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Explorers Village

Elegant budget accommodation in a central part of Victoria Falls town, offering comfort, style and simplicity at great prices!

A view of the pool and the main deck The restaurant under thatched shade Inside a chalet room Overlander camping area Outside the chalets

OUR OVERVIEW

The Explorers Village is an excellent option for very good quality budget accommodation. The small but elegant chalets are clean and comfortable and are perfect for travellers wanting cheaper accommodation without compromising on quality. The large central entertainment, dining and bar area has a great atmosphere and facilities, with good quality food being served. The Village's central location makes it very convenient in relation to the shops, banks and other restaurants. We highly recommended the Village for not only those looking in this price range but actually anyone whose not wanting anything fancy and wanting to save money. Only drawback IMO is some of the chalets not being that private.


PRICE RANGE before special offers
Approximate price per person sharing per night

From US$ 60 (chalets)





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Introduction

Close to Elephant’s Walk, a popular shopping centre in Victoria Falls town is the "Explorers Village". Being only a few minutes walk from the town centre, with its interesting curio shops and lively cafes and a ten-minute walk to the entrance of Victoria Falls, the ‘Village’ boasts a great location, while still remaining quiet and secluded on the edge of the National Park.

Completed in late 2016, the Village is modern and stylish. Aiming to mix budget accommodation with a comfortable and elegant experience - the 16 twin chalets are all en-suite, very clean with all the basic luxuries a traveller would need, including air-conditioning and a room safe.

The main area is a large thatch building encompassing a reception, small curio and convenience store, lounge and seating areas, a fully stocked bar and a large public dining area, which leads onto the patio and infinity pool.

Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner this main area is also a great place to watch sports or other events on the public television.

The five separated camping grounds are designed specifically for overland tour groups and not single vehicles. Each campsite area has covered slabs where tents can be erected, BBQ facilities, a wash area and parking space for the overland vehicle. There are very clean and functional public restrooms.

The Explorers Village also has an area with numerous dome tents with stretchers, linen and facilities exactly the same as the overland group sites.

Summary

• Within a few minutes' walk from the Falls entrance, shopping areas and town centre
• Budget accommodation, but elegant with basic luxuries
• Clean and functional camping grounds and restrooms for overland groups
• Large and stylish dining area, with various facilities under the communal area
• Dome tents with stretchers and linen.

Accommodation at Explorers Village

• 16 en-suite thatched chalets with flexible twin configuration
• 5 separated camping grounds for up to 120 people
• Dome tents for individual hire
• Campsite restrooms

All chalets have:
• En-suite bathrooms with shower, basin and toilet
• Small safe
• Air-conditioner
• Small storage space

Campsite has:
• Shared ablution facilities
• Communal cooking area and large sinks for cleaning

Advantages

• Very central location, within minutes’ walk of most attractions in town
• Clean, modern and comfortable
• Reasonably priced chalets
• Social and friendly atmosphere
• Good quality restaurant

Disadvantages

• No camping for individual vehicles
• Some chalets are not that private
• Dome tents comparatively expensive
• Bar prices expensive

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Dining

• Main building and bar has dining area serving al a carte menu
• Near to centre of town and within walking distance to where other Victoria Falls restaurants are located

Facilities and Services

• Main thatched building houses various facilities
• Fully stocked bar and dining area/restaurant
• Infinity pool
• Curio shop
• Ablution facility in campsite area
• Dome tents with stretchers and linen
• Wi-Fi

How to Get to Explorers Village

• The Village is located behind the Elephant's Walk Shopping Mall within Vic Falls town
• Self-drivers - Enter Victoria Falls town on Livingstone Way. Cross over the railway line, then turn left into Adam Stander Road. The Village is located behind the Elephant's Walk Mall.
• Explorers Village is 20kms from Victoria Falls Airport. Transfers from the airport can easily be arranged. Contact us for assistance.

Children

• Children aged 4 to 11 years old pay 75% of the adult rate



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OUR OVERVIEW

The Explorers Village is an excellent option for very good quality budget accommodation. The small but elegant chalets are clean and comfortable and are perfect for travellers wanting cheaper accommodation without compromising on quality. The large central entertainment, dining and bar area has a great atmosphere and facilities, with good quality food being served. The Village's central location makes it very convenient in relation to the shops, banks and other restaurants. We highly recommended the Village for not only those looking in this price range but actually anyone whose not wanting anything fancy and wanting to save money. Only drawback IMO is some of the chalets not being that private.


PRICE RANGE before special offers
Approximate price per person sharing per night

From US$ 60 (chalets)





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Client Testimonials

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by Kate (Zimbabwe)
Many thanks for all your assistance. You have probably been the most responsive and helpful tour organizers I have worked with- anywhere in the world. I'll be sure to recommend you to my colleagues and friends.

All the activities lived up to the hype!
by Alex (Swaziland)
Good Afternoon Boo,
Just wanted to let you know that we are now back in Swaziland and had an incredibly fun time enjoying Victoria Falls! All the activities lived up to the hype and I would like to thank you for all your help in organising a busy but full holiday for us! Everything went smoothly from the moment we arrived to the time we left.
Also wondering where you prefer to have your reviews written?
Thanks again!
All the best

Memory I will not forget
by Sunitha (22.5.13)
Hi Jane
Hope you are keeping well.I must say a very big thank you for all your assistance and advice for my trip. I had the most amazing time at Vic Falls, a memory I will not forget.
Thanks a million once again.
Regards
Sunitha

Fantastic Itinerary
by Graham & Janet (United Kingdom)
Dear Boo
We would like to offer our thanks for sorting a fantastic itinerary for our all too short visit to Vic Falls. The cruise on the Zambesi at sunset was a delight and the helicopter flight breathtaking! The pick ups were punctual and staff members were all very smiley, friendly, helpful and good company. The whole experience of the actual Falls and the town itself was outstanding.
We will return! Your company will be our first port of call. Many thanks for a very efficient service.
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