Mana Pools National Park is one of Africa’s most loved walking safari destinations. The park is located in northern Zimbabwe, along the Zambezi River and is known for its natural beauty, with stunning landscapes that include riverine forests, floodplains, and ancient baobab trees. Visitors will find a diverse range of wildlife, including elephants, lions, leopards, cheetahs, hyenas, zebras, and various antelope species. The Zambezi River is also habitat for a large population of hippos and Nile crocodiles.
Mana Pools is also a popular destination for birdwatchers, with over 450 bird species recorded in the park, including the African fish eagle, kingfishers, and storks.
Walking safari options in Mana Pools range from camping to luxury lodges, with many of the lodges located along the Zambezi River, offering stunning views of the river and the wildlife that inhabits its banks. Good choices for walkers are Wilderness, African Bush Camps, Vundu Camp and Natureways.
Defined by one of the world’s great rivers, Mana Pools is Zimbabwe’s premier walking safari destination. As well as vehicle and boat activities, Wilderness offer seasonal guided walks from a choice of camps overlooking the Zambezi.