Family Fun in Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls, Mana Pools & Hwange
9 nights private tour from $6,000 Per Person

Zimbabwe is a fantastic destination for a family holiday to Africa with your Teenagers. This stunning country offers fantastic safari, highly qualified guides, as well as exhilarating activities such as canoeing on the Zambezi or visits to the the awe-inspiring smoke that thunders, the famous Victoria Falls. This action-packed itinerary will cater to a family looking to experience a true African adventure.

Family Fun in Zimbabwe
At a glance
  • Enjoy the activities that are on offer in The Victoria Falls from bungy jumping to white water rafting to seeing the mighty Victoria Falls

  • Fantastic game viewing in Mana Pools and Hwange National Park

  • Fantastic canoeing on the Zambezi River as you float past pods of hippo

  • Hwange National Park is renowned for its large populations of very relaxed elephants

Journey highlights
  • Enjoy the activities that are on offer in The Victoria Falls from bungy jumping to white water rafting to seeing the mighty Victoria Falls

  • Fantastic game viewing in Mana Pools and Hwange National Park

  • Fantastic canoeing on the Zambezi River as you float past pods of hippo

  • Hwange National Park is renowned for its large populations of very relaxed elephants

Our tailor made journeys include:
  • Your dedicated Travel Consultant who will take care of arrangements
  • Private international airport transfers in destination
  • Your own private, English-speaking local guides
  • Unique experiences, hand-picked by our Journeys team
  • Entrance to must-see local sites
  • Dedicated 24/7 team providing in-country support and guidance
  • Complimentary access to My Scott Dunn – industry-leading travel app providing pre-departure information and in-journey support

When to visit

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From mid May through to early August the days are warm and clear but the night time temperatures can drop below freezing. September through to May is generally hot in the day and warm at night, Hwange sees rain from late November to April.

The best time for game viewing is from August to early November, water is scarce, the bush has died back and game congregates around the pumped waterholes. Birdlife is prolific during the rainy season, and although the game has dispersed due to readily available surface water, this is still a great time to experience Hwange as the National Park hums with life.


Price Guide: (Per Person based on double occupancy and excludes international flights)

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  • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
  • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
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June $8,700 $2,200 plan your trip
July $8,700 $2,200 plan your trip
August $8,700 $2,200 plan your trip
September $8,700 $2,200 plan your trip
October $8,700 $2,200 plan your trip
November $6,000 $1,500 plan your trip
April $6,000 $1,500 plan your trip
May $6,000 $1,500 plan your trip
  • June
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    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $8,700
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    $2,200
  • July
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    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $8,700
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    $2,200
  • August
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $8,700
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    $2,200
  • September
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $8,700
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    $2,200
  • October
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    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $8,700
    Deposit from*
    $2,200
  • November
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $6,000
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    $1,500
  • April
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $6,000
    Deposit from*
    $1,500
  • May
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $6,000
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    $1,500
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Itinerary

Fly to Victoria Falls
Day 1-4

Victoria Falls - the Zim side

Arrive into Victoria Falls where you will spend your first three nights. The town of Victoria Falls is a short walk from the cascading waters of this spectacular natural wonder, as well as a plethora of interesting shops and restaurants. Although a visit to the Falls is certainly a must there is also an array of other activities to entertain your family. Have a delicious tea on the terrace at The Victoria Falls Hotel with the spray from the Falls in the distance. Take an exhilarating full day white water rafting down the Batoka Gorge, go on the gorge swing or bungee jump of The Victoria Falls Bridge. It is also fantastic to get a birds eye view of the falls from a helicopter or microlight.

Accommodation: Ilala Lodge ( 3 nights )
Day 4-7

Mana Pools National Park

Fly by light aircraft to the stunning Mana Pools National Park. This game rich park is a region of the lower Zambezi River where the flood plains expand to form huge bodies of water each rainy season, making it only accessible during the dryer parts of the year. This reliable water source attracts many large animals making it a renowned game viewing region. The Park is home to high densities of wildlife such as lions, wild dog, hyena, leopard, hippos, crocodiles and vast numbers of elephant. Spend your days on 4x4 game drives in search of the parks resident wildlife or, if you are feeling adventurous, canoe down the winding Zambezi in search of hippo and an array of impressive bird life.

Accommodation: Zambezi Expeditions ( 3 nights )
Fly from Victoria Falls
We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you.
Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your holiday.

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When to visit

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Average time to visit

From mid May through to early August the days are warm and clear but the night time temperatures can drop below freezing. September through to May is generally hot in the day and warm at night, Hwange sees rain from late November to April.

The best time for game viewing is from August to early November, water is scarce, the bush has died back and game congregates around the pumped waterholes. Birdlife is prolific during the rainy season, and although the game has dispersed due to readily available surface water, this is still a great time to experience Hwange as the National Park hums with life.

Family Fun in Zimbabwe
Family Fun in Zimbabwe

We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itineraryis a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your holiday.

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  • Every itinerary is crafted from scratch, based around exactly what’s important to you
  • Packed full of unique experiences, hand-picked by our journeys team
  • Expert local guides enrich your experience in every destination
  • Your own dedicated Travel Specialist who will take care of every detail of your trip
  • We have a 24/7 team providing in-country support and guidance
  • We offer flexibility and financial protection to give you total peace of mind

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