Top things to do

Church in Kariba Town

Church of Santa Barbara

This circular, hilltop, Italian-built church was built in the memory of 86 African and Italian construction workers who lost their lives while building the dam. Of those, 17 bodies remain embedded in the dam wall af…
Landmark in Kariba Town

Kariba Dam Wall

Forming the border between Zambia (Siavonga) and Zimbabwe is the Kariba dam wall. It's an impressive engineering feat that you can walk the length across; you'll need to leave your passport or ID with the immigratio…
Viewpoint in Kariba Town

Dam Observation Point

Head up to Observation Point for excellent sweeping views of the lake and Kariba Dam. The Kariba Publicity Association is based up here and it houses some interesting information on the history of the dam's construc…