Sebakwe Poort

Sebakwe Poort

 

Sebakwe Poort Park

     Sebakwe

About this site:

This 262 hectare property is situated near Kwekwe. It is essentially an area of natural and unspoiled woodland comprising a large number of species of indigenous trees, including many fine specimens of several different Acacia species.

The Sebakwe River flows through the property and the poort (gorge), is an impressive sight.

The precipitous multi-coloured hued cliffs provide a breeding ground for several bird species such as  Peregrine Falcons, Rock Martins, Red winged Starling, Mocking Cliff-chat, African Black Swifts, Indian Swifts and Black Storks.

SPIRIT OF PLACE STATEMENT FOR SEBAKWE POORT

Come and meander through an area of natural and unspoiled woodland comprising a large number of species of indigenous trees, including many fine specimens of several different Acacia species and watch the Sebakwe River flowing through the Sebakwe Poort (gorge).

   

Watch the birds wheeling and diving along the sheer cliff faces. Listen to the sound of the Sebakwe River flowing through the Sebakwe Poort. Feel the magnificence of the poort and immerse yourself in the impressive sight.

Directions to Sebakwe Poort Park:

From the main Harare to Bulawayo Road on the Harare side of Kwe Kwe, at about the 205 km peg, turn right (north) onto the Gokwe Road and proceed for about 10 km.

GPS Reading

18° 50′ 00″ S

29° 43′ 00″ E

 

Operating Hours:

Sebakwe Poort is open to the public every day.

Annual Report Sebakwe Poort: 2106

Unfortunately, mainly due to its remoteness, once again no progress has been made on this site as to how it could be best utilised to achieve the medium to long term sustainability of this property. A dedicated NTZ committee, local to the site, needs to be established to find the solution.

Annual Report Sebakwe Poort: 2105

Unfortunately, due to the lack of funding on progress has been made on this natural site in the last few years. A new Committee needs to be formed in order to drive this proejct forward and to assess its future and sustinability. Contact has been made with local residents in this regard.

  • Sebakwe Poort – Spirit of Place Statement Meander through an area of natural and unspoiled woodland comprising a large number of species of indigenous trees, including many fine specimens of several different Acacia species and watch the Sebakwe River flowing through the Sebakwe Poort (gorge): it is an impressive sight.

 

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