Hwange National Park, Hwange National Park

4.3
#2 of 20 in Nature in Zimbabwe
Uncover the diverse ecosystems of Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe's biggest game reserve. Sprawling across a vast area of 14,651 sq km (5,656 sq mi), this giant reserve ranges from desert plains to granite hills and dense woodlands, attracting hundreds of varying species of wildlife. See lions hunting in their natural environment, elephants playing in the dust, and antelopes skipping across the prairie. The dry season (August to October) remains the best time to visit--animals are plentiful during that time and the roads easily navigable. Onsite accommodations cater to those wishing to stay a bit longer. Use our Hwange National Park online driving holiday planner to arrange your visit to Hwange National Park and other attractions in Hwange National Park.
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  • Great game viewing experience in the park, including lions, leopards, elephants and many others. Not too crowded with other vehicles compared to some parks.  more »
  • Huge herds of elephants, impalas, wildebeest, sable, and much more! There is a huge variety of birds to see and photograph. We saw a pride of lions and many giraffes. There were some night creatures t...  more »
  • This was a wonderful part of our trip. We saw an amazing amount of animals in Hwange, and had awesome guides (Sable Sands Safari Lodge).  more »
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  • The largest park in Zimbabwe, with an amazing variety of wildlife and facilities. It's a great holiday destination
  • Enjoyed the beautiful wilderness with all the big five of the jungle. And a nice hospitality
  • It was a very wonderful trip to Hwang National Park. There were plenty of elephants near the river and also lots of hippos
  • Nice place. I love Robins camp lots of game
  • Fantastic reserve, not busy. Does lack investment and development (roads deteriorating, camp bathrooms old), but a lot of effort goes into caring for the park. And it adds to the wilderness ambiance.
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