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Zambezi & Victoria Falls National Park

Image - Zambezi & Victoria Falls National Park This is one of the 7 Wonders of the World· Victoria Falls is one of the world’s most prolific and spectacular waterfalls· Victoria Falls is a one stop destination affording the visitor several aspects of tourism ranging from prime game viewing, cultural tourism and the Falls themselves. The Victoria Falls are shared by both Zambia and Zimbabwe and...

Okavango Delta in Botswana

Image - Okavango Delta The Okavango Delta in Botswana is one of the last totally unspoiled Wildlife areas in Africa. The Okavango Delta is Botswana's most famous and popular tourist attraction. It is a unique wetland system in the middle of the Kalahari Desert, and is one of the largest inland deltas in the world. The Okavango Delta is a place of extraordinary beauty...

Marine Parks of Tanzania

Image - Marine Parks of Tanzania Tanzania has recently taken seriously its conservation in Marine areas and hence Chumbe Island, one of the Islands in Zanzibar, was gazetted in 1997 as the only privately run Marine Park in the world. Tanzania is renowned for its terrestrial wild life, in the well-managed National Parks, game and forest reserves. Names like Serengeti, Ngorongoro,...

Gombe National Park

Image - Gombe National Park THE Gombe Stream National Park in the northwest is the smallest park in Tanzania covering only 52 sq. km, but it offers visitors the rare chance to see chimpanzees in their natural habitat. The park is a thin strip of forest on the shores of Lake Tanganyika and is accessed by boat from Kigoma, 16 km away depending on the type of boat. The journey...

Namib-Naukluft Park

Image - Namib-Naukluft Park The present boundaries of Namib-Naukluft Park, one of the World's largest national park covering 50,000-km sq., were established in 1978 by merging The Namib Desert park with parts of diamond area 1 and bits or of surrounding government land, Today it takes in over 23,000 sq. km of desert and semi desert area. Between the normally dry beds of the...

Fish River Canyon National Park

Image - Fish River Canyon National Park Nowhere else in Africa is there anything like Fish River Canyon. The Fish River, which joins the Orange River 76 km South of the Canyon has been gouging out this gorge for aeons, with stunning results. Although the Namibian tourist literature claims that it's the world's second largest canyon, after Arizona's Grand Canyon it's in fact well down...

Mokolodi Nature Reserve

Image - Mokolodi Nature Reserve The Mokolodi Nature Reserve 12 Km south of Gaborone covers 3000 hectares and aim to promote wildlife and conservation education and to establish newreserves in south-eastern Botswana. It also operates as a research facility a breeding centre for rare and endangered species and a sanctuary for orphaned, injured or confiscated birds and animals....

Arusha National Park

Image - Arusha National Park Arusha National Park was described by Sir Julian Huxley as a gem amongst parks. Established in 1960 the Park contained the Ngurdoto Crater and Momella lakes, but in 1967 Mount Meru was made part of the Park. Covering 137 km sq the Park lies between the peaks of Mountain Kilimanjaro and Meru and ascends from 1500m at Momella to 4566m at the summit...