Boma Restaurant – Fact Sheet

19May

Boma Restaurant : Fact Sheet

Boma Restaurant Table Layout

Location

The Boma Restaurant in Victoria Falls provides a unique cultural experience that bombards the senses with the tastes, sights, sounds and smells of Africa – together with the warmth and hospitality of Zimbabwe and its people. It is open for dinner 365 days of the year.

Adjacent to the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge complex. The Boma nestles in a “gusu” forest and is partly open to the spectacular African night skies.

Guests staying at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge enjoy a courtesy shuttle to/from The Boma whilst those from other hotels may be transported for a nominal charge.

Dinner is served daily from 19:00 to 22:00 – book in advance and get there on time!

The Boma is adjacent to the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge complex and transport to and from the restaurant is provided from all hotels in Victoria Falls at a reasonable rate

The decor places an emphasis on traditional Ndebele colours and style, while subtle lighting enhances natural trees, rocks and grasses

Reservations and Seating Capacity

Advance reservations are necessary and we advise that you book for The Boma when booking your Victoria Falls itinerary. The restaurant seats 300 in the dry season (April to October) and 230 in the rainy season (November to March). Exclusive use of The Boma can be arranged, based on a minimum of 230 guests.

The Menu

Specialising in a superb selection of traditional Zimbabwean dishes, The Boma offers a four-course meal combining a mouth watering choice of starters from the kitchen, soup from the campfire and a substantial barbeque buffet served on cast iron plates. We offer a wide variety of salads from our salad bar, and to follow, a choice of delicious desserts. Everyone’s tastes are catered for, and whilst the adventurous are enticed with local delicacies such as Mopani worms and game stews, those wishing to enjoy beef, pork, fish and chicken or a variety of vegetarian meals are welcome to do so. The Boma is renowned for its warthog fillet.

Sample Menu

Don’t forget to collect a stamp for all your experiences

Swallowed Mopani Worm

I had my Future read by the Sangoma

I Played the djembedrum

I had my tribal Face painted

From the buffet and campfire we have ……………..

Starters

home smoked baby crocodile tail

a rough Impala knuckle terrine

Peppered Bream Zambezi river bream fillet with rough black peppercorns

Smoked Guinea Fowl

home smoked guinea fowl

goat’s cheese and mushrooms in a pastry case

garden vegetable, cheese and garlic bake

Salad selection with a variety of breads, dressings and traditional accompaniments

Chef’s freshly made soup of the day

From the Braai Cook House & Campfire

a selection of grilled game meats including our famous Warthog ‘pumba’ steak, Beef, Pork and marinated Chicken, and our spit Roast of the day

try one of our ‘Potjies: Traditional ‘Umzingeli’ Hunters’ Stews

Fish: Zambezi Bream and Kapenta (whitebait)

Peanut Butter Rice, Sadza – thick maize meal served as a starch, Potato wedges, home baked Garlic and Herb Bread and a variety of Sauces

a choice of freshly prepared Vegetarian Dishes

including Vegetable Stir-fry, Chef’s Daily Pasta Dish and Bush Vegetables

your choice of Desserts from the buffet

Entertainment

The Boma is open for dinner from 19h00.

We highly recommend that you are seated by 19h15 for an evening filled with entertainment. Guests are welcomed with a traditional greeting in the local languages, Shona and Ndebele.

The guests are then dressed in ‘chitenges’ (traditional robes) and prepared to enter the main enclosure.

They are invited to take part in a hand washing ceremony before sampling traditional beer and snacks, as a prelude to dinner.

A feast of nightly entertainment incorporates Amakwezi traditional dancers, a local story teller and a witchdoctor.

After dinner, guests are invited to join in the drumming extravaganza from 21h00. This is the highlight of the evening and all are invited to participate in the drumming and dancing show with our renowned drummers – Amazulu.

Dress

Dress casually in light clothing in the summer months from September to April and warm clothing during the winter months from May to August.

The Boma Shop

An on-site shop sells some of the frequently requested accessories such as The Boma cruet sets, potjies, polo shirts and caps.

In addition, tapes of our traditional entertainment are a favourite memento

Classic Zimbabwe Safari

6May

14 days / 13 nights visitingVic-Falls, Hwange, Matopos, Great Zimbabwe, Mana Pools, Matusadona, Harare

Classic Zimbabwe Safari map
route map Classic Zimbabwe Safari

Visit some of the best of Zimbabwe, from Victoria Falls to four National Parks.

Find wisdom in ancient traditions, enjoy bush walks and game drives whilst being indulged in the romance of Africa’s wild ways and wide open spaces.

