Victoria Falls River Lodge Blog

MEET THE TEAM – Obey Mahlupeka

MEET THE TEAM – Obey Mahlupeka

Obey Mahlupeka, VIP concierge A lot of the time when we travel, or we are on vacation, we seem to miss the small details – the welcoming smile, the hints, tips and genuine advice from someone who has lived at our preferred destination for most of their lives. Someone...

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MEET THE TEAM – Casper Masuku

MEET THE TEAM – Casper Masuku

Meet the team: Casper Masuku With only a few more weeks to go before we are open to visitors, we'd like you to continue meeting the people who help us keep the wheels turning. That is why we're dedicating this edition of meet the...

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MEET THE TEAM – Stefan Verster

MEET THE TEAM – Stefan Verster

Stefan Verster, Zambezi Crescent Relief Manager/ Reservations No one can deny that the last few months have proven rather challenging, forcing us to adapt to the times and changing our everyday-normal to new ways of being. Thankfully, some things remained the same,...

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MEET THE TEAM – Jena Gradwell

MEET THE TEAM – Jena Gradwell

HEALTH & WELLBEING DURING A TIME OF UNCERTAINTY With the world still in lockdown, life at the Victoria Falls River Lodge is moving at a far more sedate pace than usual. We thought we could make use of the global lull in activity to introduce you to a few more...

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From Pj’s Pen – June 2020

From Pj’s Pen – June 2020

I drove back to Victoria Falls from Bulawayo on 4 June. I was excited to see how the level of the river had changed in the two weeks that I was away; it had dropped significantly.     There is now a muddy sandbank in front of my tent, and I was happy to see...

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From PJ’s Pen – May 2020

From PJ’s Pen – May 2020

And then we entered our second month of this brave new world on 1 May 2020. The lockdown period was due to expire on 3 May and on 2 May it was announced that another slightly amended lockdown period would begin on 4 May and last for a further fourteen days. On 17  May...

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We are Ready – COVID 19

We are Ready – COVID 19

We care about the health and safety of every guest and staff member who enters our doors. Your wellbeing is our top priority and we are fully committed to your protection, without compromising on the quality of your experience when staying with us.     We...

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From PJ’s Pen – April 2020

From PJ’s Pen – April 2020

After two weeks off I drove from Bulawayo back to Victoria Falls on 24th March. As it turned out, I was just in time to avoid being stuck in Bulawayo for the lock-down, which was initially put in place to finish on 20th April.  I came back to an Island unrecognisable...

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Stingless Bees

Stingless Bees

On March 27th a huge Waterberry tree (Syzygium Guineense) collapsed over the island jetty. We were very sad to see it fall because it provided beautiful and plentiful midday shade for the platform where our guests arrive by boat. The maintenance team came across to...

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PJ’s ZAMBEZI RIVER REPORT: APRIL 2020

PJ’s ZAMBEZI RIVER REPORT: APRIL 2020

There has been a great deal of chatter on social media about the status of the Zambezi this year. There is some wild talk about the projected high-water mark in 2020 potentially exceeding the legendary “once in a thousand years” flood of 1958. It is interesting to...

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