Many people have a visit to the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls on their bucket list - and for good reason! Very few experiences in the world can compare to being so close to one of the most beautiful and monolithic natural wonders of the world. Victoria Falls is located on the Zambezi River, right on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe, and was first visited by Europeans on November 16th, 1855, by the Scottish explorer, David Livingstone. Of course, the indigenous Tonga people already had a name for the falls - Mosi-oa-Tunya - which means the “Smoke That Thunders”.
Victoria Falls is the world’s largest falling sheet of water and is comprised of several gorges. There are many natural parks nearby, as well. Victoria Falls is truly a wonder of nature, so go ahead and check it off your bucket list. When visiting, you’ll need a place to stay, so read on for our list of top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in the area, and start planning your trip!
This is a truly amazing accommodation, perfect for people looking to truly immerse themselves in an African adventure. The entrance of the house leads guests into the house and their bedroom borders the natural garden, which many tropical birds call home. It is called the “Elephant House” because elephants roam the grounds nearby and are known to pay some nocturnal visits.
This tranquil retreat is only a few minutes away from Victoria Falls and is perfect for any kind of traveller looking to get close to the African bush.
The Elephant House, Victoria FallsVictoria Falls, Matabeleland North, ZimbabweSuperhost
Top guest reviewslovely quaint room in a house on a gorgeous tree-filled shaded lotthis a lovely room with a bathroom that includes a bath & a showerwhile mosquito's weren't a problem it was nice having a net over the bed for extra protectionthe room was clean and spacious and had a fridge tea coffee sugar and milk availableyou can relax in a nice private room and enjoy a colorful garden in a very quiet neighborhoodall was very clean and comfortable exactly what we were looking forthe room is spacious and clean and the overall property is beautifulthe room was lovely and clean and the location was greatthe room is spacious cool and cleanthe room itself is spacious clean and contains all the basics you would need
Host:sandy the host is very helpful & friendlycommunicative and friendly hostsandi was a very nice hostvery nice host and very good valuethank you sandi for beeing a great hostRead more reviewsgreat place with a great location close to the main area and activitiesthr house and the garden are beautiful and well locatedquite and peaceful place 10 minute walk from the city centerwe strongly recommend sandi's elephant walk residencelovely room set in beautiful tranquil garden a short taxi ride from central victoria falls
This space is great for families or groups of people travelling together on an African adventure. The space can sleep up to six people comfortably and is located in a quiet suburb. It is fully furnished and a great place to come back to after a busy day of being outdoors. But most importantly, it is only a seven-minute drive to Victoria Falls.
Top guest reviewswifi was goodglad it had air conditioningthe air conditioning and wifi was greatthe wi-fi and dstv were also goodunlimited wifi was a bonus and we also had fresh fruits as a welcomeclean and well decoratedclean contemporary and safegreat clean place to staythis house is very clean and cozyclean well maintained perfect for the family
Host:they were so kindthe caretaker collen is really nice :)not fotgetting collen the care taker excellent service he provided so proffesional and always happycollen was such a great host he made sure we had everything we neededthe care takers collen and tenjiwe were extremely helpful and niceRead more reviewsfantastic close location to victoria fallsawesome location and very homelylovely place close to the fallseverything was absolutely perfect about this locationbeautiful stay in a beautiful location
This is a lovely cottage space, perfect for families or large groups of travelers, as it can accommodate up to six people. The cottage overlooks a large tropical garden, where guests can enjoy some quiet time and observe nature. The space comes with washing facilities and WiFi, as well as free parking on the premises. Make sure to take a dip in the pool on those really hot days!