Zambezi National Park
elephants in Zambezi National Park

Itinerary Zimbabwe Explorer

bunjee jumpers on Vic Falls bridge
The Victoria Falls bridge

Duration 14 Days | 13 Nights

Start Location: Victoria Falls International Airport, Zimbabwe

End Location: Harare International Airport, Zimbabwe

Pax: 4 – 6 guests

Departure Day: Selected Sundays see below

Accommodation: game lodges, campsites, hotels

Vehicle: 4 wd safari vehicles, light aircraft, minibus

Baggage Allowed: Soft sided duffel bag – 20 kg max inclusive

Language: English Other language guides available on request if booked on a private basis

Driver / Tour Guide: Services of registered driver guide throughout tour

Included: Meals: 13 Breakfasts; 9 Lunches; 11 Dinners
Drinks: selected local brand drinks
Meet & Greet: Victoria Falls airport
Transfers: scheduled road and air transfers
Activities: Victoria Falls Sundowner Cruise; Guided Tour of the Falls; game drives; Matopos bushman rock paintings; Rhodes grave site; Great Zimbabwe Ruins; water based activities; nature walks, bird watching

Park Entrance and Camping Fees: Hwange National Park; Matopos National Park; Mana Pools National Park, Matusadona National Park

Excluded: international and regional scheduled flights and visas
Travel, medical and personal accident insurance
Gratuities and items of personal nature
Excursions not detailed in the itinerary
Private charters/transfers or specialised guides
Premium brand drinks
porterage

Day 1 | Sunday | Victoria Falls airport to Victoria Falls town

On arrival at the airport, you will be collected for your transfer to the hotel. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure before the sundowner cruise on the Zambezi River.

Dinner at the hotel (included)

Accommodation in standard hotel room.Ilala Lodge at Victoria Falls or similar – dinner, B&B

Days 2 – 4 Hwange National Park

After breakfast, your guide will collect you for a guided tour of the world famous Victoria Falls.
Depart on a 3 hour journey by road through rural Zimbabwe passing Ndebele villages to your luxury mobile tented camp in Hwange National Park.

Accommodation is in fully furnished East African safari tents with en suite bathrooms (flush toilets and hot water bucket showers).
Hwange is a Big 5 wildlife sanctuary and famous for large concentrations of elephants and diverse wildlife and bird species.

Mobile tented safaris will definitely get you up close and personal with the wildlife of Africa without compromise to you comfort and safety.
Guests have full flexibility to do as much or as little game driving, walking and relaxing in camp as they wish.
The camp facilities are exclusive to the guests and along with a private game drive vehicle, guests can benefit from the focused attention of a private guide and dedicated camp staff that will be hosting you on your safari.

On safari you can look forward to bush walks and animal tracking, game drives, sundowners at waterholes, traditional dancing, visiting the Wild Dog centre or Mtoa Ruins as well as special activities to teach you about Zimbabwe and African culture.

Accommodation :Tented Camp in Hwange – dinner, lunch, bed and breakfast

Hwange National Park
buffalo herd Hwange

Days 5 & 6 Matobo National Park
Enjoy your last morning in the wild of Hwange. After a hearty breakfast you will drive through Hwange to Matobo National Park (approx. 3.5 hours)
A scenic paradise, Matopos is famous for its dramatic rock formations and granite whalebacks. On arrival your guide will escort you to the camp situated close to the Maleme Dam inside the National Park.

You will enjoy your time exploring on foot on on a game drive, visiting the famous rock formations of Matobo Hills – a UNESCO World Heritage Site climbing to World’s View to the gravesite of Cecil John Rhodes and learning about Khoisan rock art and the history of Zimbabwe. Time permitting, you can also choose to see a local cultural village and participate in White rhino tracking.

Accommodation : Tented camp in Matopos – dinner, lunch and breakfast

Matopos National Park Zimbabwe
the boulder strewn landscape of the Matopos

Day 7 Masvingo

After an early morning activity and breakfast at your Matopos camp we drive through Bulawayo town en route to Masvingo to see the Ancient City – Great Zimbabwe.

On arrival at the hotel, check in and freshen up. Your hotel is a picturesque property in the foothills of Great Zimbabwe with magnificent views of Lake Muturikwi.

After lunch (own account) you visit the Great Zimbabwe Monument to explore the secrets of the ancient ruins.
The Great Zimbabwe Ruins is a UNESCO world heritage site and one of the most important archaeological sites in Africa, giving testimony to the lost civilisation of the Shona tribe.

Return to your hotel in the late afternoon and enjoy dinner (own account)
Accommodation : Norma Jeans Lakeview Resort or similar – breakfast including listed activities

the lost civislisation of the Shona
Great Zimbabwe Ruins

Day 8 Harare
After breakfast depart for Harare, the capital city of Zimbabwe. Time permitting we will tour the art gallery or national archives on the day of arrival.
Meals for your own account will be lunch and dinner which is served at the lodge.
Accommodation : Armadale Lodge or similar – breakfast

Days 9 – 11 Mana Pools National Park

After an early breakfast you will depart for your scheduled transfer by light aircraft to your luxury mobile camp in Mana Pools National Park.
Enjoy two and half days exploring this pristine wilderness on foot and in the specially adapted game drive vehicles
Mana Pools National Park is synonymous with the Zambezi river, the elephant, lions and unspoiled wilderness. This unique park is a world heritage site, renowned for its wide range of wildlife which includes over 350 bird species and aquatic wildlife.

