Zimbabwe & Africa Resident Offer

What's on offer

We love welcoming guests from within Zimbabwe and the African continent and have crafted a special offer just for you. With a world-class destination on your doorstep, why travel anywhere else?


Zimbabwe and Africa Resident limited-time offer

Offer not available in your region

This offer includes:


Scheduled luxury airport transfers to/from Matetsi.

Fully inclusive 5* accommodation

Including personal butler service, exceptional cuisine and extensive beverage selection.

On-site safari and river activities

Game drives, a boat cruise on the Zambezi river, and a tour of Victoria Falls.

Terms & Conditions

  • Special Zimbabwean and African residents rates are valid from 8 January 2023 to 20 December 2023
  • These rates are only valid for residents of Zimbabwe and the African region.
  • Bookings received within 30 days to 72 hours of travel will qualify for this discounted rate.
  • Minimum 2 nights required to qualify for this rate.
  • Rates are not combinable with any other offers. Guests staying 2 nights or more will enjoy a scheduled, guided walking tour of the Victoria Falls.
  • Rates are valid for River Lodge Suites only and an additional surcharge is applicable for River Lodge Family Suites and River House Private Villa (the latter two categories are charged at a unit price as opposed to per person).
  • Child rates are discounted as per our child policy.
  • All payments within Zimbabwe can be made in USD cash. ZAR Payments may be done via EFT.
  • 100% payment is required in order to confirm bookings on these rates.
  • These rates are subject to availability at time of booking.
  • Rates and terms are subject to change at the discretion of management.

Online Reservations

For direct online bookings and live availability.

Traveller Enquiry

Your stay tailor-made by our reservations team.
Quality Assurance Manager

Sara Ellis

Sara Ellis is an incredibly dedicated and hard working member of our Matetsi family. Having been our Head Pastry Chef for over four years, Sara transitioned to her role of Quality Assurance Manager in early 2022, bringing with her a wealth of experience and an unparalleled attention to detail. Sara works primarily behind the scenes, supporting all departments to ensure that the Matetsi Magic shines through brightly in every one of our guest’s stays with us.

Sara holds a Cordons Bleus Grande Diploma from Silwood School of Cookery, Cape Town, and has worked at some exceptional Southern African establishments, including Ellerman House and Singita Pamushana, as well as on private yachts.

Sara is mother to two wonderful boys, wife of our Executive Chef, Shane Ellis, and an individual who shows great commitment not just to Matetsi Victoria Falls, but also to our local community in many ways, including standing on the Parents’ Association and driving fundraising initiatives for a local primary school.

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