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Hornbill Lodge

Sleeps 12 in 5 rooms

Hornbill Lodge is an intimate lodge located in Mica Point near Lake Kariba. The lodge offers comfortable accommodation in A-frame chalets....
Hornbill Lodge is an intimate lodge located in Mica Point near Lake Kariba. The lodge offers comfortable accommodation in A-frame chalets. The accommodation is ideal for holidaymakers and business travellers.

The small size of the lodge offers the owners an opportunity to provide a personal touch. We give special attention to guests’ individual needs. Each chalet is equipped with ceiling fans, mosquito nets and bedding. The central communal thatched lapa has a bar, a lounge and a dining area. The lounge area has a communal TV with a DStv connection.

Guests can bask in the Zimbabwe sun beside the plunge pool. Enjoy a sundowner while soaking up the panoramic view of Lake Kariba or relax in the shade of indigenous trees in the beautiful landscaped garden.
from R3971

What A Pleasure Houseboat

Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

What A Pleasure Houseboat is 65-foot pontoon located on the shore of Lake Kariba. It is child friendly and it offers guests a comfortable...
What A Pleasure Houseboat is 65-foot pontoon located on the shore of Lake Kariba. It is child friendly and it offers guests a comfortable and spacious stay.

The houseboat consists of three cabins, two of which offer double beds, while the third has two single beds. The rooms share the use of a bathroom with a shower a separate toilet. The crew consists of a captain, a cook and deckhand who have separate facilities.

Guests need to bring their own food, which the chef will prepare for them, and an all-inclusive option is available on request. The kitchen is equipped with two deep freezers, a microwave, and tea and coffee facilities. The houseboat has a spacious lounge, a dining area and a bar where guests can relax.

There is a splash pool, a Jacuzzi and sunbeds that are not covered. The lower deck has a small chill-out area which is under-cover at the front of the boat and is a great place to have a braai.
from R6089

Zambezi Trader

Sleeps 50 in 25 rooms

The Zambezi Trader is a luxury passenger ship situated on one of Africa’s most beautiful lakes, Lake Kariba on the Zambezi River between...
The Zambezi Trader is a luxury passenger ship situated on one of Africa’s most beautiful lakes, Lake Kariba on the Zambezi River between Zambia and Zimbabwe. It can carry up to 200 guests on a day trip, or sleep 50 guests in its 24 cabins.

The vessel comprises 16 twin en-suite cabins with large windows above each bed; two bunk cabins sleeping four guests each; a large double en-suite cabin; two deluxe cabins with large private decks and entertainment areas with minibars; and three double cabins with private side decks.

A spacious pool deck with comfortable lounging has plenty of space for various activities and sunbathing. The infinity pool is situated in the front centre of B deck. There is a small conference and games room equipped with a data projector and a sound system. The lounge and bar are equipped with a decent sound system for the dance floor, spacious bar counters and lots of comfortable seating. The dining room is spacious allowing for at least 60 people with a wraparound veranda that can seat a further 16 people.

The ship is ideal for wedding celebrations and conferences, or just a gathering of friends and family for a fabulous holiday cruise. Lake Kariba provides enthusiasts with phenomenal fishing, with its southern shore offering stunning savannah wilderness thriving with magnificent game, from frisky impala to the indomitable elephant.

Most of our activities occur in the Matusadona National Park which is teeming with wildlife including elephant, buffalo, hippo, crocodile, an abundance of various antelope and an exceptional variety of bird life.
from R72799

Meremaid Houseboat

Sleeps 14 in 7 rooms

The Meremaid is a large, fully air-conditioned pontoon houseboat moored at Binga on the Victoria Falls side of Lake Kariba.
The Meremaid is a large, fully air-conditioned pontoon houseboat moored at Binga on the Victoria Falls side of Lake Kariba.

There are six double air-conditioned bedrooms and three full bathrooms with modern showers, baths, toilets and basins. There is a fully equipped galley with three fridges, one huge deep freezer, a microwave, a gas stove, and a bread-making machine. There is also a laundry room.

On the top deck is a Jacuzzi, loungers and a fully equipped air-conditioned bar and lounge area. There is a CD player and satellite TV. Guests need to bring their own DStv smart card. We have an under-cover dining area and some gym equipment and an internal telephone system.

On the bottom deck of the boat are the deck crew quarters and the storage rooms. The crew comrises a captain, a cook and two deckhands.