The name “Mana” means four in the local Shona language – referring to the 4 large pools inland from the Zambezi river. These pools are the remnant ox bow lakes that the Zambezi river carved out thousands of years ago as it changed its course northwards.

Hippopotamus, crocodiles and a wide variety of aquatic birds are associated with the pools along with large herds of elephant.

Accommodation : dome/A frame style tents – lunch, dinner and breakfast

Days 12 & 13 Matusadona National Park

After breakfast your guide will take you on your final game drive as you head out of Mana Pools National Park to the airstrip. You will be transferred by light aircraft to the Rokari airstrip in Matusadona National Park.

Here you will be met by your guide from Rhino Island safari camp.
Proceed by boat across the estuary to Rhino Island Safari Camp where you will spend the last 2 nights of your safari.
Rhino Island, a rustic but comfortable safari camp with thatched chalets built on stilts is situated on the shoreline of lake Kariba and on the edge of Matusadona National Park. Guests can look forward to rhino tracking, game drives and bush walks. Boating and fishing can be arranged on request.

Accommodation : Rhino Island Safari Camp or similar – lunch, dinner and breakfast

Day 14
After breakfast your guide will escort you across the estuary to Rokari airstrip.

You will be transferred by light aircraft to Harare International airport in time to check in for your onward arrangements.

Lady J Data Sheet

3May

Lady J Data Sheet

Lady J at sunset
sunset approaches

Lady J Specifications

• Minimum 4 and maximum 10 guests

• Twin Volvo Penta turbo inter-cooled main engines with a 17Kva silent run generator.

On Board Equipment:

• She is fitted with Garmin GPS navigational equipment as well as depth finders.

• The galley is equipped with microwave oven, deep freeze and fridge.

• There are two chest deep freezers and a triple bar fridge on the upper deck.

• The saloon has two ice makers and a bar fridge.

• Spacious upper deck with bar area, sunbathing deck and dining area

• The saloon is fully air conditioned. It has a DVD home theatre, colour TV, video and a CD player. A selection of natural history books, novels, videos, CD’s, DVD’s, board games, cards etc. are available

• Jacuzzi

Accommodation
• 2 Double Cabins en suite (shower, toilet and hand basin) – Air Conditioned
• 1 Bunk Cabin Twin bunk beds Pullman style (2 Beds)
• 1 Bunk Cabin with 2 sets of Bunk Beds Pullman style (4 beds)
• Separate Bathroom (Shower, toilet and hand basin)
• Limited mattresses and mosquito nets for those who wish to sleep on the top deck.

Tender Boats:
Includes an 18 ft tender with 90hp Yamaha engine for Game Viewing, Fishing and Sunset Cruises. Can carry 10 pax.
An additional tender – 18 ft speed boat with 90 hp Yamaha & awning – can be arranged (at an extra cost)

CREW: The Lady J’s crew being a captain deckhand & chef. The crew have their own crew quarters with ablution block

THE VESSEL IS CAPTAIN DRIVE ONLY. Your own boat may be towed behind “Lady Jacqueline” – entirely at your own risk provided a maximum of two tender boats are towed at any one time.

FISHERMAN: If you are a keen fisherman, bring your own rods, tackle and bait. Kapenta, bait for tiger, can be organized for you from an outlet in Binga.

Limited fishing tackle is available for hire from the crew.

ADDITIONAL TENDER BOATS: can be arranged

THERE IS AN H2O WATER PURIFICATION SYSTEM on the vessel and it delivers “okay” water. It is still recommended that bottled water be used for drinking purposes and this can be purchased on board, strictly subject to availability.

LAKE USAGE FEE: These levies are not included in your prepaid charter fees and are additional charges for your account. The levies will be payable by you to the National Parks official that may intercept the cruiser on exiting the Harbour.

PARKING:Self drive clients can park the vehicles at Msumu Lodge at their own risk

Bayete Guest House

1May

A beautiful guest house. Very relaxing and laid back. Friendly efficient staff.

Room Types

HoneyMoon Suite – Room 21
A spacious elegant room with the bath room romantically placed in an open plan manner. The shower and toilet are hidden off the bathroom

Honeymoon Suite at Bayete
Honeymoon Suite
Bayete accommodation
modern contemporary fittings and furnishings
the honeymoon suite Bayete
Victorian bath in Bayete

Deluxe Room 5

Twin 3/4 beds with wooden Frames for the Mosquito nets. This spacious room only has a shower.

each room uniquely furnished
standard room at Bayete
Vic Falls accommodation
Bayete standard room


Family Cottage – Room 10
A free Standing thatched cottage that sleeps a family of people. A Double bed and 3 single beds all with Mosquito Nets. There is only a shower & toilet in this bath room

Bayete Lodge
tropical gardens
Vic Falls lodge
Bayete family room
Bayete family room accommodation
Family room

Triple Sleeper Deluxe Room 11
3 Single Beds all with Mosquito family for either a small family or a trio travelling together. There is only a shower, toilet and basin in this room.

