- Victoria Falls River Lodge is a luxury private game lodge set in Zimbabwe’s Zambezi National Park, just minutes from the magnificent Victoria Falls. It is close enough to see and hear ‘the smoke that thunders’ from your private viewing deck.
- The first private game lodge set in the Zambezi National Park. 13 x Luxury Tented Suites are situated on the banks of the Zambezi River. 6 x Exclusive Island Treehouse Suites nestle among the treetops of the private Kandahar Island – offering guests the ultimate in secluded luxury. Situated right inside the Zambezi National Park for exceptional game viewing opportunites.
- Exceptional wildlife viewing, warm and personalized service, luxurious accommodations, a wide variety of onsite leisure and recreational activity options and a host of world class facilities and amenities makes this uniquely located lodge the ideal place to explore Victoria Falls, as it combines the safari experience with one of the seven natural wonders of the world.
- Nestled amongst the trees on the peaceful banks of the legendary Zambezi River, Victoria Falls River Lodge Luxury Tented Suites are perfectly located to offer guests easy access to a vast array of adventure and adrenaline activities. After a day full of excitement, guests can relax, refresh and recharge in the riverside bar, indulge in a sublime Spa treatment, take a stroll around the lodge or unwind alongside the pool with a favourite book.
- Take a cruise up the Zambezi whilst sipping a sundowner as you watch the animals come to the waters edge to drink at the end of the day.
- A bird watchers paradise; sit on your private deck and admire the birds as they fly past.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
- Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
- Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
- Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
- Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
- Complimentary private airport transfers.
- Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
- Early check-in and late check-out.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.
A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.
Join your Guide and head out in a game-viewer to explore the 150,000 acres that make up the Zambezi National Park. Whether the opting to be the first to catch the ‘bush telegraphs’ early broadcast of the previous night’s events – or preferring to take a leisurely break, from an afternoon of game spotting, to enjoy the phenomenal sunset with sun-downers – a Victoria Falls River Lodge’s safari experience promises to be memorable.
A relaxing voyage on one of the Victoria Falls River Lodge luxury river cruisers is arguably one of the best ways on earth to soak in the magnificence of the iconic Zambezi River and its surrounds. Watch as the world awakes and the sun’s first rays skip and dance across the shimmering surface of the mighty Zambezi – a truly revitalising way to start any day!
There is not much that can compare to the heady fragrance of drenched earth and sun-kissed Rainforest foliage, the intense power of the wall of water – its deafening rumble coursing through your veins – or letting the cooling and constant spray of “the Smoke that Thunders” saturate the senses. Join your passionate and knowledgeable Victoria Falls River Lodge Guide on a truly unforgettable tour of Victoria Falls and experience this Natural Wonder of the Word first hand.
Victoria Falls River Lodge and the Zambezi National Park are a bird watcher’s paradise. In a comparatively small area around Victoria Falls, birding enthusiasts will be able to view a great diversity of birds within rain forest, riverine, gorge and savannah habitats.
We have partnered with the best local tour operators to offer our guests the best adventure activities.
Experience the wonder of the African bush on foot and, when accompanied by an expert Guide, enjoy the thrilling opportunity to an up close and personal introduction to some of the Zambezi National Park’s resident wildlife.
The Upper Zambezi is home to a wide variety of fish species and Victoria Falls River Lodge offers half-day guided fishing trips leaving directly from the Lodge. Tiger fishing is a highlight and a unique experience on this iconic river.
A canoe safari on the Upper Zambezi is arguably one of the best ways to explore this mighty river. Touted one of the finest canoeing destinations, the Zambezi River – and surrounding areas – offer visitors the opportunity to view a large a variety of game and bird life.
Victoria Falls River Lodge is a luxury private game lodge set in Zimbabwe’s Zambezi National Park, just minutes from the magnificent Victoria Falls. It is close enough to see and hear ‘the smoke that thunders’ from your private viewing deck. Within easy reach of Victoria Falls Town, yet hidden away inside the park, Victoria Falls River Lodge is a great base from which to explore and experience both the adrenaline fuelled adventures offered around the falls, as well as a range of safari focused activities. The Victoria Falls River Lodge occupies a wide stretch of Zambezi riverbank, minutes upstream from the falls. This area attracts wildlife throughout the year.
Herds of elephant regularly make their way past camp, headed for the river to drink and play. Pods of hippos noisily make their presence felt along the shallower pools out of the main current. The national park itself is home to a fantastic array of wildlife as the animals are drawn to the constant source of water and the lush vegetation growing alongside it. Kudu, impala, hippo, buffalo and crocodile are all commonly spotted from camp. The food is delicious with a fresh menu that gives you variety of different dishes to choose from. Victoria Falls River Lodge is perfect for those looking to enjoy the falls but still have a traditional safari lodge experience and offers easy access to a vast array of adventure and adrenaline activities. After a day full of excitement, guests can relax, refresh and recharge in the riverside bar, indulge in a sublime Spa treatment, take a stroll around the lodge or unwind alongside the pool with a favourite book.
Victoria Falls River Lodge Luxury Tented Suites’ spacious, open plan design offers cool sanctuary from the African sun. Positioned meters from the river’s edge, guests are invited to relax and unwind with panoramic views over the Zambezi River – interrupted only by the occasional elephant strolling by or wallowing hippo; to the melodious sounds of birdsong and the gentle munching of ‘resident’ warthogs as they keep the lawns neatly trimmed. The Lodge offers guests a choice of sophisticated accommodation options. Each Luxury Tented Suite and Island Treehouse Suite is tastefully decorated and bursting with world class conveniences, such as: extra-length, king-size bed, comfortable sitting area, en-suite bathroom with freestanding bath and shower facilities, air-conditioning and private viewing deck with plunge pool. Luxury Family Tents have an adjoining tented room. This allows children, sharing with their families, to sleep comfortably.