The fishing is very good on this side of Lake Kariba. The best tiger fishing is at Sengwe River which is a good days cruise from Binga. Relax and enjoy the vastness of the Sengwa Basin and the contrasting narrowness of the Chete Gorge.
from R11913

Unique House Boat

Sleeps 8 in 4 rooms

This luxury pontoon house boat has undergone a full refurbishment in November 2009 and can accommodate up to 12 people.

The...
This luxury pontoon house boat has undergone a full refurbishment in November 2009 and can accommodate up to 12 people.

The house boat offers four luxurious en-suite cabins accommodating eight people, and a top deck with a teak bar and plunge pool, accommodating an additional four people with an extra shower and toilet.

Accommodation can be provided on an all-inclusive or self-catering basis, and the boat is fully staffed. Two tender boats are also provided - perfect for tiger fishing or a sundowner cruise.
from R6662

Catalina Houseboat

Sleeps 10 in 5 rooms

Catalina is a very popular luxury catamaran houseboat, berthed at Binga on the Victoria Falls side of Lake Kariba.

There are...
Catalina is a very popular luxury catamaran houseboat, berthed at Binga on the Victoria Falls side of Lake Kariba.

There are four double air-conditioned bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, one air-conditioned room with two bunk beds with an en-suite bedroom, and two fold-out couches in the lounge area. The air-conditioned lounge is on the middle deck with a multi-system TV with DStv. Guests to bring their own DStv smart cards.

On the top deck is a swimming pool with sun loungers and a fully equipped air-conditioned bar and lounge area. There are fridges, an ice machine, a stereo and a CD player. There is a bathroom and a semi-covered dining room with a barbecue area, a gas weber and a fully equipped galley.

On the bottom deck is the Captain’s cabin and the crew's quarters, as well as the laundry room and generator room. Great fishing opportunities are to be found at Binga. The islands are home to plenty of game and the lake is not as busy as the more popular Kariba town side.
from R71476

Gache Gache Lodge

Sleeps 30 in 10 rooms

Gache Gache Lodge offers a true wilderness experience. Situated across Lake Kariba, the Gache Gache Lodge is the perfect place to immerse...
Gache Gache Lodge offers a true wilderness experience. Situated across Lake Kariba, the Gache Gache Lodge is the perfect place to immerse oneself in the pleasures of Kariba. Surrounded by big game, a variety of bird life and magnificent sunsets, your visit to Gache Gache Lodge will be a wonderful experience.

If it is a total break you need, just relax around the swimming pool and soak up the splendor of the Zimbabwe sunshine. Otherwise, let our professional guide take you by boat along the shores of the lake, where you can experience close encounters with hippo, crocodile and elephant. You can also choose a game drive in our open vehicle and to add to your excitement, you may be able to follow on foot if you find lion or elephant spoor.

For the keen fishermen, the ultimate catch is the tiger fish, Africa’s finest fighting fish. Also abundant in Lake Kariba is a variety of other species, including the great tasting Tilapia/bream. Eat what you catch.

The open-sided main building houses the dining room, bar and bar lounge, all with panoramic views of the lake. Three wholesome meals a day, plus morning and afternoon teas are included in the price. Experience our famous ‘dinner under the stars’ one evening, in the bush. Accommodation consists of 10 ethnic chalets, each with en-suite facilities and private verandas and again, each with a view of the lake.
from R3891

Chengeta Safari Lodge

Sleeps 48 in 16 rooms

Situated at the foot of a granite kopje amidst indigenous trees and a tropical landscaped garden, guests can expect a tranquil and restful...
Situated at the foot of a granite kopje amidst indigenous trees and a tropical landscaped garden, guests can expect a tranquil and restful stay at Chengeta Safari Lodge. This exclusive hideaway is home to a wide variety of birds and game that inhabit the well-established wildlife haven. Chengeta defines the approach to hospitality and we offer all of our valued guests a warm African welcome.

Whether you are looking for a good old-fashioned safari holiday packed with an endless array of adventure, a rejuvenating weekend getaway or the perfect unique venue for your special event, we look forward to taking care of everything. The safari lodge blends perfectly into the local environment with the structures constructed using local materials and techniques. Each of our 16 rooms are unique with tasteful furnishings and boasting comfortable en-suite facilities, all of which are combined to ensure a memorable stay.

