Natureways Safaris
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Nearest townKariba
Coordinates16° 31' 52.49", +28° 46' 39.78"
AwardsAZTA Best Mobile Safari Operator 2013

Natureways Safaris is a private game reserve and tour agency in Kariba which focuses mainly on canoeing and walking safaris.

Visitors Guide

The drive from Harare to Kariba is approximately 4 hours.Drive along the main Harare – Chirundu road and turn left at the Kariba signpost just before the Makuti Garage and Hotel, this is approximately 295 km from Harare, about 3 hours travel time. Once you have turned left, drive down the escarpment towards Kariba, this section takes approximately 1 hour. You will pass the Kariba airport and Nyamunga Township on your left, continue towards the Kariba Dam Wall. Once you reach a ‘T’ junction turn left (right takes you to the Kariba Heights) travel 1.4 km, passing a Zuva fuel station on your right.Turn left on to Sable Drive (ZESA Offices are opposite the turning).Take the second left turning after approximately 400m. (The SWIFT Depot is on the corner)Travel 1.1 km and turn right on Mhembwe Close. Natureways is sign posted on the left-hand side. [1]


Natureways Safaris Pvt Ltd was established in 1987 by Garth Thompson. Thompson had spent 20 years of his life canoeing and walking safaris. His trainee James Varden then bought Natureways in 1997. In 2004 Natureways merged with Shearwater Canoeing Safaris. [1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Directions, NatureS, Published: , Retrieved:24 April 2018