South African Lodges

Matetsi Victoria Falls

Address
Matetsi Private Game Reserve
Victoria Falls
Zimbabwe
Southern Africa
Rating
Lodge Type
Villa
US $970.00SINGLE RATE
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The Matetsi Private Game Reserve at the Victoria Falls of Zimbabwe, Southern Africa, features the exclusive Matetsi River Lodge Suites and Matetsi River House Private Villa.  Guests staying at this oasis safari experience exceptional wildlife sightings, enjoy the ultimate in bush comfort and luxury while taking advantage of its prime location with 27km of private Zambezi River frontage.

Easy access to the magnificent Victoria Falls is provided which makes for an enjoyable trip of exploration.  The lodge has an African safari theme of wood and copper throughout the superior interiors of the Matetsi River Lodge and the Matetsi River House.

Quick facts:

  • Located only 40 kilometres upstream from the Victoria Falls
  • Easy access to Falls and its great variety of adventures and activities
  • Access to 27 km of private Zambezi River frontage
  • Large herds of elephant and buffalo
  • Many plains game and predators on a 50 000 ha private wildlife concession
  • Great offer of land and water-based safaris
  • Excellent safari guides
  • Legendary local hospitality
  • Exceptional vistas of the Zambezi River from the suites.

Matetsi River Lodge: Suites

The River Lodge provides two superior camps of only nine river-facing suites each which include the two spacious family suites.  Each camp at the River Lodge offers a welcoming guest area with various dining spaces, an interactive kitchen, a bar area and an alfresco area which surrounds a blazing fire bowl. 

The en-suite bathrooms boast both indoor and outdoor showers as well as a large bath from which beautiful views over the Zambezi can be admired.   The private verandahs of the suites feature a plunge pool and a sitting area.

Matetsi River Lodge:

  • Guest area with various dining spaces
  • Interactive kitchen
  • Bar and al fresco area which surrounds a blazing fire bowl
  • En-suite bathrooms with indoor showers, outdoor showers, and deep bath
  • Beautiful views of the Zambezi
  • Private verandahs with plunge pool and sitting area.

Matetsi River House: Private Villa

The Matetsi River House provides its kitchen, as well as indoor and outdoor dining venues, a veranda overlooking the Zambezi River as well as an outdoor swimming pool.  Furthermore, guests staying at this villa enjoy having a dedicated guide, private vehicle, chef, and the butler who ensure a tailor-made safari never to be forgotten. This four bedroom, the sole-use villa offers an ideal safari getaway destination for families and small groups of friends who appreciate privacy and exclusivity. This Safari Villa features two en-suite bedrooms and two inter-leading children's rooms with an en-suite bathroom.

Matetsi River House:

  • Four bedrooms, sole-use villa
  • Ideal for families and small groups of friends
  • Privacy and exclusivity
  • Two en-suite bedrooms and two inter-leading children's rooms with an en-suite bathroom
  • Kitchen, indoor and outdoor dining venues, veranda, outdoor swimming pool
  • Dedicated guide, private vehicle, chef, and butler.

Facilities

The lodges 25 meters long, rim-flow swimming pool, lies along the riverbank, while the beautiful wine cellar provides eye-level views of the mighty Zambezi River.

  • Matetsi River Lodge
  • sole-use Villa at the Matetsi River House
  • Two spacious family suites
  • Safari Boutique
  • Fitness centre
  • Massage Sala
  • Conference facility
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Exclusive wine cellar
  • Magnificent dining venues.

Activities

Known as the 'adventure capital of Africa,' the Victoria Falls area in Southern Africa hosts new water and land based events, tours and experiences. Enjoy a lovely canoeing excursion and riverboat cruise along the private stretch of the Zambezi River.

Matetsi is home to lion, leopard, African wild dog, spotted hyena, and many more animals, adventurous wildlife encounters can be experienced in the Matetsi Private Game Reserve. Twice a day, early morning and late afternoon game drives accompanied by professional guides and rangers areconducted in open safari vehicles.