There are many things to do while staying at the lodge. While most visitors come to experience the delights of the African bushveld on horseback, on a game drive or perhaps out on an early morning bush walk, many visitors also enjoy the wonderful experience of canoeing in the pristine waters of Chengeta. When it is time to relax, do some sun lounging by the swimming pools or simply enjoy a glass of wine on the veranda.
from R2621
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    Gache Gache Lodge

    from R3891
    Gache Gache Lodge offers a true wilderness experience. Situated across Lake Kariba, the Gache Gache...
    Gache Gache Lodge offers a true wilderness experience. Situated across Lake Kariba, the Gache Gache Lodge is the perfect place to immerse oneself in the pleasures of Kariba. Surrounded by big game, a variety of bird life and magnificent sunsets, your visit to Gache Gache Lodge will be a wonderful experience.
    from R3891
    Sleeps 30 in 10 rooms

    125.46km from Mashonaland West

    Ivory Lodge

    from R3786
    Khulu Ivory is a luxury camp nestled in the private concession of The Amalinda Collection. With...
    Khulu Ivory is a luxury camp nestled in the private concession of The Amalinda Collection. With nine luxury suites and a sprawling main deck and swimming pool, this amalgam of East African charm and environmentally kind comforts, you cannot go wrong with amazing wildlife, creature comforts and impeccable hosting and guiding
    from R3786
    Sleeps 12 in 6 rooms

    123.47km from Mashonaland West

    1 Review

    Bomani Safari Camp

    from R5300
    Bomani Safari Camp opened as a photographic destination. Situated in the southern side of the...
    Bomani Safari Camp opened as a photographic destination. Situated in the southern side of the Hwange National Park in the Bomani Vlei, this wilderness lodge stands alone in the area. Six elegant Tented Lodges, each with an en-suite bathroom, overlook a private waterhole which is frequented by elephants and buffalo well into the night.
    from R5300
    Sleeps 14 in 7 rooms

    122.06km from Mashonaland West

    Pamuzinda means 'The Royal Meeting Place' in Shona and the staff will do their utmost to ensure...
    Pamuzinda means 'The Royal Meeting Place' in Shona and the staff will do their utmost to ensure that guests staying at Pamuzinda Safari Lodge will have a stay worthy of the name.
    from R3309
    Sleeps 30 in 15 rooms

    100.70km from Mashonaland West

    Simba Harare

    from R780
    Simba Harare is a modern, Scandinavian-designed house situated in Harare. The plan for the house...
    Simba Harare is a modern, Scandinavian-designed house situated in Harare. The plan for the house is based on Scandinavian principles of space and large windows, with five semi-autonomous wings of the house and spacious meeting rooms in the middle.
    from R780
    Sleeps 16 in 5 rooms

    133.47km from Mashonaland West

    4 Reviews

    Situated at the foot of a granite kopje amidst indigenous trees and a tropical landscaped garden,...
    Situated at the foot of a granite kopje amidst indigenous trees and a tropical landscaped garden, guests can expect a tranquil and restful stay at Chengeta Safari Lodge. This exclusive hideaway is home to a wide variety of birds and game that inhabit the well-established wildlife haven.
    from R2621
    Sleeps 48 in 16 rooms

    98.42km from Mashonaland West

    The Secret Garden B&B is a comfortable bed and breakfast establishment, ideally located in...
    The Secret Garden B&B is a comfortable bed and breakfast establishment, ideally located in Chinhoyi. Chinhoyi is the perfect oasis for guests travelling en-route between Harare and The Zambezi Valley in Zimbabwe.
    from R1059
    Sleeps 16 in 4 rooms

    43.36km from Mashonaland West

    2 Reviews

    Wild Heritage Lodges are comfortable double-storey self-catering lodges that are ideal for a...
    Wild Heritage Lodges are comfortable double-storey self-catering lodges that are ideal for a wonderful, affordable holiday to relax and chill out.
    from R4400
    Sleeps 48 in 8 rooms

    131.95km from Mashonaland West

    The guest house is conveniently situated in Harare’s serene Avondale West, offering up-market...
    The guest house is conveniently situated in Harare’s serene Avondale West, offering up-market accommodation for business- and leisure travellers visiting Zimbabwe.
    from R1324
    Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

    139.10km from Mashonaland West

    Howden Place

    from R1000
    Howden Place is a cosy bed and breakfast situated in the secure suburb of Avondale in Harare. It is...
    Howden Place is a cosy bed and breakfast situated in the secure suburb of Avondale in Harare. It is the ideal base for a holiday in Zimbabwe.
    from R1000
    Sleeps 4 in 2 rooms

    140.20km from Mashonaland West

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