Shoestrings Backpackers Lodge

Shoestrings Backpackers LodgeVictoria Falls is a waterfall in southern Africa that is one of the natural wonders of the world. Situated on the Zambezi River, at the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe, it is a popular tourist destination.

The town of Victoria Falls is in the province of Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe and is surrounded by National Park. Besides it’s proximity to the Victoria Falls, the wild animals that roam freely about the park, such as elephants, buffalo, antelope, warthogs, monkeys and baboons draw tourists by the millions each year.

Visitors to the area looking for affordable accommodation should consider Shoestrings Backpackers Lodge. Located a few minutes walk from the town and Victoria Falls itself, Shoestrings Backpackers Lodge accommodation options include dorm beds, twin or double bed rooms, and camping.

Dorms – $10/11 With bedding
Doubles – $40/45 with air conditioning
Twins – $40/45 with air conditioning
Family Room – $60 (sleeps 4)
Camping – $5 per person

Shoestrings Backpackers Lodge has a bar that’s open until midnight, as well as a swimming pool, braai/BBQ area, and a self catering kitchen for guests’ convenience. The on-site restaurant, called “The Garden of Eat’n”, serves a varied breakfast, lunch and evening menu. Also available are a massage and beauty salon, bike hire and WiFi.

Shoestrings Backpackers Lodge
12 West Drive
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Tel: (+263) 013 40167
Fax: (+263) 013 44611
Cell: (+263) 713 800731
Facebook: Shoestrings-Backpackers-Lodge

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Vagabond Travel came into being April 16, 2014 when I departed Canada heading for Mexico City. I have no destination in mind, nor an itinerary to follow. This is a sort of website, journal and travel blog all rolled into one. That’s about it.

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