Activities:

  • Birdwatching
  • Bungee jumping (Victoria Falls Bridge)
  • Fishing at Matetsi
  • Scenic helicopter flight over Victoria Falls
  • High tea near the Victoria Falls
  • Game drives
  • Horseback safaris
  • Massage on the banks of the Zambezi River
  • Canoeing excursions
  • Sunrise or Sunset boat cruises on the Zambezi River
  • Upper Zambezi canoeing in the Zambezi National Park
  • Tour of the Victoria Falls
  • Walking safaris
  • WILDchild activities
  • Zipline and gorge swing
  • Whitewater rafting
  • Microlight flight around Victoria Falls
  • Community Excursions
  • Curio shopping.

Below detailed information about the Matetsi Victoria Falls is available.
For any queries regarding this hotel, you are welcome to contact us.

  • Balconies
  • Butler service
  • Dining Room
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Indoor Outdoor Showers
  • Lounge
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • Viewing Deck

Activities
  • Birdwatching
  • Bungee jumping (Victoria Falls Bridge)
  • Fishing
  • Scenic helicopter flight over Victoria Falls
  • High tea near the Victoria Falls
  • Game drives
  • Horseback safaris
  • Massage on the banks of the Zambezi River
  • Canoeing excursions
  • Sunrise or sunset boat cruises on the Zambezi River
  • Upper Zambezi canoeing in the Zambezi National Park
  • Tour of the Victoria Falls
  • Walking safaris
  • WILDchild activities
  • Zipline and gorge swing
  • White water rafting
  • Microlight flight around Victoria Falls
  • Community excursions
  • Curio shopping.

  • Boma
  • Curio Shop
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Garden Terrace
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Open Air Boma
  • Outdoor shower
  • Plunge pool
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing deck

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 10:00
  • Check out: 14:00
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting
  • Butler service
  • Concierge services
  • Game drive safaris
  • Laundry services
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Wake-up call

Available Rooms

River Lodge (Suite)

The exclusive Suites at the Matetsi River Lodge provide en suite bathrooms with both indoor and outdoor showers.  The deep bathtub, from which nice views over the Zambezi can be admired, invites for relaxation.   The private verandahs of the suites feature a plunge pool and a sitting area.

Suite features:

  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Indoor showers
  • Outdoor showers
  • Deep bath
  • Private viewing deck
  • Plunge pool and sitting area.
Single Room US $970
Double Room US $1290

River Lodge (Family Suite)

The spacious Family Suites can accommodate two adults and two children in comfort.  Families enjoy the private plung pool, the verandah with its comfortable sitting area as well as the en-suite bedroom.

Family Suite features:

  • En-suite bathroom
  • Indoor shower
  • Outdoor shower
  • Deep bath
  • Private viewing deck
  • Plunge pool and sitting area.
Single Room US $2260
Double Room US $2260

River House (Villa)

This Safari Villa offers two en-suite bedrooms and two inter leading children's rooms with an en-suite bathroom.  Featuring its own kitchen, as well as indoor and outdoor dining venues, a stunning veranda overlooking the Zambezi river as well as an outdoor swimming pool, this villa is ideal for guests who seek privacy during their stay. 

&Beyond Matetsi River House feature:

  • Four bedroom, sole-use villa
  • Ideal for families and small groups of friends
  • Privacy and exclusivity
  • Two en-suite bedrooms and two inter leading children's rooms with an en-suite bathroom
  • Kitchen, indoor and outdoor dining venues, veranda, outdoor swimming pool
  • Dedicated guide, private vehicle, chef and butler.
Single Room US $3880
Double Room US $3880

Matetsi Victoria Falls Specials

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

Stay for 4 or more nights at Matetsi Victoria Falls and enjoy a complimentary helicopter flight one-way to/from Matetsi from/to
Victoria Falls, including a scenic flight over the Falls, the Zambezi River & Matetsi Private Game Reserve. 1 flight per guest per stay. Includes parks fees and one-way road transfer as necessary.

Included in the rate:

  • A complimentary helicopter flight one-way to/from Matetsi from/to Victoria Falls, including a scenic flight over the Falls, the Zambezi River & Matetsi Private Game Reserve
  • 1 flight per guest per stay
  • Parks fees and one-way road transfer as necessary
  • Scheduled Luxury Return Transfer to/from Matetsi from/to within the Victoria Falls area, i.e. VF town, VF Airport & VF borders with Botswana/Zambia
  • Accommodation
  • Three meals dail y
  • The house selection of nonalcoholic & alcoholic beverages
  • Refreshments on game drives
  • Laundry
  • Safari activities including game drives & safari walks
  • Birdwatching; a sunrise or sunset boat cruise on the Zambezi River and additional boat
    cruises subject to availability
  • Amateur fishing & canoeing
  • Emergency medical evacuation insurance & V.A.T.

