Coming from afar? Make it a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Plan some time before or after the conference and sign up for a package with cultural, service and big game experiences in the heart of Southern Africa.
International visitors attending ZiMUN have the unique opportunity to experience the rich culture and wildlife of Southern Africa. A variety of conference packages are being developed to give your delegation an unforgettable experience. ZiMUN schools and their partners stand by to provide exceptional value while making the best of Zimbabwe accessible. Check back soon for more details on packages and prices.
WILD IS LIFE
Located very close to the airport, Wild Is Life is the flagship of animal sanctuaries in Zimbabwe and Southern Africa. The 2-3 hour visit offers an authentic experience of close up and personal connections with the animals who live here, which include lions; cheetah; elephants; giraffe and many more. Have a look at their page – you will not be disappointed with a visit to Wild Is Life. www.wildislife.com
Located about 40 mins out of Harare, Bally Vaughan Game park offers sanctuary to animals that need rehabilitation or for those that could not survive in the wild. We are working with the management at Bally Vaughan to come up with an exciting day trip that will include elephant riding; canoeing; predator feeding and game drives.
If you have a little longer to spare in Harare, visiting Imire encompasses all that Africa has to offer in an unforgettable experience. The world-renowned black rhino breeding program operates here, so you’ll get to see these incredible, but critically endangered animals, as well as elephant, buffalo and other plains game, whilst enjoying all the bush has to offer. http://www.imire.co.zw
Dombo (meaning hill) and Shawa (meaning red) is located just 25 mins from the school and is a great place to stretch your legs with a very easy hike. A large granite rock formation, Domboshava offers many things to explore and see, including a variety of plant life and rock paintings that date back almost 6000 years! Students love getting out to experience the ‘real’ Zimbabwe and the view from the top is spectacular – looking down over the villages and farmlands.
Cost: Entry approx. $4 per person
THETFORD GAME RESERVE
Covering 3,300 hectares, Thetford is located only 30 mins from Harare, making it easily accessible for a half day trip whilst you are here. You will be given the opportunity to see white rhino, buffalo, giraffe, a variety of antelope including the sable – our national animal, plus many bird species.