Lake Kariba Accommodation

Lake Kariba Accommodation

Lake Kariba is the largest man-made lake in the world and Lake Kariba accommodation is usually set close to the lake itself. It is a destination which holds many fascinations: its wildlife, national parks, and mountain ranges, the culture of the Tongan people, and its history. The Kariba Wall was built to harness the power of the mighty Zambezi River for hydroelectric energy for both Zimbabwe and Zambia.

Covering nearly 6 000 square kilometres, Lake Kariba is abundant with life. Game viewing by boat, cruising along the shoreline of the Matusadona National Park, offers up close and personal encounters with wildlife.  Matusadona is teeming with animals, a variety of species reliant on its water-rich landscape. It has held the record for highest lion population in Africa as well as a stronghold for elephant and black rhino. Game viewing while floating along on a boat near the park’s shoreline guarantees animal sightings. These may be aquatic birdlife, animals congregating to drink or perhaps a sighting of crocodile or hippo.

Time on Lake Kariba includes cruising its waters, exploring islands and inlets, and of course; fishing. Tiger fishing draws fishermen from around the world. For the more relaxed fisherman, one may try their hand at bream fishing while sipping on a cocktail, hopefully catching their dinner for the evening, from lake to plate!

Fothergill Island - Luxury Safaris
Fothergill Island – Luxury Safaris

Fothergill Island

Nestled against the breathtaking backdrop of Lake Kariba and Matusadona National Park, Fothergill Island emerges as a remarkable sanctuary that offers a unique African safari experience. The mesmerizing panoramas beckon adventurers to embark on a captivating journey of exploration, unveiling the wonders of the continent’s second-largest lake and the awe-inspiring conservation triumph of Matusadona. With its opulent suites designed to accommodate families, Fothergill Island brings your travel aspirations to life, offering an exquisite blend of luxury and adventure.

Crowned Eagle Boutique Hotel, Zimbabwe
Crowned Eagle Boutique Hotel, Zimbabwe

Crowned Eagle Boutique Hotel

Crowned Eagle Boutique Hotel in Kariba is a lovely colonial-style hotel perched on the crest of Camps Hill, overlooking the lake and the Matusadona Mountains beyond. The hotel has thirteen en-suite rooms, each with an own balcony overlooking the lake or gardens/pool and lake beyond. All rooms offer air conditioning, digital satellite TV (DSTV), mosquito netting, a mini bar, and complimentary tea and coffee.

Rhino Safari Lodge

As a family-owned and operated camp, Rhino Safari Camp pride themselves on offering an intimate setting with only 14 beds, ensuring a warm and personalised experience that stands out. This lodge’s reputation shines brightly thanks to their amiable hospitality and expert guiding, striking a harmonious balance between comfort and a relaxed, natural atmosphere.

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