Makuti Safari Area
Makuti Safari Area is a National Parks Hunting block in the North West of Zimbabwe. The concession lies on the Zambezi Escarpment and runs down onto the Zambezi Valley floor up to the Zambezi River. The concession lies between some of the biggest wilderness areas in Zimbabwe, with the famous Mana Pools National Park on its Eastern Boundary. Charara Safari Area lies on its Western Boundary and Hurungwe Wilderness area makes up its Southern Boundary.
The area is accessible by road from Harare, with the main international airport 300Kilometers away. Lake Kariba is in close proximity being 50 kilometers away. The small town of Kariba is located near the dam wall and has a small airport for those that wanted to charter small aircraft.
The huge man-made lake offers some beautiful scenery for those finished with their hunt and would like to tour the countryside. Makuti is approximately 100 000 Hectares of unspoiled wilderness with no fences or human habitation. The terrain varies from hilly mountainous country to more flat lands along the Zambezi Valley Floor. The concession has many natural springs and rivers that hold water all year round making it a perfect habitat for the wildlife in the area. The boasts some of the best big game hunting Zimbabwe has to offer with groups of bachelor dagga boys as well as big herds of buffalo. The big cats – both lion and leopard thrive in the area. The elephant constantly migrates through the area with some being more resident, making the hunt that more exciting whether it be hunting a trophy bull or a tuskless non trophy. The graceful sable antelope thrives in the escarpment as well as the other numerous species of plains game such as kudu, impala, eland, duiker, klipspringer, warthog, zebra and many others.