The African jungle is the one place on earth that variety and color and diversity mesmerize even the cynics. The flora and fauna in the African wild makes all the other regions of the world bow with respect. Most people just watch and see...but what if you applied the other sense of listening/hearing?
If you listen keenly, you will hear a cacophony of sounds of the crickets singing, the winds howling, the monkeys chirping, the elephants trumpeting, the whistling casolina pines gently whistling, and the lion roar taking the whole choir an octave down. There is no place you can get this peculiar voices better than in the Antelope Park, Gweru, Zimbabwe.
The Antelope Park is a throwback to the age bygone when there were no cars and trains to move you around. You will get to swim with the elephants for the ultimate adrenaline rush. The huge 15-centimeter diameter feet lurching and twisting under water is as magnificent as nothing you have ever seen. The park allows its visitors to contribute to the breeding program that seeks to improve the dwindling lion numbers as a result of sustained poaching. You will get to backpack, hike in the African wild, go on a safari on a horseback, and enjoy the best of local culinary exploits.
Antelope Park is located in Gweru, a town that is nestled about 275 kilometers from Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe and 164 kilometers from Bulawayo, the second largest city in the country. The park has been fairly successful in bring almost all of the major African wildlife within its borders. You will get to mingle with lions, monkeys, zebras, elephants, giraffes, hyenas, antelopes, gazelles, crocodiles and many more.
If you have never been to Africa, then Antelope Park in Gweru should be your maiden haunt. Make sure you enjoy all there is to enjoy in the park before you venture out into the city. Call us today if you are ready to get your Africa on !!!!
by Kennedy Runo on 12/30/2013 in Sightseeing