Bayete lodge
ens u ite facilities

An Artist’s playground … This triple sleeper has a double bed and a single bed all with Mosquito nets with an ensuite bathroom which has a bath, toilet and shower.

Bayete Victoria Falls
double bed accommodation

Deluxe Room 17

A Twin Single bedded Deluxe room with ensuite Bathroom which has a bath, shower and toilet

Bayete
each room tastefully decorated
Bayete Vic Falls
contemporary en suite facilities

Suites

Executive Suite – Room 6

A spacious twin bedded room with Mosquito nets and an open plan screened large bathroom. There is an elegant Victorian Ball and Claw bath. There is a shower basin and toilet in the bathroom. This room has an interleading door with Executive Suite Room 7

Bayete suite
Suite Accommodaton
Bayete bathroom
quirky and modern

Executive Suite – Room 7

An inverse Replica of Room 6 – This room has an interleading door with room 6 so can be used for Families of 4

Bayete suite room layout
Suite accommodation

Executive Suite – Room 9

The last room in the new Executive Wing – Twin bedded with Mosquito and an open plan screened spacious bathroom. There is a Victorian ball and claw bath as well as shower, toilet and basin. This room has an interleading door with Executive Suite Room 8 – Great for a Family of 4

Zambezi Sands River Camp

1May

Zambezi Sands River Camp – Victoria falls

16-bed tented lodge situated on the banks of the Zambezi river.
Within the western part of the Zambezi National Park, upstream from Victoria Falls.

“This place is sooooooooo beautiful and the activities were so nice. I loved the rafting”

tents overlook the Zambezi river
Bedouin style accommodation

Eight double or twin luxury tents have been built into the bush on raised wooden platforms at the water’s edge. Each has its own private splash pool .

pool deck looking out onto the Zambezi river
private and exclusive

8 Twin bedded or double bedded suites and 1x four-bed family suite

twin room interior view
luxury accommodation

The centrally-located main camp consists of a dining room, lounge and bar, with a shaded outdoor deck for alfresco dining experiences looking out over the river.

outdoor dining area
lounge and dining areas

Zambezi Sands offers a wonderful combination of wildlife and river-based activities, whilst being conveniently close to the attractions of Victoria Falls itself.

Zambezi river cruise
sunset cruise Zambezi river

On offer are game drives, game walks, canoeing and fishing, as well as tours of the Victoria Falls, shopping trips, a sunset cruise among the islands and a village visit and school tour. OtherVictoria Falls activitiescan be arranged on request.

bush walk with armed guides
bush walk

Transfers from Victoria Falls are by vehicle (1.5 hours along the Zambezi River, or 45 mins through the forest).

Imvelo Safari Lodges play a huge role in support of the local communities in the area

Including:
• Employing local staff

• Supporting local Primary and Secondary Schools and Clinics

• Assisting with drilling wells for clean water supplies

• Providing dental health care in the communities adjacent to Hwange National Park and Victoria Falls through an annual mobile Dental Safari,

• Distributing maize-seed and providing feeding programmes in times of drought.

• All this has a tremendous conservation spin off to the area and wildlife as there is a direct linkage between the tourism benefits to local communities and wildlife conservation.

Victoria Falls Safari Suites

1May

Victoria Falls Safari Suites

Ideal for families and small close–knit groups

Located adjacent to the exclusive Victoria Falls Safari Club are 6 modern Safari Suites, adding a variety of rooms to the flagship Victoria Falls Safari Lodge

The two and three-bedroom sunset-facing Safari Suites are set in a natural bush environment on the edge of Zambezi National Park and just 4km from Victoria Falls.

Safari suite view
exterior view of suites

The six split-level Safari Suites feature a spacious lounge which opens onto a patio overlooking a small waterhole that attracts bushbuck, warthog and a rich variety of birdlife, and are within walking distance from the restaurants, activities and facilities of Victoria Falls Safari Lodge.

Safari suites double bedroom
luxury accommodation Vic Falls Safari Suites

Each Safari Suite has a lounge with floor-to-ceiling sliding doors opening onto a patio furnished with a table, chairs and a garden umbrella.

All bedrooms are en-suite and equipped with two three-quarter beds that can be converted to king size beds.

A sofa bed in the TV lounge can accommodate an extra person (recommended for a child 12 years and under).

Safari Suites bedroom
interior view

Each Safari Suite has:

  • 46-inch LCD TV screen with satellite TV in the lounge
  • Courtesy counter with minibar refrigerator, tea and coffee making facilities including a Nespresso machine
  • iPod docking station (NB: iPod not supplied)
  • A separate adjoining TV lounge with 22-inch LCD monitor for connection to Xbox, Nintendo, Wii, PS3 and an iPod docking station (NB: Xbox, Nintendo, Wii, PS3 not supplied)
spacious lounge
lounge at Victoria Falls Safari Suites
  • Air-conditioning and ceiling fans
  • Mosquito nets
  • Hairdryers
  • Telephones in the main lounge and in the Master Gallery Bedroom
  • Digital safes
  • A complimentary range of customised toiletries, including insect repellent and sunscreen lotion
  • Personalised check-in at your Safari Suite and concierge service is provided by the Safari Host or Hostess
  • Breakfast is served in the MaKuwa-Kuwa Restaurant located at the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, with the option of a continental basket delivered to your Safari Suite (by prior arrangement)
  • 24-hour reception service (at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge)
  • Complimentary hourly shuttle bus service to the town centre, craft markets and the Victoria Falls Rainforest
  • Complimentary evening transfers to The Boma – Dinner & Drum Show
  • Ample, secure and open parking space
  • Credit cards accepted – Visa, American Express and MasterCard
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Babysitting service available (advance notice required)
terrace dining
views down to the waterhole

