2014 Departures:Jun 21, Jul 12, Aug 05, Aug 16, Aug 30, Sep 06, Sep 20. This award winning safari was selected in National Geographic Traveler Magazine's "50 Tours of a Lifetime" and operates as an exclusive group with up to 6 persons per departure. We personally know your guides Nic Polenakis, Dave Carsons and Nick Murray who are leading the trips. We have combined the active game viewing ventures of walking in Northern and southeastern Hwange and canoeing, walking and game drives in Mana Pools.
Mana Pools covers a section of the Middle Zambezi Valley. During the summer months (May-Nov), animals move back towards the Zambezi River - a prime time to game view by canoe, foot and vehicle. From a canoe and on foot you will experience the thrill of approaching close to elephants and other wildlife.
This is a signature Africa Adventure Company safari where we have combined Northern Hwange and Mana Pools so you can actively walk in the two parks. You have a private guide throughout and the group size can be from 2 persons up to 6 persons. Seek out great photographic and active game viewing opportunities with your private guide.
This is a signature Africa Adventure Company safari discovering the “hidden gems” of Zimbabwe. We have combined the active game viewing ventures of walking and canoeing in Mana Pools with black rhino trekking and visiting San Bushmen rock art in the exclusive Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve staying at Singita Pamushana.
Exceptional value pricing. This flying safari is an introduction to the parks of Hwange and Mana Pools (open May-November). Activities include game drives in open 4-wheel drive vehicles, game viewing by canoe, morning walks, and magnificent Victoria Falls. The Zimbabwe professional guides in each camp have some of the highest guide qualifications on the continent.
This itinerary offers the ultimate family safari as you travel to three diverse areas including Victoria Falls with the Upper Zambezi, Hwange National Park and the cultural site of Matobo Hills. Ask about visiting a Mother Africa or Children in the Wilderness project for a day or two of voluntourism.
This new safari travels to three areas of Zimbabwe focusing on two World Heritage sites, Mana Pools and Matobo Hills. All the camps you are staying at have recently been rebuilt and refurbished. You are staying in smaller, personalized accommodations that we feel will offer some of our most intimate guiding experiences as they are all owner-run.
The uniqueness of this trip arises from the combination of truly magnificent ecological surroundings coupled with the nature of the local communities around Matobo and Hwange. For clarification, a VolunTourism trip implies that there is a tourism element combined with local communities, conservation projects and a traditional safari.
Victoria Falls is approximately 5600 feet wide, twice the height of Niagara Falls, and one and one half times as wide. It is divided into five separate waterfalls: Devil's Cataract, Main Falls, Horseshoe Falls, Rainbow Falls and Eastern Cataract, ranging in height from 200-355 feet.
We have been supporting the Children in the Wilderness Community project for over 8 years where you are based outside Hwange National Park at Ziga School, Zimbabwe. Your time is spent assisting in the classroom teaching English, enhancing the computer curriculum, and helping with school projects like building education & health facilities in and around the local community. A perfect place to spend a few days volunteering with family and friends. The goal is to work with education in the community projects,that work hand in hand to preserve this unprotected area of Hwange as a vital wildlife eco-system. This is for the long term goal of aiding sustainable eco-tourism.
Spend eight days in Mana Pools participating with the Bushlife Conservancy who directly make a difference with local conservation and anti-poaching teams in the park. Donating your days, you will participate in tracking rare wild dog and record elephant sightings. Supporting their ongoing work with the Painted Dog Research Progam, you will contribute to raising awareness of a fascinating ecosystem and see firsthand for yourself the importance of conservation.
On our Mother Africa Voluntourism trip to Zimbabwe, you will spend 8 days on this project which arises from the truly magnificent ecological surroundings. The community project will be spent helping out in the villages, schools and orphanage near Matobo Hills, Bulawayo. Zimbabwe is also a country rich in wildlife and a further few days will be spent in the conservation field of Hwange National Park.