Old Drift Lodge

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The Old Drift Lodge in Zimbabwe, just 7kms upstream of the iconic Victoria Falls, rests on the banks of the Zambezi River. Boasting luxury accommodation overlooking the unspoilt Zambezi National Park. Amongst the wild African safari paradise regularly frequented by elephant, buffalo, herds of sable, eland, zebra, giraffe, kudu, waterbuck and impala. With the main lodge having a 360-degree view, North facing onto the Zambezi & South facing onto the water hole. The 7km stretch of river flowing between the camp and the town of Victoria Falls, making Old Drift Lodge the closest lodge within the National Park to Victoria Falls. 

The bush paradise that radiates an old world charm, accompanied by modern luxuries. This family-friendly accommodation, with each suite an air-conditioned paradise decorated with stylish furnishings, luxury fitting from a bygone era, blending with the natural environment. The spacious canvas suites each with a  private lounge, indoor and outdoor showers, a plunge pool and an outdoor bath overlooking the Zambezi. Wake to the magical symphony of birdsong and calls from African wildlife that surrounds OId Drift. 

The main lodge with its' vast sweeping views, north facing onto the Zambezi & south onto the frequently visited water-hole. With twice-daily, game drives, walking and river safaris, each with experienced guides and outings to see the Victoria Falls are sure to be magical non-forgettable experiences! 

Old Drift Lodge guests are provided with complimentary transfers, and the fully inclusive use of, the Lookout Café. Perched 120 metres above the swirling rapids of the Zambezi River, with amazing views the café overhangs the breathtaking chasm of the Batoka Gorge, close to the iconic Victoria Falls Bridge, which forms part of its backdrop.

Several activities are offered at Old Drift Lodge including exploring The Zambezi National Park by road, river or by foot. Only ten minutes to Victoria Falls town, Old Drift Lodge guests are in close range to the variety of attractions the vicinity has to offer. Helicopter rides, zip-lining, White water rafting, 11m freefall bungee jumps, Canopy Tours, Canoe trips and several other activities can be pre-arranged.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar Fridges in Room
  • Dining Room
  • Early morning tea & coffee and biscuit
  • Lounge
  • Viewing Deck
  • WIFI

Facilities Available at Old Drift Lodge

  • Swimming Pool
  • Waterhole for wildlife

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FAQs about Old Drift Lodge
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Old Drift Lodge are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

Where about is Old Drift Lodge located?
Old Drift Lodge is located at the following location / address: Victoria Falls, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.