Gorges Lodge

s17 59 49 e025 56 36, Victoria Falls

Gorges Lodge has arguably the most spectacular views in Southern Africa and offers a unique Victoria Falls experience from a peaceful and idyllic base on the edge of the Batoka Gorge.


The main lodge area and the ten stone under thatch chalets are set in a magnificent and lush indigenous garden with stunning views across the gorge and of the pounding Zambezi River 200 metres below - truly breathtaking!


LOCATION

• 10km downstream from the Victoria Falls, Matabeleland North Province, Zimbabwe

• 22 km road transfer from Victoria Falls • 19 km road transfer from Victoria Falls Airport

• Latitude: -17.997083° Longitude: 25.943040°


FACILITIES

•Main lodge comprising open fronted thatch roof building with teak viewing deck in the bar area, separate lounge with fire place and dining room with gorge views

• Limited cell phone reception and limited WiFi in public areas


ACTIVITIES

All Victoria Falls activities are available upon request.

The Gorges All Inclusive option includes 2 activities per paying night. The activities to choose from are listed below:


•Victoria Falls Tour and shopping trip - a tour of the magnificent Victoria Falls rain forest (park entry fees not included) as well as a visit to the Victoria Falls curio market

•Sundowner Cruise - a wonderful two hour cruise on the Zambezi River above the Falls - enjoy the river, its wildlife and a Zambezi sunset with complimentary drinks and snacks

• Tour of the Crocodile Farm and Nature Sanctuary - the Nile crocodile is one of the most feared, yet most fascinating creatures of the Zambezi. Enjoy an in depth tour of the park and learn about their lifestyle, feeding and breeding habits

• Village Visit and School tour – visit the nearby Chisuma Village for an in depth look at life in a typical Zimbabwean village. The trip includes a tour of the school which includes a moving performance of traditional songs by the local school children

•Dibu Dibu Eagle show - guided nature walk along the gorge edge culminating in sundowners and snacks at Dibu Dibu to watch the Black eagles (viewing not guaranteed and limited by rain and/or lack of wind)

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Accommodation type Lodge
Hotel season All year
Check in 14:00
Check out 12:00
Pets Pets are not allowed in this hotel.
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Date Thursday, 11 April 2013

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Inclusive of 2% tourism levy

Subject to availability


ALL INCLUSIVE RATES INCLUDE

Accommodation - two activities per paying night - laundry service - 3 meals daily - local beverages - one return shuttle to town per day - airport shuttles


ALL INCLUSIVE RATES EXCLUDE

Curio shop purchases - premium wines and imported liquor - telephone calls - internet usage - lodge transfers - National Park entry fees - gratuities


PAYMENT

• Pre payment of total accommodation is required prior to arrival

• Extras such as park entry fees may be settled at the lodge in cash

• Credit cards not accepted

• There are ATM machines in town should guests need to withdraw cash


CANCELLATION POLICY

• 30 days prior to arrival: 75% refund
• 15 days prior to arrival: 50% refund

• 7 days prior to arrival: 25% refund
• Within 7 days of arrival and non arrivals: no refund


CHILDREN

•Children under the age of 7 are only allowed by special arrangement and providing parents sign a disclaimer

• Children aged 12 and below pay 50% and must share with an adult

• Up to 2 children may share a suite with a parent or guardian


THINGS TO BRING

• Sunhat, sunglasses and sun block cream

• Binoculars, cameras and chargers preferably with 12vDC capability too

• Comfortable walking shoes • Light, neutral coloured clothing

• Warm and windproof jackets essential particularly from May to September


HOW TO GET THERE

•30 minute road transfer from Victoria Falls town or airport – this transfer can be arranged by Imvelo Safari Lodges

•4 ½ hr road transfer from Bulawayo or Bomani – this transfer can be arranged by Imvelo Safari Lodges

• Self drive: lodge co-ordinates s17 59 49 e025 56 36.

On the Bulawayo / Victoria Falls tar road- 12 kms out of Victoria Falls town, a turn to the east – marked Deka and Gorges Lodge – turn down this gravel all weather road and drive for 11.2 kilometres. There is a sign marking the turn northwards to Gorges Lodge – 2.4 km.

(Gorges Deka road turn off: S 18 degrees 00.336 minutes E 025 degrees 55.565) minutes)

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Location LocationVictoria Falls
Address Addresss17 59 49 e025 56 36
Owner OwnerImvelo Safari Lodges
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