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Reviewed 30 August 2016

A very nicely run lodge, food was good , service was excellent and friendly, the rooms very spacious and the different activities like the walks and elephant feeding and riding all very nicely done. I would definitely recommend a stay at this camp as apposed to staying at the victoria falls hotel, lots to do.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 25 August 2016

A recent holiday to Africa saw us very careful about where we spent our money, trying to invest ethically for the animals and local people too. After a lot of investigation via email before hand we were happy they we there for the animals - our visit there was excellent, they truly care for the elephants and offer respectful interaction...

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Gulf Stream, FL
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Elephant camp is very close to Victoria Falls, which made it feel more touristy than any of the other areas we visited. The staff was very nice, but the reason to make the trip is to spend time with Sylvester, the cheetah. Quite possibly one of the most incredible things to be able to interact with a cat that size,...

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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Rooms are absolutely fantastic with an amazing view. The activities were first class, we were able to walk with Sylvester the Cheetah and learn all about his work as an ambassador to educate on human wildlife conflict, throughly recommended. We also loved the Elephant Safari and was incredible to learn so much about these gentle giants. Victoria Falls itself was...

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Camberley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I have never before stayed in a hotel where I felt like a guest rather than a paying guest. Himaal is the best manager I have had the pleasure of meeting, a real gentleman. He took charge of rearranging out activities so that we could fit in all the activities i wanted. There was so much included such as the...

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Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We stayed two nights at the Elephant Camp and our favorite part was the interaction with the elephants and the time spent with Sylvester, the rescued cheetah. Hiking through the park with Sylvester is a must. Cocktails over the Batoka Gorge were great and so were the helicopter and walking tours of Victoria Falls that they arranged for us. The...

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Tampa, Florida, USA
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Not the cheapest place in town, but certainly the finest. An incredible experience. Wish we had stayed an extra day. Spectacular accommodations and staff. Luxury tents with pools, decks and outside showers. Great meals. Must do a morning walk with Sylvester the cheetah, a once in a lifetime experience. Can't say enough about this great place.

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Occidental, California
Reviewed 9 August 2016

If you are going to Victoria Falls, you will find Elephant Camp an excellent place to stay on the Zimbabwe side. The service is excellent, the food supurb, and they are a refuge for elephants that cannot be released to the wild that you can hug and feed. The staff looked after our every need and helped us fit in...

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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We spent here two nights of our honeymoon. We simply loved it!it was way beyond our expectations!the God was excellent, the room was big and clean, the bed very comfortable, the staff super friendly, the activities were all fun and interesting! We did the nature walk together with cheetah (amazing animal!), the close encounter with the elephants and also the...

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Elephant Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your lovely review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear that you had such a wonderful time at the Elephant Camp and have rated it so highly. It is the perfect romantic location and we are glad you took advantage of a massage. The wellbeing of the animals within our care is of the...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

I honestly could not fault the Elephant Camp! From the moment we were picked up from the airport, the staff were nothing but friendly, helpful and accommodating. The food was incredible and you definitely didn't go hungry! 5* dining in the middle of the African bush was definitely not expected! The included activities were great, seeing Sylvester the cheetah was...

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Elephant Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your lovely review on Trip Advisor. Elephant Camp certainly is the perfect place to wind down, relax and enjoy some privacy and we are so glad you found our staff helpful. We are so glad that you managed to meet our herd of orphaned elephants and Sylvester who is doing so much to...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Elephant Camp has breathtaking views of the Victoria Falls' spray and the spectacular gorges which separate Zimbabwe and Zambia. The Elephant Camp is a luxury, intimate lodge under canvas within easy reach of Victoria Falls (approximately 10 km) and all its attractions and activities, yet secluded in its own private game reserve. The Elephant Camp offers exclusive suite accommodation for only 24 adults in 12 luxury tents. The 'Elephant Camp West' consists of 4 luxury tents that sleep 8 adults and 8 children (all are equipped to become family rooms with comfortable sleeper couches). (Children not included in total occupancy) All suites are gorge facing and boast a private viewing deck and plunge pool, private lounge area, air-conditioning and fans, bath (with a view), inside and outside shower, mini bar and tea/coffee stations. INCLUDED: Accommodation and all meals, drinks (excluding premium brands), complimentary mini bars in the rooms. Return Victoria Falls Airport transfers & two transfers to Victoria Falls town per day. Laundry & Emergency Medical Evacuation cover. Lunch at the Lookout Cafe. ... more   less 

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Address: Wild Horizons Wildlife Sanctuary, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Victoria Falls
Price Range: ₹ 51,374 - ₹ 74,018 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Elephant Camp 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
The Elephant Camp Hotel Victoria Falls
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Victoria Falls
#1 Family Hotel in Victoria Falls
#2 Luxury Hotel in Victoria Falls
#3 Business Hotel in Victoria Falls
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“For medium-size groups (6 - 10 people) ask if you can have the entire Elephant Camp West booked out”
 of 5 bubbles Elegant_Globetrotter, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All have great views!!!”
 of 5 bubbles peterbS5414RF, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The lower numbers are closer to main lounge and communal terrace.”
 of 5 bubbles stoddart97, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Tent was phenomenal! We loved it! You have your own splash pool, outdoor indoor shower. Amazing space. ”
 of 5 bubbles MarlaY_12, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Beautiful clean magnificent ”
 of 5 bubbles gweir21, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
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