Additional facilities available at the Vic Falls Safari Lodge for Safari Suites’ guests:

  • Activities desk
  • Souvenir shop
  • Private shower facilities for guests arriving early and checking out late
  • Swimming pool with sun deck and loungers

Onsite activities such as nature trails, a bird hide, Vulture Culture Experience and guided Siduli Hide sits are also available to guests staying at the Safari Suites.

hide lookout
lookout at the waterhole

All rates for Victoria Falls Safari Suites include:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast daily
  • Private check-in
  • Private Host service
  • Complimentary golf cart shuttle on property
  • Complimentary tea and coffee making facilities including a Nespresso machine
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary shuttle service to the town centre, craft markets and the Victoria Falls town Rainforest
  • Complimentary minibar stocked with wine, beer, soft drinks and water
  • 2% Government Levy and 15% VAT

The two bedroomSafari Suite accommodates a maximum of 5 people. The fifth person is accommodated on a sofa bed in the TV lounge (recommended for a child 12 years and under)

The three bedroomSafari Suite accommodates a maximum of 7 people. The seventh person is accommodated on a sofa bed in the TV lounge (recommended for a child 12 years and under)

Victoria Falls Safari Lodge Club

1May

Victoria Falls Safari lodge Club

The Club comprises 16 Club Rooms & 4 Club Suites.

The luxurious rooms have uninterrupted views of the unspoilt bushveld, spectacular sunsets, and the waterhole.

Victoria falls safari lodge waterhole
the waterhole at sunset

All beds are three-quarter beds, that can be converted into king beds.

Vic Falls Safari Lodge
elegant rooms

There are 2 sets of interleading Club Rooms and 2 sets of Chub Suites interleading into Club Rooms.

Victoria Falls Safari Lodges
Victoria Falls Safari Lodges

Room facilities include fully stocked complimentary mini bars, digital safes large enough to hold laptop computers, international multi sockets, beverage station including espresso machine, LED lighting, gauze screens and sliding glass doors onto the balcony, complimentary WiFi and air-conditioning.

Vic falls Safari Lodge
butler station and mini bar

The Suites offer the same as the Club Rooms but include a spacious adjacent sitting room.

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The Safari Club has its own Club Lounge with separate welcome zone, butler service, seamless delivery, complimentary afternoon tea and pastries served 15h30 to 16h30, complimentary sundowners and snacks served from 17h00 to 18h00,

lets safari
at your service

complimentary shuttle service to the Victoria Falls and places of interest in Victoria Falls and the Boma Restaurant, light meals are available 11h00 to 14h30 (own cost) & bar service from 11h00 to late (own cost).

Victoria Falls Safari Lodge
variety of dining areas

All Safari Club Residents have access to all existing facilities at the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge resort but no other resort residents have access to the Club wing ensuring total exclusivity.

Includes:
Daily breakfast served in the Club Lounge
Private Check-in and orientation
Private butler service
Afternoon tea and pastries served at 15:30 – 16:30
Sundowner cocktails and canapes at 17:30 – 18:30
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Complimentary shuttle service to Victoria Falls town
Complimentary beverage station including a mini bar stocked with beer, wine, soft drinks, Bottled water and a Nespresso Machine
Complimentary Laundry
2% Government Tourism Levy and 15% VAT on accommodation as currently legislated

Victoria Falls Hotel

1May

popularly known as “the grand old lady of the Falls”

The Edwardian-style five-star hotel, built in 1904, combines the charm of the old with the convenience of the new. Set in lush tropical gardens with lily ponds, palm trees and semi-tropical shrubs, it provides the tranquillity and seclusion that many guests seek.

traditional High Tea at Victoria Falls Hotel
view from the hotel terrace to the Victoria Falls bridge

The famous Victoria Falls are just a ten-minute walk away using the hotel’s private pathway, and “the smoke that thunders” or “Mosi-O-Tunya” in the local dialect, is clearly audible and visible from this luxurious landmark.

dining and entertainment Jungle Junction
evening dining at the popular Jungle Junction

World-class service, and food and beverage choice and preparation second to none, make the hotel a magnet for international visitors and locals alike. The opulent Livingstone Room for fine dining and dancing, the Jungle Junction with its famous breakfast and dinner buffets and ethnic entertainment in the evenings, offer variety and wide choice.

