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Located in Zimbabwe :: Lower Zambezi  :: Kariba
Category: Places :: Town

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Description [ correction ]

When the construction of the Kariba dam wall began in 1956, workers stayed in a small village nearby. Once the dam wall was complete, the little town which was by then known as Kariba, remained, and has become a small tourist town at the lake’s eastern end.

Contact [ correction ]
Address :  Kariba Publicity Association, Zambia
Contact :  Kariba Publicity Association
Tel :  +263(0)61 2277
Tel2 :  +263(0)61 2498
Cell :  +263(0)77 232 9751
Cellphone Reception :  Good Main Cellular Network :  Telecel. Netone & Econet

Directions [ correction ]

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Destination Information [ correction ]
Police Station :  Yes   Police Telephone :  +263(0)61 214 6169
Hospital : Yes
Doctor : Yes
Tourist Information :  Yes   Tourist Information Telephone :  +263(0)61 214 6276
Petrol :  Yes   Petrol Type :  ULP/LRP
Diesel :  Yes (Intermittent Supply)   Diesel Type :  Diesel 93/E10
Towing Service :  Yes   Towing Service Telephone :  +263(0)77 244 9332 (AMC Garage)
Facilities :  Gas Refill, Shopping Centre, Shops, General Dealer, Bank, ATM, Foreign Exchange, Internet Cafe, Tour Services, Lodging, Camping, Butchery, Liquor, Restaurant, Pharmacy, Airport, Tyre Repair, Tyre Sales, Mechanical Repair

Facilities [ correction ]
Other Facilities :  Carwash. Travel Agency. Hydro Electrical Plant/Watermill. Industrial Offices.

Activities [ correction ]
Game Viewing, Game Drives, Night Drives, Tours and Excursions, Hiking Trails, Guided Walks, Fishing, Swimming, Water Skiing, Canoeing, Sailing, Boat Trips, Bird Watching, Stargazing
More Activities :  Tour of the Kariba dam walls. Visit the crocodile park.

Travelling Information

Self Drive Access :  Yes
Vehicle Type :  ALL

Tow-in services: +27(0)97 473 7848 / +260(0)96 676 1647 (Based in Lusaka). (2019).

Police contact added is for Kariba Police. (Mar-2019)

Hospital contact is for Kariba District Hospital. Doctor's contact is for Dr Masvosva. Ferry/Pontoon Services Nearby. Harbour nearby. Nearby Border Control point. For pharmaceutical services there is a Southbank pharmacy and Good shepherd pharmacy in the town. (Mar-2019).

Dunlop Tyres - Chilanga Tyres along Kafue Road offers tyre repairs and fitment. (Mar-2019).

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