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“Northern Zimbabwe”
Review of Lake Kariba

Lake Kariba
Ranked #1 of 1 things to do in Kariba
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Palmer Lake, Colorado, United States
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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“Northern Zimbabwe”
Reviewed December 3, 2011

Mana Pools NP was chock full of wildlife. I recommend Mana Pools and Matusadona NP for wildlife viewing. Hwange NP was also good. Vitoria Falls was ok - more a tourist trap than anything else. Bumi Hills lodge was excellent as was Tiger Safaris in Churundu.

Visited November 2011
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“Kayaking on the lake”
Reviewed November 16, 2011

We went with James Mackenzie and had a great day out, walking to the crocodile farm before our picnic lunch (which we bought ourselves) and then kayaking back to Warthogs. Great way to see the lake.

Visited November 2011
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Somerset West, South Africa
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“Mississippi elegance in Africa, an experience of a lifetime”
Reviewed September 13, 2011

My wife and I have just returned from an unbelievable experience on Lake Kariba. We spent three days on the Protea Hotels Southern Belle river boat, the largest in Africa. As an ex Rhodesian who spent years walking and sleeping on the banks of the Lake, I was thrilled to be able to return with my wife and experience the beauty whilst being entertained in luxury and style. Protea Hotels have gone to extreme detail in recreating a luxurious Mississippi river boat on the Lake. The ship is berthed at Siavonga in Zambia which is opposite the Zimbabwe town of Kariba. The trip comprises of a visit to a local village, fishing excursions, bird watching and wining and dining with new friends and staff aboard this magnificent vessel.

Visited August 2011
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