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Elephant's Walk Shopping and Artist's Village

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Address: 273 Adam Stander Drive, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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+263 77 225 4552
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Elephant's Walk Shopping and Artist Village is a vibrant mix of local...

Elephant's Walk Shopping and Artist Village is a vibrant mix of local artists, retailers, artisan studios, all working within in the cool tropical garden courtyard. The funky Africa Cafe serves delicious light meals and drinks whilst the Nam Tok Restaurant upstairs offer afro asian traditional foods. There is a museum which shows the material and visual culture of the peoples of the region - entry is free. Crocodile Cage diving can be experienced, a visit with out local Nyanaga (witchdoctor) or you can just sit under the palm trees and watch the world go by!

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Many craft vendors have their stalls here and are anxious to share their wares. Be prepared to bargain or even trade your clothes for a curio! Hard working artists welcome our... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2017
roniandgary
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Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Charming atmosphere, conveniently located. Wide variety of quality goods and souvenirs for sale and the best coffee shop in Vic Falls.

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Thank Jared M
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Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Great little hidden shopping mall with beautiful things. It's hidden behind the banks, past the snake park and N1 hotel. Lovely cafe which does great smoothies and food. No hassle - prices are usually displayed. You must go here while in Vic Falls - shop around and have lunch at the cafe.

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

Many craft vendors have their stalls here and are anxious to share their wares. Be prepared to bargain or even trade your clothes for a curio! Hard working artists welcome our American dollars!

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1 Thank roniandgary
Hong Kong, China
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406 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 459 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We stayed nearby (N1 Hotel) and had a walk around this open air shopping village. Quite a lot of nice stock and the environment is quite cozy and chic. There are some places for a drink and reading too. I bought a CD with African music there at USD20. I didn't bargain the price, let it be a contribution to... More 

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Thank MissHK2009
Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 279 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is an open air market area near the outdoor curio market, pretty much it is enclosed with a nice courtyard with big trees. The shops here are a bit more upscale and so are the prices. There are some food options here, like the Africa Cafe. Lots of smaller shops selling all kinds of things. The best part, there... More 

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Thank Zebra_45678
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I went through the outdoor shops and then through the Elephant walk. It was up scale from the out door shops on the other side.bi had bought a mask at the outdoor marker and went to DHL to arrange shipping back to the US. The price was ridiculous , $400 to ship. It was very obvious they wanted to cheat... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

if you are on limited time and a less than limited budget, then this is a great place to do some power souvenir shopping, or just have a wander and a bite to eat or cool drink.

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Thank fandingo
Brasilia, DF
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

A very touristic place to see loads and loads of local sculptures. But that's it: just to see, cause unless you're an extravagant and exotic high class tourist, it is insane to buy and carry this marble stuffs back home. There are, though, amazing clothes. But the most unpleasant thing is the aggressive and non-stop annoying approach of the local... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

I loved the Elephants Shopping Center. Lots of nice little shops, galleries, a great café and good quality souvenirs – especially compared to all the places on the main street in Victoria Falls. If you’re looking for something a little less touristy, head here to do your shopping.

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Thank Franziska S
Bussum, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Pleasant little center close to Victoria Falls. Mostly curious on the higher price end and a really nice lunch venue. Behind the center is a larger "African market" selling plenty of curious and "artifacts.

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Thank Ramrademan

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