Zimbabwe Family Friendly Lodges
Below is our selection of what we at Uyaphi.com regard as the establishments that are best suited for family orientated safaris in Zimbabwe. A selection of lodges, camps, and hotels that cater to children of all ages with suitable accommodation, meals, and safari activities will entertain and educate the little ones.
Accommodation options include safari villas/houses where one has exclusive access to the entire establishment, family suites comprising either two-bedroom or one-bedroom units with up to four beds or if the children are old enough, a room/suite of their own. These options will always depend on the family's age and, of course, one's budget.
The selection of Zimbabwe lodges below is what we at Uyaphi.com regard as the best options when visiting this magnificent country.
Important note on Zimbabwe with children, Malaria is present in most areas. This will need to be considered when planning a safari to this country (and most of Southern and Eastern Africa, for that matter).
The Best Family Friendly Lodges In Zimbabwe
Big Cave Camp
Big Cave Camp is located within the UNESCO World Heritage Site; it is here that one gets the chance to explore the boulder fields, Rhodes Grave and World's View, track rhinos, and view rock paintings when out on game drives.
The surrounding Matobo Hills is as a spectacular a destination as one with find in Southern Africa.
Khayelitshe House is an exclusive use option best suited for a small group of friends or family on a safari together located just outside the Matobo National Park boundary.
Khayelitshe Guest House is within easy access of the national park and all of the attractions that are found in the Matobo Hills.
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
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.
Davisons Camp in Zimbabwe, a classic African tented camp located in the private Linkwasha Concession in the south-eastern wildlife-rich region of Hwange National Park.
The camp overlooks a waterhole that is teeming with outstanding Hwange wildlife and birdlife throughout the day and night.
Little Makalolo Camp
Little Makalolo Camp is actually a pleasant 6-roomed tented camp and also one of the handful of camps situated inside of the Hwange National Park, which in turn provides solitude for visitors who appreciate small camps as well as a feeling of remoteness.
One of only a few safari camps overlooking the Hwange 's Makalolo Plains.
The Hide Hwange
The Hide in Zimbabwe's famed Hwange National Park offers exceptional safari accommodation suitable for couples, families and romantics alike.
Safari lodge activities available include; game drives, walking options, photographic hides and bush sleep-outs in the wilds of Hwange to mention a few.
Stanley & Livingstone Boutique Hotel
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.
Somalisa Acacia Camp
Somalisa Acacia Camp is the perfect hideaway for families, honeymooners or a small group of friends, an intimate and luxurious safari lodge within a private concession hidden away deep in Hwange National Park.
The wildlife surrounding the camp is exceptional no matter the time of year.
Singita Malilangwe House
Singita Malilangwe House, with five luxuriously appointed bedrooms, is the ideal destination for a small group of friends or family seeking the ultimate privacy.
Malilangwe House is perched on a sandstone ridge with views of the surrounding landscape and Malilangwe Dam below.
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.