Hornbill Lodge

Kariba Town

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Hornbill Lodge is a small, intimate lodge situated on Mica Point Hill in Kariba with breathtaking views over the lake.

The lodge offers comfortable accommodation for up to twelve people in A-frame thatch chalet-bedrooms (two doubles, two twin and one four-bed family room) - each with ensuite facilities.  A separate satellite thatch bar, lounge and dining area overlooks a lovely plunge pool and offers a panoramic view of Lake Kariba.  Relax in the shade of indigenous trees in the beautiful, landscaped garden.

All meals and local drinks are included and DSTV is available.  Extra activities can include fishing, game viewing by boat, a short drive to the Kariba dam wall and a sundowner up at Kariba Heights.

Related links:-

Kariba's best-kept secret - Hornbill Lodge  (Travel Blog, May 2018)

Tails from the river - Aug 2013


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Sally Wynn-Pitman, Zimbabwe 21 November 2014
Quite simply the best accommodation in Kariba town. Practical little thatched chalets offer high standards of comfort in a delightful and intimate garden setting with a stunning view. Hands-on owner management and personal service gives this little place a real home-from-home feeling.
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Price Mid-range
Full Catering


Special rates 2020-2021
Special rates until 20 December 2020: US$85 pppn Dinner, Bed & Breakfast. US$60 pppn Bed & Breakfast. From 20th December - 31 March 2021: US$99 pppn Dinner Bed & Breakfast. US$80 pppn Bed & Breakfast. Children under 10 US$35 each. Children under 3 free. Ts & Cs apply. Expires: 20 December 2020
Tamarind Canoe Safari & Hornbill Lodge LOCAL SPECIAL
Tired of being "locked-down"? Come and experience the freedom of a 3-night canoe safari on the Lower Zambezi (Chirundu to Mana Pools) with Natureways Safaris, and we will throw in a night at Hornbill Lodge, Kariba, on a Dinner, Bed & Breakfast basis - for FREE! US$599 pp for the whole 4-night adventure. Includes: transfers in and out from Kariba/Makuti, accommodation, meals, tea, coffee, cordials, wine with dinner, use of equipment, Canoe Guide fee, Hornbill Lodge Dinner, Bed & Breakfast excluding drinks. Excludes: Soft drinks, beers, alcohol, National Parks fees, and costs of a personal nature. Ts & Cs apply. Expires: 31 December 2020

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