What to do in Mosi oa Tunya National Park
[dropcap type=”square” round=”yes” color=”#f5f5f5″ background_color=”#5c952a” ]M[/dropcap]any of the lodges, hotels, guesthouses, activity desks in Livingstone can book a game drive for you through the Park. Experienced guides accompany each game drive. A game drive lasts approximately 2.5 hours. Alternatively you can take your car and take a leisurely drive yourself.
The park protects 5 white rhino (the only remaining rhino in Zambia), as well as various antelope, buffalo, giraffe, wildebeest and zebra.The riverine vegetation is beautiful and there are stunning views across the Zambezi River. It is also possible to see “Old Drift” where the early settlers lived before 1904. This is at the narrowest point of the Zambezi and was the first crossing place.
Walks can be arranged in the park with an armed guard. If it is possible he will take you to watch the white rhinos from afar. Other animals are Hippo, Crocodile, Elephant, Buffalo, Girraffe, Wildebeest, Zebra, Waterbuck, Kudu, Puku, Impala, Bushbuck, Warthog, Baboon, Vervet Monkey, Genet, Civet, Mongoose (various) and an impressive array of birdlife.