Matetsi River Lodge

Safari Lodge | Victoria Falls | Zimbabwe Set along the banks of a quiet stretch of the Zambezi River, Matetsi River Lodge offers guests seclusion and luxury safaris within the one hundred and thirty-six thousand-acre Matesi Private Game Reserve.

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Matetsi is the ideal safari destination to combine with a visit to the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls. River Lodge is situated forty-five minutes west of the Falls.

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From: POA
Rating | Luxury

Highlights & What to Expect

  • Explore Matetsi's diverse ecosystems and abundant wildlife during game drives.
  • Undertake guided walking safaris to observe smaller species and admire flora alongside expert guides.
  • Canoe along the serene waters of the Zambezi River, keeping an eye out for hippos and crocodiles.
  • Savor the luxury and tranquility of the lodge and your private suite when relaxing between nature activities.
  • Admire the Victoria Falls, one of the world's grandest natural spectacles.

Location & Setting

Matetsi River Lodge fashioned its buildings and suites out of local granite and thatch to seamlessly blend into the landscape. It offers superb views of the Zambezi River, forming the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. Here, you will experience the perfect combination of safari and river activities in a tranquil setting and luxurious accommodations.


Luxurious suites marry classic safari style with modern comforts. Each features an outdoor deck with views framing the Zambezi River and surrounding savannah. The lodge offers a four-bedroom private villa, a family suite, and luxury suites. All are spacious and luxurious, with decorations that enhance the safari atmosphere. Each has a private plunge pool.


Spacious guest areas are located on the lodge's eastern and western sides. Each features indoor and outdoor living spaces, dining areas, and a lounge. The copper bars are a unique feature where guests delight after a day of wilderness activities with a drink, sharing tales of the day's adventures. Central guest areas also feature "Bomas" for a unique dining experience under the star-lit African Sky.







Swimming Pool



Private Pool



Sunset Cruises


Game Drives

Bush Dining

Bird Watching

Bush Walks

Water Safari

Bush Picnics

Night Drives

Culture Tours