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Elephant's Walk Shopping and Artist's Village

273 Adam Stander Drive, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
+263 77 225 4552
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Some V interesting crafts and items for sale, if you don't like negotiating with vendors then this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Garethzimbo
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The heritage museum was an unexpected highlight!

Randy, our host at the heritage museum talked to us about the various drums of the Tonga and Shona... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Christopher A
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Elephant's Walk Shopping and Artist Village is a vibrant mix of local artists, retailers, artisan studios, all working within in the cool tropical garden courtyard. The funky Africa Cafe serves delicious light meals and drinks whilst the Nam Tok Restaurant upstairs offer afro asian traditional foods. There is a museum which shows the material and visual culture of the peoples of the region - entry is free. Crocodile Cage diving can be experienced, a visit with out local Nyanaga (witchdoctor) or you can just sit under the palm trees and watch the world go by!
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good51%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“africa cafe” (6 reviews)
“for sale” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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273 Adam Stander Drive, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some V interesting crafts and items for sale, if you don't like negotiating with vendors then this is for you. Prices are quite strong though. Must visit Ishumael Mhike's recycled trash sculptures, his work is brilliant and it's well worth supporting him.

Thank Garethzimbo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Randy, our host at the heritage museum talked to us about the various drums of the Tonga and Shona tribes. There was a lot of examples of local art and jewelry of cultural significance. Some very good documentation on various invasions, conflicts and eventual national...More

Thank Christopher A
Reviewed 7 December 2017

On leaving our hotel we were approached by men trying to sell billion dollar notes and then by someone trying to sell two bowls starting at $10, then $8 and finally $4. Then another wanted my trainers and T Shirt. Village may be typical of...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Rich in various shops, artists, etc to spend time. A great garden to walk through. Has live Crocodiles in several cages to see and an tour guide to even put on a show with the crocs in the pond. Exciting!

Thank Moselyn M
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

great space to hangout and eat while deciding what kind of curious to buy for your loved ones. you dont get harrassed by vendors so you can really appreciate the arrwork and get inspired

Thank CarlNcube
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed this place. It is fixed price so no haggling. There are some beautiful sculptures & pictures just wish I could get them home. There is an array of different arts. A lovely man called gift who makes art out of wire. I loved...More

Thank Lola008
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Great to wander, browse and little pushing selling. This is not black market so priced higher but quality and standards better. Cool, shaded and lots to see. Nice cafe too.

Thank Speigal
Reviewed 1 November 2017

This was a refreshing alternative to the outdoor market located behind the building. This shopping center has small cafes that sells pastries and sandwiches. You can take the food and drinks at the outdoor patio in the middle of the building surrounded by plants. There...More

Thank Maria2628
Reviewed 26 October 2017

There is so much choice so allow for a few hours to walk around this part of Victoria Falls. There are a lot of mass produced stuff...wood painting etc...be prepared to haggle. Found a couple of artists doing their own thing and bought a fabulous...More

Thank daftmare
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

After getting sick of people bugging us in the streets we decided to come here and it was worth it Was nice and quiet with decent quality gifts. There was enough shops in here to get everything we needed. Only issue was freight compaines wernt...More

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managerEW, Owner at Elephant's Walk Shopping and Artist's Village, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to give us a great review. We will speak to the shipping agents in Elephant's Walk as they are supposed to be open 7 days a week - sorry! Hope to see you back again soon.

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