Mukuvisi Woodlands

Mukuvisi Woodlands


The World Environment Day Celebrations organised by Mukuvisi Woodlands Eco-Schools Programme will be held on the 10th of June 2022 at Mukuvisi Woodlands Nature Reserve Starting at 8:00am. All schools welcome.
Join us this Sunday the 5th of June 2022 at Mukuvisi Woodlands at the Mukuvisi Market as we celebrate Father’s Special Day!! Chimhamha chakasvika, chakagwinya chinona….kidza will be there!! See you there! Chiedza Kurwakumire
Do you have elephants at mukuvisi?
Mukuvisi this morning... A Beautiful walk in the middle of Harare!
We also saw giraffe, eland, impala & numerous birds.
Here are more photos from the Cancer Care Network Zimbabwe fun walk/run Mukuvisi Woodlands this past Saturday.

What a lovely morning we had at the Cancer Care Network Zimbabwe 's Fun Walk/Run held Mukuvisi Woodlands this past Saturday.

For all who came out to support, you are all amazing! To the cancer survivors you are superstars!

The organizers did an amazing job with putting the event together.

For those who took photos, you can look through the uploaded pics to find yours. If you don't see your picture, don't worry, we will upload more tomorrow 😀
Saturday 9th of April, come please come and join us for a little fun, while fundraising for charity.

We are excited to be hosting a walk/run at the lovely Mukuvisi Woodlands starting at 07.30 and the best part is Mukuvisi Woodlands has offered us a discounted entry rate for all people coming for the Walk/Run in the park.

We will also have raffle tickets for sale at the run, and the prize giving on the same day where we have a lot of fantastic prizes courtesy of our partners and sponsors including a day trip to Chengeta Safari Lodge Zimbabwe , meal voucher for 2 @ the amazing Chez Zandi at Lanark, beauty spa vouchers, optician vouchers and we will have doctors for Gunhill Medical Village, volunteering their time for FREE Consultation and wellness checks.

So make a plan and come through for an active morning. Please bring a packet (or more) of either pads or adult diapers as we have many patients needing these to make their treatment journey more bearable.

Let's come together to in .
Recently I came across a post by someone who had taken this and other images of the amazing metal sculptures which are in Mukuvisi Woodlands. Unfortunately it seems there is no plaque to indicate the name of the artist. Please are you able to tell me the name. I would love to know the history behind the art
Rsvp to Jonathan Whitaker for a talk on the 23 February 2022 at Mukuvisi Woodlands in Harare

For Citizen Science training - we need you to help us collect valuable data for conservation and management of our resources. This is being presented by Tony Rebelo from SANBI Cape Town South African National Biodiversity Institute


A Chameleon eyes me carefully as it negotiates its way through the leaves.
From the platform this morning at 8am you could see 4 giraffe, wildebeest, zebra, eland & impala. Its so green & lush & the hide was open by the dam for bird watching.
We are so lucky to have this piece of paradise to walk in, in our City Centre!

A touch of the wild in the heart of the city.

The Mukuvisi Woodlands Wildlife and Environment Centre is a 263 hectare woodland preserve, home to a variety of Zimbabwe's indigenous flora and fauna including zebra, impala, giraffe, wildebeest, eland and crocodile.


Cancer fund-raiser tomorrow in aid of Smiles and Wishes - putting a smile on disadvantaged children's faces, be it orphanages, child-headed families, etc. Look what's on the programme. Come and support this.
PLEASE NOTE the programme starts at 6.30 a.m, NOT 5.30 a.m,


Bikes for hire! We have a few bikes for hire at USD5 or equivalent per hour. Experience a part of the Woodlands you may not have seen before. Please NO racing and practice good manners to other people walking or running on the marked paths.


We have a new addition to our 'family' - a new baby female giraffe. We feed the animals from the viewing platform at 2 p.m. on weekends and holidays. Come and see if you can spot her.