Vic Falls Hotel Jungle Junction restaurant
makishi traditionial dancers Jungle Junction

Stanley’s Terrace, with its clear view of the Victoria Falls Bridge, connecting Zimbabwe and Zambia, is renowned for its cocktails and afternoon teas. The Terrace has been a rendezvous for adventurers in Africa for over a century.

terrace view of the Vic Falls hotel
Stanley’s Terrace Victoria Falls Hotel

The ambience of the hotel is steeped in that history with all suites decorated in the gracious Edwardian style of Zimbabwe’s colonial era. Small executive meetings and private dining facilities are easily arranged for those who wish to combine a little business with a lot of pleasure, and all in a secluded and discreet environment.

Victoria Falls Hotel swimming pool
pool area and sun loungers

A large swimming pool, two tennis courts, a library, reading rooms and chapel are part of the complex. Golfers can enjoy 18 holes on the championship course of the nearby sister hotel, Elephant Hills Resort.

But it is the Victoria Falls Hotel that remains the major attraction for visitors. Waking up to the sound of “the smoke that thunders”, seeing the sun rise beneath the mist of one of the seven natural wonders of the world and the lunar rainbow at night, all the while soaking up the history and ambience of a bygone era, is more than unforgettable – it is unique.

Accommodation

Standard Room – graced with traditional colours and fine-wood furnishings that provide an elegant and comfortable finish. The 64 bedrooms are available with single, twin or double beds. All rooms have bathrooms with bath/shower combination and are equipped with tea and coffee making facilities. Some bedrooms are inter-leading and eminently suitable for families.

Victoria Falls Hotel
De Luxe Room Victoria Falls Hotel

Central Deluxe Room

Furnished in traditional Edwardian style with an “Out of Africa” ambiance, the 46 Central Deluxe Rooms are situated in the main section of the hotel and are tastefully furnished with soft fabrics and warm colours in tune with Zimbabwe’s celebrated climate and diverse beauty. The Central deluxe rooms have a spectacular view of the perfectly manicured gardens and some overlooks the Batoka Gorge and the Victoria Falls Bridge. That spans the legendary Zambezi River.

Old world charm at Vic Falls Hotel
The Stables accommodation Victoria Falls Hotel

Stables Signature Wing Room

These 42 deluxe rooms are situated in the stand-alone Stables Signature Wing with a view of the front lawns or lush courtyard. These rooms are furnished in a modern style with a bygone feel. Bathrooms incorporate luxury world-class amenities, Victorian bath tub with large separate walk-in showers and luxury Charlotte Rhys amenities. Ideal for families travelling together.

Spacious and luxury furnishings and fittings
interior view Stables accommodation

Honeymoon Suite

Two Honeymoon Suites are located in the stylish Stables Signature Wing, optimizing privacy and exceptional comfort in a luxurious and well-appointed suite that surpasses expectations. A spacious balcony to socialize and relax. Attractive four-poster beds, turndown gifts, snacks and sparkling wine and other added-value offers make these suites exceptionally welcoming, especially for honeymoon couples.. These suites are extremely desirable for all couples looking forward to be pampered.

Honeymoon suite
Suite accommodation Victoria Falls Hotel

Deluxe Suite

two Deluxe Suites have been refashioned to offer discerning clients modern luxury and elegance, overlooking the lush gardens or stunning Batoka Gorge of the Zambezi River. They have four-poster king-sized bed, chest of drawers, Satellite TV, Mini bar and Private safe.

VF Hotel honeymoon accommodation
tastefully decorated Honeymoon suite

Executive Suite

Our two delightful “Songwe” and “Baines” Executive Suites in the Grand North Hammerhead Central Building are perfect for the business traveller or discerning guests who enjoy a luxurious and spacious environment. Suite guests have full access to all the facilities and amenities of The Victoria Falls Hotel. The suites have a spectacular view of the famous Batoka Gorge, Victoria Falls Bridge that spans the Zambezi River linking Zimbabwe and Zambia, and perfectly manicured gardens. Separate bedrooms and private lounge with opulent bathrooms of distinction.

executive accommodation
The Batoka Suite Victoria Falls Hotel

Batoka Suite

The grand suite in main section of the hotel furnished in traditional Edwardian style with an “Out of Africa” feel. The Suite has a spectacular view of the famous Batoka gorge and the Victoria Falls Bridge that spans Zimbabwe and Zambia. This stylish suite has the country décor and generous space in which to relax or entertain and is tastefully furnished with soft fabrics and warm colours in tune with Zimbabwe’s celebrated climate and diverse beauty.

Royal Suite

Our opulent Royal Suite, in the main section of the hotel, is stylish and modern with country décor and generous space in which to relax or entertain. The suite inter-connects to deluxe rooms with well-appointed bedrooms, lounge, bathroom with shower and bath. The Royal corridor features intriguing historical photographs of the Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) Souvenir Royal Tour from 7-15 April 1947 which encapsulated the opening of Parliament in Harare (Salisbury), Royal Tour of Bulawayo and HRH Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret attending a Girl Guides rally at Hartman Hill, Salisbury (now Harare).

