Matusadona National Park

Lake Kariba is the largest man-made lake in the world. It is 20 miles wide and over 140 miles long and is situated half way down the Zambezi River creating a natural border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. It was created by the impressive Kariba dam in the 1950s to form a giant reservoir. It is a beautiful and tranquil environment almost like an inland sea and a great place for relaxing surrounded by beautiful scenery. The wildlife is also abundant here with vast quantities of fish and birds as well as hippos and crocodiles. Canoeing on the lake is a popular way to see the wildlife up close.

You can also track black rhino as there is an Intensive Protection Zone within the park for a small but flourishing group of these endangered animals.

Safaris visiting this attraction

10 days
From £3,165
Classic Zimbabwe

This trip has it all - see Victoria Falls, stay in a tented safari lodge in Hwange and explore the shores of Lake Kariba

14 days
From £6,195
Ultimate Zimbabwe

This fly-in safari combines Zimbabwe's most iconic safari destinations with stays in authentic camps and Victoria Falls

15 days
From £4,870
Zimbabwe Explorer - History and Wildlife

From the ruined city of Great Zimbabwe to the wilds of Hwange, this is one for lovers of history and wildlife

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Matusadona National Park
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