tschoe-wa.de Check-Ins

Date Place Comment
June 26th, 2019 FBN ATM - free of charge

atm is free of charge for european credit cards ( we had german one)

June 24th, 2019 country club caravan park

nice campsite with braai spots, water, electricity and lots of shade.
call Soon for the site 0820563531.
70 ZAR pppn.

June 1st, 2019 Blyde River Canyon viewpoint

It is not just a view point. You are allowed to do several hiking trails which you can combinethat. Day visitors pay 50 for the day. Overnight guest dont pay. Recommended to do at least the Leopard Trail because you have beautiful viwes of the dam, the canyon and the three Rondavelds. Dont miss Worlds End view point in the beginning!!! Best light in late afternoon!

May 31st, 2019 Wonder View

view point for free, good open view. highest view point

May 31st, 2019 Lisbon Falls

Really nice waterfalls, 10 ppn but they will rise the price from 1 August in all places.
it will be 15 ppn

May 31st, 2019 Lowveld Viewpoint

Really nice view of the canyion. No charge, one of the best stops on scenic route

May 30th, 2019 Pieter and Santie Homestay

Really nice apartment in Middelburg. Very convinient with own bathroom and kitchen. Equipped, but no stove just microwave. We used our camping stove.
Recommended. You will find on Airbnb

May 26th, 2019 Cecile and John cottage

This place is permanently closed.

May 25th, 2019 Capitec Bank

this bank is free of charge for foreign cards.

May 25th, 2019 Tall Gate

First toll gate after border crossing.Make sure you have Rand. They don't accept credit card or other currency.
If you missed that you can swipe at a garage 500 m back and he will give you cash. Otherwise they will send you back!

May 24th, 2019 Cecile and John cottage

They moved away toFrance three month ago.

May 23rd, 2019 Mezilume Dam

Campsite close to the game park and rock paintings

May 22nd, 2019 Campsite

Campsite in the game park but unfortunately it was not allowed to camp here. Really beautiful at the dam

May 22nd, 2019 Gate Game Park

Gate is very low but there is an extra road for bigger cars

May 22nd, 2019 World View and Rhodes grave

Locals pay 4 bond, others 10 USD
Not fair, we went away!

May 22nd, 2019 White Rhino San paintings

for free, paintings from 1000 to 10.000 years ago

May 22nd, 2019 Exit Gate

Just exit gate, No payment possible.you have to go to main gate

May 22nd, 2019 Gate

Gate with no office.may be just an exit gate

May 20th, 2019 Gwango Heritage Resort

Great place to stay! Nice staff. Restaurant is good but pricy. We had to be escorted from the restaurant back to the campsite because elephants came around. What a nice experience having dinner with elephants next to you :-)
This happens very often they told us...be careful when walking around.
They made a fire in the campsite for us
10$, free WiFi at the bar.

May 20th, 2019 Nyamandhlovu Pan

Nice to relax with a drink in the evening when you may overnight at main camp. A lot of different wildlife around and groups of elephant coming and going in the evening. You can also book overnight staying but the platform was full of monkey poo and toilet not clean. Dont know if it is always like that.

May 19th, 2019 Guvalava Platform

Perfect place to have a wild camping feeling! Clean toilet, clean platform. We put our camping table up there to have dinner and breakfast. Platform is equipped with chairs. Stayed in our roof top tent. After dark lots of elephant and haeynas came. Some elephant of different groups came very close to the platform because they loved to drink waisting water out of a broken pipe of the ablution block left to the platform.
Great beeing in a safe position on the platform watching 8 elephant 5 m away drinking and fighting for the water. We will never forget the noises!!!
The best camping when you have full moon and clear sky!

May 16th, 2019 Shumba camp

We just stopped here. Nice pan but unfortunately the campsite is not directly next to it. We enjoyed camping close to the pans and have the opportunity to sit in the dark waiting for wildlife. Full moon is the best :)
But still very nice waterhole.

May 15th, 2019 Hwange N.P. - Masuma Dam

We enjoyed the camping very much!
Recommended
This campsite is very famous and often booked in advance. The guide at the campsite told us the best month in the park are form August to Oktober when the waterholes are full of wildlife. But also more difficult or impossible to book spontaneous. When we were there mid may it was quit busy.
One little minus: very busy waterhole during day. When vehicles are coming wildlife dissapeares. But still grab it when you have the possibility to book!

May 14th, 2019 Deteema Camp

A very nice campsite. Really lovely place and i think not as busy as masuma.
We just stopped for lunch and there was not much except of plenty birds, crocodile, zebra and impala. But I am sure in the afternoon elephant will join for drinking.

May 13th, 2019 Robins Camp

Note:
This camp is in the NP, so you have to add entrance fee and car fee.
it doesn't matter if you arrive late evening, you have to pay entrance for the day, but they won't charge you for the next day beeing in the park until 6pm

if you arrive in the morning you have two days in the park with one overnight stay for 10$ entrance fee

10 $ ppn entry
10 $ for the car
camping is a private one
20 $ ppn
you are not allowed to pay in bond as a foreigner

credit card payment not possible

for us most unfriendly and unflexible management we meet on our travel
head office in vic falls gave us wrong information and were not helpful but they did not care!

May 13th, 2019 Gate

Gate before Robins Camp. You have to sign in a book

10$ ppn when you stay overnight in the park
20$ ppn when staying outside
10$ for the car for 5 days without leaving the park

Note when you arrive in the morning the ticket is valid until 6pm the next day if staying in the park.

May 13th, 2019 Victoria Falls Backpackers Lodge

Really nice and quiet place with a good vibe. 4 bays to park your car, ground tent possible but on sandy bottom.
Shower (hot water) and toilet simple but clean. Pool, TV Lounge, very nice and clean common kitchen area!
Spa service for reasonable prices, we did not try.
You can also order food. Barbecue min 4 people.
Free coffee in the morning.
Pool, Kicker (2 games 1 dollar), darts for free, Internet 3 dollar per day ppn, but you may bargain about that.
We stayed our second night in Victoria Falls here because it was too busy and overpriced and not nice camping in town.

May 13th, 2019 Free parking Vic Falls

Free Parking for Vic Falls on Zimbabwe site

May 11th, 2019 Vic falls Zim/Zam border

From Zam to Zim:

Border open until 10pm (custom and immigration on Zim side working)

Zam side 10 min to check out

Zim entering with CDP and Comesa:
We could enter Zimbabwe after answering some question with our temporary german passports.
visa Zim single entry 30$ppn for 30 days
10$ road tax (valid for one month but to be payed again once you exit)
10$ carbon tax (valid for 30 days)
no checking of our car

very nice people at the Zim border :-)

May 10th, 2019 asphalt road

good asphalt road for around 150 km coming from Lake Kariba/ Siavonga to Munyumbwe, last 50 km are gravel road, good short cut from Siavonga to Livingstone


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