Matusadona national park Accommodation

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Matusadona the Showpiece of Kariba. two-thirds of this 1,500 km² Park is accessible only by foot

Comprising Zambezi Valley Escarpment, Valley Floor and Flood Plain, the park itself is not easy to get to by road, even in a 4x4, and is most easily accessed by boat from Kariba

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Matusadona Accommodation

Along the southern shoreline of lake Kariba with the 600m high Matusadona mountain range as
its backdrop, lies the remote Matusadona wilderness. Access is by boat from Kariba or air charter.

This region offers a true safari experience.

Accommodation in rustic safari camps or safari lodges on one of the islands. The Matusadona park is sanctuary to black rhino and you should also see elephant, buffalo, lion, zebra and a variety of buck.


Spurwing Island.

Close to Fothergill airstrip and a 45 minute speedboat trip from Kariba.

This Island safari lodge has 4x4 "splash" access to Matusadona park - Ideal for groups and weddings.


Musango Safari Lodge

The Owner / Guide makes this Safari Camp Exceptional Located on its own island on lake Kariba off the Matusadona shoreline - this exclusive safari camp is ideal for those wishing to experience walking safaris, big 5 game drives and tiger fishing.

Luxury safari tents with en suite bathrooms - all rooms are lake facing.


Bumi Hills Safari Lodge

On the southern shores of Lake Kariba, the views from Bumi are unrivalled.

From the infinity swimming pool to your own premium bedroom suite - soak up the comfort and grandess of this lodge with its 50 year old history.

Game drives sunset cruises and tiger fishing are just some of the activities on offer.


Rhino Safari Camp

A traditional type safari camp with outstanding hospitality
in the wilderness area of Matusadona National Park.

Close encounters with the Big Five and tracking the endangered black rhino,
stargazing, dinner beneath the stars
photographic workshops - game cruises by boat or simply relaxing with a good book.

Enjoy the company of friends with 3 course dinners taken by candlelight


Kariba Houseboat Rental

For large groups a pontoon houseboat is ideal, sleeping on average 12 guests they offer a cost effective way of cruising and fishing.

For small families a cruiser boat is the answer - although faster they do not offer tender boats for fishing.

When hiring a houseboat you can choose to self cater or take the catered option.


Walking Safaris in Matusadona

An excellent way of experiencing Matusadona's rich wildlife heritage.

But its not only the diversity of animals, there are over 240 bird species and then there is the magnificent scenery of the Matusadona with its flat plains, rugged mountain ridges and the lake kariba shoreline.



Looking for that ideal wedding location - something a little bit different.

Browse our selection for a wide range of venues from small and intimate chapels, to island weddings in Victoria Falls.

For those who love the wilderness or the bush, we offer venues on small game parks.



Romantic and idyllic getaways for the newly weds range from luxury hotels to safari lodges.

A wide range of choice is available catering for budget to luxury price range.



Whether its a product launch, a high level executive meeting or a business conference we have many ideas for you to consider.

From international hotels with state of the art technology and facilities to one of AFrica's largest convention centres.

Combine business with leisure on a cruise on the Chobe river.

Victoria Falls presents the most ideal place for team building with its diverse and challenging activities.

walking at changa camp

Changa Safari Camp

In a rich wilderness area on the shoares of Lake Kariba, Matusadona National Park.

A luxury destination offering walking and fishing safaris as well as exceptional game drives.

Predators in this area include lion, leopard, cheetah and hyena.

Along the shorelines elephant, buffalo and various antelope species can be found as well as hippos and crocs.

More than 350 species of birdlife
Rhino Safari Camp

Musango Safari lodge

Spurwing Island

Bumi Hills Safari Lodge

Changa Safari Camp

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Walking Safaris in Matusadona

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Activities at Matusadona Game Drives - Buffalo, Lion and Leopard are regularly seen in Matusadona park
Game Cruises
- Into Sanyati Gorge ( mainly Hippo and Birds ) or along the Matusadona Park shoreline
(Plenty of animals except Giraffe )
- Tiger fishing is the favourite
When To Go
- Matusadona park is open all year round.
Road access
to Matusadona is via the gravel road that runs from Kamativi near Binga to Karoi. Approx. 150 km west of Karoi, a signposted turnoff leads into the park through the Chifudze gate. Suitable only for 4x4 enthusiasts. Alternatively from Bulawayo or Harare travel to Kwe Kwe and turn towards Gokwe. The road is tar all the way to where it meets the Binga - Karoi road
By Boat from Kariba - 45 minutes, sheltered mooring at the lodges if you bring your own boat
Access by Road & Water: Self-drivers can access Kariba by tarred road from Lusaka or Harare. Met by a representative at a specified harbour where cars can be left in secure parking. From here, embark on a 45-minute boat transfer into camps. Guests may also use their own boats to access safari lodges
Getting There


By Air   .............Air Zimbabwe has re-introduced the once-popular “Zambezi Triangle” flight route linking Kariba with Victoria Falls and Harare. The service is now running three days a week, on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, using a 52-seater MA60 aircraft to the following schedule:-
UM226 Depart Harare at 0930 arrive Kariba at 1020
Depart Kariba at 1050 arrive Victoria Falls at 1210
UM227 : Depart Victora Falls at 1400 arrive Kariba at 1520

Fly into Victoria Falls or Harare International Airports. From there, daily, on-demand, pay-per-seat charter flights are available into Fothergill Island airfield (minimum 2 persons), Tashinga or Bumi Hills airfield. The duration of the flights is approximately an hour and a half. Guests are met by a representative, who will then transfer you into camp on a short 20-minute boat transfer. The flight from Victoria Falls is a scenic memorable experience in itself. There are airstrips at Fothergill Island, Tashinga and Bumi Hills

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