Excluded from the rate:

  • Scheduled Luxury Transfer from/to Kasane or Livingstone (Towns or Airports) to/from Zimbabwe (Victoria Falls) borders @ US$ 30 per person (min 2pax) one-way. Rates also exclude items not listed as inclusions: e.g. all items of a personal nature, telephone calls, shop/boutique purchases, spa treatments, gratuities, champagne & exclusive (premium) beverages, cigars, Victoria Falls activities & all transfers other than as specified in Rate Includes.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Stay for 4 or more nights at Matetsi Victoria Falls
  • 1 flight per guest per stay
  • Valid 11 January 2019 - 10 Janaury 2020
  • Subject to availability
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Honeymooners staying for 2 nights or longer at Matetsi Private Game Reserve receive a 50% discount on the bride's accommodation.

Valid for honeymooners travelling within 6 months of date of marriage.

Included in the rate:

  • Rate Includes: Luxury return transfer on a scheduled basis from to Victoria Falls International Airport or Victoria Falls town (from 11 January 2019 only) accommodation three meals daily the house selection of non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages refreshments on game drives laundry safari activities including game drives birdwatching a cruise on the Zambezi River amateur fishing and canoing as well as emergency medical evacuation insurance and VAT
     

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items not listed as inclusions: e.g. administration fees, telephone calls, boutique purchases, spa treatments, gratuities, all items of a personal nature, champagne and exclusive beverages, cigars, Victoria Falls activities and all transfers other than as specified in Rate Includes (as above) / all transfers until 10 January 2020.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Groom pays full rate and bride pays 50% of accommodation rate for the whole stay
  • Offer is not applicable to Family Suites and Villa.
  • May not be combined with other offers or long stay rates.
  • Valid for travel within 6 months of date of marriage.
  • Minimum 2 night stay
  • Subject to availability
  • Discount for bride already reflected in quote

 

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Stay for 2 or more nights at Matetsi Victoria Falls and enjoy a complimentary scheduled Tour of the Falls & High Tea

 

  • 1 Tour per person per stay
  • Includes parks fees & transfers as part of the Tour
  • Includes High Tea at the Victoria Falls Hotel (subject to availability)
  • River Lodge guests have the option to upgrade to a Private Victoria Falls Tour or customized half-day and full-day privately guided experiences. These include private return transfers from Matetsi to Victoria Falls town.

Included in the rate:

  • Rate Includes: Luxury return transfer on a scheduled basis from to Victoria Falls International Airport or Victoria Falls town (from 11 January 2019 only) accommodation three meals daily the house selection of non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages refreshments on game drives laundry safari activities including game drives birdwatching a cruise on the Zambezi River amateur fishing and canoing as well as emergency medical evacuation insurance and VAT
  • Scheduled afternoon Tour of the Falls: 1 Tour per person per stay
  • Includes park fees and transfers as part of the Tour
  • Includes high tea at Victoria Falls Hotel
     

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items not listed as inclusions: e.g. administration fees, telephone calls, boutique purchases, spa treatments, gratuities, all items of a personal nature, champagne and exclusive beverages, cigars, Victoria Falls activities and all transfers other than as specified in Rate Includes (as above) / all transfers until 10 January 2020.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Stay for 2 or more nights at Matetsi Private Game Reserve and receive a complimentary scheduled afternoon Tour of the Falls
  • 1 Tour per person per stay - Includes park fees and transfers as part of the Tour
  • Includes high tea at Victoria Falls Hotel
  • Option to upgrade to a Private Victoria Falls Tour or a customised half-day and full-day privately guided experiences now available. This includes private return transfers from Matetsi Private Game Reserve to Victoria Falls town.
  • Contact us for a list of options and rates.
  • Subject to availaiblity
  •  Valid 10 Jan ‘18 - 10 Jan ‘20

 

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -17.864578

Longitude: 25.501995

Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

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