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Luxurious Lodges/Safari Lodges

Gache Gache Lodge

Gache Gache Lodge is situated in the Eastern Basin of Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe, on the banks of the Gache Gache River. All ten chalets accommodate guests in a private & intimate way, overlooking the tranquil river. The chalets are rustic in style, each with en-suite facilities & their own verandah that allows you to share in the pleasure of seeing and hearing various wildlife from the comfort of your room. All chalets have fans and two rooms have air-conditioning. The main lodge has a lounge and bar area as well as a large dining area with attractive teak furnishings. Relax and enjoy the breath taking views and Kariba sunsets. Our splash pool allows you to cool off in the summer months. Ask our new pro-guide, Mark van Zuydam to take you on a game drive either by boat or by vehicle where you can get up close and personal with hippo, crocodile, elephant & buffalo. Our wildlife area also has eland, impala, waterbuck, bushbuck and lots more animals roaming freely in the African bush. You can't leave without trying your hand at fishing for our fighting Tiger Fish or wonderful mouth-watering tasting Tilapia (Bream) that our Chef will prepare for you personally. Game walks at certain times of the year are also allowed... and don't forget your binoculars as the birdlife is also amazing!

Chikwenya Safari Lodge

The Wilderness Safaris Group recently took over management of the beautiful Chikwenya tented camp in the Mana Pools National Park. The camp has undergone an extensive facelift which has seen many improvements to the design, functionality and upgrades to the rooms and guest facilities. Chikwenya is a stunning camp located in a private concession to the east of the park overlooking a floodplain. Chikwenya is an eco-tourism venture which is premised upon giving visitors an authentic wilderness experience in a comfortable environment. Many of the décor features at Chikwenya are locally crafted using local resources and they demonstrate impeccable artistry and every detail is made to blend with the natural beauty of the region. The camp is surrounded by ancient Albida trees and accommodation comprises 7 luxury tents, including a family tent. The en-suite rooms have bath and basin, Queen-size beds and a small patio. Guest amenities include a Bar, swimming pool and cosy sun loungers which look out onto the river, a fire pit where guests can marvel at starry nights or sit back with their beverage of choice after eventful afternoons. The Mana Pools area is well known for its biodiversity and as a result, it offers guests a wonderful opportunity to seek out hundreds of animal, bird and plant species. Nature lovers will enjoy the activities on offer; these are bush walks, birding walks, game drives, and canoeing to get a colder look at the riverine plant life. Those who just want to unwind are welcome to some fishing (on catch and release basis) and sunset cruises. Chikwenya is open between April and Mid November, some activities are seasonal.

Bumi Hills Safari Lodge

Picture a private island paradise where you can have your pick of gorgeous lake view rooms, offering absolute luxury. This exclusive island lodge is uniquely located giving you access to breath-taking views all around, incredible wilderness adventures and serenity; this is the Bumi Hills Safari Lodge experience. Bumi Hills is one of Kariba’s premier locations. It is located on a stretch of islands on Lake Kariba, upon an elevated spot on the north eastern border of Matusadona National Park. This lodge is accessible by boat, road or air. It is the perfect place to get away from it all and relax. There are a wide array of leisure activities lined up for guests such as Tiger Fishing, sunset cruises, star gazing, game drives and so on. Accommodation consists of 10 stunning rooms and two luxury suites. All rooms are en-suite and come equipped with overhead Fans, safe for valuables, refrigerator and mini Bar. All the rooms have stunning views of the lake. Shared facilities at guests disposal are; library, bar, infinity pool, business centre and a restaurant. Bumi Hills is perfect for honeymooners, family vacations or solo trips to enjoy the sunshine and the beauty of this lakeside resort.

Shoestring Backpackers

If you are looking for accommodation with an upbeat vibe when visiting Victoria Falls, Shoestrings is the place for you. Shoestrings is a versatile Backpackers village which offers accommodation, entertainment a Crafts shop and a travel centre. This establishment mainly attracts a young crowd but is open to all, and offers a safe and relaxed environment. Located just 3- minutes’ walk from town in a quiet area, Shoestrings offers affordable accommodation and is suitable for individuals or groups and can also accommodate overland trucks. The options for accommodation include campsite, dormitories, double rooms, twin-rooms for sharing and large family rooms. Guests have access to the following facilities; swimming pool, Communal Ablution facilities, Wi-fi, Café, Bar and self-catering kitchen. The Travel centre is open to help guests with making any arrangements for activities around town. They have information and rates for transfers, tours as well as excursions in the region and will also give best recommendations for your budget. Shoestrings is popular in Vic Falls for its entertainment. The place is a hive of activity in the evenings and offers traditional music, fire poi shows, interactive drum sessions, disco, live band and dancing. It regularly hosts some interesting parties and local performers and DJ’s. The pulsating rhythms, lively chatter, chance to mingle and make friends and awesome performances makes it a must visit for all! The Shoestrings Café is open all day for drinks, meals, including special wood fired pizzas. It also offers vegan options and selected local dishes.

La Rochelle Country House and Spa

The Eastern border town of Penhalonga is home to one of Zimbabwe’s best-kept secrets: La Rochelle, a magical cross twixt fairy tale castle and French chateau, surrounded by manicured gardens on the edge of verdant forest-cloaked mountains. This luxury country house is an oasis of tranquillity and charm. It has a refreshingly relaxed and welcoming atmosphere mirrored by its dedicated management team and aims to be the intersection of Nature, History, Culture and the Arts, creating an ambience of holistic wellbeing. Whether you are seeking a venue for a wedding or conference, or indeed a relaxing country escape and unforgettable stay at one of the most luxurious lodges Zimbabwe has to offer, La Rochelle is the perfect destination. It is only a three hour drive from Harare - on recently upgraded Harare/ Mutare road: 7 km along the Penhalonga Rd - - off the main Mutare road.

Hwange Safari Lodge

Hwange Safari Lodge is uniquely located at the edge of the Hwange National Park. Hwange National park is the largest wildlife park in Zimbabwe and is home to many species of animals. It is a perfect wilderness setting where the animals feel at home and this lodge gives its guests a genuine bush experience. Hwange safari Lodge offers both accommodation and conference facilities and it boasts of 100 spacious air conditioned rooms and suites. The service at this lodge is world class and all the staff render genuine African hospitality which will leave a lasting impression to all its guests. This facility is also located just an hour away from Victoria Falls so guests can comfortably fly in from Harare. The main outdoor activity at Hwange Safari Lodge is game viewing which can be done during the day or when it’s cooler at night. Guests are welcome to game drives or safari walks and they will be accompanied by experienced guides, Animals that are common include elephants, impala and baboons. Other mammals that can be spotted in the park include zebra, giraffe, rhino and lions. Those who want to enjoy some peace and quiet will enjoy seeing some animals ambling close to the lodge itself as you recline by the pool or sit back and refresh on the deck. There is a waterhole nearby which attracts animals especially at dusk. Other activities include elephant rides and the unconventional and romantic bush dinners.