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Lake Kariba is one of Africa’s best kept secrets. A Mecca for Holiday makers. Perfect weather in winter and hot in summer

At a Glance - Lake Kariba Holidays Zimbabwe


Lake Kariba - Zimbabwe

Situated on the Zambezi River, lake Kariba is a freshwater paradise stretching back from the dam wall for 290km and reaching 42km at its widest point.

Lake Kariba's waters are studded with islands and fringed by mountains and forests and is a sight not easily forgotten

Kariba is a holiday mecca with a profusion of easily seen game and without the crowds


Caribbea Bay.

Hotel resort in Kariba Town on the shores of the lake with a casino.


Charara: 4 x seperate Complexes

38 kms from Kariba - Four holiday complexes (timeshare) for relaxing, fishing and just chilling out in a game park with the lake as a backdrop.

From luxury to fishing accommodation.


Safari Lodges at Matusadona Park

Only a short speedboat trip from Kariba with secure parking at the harbour.

Game drives and cruises, fishing, boating, swimming are just some of the fun things to do.



A houseboat trip includes accommodation, game viewing, speed boat rides and fishing all in one.


Binga harbour west side

Binga on the other side of Lake Kariba also offers a variety of self-catering options



take your car the length of lake Kariba using the Kariba Car Ferry service

Kariba Hotels - dam wall side

Caribbea Bay hotel

Kariba Self-Catering Lodges

Charara - self catering 27 kms from Kariba

Matusadona Park Safari Lodges

Matusadona ParK Safari Camps

Houseboat Holiday - Kariba town

Houseboats Kariba

Cabin Cruisers | Pontoons

Western side of Lake Kariba

lodges & houseboats

Kariba Ferry - from Milibizi to Kariba dam

Save time, fuel, money and over 8 hours (1,250 kms) of driving and at least one nights hotel stop

Lower Zambezi Canoe Safaris

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Lake Kariba | Safari Camps

Kariba Road | Matusadona

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Kariba Facts | Tiger Fishing

Nyaminyami | Fish Species | 2

Slide shows

Pontoon Houseboat

Cruiser Houseboat ( hull type)

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Kariba | Flood Gates

Kariba Houseboat

Kariba Activities

What to See and Do - Lake Kariba

Travel Tips

Kariba Travel Tips & Info - Doc

Annual Events

Tiger Fishing Competition

Marathon Weeekend:
21km Kariba Half Marathon. Held on August Holiday Weekend. A 10km Fun Run is run at the same time

When to go to this Holiday Mecca

All year round, but it gets very hot from September to February. This doesn't stop the houseboats and Kariba accommodation being fully booked over Xmas and New Year holiday period. Ideal times are April to August when the weather is perfect, unless you wish to tiger fish or game view, then September / October is best View Kariba Map in a larger map

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