Zimbabwe is a landlocked country in southern Africa known for its spectacular scenery and diverse wildlife, much of which is found in parks and reserves areas. On the Zambezi River, Victoria Falls rises 108m in the narrow Batoka Gorge, where you can go whitewater-rafting and bungee jumping. Downstream, the Matusadona and Mana Pools national parks are home to hippos, rhinos and birds. Hwange National Park with an area of 14,651 km² is the largest national park in the country and one of the largest parks in Africa. Renowned for the diversity of its fauna, it shelters nine of the ten species of protected animals of the country such as the black rhinoceros and the elephant. It is one of the most important natural sanctuaries for wildlife in southern Africa.