Destinations in Africa's Eden

Beyond The Victoria Falls, and the towns of Livingstone and Victoria Falls lies a vast wilderness of untamed beauty - Africa's Eden. These conservancies include a host of National Parks in the four countries, as well as other protected areas and wildlife estates. This continuous landscape, unified under KAZA, extends over 520,000 sq km and is home to thousands of species of plants, hundreds of species of animals, fishes, and birds, and comprises numerous migration routes. These combined conservancies offer an immense array of options for wilderness, safari, conservation and adventure activities for visitors to Africa's Eden.

THE SMOKE THAT THUNDERS
Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, also known as Africa’s Adventure Capital, is a town you do not want to miss when visiting Africas Eden. This small, yet wildly buzzing town is perfectly positioned on the Zambezi River, directly opposite Livingstone Town in Zambia. This town was built around the magnificent Victoria Falls Waterfall, which it is most famous for.

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CONNECTS ZAMBIA TO ZIMBABWE
Livingstone

Livingstone town in Zambia is named after the first European to set eyes on The Victoria Falls and its surrounding area – David Livingstone. The actual town is about 10 kilometres from the Victoria Falls Waterfall and the Victoria Falls Bridge that connects Zambia to Zimbabwe. Livingstone is a tourism hub as many travellers come to Livingstone to see the Victoria Falls and to experience the many activities that it has to offer.

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LARGEST NATURE RESERVE IN ZIMBABWE
Hwange National Park

Initially founded in 1928, and later established as a national park in 1949, Hwange National Park is the largest nature reserve in Zimbabwe and one of the larger parks in Africa's Eden. The park contains a large number of wilderness lodge and camp options, providing access to numerous archaeological and cultural sites, and an abundant wildlife population.

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FLOODPLAINS, SWAMPS & WOODLANDS
Chobe National Park

Located in northeastern Botswana, focused around the Chobe River and it's extensive floodplains, Chobe National Park contains some of the most significant concentrations of game on the African continent. Bounded to the north by the Chobe River, the park includes floodplains, swamps and woodlands.

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EXPLORE THE LESSER-KNOWN
Kafue National Park

Founded in 1924, and formally established in the 1950s, Kafue National Park stretches along a substantial portion of the Kafue River in western Zambia and is the oldest and largest park in the country. The flooded Zambezian grasslands of the Kafue National Park contain enormous herds of antelopes, which also attracts a corresponding population of predators.

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AN EXTRAORDINARY WILDERNESS AREA
Liuwa Plain National Park

This remote and wild park is characterised by lush grasslands, with abundant wildlife and birdlife. Those willing to travel a little further to visit Liuwa Plain will be rewarded with a pristine wilderness experience.

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LARGEST INDIVIDUAL SALT PAN
Makgadikgadi Pans and Nxai Pan National Park

Centred around the world-famous Makgadikgadi Pans and nearby Nxai Pan, this National Park provides a truly unique wilderness experience, with its famous meerkats, and opportunities for unparalleled stargazing, and viewing the renowned flamingo migration.

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WORLD HERITAGE SITE
Mana Pools National Park

Mana Pools National Park is a World Heritage Site, providing the ideal location for a pristine wilderness experience. Situated on the Zambezi River, with the Zambezi Escarpment as a spectacular backdrop, Mana Pools offers a cross-section of landscapes for your safari or bird watching expedition, also offering excellent fishing on the Zambezi River itself.

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OLDEST NATIONAL PARK IN ZIMBABWE
Matobo National Park

The oldest national park in Zimbabwe, Matobo National Park is 50 km to the south of Bulawayo, surrounding the dramatic Matopos Hills granite outcrop or kopjes.

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REMOTE AND BEAUTIFUL WILDERNESS
Matusadona National Park

Matusadona National Park is a remote and beautiful wilderness area containing dense thickets, mopane woodland and grasslands along the southern shore of Lake Kariba. Offering excellent game viewing and birdwatching, the park offers excellent opportunities to view the Big Five, and access to vast birdlife diversity.

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AN UNPARALLELED SAFARI EXPERIENCE
Moremi Game Reserve

Straddling the eastern and central portions of the Okavango region of Botswana, Moremi Game Reserve includes the Moremi Tongue and Chief's Island areas; widely recognised as some of the most spectacular and scenically beautiful wilderness areas in Africa.

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ADJACENT TO THE VICTORIA FALLS
Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park

Directly adjacent to The Victoria Falls on the Zambian side of the Zambezi River, at 66 sq km Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park is the smallest national park in Zambia and Africa's Eden. Stretching from Batoka Gorge the park runs for about 12 km above The Victoria Falls, along the Zambezi River.

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CRUCIAL TRANSBOUNDRY LINK FOR WILDLIFE MIGRATION
Mudumu National Park

Without any fences, Mudumu forms a crucial transboundary link for wildlife migration and seasonal dispersal between Angola, Botswana, Namibia and Zambia and for seasonal migrations to and from the rivers.

Mudumu National Park
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HUMANS AND WILDLIFE LIVING IN STATUS QUO
Bwabwata National Park

The Bwabwata National Park is very special in that it supports a large wildlife population and a large human population. The lion does not lie down with the lamb, and there is inevitably conflict between people and animals (particularly elephants).

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A FREFUGE FOR AFRICAN WILD DOG
Khaudum National Park

Wilderness is indeed the Khaudum’s comparative advantage. The park, situated in north-eastern Namibia bordering Botswana, has less than 3 000 visitors annually and there are few tracks through the deep Kalahari sand.

Khaudum National Park
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THE LARGEST WETLAND AREA WITH CONSERVATION STATUS IN NAMIBIA
Nkasa Rupara National Park

Nkasa Rupara National Park formally known as Mamili National Park was officially proclaimed on 1 March 1990, just days before Namibia gained Independence.

Nkasa Rupara National Park
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