Victoria Falls River Lodge & Island Tree House Suites

At a glance

  • Luxury tents and private island treehouse suites, with plunge pools and views of the Zambezi River
  • Close enough to see the great smoke of Victoria Falls
  • On-site tree hide overlooking a busy watering hole

Victoria Falls River Lodge & Island Tree House Suites

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An African-chic river lodge and a private island lodge, both with a spectacular setting overlooking the mighty Zambezi River

River Lodge

The Victoria Falls River Lodge is a luxury tented lodge on the banks of the Zambezi River. A great base from which to explore the Falls, the lodge is also the perfect place to just sit back and bask in the tranquil river surroundings. Unwind with a treatment in the Toa Spa, indulge in the infinity pool or head out on a serene river cruise along the Zambezi River as the sun starts to dip towards the horizon.

After a long day in the African sun, the riverside bar is the ideal place to recharge with a tasty sundowner in front of a panoramic river setting. Once refreshed, head to the open-plan dining area, which sits just metres from the water's edge. Decorated with a charming African elegance, the restaurant is renowned for its stunning views and delicious menu of traditional Zimbabwean cuisine.

All of the tents are large and open-plan, and full of natural light. There are eight Luxury Tents and five Luxury Family Tents. Neutral tones combine with splashes of colour to create a stylishly classic, yet contemporary sanctuary. Extra-large beds and open-plan bathrooms provide comforting and luxurious conveniences, but the highlight has to be the proximity to the river, which is only a stone's throw from your private deck and plunge pool.

Island Lodge

Victoria Falls Island Lodge is a private island in the Zambezi River that's reached by boat from the mainland. It's perfect for guests looking for an ultra-exclusive experience. Six adults-only Island Treehouse Suites are perched above the river and come with a private pool and butler service, while two double-storey Starbed Treehouses also have an open-air treetop deck with a beautiful four-poster 'starbed'. The treehouses are connected to the island's private lounge, sunset bar and restaurant via wooden walkways.

Boutique Hotel

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Key information

On the banks of the Zambezi River, in the Zambezi National Park

Airport transfer time: Approx. 45 minutes from Victoria Falls airport
Rooms: 19

TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2020
Victoria Falls River Lodge is one of our favourite hotels, but don’t just take our word for it – TripAdvisor reviewers agree and have voted the resort 22nd in the Top 25 Small Hotels in Africa category for 2020.

Good to know

Accommodation information

River Lodge: 13 luxurious tents with private plunge pools. Island Lodge: 6 treehouse suites on a private island.

Dining

Restaurant and bar at each lodge

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