The Victoria Falls River Lodge offers a serene haven from the hot African sun with its well-thought-out design. It is located just a few meters from the edge of the river where travellers are encouraged to relax and rejuvenate while enjoying the panoramic views of the Zambezi River and the occasional majestic elephant passing by. The sound of native birds as they feed provides delightful background “music”. Guests have full use of the refreshing swimming pool.
The Lodge is a luxury safari lodge, beautifully set on the edge of the Zambezi River. The first of its kind in the Zambezi National Park offers a tented lodge tastefully decorated in earth tones. The main lodge is well-positioned and has the perfect view elephant’s regular evening route. Guests can sit back and relax, enjoying a cocktail in the open-plan lodge and under the shade of a thatched roof a real exodus from the hot African heat.
Lodge rooms offer a king-sized bed, a comfortable sitting area, a freestanding bath and indoor and outdoor showers; each tent also provides a viewing deck ideal for watching the wallowing hippos. Family tents offer an additional tented room which can accommodate three children with ease. All shelters have mosquito nets, a mini-bar, an electronic safe, fans, air conditioners and international adapters.
With a variety of bird habitats in proximity to the lodge, bird watchers are spoilt for choice. Whether on a safari drive, a boat cruise, a guided bush walk or merely enjoying a drink on their private deck, guests will have the opportunity to witness a variety of resident species as well as intra-African and Palaearctic migrants.
Well-trained and experienced field guides provide informatively and the ultimate in safari bushveld experiences. Guests have the opportunity to discover the expansive 150,000 acres of the Zambezi National Park. The morning safari drive, along with hot drinks and freshly baked rusks, allows guests to be the first to catch the game busy with their early morning activities. The afternoon safari drive is the perfect opportunity to appreciate the tall and dignified giraffe or track a herd of majestic elephants as they move through the African bushveld.
Unforgettable sunsets, refreshing sundowners and delicious snacks ensure that the safari drive is both exciting and memorable. A night drive is also available, always providing the unexpected as the late game start their nightly activities.
The Victoria Falls River Lodge guided bush walk is ideal for the most adventurous guest wanting to feel the natural earth under their feet while they watch and experience the local wildlife in their natural habitat.
Guests have a choice of two cruises, such as the Sunrise River Cruise or the Sunset River Cruise. The journeys are stimulating yet gentle and provide a genuinely uplifting alternative to the safari experience.
Services at the river lodge include, but are not limited to, the following:
A qualified beauty therapist at river lodge providing a selection of massage options to guests, in the privacy of their luxurious tent. Options include Swedish, Indian Head and foot massages as well as a range of aromatherapy treatments.