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We at Ride Zimbabwe believe in being active, getting out there, touching, smelling and hearing the bush. We focus on riding and walking safaris To us there is nothing better than being out on a horse in the African Wilderness. Game drives are great...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved everything about the ride! Fabulous horses, who are very polite and gentle (and very very well loved and cared after). Gorgeous rides and wildlife. Pure magic. Am in love with RideZimbabwe and already planning to come back next year. The hosts are extremely patient...More

Thank Alyona B
Hayley F, Marketing and Sales at Ride Zimbabwe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Alyona B, Thank you for your lovely review and your wonderful comments on our special horses! We are so delighted to hear you enjoyed your riding safari with us and we can't wait to have you back! Hopefully on your next trip you can...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018

I have recently returned from a holiday with Ride Zimbabwe. I spent seven days with them riding on the Cawston Wildlife Estate and in the Matabo National Park. James and Janine Varden and their wonderful team worked so hard to make our holiday perfect. James...More

Thank Amanda R
Hayley F, Marketing and Sales at Ride Zimbabwe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Amanda R, Thank you for your wonderful 5 star review! We are delighted you had a memorable riding safari experience with us - thank you for your kind words on the guiding and quality of horses and of course the amazing force that makes...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017

This was my fourth time visiting Janine and James and I was keen to see what their new rides on a private wildlife estate near Bulawayo and in Matobo Nationalpark would be like. Once again the rides were fantastic: great responsive and reliable horses, lovely...More

1  Thank SusanneMira
Hayley F, Marketing and Sales at Ride Zimbabwe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear SusanneMira, You are no longer a guest... you are our friend! How can we ever thank you for supporting us for all these years! We so appreciate your continued support and are just glad you are able to visit us and share the love...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017

Our group of seven have 'just now' arrived back in Australia after a most exciting 15 day adventure with Varden Safaris. Planning our trip commenced many months ago and communication was efficient and informative from Janine or Luke. Our Safari was tailor made to suit...More

1  Thank Heather G
Hayley F, Marketing and Sales at Ride Zimbabwe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Heather G, Wow, thank you for your detailed 5 star review! We do so appreciate the time you took to write these comments and your useful recommendations! We are thrilled that your 15 day Zimbabwean adventure was enjoyable and it sure sounds like you...More

Reviewed 3 April 2017

I was in Zimbabwe for work and was looking for a last minute weekend trip/activity in the form of a safari or an activity to spend time in the beautiful countryside of Zimbabwe. I came across Varden Safaris and although there had been very heavy...More

Thank Louisa H
Hayley F, Marketing and Sales at Ride Zimbabwe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Louisa H, Thank you so much for your wonderful 5 star review! We are so happy to hear we were able to create such a memorable weekend for you at Umgusa. Thank you for your lovely words about the area, the horses and of...More

Reviewed 20 August 2016

We explored the remote mountains of Mavuradonha Wilderness on horseback. The horses are amazing - sure-footed like mountain goats. On a multi-day camping trip you get deep in the bush and you can see some plains game. The landscape is varied with lush vegetation and...More

1  Thank Labwilli
Hayley F, Marketing and Sales at Ride Zimbabwe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Labwilli, Thank you for your lovely 5 star review! We are delighted that you enjoyed your horseback experience with us and that you appreciated truly being so close to nature in such a beautiful and pristine area. We hope you will visit us again...More

Reviewed 24 May 2016

We were a group of 5, with riding experience, wanting to undertake a horse back safari somewhere in Africa and James & Janine Varden's activities in Zimbabwe had been recommended. We were so glad they were. Met at Harare airport, we headed north and after...More

1  Thank CJeremyL
Hayley F, Marketing and Sales at Ride Zimbabwe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear CJeremyL, We apologise for the delay in thanking you for this fabulous review.... Wow! We are simply delighted that you had such a fantastic and memorable time with us - thank you for your glowing words! Nothing makes us happier that knowing we have...More

Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

We have just got back from a weekend in Mavuradonha with Varden Safaris and i just wish I was back there! James and Janine give their guests a truly authentic and beautiful bush experience. James knows everything there is to know about every bird, plant...More

1  Thank Ed B
Hayley F, Marketing and Sales at Ride Zimbabwe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Ed B, Thank you for the wonderful 5 star review! Apologies for the delay in thanking you for this! We really appreciate you taking the time and for all your great comments on your stay with us. At Ride Zimbabwe we take pride in...More

Reviewed 24 August 2015

We (2 Swiss girls) spent 2 weeks in Zimbabwe in July. As this was our second trip to Zimbabwe, we wanted to go a bit “off the beaten track” and were therefore looking for a safari company that could suggest to us locations and activities...More

3  Thank SwissKat76
Hayley F, Marketing and Sales at Ride Zimbabwe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear SwissKat76, A very big thank you to you for writing such a wonderful review - apologies for our delay in thanking you for this! We are delighted to have been able to tailor-make your trip in such a way as to tick off all...More

Reviewed 26 August 2014

It's hard to know where to begin after some amazing experiences on Safaris with Varden Safaris in Zimbabwe. First of all, before leaving for Zim so many people said they did not think it was a safe place to visit - but I had no...More

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