Kariba Dam is a double curvature concrete arch dam in the Kariba Gorge of the Zambezi river basin on the Zambezi River. The dam is 128m tall and 579m long. A visit to Siavonga would not be complete without a visit to the magnificent Kariba Dam Wall. At the time of construction in the 1950’s, the Kariba Dam was known as one of the engineering wonders of the world. The main attraction is Lake Kariba, one of the World’s largest man-made lakes.