Victoria Falls Tours

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Zimbabwe a safe tourist destination?

For the most part, Zimbabwe is considered a safe tourist destination. Petty street crime is an issue, but if you are visiting in the company of a tour operator you should be safe. Visitors on Zimbabwe safaris and tours are always warned to be vigilant and take the necessary precautions to minimize the risk of being stolen from.

Is Zimbabwe a good option for a wildlife safari?

Yes, Zimbabwe is a very good option for a wildlife safari! There are many varied wildlife parks to choose from and there is the magnificent Victoria Falls! Safari lovers flock here every year for the wonderful wildlife, gorgeous sunsets and dramatic landscapes.


What is the best time for a Zimbabwe safari?

All year round is a good time for a Zimbabwe safari, but the absolute best time for game viewing is between July and October.  The waterholes in the Wildlife parks dry up during this time and large herds congregate at the man-made waterholes, rivers, and lakes.

Can you go on a self-drive safari in Zimbabwe?

Yes, a self-drive safari adventure is possible if you want to explore Zimbabwe on your own.

What should I pack for my safari in Zimbabwe?

Here is a handy list of practical items to pack for your safari in Zimbabwe:

  1. Clothes in khaki, green, neutral colors.
  2. Long-sleeved shirts that will offer you protection from the sun and mosquitoes.
  3. T-shirts and shorts.
  4. Jeans or safari trousers for those cooler evenings and days.
  5. Jackets and/or sweaters for game drives early in the morning and late afternoon.
  6. Lightweight waterproof jacket in case it rains.
  7. Comfortable (old) walking shoes.
  8. Sunscreen and sunglasses, a hat, moisturizer, insect repellent, and good lip salve.
  9. Binoculars and your camera equipment..