Mana Pools National Park

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About Mana Pools National Park

Mana Pools National Park in Zimbabwe, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a wildlife haven on the banks of the Zambezi River. Known for its iconic floodplains, the park offers diverse ecosystems supporting elephants, lions, hippos, and a variety of bird species. Visitors can enjoy walking safaris, canoeing, and unique opportunities for close encounters with wildlife in this pristine wilderness.


  • Game Drives
  • Birdwatching
  • Photography Safaris
  • Fishing
  • River Cruises
  • Stargazing
  • Canoe Safaris
  • Cultural Encounters
  • Walking Safaris

Climate and Weather

Mana Pools National Park in Zimbabwe experiences a subtropical climate with distinct wet and dry seasons. The dry season, from May to October, is characterized by clear skies, cooler temperatures, and ideal wildlife viewing. The wet season, from November to April, brings occasional heavy rainfall, transforming the landscape into lush greenery, with warmer temperatures. Understanding these seasonal variations is crucial for planning activities in this pristine wilderness.

Dry Season (May to October)

  • Clear skies with minimal rainfall.
  • Cooler temperatures, particularly at night.
  • Ideal conditions for wildlife viewing.

Wet Season (November to April)

  • Occasional heavy rainfall, transforming the landscape.
  • Warmer temperatures.
  • Lush greenery and vibrant flora.