Experience the magic that is Matetsi Victoria Falls: the ultimate safari experience and idyllic accommodation retreat from which to visit the largest waterfall on earth. Set on a private 15 km stretch of the mighty Zambezi - meaning “The Great River” in the local Tonga language - you will find this award-winning safari lodge and luxury villa. Just 40km upriver from the rush and spray of the Falls, Matetsi Victoria Falls offers both world-class safari experiences and an idyllic oasis from which to explore, adventure, relax and recharge. Experience stellar five-star services rivalled only by the spectacular natural wonders surrounding Matetsi River Lodge and River House. Guests, accompanied by knowledgeable, conservation-minded guides, are invited to explore Matetsi Private Game Reserve’s 55 000 hectares of protected and unspoiled wilderness on foot, by vehicle and by boat, while great herds of elephant, buffalo and plains game delight and amaze.
Highly acclaimed for the distinctly African, exquisite interiors, Matetsi showcases polished earth finishes, lustrous hand-beaten local copper detailing, and cool contemporary flows between interior and exterior living spaces. Guests enjoy a diverse range of sociable or retreat spaces and indulge in the wilderness in privacy and comfort. For those in search of seclusion and privacy, Matetsi River House epitomises the luxury of space for you, with family or friends. Matetsi River Lodge has two intimate camps made up of nine river-facing suites each, including two family suites.
Experience Matetsi magic from sunrise safaris to sunset boat cruises. There is a wide range of activities available within Matetsi Private Game Reserve, and Victoria Falls town offers additional activities catering for the most discerning culture seekers through to avid adventure enthusiasts.
Bespoke excursions including the famed ‘Flight of the Angels’ scenic helicopter flight, high teas, and many more activities are available. All transport, arrangements and services are managed and monitored by Matetsi to ensure premium standards. These activities, tailor-made to your preferences, are booked, managed and quoted per request.
At Matetsi Private Game Reserve you also have the opportunity to experience an exclusive riverboat cruise or canoeing excursion along a private stretch of the Zambezi.
You can also enjoy Africa’s deep heritage of traditional healing with a selection of massages that use holistic therapies and all-natural, eco-friendly ingredients and essential oils for relaxation, recharging or detoxing. Otherwise, opt for a manicure or pedicure. Sit back and relax while your hands and feet are pampered.