Ngezi Recreational Park

About the park

The park is located 151km from Harare off the Bulawayo – Harare highway and is 58 square kilometre in size of which 10 percent is occupied by the lake which was constructed in 1945 to supply water to the thermal power station at Munyati.

The Ngezi River squeezes through the Great Dyke in a narrow gorge and forms a good natural site for a dam. To the west the wooded rolling hills of the Great Dyke crowd the horizon, along the lake are marshes and rolling plains of Highveld msasa.

how to get there

Access by Road

From Harare, travel 71 KM from Harare, 2.95 kilometres after Selous reach the roundabout, turn left towards Ngezi Mine, then proceed straight for 96.4 kilometres till you reach entrance to Ngezi Recreational Park.

what to wear?

September to March

For summer, cool comfortable clothing is recommended along with sunhats and sunscreen.

April to August

For winter and autumn, warm clothing is recommended, especially for the night times.
Wear earthy colours and avoid bright-coloured clothing like red, yellow, bright green etc

what to bring?

Binoculars, cameras, hiking/ walking shoes and wildlife reference books or smartphone applications.
Food supplies enough for the stay.
Medical Aid Kit.
Malaria and insect repellant.
Mosquito nets.


Crocodiles along the shore.
Avoid getting to close the edge on the dam wall.


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