Zimbabwe Victoria Falls Hotel Victoria Falls Falls View 031 layer

Victoria Falls Hotel commands superb views over the Falls and of the brilliantly designed Victoria Falls Bridge – a jaw-dropping feat of engineering.

1/47
Zimbabwe Matetsi Game Drive Elephants 21

Huge herds of elephant roam freely across the Zambezi National Park and the adjoining Matetsi Private Game Reserve– an awe-inspiring sight indeed.

2/47
Zimbabwe Matetsi Canoeing 1

Make magical memories as you canoe across this exclusive stretch of the Zambezi River at Matetsi River Lodge.

3/47
Zimbabwe Victoria Falls Hotel Victoria Falls Stanleys Terrace1

The magnificent façade of the iconic Victoria Falls Hotel is steeped in stately colonial grandeur.

4/47
Zimbabwe Matetsi River Lodge Victoria Falls Victoria Falls Adventures At Andbeyond Matetsi River Lodge1

The rainbows over the iconic Victoria Falls are a regular sight and only serve to magnify the beauty of this magical place.

5/47
Zimbabwe Victoria Falls Hotel Victoria Falls Afternoon Tea 031
Zimbabwe Victoria Falls Hotel Victoria Falls Livingstone Room 01

The highly acclaimed and opulent Livingstone Room at Victoria Falls Hotel has a well-deserved reputation for serving up exquisite meals. 

7/47
Zimbabwe Matetsi River Lodge Victoria Falls Matetsi River Lodge Pool 1

Cool off with a dip into the glistening and inviting riverside pool at Matetsi River Lodge with uninterrupted views of the wildlife coming to drink at the river beyond.

8/47
Zimbabwe Matetsi River Lodge Victoria Falls Matetsi River Lodge Private Dining

Enjoy a magical moment with a candlelit meal for two overlooking the mesmerising Zambezi at Matetsi River Lodge.

9/47
Zimbabwe Matetsi River Lodge Victoria Falls Matetsi River Lodge Outdoor Guest Area 2

Time for a quick cuppa (and delicious homemade scones!) before heading out on a thrilling game drive at Matetsi River Lodge.

10/47
Zimbabwe Matetsi River Lodge Victoria Falls Victoria Falls At Andbeyond Matetsi River Lodge

Witness one of the greatest spectacles on Earth, Victoria Falls, during a stay at andBeyond Matetsi River Lodge, Zimbabwe.

11/47
Zimbabwe Matetsi River Lodge Victoria Falls Matetsi River Lodge Suite 2

Squishy sofa, cold beer and a time to reflect on the excitement of a day’s game viewing with the great African sun setting in the background – doesn’t get much better than Matetsi River Lodge!

12/47
Zimbabwe Matetsi Game Drive Drink Stop 2

A magnificent spot for a drinks stop, on safari at Matetsi River Lodge.

13/47
Zimbabwe Matetsi River Lodge Victoria Falls Matetsi River Lodge Suite Bath 2

Enjoy a luxurious wallow with a glass of champers in one of the gorgeous bathrooms at Matetsi River Lodge.

14/47
Zimbabwe Matetsi River Lodge Victoria Falls Matetsi Game Drive Lion 11

Partake in a thrilling game drive with a chance to get up close and personal with the King of the Jungle during a stay at Matetsi River Lodge.

15/47
Zimbabwe Matetsi River Lodge Victoria Falls Matetsi Game Drive Elephants 61

Huge herds of elephant roam freely across the Zambezi National Park and the adjoining Matetsi Private Game Reserve– an awe-inspiring sight indeed.

16/47
Zimbabwe Matetsi River Lodge Victoria Falls Matetsi River Lodge Suite 13

Each of the suites at Matetsi River Lodge have their very own plunge pool, squishy seating area and uninterrupted views of the wilderness.

17/47
Zimbabwe Matetsi River Lodge Victoria Falls Matetsi River Lodge Suite Exterior 41

Warthog are just some of the animals who come to drink in front of your lodgings at Matetsi so no need to get your binoculars out, just sit back, relax and enjoy the view!

18/47
Zimbabwe Matetsi River Lodge Victoria Falls Matetsi River Lodge Suite 3
Zimbabwe Victoria Falls Safari Club Pkp 0406 2Jpg

The view from Victoria Falls Safari Club is spectacular and while no sunset is ever the same, they are all jaw-droppingly lovely.

20/47
Zimbabwe Victoria Falls River Lodge 48

Elephants regularly make their way through Victoria Falls River Lodge, headed down to the riverbank to drink and play.

21/47
Zimbabwe Victoria Falls River Lodge Victoria Falls Img 6696

Enjoying the best of both Worlds, the Victoria Falls River Lodge has stunning views of the Victoria Falls whilst being within the Zambezi National Park so you can enjoy views and wildlife at the same time.

