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Swim with whale sharks in Mozambique
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Swim with the Whale Sharks of Mozambique

Rio Azul boasts 3 unique aquatic ecosystems, each with their own wonders to behold. For self-proclaimed “water babies” it’s absolute serenity in a tropical wilderness. Part of these large bodies of waters’ allure is the magnificent creatures that call it their home. In the warm waters off the pristine shores of Mozambique you can find

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Zambezi Truth, Victoria Falls
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Find Your Truth on the Zambezi… Watch our New Zambezi Truth Video

Sublime natural beauty, calm water gently broken by the bow of the dhow smoothly gliding through it. On the banks of the river, the birds are chirping and the elephants are extending their trunks into the cool refreshing water. Comfortably cocooned in the dhow, guests are enjoying the magnificent views and the gentle breeze in

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Nantwich, Hwange
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The Best Time for You to Visit Nantwich

Nantwich is officially open and now it’s time to book that trip. The friendly staff and comfortable chalets are waiting to give you a warm welcome. As you arrive, Nelly will be ready to mix you your own personal G&T with a selection of aromatics for you to choose from. It is this personal attention

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Dingani Teacher Sponsorhip - Grow Africa 7 De Grendel
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Grow Africa & De Grendel Unite to Change Children’s Lives

What does a historic wine farm in Cape Town have in common with a luxury eco-lodge in ZImbabwe? You may think it’s a commitment to providing their patrons with a divinely indulgent experience where attention to detail and exceptional service are key, and while that may be true, the actual link is stronger and more

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Dorcas
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Planting Grow Africa Seeds With Hideaways Staff – How to Live the Brand

The Grow Africa Foundation is Hideaways’ responsible tourism partner and its tool for the sustainable upliftment of the local communities of the areas we operate in. The foundation strives to be an inspirational foundation instilling a sense of purpose and pride for Hideaways, as well as our employees, clients, and partners. One of the ways

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Rio Azul, Mozambique - Food
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Local Flavours – 8 Delicious Mozambican Dishes You Should Try

Travel delights the senses. Most people go to a far-flung destination to “see the sights”, and who can forget the sounds of waves crashing on the shore or even a lion’s roar? For many, the scent of sunblock automatically puts them in holiday mode, and a new place is often characterised by new smells, like

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Conservation & Wildlife Fund
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Learn How CWF Protects the Periphery of Hwange National Park

The area around Hwange National Park is made up of a mosaic of wildlife-related land use and low human habitation, forming what is known as a ‘buffer zone’ which provides significant protection for the park itself. However, this important buffer zone faces threats from legal and illegal hunting of wildlife. Conservation and Wildlife Fund (CWF),

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Discover the Secrets of Hwange | Lion
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Discover the Secrets of Hwange

The great game reserves and national parks of Africa evoke a sense of wonder and awe at the wild open spaces, moody skies, and majestic creatures that wander the great grasslands and bushveld of the southern African continent, casting silhouettes against the horizon. It is usually the largest most well-known parks of Africa that top

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Dumi - our guide at Elephant's Eye, Hwange
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Dumi, Our Guide Who Grew Up in Hwange National Park

Hwange National Park is in Dumi’s blood, his father was a Park Ranger and he practically grew up in the park, with the bush as his playground. While initially embarking on a career in accounting he eventually followed in his father’s footsteps and is now one of the lodge’s most popular guides. Guests always leave

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Dingani Student Scholarships
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Dingani Student Sponsorship Pledge Extended for Another Year!

Hideaways and The Grow Africa Foundation are committed to improving and enriching the lives of the communities that we are a part of. At Elephant’s Eye, Hwange we are a part of the Dete community that our guests engage with on the Community Upliftment Experience. While on this activity, guests visit Dingani Primary School, the

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Community Upliftment Experience, Zimbabwe
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What Is The Community Upliftment Experience About?

At Elephant’s Eye, Hwange guests can engage with the local community on a Community Upliftment Experience. One of our recent guests was so moved by this activity that he felt compelled to share his experience. Read below what he had to say… “I had never had an excursion like this while on a safari holiday.

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Rio Azul Mozambique Staff
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Who’s Who at Rio Azul, Mozambique

At Rio Azul, Mozambique,  the staff aspire to make guests feel truly at home, without a care in the world. That’s because it’s their home too. From Charles “the Head Induna” to the two Zito’s, Zito Mechanic and Zito Kitchen, and then of course our lodge managers Caz and Mark, everyone warmly welcomes guests and

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