Lake Chivero Recreational Park, Harare

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Visit the capital city's main water supply, which provides a home for a variety of animal life at Lake Chivero Recreational Park. See a large number of rhinos, monkeys, and ostrich, among other animals. Go bird-watching for many bird species, like lilac-breasted roller, goliath heron, and buzzard coots. The lake is home to many types of fish type and hosts numerous fishing tournaments. Participate in horseback riding, crocodile viewing, and hiking in the facilities incorporated within the park. Lodges and rest areas are also available, as is a picnic area. Using our online itinerary creator, Harare attractions like Lake Chivero Recreational Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Went here with the kids on a day trip from Harare. Had a land cruiser. Would not have been happy without a 4wd. We did self drive. Probably should have hired a guide so we could see rhinos (we didn’t....  more »
  • Visit Zimparks office in town ahead of your trip to book a walk or just arrive early on a weekend and book a walk at the Main Camp in the wardens office - its wonderful, so inexpensive and worth...  more »
  • Hi, lovely place to go for a day out. You are on your own to find your way round and we were lucky enough to already have a map as they had none available. Some loops were inaccessible and picnic...  more »
  • great place to be except when driving and it's during holidays. the traffic is hectic. we spent 3hrs just to enter the resort. having traffic police isn't a bad idea
  • Nice place to be with family. Very peaceful environment. Those who enjoy boat rides that's the place to be. Zimparks charges $1for every car entering the lake recreational area.
  • Great place got 10 meters from a a rhino, it was huge and breathtakingly beautiful, i also shot a music video there and it was truly a special experience
  • Fantastic day out and trying the new Team Building Rope Course. Fantastic crew and awesome fun
  • A better way to spend your weekend, especially on Sundays the area won't be packed as most Saturdays. It's calm and peaceful and to those who love water, it's also a chance to get cool down in this hot climate

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