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Victoria Falls River Lodge



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Luxury Holidays At Victoria Falls River Lodge

Designed to provide its guests with a combination of incredible accommodation and extraordinary experiences that will create an unforgettable stay, Victoria Falls River Lodge is a luxury setting for exclusive safari getaways. Settled into the riverbank of the mighty Zambezi, hidden amongst the towering bushland greenery and so close to the awe-inspiring adventurer’s playground of Victoria Falls that guests will see the mist, this renowned lodge will imbue you with the wonder of Africa’s most sought-after sights.

Its location ensures that there are abundant adventures to be had, with onsite activities including wildlife encounters and river tours, as well as rejuvenating treatments at the Toa Spa. The lodge offers three unique accommodation options for your stay in the shadow of one of the seven natural wonders of the world; all equally iconic. With a space to suit all tastes and types of discerning travellers, Victoria Falls River Lodge guests can stay in either a tented suite, treehouse suite or private villa; varied in their level of intimacy, capacity and exclusivity but all formed from elevated luxury, complete comfort and immersion with their surroundings.

  • Type: Luxury Hotel
  • Summary: Luxury accommodation purpose-built for an extraordinary stay
  • Feature: Incredible position on the banks of the Zambezi River
  • Rooms: 27
  • Nearest airport: Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport
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Location and transfer

Approximately 25 minutes by private car transfer from Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport


Open to nature yet offering sublime privacy, the accommodation at Victoria Falls River Lodge is luxurious and enchanting. The thatched luxury tented suites are constructed from canvas, glass and timber, and boast a wealth of space and uninterrupted views. The treehouses are intimate, set on a private island in the Zambezi with a 2-adult occupancy limit. Or the private villas provide luxurious exclusivity for multi-generational families or large groups.

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  • Rooms: 8
  • Room View: River and Bush View
  • Facilities: Taking on a luxury telling of the area’s natural beauty, these luxe thatched tents are not only generous in size but also sectioned for ease of living; with a large bedroom, comfortable living area, open plan bathroom with free-standing bathtub and an extended exterior private deck with plunge pool and views of the river and bush. Twin bedded options are also available.
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  • Rooms: 5
  • Room View: River and Bush View
  • Facilities: For a family-friendly adventure, the luxury family tents combine the luxury tents with an adjoining tented room, providing parents with a private space whilst still close by. The second room can accommodate either one single and one bunk bed, or twin sized beds. The shared areas, including main living area, are open plan and elegant, but also offer a curtain for additional privacy if required.
   Malachite Tented Suite:expand_more
  • Rooms: 6
  • Room View: River and Bush View
  • Facilities: Surround yourself with spectacular panoramic views of the Zambezi River with the Malachite Suites that are just a one-mile boat trip from Victoria Falls. Their California king-sized bed, tranquil sitting area, open plan bathroom – with the option of both indoor and outdoor showers and private deck with plunge pool and outdoor bathtub craft and intimate and relaxing retreat for couples.
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  • Rooms: 4
  • Size: 95m²
  • Room View: River View
  • Facilities: With a sophisticated bedroom and sitting area whilst keeping to the immersive natural ambience, the Island Treehouses are spacious, open plan suites that are a short boat ride from the mainland. Elevated on wooden decks with uninterrupted views of the river and jungle, this is a luxurious, unique and comfortable space for an intimate retreat.
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  • Rooms: 2
  • Size: 100m²
  • Room View: Treetop and River View
  • Facilities: The Starbed Treehouses are the perfect combination of immersion and luxury. With an open second storey that features a sitting area and Starbed, you can surround yourself with the sights and sounds of the bush’s treetops and Zambezi River in true comfort. The lower floor offers a California King sized bed, open plan en suite bathroom and private deck with plunge pool.
   Rapids View Villa:expand_more
  • Rooms: 1
  • Room View: River View
  • Facilities: A riverside villa with two family suites, featuring private decks with plunge pools that overlook the river scenery and envelop you in the mesmerising surroundings, as well as a private butler for elevated ease. Each family suite includes a king bed or two three quarter beds and a murphy style double bed, whilst the second room also includes a double bunk bed.
   Hippo Creek Villa:expand_more
  • Rooms: 1
  • Room View: River View
  • Facilities: Combining 3 private suites with a communal lounge and dining area, this villa is available for either private or shared bookings to guests looking for an exclusive stay. Whilst still benefiting from incredible views of the Zambezi River, it promises the traditional comforts of villa style accommodation, as well as a private deck with plunge pools and open-plan bathrooms with each suite.

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Promising privacy and captivating scenery, Victoria Falls River Lodge offers couples an unforgettable romantic getaway. Watch the sun rise or set on the complimentary river cruises, or enjoy each other's company on a private bush picnic. The unique accommodation types allow you to lose yourself in the African bush, and the private decks and immersive sitting areas mean that you can experience these unforgettable moments together with uninterrupted views and incredible privacy. Guests can also access the lodge's spa treatments for some pampering, or spend quality time exploring the arts and crafts shops and historical tours in Victoria Falls town.

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Wildlife Encounters

Whether its from the comfort of your private deck or on one of the awe-inspiring complimentary guided game drives, the lodge is filled with opportunities to explore the African wildlife. Your luxury tent or villa will be surrounded by the sights and sounds of the bush, with birdsong complementing the rushing of the river. There are complimentary birding experiences as part of your stay at the lodge, or you can take advantage of some of the thrilling additional explorations such as the fishing safaris on the upper Zambezi River.

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Lakes & Mountains

Stay on the bank of the Zambezi River, with the mist and distant sounds of Victoria Falls intertwined with the views of the African river scenes. Each stay promises uninterrupted views out across the river and bush, with selected tents and treehouses even on an island a short boat trip away from the mainland. To truly experience this incredible location, the lodge runs a number of excursions that allow you to see the landscape from all perspectives; from helicopter flights over Victoria Falls to white-water rafting in the Batoka Gorge or fishing safaris on the upper Zambezi.


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