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Gonarezhou National Park

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Chiredzi, Chiredzi, Zimbabwe
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One of the last true Wilds of Southern Africa

We live in Southern Africa and have done a lot of the National Parks in Namibia, SA, Botswana but... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2018
LuceBTravel
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Vilanculos, Mozambique
A splendid wilderness

The park sits at the bottom of Zimbabwe not far from the South African border. It runs along the... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
Alain C
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Whipsnade, United Kingdom
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“chilojo cliffs” (16 reviews)
“bird life” (10 reviews)
“tented camp” (7 reviews)
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Chiredzi, Chiredzi, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

We live in Southern Africa and have done a lot of the National Parks in Namibia, SA, Botswana but this park in Zimbabwe has got to be one of the our absolute favorites. It is so wild with such incredible natural scenery. I imagine in...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

The park sits at the bottom of Zimbabwe not far from the South African border. It runs along the border with Mozambique. There’s a special sense of wilderness about it. It doesn’t ‘teem’ with game but it’s all there - with the exception of rhinos-...More

Thank Alain C
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

National Parks is doing a great job in maintaining the park especially with regards to protecting the Baobab trees which are being destroyed by elephants. We encountered numerous herds of elephant, waterbuck, impala, buffalo, nyala, zebra and crocodiles. Thomas, our guide (Chilo Lodge) has been...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

This campsite is excellently positioned with wonderful views and easy access to other areas of the park.

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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We spend an unforgetable 10 days in Gonarezhou National Park travelling from Mabaluata in the south to the central part, camping at Hlaro, Pokwe and Chinguli. We were a party of 10 people (adults only) with 5 vehicles and 3 off road caravans. Mabalauata &...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

This was my fourth trip to Africa and my favorite. The guide Ant made it a fascinating experience up close and personal with the elephants and other wildlife. The tents were spacious, clean and ecologically friendly. Food was great; staff were friendly. I can't say...More

2  Thank Susan S
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Second largest national game park after Hwange national park. Easy access from Buffalo Range airport through Ngundu-Tanganda road. This is a definite must do activity when around Chiredzi area or South Eastern levels of Zimbabwe. Second largest home of the elephants. For easy location of...More

2  Thank John C
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

The Malilangwe Concession (Singita Pamushana) is excellent for birds and game. Only available by staying at Singita Pamushana. GRZ is available to those staying at Chilo Gorge Lodge (outside the park) or the other camps within the park. The NE corner between the Save and...More

Thank MikeGrahamHermanus
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Gona re Nzhou is Zimbabwe's most biodiversity rich national park and it's under threat. Thanks to being rather well managed (hats off to Zim Parks and FZS) it now has an estimated population of 11,000 elephants (carrying capacity circa 4,000 elephant) and they are trashing...More

Thank Angus M
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

We just completed a seven night stay at Gonarezhou after spending a similar amount of time there in 2016. Four of us stayed in two tents in the Chipinda Pools Tented Camp. The accommodation has improved somewhat since 2016, the hot water and the lights...More

3  Thank Tedx2
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JohnandSue833
19 October 2017|
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Response from Tedx2 | Reviewed this property |
Hi JohnandSue, I assume you are asking about Sango Border Post. I've never done this but met some folk at Chilo in July that exited Kruger into Mozam and then 60-80kms further enter from Mozam into Zimbabwe. The road was... More
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4 June 2017|
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Hi Donald, sorry only just seen your question, I never knew one could ask questions. I have no idea where Rossi Pools are and Google only gave me somewhere in San Francisco. As far as I am aware the only way from Pafuri to... More
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