Pungwe Falls

CategoryWaterfall

The Pungwe Falls flows across the Mozambique border and eventually into the Indian Ocean. The source of the water is the Pungwe River  which flows throughout the year. It is advised to visit the falls accompanied by a tour guide.The Pungwe Falls are one of the scenic highlights of Zimbabwe.The landscape leading toward the horizon is uncluttered by human habitation or roads, the air is cool and fresh.

How to get here from the Rhodes Nyanga Hotel: 0.67 KM turn left onto the scenic road, 1.04 KM continue straight on ignoring the road to the right, 2.10 KM continue straight on the scenic road ignoring the road to the left,6.73 KM continue straight on the scenic road ignoring the road to the right, 11.0 KM turn left onto the road marked Pungwe Falls and Mtarazi Falls, 20.2 KM turn off left for Pungwe Drift road, 20.9 KM arrive at Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Authority office, 21.4 KM arrive at Pungwe Drift

For the return journey: From Pungwe Falls road turnoff turn right onto the scenic road reversing direction, 9.2 KM turn left (i.e. not returning by the same scenic road) 15.9 KM turn right on the A14 for Nyanga National Park, or left for Juliasdale.The scenic road has become severely degraded and a high clearance vehicle is recommended as a minimum requirement; 4WD is recommended.

Activities

  • Sight seeing
  • White water Rafting
  • Fly-fishing for rainbow trout
  • Kayaking
  • Nature Walks
  • Hiking
  • Camping