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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Perched on the very edge of Bakota Gorge, just 10 kilometres downstream of the thundering Victoria Falls, this luxury lodge boasts some of the most spectacular views in Southern Africa. From your epic vantage point high above the Zambezi river, take the time to explore, unwind and immerse yourself in the rich culture of this vibrant land.
Gorges Lodge has a selection of 10 luxury cottages, while Little Gorges offers a further five tents
Main lodge area with viewing deck and bar
Outdoor swimming pool with stunning views
Extensive activities including guided tour of the Victoria Falls, village visits, black eagle viewing and sunset cruise
In-house spa treatments
Spacious stone-under-thatch chalets, each with their own veranda, boast breath-taking views across the rocky gorge. High wooden beams and soft furnishings surround large four-poster beds – this is a safari experience with no compromise on luxury. Beautifully manicured gardens lead back to the central lodge, complete with dining area, a refreshing pool and relaxing lounge. Unwind with a cool cocktail on the viewing deck at sunset and soak up the untamed beauty of the dramatic landscape before you. From your prime position, watch in wonder as eagles sore at eye-level, riding the thermals while observing their rocky hunting ground.
There is much exploring to be done in the areas surrounding the lodge, with gorge-edge walks and guided hikes, all ending in excellent refreshments. In Victoria Falls town, there is plenty to keep your adventurous side occupied; from white water rafting down the surging Zambezi River, to the 110-metre bungee off the bridge connecting Zimbabwe to Zambia, your next adrenaline rush is never far away.
Natural, local building materials used for the lodges and chalets
The lodge’s ethos is ecotourism, focusing on socially responsible travel whereby a percentage of profits are used to directly improve environmental sustainability and benefit the local community
Conservation schemes such as a raptor protection and education programme
Member of the Pack for Purpose scheme, encouraging tourists to benefit the local community
Why we love it
Steeped in culture, the lodge offers endless opportunities for you to experience and learn from the rich and ancient traditions of the local community. From dancing round the campfire to village and school visits, the local people are welcoming and friendly, adding an extra special dimension to your safari adventure.
Planning your experience
Contact our Travel Designers to find out more about Gorges Lodge and to start planning your own bespoke experience to Zimbabwe.
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