URSULA'S HOMESTEAD - VICTORIA FALLS PRIVATE GAME RESERVE - VICTORIA FALLS
Ursula’s Homestead is an elegant, relaxed small-scale homestead located within the Victoria Falls Private Game Reserve just 15 minutes away from Victoria Falls and is the sister property of Stanley & Livingstone Boutique Hotel located in the same reserve.
Ursula’s has just 4 individual outward facing garden rooms with lovely views of the wildlife in the reserve and the homestead has a private and personal atmosphere which feels more like a remote bush home.
The Concierge is always on hand to assist and the homestead offers complimentary transfers to Victoria Falls. Activities can be adrenaline-igniting, close-up wildlife encounters, and cultural interactions. Or you can simply relax at the homestead!
The homestead is located in the Victoria Falls Private Game Reserve just outside Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. Access is via Victoria Falls airport and it is a 25 minute road transfer to the homestead.
There are just 4 airconditioned chalets including 4 twin/double chatets and one master chalet - all with a terrace. From the terrace, French doors open into a spacious double bedroom with a dressing table, beverage station, minibar, safe and wardrobe, adjoining an ensuite with a walk-in shower.
The rooms as well as main guest area, terrace, firepit, and poolside are all set in a semi-circle to take in wide-open views of the natural reserve and it is an environment of peace and tranquillity
The main area has a dining room serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner and a lounge area with satellite television. Outside there is an outdoor relaxation area set around a firepit and a swimming pool and loungers. There is complementary WIFI throughout the homestead.
ACTIVITIES AND WILDLIFE
There is a huge choice of activities available to book directly from the hotel – below are a few of the options which are charged as extra:
Flight of Angels (all ages): an amazing 13-minute helicopter flip over the Victoria Falls, along the Zambezi River, and over Zambezi National Park where you will likely spot wildlife on the plains below.
Zambezi Spectacular (all ages): encompassing the Flight of Angels, this 25-minute helicopter flight then continues downstream taking you for a thrilling flip over the Batoka Gorge.
Tour of the Victoria Falls (3 years and older) – feeling like one of the early explorers, make your way through the riverine forest and along the falls with your guide giving insights into this environment and its epic history.
Victoria Falls Canopy Tour (6 years and older): rope bridges and cable slides take you through the forest canopy and whizzing out over the Zambezi rapids, where the falls’ spray is just visible beyond Victoria Falls Bridge.
Flying Fox (4 years and older): taking a running jump into the air, you will soar over the 200m/655ft-wide Batoka Gorge with the mighty Zambezi River gushing 120m/390ft below – and earn serious bragging rights!
Woodlands Village Tour (all ages): experience the local people’s way of life and warmth of their hospitality when visiting this community, including its Masuwe Primary School, which is given support by Ursula’s Homestead.
Luxury Sunset Cruise (all ages): settled on the Zambezi Explorer’s Signature Deck, served drinks and snacks, this leisurely trip along the Zambezi River is an idyllic way for you to soak up the last of the sun’s rays and toast another adventure-filled day in Victoria Falls.
More Community Trust* (MCT) is the MORE Family Collection of Lodges and Hotel’s corporate social investment organisation. Development projects undertaken are all self-sustainable, as it is our belief that by empowering communities to contribute their own efforts and skills, projects are kept alive into the future. Everyone has a role to play, which inspires pride, a sense of security, and ultimately greater happiness in each member of the community.
Leadership of MCT includes community representatives, a More family representative, and independent advisors. The majority of the trust’s operational costs are covered by the family and their MORE companies, with only 7.5% of donor funds used for this purpose. This means that 92.5% of all donations are channaled into approved beneficiary projects.
URSULA’S HOMESTEAD IS OPEN ALL YEAR ROUND
THE HOMESTEAD WELCOMES FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN OF ALL AGES AND HAS FAMILY FRIENDLY ACCOMMODATION
THE LODGE HAS ITS OWN MACK AND MADI KIDS ADVENTURE EXPLORERS PROGRAMME AND ACTIVITIES ARE CHARGED EXTRA