Royal Suite lounge
The Royal Suite lounge at Victoria Falls Hotel

Presidential Suite

All rooms are air conditioned with every modern amenity including digital satellite television and a personal safe. The old fashioned bath tubs of the stable wing turn the bathroom into a haven of relaxation.

Presidential Suite
Presidential Suite Victoria Falls Hotel

Livingstone Room

Enjoy dinner and dancing in the elegant Edwardian Livingstone Room, with classic a la carte and tables d’hote menus. Whilst the Livingstone Room reflects the century old hotel’s style of grandeur and opulence, the dress code has been relaxed for the convenience of the guest. A fine selection of wine and liqueurs are available. Maximum seating capacity of 120 people

Jungle Junction

Dining at the Jungle Junction offers an unforgettable experience with a fusion of African flavours. Entertainment from ethnic groups epitomises the spirit of Africa. Jungle Junction is the ideal venue for incentives groups. The Jungle Junction has a maximum seating capacity of 140 people

Stanley’s Terrace

Stanleys Terrace is a must for light meals throughout the day. Traditional high tea is served every afternoon, with spectacular views of The Victoria Falls Bridge and the Victoria Falls themselves. Stanleys Terrace is the ideal location for sundowners and offers a table d’hôte menu with an a la carte menu on offer after 1100hrs. Stanleys Terrace has a maximum seating capacity of 100 people

Property Facilities

Bar Chapel Conference Centre Mobile Connectivity Pool Restaurant Spa Business Centre Activity Desk Gym Internet Access (Complimentary) Laundry Service (Available) Secure Parking 24-hour Security

Room Facilities

Air Conditioning En-Suite Safe Satellite / Cable Television Shower Mini Bar Tea / Coffee Television Complimentary Wi-Fi Electrical Outlets Hair Dryer Laundry Service (Available) Mosquito Nets Bath Detached Private Bathroom Pure Cotton Linen

Available Services

Credit Card Room Service (24 hours) Airport Shuttle (Available) Babysitting Service

Activities on Site (some activities may be seasonal)

Tennis Court Fine Dining Massages High Tea

ActivitiesNearby

Big 5 Bird Watching Boat Cruises Game Drives Game Viewing Game Walks Golf Historical Tours General Sightseeing Horse Riding Fishing Art Galleries Canoeing Elephant-back Safaris Fine Dining Helicopter Rides Rhino Tracking River Cruises Safaris Scenic Flights Squash Court Tree-top Canopy Tours Walks (Guided) Wildlife Tours Adrenaline Activities Helicopter Scenic Flights

Lokuthula Cheap Victoria Falls

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Lokuthula Cheap Victoria falls

Self Catering or B&B Victoria Falls
Lokuthula 2 & 3 bedroomed lodges at Vic Falls – Zimbabwe

Meaning “place of peace”, the two and three-bedroom self-catering lodges are nestled amidst beautiful gardens, frequented by warthogs, bushbuck and mongooses, and featuring a three-tiered swimming pool and playground. The lodges may also be booked on a bed and breakfast basis. Breakfast daily at MaKuwa-Kuwa Restaurant.

Lokuthula
exterior view Lokuthula lodges

The lodges overlook indigenous bush, allowing guests to enjoy wildlife sightings and a rich variety of birds from their private terrace.

Lokuthula Lodges
friendly buck on the lawns

The lodges offer comfort, flexibility and privacy. They are split-level, fully equipped for self-catering and are serviced daily.

Lokuthula Lodges may be booked on a self-catering or bed and breakfast basis.

Two-bedroom lodges accommodate a maximum of 6 people. The additional two guests are accommodated on sofa beds in the lounge.

Each lodge has a double room and a twin room with a separate shared bathroom. The twin room is upstairs with an open window overlooking the African bush. Downstairs is the kitchen and lounge which opens out to the terrace.The lodge accommodates a maximum of six people.

Lokuthula Victoria Falls
twin room

Three-bedroom lodgesaccommodate a maximum of 8 people. The additional two guests are accommodated on sofa beds in the lounge.

Each lodge has a double room with an en-suite bathroom, and two twin rooms with a separate shared bathroom. One twin room is upstairs with an open window overlooking the African bush. Downstairs is the kitchen and lounge which opens out to the terrace. The lodge accommodates a maximum of eight people.

interior view double bedroom
double room Lokuthula

Each lodge has:

A fully equipped kitchen

kitchen area at Lokuthula
well equipped kitchen

A lounge, terrace and braai (barbeque) area

Lokuthula
lounge and dining areas

Two sofa beds in the lounge, which may be used to accommodate two extra people

Ceiling fans

Digital safes

A telephone

Mosquito nets

Lokuthula self catering
interior plan Lokuthula

In addition, Lokuthula Bed and Breakfast Lodges offer the following:

A range of customised toiletries, including insect repellent and sunscreen lotion

Tea and coffee making facilities.
Child policy for Lokuthula Lodges B&B: Children aged 3 – 11 pay 50% of the adult sharing rate.

