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My husband and I recently stayed at The Elephant Lodge. The accommodations and food were adequate. It was 100 degrees and we only had a fan in the tent. The choices of food were very limited. The guide for the river cruise was very good,...More
I can't recommend Elephant Valley Lodge highly enough. I recently spent 2 days, 1 night there and was very impressed. The staff are all fantastic- incredibly helpful, informative and very kind. The premises is gorgeous. A watering hole where you can see animals at all...More
2 night, 3 day trip to Elephant Valley Lodge during the dry season. I stayed there once before in 2010. Chose a tent with heated beds next to the watering hole--the sounds of the animals and birds was unforgettable. Food was very good, buffet options...More
My family and I stayed in the "family" tent and were quite happy with the accommodations. When I say tent- this is a permanent structure on concrete base with heavy canvas walls and all the amenities of a regular hotel room. All the walls can...More
I was a little hesitant when my tour company booked me at elephant valley lodge. I read a review that had me a little worried about my safety. My travel agent assured me that elephant valley was safe and I have complete trust in him...More
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US$723 - US$1,030 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Response from manager309 | Property representative |
Good day. The past month of November has been great. It is a hot month still but as it is the start of the rainy season, it has cooled down a bit. I personally love November as everything comes to life after the dry season.
Response from SusannaOfRespontour | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I recommend SAA from Joburg to VicFalls; Zimbabwe-visa has gone cheaper and now costs 30 USD (cash!) instead of 50. Don't let others tell you the falls are in Zambia, as the best view (and the park to walk... More
Hi there, I recommend SAA from Joburg to VicFalls; Zimbabwe-visa has gone cheaper and now costs 30 USD (cash!) instead of 50. Don't let others tell you the falls are in Zambia, as the best view (and the park to walk alongside it) is and always was in Zim for sure. My recommendation: do not miss "High Tea" in the Victoria Falls Hotel (USD 15) - an absolute must - apart from experiencing the friendly Zimbabwean service you will also see the bridge and the spray of the falls while dining on cucumber sandwiches. Camp sites in Zim are clean and generally safe. The people are extremely friendly and will be grateful you visit their negative-news-ridden country. Have fun!
Response from aliverocklolly | Reviewed this property |
We found that if you leave a tip at the reception, this will be split between all the staff at the lodge, which is great for people working behind the scenes. If you want to tip an individual guide who has taken you on a... More
We found that if you leave a tip at the reception, this will be split between all the staff at the lodge, which is great for people working behind the scenes. If you want to tip an individual guide who has taken you on a game drive/boat cruise then give them the tip directly. Tip amount is entirely up to you, but we gave our guides between $5-$10 per trip