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Kuimba Shiri Bird Sanctuary

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Address: Lake Chivero, Harare, Zimbabwe
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+263 73 122 6635
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distinctive haunting all of the fish eagle swooping down to the water

Kuimba shiri: here is a place of peace and happiness and beauty: the blue waters of the lake meets the blue of the sky in the horizon and all you hear is birdsong. At 4pm a unique... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Kuimba shiri: here is a place of peace and happiness and beauty: the blue waters of the lake meets the blue of the sky in the horizon and all you hear is birdsong. At 4pm a unique phenomenon happens: a display of birds of prey: Indigenous to Zimbabwe and trained by local men who practice the ancient art of falconry.... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved my trip to Kuimba Shiri! Gary, Elcine and Josh were fantastic hosts, as were all of the staff there. The bird park is simply exquisite and I'm super excited about the new Waterfront restaurant about to open! Great value and a perfect day-trip or weekend getaway from Harare.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As a regular visitor to Harare it would not be the same without visiting this tranquil spot. Always something new to see and further knowledge to gain from the genial owners. Bird show as good as ever, look out for the zebras on the way in. Could be combined with a visit to the lion park which is nearby.

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Thank stephen h
Harare, Zimbabwe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An awesome tranquil place to relax and enjoy a meal. Food is great and cocktails are excellent. The bird show is a must see! Hosts are attentive and friendly. highly recommended

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Thank Hughie S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its wonderfull everytime we visit we normally take our boat out and also the bird show on sunday afternoon its a must see lovly weekend thing in wild

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Thank anisbhola
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

My Family away from home. Best place to stay in Harare, friendly staff and the best management. Gary, Elzine and Josh they are always working to improve the logs. Please go and see you will love them.

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Thank Johan v
Harare, Zimbabwe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

The place is clean well managed and excellent food and few lodges if you want to stay at this place The bird viewing is supervised by trained personnel near this place you can visit the lion and cheeter park to see wild animals at close range inside your car. A very refreshing outdoor visit went with the family last month... More 

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Thank Sandy C
Harare, Zimbabwe
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Beautiful lakefront setting with stunning views and the breeze off the lake - all set against the background calls of the fish eagle - this is a lovely day outing for the family - highly recommended with a fantastic restaurant and bar !!!!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

What a lovely place as it was my first time to visit this sanctuary in Zimbabwe. I learnt a lot about birds and their different types. If you are a bird person then this is definitely the place to come to. In my growing up I was always told bad things about an owl and its association to witch craft... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Kuimba Shiri is set in a lovely peaceful part of Lake Chivero where we had a lovely lunch in the garden under the trees. Wonderful work is being done there for birds that are no longer able to survive in the wild, with very limited resources so supporting them is a great help to the care of the birds as... More 

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