Additional facilities at the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge resort for Lokuthula Lodges guests:

Award-winning Boma – Dinner & Drum Show

Poolside bar and restaurant serving light meals and snacks from 9.30am to 4.30pm

Three-tier swimming pool with children’s paddling pool

Children’s playground, trampoline and volleyball court

Babysitting service available (advance notice required)

Residents’ lounge above the Boma bar with satellite TV

Same day laundry service, as well as the option of a token operated guest laundry on site

Wi-Fi (vouchers may be purchased at Lokuthula Lodges reception or at The Boma bar)

Free parking

24-hour reception (use Victoria Falls Safari Lodge reception after hours)

24-hour security

Medical air rescue service facility

Visa, American Express and MasterCard accepted

Souvenir shop

Activities Desk

Onsite activities e.g. nature trails, bird hide, Vulture Culture Experience and guided Siduli Hide sits

Imbabala Lodge Fact Sheet

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Imbabala Lodge – Fact sheet

Situated on a riverine fringe of the Zambezi River where 4 countries converge

Imbabala
Zambezi river views

Location

Situated on a riverine fringe of the mighty Zambezi River where Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia and Namibia converge. Located 80 kilometers west of Victoria Falls, access is by transfer from Victoria Falls, Livingstone or Kasane.

Imbabala Lodge
pool and sprawling grounds

Imbabala offers the chance to unwind but also some of the most amazing game viewing and bird watching in the region, in the seclusion of a private National Parks concession.

The 5,000 acre concession has 14 kilometers of private Zambezi river frontage and borders the Chobe Forest Reserve, which is renowned for its massive elephant population.

Imbabala Victoria Falls
the big one

Accommodation

exclusive accommodation for only 20 guests in 9 individual thatch lodges with en-suite facilities. Each lodge is uniquely decorated and beautifully positioned with spacious verandas opening onto sweeping views of the Zambezi River.

Imbabala twin room
interior view

Imbabala has one family lodge, (Sleeps 4), four double and three twin-bedded lodges. All doubles can be converted to twins on request and vice versa.

Facilities

• The main Lodge is a charming thatched structure, consisting of a lounge, dining room and bar area. This offers fantastic views of both the river and a nearby waterhole, which attracts game throughout the year.

Bar, dining area, fire pit
exterior views

• A swimming pool and al fresco eating area nestle under classic riverine trees.

• Mouth-watering meals are served either outside under the stars or in the open-fronted dining

room.

• There are no fences to prevent animal movement, so expect to see game and wonderful birdlife along the river bank as well as in and around the Lodge.

Imbabala
Zambezi river resident

• Your stay at Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge is inclusive of accommodation, three meals, drinks on all activities, scheduled land and water game-viewing activities, and laundry.

• Transfers, drinks, gratuities, curios and all items of a personal nature are not included.

• Children over the age of 7 are most welcome at Imbabala. Children under the age of 7 on request only. Children should be under supervision of their parents or a guardian at all times. Children aged

7-12 years will be charged 50% of the adults sharing rate.

• 220 Volt mains electricity is available.

• Due to its remote location, credit cards are not accepted at Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge.

Game Drives

guests can choose a daily morning, afternoon or night drive to get their fill of the wonderful game viewing that is available. All drives are conducted in open-backed 4 x 4 vehicles that are suited to the terrain and are perfect to afford the best views of the game. Guests will enjoy either morning tea, coffee and snacks or evening drinks and snacks, depending on which drive they take.

visitors watching the elephants swimming
game drives at Imbabala

guests have the chance to experience a walking safari at Imbabala. Your professional guide will show you some of the large and small wildlife of our private concession area, highlighting species that might get missed on a drive. The chance to get up close and personal with the larger species is also very exciting and who can ever forget their first elephant encounter while walking.

River Safaris

Up to 12 guests can enjoy the River Safari on the lodges pontoon boat which is equipped with 2 x 25HP motor(s). Drinks and snacks are provided and your guide reveals some of the Zambezi’s natural beauty as you cruise the river, often being treated to the sight of wildlife at the water’s edge and water-loving birdlife. This is a popular activity and also often provides incredible African Zambezi sunset photo opportunities

Victoria Falls lodge
bird watching and game viewing

Walking Safaris

guests have the chance to experience a walking safari at Imbabala. Your professional guide will show you some of the large and small wildlife of our private concession area, highlighting the species that might get missed if on a drive. The chance to get up close and personal with the larger species is also very exciting and who can ever forget their first elephant encounter while walking.

Zambezi Fishing

Imbabala offers excellent angling for the legendary tigerfish, which is rated as one of the best fighting freshwater fish in the world, a reputation it fully deserves. The majority of tigers caught range between 2 – 6 lb. but each season specimens of between 10 and 18 lb. are landed. Most anglers focus their attention on the tigerfish however it is not uncommon to catch some of the other species. The major sport fish species found at Imbabala are tigerfish – pink bream – humpback largemouth -barbel -threespot tilapia – thinface largemouth – nembwe.

fishing at Imbabala
the tiger