Greetings All. This Sunday is another Market is being held at the Woodlands. Come and support the stall holders and wander among the stalls, which have a variety of goodies from yummy food, fresh veg, pickles and jams, lovely crafts of all kinds. Something for everyone. Entrance FREE


The sun is shining, it's a beautiful day so why not visit the Woodlands and wander on the marked paths and enjoy a bit of nature and unwind. Or sit on the viewing platform for a while and watch the animals being fed at 2 pm on weekends, which gives you and the kids a closer view. You can picnic or braai and our coffee shop is open for drinks and light meals. Entry fee USD5 or equivalent for adults and USD4 for children aged 5-12. Those up to 4 years are free as are Seniors. We are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


On Friday and the whole weekend - don't miss this show of beauty.


Time for the next ASTRONOMY MEETING for anyone interested in the stars. You don't have to be a fundi or own a telescope! Members and non-members are welcome.
In the gazebo on Saturday 10 September at 3 pm for tea followed at 3.30 pm by "What's Up?" with Tony Alegria.
The main presentation is by Francis Podmore who will tell you about Solar Eclipses and how to watch them.
Followed by Planetary Rings by Kevin Shaw.
Then more tea and a bit of socialising!

Mukuvisi Woodlands charge a fee of USD2 per person or equivalent at the rate of the day for the talk. Children under 12 are free.


Come and help the Zambezi Elephant Fund raise money to save elephants.


Wow we have a full weekend coming up. Come and support these events.


Astronomy Meeting

Next Saturday afternoon, 13th August 2022 at the Mukuvisi Woodlands Rondavel -

Program: “What’s Up?” by Peter Morris.
“What is the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)?” Fascinating details of the JWST by Tony Alegria.
Main Presentation “About Sundials, or Something of the Science (and Art) of Gnomology” by Peter Morris.

Format: 3:00 pm tea, 3:30 pm Presentations followed by more tea and socializing.

You do not have to be a fundi or own a telescope to attend these meetings, you just need an interest in the stars.

Members and Non-members welcome

P.S. Mukuvisi has an entrance fee of US$2.00 per person or equivalent in bond. Children free for Astronomy meeting


Remember it's the market at Mukuvisi today. Lots of interesting goodies there. Go along and see.


Astronomy Meeting
Saturday afternoon, 9th July 2022 at the Mukuvisi Woodlands Rondavel
Program: “What’s Up?” by Peter Morris. “Who is Dr Rendezvous?” The story of Buzz Aldrin by Kevin Shaw. Main Presentation “The Analemma” by Tony Alegria.
Format: 3:00 pm tea, 3:30 pm Presentations followed by more tea and socializing.
You do not have to be a fundi or own a telescope to attend these meetings, you just need an interest in the stars.
Members and Non-members welcome
P.S. Mukuvisi has an entrance fee of US$2.00 per person or equivalent in bond.


LOOK what's happening next weekend. Put it in your diary!


Good news! Mukuvisi has a permanent General Manager at last. Many of you will already know Perry Chan Jack, as he has been involved here for a while - initially as an ordinary member, then Chairman for 3 years and now General Manager. He has a great love for and first hand knowledge of, the Woodlands and we wish him all the best.


Mukuvisi Market TODAY 5 June

🕘9.00am to 4.00pm🕒

What to expect at the market:
🍏🍎🍇🍒🥑🍉Fresh fruit, and vegetables
🍰🎂Coffees🍮, cookies & cakes🍰🥧
📿💍Beautiful bead work
🐎Pony rides for kids💃🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️
🍯Honey , jams,chutneys, chilli sauce, Marmalades and more.
🎂🍰Breads, & Homebakes
🥚🥜Eggs, peanut butter and nuts
Crafts, , fabrics and crystals 🍬🍭
Organic products
🍄🥀Mushrooms and Flowers🌹🌺🌷
🥙 snacks , meals🍲🍜🍽🍹
🧥🧦🧤Patchwork, crochet work, uniforms
💍👛👜💎jewellery &bags💼
🏵Hand-made soaps and potions
📚Kids books
🎎🖍️✂️🗽🗺️Artwork, and crafts
Bird seeds
🌵🌳🌿🌱Pot plants, seedlings and plants
🧞‍♂️🧝🏽‍♂️👩🏻‍⚕️Skinacare products and natural remedies and advice..
💥Traditional Foods, nuts, meals, vegetables,

All in the heart of the city in the beautiful MUKUVISI WOODLANDS. Come and enjoy it all.
FREE entry to the market.


