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Bela Bela
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I experienced a holiday that i only dreamt of, the service was for me unbelievable. The type of service that made us feel special, nothing was to difficult, to much to ask for. It was done with a smile and immediately. Thank you to the staff you really are very special. God Bless and keep you safe.

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your wonderful review on Trip Advisor! We love to read how much guests have enjoyed their stay at Imbabala and your review certainly reflects a truly memorable holiday. Your very kind comments about the staff have been passed on to them. We would love to welcome you back again one day! With the...

Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is a very good lodge and saw lots of wildlife in and out of the camp. The staff are very good and friendly. We had lots of fun and saw more than 100 different species of birds. It was a good experience.

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your lovely review and high recommendation of Imbabala. We love to hear that people have enjoyed their stay so much and that they managed to tick off over 100 bird species! I am sure that many future birders will be very pleased to read this. With kindest regards Management and Staff Imbabala Safari...

harare
Reviewed 1 week ago

excellent lodge to stay at for birding as there are many good waterbirds - in the correct season - and other woodland species. For Zimbabwe this is the only place to see certain species. Staff excellent, food very good, drinks cold, rooms clean and spacious. only issue is the noise coming from the Zambian side and many lights, but this...

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Dear James Thank you for your wonderful review on Imbabala. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much and had excellent bird sightings. Imbabala is in a perfect location, as you point out , to provide wonderful bird watching opportunities. Thank you for your kind comments about the staff - these have been passed on. We would love...

Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Top notch service and staff. Best location for Hippos! Great Lodge site with warthogs, Impala, mongoose etc. running through campsite. Extremely friendly and helpful staff. Excellent Chef. Accommodations great. Convenient for day trip to Choba. Main criticism related to size of the Reserve - smaller area than others so less variety of Game; but good "herds" of what was there...

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Fred Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are delighted to read how much you enjoyed your trip to Imbabala. Our staff pride themselves on providing excellent hospitality to all our guests and your kind comments shall be passed on to all. The 'resident' animals who have made the grounds of the lodge their home are a...

Kandy, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here for three nights. The lodge was of very high quality and the staff were very friendly and helpful, especially the managers Jon and Sarah. The food was also very good. Our guide Richard was very knowledgeable on the fauna and flora, and explained many interesting aspects of the mammals and birds that we encountered....

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your lovely review. we are so pleased to hear that you had such a lovely stay and Imbabala and had such good game viewing opportunities! The lodge staff all pride themselves on their excellent hospitality and your kind comments will be passed onto them, especially Jon, Sarah and Richard Thank you for your great recommendation....

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I have just had a lovely overnight stay at Imbabala and despite it being short we loved it. The lodge is just a one hour drive from the town of Victoria Falls and it overlooks the Zambezi River. In the distance, you can see the border crossing with Botswana and beyond that Zambia and Namibia so this...

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Amanda Thank you so much for your lovely review and very kind words. We are delighted that you could spend even one night with us and that you enjoyed yourself so much. Imbabala is certainly a very special place and we are glad that it was so memorable for you. Your kind comments about the staff, and especially Richard,...

Stroud, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Imbabala Lodge is situated in the extreme north west of Zimbabwe very close to the borders of Botswana, Namibia and Zambia and it is conveniently only 70 kms away from Victoria Falls. Imbabala Lodge is located in such an amazing location and you can't help seeing a variety of animals and birds. The border th Botswana is unfenced so wildlife...

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Sean Thank you so much for such a wonderful review! We have loved reading how much you enjoyed what was obviously an incredible stay at Imbabala. Your review has beautifully captured the essence of Imbabala and I am sure that many future guests will love to read about your experience there. Our team take great pride in their fantastic...

australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed the last two nights of our 3 and a half week African holiday at this excellent establishment. Every aspect of or stay was outstanding. The managers Sarah and John were welcoming and ensured we enjoyed every minute of our stay. The accommodation is in individual huts with views of the Zambezi and only takes about 18 people at...

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you had such a wonderful stay at Imbabala and enjoyed every minute of it! We love to read how you enjoyed all aspects of your stay, from the staff to the accommodation to your excellent game viewing! Your kind comments about...

Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a well run safari lodge with friendly and helpful staff, good home cooking and pleasant rooms to stay in overlooking the Zambezi. The safaris were interesting and fun with a knowledgable guide and plenty to see in the bush. It is a good place to stay in Zimbabwe..

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your lovely review on Trip Advisor. We love to hear how much guests have enjoyed their experience with us and how much they have enjoyed their safari. Thank you for your high recommendation to future guests. We hope to see you again one day. With kind regards Management and Staff Imbabala Safari Lodge

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful place about one hour from Victoria Falls. Very good service, everything well and flexibly organized and excellent guides. Highly recommended. Take the opportunity to go to Chobe in Botswana while here.

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ferdinand Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you had such a wonderful time at Imbabala. Thank you too for your kind comments about the guides which have been passed on to them. We are such that many future guests will find your recommendation to do a Chobe day...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge is situated on a riverine fringe of the mighty Zambezi River where Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia and Namibia converge. Located 80 kilometers west of Victoria Falls, access is by transfer from Victoria Falls, Livingstone or Kasane. Imbabala offers the chance to unwind but also some of the most amazing game viewing and bird watching in the region, in the seclusion of a private National Parks concession. The 5,000 acre concession has 14 kilometers of private Zambezi river frontage and borders the Chobe Forest Reserve, which is renowned for its massive Elephant population. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge

Address: Matetsi Safari Area | Upper Zambezi River, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Victoria Falls
Price Range: $622 - $908 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Imbabala Zambezi Safari Hotel Victoria Falls
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#3 Family Hotel in Victoria Falls
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#5 Romantic Hotel in Victoria Falls
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“outside showers are great! big mosquito net and fan keep the rooms comfortable.”
vundu50, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“More than adequate for a birding safari....clean & comfortable, ”
D8681CErogerm, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Simple but quite adequate”
F2160XWianb, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms face the Zambezi River. All rooms are well situated.”
heatherbI5050UX, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Take time to kick back and enjoy the sounds and sensations of Africa from either the lounge chairs on the porch or lay on the bed with the curtains wide open and soak in the atmosphere.”
I9153HMmatthewt, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
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