Hwange National Park

Hwange National Park is the largest natural reserve in the country and is famous for its rich diversity of wildlife.

About Hwange National Park

Located in the northwest of Zimbabwe, Hwange National Park shares its border with Botswana and is just an hour’s drive from the Zambian border and the majestic Zambezi River, home to the world-renowned Victoria Falls. As the largest natural reserve in Zimbabwe, Hwange National Park – formerly known as Wankie Game Reserve – boasts a diverse range of wildlife, making it a paradise for animal enthusiasts.

The park is famed for being home to one of the largest elephant populations on the planet, as well as around 100 mammal species, including the endangered wild dog, critically endangered black rhino, and rare roan and sable antelopes. Visitors can also spot the king of the jungle, lions, and the fastest land animal, cheetahs, along with over 500 bird species in this awe-inspiring open landscape.

Covering an area of 14,651 square kilometers, Hwange National Park is one of Africa’s 10 biggest parks and the largest in Zimbabwe, offering an unparalleled safari experience. With such a rich diversity of wildlife, including all the big cats, large mammals, and an abundance of birdlife, it’s no wonder Hwange National Park is regarded as one of the top safari destinations on the continent.

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