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Kuimba Shiri Bird Sanctuary

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Lovely place to be with family

Lovely place to be with family - over the years they have improved the place and it's a nice get... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Harare, Zimbabwe
Great place to stay

I have stayed at Kuimba Shiri for the last 2 months as part of a team working nearby. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Potchefstroom, South Africa
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Lake Chivero, Harare, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely place to be with family - over the years they have improved the place and it's a nice get away from Harare with kids.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jwoo211
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have stayed at Kuimba Shiri for the last 2 months as part of a team working nearby. The accommodation is rustic yet clean, the meals are plentiful, the setting is great and the owners really go the extra mile to make our stay as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank scotman100
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Lovely place to unwind and relax and have a light meal. Very educative bird show. Children love to see a bird feeding session and a walk through the bird sanctuary. A show with Owls and Eagles catching their food is spectacular. Children can have a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Namweene
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place close to harare to spend the day. Love Gary’s bird show, great food and always such fun with a good vibe.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nittal2015
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Situated on the shores of Lake Chivero, this proper sanctuary provides the opportunity to see and learn the fascinating birds from all around the world. I am going to re-visit it soon.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gimy E
Reviewed 30 October 2018

One of the best places if you want to visit Lake Chivero as a small family or group. Bird park That's the main attraction to this place. There are lots of birds to watch and learn more about. Food The food is so nice though...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fortune_Madhuku
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

They have had some renovations and things look great. Excellent little swim area for the little ones. Food offerings are huge... so come hungry! Some of the bird walk was under water on our visit due to the high level of water in lake chivers.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank vickietanakamusiwa
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Camped their with our Family ..awesome place. you need to go back to the birds multiple times cos there is just so many cool birds to see, the bird show by Garry in the afternoon is great to watch and for kids to hold the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank William Y
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Fantastic enjoyable day out. Interesting bird features. Garry makes all welcome. Something for Littlies as well as adults. The Bird Flying takes place every day and children are encouraged to partake. Fishing is also available by arrangement on the day

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank davayne2016
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Perfect day outing for children all age ranges. Allows parents to relax over a beer or wine whilst the children play , learn about birds , fish , ride ponies . There was an option to go onto the lake but we were so well...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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19 December 2017|
Response from rebuilds | Reviewed this property |
Prices have gone up now and am not sure how much but when l went it was $4 for adults
16 September 2017|
Response from Suzanne E | Reviewed this property |
Hi Beatrice, I am so sorry for the belated reply (I clearly don't check TripAdvisor often enough). I hope that you managed to get sorted and that you enjoyed your time in Zimbabwe. If you have by any chance postponed your... More
Rosaria M
18 February 2017|
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Response from Makutihighlands |
Hi Rosaria. I am sure that it could but you should contact the owners to enquire if they do accommodate weddings. . The surroundings are beautiful and the accommodation lodges along the Lake are rustic, in keeping... More