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The Culture and History of Zimbabwe: Tonga Tribe

Masumu River Lodge, Binga boasts spectacular views over Lake Kariba, is the gateway to Binga town and Tongan culture as well as offers an exploration of the characteristic islands in the area. Built into the slope of a hill in the Binga province of Zimbabwe, the lodge offers stunning panoramic vistas from various levels. Nine

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Camp Kuzuma: The Ultimate Couch Safari

As pioneers of recent travel and the lucky winners of our Golden Circuit Safari Competition, our guests Ronald and Storm kindly shared some pictures and experiences of their journey.  The Golden Safari Circuit is a combination of Southern Africa’s top safari destinations and lodges. This 9 night adventure is a safari for the senses with

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Mogotlho, Khwai River: It’s a Wild Dog’s Life

The wilderness remains to hold a sense of mystery – its dynamics, communication methods and survival techniques continue to captivate our curiosity. Safari operators, conservationists, guides and wildlife enthusiasts are all dedicated to understanding the bush, to a larger or lesser degree. We observe, research and share our collected wisdom in order to gain a

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It’s the Game that Counts, by Tony Park

“Cheetah!” It’s a cry that can raise anyone, even teenagers Callum and Ross Jenman out of bed at 6am. Guests at Nantwich Lodge, in the wild north-west of Hwange National Park, stood on the lawn outside the main communal building and watched, in awe, as a cheetah wandered up to the camp waterhole, just a

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Four the Love of Water, Mana Pools

In a national park, water is life, each ecosystem directly dependent on its availability. Through rainy seasons, natural springs, lakes and rivers, its presence is vital. Its ebbs and flows during each season shape our landscapes, sustaining both our plants and animals. Water hydrates, carries nutrients, disperses seed, washes away sediment as well as the

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Beneath the African Sk-Eye

An African adventure is filled with a myriad of wonders – people, wildlife, food – landscapes which stretch to the horizon. It ticks a variety of boxes – adventure, history, culture, and for some, the chase of adrenaline. The geography is rugged, wild and untamed, vast areas of seemingly endless space and beauty. Each moment

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Matobo National Park: World’s View

Atop a granite hill in Matobo National Park, surrounded by an amphitheatre of boulders, lies the grave of Cecil John Rhodes. With panoramic scenery akin to a painting – a landscape of rugged rock formations and thick vegetation seemingly stretching to the horizon – one gets the feeling of peering into the past while rooted

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Zimbabwe: Open For Adventure Webinar with ATTA

Over the last two years, the travel terrain has changed, but the necessity for adventure and connection has not. If recent adversity has taught us anything, it is adaptation. We have had to suspend our past perceptions of time, travel, space and personal boundaries. After navigating unknown waters, we are now more equipped with the

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The Early Bird Catches the Worm, and Fish, on Lake Kariba

Located on the western end of Lake Kariba’s southern shore, Binga is known for its fishing and boating. Lake Kariba is the world’s largest manmade lake, located along the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia. Over 223 km long and 40 km in width, it covers an area of 5 580 km sq. Within this area

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Exploring Moremi Game Reserve with Hideaways, Botswana

The Moremi Game Reserve is the oldest and first protected area of the Okavango Delta, and has some of the highest concentrations of wildlife in Africa. 30 % of the reserve is mainland, with the bulk being within the Okavango Delta itself. Moremi protects the heart of the delta, one of the most diverse habitat

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Nantwich & Elephant’s Eye, Hwange: The Difference

Hideaways was blessed with the opportunity to build and develop two of our flagship lodges in Hwange National Park; Nantwich and Elephant’s Eye, Hwange. Distinct in character, one can spend time at each lodge and leave having had two very different experiences – location, ambience, personality and wildlife specific to the area. What is the

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Kariba Safari Lodge: A Relaxation Station

There are many facets to one’s African adventure. The call of the wild and untamed, the thrill of the unknown, stepping outside of one’s comfort zone. It all begins with the planning. Excitement builds while researching national parks, the culture of a destination and activities offered. Which season is best for wildlife, what to pack,

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