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8.5
Fabulous
500 Total Reviews
Wonderful Location
Superb Staff
Fantastic Cleanliness

Property Description

Welcome to Victoria Falls Backpackers !!

Experts @ Backpacking

Awarded best hostel in Zimbabwe 2013 / 2014 / 2015 / 2017/2018/2020

As global travelers with over 20 years of experiences and adventures behind us, our team of professionals are ready to help you with your itinerary needs and to navigate your way to an outstanding Zimbabwean adventure.

Capture the exotic flair of Zimbabwean culture and indigenous art with affordable comfort and friendly service. Our eye catching accommodation is scattered across our luscious garden of which our swimming pool and fire place forms the center piece providing a delightful setting for interacting with other travelers or to simply relax.

Double rooms, En-suite, Dorms, Tent camping and Self Drive camping available, only a short walk from town, (2.5 km), we can also arrange taxis and airport pick-ups. All activities booked include transport to and from the lodge or town.

Although a bit further out of town, it is a very quiet, peaceful area next to the national park, we often have elephants visiting us or hear the lions and hyenas in the morning hours. Office Hours are from 7am to 7pm....

Let us know if you need any additional information on prices /packages or visas.

RE: URGENT NOTICE
Please travel with CASH into Zimbabwe, we have cash shortages in the ATMs, some days NO cash at all.
Any of the following currencies will be ok, USD/Euro/Rand/Pula/Pound, although you can pay for activities on Credit card, it might still be cheaper and easier to just bring the cash with and benefit from the cash Discounts.

It is safe to travel and you will enjoy our beautiful country.
Please do not hesitate to ask if you have any questions, hope to see you soon.

Our Facilities include:
Activity Desk
Car Parking Available
Lodge Spa and Fish Spa
Platform with view of the Mosi-Oa-Tunya (Smoke that thunders)
Beautiful Garden
Swimming Pool
Laundry Service
Linen provided
No towels provided (En-suites rooms only)
Mosquito Nets Provided (Bring extra repelant as in season it can get really bad)
Fans in Rooms
Lounge Area
Nightly Boma Fire
Child friendly
Bush Cafe
Safety boxes
Self catering kitchen
Bag Locker
WIFI

PLEASE CONTACT US FOR A AIRPORT PICK UP
Travel Tip !!
When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money.
Then take half the clothes and twice the money.

Reviews & Ratings

8.5
Fabulous
500 Total Reviews
  • Security
    8.8
  • Location
    7.8
  • Staff
    9.6
  • Atmosphere
    8.6
  • Cleanliness
    8.4
  • Value for Money
    8.2
  • Facilities
    8.4

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Latest Reviews

10
Superb
Nov 27, 2022
Great place! Great Staff! Best in Vic Falls for sure!
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Female, 41+
5.7
Rating
Nov 07, 2022
Bring your own mosquito net! The room had 'ventilation gaps' in the wall rather than windows, and as there wasn't anything covering them it was mosquito central in the room and bathrooms. The nets provided have plenty of holes in. The pool is nice though, as was the breakfast and staff.
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Couple, 25-30
7.7
Very Good
Aug 15, 2022
My stay was fine, location makes it hard to get food at night without taking a taxi since they don't recommend walking at night (especially as a solo female traveler). The rooms were clean and the shower was hot The staff were all fabulous! I wish it were more clearly stated that the rooms are not sealed. I was there in winter which doesn't have as many mosquitos from what I heard, but you literally have to just sit under your mosquito net or get eaten alive since there are gaps in the walls.
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Female, 25-30

Facilities

  • Free

    • Linen Included
    • Free Parking
    • Free City Maps
    • Free WiFi
  • General

    • Wheelchair Friendly
    • Security Lockers
    • Swimming Pool
    • Common Room
    • BBQ
    • Breakfast Not Included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Adaptors
    • Hot Showers
    • Self-Catering Facilities
    • Cooker
    • Fridge/Freezer
    • Cable TV
    • Outdoor Terrace
    • Parking
    • Outdoor Swimming Pool
    • Hair Dryers
    • Ceiling fan
    • Safe Deposit Box
    • Microwave
    • Towels Not Included
    • Children's Play Area
  • Services

    • Internet access
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Airport Transfers
    • Bicycle Hire
    • Towels for hire
    • Luggage Storage
    • Tours/Travel Desk
    • Currency Exchange
    • Housekeeping
    • Reception (limited hours)
  • Food & Drink

    • Meals Available
    • Cafe
    • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Entertainment

    • Board Games
    • Games Room
    • Foosball
    • Wi-Fi

Awards

2020

1st, Country Winners Zimbabwe

2018

1st, Country Winners Zimbabwe

2015

1st, Country Winners Zimbabwe

2014

1st, Country Winners Zimbabwe

2013

1st, Country Winners Zimbabwe

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