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Hippos by the lake

Kariba is a town on the shore of Lake Kariba in Zimbabwe.

Get in[edit]

Kariba is 365 km from the capital city Harare. There are many buses from Kariba to Harare.

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Lake Kariba. the world's largest man-made lake and reservoir by volume Lake Kariba (Q1047206) on Wikidata Lake Kariba on Wikipedia
  • 2 Kariba Dam. Kariba Dam (Q1367609) on Wikidata Kariba Dam on Wikipedia


Child kayaking

Lake Kariba is a great place to fish and enjoy the wild life that visit the shores of the worlds largest man made lake. One of the most popular ways of travelling along the lake is on a houseboat. Houseboats tour companies travel along the river giving you an opportunity to fish and enjoy the wild life that drinks along the banks of the river.Tiger fish and bream are the two most popular fish found in the lake. Houseboat tours can take up to five days with evening spent camping on the shore of the lake.





Elephant silhouetted against the sunset

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