Old Drift Lodge
Upstream from the iconic Victoria Falls in the Zambezi National Park lies a pristine piece of land on the banks of the Zambezi River. The untouched natural beauty of the park is sprawled over 56 000 breathtaking hectares. The activities offered at Old Drift Lodge emphasise the rich natural environment, focusing on the abundance of wildlife that roam through the Park and swim the Zambezi River. The Zambezi National Park can be explored by road, river or on foot, satisfying guests needs to experience every aspect of this natural utopia.
The main lodge area has 360-degree views, north facing onto the Zambezi & south facing onto a water hole. Only 4.5 kilometres from the town of Victoria Falls, Old Drift Lodge is the closest lodge within the National Park to Victoria Falls. Luxury boats transport guests to our natural utopia where we are able to accommodate safari goers in 10 double suites and 4 family suites.
Old Drift Lodge offers family friendly accommodation, with each air-conditioned suite decorated with stylish furnishings, fitting of the bygone eras, which blend in seamlessly with the natural environment. The spacious canvas en-suite rooms all have a private lounge, viewing deck, indoor and outdoor showers, plunge pool and an outdoor bath overlooking the Zambezi.
- Activity Desk
- Communal Dining
- Eco Friendly
- Internet Access (Complimentary)
- Laundry Service (Complimentary)
- Mobile Connectivity
- Private Vehicle Available
- Secure Parking
- History & Culture
- Indigenous Culture / Art
10 Luxury Tented Twin / Double Suites – Each suite consists of: – A spacious bedroom – An en-suite bathroom with indoor & outdoor shower – Outdoor bath with a view – Private plunge pool – Sleep-out Deck – Private lounge with tea/coffee station and mini bar – Air conditioning – Ceiling fan
4 Family Suites – Each suite consists of: – Two spacious bedrooms, interleading – An en-suite bathroom with indoor & outdoor shower – Outdoor bath with a view – Private plunge pool – Sleep-out Deck – Private lounge with tea/coffee station and mini bar – Air conditioning – Ceiling fan
Number of Rooms: 14
- Air Conditioning
- Balcony / Deck
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
- Dressing Gowns
- Electrical Outlets
- Hair Dryer
- Laundry Service (Complimentary)
- Lounge Area
- Mini Bar (Complimentary)
- Mosquito Nets
- Outside Shower
- Plunge Pool
- Private Pool / Jacuzzi
- Tea / Coffee
A guided tour of “the Victoria Falls”, situated merely 7km from Old Drift Lodge, is included in the nightly rate, but excludes park fees, which are payable direct. This excursion 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…
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…
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.
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.
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”.