Victoria Falls Safari Lodge

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

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  • Incredible deck for sundowners

  • Five minutes from the Victoria Falls

  • Have a fun evening at the Boma

  • Game walks in the bush below the lodge

  • Great photographic opportunities from the hide by the waterhole

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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 celcius or more, in October and November, causes high levels of humidity.

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Insider's View

Take a sunset river cruise and watch the hippos playing in the last of the evening light

Book a massage with Lorraine to take away those safari aches

Vultures may have a bad reputation but these interesting birds are very endangered. Learn more about them and watch them feed at Vulture Culture hour, where you can get an up close look at the fascinating habits of these magnificent scavengers.

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The Victoria Falls Safari Lodge is one of the iconic properties of the Victoria Falls area. The hotel combines the facilities of a larger hotel with the atmosphere of a safari lodge, all five minutes from the falls themselves.

The Victoria Falls Safari Lodge is an award winning lodge set just five minutes away from the Falls themselves, enjoying views over a productive waterhole, the surrounding bush and with the spray from the waterfall in the background.

The lodge is made up of 72 en-suite bedrooms, all with private decks and great views from the elevated position. If you feel like a more relaxed day there's a large sun deck with swimming pool, also enjoying the views as wildlife comes to drink from the waterhole below.

Enjoy the combination between the excellent safari activities available here: game drives and guided walks, river safaris and tiger-fishing and photography from the hide, as well as the more falls-focussed and adrenalin filled activities like white-water rafting and bungy jumping.

There's 24 hour reception service with concierge to help you make the most of your time at the falls. A complimentary bus service runs hourly into town, there's wifi throughout, an internet lounge, tv lounge and a babysitting service.

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The 72 rooms all have safes, telephones, a/c, hairdryers, fans, toiletries, tea and coffee making facilities and extra length beds. The rooming types are split between twin or double standard rooms, deluxe rooms and king suites. All have private decks with views towards the sunset and five rooms can accommodate a rollaway bed.


Babysitting services are available on request.


The Victoria Falls Safari Lodge has a private activities desk, available only to in-house guests. Some of the activities you can experience at the lodge include guided safari walks along nature trails in the bush, great bird watching, a fantastic hide located next to the waterhole. There are a number of restaurants, and a large swimming pool and deck.

In the wider Vic Falls area you can enjoy game and night drives, golf, white water rafting, river and dinner cruises and much more.


Victoria Falls Safari Lodge

Victoria Falls Safari Lodge


  • Devil's Swimming Pool

    Take a swim in the infamous Devil’s Pool, an infinity pool unlike any other. It is a small, natural plunge pool enclosed by rocks and right on the very edge of the Victoria Falls.

  • Dinner on the Livingstone Express

    Dine onboard the Livingstone Express, a vintage train, offering guests the chance to travel in style, discover the mighty Victoria Falls at sunset and enjoy fine dining with a difference.

  • Helicopter Flight over Victoria Falls

    Take a helicopter flight over Victoria Falls to witness one of the seven wonders of the natural world from the air. A flight over the falls gives a dramatic perspective of the largest sheet of falling water in the world.

  • The Boma - Place of Eating

    The Boma - Place of Eating is a restaurant that specializes in a selection of traditional Zimbabwean dishes and is famous for its warthog fillet.

  • White-water rafting on the Zambezi

    Experience the thrill of white-water rafting on the Zambezi River on the rapids below Victoria Falls. This stretch of water is home to the largest number of high volume Grade 5 rapids on the planet. An adrenaline fuelled experience in a dramatic setting.

Location & directions

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

The Victoria Falls Safari Lodge is located about five minutes outside of Victoria Falls Town off the Bulawayo Road. From the deck of the hotel it is possible to sea the spray from the Victoria Falls at the same time as enjoying views of the lodge waterhole and bush stretching below.

Speak to our specialists 858 523 9000

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