Lorries Self Catering Cottage.Victoria Falls, Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe
Top guest reviewswe stayed in the cottage and it was very comfortablethe breakfast is yummy and the warm atmosphere is lovelywe loved having a cooked to order breakfast (with some buffet items too) includedthe bar and breakfast area made you feel like familythe rooms were great and were perfect for our familyit was large and very clean
Host:lorrie is an wonderful hostlovely host always available with very insightful recommendationslorrie clive and their staff were excellent host and made us feel at homelorrie and clive were amazing hostslorrie is much more than a perfect hostRead more reviewsthe distance to downtown was not walkable but transportation was easy to arrange and inexpensivelocation is good too just 5 mins ride in a taxi to the main town and victoria fallsloved the place adorable dogs close to falls tolorries b&b is a lovely place to stay with a good location and great serviceher b&b is so cozy and the perfect location to stay at the vic-falls
This home is set in a lovely and newly developed suburb, just outside the legendary Victoria Falls. The space is perfect for any kind of traveler, from solo and business travelers to families and everything else in between. The home can accommodate up to 12 guests, so make sure to bring some friends along during your travels.
The owners are very personable, so don’t hesitate to ask for anything if you need it. Parking is free on site and so is the WiFi. The area is guarded by a night guard and each room has a TV, air conditioning and a mini-fridge.
Sherlanga 832 (Sheriff Family)Victoria Falls, Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe
Top guest reviewsmy second floor rom was comfortable and all my needs were met including very reliable wifiit exceeded my expectations and the breakfast was greatby far best airbnb experience very clean home feel cute place with all you need amenities and facilitiesthe airbnb was clean and cozy loved the staythe place was very clean and perfect for a cozy night’s staythe room is super clean very nice decorated in a very quiet and safe areathere is stuff to help with cleaning if neededthe space was super clean safe and accommodating with everything one would need
Host:lesley is an amazing hostshe arranged from pick up to drop off even to zambian side with very friendly connections she hasthe host and staff are magnificentlesley is anamazing person and excellent hostlesley -anne and her staff are incredibly nice and accommodatingRead more reviewswe would definitely recommend staying here if you want somewhere quiet safe and comfortablethis is the best place via airbnb so far for me
This space is located super close to all the best local amenities like restaurants, shops and of course Victoria Falls. Flatdog Lodge is a very family friendly, affordable spot and has a great atmosphere, allowing for a lot of natural light to come through. It is large and spacious and perfect for families, or any other kind of traveler. A small breakfast is included, as is WiFi and parking.
Flatdog Lodge - Victoria Falls
Top guest reviewsthe accommodation is very good the room and bathroom large and clean
Host:the staff is very welcoming and helpfulgreat staff and comfy roomseveryone was very helpful and accommodatingwe had a positive experience with the staff at flatdogthe staff were all very helpful with arranging all our needs thank you for a great holidayRead more reviewsgreat place to stay around a 20 - 25 minute walk from town but it's a nice walkwe loved staying at this place
This beautiful and spacious house is located in the heart of the area and is only about a 10-minute drive to the centre of town, where guests can pick up supplies and goods for their stay. There is enough room here for eight guests to sleep comfortably, making it great for families and friends.
This accommodation comes with a lot of great bonuses, like a pool for guests to enjoy at their leisure. It also comes with a morning maid, who will clean and prepare a meal should you request. Guests can also receive a personal itinerary, made for them by the owner if they don’t know where to head to first! A personal car hire will bring guests to and from town, by request, but this service is paid for upon each use. Satellite TV and WiFi are included.
Reynard House Self Catering VICTORIA FALLSVictoria Falls, Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe
Top guest reviewsthe kitchen was well-equipped and the back patio and yard were peaceful and relaxingi enjoyed the style open space and lush garden and poolwe had some lovely days/evenings by the pool having bbqs and watching films on their tv/dvd playerthe house itself was beautiful with plenty of space and a lovely pool/outside areawe had an absolutely amazing stay the house is beautiful spacious and very comfortablethe property was immaculately clean beautifully decorated and perfectly appointed in every way
Host:clive was the perfect hostthey were very welcoming and accommodatinghis helpful suggestions and care for all imaginable details were outstandingthey were not only a host but a tour guide as wellbruce and clive are the perfect hostsRead more reviewsabsolutely fantastic house in a very convenient locationthe house was beautiful and in a great location near the falls and the town centerwhat a beautiful place to staystaying at bruce's place in vic falls was the best experience via airbnb that i have hadthe neighborhood is nice and quiet green and quaint - and felt completely safe day or night
This space is an entire villa available to rent. It can sleep up to 10 people, making it a great option for a large group of travelers looking to experience an amazing African holiday together. Best of all, it is only a short distance from the mighty Victoria Falls. Relax by the amazing pool after a long day of exploring the falls or book a tour with a local guide, which the owner can help facilitate. The villa is an old home that’s been renovated to modern standards and includes free parking and WiFi.
