Hwange Game Count

The count takes place under a full moon at the end of the dry season. For 2019, it’s scheduled for 12-15 October. Check Wildlife and Environment Society Zimbabwe’s website for updates (.). Contact coordinator Pam Birch to apply (). Costs for SADC residents include game count entry fee ($40 per person), accommodation (from $30 per person for 3 nights camping or $120-$400 per unit for three nights at various chalet options), and discounted conservation fees ($10 per vehicle and $4 per person per day). Participants must also register for an annual WEZ membership ($30 per person) in compliance with the organisation’s research permit.

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