Pros

  • Intimate, idyllic setting on the Zambezi River
  • Large, one-bedroom suites with private plunge pools
  • Daily game drives
  • Exotic wildlife in the area
  • All rooms have river views and air-conditioning
  • Free shuttle to Victoria Falls
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Cons

  • Can get buggy
  • Wildlife makes it dangerous to walk alone at night
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Bottom Line

Matetsi Victoria Falls is located on a massive game reserve by the Zambezi River, about 40 minutes west of Victoria Falls. The lodge's 18 suites are intimate and surprisingly luxe -- each suite has its own plunge pool, patio, and a large bathroom with a separate shower and tub. The bedroom doors open onto to a river view.

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Amenities

  • Cribs
  • Internet
  • Pool
  • Spa

Things You Should Know About Matetsi Victoria Falls

Also Known As

  • Matetsi Water Lodge
  • andBeyond Matetsi Water Lodge
  • andBeyond Matetsi River Lodge

Room Types

  • Suite

Address

Matetsi Private Game Reserve, Zambezi River, Victoria Falls 4001, Zimbabwe

Phone

+27 11 809 4300

Website

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Matetsi Victoria Falls

Location

On the Matetsi Private Game Reserve

On the Matetsi Private Game Reserve, Matetsi Victoria Falls is on the banks of the Zambezi River.

The closest city, Victoria Falls, is about 40 minutes away. A daily shuttle brings guests to Victoria Falls to explore the town and visit the city's namesake, the largest waterfall in the world and one of the Seven Natural Wonders. The area also features some shops and restaurants, as well as extreme sports such as white water rafting and bungee jumping. Those looking to avoid heart palpitations can opt for helicopter flights over the falls, or fishing. Slipping across the border to Zambia takes half an hour max -- just don't forget your passport!

  • 45-minute drive to Victoria Falls Airport
  • 40-minute drive to Victoria Falls
  • 35-minute drive to Livingstone, Zambia -- home to the Livingstone Museum and Mukuni Village
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Amenities

  • Air Conditioner

  • Airport Transportation

  • Babysitting Services

  • Balcony / Terrace / Patio

  • Concierge

  • Cribs

  • Free Breakfast

  • Internet

  • Kids Allowed

  • Laundry

  • Meeting / Conference Rooms

  • Mini Bar (with liquor)

  • Pool

  • Poolside Drink Service

  • Room Service

  • Separate Bedroom / Living Room Space

  • Spa

  • Supervised Kids Activities

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