Mana Pools is probably one of the only National Parks in Africa with dangerous big game that permits un-escorted walking. …. This is one of the unique experiences of this park and is listed as an exceptional resource. There have been several fatalities mainly through elephant and buffalo attacks, but considering the numbers of visitors who take part in this activity, the numbers are remarkably low.

Follow this interesting discussion with a statement of the Zambezi Society, discussing the recent move by National parks to disallow “unguided walks” in Mana Pools.