ZimParks will be holding an Investment Seminar at the ongoing ZITF on 25 April 2019. The seminar will be starting at 11am, ending at 1pm at the Old TelOne Building. We are unlocking investment opportunities so BE THERE!!!



Thembela: +263 784 319 060, tzenda@zimparks.org.zw

Patridge: +263 777 283 586, patridgem@zimparks.org.zw

Nomsa: +263 712 840 577/ 773 962 727, nkosinyoni@zimparks.org.zw

Zimbabwe Schools Expo 25 May 2019 @ ZimParks Gardens, Harare

Private Schools Expo is here Parents! Schools will be Spot enrolling students for 2020 for ECD A, GRADE 1, FORM 1 & FORM 5 . Buy Tickets online at www.schoolsexpo.co.zw 10rtgs for adults and yes Children in uniform free! 25 May 2019 at ZimParks Gardens,Harare

For registration click on the following link https://schoolsexpo.co.zw/registration/parents

Zimbabwe International Trade Fair 2019

We are participating at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair from 23 – 27 April 2019 in Bulawayo. This year’s theme is “Propagating Industrial Growth through Trade and Investment.” Be sure to visit our stand to appreciate what the Authority is doing in terms of promoting business growth.

Discounted lodge rates for Matopos 33 Miler

THE Matopo National Park is set to enhance its reputation as a sports tourism hub after partnering organisers of the PPC Matopos 33-Miler to offer discounted rates of accommodation for athletes.

Matopo National Park tourism manager, Emison Magodhi revealed they are offering a 20 percent discount to registered athletes at the newly refurbished Maleme Lodge. Magodhi said they are also offering accommodation as prizes for various categories.

“Zimparks  and PPC have enhanced their collaborative partnership in this year’s 33-Miler Ultra Marathon by offering discounted accommodation at Matopo National Park — Maleme Lodge for interested registered participants and their family members before, during and after the marathon. Those that will have an opportunity to stay at Maleme Lodge for the event will experience the comfort of some of the recently refurbished accommodation units to meet international standards.

“Zimparks has also availed accommodation vouchers that will go to winners in certain categories of the marathon. The winners will be offered the options to choose their park of interest to visit and stay. This partnership enhances sport tourism in the parks and Zimbabwe at large. Matopo National Park will also field a running team (Team Rhino) in support of the partnership,” he said.

The flagship race of the PPC Matopos 33-Miler kicks off right in the heart of the Matopo National Park. The Park has become a hub for sport tourism as it also plays host to other events such as the Matobo Heritage Mountain Bike Challenge.

“The Matopos Heritage Challenge was held from 20 to 24 March and encompassed three days of superb mountain bike riding crossing the Matobo Hills World Heritage Site from west to east, south to north, and lowest to highest points. It included exclusive permission to ride in the Matobo Game Park, home to Zimbabwe’s most significant rhino herd, as well as riding through numerous rural areas and private farms, all within the Matobo Hills,” said Magodhi.

The Matopos 33-Miler was first run in 1963, along much the same route as being used today, and is the only ultra-marathon in Zimbabwe. The race starts in the magnificent Matobo National Park, in the heart of the Matobo Hills World Heritage Site.

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The Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority wishes to invite expressions of interest for the provision of Consultancy Consortium (Architectural, Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Structural and Topographical Survey) Consultancy Services and Quantity Surveying Services). Consultancy services required are for works in relation to Refurbishment of Existing Accommodation Facilities to Three (3) Star Level at Lake Chivero Recreational Park, Hwange National Park and Mana Pools National Park:

The Individual Firms or members of the consortium must have the following;

  1. At least five (5) years of experience in their Consulting Services
  2. Proof of Registration with relevant Council.
  3. Registered with the Procurement Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe

The Expression of Interest shall include the following but not limited to:

  • A letter of Expressing interest to participate, addressed to The Director-General, Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority
  • Proof of Capacity to provide the required services and/or Company Profiles.
  • Fee scales and/or other related costs.

Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Act [Chapter 22:23] and Authority procedures for the acquisition of Consulting Services.

Expression of interest shall be submitted in sealed envelopes (3 copies) clearly marked Design Services to:

The Director-General

Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority

P.O. Box CY140



OR hand delivered into the trunk situated by the Reception Area at

ZIMBABWE PARKS AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY, Corner Borrowdale Road and Sandringham Drive, Botanical Gardens, Harare.

NOT LATER THAN 10:00 HRS  23-04- 2019.

Our condolences to the Chibge family

The Board Chairperson Rtd J.M.H.Chinhengo,The Board,Director General Mr F. U.Mangwanya,Directorate,Management and Staff would like to express their condolences to the Chibge family on the loss of their son ,who served the Authority as a Senior Wildlife-Extention&Interpretation Officer

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Zimparks guns down hippo in Nyanyadzi

August 31, 2017August 31, 2017
Inset from Zimpapers. THE Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority last week shot dead a hippopotamus that was damaging winter wheat in Nyanyadzi. The hippo, which had a calf, is believed to have escaped from Save Conservancy. ZPWMA ordered the shooting of the hippos after traditional leaders in the area reported that it was damaging crops and endangering lives. ZPWMA officer, Mr John Danfa, said they were still hunting for the calf which is believed to have found habitat along Save River. “Usually hippos move up and down rivers during the rainy season. We believe the two escaped from Save Valley Conservancy. They were both females and they do not usually click if there is no male. “They are believed to have separated. We received reports from traditional leaders in Hot Springs and Nyanyadzi that these hippos were feeding on wheat and crops in their fields.” “People’s lives were endangered so the authorities ordered its killing. The first time we attempted to kill it, it was in the company of so many cattle and could not do anything. Our officer teamed up with villagers to track it until last week when it was shot down in Nyanyadzi”. The officer is said to have fired 12 shots before the hippo died. The meat was shared by villagers. One of the villagers in Dirikwe village, Mr Tapiwa Munyati, said: “This hippo was becoming a threat to human lives in the area. It was being spotted near homes at night. “There are vegetable gardens along one of Save River’s tributaries where it was being spotted.“We were told that hippos do not like light and the danger was that lives would have been lost.” “A villager survived death by a whisker recently when the hippo strayed into his homestead.“He went out of his house to investigate when his dogs were barking. He had a torch and the hippo advanced towards him. “Fortunately he managed to escape the attack and notified other villagers and the village head. We are appealing to the responsible authorities to make sure that the remaining one is also killed,” said Mr Munyati.