Matetsi Water Lodge

Victoria Falls National Park, Zimbabwe - Classic 4

Matetsi Water Lodge - Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

The luxurious Matetsi Water Lodge is situated along a private Zambezi River frontage, and is renowned for sophisticated accommodation and sweeping views of the river and surrounding African wilderness. The 3 camps - West Water, North Water and East Water - are set on the riverbank under a canopy of lush, riverine trees.

Matetsi's location next to the great Zambezi River offers exhilarating water activities such as boat cruises, canoeing and fishing, in addition to excellent game viewing and birdwatching. You may also enjoy many thrilling adventures at nearby Victoria Falls.

Experienced rangers and trackers will lead you on interpretive game-drives in open 4x4 safari vehicles. Matetsi is one of the very few areas in Zimbabwe where night game-drives are permitted, revealing a host of interesting nocturnal animals.

Enjoy leisurely morning and/or afternoon riverboat cruises on Matetsi's private stretch along the mighty Zambezi River, offering the perfect opportunity to spot Matetsi's incredible birdlife, hippos and elephants while watching a glorious sunrise or sunset.


Matetsi Water Lodge is made up of 3 individual safari-style camps each with 6 private chalets.

Each of the chalets has an en suite bathroom, as well as both an indoor and outdoor shower. Huge teak doors lead out onto the private deck area with its own refreshing plunge pool. Air ConditioningBasinDeck / BalconyEn Suite ToiletIndoor BathIndoor ShowerOutdoor showerPrivate Plunge Pool.

Matetsi Water Lodge’s three romantic camps – West Water, North Water and East Water – are set on the river bank under a canopy of lush, riverine trees. Each camp comprises six private suites with vast teak doors that swing open to plunge pools and decks with magnificent river views. The layout of each camp ensures privacy and intimacy in an idyllic setting. Open sided, thatched guest areas consist of an elegant dining and sitting area with large fireplace. Delicious Pan-African cuisine is served on the intimate riverside dining decks or in a surprise setting in Matetsi’s pristine wilderness.

Matetsi Water Lodge - Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe