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What are some interesting/fun things to do in the area? Can you recommend any “hidden gems"?

It's all good. Manapools game count was super awesome for husband, but me--not so much. - Sep 30, 2017
Lots of outdoors opportunities, hiking, safari parks, Mukuvizi park in Harare, HIFA festival, theater, horse races - and lots of golf courses - Jul 6, 2017
In the city there is theater, literature, modern art and live music, as well as good restaurants, film festivals, food festivals and lots of cultural events. Just a few minutes out of town are amazing places like Domboshawa and Ngomakurira. Lots of travel opportunities around Zimbabwe - the Great Zimbabwe ruins are recommended for history buffs. National parks of course and travel to neighboring countries such as Mozambique, Zambia and Namibia. - Apr 16, 2016
Game drives. They'll change the way you look at zoos forever. - Dec 8, 2013
Day Trips: - hiking up the rocks at Domboshawa (20 minutes north of town) or Ngomakurira (45 minutes north of town) - Lake Chivero for the bird sanctuary or Snake World (1 hour west of town) or game drive - Mukivisi Woodlands for game walk (guided) Overnight: - Lake Kyle, Matopos (Matobo) National Park, Rock Pools, Nyanga A few days: - Victoria Falls - Hwange National Park - Chimanimani - Ghonrezhou (sp?) - Lake Kariba - Kariba Ferry *Check out www.zimparks.org for more info on lodges and camping Longer: - Drive to Vilanculos, Mozambique (12+ hours) - Jul 29, 2013
Hiking, barbeques, weekend trips to the mountains, national parks, lakes. - Jun 21, 2009
The list is growing shorter every day. Golf is cheap and Cape Town is near. - Dec 5, 2008
Tons of hiking, safari, hunting, lots of restaraunts even if they aren't fabulous, parties and social gatherings, craft fairs, etc....also have movies, plays and other cultural events. - Sep 26, 2008