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Getting to Hwange National Park

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Driving to Hwange National Park

The nearest international airport is Livingstone. The drive to Hwange is around 3.5 hours in normal conditions. People who land at this airport normally combine their safari with a trip to Victoria Falls. Note that the airport is in Zambia and a border crossing will be required. You will want to check your country's travel requirements for both countries to ensure you've the proper visas. 

It is also possible to drive from Harare International Airport in Zimbabwe. The drive is around seven hours in duration, in normal conditions. 

If you are considering driving from Lusaka, Zambia, the drive is around nine hours, not including border crossings. 

Domestic flights to Hwange

Air Zimbabwe offers daily flights from Harare to Hwange. The flights are one hour in duration and are normally direct. 

Fastjet also offers direct flights from Harare to Hwange a few times per week.

 

International airlines that service towns near Hwange

Wilderness Air

Wilderness Air is proud to be the air partner of Wilderness Safaris, a responsible ecotourism and conservation company with private access to the finest wilderness and wildlife areas of southern Africa. Wilderness Air began operating in 1991, with one aircraft based in Botswana servicing two camps in the Okavango Delta. Today, Wilderness Air is also based in Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe, operating over 35 aircraft and employing over 50 pilots. Throughout its time, it has maintained its excellent reputation for safety and guest service. We operate a varied fleet of light aircraft, chosen for their ability to transport visitors comfortably to remote wilderness destinations with dirt airstrips. Each aircraft type has been selected based on its ability to transport different numbers of passengers, over different ranges. Our fleet operates on a daily circuit within the regions. Wilderness Air is privileged to fly into some of the most pristine wilderness areas in the world. We believe that flying is an integral part of each guest’s travel experience and that our pilots’ passion and professionalism can make a genuine contribution to journeys that change lives. Website

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