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Tiger Bay Resort

Kariba, Kariba, Zimbabwe
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

We would like to thank all the staff at Tiger Bay for a truly wonderful holiday. Great food, perfect location and wonderful staff. We were a large group (23 of us) from all over the world spending some time together after our wedding, and we all had a great time. So wonderful to go somewhere where no request is a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

We stayed over New Year, and really loved the romantic setting of the resort, the fishing + bird-watching opportunities, or just chilling out by the pool or near our room. I caught my first 4 fish ever (a real thrill) and deepened my tan. The room's aren't lavish, but the mosquito nets work and the beds are quite comfortable, (although... More

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Gladstone, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

I stayed at Tiger Bay Lodge in Kariba for five nights in September 2012, with my partner, toddler and Mum-in-law. This was my first visit to Zimbabwe, and the Tiger Bay Lodge proved to be an oasis. The location was spectacular, we saw lots of game at dusk going to the lake shore for water. The accommodation was comfortable and... More

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Harare Zimbabwe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

My daughter, Sarah got married at Tiger Bay on the 7th July 2012. We hired the Zambezi Trader to sleep 50 guests and Tiger Bay hosted the remaining 35 guests. The setting and ambience made such a wonderful background to a truly African bush wedding. Jonathan and Sarah's photo's were done on the shorelines of the Ume River, such a... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

This was my first trip to Zimbabwe. I must admit it was spectacular. I attended my brother and new sister in laws wedding reception at Tiger Bay Lodge. It was marvellous and the scenery was superb. I will definitely recommend this lodge to any one visit Kariba, Zimbabwe. You are able to experience natural all around in a comfortable setting.... More

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Roodepoort, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

We recently visited Tiger Bay Lodge on Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe, to attend my son's wedding reception. This venue is truly idyllic. It offers unique accommodation and leisure facilities and boasts a sense of calm and tranquility that can only be found in the African bush. The staff's efficiency and welcoming attitude, together with the general surroundings, wildlife viewing and fishing... More

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Timaru, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

We planned to visit Zambabee and see Ostriches in the wild,hopefully see all the big 5, Visit Victoria Falls and stay in game lodges over a period of a week in July 1997 whilst returning to New Zealand after 4 weeks away overseas which House of Travel arranged. Flying from Kariba toTiger Bay really brought reality to our trip and... More

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Harare, Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

After many years of hearing about this resort we finally got a chance to visit for a weekend. A wonderful experience. Scenic accommodation right on the Umi River. Hippos were munching the vegetation right outside our chalet during the night. A super experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012 via mobile

My husband and I just got married on the Zambezi Trader and had the reception at Tiger bay. We had our guests on the Trader and at Tiger bay. All the food done at Tiger bay so all the guests where in and out for food. We had a lot of guests saying it was the best wedding they had... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

VISIT TO TIGER BAY February 2012 During a visit to Zimbabwe of my daughter, her husband and two young sons we spent three nights at the remote rustic resort of Tiger Bay. Like most Kariba resorts it has suffered from a shortage of tourists, so has seen better days, but the staff went out of their way to make our... More

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Address: Kariba, Kariba, Zimbabwe
Location: Zimbabwe > Mashonaland West Province > Kariba
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Tiger Bay Hotel Kariba

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Tiger Bay Resort is situated on the banks of the Ume River and overlooks the magnificent Matusadonha Mountain Range and National Park and is set on several hectares of shady forest on the steep western bank of the Ume River, an area which has been described by many as one of the most unique and scenic parts of Lake Kariba. ... more   less 
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