Resting on the southern banks of the Zambezi River at the western end of the eponymous falls is the seventh wonder of the world, Victoria Falls. Approximately 2/3 of the falls can be viewed from the Zimbabwean side, and while the falls are undoubtedly the main attraction, the area provides both adventure seekers and sightseers with plenty of opportunities to create lifelong memories. Some favorite actives include helicopter rides over the falls, bungee jumping off of the Victoria Falls Bridge, white-water rafting, and day trips to Chobe National Park.
HWANGE NATIONAL PARK
The Hwange National Park is located in western Zimbabwe and is the country's biggest reserve. The reserve is home to a profusion of wildlife including giraffe, lion, zebra, approximately 40,000 elephants and even endangered species such as the African wild dog. The park's magnificent terrain ranges from desert dunes, savannah lands, woodlands and forests. Visitors can look forward to game drives, guided walks, horse riding safaris and even tours of the Bumbusi National Monument and the Nyamandhlovu Pan.
MANA POOLS NATIONAL PARK
Situated in northern Zimbabwe, the Zambezi River makes the Mana Pools National Park one of Zimbabwe's most lush and flourishing regions. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it's known for it's natural beauty and as one of the continent's premier game-viewing areas. Some popular activities in this area to be sure to take advantage of are scenic canoe trips, game drives, river cruises, nature walks, bird watching and fishing.
A nation of spectacular natural beauty, friendly people and rich culture, Zimbabwe is a vaction highlight of those traveling to Africa. Victoria Falls, which is world renowned as its one of the seven natural wonders of the world. The sheer power of this massive body of water plunging into the Zambezi Gorge is an unforgettable site. Hwange National Park is known for its enormous herds of elephants and also the abundance of wildlife in the Mana Pools National Park. Zimbabwe has some truly iconic views of Africa that you will not soon forget.