Safari in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe identity card

Zimbabwe in figures


Zimbabwe is the 24th largest country in Africa, covering an area of 390,000 km². With a population of 14.8 million, it is the 14th most populous country on the African continent and the 72nd most populous country in the world. It is bordered by South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique and Zambia. Zimbabwe is known for its cultural and linguistic diversity, with 16 official languages, including Shona, Ndebele, English and Tonga.

Although facing economic challenges, Zimbabwe boasts a rich natural heritage, including the famous Victoria Falls, which attract many tourists every year.


The country's geography


Zimbabwe is located in southern Africa, landlocked between South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique and Zambia. The country consists mainly of vast plateaus, mountains and valleys. Zimbabwe's highest mountain is Mount Nyangani, culminating at 2,592 meters. The Zambezi River marks the country's northern border and is home to the spectacular Victoria Falls, one of Zimbabwe's main tourist attractions.

Practical information about a Safari in Zimbabwe


Winter extends from May to October. Days are dry and sunny, around 20/25°C (68/77°F), but temperatures drop at night to as low as 5°C (41°F).


Summer extends from November to April, when temperatures are hot, up to around 30/35°C (86/95°F), and the air is muggy, while temperatures drop to around 14°C (57°F) at night. Thunderstorms are frequent in the late afternoon.




The local currency is the bond bill, indexed to the US dollar. Cash withdrawals are irregular and limited to 100USD per day. Payment by bank card is not widespread.


Communications and networks

Telecommunications in Zimbabwe have improved considerably in recent years. The main cell phone operators offer good coverage in urban areas and along major roads. Internet access is also available in most hotels and cybercafés in major cities.

A Safari-Cruise in Zimbabwe with CroisiEurope

By choosing our Safari-Cruise in Southern Africa, you'll have the opportunity to discover many of this country's natural wonders.


Lake Kariba

Most of your time in Zimbabwe will be spent aboard one of our two top-of-the-range boats: the RV African Dream or the Zimbabwean Dream. With just 16 passengers on board, you'll enjoy a privileged and private setting to contemplate breathtaking landscapes, breathtaking sunrises and sunsets and a mysterious atmosphere.


Victoria Falls

During our trip, you'll have the opportunity to visit the famous Victoria Falls, one of the natural wonders of the world. Located on the Zambezi River, on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia, Victoria Falls offers a breathtaking spectacle with its 100-meter-high waterfall.


Matusadona National Park

Between the Sanyati and Ume rivers, you'll spend an entire morning on Safari discovering this park, where nature still reigns supreme. Covering an area of over 1,200m², this wild territory is home to numerous species of animal, including elephants, hippos, crocodiles and buffalo, as well as mythical birds such as the African fish eagle and yellow-billed storks.