VICTORIA FALLS AND CHOBE (ZIMBABWE/ BOTSWANA)

Chobe Marina Lodge is located in the North Eastern corner of Botswana where four great African countries converge: Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana and Namibia. At Chobe Marina Lodge you are surrounded by the beauty of nature.

All sixty of the river facing bedrooms captures the essence of Africa. River and land excursions at Chobe make this destination unequalled. Your safari experience at Chobe Marina Lodge allows you to get up close and personal with nature. Accommodation is provided in thatched studios, apartments, chalets and suites, with private lounges and modern comforts such as air conditioning, ceiling fans, satellite TV, telephones and mini bars.

Photographic opportunities abound, sunset moments are plentiful and with the more than 45 000 elephant that reside within the Chobe National Park, you are guaranteed to bank a lasting memory or two.

The resort of Elephant Hills, only 4km from the Victoria Falls, provides guests with a panoramic vista of the mighty Zambezi River and its surroundings. 276 rooms and an 18-hole golf course, designed by Gary Player, await you, a memorable blend of luxury and wilderness.

Modern facilities and equipment are available for guests, these include 3 restaurants and five bars a gymnasium as well as a sauna.

The Elephant Hills Hotel also offers a host of sporting attractions, including Zimbabwe's largest outdoor pool as well as 2 floodlit all-weather tennis courts and two squash courts.

Elephant Hills hotel has a business center, a beauty salon/barber, and laundry and valet service and 24-hour hotel room service.

2 Nights Chobe Marina Lodge, 2 Nights Elephant Hills Services

Day 1:

Scheduled road transfer from Vic Falls Airport to Elephant Hills. Two nights accommodation at The Elephant Hills Hotel on a BB basis.

Day 1+2:

Dinner at Elephant Hills or other venue – Own arrangements.

Day 3:

Scheduled road transfer from Elephant Hills to Chobe Marina.

Day 4:

Chobe Marina.

Day 5:

After breakfast transfer back to Vic Falls Airport for connecting flight to O.R Tambo international.

Extra Activities Included In Package

Return flights O.R Tambo – Vic Falls

Tour of the Falls – Zim side (Excluding entrance fees)

Duration: Approximately 2 hours.

This tour is conducted in the morning and afternoon. En route, clients may be taken past the ‘Big Tree’ where they may stop and take photos. Clients will be accompanied through the Rainforest by one of our qualified Guides who will give a brief history of the Falls themselves as well as detailing the flora, fauna, bird & wildlife and other points of interest. Guides are also happy to assist clients with photographs whilst visiting this most spectacular of waterfalls. Raincoats are provided when needed.

Sunset Elephant Back

Safari Clients are driven approximately 16kms to “The Elephant Camp” for an interactive and very personal elephant experience, inclusive of a 1½hr elephant-back ride. Snacks and sundowners are served after the Afternoon Safari. Pick Up Summer & Winter months 15h30.

Helicopter flips over the Falls

These 15min and 30min flights depart regularly throughout the day and offer spectacular photographic opportunities. Clients are collected from their hotels 30 minutes prior to their flight departure time and are given a safety talk on arrival at the Heli-pad, near the Elephant Hills Inter-Continental Hotel. The 15minute Flight Of Angels includes a flight over the majestic Victoria Falls, whilst the 30 minute Game Flight also includes a flight over the Zambezi National Park.

Sundowner Cruise

Sundowner Cruise - departs daily

16.00hrs (Winter months)

16.30hrs (Summer months)

A popular cruise including finger snacks, beer, wine, champagne and soft drinks. There are great photo opportunities against often-spectacular African sunsets.

Dinner at the Vic Falls Safari Lodge Boma

The Boma – Place of Eating This is not just another ethnic restaurant but a rather unique cultural experience. Excellent cuisine, including a variety of game meats and traditional Zimbabwean dishes, is accompanied by entertainment throughout your meal from traditional dancers, the Sangoma (story teller) and a local witchdoctor who is available for fortune telling.

Game Drives

2 open vehicle game drives at Chobe Marina Lodge.

Not Included:

  • Travel Insurance.
  • Items of a personal nature.
  • Additional beverages.
  • Optional Activities
  • Passport and visa related expenses. 

Facilities

Rooms are spacious in Elephant Hills hotel and well equipped, with remote control television, movie and satellite channels (CNN, M-Net, SABC, Movie Magic), Radio channels, direct-dial telephones, 2 lines (Bathroom telephone), dual voltage power points, bathrobes, minibar, in-room safe, tea and coffee making facilities.

Restaurant options at Elephant Hills hotel Samukele and Kasibi restaurants for informal dining, with buffet and a la carte menu The swimming pool area has a casual pool side grill serving traditional barbecue (braai).

On the 4th level is the cocktail bar.

Other snack areas include the Mapopoma Bar and Terrace, and the Halfway House golf course snack.

Situated on the shores of the Zambezi River, Elephant Hills hotel is a perfect resort location. Here you have three top class restaurants to choose from, a 18 hole golf course, a casino and a sparkling swimming pool within the facility.

Golf Rate:

18 holes

9 holes

Bars

  • Kalundu Bar
  • Poolside Bar
  • Mapopoma Bar
  • Halfway House on Golf Course

Important notes for clients travelling to Zimbabwe:

With effect from 1 January 2007 MasterCard transactions will no longer be accepted in Zimbabwe. Only VISA, DINERS and AMEX cards will be accepted.

Clients to settle accounts in foreign currency i.e. SA Rands or U.S. Dollars.

Clients to take small denominations of bank notes as change will be given in Zim Dollars.

Check-in time: 14h00 and check-out time: 10am.