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Harare Activities, See and Do plus Safaris

An hour out of Harare are Elephant rides, wildgame, horse rides,lLions & in Harare is a wide variety of Tourist Attractions

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Heroes Acre - Harare - Zimbabwe

What to See and Do - Harare

Pamuzinda 80 kms from Harare with Elephant Rides, Interaction, Horse back Safaris, Game Drive, Nature Walks, Fishing, Canoeing
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The Lion and Cheetah Park - A MUST DO
There are 3 sections to the park so allow plenty of time to fully enjoy this. A drive around lion enclosure where male and female lions can be viewed close up. A guided tour of the main section which houses numerous game (we saw cheetah - civet - serval - hyena - more lions - ostrich - peacock - a 300 year old tortoise - black backed jackal - crocodiles as well as lion cubs.

The third section is a game drive where you can see eland, blesbok, impala, zebra and wildebeest. The park is open all year round. The park is well signposted - approx. 16 kms before the town of Norton

Jetski-ing, Sailing and fishing: are provided for at Lake Chivero. Experience water sports from Harare Safari Lodge

Dendera Gallery - traditional and contemporary arts (66 Speke Avenue -Telephone: 725 666)

F W A Tribal Arts - 30 Arundel School Road, Mount Pleasant Tel: 4 304 629

Golf - numerous golf clubs who welcome visitors.
Putt - Putt: Mini Golf and putting range for Family Fun

Ewanrigg National Park houses cycads and aloes

National Heroes Acre - commeration site to the fallen heroes of Zimbabwe and museum

Mountain of Drums (Ngomakurira) listen to the spirits of yesteryear partying. 30kms from Harare.

Harare Publicity Bureau: Cnr. 2nd street & Jason Moyo Ave

Chriemba Balancing Rocks- Spectacular natural rock formations balancing on each other


Harare International Airport - 14 km
Railway Station - 3kms
National Museum - 2 km
National Art Gallery - I km
National Archives - 5kms
Epworth Balancing Rocks - 12km
Larvon Bird Gardens - 25 kilometres
Lion & Cheetah Park - 30 kilometres

General attractions around Harare

The centre is fairly compact and a brief stroll should include African Unity Square, the Anglican Cathedral, the peaceful and scenic Harare Gardens, the cafeterias and craft shops of First Street Mall and the main attraction of the city - the National Gallery which houses a major collection of African art and specialises in Shona stone sculpture.

The museum has a sculpture garden on the edge of the Harare Gardens where stone pieces are set outside in the open, including the lifesize rhino. Some pieces are for sale at the gallery shop and these can also be purchased in private galleries such as the Matombo Gallery.

One of the most colourful and frenetic sights is the Mbare Market in the suburbs of Harare. This is the nation’s largest and noisiest market situated on the southern outskirts about 10 minutes from the city centre. It is a crowded place and attracts the inevitable pickpockets. You will find all sorts of craft works for sale including baskets, masks, soapstone carvings, spears and beads.

Gemstones are also another must to purchase 

Harare has a very large number of high-quality restaurants.Thai, Indian, Chinese, Creole, Greek, French, Italian...the choice is large

Harare is a sporting paradise. The city and its suburbs have many beautifully-kept world-class golf courses, the best of which offer membership to Meikles guests. Numerous sports clubs offer a wide range of sporting activities from tennis to cricket.

You can visit the world's largest tobacco auction floors and see the sing-song auctioneers selling a bale a minute; you can see the historical highlights of the city, visit gameparks and a lion and cheetah sanctuary, ride an elephant, marvel at 5 000 year old cave paintings.

Mukuvisi Woodlands is the Harare base of the Wildlife Society of Zimbabwe. You can horse ride amongst the wildlife on the 110 hectare game park or take a walking safari. Purchase curios, books and camping equipment here.

Ruwa Sculpture Gallery to see some remarkable stone work
Chapungu sculpture park- Cultural history of contemporary art Harrow road
Shona sculpture Stand 18135 Griffin rd
Gunhill Stone Heritage Gallery - A diverse and visual centre for Zimbabwean Stone sculpture and traditional crafts 160 Samora Machel between 6 th & 7 th Streets

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