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The best sunsets you will ever see !!

It is just an amazing place. We did several boat cruises on this lake, and the scenery was simply... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2017
Shanghai, China
Largest man-made lake in Zimbabwe and Zambia

This is the biggest man-made lake in Zimbabwe and Zambia which generates electricity for both... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2017
Harare, Zimbabwe
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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.

2  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
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Amazing sunsets and perfect company, Friendly locals, Lake Kariba is perfect. Houseboats can be very hot and sometimes a shoreside lodge with a boat is the better option as you can retreat to a pool when it's too hot on the lake.

Thank ZambeziFamily
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Chill out looking at the Lake and its boats or enjoy a boat trip for fishing, relaxing or partying...

Thank Maya V
Reviewed 27 October 2016

took a boat cruise on the lake and it is definetely soothing and relaxing. its perfect if you need to clear your mind and be at one with nature

2  Thank Rubierox
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9 October 2017|
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Response from msercombe | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you will be alright (my husband, who was a motorcyclist says so!) but do watch out for those pot holes!
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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