• Officially: Republic of Zimbabwe
  • Capital: Harare


  • Population: 16.5 million
  • Languages: English (official), Shona, Sindebele
  • Religions: Christianity, indigenous beliefs
  • Life expectancy: 60 years (men), 64 years (women)
  • Currencies: US dollar & South African rand
  • Time zone: GMT+2
  • Dialling code: +263


  • Area: 390,759 sq km (150,873 sq miles)


  • Canadians must be in possession of a visa
    • A single-entry visa, valid for 30 days, can be obtained at a port of entry into Zimbabwe ($30-45USD) or at a Zimbabwean embassy.
    • You can request up to 2 consecutive 30-day extensions (90 days total) at any Zimbabwean Department of Immigration office.
    • E-visa available prior to arrival (extra fee)
    • Zimbabwe Department of Immigration

Overlanding Adventures

  • Victoria Falls (Map)
  • Hwange National Park (Map)
  • Matobo National Park (Map)


This page was last updated on 2021.03.18 by Robert Vinet