Victoria Falls Lodges
Only The Best Lodges and Hotels In And Around Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
The Zambezi River casually approaches Falls, then topples out of control over a sheer 100-metre drop into the iconic Batoka Gorge. This spectacular mile-wide (1,6 km) curtain of water, combined with the Zambezi River and Batoka Gorge, is what 100's of thousands of people from all over the world come to visit.
The local name for the falls is Mosi-oa-Tunya 'Smoke that Thunders', whereas Victoria Falls is the colonial name given by "David Livingstone" way back in 1855.
It is not only the sights and sounds of the Zambezi and Falls but the almost endless list of activities that are on offer that keeps people coming back for more white-water rafting, bungee jumping, canoeing, helicopter flights, zip lines, game drives and sunset cruises to mention only but a few.
There are a variety of lodges and Victoria Falls hotels in and around the town and on the bank of the mighty Zambezi River in Zimbabwe. You can find every type of accommodation option from luxury to boutique to safari camp and river camp all the way through to family-friendly, honeymoon and small group options.
No matter what your budget, preferences or expectations, you will find the perfect accommodation option for your safari to Zimbabwe on this page.
Below is our collection of the finest accommodation that the Zimbabwean side of the Zambezi River offers. Victoria Falls is perfectly paired with the rest of our Zimbabwe Lodges portfolio, including; Hwange, Lake Kariba and of course, the amazing Mana Pools.
Getting here is easy, fly into the Victoria Falls airport from Johannesburg, Cape Town, Windhoek or Maun.
NOTE: Livingstone Establishments on the Zambian side of the falls are found via the link at the start of this sentence.
Best Hotels And Safari Lodges In Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Victoria Falls Hotel
Rates from US$ 270.00 per person
The famed Victoria Falls Hotel, "the grand old lady of the Falls", renowned for impeccable service, luxurious accommodation and exceptional facilities is without question one of the best options for anyone looking for 5-star accommodation.
Rates from US$ 235.00 per person
The perfect base for exploring all that Falls, the Zambezi River and the Zambezi National Park has to offer. Ilala Lodge is a very popular choice.
Ilala Lodge offers 73 spacious rooms and suites all offering luxury and comfort. The ideal options for honeymoons, couples and families alike.
Victoria Falls Safari Lodge
Rates from US$ 225.00 per person
Victoria Falls Safari Lodge is located just 4km from Victoria Falls, one of Southern Africa's must-visit destinations with excellent accommodation options and, most importantly, access to the Falls, the Zambezi River and the Zambezi National Park.
Rates from US$ 370.00 per person
Gorges Lodge and Little Gorges lodge are built on top 200-metre high cliffs above the Zambezi River below, offering guests a more idyllic and peaceful experience away from the busyness surrounding the Falls and the town.
One of the betters safari lodges for those looking for a bit more of a safari experience.
Old Drift Lodge
Rates from US$ 555.00 per person
Old Drift Lodge lies on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River, an accommodation option that offers luxury, location and the best of what the region has to offer.With incredible views of the Zambezi, Old Drift Safari Lodge is the perfect escape that honeymooners and romantics alike have been searching for.
The Elephant Camp
Rates from US$ 555.00 per person
The Elephant Camp is located within the Victoria Falls National Park and is within a 10-minute drive of the Falls themselves.
An emphasis on exclusivity and privacy all the while surrounded by natural beauty and wildlife.
Stanley & Livingstone Boutique Hotel
Rates from US$ 420.00 per person
Stanley and Livingstone Boutique Hotel is the ideal base for exploring all that Victoria Falls has to offer, located just 15 minutes drive away from the Falls.
The perfect luxurious option for honeymooners, romantics, single travellers and families alike.
Matetsi Victoria Falls
Rates from US$ 885.00 per person
Matetsi Victoria Falls, an exclusive, private and luxurious option when looking for a safari experience on the upper Zambezi River in Zimbabwe offers exceptional wildlife encounters, unparalleled river experiences, world-class cuisine and the utmost in luxury.
When it comes to luxurious safari lodges in Zimbabwe, very few can match or come close to Matetsi.
The Perfect Victoria Falls Honeymoon SafariVictoria Falls is the ideal destination for a honeymoon or romantic safari. Victoria Falls is an awe-inspiring sight, and it's easy to see why it has become one of the most popular destinations for couples on honeymoon or romantic safari.
Canoeing On The Upper ZambeziYour correspondent has been travelling and going on safari in Africa since the early 1980s. I have lost count of the many, majestic sunsets, of the unique wildlife moments accidentally captured by a camera and of the multitude of happy days with friends in remote places.
Best Victoria Falls Adventure ActivitiesThe Victoria Falls is not only celebrated as one of the worlds most beautiful sights but it also is known as the adventure capital of Africa. With Victoria Falls being on most safari itineraries it is good to know what to do and see when in town, whether you are staying on the Zambian or on the Zimbabwean side of the Falls.
Best Victoria Falls Relaxed ActivitiesThe Victoria Falls area has gained a reputation over the past two decades as one of the adventure centres of the world. From bungee jumping to white water rafting, there will be some activity for the adrenalin junkie. However, this is not what the Vic Falls was traditionally about.