Villa Victoria Self Catering Villa VICTORIA FALLSVictoria Falls, Matabeleland, Zimbabwe
Top guest reviewsour kids loved the pool and the view from the living room to the garden was amazingthe house was brilliant beautiful interior decor spacious rooms plenty of bathrooms i nearly didn't leavethe perfect place for a quiet breakfast or a mid-afternoon swim in the poolthe house is ideal - spacious quiet and private bathrooms for all the roomsthe pool was fantastic and my nephew who is four thoroughly enjoyed itthe house was tidy clean and comfortable and had everything we neededhis home is clean and well organisedthe property itself is spacious clean
Host:the house staff were super friendly and efficientgreat stay and wonderful hostsgreat airbnb and superb hostsa great host and extremely knowledgeable about the areabruce and clive were amazing hostsRead more reviewsthe property was located a short distance from local amenities and an easy walk into towngreat location fantastic hosts would definitely stay here againgreat house great location great hostswhat an amazing place to staya very relaxing place to be
This lovely accommodation is close to all the restaurants, art, culture and family-friendly activities of the area. There is also a lovely outdoor space in the back, for people to hang out in and relax and, on those hot days, make sure to jump in the pool. The Victoria Falls rainforest is also just a short ways off, for people looking to explore the natural wonders of Zimbabwe.
The accommodation is simple and affordable and perfect for families or solo travelers. The owner can even facilitate tour bookings for guests, should they require some assistance!
Gecko Hideaway Double Room
This wonderful and cozy space is located close to beautiful Victoria Falls and is furnished to state of the art standards and has a fully equipped kitchen, large dining space and a large, comfortable living room area with TV. WiFi is included, as well as a private gym to use as you please.
Inbound Outbound Little Place
As you enter the property surrounding Elephant House, you’ll be greeted by the beautiful sounds of nature, as the property borders the Zambezi Nature Sanctuary. Exotic birds and night time visits from elephants are just a natural occurrence here. Another room in the same Elephant House property mentioned in our first recommendation, this rental puts you within a short distance from Victoria Falls and is perfect for solo travelers, couples, families and even business travelers. As the property is on the border with a nature sanctuary, guests should be comfortable with having up-close encounters with the bush.
Yebo! Elephant HouseVictoria Falls, Matabeleland North Province, Zimbabwe
Top guest reviewswifi worked great and we loved victoria fallsi was out most the day so at night was nice the wifi was off turned off latewifi is turned back on early morning which worked perfect with early morning pick-upssandi is super helpful and the room in very charmingcomfortable room & bed - wouldn’t stay anywhere elseclean comfortable and excellent communication from herclean casual and cosy spacethe property is clean and well-maintainedthe room is very clean and tidycommunication was easy and nearly immediate and the room was clean and comfortable
Host:sandi is a wonderful host always ready to answer your questionssandy was extremely kind and a helpful hostsandi is a wonderful hostlovely spot with lovely hostssandi is am awesome hostRead more reviewslocation was perfect for mea nice little walk to the main towneasy walk into townthe nielsen’s place was beautiful and very central to places of interestadorable airbnb with just a quick walk downtown
Legendary Victoria Falls is widely known throughout the world for its spectacular beauty. It’s been described by artists and poets but can never be done justice - it must be seen to be believed. So, cross this World Heritage Site and Natural Wonder of the World off your list and gaze on the glory of Victoria Falls.