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Gonarezhou National Park

Gonarezhou, named “The Place of Elephants “, is Zimbabwe’s second-largest National Park and one of its most famed wilderness areas. Stretching over 5,053 square kilometres, some 1.25 million acres, from the Save River in the north to the Mwenezi River to the south, the Park is home to some of the most spectacular landscapes in southern Africa.

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When To Travel

The Best Time To Visit Gonarezhou National Park is during the dry season, which typically runs from May to October. This period offers prime wildlife viewing opportunities as animals congregate around the diminishing water sources. The weather is pleasant with warm, sunny days and cool nights.


  • Game Drives: Explore the park’s diverse ecosystems on guided game drives. Encounter a wide variety of wildlife, including elephants, lions, leopards, cheetahs, and a plethora of bird species.
  • Walking Safaris: Experience the thrill of Zimbabwe Walking Safaris led by experienced guides. Traverse the rugged terrain and get up close to wildlife while learning about the park’s unique flora and fauna.
  • Birdwatching: Gonarezhou is a birdwatcher’s paradise, boasting over 400 species of birds. Bring your binoculars and spot majestic eagles, colourful kingfishers, and rare vultures.
  • Scenic Beauty: Marvel at the park’s stunning landscapes, including the iconic Chilojo Cliffs, which offer breathtaking panoramic views of the Runde River and the surrounding wilderness.
  • Cultural Encounters: Engage with the local communities around Gonarezhou and gain insights into their traditional lifestyles, customs, and crafts. Visit villages and experience the warmth of the Shangaan people.
  • Photography Safaris: Capture the park’s untamed beauty and wildlife with your camera. Gonarezhou’s striking scenery and diverse fauna provide endless photographic opportunities.

At Africa Travel Tours, we specialize in curating personalized Gonarezhou National Park Safaris that cater to your interests and preferences. Gonarezhou offers visitors numerous viewing points and natural water pans with beautiful sunsets and panoramic views from all over this incredible park, Gonarezhou offers safaris as you have never experienced before. Start your planning for Gonarezhou Safari with us today!

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