Zambezi National Park

A wide variety of larger mammals may be found within the park, including four members of the big five: – elephant, lion, buffalo and leopard.

Lake Kariba Fisheries Research Institute

Did you know Lake Kariba Fisheries Research Institute’s mandate is to mandate to carry out research, management and extension and interpretation.

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WELCOME TO ZIMPARKS

ZimParks Gardens

Located a few km from the CBD with unique taste of the wilderness, Perfect events venue

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WELCOME TO ZIMPARKS

EVERYDAY IS A HOLIDAY WITH ZIMPARKS

Book your next holiday with us and experience a real wildlife experience

HOW TO FILM IN ZIMPARKS?

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HEALTH AND SAFETY

COVID -19 PREPAREDNESS PROCEDURE

Gonarezhou National Park - Chilojo Cliffs.

One of the most prominent and enduring natural features of Gonarezhou National Park. These magnificent red sandstone cliffs have been formed through eons of erosion and overlook the scenic Runde River valley.

"Matobo National Park " The home of Balancing rocks

The park offers a diverse package of tourist attractions and activities and is well known for its unique balancing rock features with the popular “mother and child” balancing rocks….

ZIMBABWE INSTITUTE OF WILDLIFE CONSERVATION

T h e  i n s t i t u t e  i s   w h o l l y  o w n e d  a n d   f u n d e d   b y   t h e   Z i m b a b w e   P a r k s   a n d   W i l d l i f e   M a n a g e m e n t   A u t h o r i t y .   T h e   C o l l e g e   i s   a c c r e d i t e d   b y   t h e   M i n i s t r y  o f   H i g h e r  &  T e r t i a r y  E d u c a t i o n   E x a m i n a t i o n   C o u n c i l  o f   Z i m b a b w e .

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WELCOME TO ZIMPARKS

“The Authority manages one of the largest estates in the country, about 5 million hectares of land or 13% of Zimbabwe’s total land area.”

ABOUT US

The Zimbabwe Parks & Wildlife Management Authority operates under an Act of Parliament, the Parks and Wildlife Act of 1975.

ZIMBABWE INSTITUTE OF WILDLIFE CONSERVATION

ZIMBABWE INSTITUTE OF WILDLIFE CONSERVATION(ZIWC): was established in 1981 and officially opened by the Minister of Natural Resources. The institute is wholly owned and funded by the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority.

CAREERS

Zimparks offers the most challenging job offers in Zimbabwe covering all disciplines in all sectors for conservation purposes.

OUR ESTATE MAP

Our map showing locations of our parks.
  “The year 2019 observed a number of     milestones towards achievements of   targets set for the Conservation Division   under the Strategic Plan for 2019 to   2023”

VETERINARY SERVICES

Coordination of research on wildlife disease and their impact on human livelihoods and wildlife itself.

SCIENTIFIC SERVICES

The Zimbabwe Parks & Wildlife Management Authority operates under an Act of Parliament, the Parks and Wildlife Act of 1975.

MANAGEMENT SERVICES

This is a section that falls under Conservation.It mainly deals with the conservation of wildlife, anti-poaching, hunting, permits and licenses, Problem Animal Control (PAC), and radio communications.

PROBLEM ANIMAL CONTROL (PAC)

The Problem Animal Control Unit deals with problem animals such as snakes (venomous and non-venomous), hippos, crocodiles, etc. Pythons are non venomous therefore they can be caught by hand by two people.

TRANSFRONTIER CONSERVATION AREAS (TFCAs)

A Transfrontier Conservation Area (TFCA) refers to a cross-border region whose different component areas have different forms of conservation status such as national parks, private game reserves, communal natural resource management areas as well as hunting concession areas.

COMMUNITY LIASON AND EXTENSION SERVICES

How are fires caused? There are several causes of wild fires.
  “The year 2019 observed a number of     milestones towards achievements of   targets set for the Conservation Division   under the Strategic Plan for 2019 to   2023”

VETERINARY SERVICES

Coordination of research on wildlife disease and their impact on human livelihoods and wildlife itself.

SCIENTIFIC SERVICES

The Zimbabwe Parks & Wildlife Management Authority operates under an Act of Parliament, the Parks and Wildlife Act of 1975.

MANAGEMENT SERVICES

This is a section that falls under Conservation.It mainly deals with the conservation of wildlife, anti-poaching, hunting, permits and licenses, Problem Animal Control (PAC), and radio communications.

PROBLEM ANIMAL CONTROL (PAC)

The Problem Animal Control Unit deals with problem animals such as snakes (venomous and non-venomous), hippos, crocodiles, etc. Pythons are non venomous therefore they can be caught by hand by two people.

Transfrontier Conservation Areas (TFCAs)

A Transfrontier Conservation Area (TFCA) refers to a cross-border region whose different component areas have different forms of conservation status such as national parks, private game reserves, communal natural resource management areas as well as hunting concession areas.

Zim appeals to EU over ivory stockpiles

ZIMBABWE is appealing to the European Union to assist in having the unilateral ban on ivory and rhino horn trade imposed by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) lifted….

ZIMPARKS ENDANGERED SPECIES FUND APPEAL FOR DONATIONS

As human society grapples with the burden brought upon us all by the Coronavirus Pandemic, wildlife is also faced with a pandemic that’s threatens the ecosystem which it calls home. Conservation and preservation of our game reserves has relied heavily on funding generated from tourism.

Survey on Tourist Information Access Preferences

Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZIMPARKS) is conducting a research to ascertain the mode of marketing communication one prefer to get information from.

Staying safe during the snake season

EIGHT were killed by snakes in Zimbabwe last year, up from four who were killed the previous year. Dozens more were injured, while the majority of cases go unreported.

MEDIA RELEASE - THE GREAT LIMPOPO TRANSFRONTIER CONSERVATION AREA

The Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area marks

20th anniversary as it embarks on Conservation and Development

beyond Boundaries

Zim appeals to EU over ivory stockpiles

Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZimParks) director general Dr Fulton Mangwanya (second right), accompanied by spokesperson Tinashe Farawo (third right) briefs European Union Ambassadors led by Switzerland Envoy to Zimbabwe, Niculin Jäger...

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CITES CoP 19 PREPARATORY MEETING – STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT

CITES CoP 19 PREPARATORY MEETING - STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT   PURPOSE OF MEETING Cop 19 fast approaching - timelines Solicit Input for inclusion in the SADC Common Position for CoP 19. Progress Report since last stakeholder meeting (21/09/22 (virtual) (meetings, events,...

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Interview: ZimParks changes tack in operations

THE Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZPWMA) has been instrumental in combating poaching for years. However, one of the challenges in the quest to achieve this goal has been the lack of adequate funding for equipment and personnel. This is set to...

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CONSERVATION EFFORTS

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PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL

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VACANCY 

LODGE ATTENDANTS (KYLE RECREATIONAL PARK X 2)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the posts which have become vacant within the Authority. The Lodge Attendants will be deployed to Kyle Recreational Park and will report to the Reservationist.

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