Beautiful scenery, amazing wildlife, great fishing - what's not to love? Visit Kariba - you won't regret it!

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Telford, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Someone asked me last Sunday if it was safe to travel to and inside Zimbabwe and in 2 weeks time I will be showing a group of people my collection of photos from that country, I have lived in Zimbabwe for 43 years, the Zimbabwe African has always been a friendly people nation, I remember the days when I first... More 

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