It is Africa’s first genuine programme working to ethically re-introduce the offspring of captive-bred African lions back into the wild. Set in over 3000 acres of open savannah grassland, Antelope Park is a unique game reserve and a haven of tranquillity set in the African bush, welcoming guests and volunteer eco-tourists alike to the charming and remarkable camp site.
The name Zimbabwe came from Dzimbahwe the name of the ruins found in Masvingo. Dzimbahwe means houses of stones. Great Zimbabwe was built and occupied between the 12th and 15th centuries. At the peak of its power and prosperity in the 13th and 14th centuries, the town was the largest settlement in Southern Africa.
The Matobo National Park forms the core of the Matobo or Matopos Hills, an area of granite kopjes and wooded valleys commencing some 35 kilometres south of Bulawayo, southern Zimbabwe.
The hills were formed over 2 billion years ago with granite being forced to the surface.
Nyanga National Park is the main attraction in the Eastern Highlands area. The Park covers 47 000 hectares of land.
It is located 260 kilometres east of Harare.
The fauna in Nyanga National Park include Wildebeest, Kudu, Zebra, Waterbuck and impala among others.
Located on the Zambezi River, about 1 000 km from its source, the Victoria Falls are Zimbabwe’s best-known geographical feature and tourist attraction in addition to being a World Heritage Site. With a width of 1 708 m and an average depth of about 100 m, they form the biggest single curtain of falling water in the world.