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Lake Kariba

Kariba, Zimbabwe
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Easter Weekend Getaway

Outstanding Opporunity to see the lake and hike the park nearby. Rhino Safari Camp was brilliant... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Wish had stayed longer

We stopped off at Lake Kariba on route from Harare to Mana Pools. We stayed one night but on... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Settle, United Kingdom
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12 May 2017
“Easter Weekend Getaway”
25 Apr 2017
“Wish had stayed longer”
Kariba, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

Outstanding Opporunity to see the lake and hike the park nearby. Rhino Safari Camp was brilliant diamond in the bush!

Thank PassiveObserver
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped off at Lake Kariba on route from Harare to Mana Pools. We stayed one night but on reflection wish we had been able to stay longer. We stayed in a lodge overlooking the lake and close to the bar. The accommodation is very...More

Thank MD-FatDonkey
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

👍👍 We stayed at least 3 weeks at lake kariba as the climate was much dryer during this very rainy season of 2017 Camping was not always fun in the rest of simbabwe or sambia :-))

Thank Edafric
Reviewed 9 February 2017

It is just an amazing place. We did several boat cruises on this lake, and the scenery was simply wonderful and you can enjoy the wildlife surrounding you. Also, the best sunset you can ever see. It's really one of our favourite places in Zimbabwe.

1  Thank naessetetu
Reviewed 27 January 2017

This is the biggest man-made lake in Zimbabwe and Zambia which generates electricity for both Zimbabwe and Zambia. Its known for fishing and sailing too! Its a nice place to visit once you are in Kariba

Thank wbhaku
Reviewed 9 January 2017

If you're looking for tranquility and excitement at the same time the Wild Heritage Lodges overlooking Lake kariba at Charara is the place to go. You have a house boy who looks after you from morning till night. All your cooking laundry and anything else...More

Thank SAAT495
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice place to visit a must. One problem is that there isn't luxury in Kariba. Boat rides for fun & game viewing, fishing, loads & loads of elephants. Crocodile farming & bream fish farming. Great views around. Kariba DAM wall visit a must.

1  Thank DzivaSambiri
Reviewed 16 December 2016

If you need a break where you sit and read or play board games all day- this is the place for you. Where you wake up with the sunrise over the vast expanse of water and marvel at the colours enveloping the sky as the...More

1  Thank mnfor
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Visited lake kariba on the way to Harare from Zambia. The level is very low so the immediate surroundings are very bear. However once in the lake it is truely beautiful. The ghost forrests of dead tees are really spooky. Lots of crocodiles, hippos and...More

Thank Gregkru
Reviewed 12 November 2016

I visited this lake in November 2016. The lake is a marvel to the eyes, a veritable inland freshwater sea. It is the world's largest man-made lake and reservoir by volume along the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia. The length of the lake is 220...More

1  Thank MarkLuton
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If the Southern Belle Houseboat still operational? If so any links or contact details?
17 May 2017|
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Response from Edafric | Reviewed this property |
Well it does run..as far as i know you can hire for privat functions.. maby contact the owner of eagles rest camping and cottages..they can help you... Good luck
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