The grande old lady of Victoria Falls

The grand and beautiful Victoria Falls Hotel needs little introduction. Enjoy views of the Victoria Falls Bridge, delicious breakfast and celebrate your stay with a cruise on the Zambezi River

3 Night fly in package from:

For travel 21 January to 30 April 2020 
Bookings to be made from 20 January to 29 February 2020 
R14,433 pps
1 Jan - 30 June 2020
1 Jul - 30 Nov 2020

1 Dec - 21 Dec 2020

 The original colonial Vic Falls Hotel
 Walking distance to Victoria Falls
 Edwardian grand style

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Victoria Falls Hotel Package

This package includes:

  • Return flights ex Johannesburg to Livingstone
  • Airport taxes
  • Airport transfers
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • 1 Royal Zambezi Sunset cruise

Please note:

  • The above package is quoted on a restrictive fare which requires full payment within 24 hours
  • Prices are quoted per person sharing
  • This package is valid for SADC residents only. A copy of your passport/ work permit will be required when making the reservation

There is no substitute for the real thing. The Victoria Falls Hotel is 104 years young and as elegant and grand as ever after a recent refurbishment.

Hotel facilities at a glance:

  • Swimming pool & 2 tennis courts
  • Use of Elephant Hills 18 hole golf course
  • Hair salon and beauty therapist
  • E lounge for internet access
  • Business centre with photo copying, fax and telex facilities
  • Private chapel for weddings
  • Breakfasts lunches and high tea are served on The Stanley Terrace which has a splendid view of the spray of the Falls and The Victoria Falls bridge.
  • Dinners are served in the magnificent Stanley Room or on the Terrace.
    Conferencing facilities

In-room comforts at a glance:

  • The rooms are all en suite and comfortably furnished in colonial period furniture.
  • 24 hour room service
  • Complimentary morning tea/coffee
  • Bathrobes, hairdryers, satellite TV and air conditioning in each room

How to make a booking

  • Upon your confirmation that you would like to proceed with a booking your Maplanga consultant will send you a booking form to confirm your holiday.
  • We will require the full names of the people travelling as the names appear in the passport in order to book flights. You can either send us passport copies or send us the names by email.
  • Please note name changes cannot be made after the tickets have been issued.
  • Once a booking is made by you and the travel details confirmed to us we will send you an invoice with our full details indicated.
  • The advertised package is based on flights with restrictive rules. The airlines require payment for flights within 24 hours of making the booking and we will require a deposit to cover the payment. Once flights are paid they are non refundable. If you prefer more flexibility a higher class of flight must be used.
  • If a deposit is not received within the stipulated period the flights will cancel. We would then have to rebook the flights and this may result in the costed class being no longer available which would affect the cost of the package.
  • Final payment is required a month prior to travel or as the terms and conditions of the service provider/s dictate.
  • When full payment has been made we will send your e-tickets & travel vouchers to you. If you prefer they can collected from our offices in North Riding Estates.


  • Visitors flying directly into Victoria Falls Zimbabwe do not require a Yellow Fever innoculation.
  • Victoria Falls is a malaria area contact your doctor or travel cinic for suitable medication prior to travel.
  • We recommend that all travellers take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance. Speak to your Maplanga consultant if you would like further information on the Oojah Travel insurance we offer.

Passports and visas

  • You must have a current passport that is valid for 6 months after travel.
  • There must be at least two empty pages in your passport
  • South African passports require not visas to enter Zimbabwe.
  • Many nationalities including US, British, Australian and Canadian can purchase their visas on arrival or online. Please have cash for this. Passports requiring a pre bought visa include Greece, Colombia, India. A Univisa is available for travellers who wish to include Zambia in their itineraries.

Money, currency and credit cards  

  • Zimbabwe currently has no currency of its own. All major currencies are accepted for payment but the currency of choice is the USD as all prices are denoted in USD.
  • All major credit cards are accepted at the big hotels in Victoria Falls including The Victoria Falls Hotel.
  • We recommend that you take along some small denominations of USD currency to pay for small incidentals, park fees and curio purchases as the local vendors do not have credit card facilities.

Victoria Falls is a summer rainfall area. The weather is mild in the day and cool at night in winter (May, June July) and warm to hot for all other months with October traditionally being the hottest month of the year when temperatures rise to the late 30's (Celsius)

Victoria Falls is a casual tourist town so shorts and T shirts are perfectly acceptable attire everywhere. The only exception is the Livingstone Room at The Victoria Falls Hotel while no longer as formal as days gone by, has a dress code of smart casual.

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