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    Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge

    Matetsi Safari Area | Upper Zambezi River, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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    “game drives” (101 reviews)
    “the river” (107 reviews)
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    Reviewed 4 April 2017

    Has to be one of the best birding venues in Zimbabwe...great guides and staff in general are excellent with good management....vehicles are well decked out for bird photography and pontoon is excellent for river birding ...I definitely will be back...More

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    Response from WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Imbabala Zambezi Safari LodgeResponded 5 April 2017

    Dear Roger Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear that you had such a wonderful stay at Imbabala. Imbabala has always been renowned for its spectacular bird sightings, some of which are often 'lifers'...More

    Reviewed 2 April 2017

    The staff were wonderful- helpful, attentive and they worked very hard to give a good experience. Beautiful location and fun to meet the other guests. Animals were on the property at times which was great. I loved eating out doors at a long dining tableMore

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    Response from WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Imbabala Zambezi Safari LodgeResponded 3 April 2017

    Dear Lena Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed all the aspects of the lodge so much as well as being able to enjoy some game viewing whilst in camp!...More

    Reviewed 1 April 2017

    Had a wonderful time along the banks of the Zambezi with the John, Sarah, and their crew here. The staff does laundry and goes out of its way to please. Robert, our safari guide, was very well-versed. Moreover, we really enjoyed the community dinners in...More

    Thank Steve B
    Response from WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Imbabala Zambezi Safari LodgeResponded 3 April 2017

    Dear Steve Thank you so much for your wonderful review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to read how much you loved your stay at Imbabala! Your kind comments about the staff have been passed on to them. They will be very pleased to know...More

    Reviewed 9 March 2017

    Had a fantastic experience. Nice accommodations and excellent food in an idyllic setting on the Zambezi River. Super game drives with our affable and knowledgeable guide Richard. Added trip to Chobe also fantastic. Highly recommended overallMore

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    Response from WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Imbabala Zambezi Safari LodgeResponded 10 March 2017

    Dear Guest Thank you so much for your fabulous review and your very high recommendation of the lodge. We are delighted that you had such a wonderful stay and enjoyed all the facilities and activities so much. We are also pleased to hear that you...More

    Reviewed 9 March 2017

    Such a special place and fantastic staff.Just such a pity the all night party noise from Kazungula.One would think that the various country travel companies could appeal to authorities to turn the dreadful music down ,that goes on all night.More

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    Response from WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Imbabala Zambezi Safari LodgeResponded 10 March 2017

    Dear Guest Thank you for your review. We are so glad that you found Imbabala to be such a special place! We apologize for the noise that came across from Zambia at night. Our Northern neighbors do love to party and unfortunately, despite our best...More

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    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
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    • US$418 - US$689 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #3 Family Hotel in Victoria Falls
    • #3 Luxury Hotel in Victoria Falls
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    • Matabeleland North Province >
    • Victoria Falls
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    Vijay R
    6 September 2016|
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    Response from j1roos | Reviewed this property |
    We arrived at Imbabala by car from Victoria falls. The drive was about an hour from a lodge we were staying at. We left for the airport in Botswana for our trip home to the U.S.we had transfers pre-arranged with our travel... More
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    Hi Yumi. I think your e-mail was for Trip Advisor or for Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge, but it was some how routed to me. If I can help in some way, please let me know. I'm happy to answer any questions about my stay at... More
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    Response from dej73 | Reviewed this property |
    Hello, I cannot officially answer your question because I was also a guest. What I can tell you is that when I booked our stay, everything was inclusive. All of our food and drinks and game drives - morning, afternoon and... More
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