With its choice of luxury accommodation options, Victoria Falls River Lodge caters to a wide range of preferences and is the ideally located to enable guests to participate in a significant variety of leisure and recreational activities (both on and off site) or simply sit back and unwind whilst enjoying the surrounding scenery. 13 x Luxury Tented Suites and of Victoria Falls River Lodge are situated on the banks of the Zambezi River. 6 x Exclusive Island Treehouse Suites nestle among the treetops of the private Kandahar Island – offering guests the ultimate in secluded luxury. Situated right inside the Zambezi National Park for exceptional game viewing opportunites.
Accommodating a maximum of two adults, these 8 luxurious 110 square meter thatched tents are fully air-conditioned. Constructed of canvas, glass and wood – each extends out onto a private deck with its own plunge pool and boasts uninterrupted panoramas of the Zambezi River and natural bush. Boasting a larger than king size bed, comfortable sitting area, open plan bathroom with freestanding bathtub and both indoor and outdoor showers. Twin bedded sleeping configurations are also possible.
Luxury Family Tent
In addition to the host of amenities available in the Luxury Tent, these five, 119 square meter Luxury Family Tents at Victoria Falls River Lodge offer guests travelling as a family an adjoining tented room. Comprising of either one single (¾ sized) bed and one bunk bed, or twin ¾ sized beds, where up to three sharing children younger than 17 years old can sleep comfortably; the adjoining children’s alcove allows parents a bit more privacy whilst still keeping their children in close proximity. The expansive en-suite bathrooms – with twin vanities, private toilet, indoor and outdoor showers and private and freestanding bathtub – are open plan and shared. A curtain may be drawn between the bathroom and main living area thereby offering additional privacy as and when required.
A fresh and contemporary interpretation of the classic safari lodge – Victoria Falls River Lodge’s Island Treehouse Suites combine an almost tropical island feel with an immersive bush getaway. Personal butler services, incredible bird and wildlife viewing, fine dining and a significant variety of recreation opportunities (both on and off site) assure a truly unforgettable experience. Sheltered within the cool green recesses of the private Kandahar Island’s leafy canopy, 5 exquisite open-plan Island Treehouse Suites are perfectly positioned to maximise spectacular views of the mighty Zambezi and surrounds.
Accommodating a maximum of 2 guests, 16 years and older, each Island Treehouse Suite features a California King sized bed, private deck with plunge pool, en-suite bathroom with freestanding tub and rain shower, a host of luxury amenities and is connected to voluminous lounge, dining and sunset bar areas via raised walkways.
In addition to the wealth of luxury amenities offered in the Island Treehouses, the two 100 square meter double-storey Starbed Treehousea appear suspended above the iconic Zambezi River. The also boasts a spacious sitting area, en-suite bathroom with twin vanities and twin rain-showers and a private rooftop sitting area, with its signature Starbed. Absolutely perfect for Honeymooners – or anyone wishing to reconnect with Nature and / or self.
Gourmet dining – spiced with a variety of freshly prepared local traditional dishes – caters to all tastes. The main lodge is a large, open plan area, set back from the river, an excellent location from which to relax with an evening drink and watch animals graze along the bank. Follow the deck out to the pontoons and you’ll find a comfortable viewing platform, built above the river itself.
The spacious, open-plan design of the lodge’s lounge and dining areas offer cool sanctuary from the African sun. Positioned meters from the river’s edge, guests are invited to relax and unwind with panoramic views over the Zambezi – interrupted only by the occasional elephant strolling by, or wallowing hippo; to the melodious sounds of birdsong and the gentle munching of ‘resident’ warthogs as the keep the laws neatly trimmed.
Private dining & Bush Picnics
Enjoy scrumptious breakfasts, lazy lunches, sublime sundowners, moonlit dinners or after-dinner drinks – set against the spectacular, ever changing Zimbabwean skies, overlooking the mighty Zambezi River. A gourmet reverie interrupted by the occasional glimpse of the local wildlife and water birds only.
Sunset Bar - Island Treehouse Suites
Riverside Bar - Luxury Tented Suites
With its uninterrupted panoramas of the mighty Zambezi, the riverside Bar is a popular alternative dining area and the perfect spot for guests to sip on a sundowner after a long and satisfying day.
Nestled amongst the trees on the peaceful banks of the legendary Zambezi River, Victoria Falls River Lodge Luxury Tented Suites are perfectly located to offer guests easy access to a vast array of adventure and adrenaline activities. After a day full of excitement, guests can relax, refresh and recharge in the riverside bar, indulge in a sublime Spa treatment, take a stroll around the lodge or unwind alongside the pool with a favourite book.
Rim-flow infinity swimming pool.
Victoria Falls River Lodge’s Toa Spa is set upon a raised deck and boasts spectacular river views. Utilizing the world-renowned, all-natural Africology range, the body is treated in biological harmony whilst guests enjoy an authentically African experience. Africology is the leading natural, eco-friendly and holistic Spa and Skincare Company in Africa, and its success spans across international borders reaching as far as the USA, Europe and Britain. Therapeutic in its approach, Africology only uses all-natural ingredients that are bio-identical to the body’s physiology; effectively enhancing the integrity of your skin whilst simultaneously preventing premature aging.