An exclusive safari oasis, the Matetsi River Lodge lies nestled along 9 miles (15 kilometres) of private Zambezi River frontage and offers visitors easy access to the iconic Victoria Falls with extraordinary wildlife viewing, and an assortment of adrenalin adventures to choose from, one more thrilling than the next. Known for their legendary hospitality and boasting some of Zimbabwe’s finest safari guides, Matetsi River Lodge is the ideal place to go on a big game safari.
Come face-to-face with an incredible variety of wildlife found here such as large herds of elephant and buffalo, hippo, plains game (including sable, kudu and roan antelope), as well as plenty of predators (such as lion, spotted hyena, leopard and the elusive African wild dog). You can also explore this magical part of Africa by going on a romantic sundowner boat cruise, thrilling canoe excursion or fishing adventure or going on a day trip to view the scenic Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
The lodge offers visitors the choice of two camps with nine suites each; each one cleverly designed to showcase the reserve’s exceptional views across the Zambezi River all from the comfort of your private suite. The interiors are contemporary and feature local materials with elegant touches abounding everywhere. Each suite has an ensuite bathroom with a luxurious circular bath overlooking the river and both indoor, as well as outdoor showers, with a private veranda. This is the perfect family get-together destination with spectacular year-round game viewing (the optimum game viewing months are from March through to the end of September) and boasts two family suites which are ideal for children. The lodge also offers an exciting WILDChild program to keep the little ones occupied whilst you go on an exciting safari. Each camp has its own guest area with various relaxing and dining areas, a bar area, and an area located around a fire bowl, perfect for al fresco dining and drinks around a crackling fire. There is also a 25-meter long rim-floor swimming pool with superb, uninterrupted views overlooking the Zambezi River.
A stay at the Matetsi River Lodge promises to be the perfect start to any Victoria Falls adventure and is a unique experience, fit for any wildlife enthusiast.