Zimbabwe

View Victoria Falls, and go on safari in search of elephant, lion, cheetah, and buffalo on your luxury safari in Zimbabwe.

After years of political turmoil, Zimbabwe has reestablished its reputation as an alluring African travel destination. Known for its sensational landscapes, exotic wildlife, and hospitable peoples, travellers are once again flocking to Zimbabwe for a taste of its culture and countryside. Treat your ears to the soothing sounds of mbira music, pick up an intricate soapstone sculpture, or simply fill your camera with photos of wild animals at play in their natural habitats.

Perfect for animal lovers, the Hwange National Park--Zimbabwe’s largest park--and the Mana Pools National Park are home to everything from hyenas and lions to leopards, hippos, and more. An experienced Abercrombie & Kent travel guide at your side will make sure to enhance your safari experience.

Our team of travel experts are committed to pioneering luxury tours that delight and impress even the most discerning travelers. With us, you’ll enjoy an elevated authentic experience, learning about the Zimbabwean way of life and seeing firsthand why this country is a must-see on any African itinerary.

Award-winning luxury travel through Zimbabwe

We are pleased to offer our valued guests a selection of luxury tours suited to solo thrill-seekers, nature enthusiasts, couples, small groups, and families. Your little ones will squeal with delight as they enjoy an up-close encounter with the Presidential Herd, Africa’s largest elephant population, at Hwange National Park.

No trip to Zimbabwe would be complete without a visit to Victoria Falls. Lush, colourful rainforests line the trails leading to this impressive natural wonder of the world. Those looking for an added boost of adrenaline may wish to try bungee jumping or rafting in some of the world’s wildest whitewaters.

Watch Victoria Falls glisten in the distance as you glide along Lake Kariba. From there, board your high-impact 4WD and explore remote corners of the Matusadona National Park. Whether your preferred mode of transportation is car, boat, canoe, or on foot, we’ve curated the perfect selection of safari and other adventure activities.

To protect Zimbabwe’s wildlife and natural beauty, we proudly partner with organisations and conservation initiatives including the Cheetah Conservation Project Zimbabwe.

A one-of-a-kind camping experience

Elevate your Zimbabwean experience with camping reimagined. Camps such as Linkwasha, Changa Safari, and Ruckomechi all meet our exacting standards of comfort and luxury, and each offers spectacular views of the country’s dramatic landscapes.

Marvel over the African skies from Ruckomechi Camp’s inviting fire deck before retiring for the evening to your well-appointed en-suite tent. You’ll wake feeling refreshed and ready for a day spent fishing, game driving, and relaxing along the mighty Zambezi River.

For a unique view of Victoria Falls, the world’s largest falling sheet of water, consider the 5-star, colonial-era Victoria Falls Hotel.

Destination highlights

Our travel experts have spent decades pioneering unique luxury holidays to Zimbabwe. We work with you to build an itinerary bursting with activities, excursions, and unforgettable memories:

  • Tent under the stars at an intimate luxury lodge.
  • Charter a private houseboat for a unique, guided tour along the glittering waters of Lake Kariba.
  • Watch rainbows form and fade in the mist at Victoria Falls.
  • Spot hundreds of birds as you venture through Hwange National Park.
  • And more…

When to Go

Zimbabwe’s winter months (May to October) offer mild temperatures, little to no rain, and a low malaria risk. Although Victoria Falls impresses all year round, it is at its fullest during this time, and while September and October tend to be hot and dry, this is an ideal season for game viewing.

Featured Zimbabwe Journeys

Private21 days, from AU$40,365
Icons of Southern Africa

On this extraordinary new journey you’ll travel in the seamless style and comfort for which A&K is best known, bed down in some of southern Africa’s finest lodgings, view iconic wildlife, and visit some of Africa's most inspiring Landscapes.

Private21 days, from AU$40,365
Group of 189 days, from AU$15,145
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South Africa & Victoria Falls - A Luxury Small Group Journey (2020)

Journey across South Africa’s varied landscapes, experiencing vibrant Cape Town, setting out on game drives in a private reserve bordering Kruger National Park, and also tour jaw-dropping Victoria Falls.

Group9 days, from AU$15,145
Group of 189 days, from AU$13,960
South Africa & Victoria Falls - A Luxury Small Group Journey

From the Cape to Kruger, this unique journey combines the breathtaking harbour city of Cape Town, where unmatched views and cultural attractions are guaranteed to inspire, with prime game viewing in one of the finest private reserves in the region.

Group9 days, from AU$13,960
Private10 days, from AU$17,537
Zimbabwe Discovery

It has some of Africa’s best wildlife and safari guides, and on this journey you discover the elephants of Hwange National Park, the Matusadona National Park on Lake Kariba as well as the breathtaking Mana Pools National Park in the Zambezi Valley.

Private10 days, from AU$17,537

Featured Accommodation

Ruckomechi Camp, Mana Pools National Park

​Ruckomechi Camp lies on the banks of the Zambezi in a private concession on the western boundary of Mana Pools National Park.

Linkwasha Camp

​Linkwasha is located on a private concession close to the Ngamo Plains, which offer fantastic summer game viewing. The open and airy design is complemented by eclectic interiors which evoke the classic safari.

Bumi Hills Safari Lodge, Lake Kariba

​Bumi Hills has 20 en suite rooms. The lodge is nestled in the natural bush on top of the hills and offers both a cooling breeze and fantastic views of the lake.

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