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Gonarezhou National Park

part of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park (GLTP) in the Eastern Lowveld area of Zimbabwe


Three major rivers – The Save, Runde and Mwenezi – cut their courses through Gonarezhou national park,
forming pools and natural oases from which hundreds of species of birds, wildlife and fish gather to feed and drink

The Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park (GLTP)

Gonarezhou National Park is part of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park (GLTP), a massive Pan-African Park that includes South Africa’s famed Kruger National Park and Mozambique’s Gaza.

The vast and diverse nature of the mega-park will provide world-class eco-tourism to the visitor and strive to re-establish historical animal migration routes and fragile regional ecosystems.

The combined Park will include more than 500 species of birds, 147 species of mammals, at least 116 species of reptiles, 34 species of frogs and 49 species of fish

Gonarezhou is famous for it's elephants, and many of the largest-tusked elephants in the region maybe found within the Park. Be warned they charge first and ask questions later, after years of enduring poaching.

The rare king cheetah can also be found in Gonarezhou

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Attractions at Gonarezhou

■ Game viewing – best along the riverine regions and close to the many perennial pools and springs.

The elephants in this Park are notoriously aggressive so visitors are encouraged to keep a safe viewing distance.
■ Fishing
■ Walking safaris – permitted in certain areas and at the pools at Samalena Gorge (“the place of killing”) are of major interest
■ Viewing the cliffs at Chilojo, Mwatomba Pool and Makonde Pool
■ Viewing points – these can be found at Guluji and Chamuchanzi among other places
■ Natural water pans – include the one at Chindhlambai and Tembahata, an exceptional birding place
■ Chibilila Falls – the falls are on the Runde River and are 600 metres wide and 7 meters deep
■ Duguvi Falls – on the Pambazi River and are very attractive during the rainy season

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