Best Private Game Parks Around Harare


Zimbabwe is savannah country which boasts of many unspoiled tracts of land which are protected. Some of these beautifully preserved areas fall under the National Parks and Wildlife Authority and others are privately owned estates...

Hippo Pools Wilderness Camp

Best Private Game Parks Around Harare

Hippo Pools is an undiscovered wilderness retreat which lies within Umfurudzi National Park. Umfurudzi is located some 135km out of Harare in the Madziva area. A great place to visit when all you desire is some peace, a taste of the great outdoors and a comfortable place to relax. Hippo Pools has been in existence for over 30 years but has undergone a recent facelift. Maintaining all that is wild ... More info

Wild is Life Trust

Best Private Game Parks Around Harare

Wild is Life Trust is a genuine wildlife orphanage and rehabilitation rescue centre. Guests are invited to visit the Sanctuary for truly memorable, personal encounters with wildlife orphans. Bookings are essential and are available to adults and teenagers from Tuesdays through to Saturdays, these tours take place at 3.30 pm and finish around 6.30 pm. Children under 12 years of age are welcome on S... More info

Imire Safari Ranch

Best Private Game Parks Around Harare

The perfect getaway only an hour away from Zimbabwe’s capital Harare, you will find Imire rhino and wildlife conservation reserve offering Day trips as well as overnight accommodation. Imire’s sable lodge offers an experience of a lifetime from luxurious rooms to delicious food as well as activities that may count as a once in a lifetime experience. The activities include feeding or wa... More info

Kuimba Shiri Bird Park

Best Private Game Parks Around Harare

Kuimba Shiri Bird Park is a great place to take your kids to see the bird sanctuary, it is located on the shores of Lake Chivero and has an impressive number of over four hundred different species of birds,  and is the only bird park found in Zimbabwe. There are very knowledgable guides who will tell you plenty of interesting facts about all the birds. The falcons and owls show at 16h00 is... More info

Lion And Cheetah Park

Best Private Game Parks Around Harare

The Lion Park is a sanctuary for lions; it is situated only forty-five minutes drive outside Harare. It is the perfect place to take the family for a fun day's outing. This sanctuary has been around for many years (formerly known as the Lion and Cheetah Park) and still continues to be a place of adventure, learning and relaxation for the young and old. The park no longer has any cheetahs hence the... More info

The Twala Trust Animal Sanctuary

Best Private Game Parks Around Harare

Twala is a haven for a large variety of rescued animals and birds. Run by Trustees Sarah Carter and veterinarian Dr Vinay Ramlaul, it is a non-profit organisation focusing on the rescue and rehabilitation of wild animals and birds, as well as conservation education and animal welfare issues affecting the surrounding community. A free rural vet service is run from Twala, vaccinating, sterilisi... More info

Bally Vaughan Animal and Bird Sanctuary

Best Private Game Parks Around Harare

Due to the impact of man on his environment worldwide (and here in Zimbabwe), wild life suffer with every passing day.  Bally Vaughan Animal and Bird Sanctuary was built by Robin and Kathy McIntosh in the early 90's as a Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre for all kinds of wild animals and birds that have been orphaned, abused or injured.  Our sanctuary has a huge variety of inhabitants ra... More info

Chengeta and Pamuzinda Safari Lodges

Best Private Game Parks Around Harare

Chengeta & Pamuzinda Safari Lodges offer luxurious accommodation and derive their names from the Shona 'Ku Chengeta' meaning 'to take care of'. And Pamuzinda the 'Royal Meeting Place.'' Chengeta Safari Lodge is a popular leisure destination for day trips or weekend retreats for families and individuals. This family friendly facility is easily accessible (just under 100kilometres from Harare... More info