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Lake Kariba

Kariba, Zimbabwe
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Beautiful lake of Zimbabwe and Zambia

I visited this lake in November 2016. The lake is a marvel to the eyes, a veritable inland... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2016
MarkLuton
Always the best sunsets in the World

Amazing sunsets and perfect company, Friendly locals, Lake Kariba is perfect. Houseboats can be... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2016
ZambeziFamily
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Reviewed 12 November 2016

I visited this lake in November 2016. The lake is a marvel to the eyes, a veritable inland freshwater sea. It is the world's largest man-made lake and reservoir by volume along the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia. The length of the lake is 220...More

1  Thank MarkLuton
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Amazing sunsets and perfect company, Friendly locals, Lake Kariba is perfect. Houseboats can be very hot and sometimes a shoreside lodge with a boat is the better option as you can retreat to a pool when it's too hot on the lake.

Thank ZambeziFamily
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Chill out looking at the Lake and its boats or enjoy a boat trip for fishing, relaxing or partying...

Thank Maya V
Reviewed 27 October 2016

took a boat cruise on the lake and it is definetely soothing and relaxing. its perfect if you need to clear your mind and be at one with nature

1  Thank Rubierox
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Rented the Zambuka houseboat for 5 nights. Great staff, Great experience on lake fishing and enjoying sun and game watching

Thank Martin F
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I've been to Lake Kariba twice now. My husband grew up in Zimbabwe and has very fond memories of this place. My first experience here was so-so as we stayed on a houseboat over new years while I was pregnant (not the best idea). My...More

2  Thank stephcicconi
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Kariba can be extremely hot. I experienced the scorching temperature of 33 degrees in the assumed coldest month of the year. Despite this hot weather , it can't take away the joy of viewing one of the biggest man made lakes. The civil structure of...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Kariba, the riveria of Zimbabwe. Its not the sea coast and you can't swim in the lake because of crocodiles, hippos and other 'nasties'. With the current state of the Zimbabwean economy the place is dead. Dozens of houseboats are ideal and its such a...More

1  Thank davidgrieveau
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We and a group of friends, 10 of us in all, recently spent 4 nights on 'Sundowner' houseboat. We, Zimbabweans, have not been to Kariba for years, and the whole experience was as magical as we remembered. The crew on board were excellent and they...More

Thank Umvumila
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Having said that. The views are incredible. It's so peaceful . There's wildlife everywhere, wildlife I'd only ever seen in a zoo before. The dam is awesome. ZPC Kariba also play in the township if you like football and want a fun Saturday afternoon.

2  Thank KeithCharman
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Response from Edafric | Reviewed this property |
Well it does run..as far as i know you can hire for privat functions.. maby contact the owner of eagles rest camping and cottages..they can help you... Good luck
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