Zambezi Field Trip
Spend a half-day learning about conservation efforts with the Victoria Falls Anti-Poaching Unit in the Zambezi National Park
Charles Brightman, in support of the Victoria Falls Anti
Poaching Unit (VFAPU), runs the Wildlife
Conservation and Awareness Safari in an effort to raise awareness
of wildlife conservation efforts taking place behind the scenes in
the Zambezi National Park, Zimbabwe.
This is a half-day activity that starts off at 6:30am with a
presentation by a member of VFAPU. You'll be given a full
background and history of the unit and will learn about the many
aspects of the unit's operations, their challenges and successes.
An explanation will be given on the various types of poaching that
take place in the region. You'll also be shown how snares are laid
to poach mammals.
You'll be able to witness the work of this unit first-hand with
a field trip into the Zambezi National Park where you'll be tasked
to record game sightings, identify spoor, patrol and sweep for wire
snares as well as investigate for any signs of poaching. You'll
walk in a variety of terrains and should be reasonably fit in order
This activity in itself plays an important role in conservation
efforts. The field trip covers areas that are rarely patrolled by
the VFAPU team and provides a useful deterrent to various forms of
The field trip costs $100 plus $15 Parks Fees. Part of
the proceeds goes directly to the Victoria Falls Wildlife
Protection Trust. Return hotel transfers are included. A
light breakfast, tea/coffee and mineral water is provided. Don't
forget to bring: binoculars, hats, sunscreen, cameras, good
walking/hiking boots and water.
VFAPU in action whilst saving a warthog
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