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Protected Area Hwange National Park

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Located in Zimbabwe :: Zimbabwe
Category: Protected Areas :: Protected Area

Description [ correction ]

Hwange National Park is the largest park in Zimbabwe stretching over 14 000 square kilometres. The park has a large concentration of different wildlife. These includes lions, cheetahs, zebra, elephant, giraffes, antelopes, buffalo, hyenas, jackals and wild dog.

Accommodation is also available in the reserve with lodges and campsites. The lodges are fully equipped with en suite bathrooms and fully equipped kitchen for self catering, there are chalets with cooking available on wood or charcoal braais (barbeques), the ablution blocks are communal but there are electric refrigerators. Cottages also have communal cooking facilities, with an electric stove, the dining area is communal but there are no cutlery and crockery.

Camping is also allowed where the visitors can pitch their tent or bring a caravan. Clean communal ablution blocks and tents are available and also clean tap water.

Other facilities available includes conference facilities, museum, restaurant, shop, fuel station but the visitors need to be self sufficient as this is not always reliable.

The Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Authority does the bookings for all Zimbabwe's beautiful National Parks. They are very friendly and efficient and communicating effectively via email.

Contact [ correction ]
Address :  Zimbabwe
Postal :  P. Bag DT5776, Dete, Zimbabwe.
Contact :  ZIMPARKS Central Reservations
Contact 2 :  Park Office
Tel :  +263(0)4 706 077
Tel2 :  +263(0)18 371
Cell :  +263(0)77 163 9929
Cell2 :  +263(0)77 955 9236
Fax :  +263(0)47 938 67
Fax2 :  +263(0)18 378
Email :  Click Here
Website :  Click Here

Directions [ correction ]

Not available

Rates and Payment [ correction ]
Fee/s :  Day Visitors: USD5 (Locals); USD15 (SADC Citizens); USD20 (Internationals). Updated Dec-18

Destination Information [ correction ]
Petrol :  Yes
Facilities :  General Dealer, Lodging, Camping, Restaurant, Airstrip

Facilities [ correction ]
Conference Facilities, Restrooms

Activities [ correction ]
Game Viewing, Game Drives, Guided Walks, Fishing, Photography
Game to View :  Lion. Buffalo. Hyena. Giraffe. Antelope. Elephants. Baboon. Jackals. Wild dog and zebras amongst others.
Notes on Activities :  (Some activities may be offered nearby).

Travelling Information

Self Drive Access :  Yes
Vehicle Type :  2X4WD

Reportedly this park has improved greatly over the last 3 years. All facilities are being renovated, and there were new concessions everywhere. Part of the parks income now goes directly to the maintenance and infrastructure of the park. (Nov-14). There is a clinic at the Main camp in the park.

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