The Elephant Camp
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
At a Glance
Views of the Victoria Falls mist
Stunning tented suites with a plunge pool
Meet Sylvester the habituated cheetah
Peaceful retreat from the buzz of Victoria Falls Town
Meet and ride the herd of elephant who live on the property
Meet our specialists
Call us on 858 345 1761 to start planning your vacation to The Elephant Camp or take a look at our itineraries to Victoria Falls
Elephant Camp is set on a private concession within The Victoria Falls National Park. With spectacular views of the mists rising over the majestic Victoria Falls and the steeply carved gorges of the Zambezi River, it is an intimate luxury lodge under canvas. Within easy reach of Victoria Falls, yet secluded on its own game reserve, the camp offers a fascinating combination of the adrenaline adventures that the area is renowned for with thrilling wildlife encounters, including close interaction with the elephants at the Wild Horizons Wildlife Sanctuary.
Twelve luxury tented suites boast magnificent views of the rocky gorges. The private viewing decks each have a plunge pool, while deep bathtubs look onto breathtaking bush panoramas. Giant four poster beds beckon for a peaceful night’s rest.
The main area has spacious decks, as well as a cosy lounge, bar and dining area. Shady tented spaces lead out onto the swimming pool where comfortable loungers gaze onto sweeping vistas of Batoka Gorge.
Elephant Camp West has four further luxury tents and its own dining and lounge area, ideal for families or groups of friends traveling together looking for a small camp atmosphere. All of the suites face the gorge and have a private deck complete with plunge pool.
The Elephant Camp accommodates guests in 12 luxury tented suites. All the large air-conditioned suites are gorge facing and have a large private viewing deck, with a plunge pool and private lounge area. The bathrooms also offer a large bath with views towards the gorges as well as an inside and outside shower.
Elephant Camp West has four further tents, which are used as part of the main camp during the busier months, or available to hire out exclusively with its own mess and dining tent area, ideal for families or groups.
Location & Directions
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
The Elephant Camp is a 10-15 min drive from Victoria Falls town and all its attractions and activities, yet secluded in its own private game reserve so as to allow close-up encounters with wildlife.
When to go
There are two very distinct seasons at the Victoria Falls, the wet/flood season and the dry season. These seasons do not reflect the quantity of rain, rather reflect the volume of flow of the Zambezi River. From around March through to July the river surges in size as the rainfall in Angola and Zambia from months before swells the current. The falls are at their most dramatic at this time of year with huge columns of spray. The nights are cold and the days warm at this time of year. From around September to January the water levels drop, the falls are more accessible and views are clearer as the flow can drop in volume by 90%. It is worth noting that the rains come from late October through to February, this combined with high heat, 40 celsius or more, in October and November, causes high levels of humidity.