Sarah and Mark, UK

Many thanks for a wonderful – week! So many amazing places and wonderful sights – what a relief the elephant went the other way…. Fantastic hospitality and wonderful food too. This is a very special place – long may it last. Extra special thanks to your brave and clever horses, who did not falter through…

Amelia, USA

What an amazing and unique experience that is hardly to be found anywhere on this planet! Apart from the endless variety of species, nature at its closest and the fantastic horses, it’s due to people I had the pleasure to meet who made this safari an unforgettable experience. Thanks to James for your sheer overwhelming…

Janet Francis

Dora Schenkel of Co. Tipperary, Ireland and myself, of Zimbabwe, enjoyed a 3 day safari at Varden Safaris from the 18th to the 20th February, 2007. Dora rode Cody and Apache and I rode Fortress and Champion. We found the horses to be of nice quality, mosty 3/4 bred, often ex-polo ponies, well schooled at…

Mark Jalon, Spain

I couldn’t quite understand people’s quiet concern when I mentioned I was travelling to Zimbabwe as part of my world trip. Well ignorance can be a wonderful thing, and Zimbabwe was on my list of places too see because I knew old BNI colleagues in the capital Harare, and I wanted to see Victoria Falls.…

Jane UK. March 06

James and Janine I can’t really express fully how much I enjoyed our short safari. The Mavuradonha area is so beautiful and it was marvellous to be in such a remote spot. I’ve been lucky enough to go to a number of wild parts of Africa but I’ve never been as far from mechanised transport…

Sharon, South Africa Oct 05

James, Janine and all, what a FANTABULOUSLY, AWESOME spirit renewer. You have a wonderful piece of heaven on earth filled with “memory makers” could write a book but wont. Thank you for restoring my belief that this country still has so much to offer. My experience will stay with me for a long time and…