Kwekwe Town Travel Information
Things to do & places to see in Kwekwe
Kwekwe is a small mining town in the Midlands province of Zimbabwe. Que Que was the name of Kwekwe before independence. Located near the centre of the country the city is not a very far distance if you are travelling areas between Harare, Chegutu, Kadoma, Gokwe and Bulawayo. Accommodation in the form of lodges, hotels, guest houses, bed and breakfast, backpackers, motels, rest camp and caravan camping sites makes it the ideal place for those travelling via the city.The town has a small number of recreational parks and tourist attractions worth mentioning.
Kwekwe National Mining Museum
Zimbabwe’s mineral wealth is displayed at The National Mining Museum. Visitors will see a number of rare and precious minerals that are mined in Zimbabwe; gold, diamonds, emeralds and other precious metals. You will also learn how gold and other precious minerals were extracted from ground, processed and exported in ancient Zimbabwe. This is Zimbabwe’s only mining museum making Kwekwe a very special place for mining enthusiasts. Location; Globe and phoenix mine near Kwekwe town.
Sebakwe Dam Recreational Park
Sebakwe Dam in Kwekwe offers one of the best recreational parks in Zimbabwe. What makes it very special and unique is the fact that it is yet to be discovered by a number of people. There are plenty of things to do like fishing, game viewing and water sports. Kwekwe has a number of places ideal for camping and team building exercises and Sebakwe is definitely one of them. There are beautiful lodges and a campsite that is ideal for those who want to see more and stay closer to one of the best places to visit. Sebakwe is along Mvuma road from Kwekwe. You drive for about 41 km then follow signs when you reach the area.
Ngezi Recreational Park
Though located a bit further from Kwekwe than Sebakwe, Ngezi recreational park offers a quiet place for camping, fishing and boating.
Safaris & Game Viewing
There are a number of small privately owned game parks in and around Kwekwe. Some of them even have endangered rhinos and big cats.
Kwekwe Sports Facilities; The city has a bowling club and has also hosted international cricket matches. There are a number of football clubs that are based in the city.
Kwekwe Weather is warm for most of the year. The city is cold in winter between June and August. In summer temperatures are usually high in the mid 20s