Shoestrings Backpackers, Victoria Falls

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A colourful backpackers paradise, Shoestrings Backpackers Lodge is located a short 2km walk from the mighty Victoria Falls and focuses on providing affordable and budget friendly accommodation without compromising on comfort.

We offer air-conditioned double, twin rooms and family rooms with private bathrooms or Dorms with bunk beds and access to a communal bathroom. We also offer two bed dome tents or self catering camp sites, both with access to communal ablutions.

For an additional charge you can eat at Shoestrings Cafe where we offer breakfasts, light/main meals, including pizza made in our very own pizza oven! Or you can choose to take advantage of our free self catering kitchen facilities!

Our bar is open to all our travellers and locals to enjoy a drink, we do also host local events and performances!

Our central swimming pool provides a fabulous spot to relax and cool off after a day of exploring all that Vic Falls has to offer!

The nearest airport is Victoria Falls Airport, 20 km from the property.

Staff can assist you with the organisation of activities and transfers.

Location and Contact


• Physical Address: 12 West Drive, Victoria Falls, Matabeleland North Province, 0000, Zimbabwe
• From Victoria Falls Airport:
• Turn left onto A8
• - continue for 19.3 km
• Turn left onto Reynard Rd
• - continue for 300 m
• Turn right onto West Dr
• - continue for 700 m
• Shoestrings will be on the right



Address: 12 West Drive, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

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Website Shoestrings Backpackers Victoria Falls
Phone Number: +263 779 073 239
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Facilities and Amenities

Digital Nomads

Groups (10+ people)

Party Hostel

Solo Traveller


Lockers in Lobby

Luggage Storage


Safe Deposit Box


Wi-Fi in Rooms

Airport Pickup

Bike Rental


City Tours


Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

24 Hour Security

Air Conditioning

BBQ Grill


Camping Allowed Onsite

Concierge/Info Desk

Credit Card Payments

Evening Entertainment


Hot Showers



Live Music/Performance

Lounge Area

Movie Library/Rental


Outdoor Seating

Pool Table

Power Point/Sockets by Each Bed

Power Point/Sockets in Rooms


Swimming Pool

Themed Dinner Nights

Entirely Non-Smoking

Lockers in Rooms

Wheelchair Accessible


Genders: Males & Females

Checkout: 10:00 (10 AM)

Curfew: No Curfew

Lockout: No

Maximum Stay: Unlimited

Minimum Stay: 1 night

Open Dates: All Year

Reception Hours: 08:00 to 17:00

Size: Medium (30-60 beds)


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