22/47
Zimbabwe Matetsi River Lodge Victoria Falls Matetsi River Lodge Suite 31

The sleek and stylish suites at Matetsi River Lodge reflect the calm and tranquility of the magnificent Zambezi River which flows silently a mere stone’s throw away.

23/47
Zimbabwe Matetsi River Lodge Victoria Falls Matetsi River Lodge Dining Area 1

Earthy tones, clean lines and the night sounds of the bush coupled with delicious freshly prepared food make mealtimes at Matetsi River Lodge a delight.

24/47
Zimbabwe Matetsi River Lodge Victoria Falls Matetsi River Lodge Lounge Area 1

The sitting area at Matetsi River Lodge achieves a perfect balance of bush-chic and understated luxury – the ideal spot to sit back and relax and soak up the panoramic views over the magnificent Zambezi River.

25/47
Zimbabwe Matetsi River Lodge Victoria Falls Matetsi River Lodge Massage Sala

Pamper yourself with a massage at the in-house Spa at Matetsi River Lodge while listening the gentle sounds of the leaves rustling and the cry of the fisheagle in the background.

26/47
Zimbabwe Matetsi River Lodge Victoria Falls Matetsi River Lodge Pool 2

What makes Matetsi River Lodge a firm favourite at Ampersand is their carefully planned seating areas with their super-chic furnishings and views to die for!

27/47
Zimbabwe Matetsi River Lodge Victoria Falls Matetsi River Lodge Suite 4

The ultimate in bush sophistication – the newly refurbished rooms at Matetsi River Lodge are a triumph in stylish-rustic-chic.

28/47
Zimbabwe Matetsi River Lodge Victoria Falls Matetsi River Lodge Suite Outdoor Shower

Let the day’s excitement wash away under a super-powered outdoor shower at the super Matetsi River Lodge.

29/47
Zimbabwe Matetsi River Lodge Victoria Falls Matetsi River Lodge Wine Cellar

The cellar at Matetsi River Lodge stocks wines from South Africa’s finest estates.

30/47
Zimbabwe Vfh Falls Facing 011

The magnificent façade of the iconic Victoria Falls Hotel is steeped in stately colonial grandeur.

31/47
Zimbabwe Victoria Falls Hotel Victoria Falls Pkp 1655

The magnificent and well-proportioned pool at Victoria Falls Hotel is a super place to catch some rays and get some exercise in before indulging in high tea on the legendary terrace.

32/47
Zimbabwe Victoria Falls Hotel Victoria Falls Palm Lounge

The elegant Palm Lounge at Victoria Falls Hotel was meticulously and sensitively restored to its former glory in 2013 and is once again, a sparkling example of Edwardian grandeur.

33/47
Zimbabwe Victoria Falls Hotel Victoria Falls Main Lounge 01

Period furniture gleams with a fresh polish and the plumped sofas and marvelous standing lamps make the main lounge at Victoria Falls Hotel a perfect spot for a game of scrabble or to sit and read a suitably romantic novel.

34/47
Zimbabwe Victoria Falls Hotel Victoria Falls Main Gate Entrance1

The internationally acclaimed Victoria Falls Hotel is a regular haunt for dignitaries across the globe and the grand dame of Zimbabwe greets them with all with a distinctive charm.

35/47
Zimbabwe Victoria Falls Hotel Victoria Falls Livingstone Room Food04

Dining at Victoria Falls Hotel is widely considered to be the best dining experience in Africa.

36/47
Zimbabwe Victoria Falls Hotel Victoria Falls Livingstone Room 01

The highly acclaimed and opulent Livingstone Room at Victoria Falls Hotel has a well-deserved reputation for serving up exquisite meals. 

37/47
Zimbabwe Victoria Falls Hotel Victoria Falls Jungle Junction Evening04

Jungle Junction at Victoria Falls Hotel is a fabulous place to immerse yourself in a great dollop of African entertainment and cuisine and to enjoy unbeatable views over the mighty Falls.

38/47
Zimbabwe Victoria Falls Hotel Victoria Falls Flagpole 041

Time stands still at Victoria Falls Hotel as you enjoy high tea on Stanley’s Terrace in the knowledge that very little has changed since Edwardian times.

39/47
Zimbabwe Victoria Falls Hotel Victoria Falls Afternoon Tea 031

High tea at Victoria Falls Hotel on the terrace on the fabulous Stanley’s terrace isn’t the same without the resident warthogs who love nibbling on the manicured lawns.

40/47
Zimbabwe Victoria Falls Hotel Victoria Falls 9 Presidential Suite Main Room 011

The majestic suites at Victoria Falls Hotel are straight out of an Edwardian romance novel with their exquisitely draped four poster beds, marble bathrooms and the loveliest of views over the river below.

41/47
Zimbabwe Victoria Falls Hotel Victoria Falls 3 Stables Signature1

The rooms in the Stables Wing at Victoria Falls Hotel are individually and beautifully decorated with just a hint of contemporary which blends seamlessly with its colonial roots.

