Matetsi River Lodge offers the unique experience of rich views of wildlife as well as captivating experiences of the Victoria Falls. Situated approximately 40km from the Vicotria falls, the exclusive lodge’s 18 rooms and private villa give guests a front row seat to a breathtaking view of the river, as well as to a private 123,500-acre game-filled reserve.Enjoy the tour
“Nestled on an exclusive stretch of the Zambezi River, & Beyond Matetsi River Lodge celebrates the region’s fascinating heritage with authentic features and effortlessly combines them with light and airy contemporary interiors. Designed to make the most of the reserve’s spectacular views, the lodge’s two camps, of just nine suites each, are complimented by tranquil guest areas.” - Source
Cemcrete’s finishes were used throughout various sections of the lodge upon its renovation, even extending as far as the swimming pool. The main feature of Cemcrete’s distinctive cement-based finishes is natural mottling and movement. This feature harmoniously compliments the continuous theme of tranquility as well as resonates the unmissable movement and flow of the Zambezi River.
The lodge offers a wine cellar, private gym, a relaxing spa and even its own curio shop, perfect for some retail therapy while enjoying your stay. Not to mention the amount of outdoor activities that are also made available, from bungee-jumping to camp based fishing escapades, helicopter flights to white-water rafting and even mountain-biking. What more could you want from a bushveld getaway?
Cemcrete products used:
Colour Hardener - Stone
CreteCote - Sand Dollar
PoolCrete - Pacific Blue
“Both the spectacular lodge and villa pay homage to the wonderfully rich cultural heritage of Zimbabwe by showcasing a vibrant theme of wood and copper, the “red gold” of the country’s historical mining industry. Splashes of bright blue remind guests of the rushing waters of the Zambezi River.” - Source
Johan Gardiner, the lodges Zimbabwean owner, has allegedly spent a small fortune on making his lodge one of the finest in the country. John has even gone as far as to create watering holes for the game to surround. With such vigour for creating a one-of-a-kind stay for his guests that exudes his passion for the African bush, it’s hard not to appreciate this lodge’s appeal.