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Background Information

Kyle Recreational Park (Now Lake Mutirikwe) is 16,900 hectares in extent of which 9,300 hectares are occupied by Lake Mutirikwi when it is full. The Park area is bounded on the north by the Beza Range. Between this range and Lake Mutirikwi, is an undulating plain which terminates in an area of broken hills dividing Lake Mutirikwi into two main areas: east and west. Great Zimbabwe is situated on the southern side of the Park, while Masvingo is to the west of the Park. On the south of the lake, granite hills of mostly bare whalebacks of solid granite rock, dominate the landscape

The Park is home to more than twenty-five species of wild mammals. The more common ones include; white rhinoceros, buffalo, eland, zebra, wildebeest, kudu, tsessebe, reedbuck, leopard warthog, waterbuck, impala, hippopotamus, ostrich, klipspringer and porcupine. Some of the rarer species include; antbear, bushbuck, bushpig, leopard, sable and steenbok. There is also an abundance of birdlife around the lake.

You can visit Kyle Recreational Park all year round.