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The Hillside Dams Conservancy

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Walk in the bush

Magnificent place to go for picnic, for a small gate fee you can walk around and get in touch with... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
Maria de S
via mobile
A lovely serene place

Like other Zimbabwean attractions, the place needs an injection of funds to maintain it, however... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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20 Apr 2018
“Walk in the bush”
10 Feb 2018
“A lovely serene place”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Off Banff Road, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

The restaurant has an enormous selection (for rather an out-of-the-way place) and the food is excellent and really good value for money. Also a very good selection of drinks. You can sit outside or inside as you like. Some cats seem to have made the...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Good place to get away from the noise of the city and hang out wth ur fiance or family. canoeing,Hill climbing,Nature walks it's refreshing.

Thank Leonard M
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Magnificent place to go for picnic, for a small gate fee you can walk around and get in touch with nature at its fullest .though I did not have a guide which I'm sure they didn't provide for me I had to take the walk...More

Thank Maria de S
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Like other Zimbabwean attractions, the place needs an injection of funds to maintain it, however its a lovely place. Visitors can barbecue and have picnics at leisure. The locals who live nearby are free to move in and out the park and their lives are...More

Thank GRAC7E
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The dam and waters were lovely, the park is ruined by the obvious litter everywhere. Since you ahve to pay to get in, it would be good to have someone actually clean it and have bins more available for people!

Thank Flore N
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We visited on September 6, and walked up to the aloe garden. The garden is the crown jewel of Hillside Dams, and consists of the finest collection of aloes in southern Africa. There are tiny aloes and giant tree aloes. Above the cleft in which...More

Thank Gordon H
Reviewed 7 October 2017

The conservancy was a ten minute walk from the lodge where I was staying, so for me this was a lucky find. It was a Sunday so there were quite a number of people there, giving the place a happy buzz. The rocky landscape, varied...More

Thank FellowTraveler728004
Reviewed 17 September 2017

A beautiful natural place to walk along marked trails, explore the rocky outcrops, find the rock art, enjoy the tranquility of the dams, learn about the indigenous trees and see the beautiful aloe gardens.

Thank sandyzim
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