Wondering what to do on Africa Day? Why not come to Mukuvisi Woodlands and relax with nature. Light meals and refreshments at our coffee shop - come and have a cappuccino and yummy chocolate brownie or a bacon and egg roll after your walk?

Photos from Mukuvisi Woodlands's post 18/05/2022

🍉🍇 The market at MUKUVISI WOODLANDS is getting bigger all the time and better. Do visit us on 5th June We will be celebrating fathers with gochi gochi,🍗🥩 gango, traditional meals, beverages🍺☕🥤🍷🍹 and there will be plenty of leather products on sale. Garden lovers🌿🍀💐...... plants and seedlings will also be available. Good music, beautiful atmosphere, secure parking, do join us on 5th June at the market at Mukuvisi Woodlands.🍀🍁🌺💐🌿Market starts at 9.00am and this time we are finishing later than usual at 4.00pm.


A reminder for the ASTRONOMY Meeting tomorrow.

Saturday afternoon, 14th May 2022 at the Mukuvisi Woodlands Rondavel

Program: “What’s Up?” Dance of the Planets and “What is?” the Shortest Day of the Year by Tony Alegria. Main Presentation is a video by Sarah White on “The Brightest Galaxies in the Radio Sky” presented by Peter Morris.

Format: 3:00 pm tea, 3:30 pm Presentations followed by more tea and socializing.

Members and Non-members welcome
PS. Mukuvisi has an entrance fee of US$2.00 per person or equivalent in bond.


Happy Mother's Day to all mothers. 💐 Come and relax and enjoy a cappuccino and a yummy chocolate brownie at the Woodlands.☕🥮 It's a beautiful day. 🌞🦓🦒🦌🐊🌳


If you missed the Market today, look out for !the next one!


Sunday 1st May is about mothers. Bring her to the Mukuvisi Woodlands and spoil her for a change. There will be a wide range of gifts and products to pamper her with. Discounts, raffles, yummy things to eat. Pony rides for the kids. Come and enjoy the day.


Most of us have a mother. Come to the market on May Day, Sunday 1st May where the spotlight will be on mothers. Show your appreciation for the lady who spends so much time looking after you - there will be something for everyone at all prices.


As promised we have reviewed our coffee shop prices and now have reasonably priced drinks and yummy light meals. Come over this weekend and enjoy them.




Astronomy Meeting
Saturday, 9th April 2022 at the Mukuvisi Woodlands Rondavel

Program: “What’s Up?” by Peter Morris. “What is?” The Electromagnetic spectrum by Francis Podmore. Main Presentation revamped presentation on Constellations – loads of basic information by Tony Alegria.
Format: 3:00 pm tea, 3:30 pm Presentations followed by more tea and socializing.

Members and Non-members welcome
Mukuvisi has an entry fee of US$2.00 or equivalent swipe ZWL for above function.


There's a lot happening at the Woodlands on Saturday. The Cancer Care Fund-raising walk/run/cycle event from 7 a.m.; the mini i-Naturalist presentation at 9.30 a.m. for all those enthusiasts who missed the initial one as it was in the middle of the week and an Astronomy talk, which should prove interesting at 3 p.m. Instead of wondering what to do - come to the Mukuvisi Woodlands!

Photos from Mukuvisi Woodlands's post 05/04/2022

Come and support this event on Saturday and have a yummy bacon and egg roll and cappuccino afterwards from our coffee shop.


A reminder for those that missed it when it was presented by the South Africans, Johno has kindly agreed to do a mini one. Please contact me Carolyn if you are coming, so I have some idea of numbers. Thanks.


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