This is a 2010 initiative from locals who are targeting to develop large scale community based tourism in Honde Valley. Bordering the Nyanga National Park the facility operates from Honde Valley Samanga area and the concept is yet to be fully developed. Management of the facility: The project is being implemented by METCOT trust which incorporates local leadership, households and a private sector company already operating accommodation facilities in Mutare.
Accommodation – No accommodation is provided at the moment. There is a site at the base of the falls just outside the National park that has been identified as suitable for camping.
Access – The facility is accessible from the Nyanga Mutare Road, 15km along the Honde Valley Road. The Honde Valley is about 130km from Mutare, or 110km from Nyanga.
Amenities – The Hauna Growth Point provides all amenities including shops, hospital and banking facilities
Attractions – Scenic drive, Mutarazi Falls, Escarpment, Mahwemasimike rock outcrops, traditional and cultural stories/beliefs
Activities – Biking and bird watching Awareness – the event is not well marketed
Main Challenges – Limited opportunities to partner with Parks, seasonal activities.
Future Prospects: construction of lodges and campsite in Samanga Village at the base of Mutarazi Falls mountain range.