Hwange has many waterholes to ensure varied and reliable game viewing; it is home to great herds of elephant and buffalo; the largest population of the extremely rare African dog thrives here; and the birdlife is prolific.
As you travel north and east into Hwange, the land breaks up into small hills and valleys turning the bush to denser grasslands, and mopane and teak woodland habitats.
At 14,600sq km, Hwange is a large, pristine and scenic game reserve - mid-way in size between Chobe National Park and Kruger National Park and vying with the greats for "Best Game Reserve in Africa" status.
With its great size and varying topography, Hwange has a diversity of habitats and is known for its high wildlife and bird populations. With 420 bird species and 105 mammals recorded (including 19 large herbivores and 8 large carnivores) this is one of the most diverse game reserves in Africa.
Wildlife highlights in Hwange National Park include: elephant, wild dog, lion, leopard, cheetah, rhino, buffalo, spotted hyena, brown hyena, jackal, zebra, giraffe, waterbuck, gemsbok, eland, roan, sable, kudu and many smaller antelope and nocturnal mammals.
Victoria Falls, Hwange National Park
US$ 3,255 pps
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Victoria Falls, Hwange National Park, Mana Pools National Park
US$ 2,470 pps
Victoria Falls, Hwange National Park, Matusadona National Park (Lake Kariba), Mana Pools National Park
US$ 7,040 pps