Old Drift Lodge


Old Drift Lodge


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Old Drift Lodge Overview

Upstream of the iconic Victoria Falls, on the banks of the Zambezi River, lies Old Drift Lodge. The lodge boasts luxury accommodation overlooking the pristine Zambezi National Park, a mere 7 kilometers from the mighty Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Old Drift Lodge is nestled within a wild paradise frequented by elephant, buffalo, herds of sable, eland, zebra, giraffe, kudu, waterbuck and impala. The main lodge area has 360 degree views, North facing onto the Zambezi & South facing onto a water hole. A 7 kilometre stretch of river flows between the camp and the town of Victoria Falls, making Old Drift Lodge the closest lodge within the National Park to Victoria Falls.

Old Drift Lodge Rooms

Old Drift Lodge offers the ultimate immersion experience under the indigo tent of the sky and a ceiling of stars.

The suites are resplendent with stylish furnishings and fittings, accentuated by an indoor and outdoor shower, private plunge pool and star bed.

The outdoor bath allows guests to submerge themselves in hot, bubbly water while listening to the river rush by, bathing them with a wave of calmness and tranquillity.


1 Jan – 31 March / 1 Nov – 20 Dec

1 April – 31 Oct / 21 Dec – 10 Jan

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:
• Our rates are per person per night unless we note differently
• All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
• Our best rates for accommodation are available in our customized packages

Old Drift Lodge Inclusions

• Accommodation
• All meals and drinks
• Complimentary mini bars in the rooms
• Return Victoria Falls Airport / Livingstone Airport transfers
• Shuttle to Victoria Falls town
• Laundry
• Emergency Medical Evacuation cover
• 2% Tourism levy
• VAT on accommodation

Old Drift Lodge Amenities

• Air Conditioning
• Balcony / Deck
• Bath
• Complementary Wi-Fi
• Dressing Gowns
• Electrical Outlets
• En-Suite
• Fan Fridge
• Hair Dryer
• Heater
• Laundry Facilities
• Laundry Service
• Lounge Area
• Mini Bar
• Mosquito Nets
• Outside Shower
• Plunge Pool
• Private Pool / Jacuzzi
• Safe
• Sala Shower
• Tea / Coffee
• Verandah

Old Drift Lodge Facilities

• Activity Desk
• Bar
• Battery Charging Facilities
• Communal Dining
• Eco Friendly
• Internet Access
• Laundry Service
• Mobile Connectivity
• Pool
• Private Vehicle Available
• Restaurant
• Secure Parking

Old Drift Lodge Activities

Morning or Afternoon Game Drive
Morning and afternoon game drives in 4 x 4 game viewing vehicles will take you along the Zambezi River through the Zambezi National Park. Game that can be seen include elephants, buffalo, kudu, giraffe, zebra, eland, impala, warthogs, lion, wild dog and on occasions, cheetah. Tea baskets and snacks will be taken on the morning drives and Sundowners and snacks on the afternoon game drives.

Morning or Afternoon River Safari
Old Drift has two luxury 10 seater pontoon boats which will be used for morning and afternoon river safaris. Drinks and snacks will be provided on both safaris.

Walking Safaris
Morning and afternoon walking safaris will take place along the river but also in the spring lines of Zambezi National Park. Guests will be accompanied by a Professional Guide. Please note that children U 16 years are not permitted on walking safaris.

Lunch at the Lookout Cafe – Including drinks
Guests have the option to enjoy a lunch at the Lookout Café, inclusive of drinks. This can be booked in conjunction with the Tour of the Falls or for the adrenalin lovers, after they have taken part in any of the high wire activities that take place at the “Lookout”.

Guided Tour of the Falls – Zimbabwe (Excluding Rainforest Entry Fees)
A guided tour of “the Victoria Falls” is included in the nightly rate, but excludes park fees which are payable direct. This can be booked in conjunction with a lunch at the Lookout Café.

Africa has an air of romance that sets her apart from anywhere else in the world. However, it is upon stepping into the Victoria Falls rainforest that guests are truly swept off their feet. There is no finer ambience than the gentle roar of the waterfall. The trees grow so closely together that their branches entwine, and their soft, wet drip across the stone path that weaves through this natural wonder. Submerge yourself in the fragrance of the fauna and the playful fauna in this enchanting and awe-inspiring space. A guided tour is included in the nightly rate, excluding park fees. Satisfy your wanderlust by visiting the more beautiful of the Seven Wonders of the World.

471e Squire Cummings Rd, Victoria Falls, Matabeleland North Province, Zimbabwe

Additional information


Accommodation, Breakfast, Shuttle service, Government levy, VAT


Air Conditioning, Free WiFi, In Room Safe, Laundry Service, Mini Bar, Private Balcony, Satellite TV, Tea / Coffee Making Facilities

Room Options

Standard Room, Waterhole Facing Room, Waterhole Facing Suite


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