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Taita Falcon Lodge

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Batoka Gorge | P.O. Box 60012, Livingstone 10101, Zambia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The trek was incredible and our guides very very helpful, however shortly after finishing the trek we had been promised lunch by the lodge, when we arrived the manager of the lodge approached us with a unpleasant Manor, we were told we could not been seen here because she had clients around, this shocked our team seeing as we were... More 

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TaitaFalconLodge, Owner at Taita Falcon Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Katie, we are very sorry you felt you were not welcome and I sincerely hope you enjoyed the lunch we gave you and the group at the Lodge. We have an arrangement with World Challenge that we will give the lunch for the hiking groups at the lodge, if and when we can accommodate them at the Lodge and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of 13 of us stayed here for a night and used their guides to trek Batoka Gorge. The owner personally picked us up from Livingstone and was very accommodating when we arrived at the lodge. We were camping as 3 adults and 10 teenagers. He invited us down to the lodge for a drink where the views from... More 

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TaitaFalconLodge, Owner at Taita Falcon Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Lauren. We do appreciate it and are very glad you and your group enjoyed your stay in Peregrines Nest Bush Camp as well as the trek.We hope to see some of you again in future! More 

Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

This was the first stop of our tour through Livingstone, and what a surprise. The owner - Faan - greeted us on arrival. He also explained the meaning and how scarce the taita falcon really is. Thirty six breeding pairs left. The view from the deck into the ravine below is stunning. Rooms are quite far apart so nice and... More 

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TaitaFalconLodge, Owner at Taita Falcon Lodge, responded to this review

We appreciate your review Niel and are happy that you enjoyed your stay! More 

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The location of the lodge is amazing. It is on the top of the hill which have the view straight to the river. The atmosphere is very quiet and calm. The room is clean and tidy. The food is fantastic. The staff is friendly and nice. Fann, Annmarie, Rechelle, John, David and other staff did a great job to ensure... More 

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TaitaFalconLodge, Owner at Taita Falcon Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice review Hahn. We appreciate it very much and are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us! More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The lodge is situated on the top of the Zambezi river gorge just down river from the Vic Falls and about a 30 minute drive from downtown Livingstone. An awesome and fantastic site! It is run by a South African husband and wife team who are extremely hospitable and friendly. The manager will do anything and everything to make your... More 

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TaitaFalconLodge, Owner at Taita Falcon Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review! We are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Wish we could have stayed longer. Stunning views of the Gorge, Zambezi river and white water rafters. Excellent food. Hosts Faan and his wife Anmarie Fourie, Rochelle and John were charming and catered to every need even going so far as to find out results of the Argentina soccer match and give us the recipe for "crumpets" which were the... More 

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TaitaFalconLodge, Owner at Taita Falcon Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Joan for your great review. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us! Hope the running of the marathon went well! More 

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Forget Victoria Falls themselves, the place of this lodge is surreal and absolutely breathtaking! Looking down into the deep gorge of Zambezi River from the terrace by the dining area, is the best view you could ever get. We had an amazing time at Taita Falcon Lodge and every last detail was harmonious: from the gorgeous view and delicious meals,... More 

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TaitaFalconLodge, Owner at Taita Falcon Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Kathi, we appreciate your review of Taita. We love it when clients enjoy their stay with us! Your views mean a lot to us. More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I cannot praise Taita high enough. You feel at home the moment you arrive and Annmarie, Faan and Mervis do everything they can to make your stay a true pleasure. Incredible service and the most friendly and well trained staff. I was there for three nights with a group of eight and everybody loved the place, despite the chilly nights.... More 

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TaitaFalconLodge, Owner at Taita Falcon Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Stefan for your wonderful review! We all work very hard at making sure all our guests have a fantastic time and enjoy their stay and we love it when it works so well! We are so glad you all enjoyed your stay with us. I hope we might see you again in future with another group! More 

Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I spent four nights at Taita resting up between work assignments. It was off season and, in addition to wonderful hospitality, I had a chance to learn the unique story behind Taita from the owner and staff. The setting is unique, the accommodation supremely comfortable, the staff in every way solicitous and helpful. It's away from the noise and bustle... More 

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Thank you Bryan for your review. We appreciate it and are very glad you have enjoyed your stay with us! Maybe we will see you again in future. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

One of the best places we have stayed in Livingston. Unbelievable view of the gorge. Brilliant food and service. Friendly staff. A must when visiting Livingston. Thanks to Rochelle , Johan , Faan for a geat visit.......NB ask Faan about the gunpowder joke 😃

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Thank you for your review! We are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us and please come again! More 

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