Mana Pools is famous for its walking safaris and canoeing safaris as well as night and day game drives made all the more exciting by the ever-present thrill of getting close to elephants, lions, buffalos, rhinos, cheetahs, leopards, hippos, crocs and the whole host of plains game and birdlife.
Your guide will be on the lookout for massive elephants following ancient migration paths, lion prides on the hunt, territorial rhinos and grumpy hippos. Birdlife along the river and around the pools is prolific with a low-season count of about 450 birds increasing to 640 in the the dry winter season between March and September - when game viewing is also at its best.Add to Favourites
Our Most Popular Mana Pools Tours
11-day Best of Zimbabwe Safari (Fly-Drive Combo)
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Highlights: Hwange, Lake Kariba, Mana Pools, Victoria Falls, Harare
Our Most Popular Mana Pools Accommodation
Goliath Safaris Camp
For the seasoned safari traveller, Mana Pools National Park is the pinnacle of authentic wildlife experiences. And for those safari pros, Stretch Ferreira's tented camp on the edge of the Zambezi is the pinnacle of Mana Pools experiences.
Where is Mana Pools National Park?
Mana Pools Travel Guide
Mana Pools National Park occupies a vast flood plain along the Zambezi River in northern Zimbabwe. The plains support a diversity of wildlife, the massive mahogany and acacia trees providing cover for all the plains species and the 2,000sq km of seasonally flooded river frontage, ox-bow lakes and pools providing permanent water for a large population of wildlife.
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