Lake Kariba, Kariba

#4 of 21 in Nature in Zimbabwe
Must see · Water Body · Nature / Park
Nestled along the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia, Lake Kariba features several islands and a vibrant wildlife, including the indigenous tigerfish. This artificial lake was created together with the Kariba Dam in the early 1960s. The best way to explore the lake is to board one of the houseboats and spend the night on deck under the safety of a mosquito net. Watch eagles and cormorants patrolling along the shore and look out for an occasional herd of elephants. Plan your Lake Kariba visit and explore what else you can see and do in Kariba using our Kariba route builder.
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  • To start off, the crew were just incredible. Some of the most fantastic people that just anticipated our every need to the point where we didn't have to lift a finger. They made the holiday that much....  more »
  • Beautiful inland water body with plenty of wildlife to see along the shore. There are a lot of hippos on the Lake.  more »
  • karabezi houseboat this is excellent value at 1000 usd a night . although this price is negotiable. the thing that made this trip excellent was the staff .. Morris. Mike...  more »

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