The Elephant Camp

Location: Victoria Falls Zimbabwe | Zimbabwe

Price guide: £££££ £350-£500 per person per night

Straddling two countries, with views of the mighty gorges that separate Zimbabwe and Zambia, as well as Victoria Falls, The Elephant Camp’s setting couldn’t be more spectacular. A perfect base for exploring Victoria Falls and seeing colourful wildlife including elephants and lions, return after a day’s sightseeing to your luxury tented suite to take in the stunning African sunsets from your private veranda.
Perfect forLovers of adventure, wildlife and vast, beautiful landscapes, from couples to families.
In the knowTake a scenic helicopter flight over Victoria Falls. This is one of the best and most memorable ways to experience this natural wonder and the vast and unique landscapes all around it.

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  • Family-friendly
  • History & Heritage
  • Service & Hospitality
  • Setting & Views

Hotel Overview

Sense Of Place

By the Masuwe River and the Zambezi gorge. Victoria Falls is just 10km away and Victoria Falls airport 15km away.

Rooms at The Elephant Camp

There are 12 stylish tented suites, including two family tents, each with spacious bedroom and living areas, air conditioning, indoor and outdoor bathrooms and mini bars, as well as plunge pools and private viewing decks perfect for taking in the panoramic vistas, including the dramatic rushing waterfalls and the stunning sunsets. There are also exclusive tents at The Elephant Camp West that are perfect for families and groups, with personal service and five-star catering.

Food and facilities

The Elephant Camp’s chefs offer gourmet traditional African cuisine such as sadza (African-style polenta) and chakalaka (a hot, spicy relish), using fresh, seasonal ingredients and herbs grown in the gardens. Dine at the main lodge, with its panoramic views across the savannah, or on your private deck. Relax with a spa treatment, or enjoy a birdwatching tour or a lion safari.

Activities at The Elephant Camp

The activities at The Elephant Camp are numerous; see Victoria Falls up close (an unforgettable experience), meet the adorable local elephants at the conservation-championing Wild Horizons Elephant Sanctuary and Orphanage, or relax on a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River. Outdoorsy types can go bird and nature spotting, or for something more active, adrenalin-seekers will love ziplining across the Zambezi gorge or plunging through it on a giant swing. There is also opportunity to visit a local village.

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