Harare, Zimbabwe: The EPIC list of 20 things you can do!

 In Things to do, transportation, Travelling

Zimbabwe can be quite a holiday gem if you simply know where to go. Lucky for you, we have all of the best things to do in Harare right here.

Have a look and let us know what you like to do when in Harare.

  1. Immerse yourself in wildlife conservation at Wild is Life Trust
  2. Go on a horse safari at Mukuvisi Woodlands
  3. Go some bird spotting at the Kuimbashiri Bird Sanctuary
  4. Take your camera out for a spin at the Lion and Cheetah Park and snap some pictures of the lions, Zebra, Nyala and more.
  5. Own a fishing rod? See if you can get the catch of the day at Lake Chivero Recreational Park
  6. Invite someone special and go on a walk through the gorgeous Harare Gardens
  7. In the mood to shop ‘til you drop? Then your trip isn’t complete without having visited the Doon Estate
  8. Experience elegance and sheer splendour at the Raintree Venue. Just invent an excuse to host an event at this beautiful venue.
  9. Yet another stunning garden outing, take your family to the National Botanic Gardens
  10. Indulge your cultured side and pay a visit to the National Gallery of Zimbabwe. See everything from carvings, masks, painted houses and more.
  11. Haven’t had your fill of art yet? Visit the Chapungu Sculpture Park, founded in the 70s.
  12. Pack walking shoes and visit the ‘Red Rock’ or, as it’s locally known, Domboshawa.
  13. Of course you can’t leave Harare without buying something special for your family and friends at the Avondale Flea Market.
  14. Shed yourself of your adrenaline rush and go skydiving at the Charles Prince Airport.
  15. The Chiremba/Epworth Balancing Rocks may be a watered down version of Domboshawa but it’s still worth a visit
  16. Experience art performed live at the Book Café which often hosts live performances of poets, comedians, singers and songwriters without censorship.
  17. Take in an Opera at the Reps Theatre located in Belgravia Shopping Centre
  18. Go on a guided-tour or bird watching at the Ewanrigg Botanical Gardens. If you’re interested, you can inspect the variety of aloes, cycads and succulents.
  19. Go Skiing on Lake Chivero. Not into skiing? Go boating or tubing, the perfect summer activity!
  20. Treat yourself to the ultimate pampering experience at Amanzi Health Spa

Things you should know when travelling to Harare

–          The average summer temperature ranges between 17 degrees to 31 degrees

–          The average winter temperature ranges between 7 degrees to 29 degrees

–          Visitors require a visa to visit Zimbabwe which can be obtained at point of entry.

–          Zimbabwe currently trades in the dollar


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