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Bayete Guest Lodge

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- Good mid-range option in tranquil setting
- Close to iconic Victoria Falls
- Helicopter rides, boat cruises, treks
- Game drives, bungee jumping

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Bayete Guest Lodge is one of the newer and more modern lodges in the town of Victoria Falls. With the iconic falls just a short drive away, guests are well placed for exploring what is Zimbabwe’s most famous attraction, not to mention one of the natural wonders of the world. The family-run lodge, which underwent refurbishment in 2015, is located in the quieter, residential area of the town and it’s high walls and abundance of vegetation lend the property a tranquil and secluded feel.

There are 25 guest rooms altogether, all set within the lodge’s lush, well maintained tropical gardens. There are four room categories: the Deluxe Room, the Family Cottage, the Executive Room and the Honeymoon Suite. All options offer a generous amount of space and are tastefully decorated. Amenities include complimentary toiletries, tea and coffee making facilities and a USB power point. All rooms are air conditioned and have mosquito nets, with insect repellent provided. Hairdryers and pool towels are available on request.

Full-English breakfast is served daily in the Caldecott Dining ‘Boma’. Dinner and lunch are also served here, though these are only available on request and must be ordered in advance. Guests can also choose to request a buffet or a traditional barbecue. The Ingwezi Tavern offers a broad drinks menu and is the lodge’s main gathering point for those looking to socialise, relax with a drink or two, or simply unwind after a long day. There’s a lovey teardrop-shaped pool and a leisurely stroll through the lodge’s gardens is a must.

There’s a great variety of activities on offer including helicopter flights over the falls, guided tours of the falls and nearby vantage points and sunset cruises on the Zanzebi River. Game drives, walking safaris and white water rafting expeditions are also popular pursuits. For adrenaline junkies, there are several thrilling activities based around the bridge near the falls, such as cable sliding and bungee jumping.

The lodge welcomes children. Depending on size, families are advised to book the triple sleeper rooms or the thatched Family Cottage, which can comfortably accommodate two adults and up to three children. The double bed and three single beds in the self-contained cottage all have mosquito nets, and the bathroom houses a shower and a toilet.

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    Drivers and transfers were all good - on time and very good service on each trip.

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    MissingHardeep S reviewing Boutique Marrakech & Atlas Mountains on 15 April 2024

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    Mount Kenya was spectacular and wild - I think I prefer it to Kili in many ways. The entire support team was professional, friendly and all round fantastic in making sure that we were safe, well fed and well looked after. In particular, we would commend Peter the guide as well as Paul one of the porters who doubled-up as his deputy on summit day. Our route was often shrouded in mist and rain that rapidly gathered in the valleys and moorlands, and we were very impressed at how Peter managed to navigate us safely through all of that notwithstanding. In addition, we loved learning about the history of Mount Kenya from him in the evenings. And ofcourse, I was blown away by the lovely birthday surprise at the end complete with balloons and a delicious cake that had journeyed with us from day 1. One thing we might recommend because of the sudden change in weather (it would sometimes get extremely cold and wet) is for the equipment list to be a little bit more detailed in terms of its recommendations e.g. layers to be moisture-wicking, walking boots be waterproof, doubling up on socks to avoid blisters etc.

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    MissingJuhae C reviewing Mount Kenya Sirimon Naro Moru Trek on 01 March 2024

  • Thank you, we had an absolute wonderful time, and everything was well-planned and as described. Carla was crying on the day of our departure from Ants Nest, she didn’t want to go home and for it all to end, and when I asked how much longer she would want to stay, she responded “four weeks”

    MissingLars B reviewing Best of South Africa for Families on 01 March 2024

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