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Exterior View, Victoria Falls Hotel, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls Hotel

Where to stay

Below you can see some of the wonderful places we have recommended for this journey.

The Elephant Camp £££££

  • Zimbabwe
  • Safari and Wildlife Lodge

Elephant Camp is situated just 40 kilometres west of Victoria Falls on 14,000 hectares of privately owned wildlife estate. The camp accommodates a maximum of eight people in four thatched chalets. It has a dining area, swimming pool and bar/patio area, all with sweeping views of the plains. Many of the activities here are about spending time with the camp’s elephants – be it game-viewing from their backs, picnicking with them on the estate, grooming, feeding and swimming with them, or just experiencing the pleasure of being so close to such magnificent animals.

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Ilala Lodge £££££

  • Zimbabwe

Situated in Victoria Falls town in Zimbabwe, the boutique Ilala Lodge is actually the closest hotel to Victoria Falls. A secluded setting overlooking green lawns (with periodic grazing wildlife) and the bordering lush National Park vegetation.

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Matetsi River Lodge £££££

  • Zimbabwe
  • Safari and Wildlife Lodge

This beautiful camp is spread along the banks of the Zambezi River, within a private game reserve. All suites face the Zambezi’s swirling waters, with Zambia behind. Colourfully decorated, the camp calls upon its Zimbabwean heritage, employing large amounts of wood that contrast with burnished copper. Matetsi is split into two intimate camps, together consisting of 18 suites, of which two are interleading family options. Each of the suites is decorated using local materials, blended perfectly with the modern, clean lines. All feature indoor and outdoor showers, private verandas and en-suite bathrooms. Available activities include game drives, boat cruises, canoe trips, walking safaris, birdwatching and fishing.

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Why Choose Steppes?

Our knowledge and expertise set us apart. So too our curiosity. It is this that drives us to create a journey that is really bespoke to you, all the while ensuring we travel and operate sustainably.

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