42/47
Zimbabwe Victoria Falls River Lodge 95 Resize 1

The main lodge at Victoria Falls River Lodge is a large, open plan area, set back from the river, perfect for spotting animals grazing along the riverbank. 

43/47
Zimbabwe Victoria Falls River Lodge Victoria Fallsluxury Tent Spacious Open Plan Private Deck With Plunge Pool And Spectacular Views Over The River

Savour the cool, calm and super-comfy interiors of the tents at Victoria Falls River Lodge where you’d be forgiven for wanting a lie-in to enjoy the outstanding panoramic views of the Zambezi River from the comfort of your bed.

44/47
Zimbabwe Victoria Falls River Lodge Victoria Fallsvictoria Falls River Lodge 15

Watch the sun setting over the most famous waterfall on Earth while watching the mists rising into the pink skies above at Victoria Falls River Lodge.

45/47
Zimbabwe Victoria Falls River Lodge 401

Family Suites at Victoria Falls River Lodge sleep up to 5 people (2 adults and 3 children) in a King size 4-poster bed, and a bunk bed and a small single bed in an adjoining tented room. 

46/47
Zimbabwe Victoria Falls River Lodge Victoria Fallsluxuruy Tent Bathroom1

The bathrooms at Victoria Falls River Lodge are like mini-palaces!  Spacious and with awesome views over the Zambezi River.

47/47

Places of interest

A holiday to Zimbabwe will take you on an unforgettable journey through a truly lovely patchwork of landscapes from the lush mountains in the Eastern highlands to the lifeblood rivers in the north to standing in awe at one of the natural wonders of the world, Victoria Falls. Zimbabwe is neatly sandwiched in between Zambia to the northwest, Mozambique to the north and east, South Africa to the south and Botswana to the southwest. The central zone of hills gives rise to many rivers, which drain into the manmade Lake Kariba, the marshes of Botswana or into the Zambezi River. The ‘highveld’ landscape is dotted with massive granite outcrops. Along the eastern border for some 350km is a high mountainous region of great beauty rising to an eye-watering 8,000 ft at Mount Inyangani, the country’s highest point.

  • All

Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe)

Zimbabwe Matetsi River Lodge Victoria Falls Victoria Falls At Andbeyond Matetsi River Lodge

One of the greatest spectacles on Earth and one of the seven wonders of the World, Victoria Falls is an...

View here

Hwange National Park

Matetsi River Lodge Victoria Falls Zimbabwe11

Named after a local Nhanzwa chief, Hwange National Park is the largest Park in Zimbabwe occupying a vast 14,650 square...

View here

Lake Kariba

Zambia Stanley Safari Lodge Victoria Falls S Luangwa 2014 07 145E

Dubbed Africa’s Riviera, Lake Kariba is a very special place indeed. It is vast: one of the four largest man...

View here

Mana Pools National Park

Zambia Stanley Safari Lodge Victoria Falls Carminebeeeater

Tucked into the northern reaches of Zimbabwe, Mana Pools National Park is a spectacular wilderness which stretches along the southern...

View here

Matusadona National Park

Zimbabwe Matetsi River Lodge Victoria Falls Matetsi Game Drive Elephants 61

The Matusadona National Park, in northern Zimbabwe, is one of the Zambezi valley's wildlife and wilderness treasures. Remote and rugged, this...

View here

Difficult to articulate just how good the service from you and your team really was. We know you will continue to do well and hope we have the chance to seek your assistance again before long.
- Mr & Mrs Manson, North India
So many highlights to choose from! The hotels were amazing but Maya Villa was a highlight… I loved just hanging out in the hammock reading my book and watching the peacocks chase the cows!
- Krista Weir, Sri Lanka
I had a very lovely time and was looked after splendidly. My first visit to India could not have been better, save for being longer! But I shall return at some point and I shall look to you to make the arrangements.
- Matthew Nicklin, North India
Ampersand’s preparation, attention to detail and interaction before and during our trip show exactly why good travel agents have a role in today’s internet booking age. They were a delight to deal with!
- Mr David Wallace, North India
We had a wonderful holiday - everything was perfect. Thank you for helping us to make a thoughtful plan to enjoy and make most out of our trip. The places we visited, the guides, the transportation and driver, the hotels selected... Everything was great!
- Jaime Benitez, South India
Everything you did for us whilst we were away was hugely appreciated, and Ampersand has been exemplary in every way. I'll always recommend you!
- Mr Richard Stoughton, Sri Lanka
I thought the Ampersand team was outstanding. We couldn’t have hoped for anything more.
- Mr Geoffrey Johnson, India
Without question, you put together the best trip I have ever taken. We were shown around like visiting dignitaries, the hotels were fantastic and the itinerary was just right. Everybody I know will hear about how amazing Ampersand is!
- Leslie Siben, India

Let us keep you up to date

Sign up to our newsletter and never miss out on unmissable exclusive luxury experiences