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Elephant's Walk Shopping and Artist's Village

273 Adam Stander Drive, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
+263 77 225 4552
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Quality craft

A selection of shops with quality crafts and goods for sale. Pleasant peaceful surroundings. You... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
KathrynS400SA
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Wallaroo
via mobile
Low-pressure shopping

The Elephant's Walk contains several stores with vendors who mostly let you browse uninterrupted... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
SnappleSpice
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New York City, New York
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Elephant's Walk Shopping and Artist Village is a vibrant mix of local artists, retailers, artisan studios, all working within in the cool tropical garden courtyard. The funky Africa Cafe serves delicious light meals and drinks whilst the Nam Tok Restaurant upstairs offer afro asian traditional foods. There is a museum which shows the material and visual culture of the peoples of the region - entry is free. Crocodile Cage diving can be experienced, a visit with out local Nyanaga (witchdoctor) or you can just sit under the palm trees and watch the world go by!
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good52%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“africa cafe” (6 reviews)
“for sale” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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273 Adam Stander Drive, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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+263 77 225 4552
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A selection of shops with quality crafts and goods for sale. Pleasant peaceful surroundings. You can browse without being hassled. Fixed prices.

Thank KathrynS400SA
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Elephant's Walk contains several stores with vendors who mostly let you browse uninterrupted. The market around the corner contains many of the same goods/crafts, and you can haggle the prices, but you will be hounded every step of the way. If that's not your...More

Thank SnappleSpice
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great little open shopping arcade where you can get a great lunch (including a Banting option), browse the free Jafuta Heritage Centre which tells the history of the country and shop for some art, craft and souvenirs. You can bargain at the open stalls, but...More

Thank Linda A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across the Elephant Walk while exploring the town center of Victoria Falls. I'm so glad we stopped. Whether you are shopping or browsing there is a lot to see. Most of it is reasonably priced and you can see the time each one...More

1  Thank MICHELLE111
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Set behind the Illala Lodge hotel the Elephant's Walk is a collection of small, and some not so small, kiosks selling all sorts of hand made ware. There is some sculpture, artists at work plus clothing and the Africa Cafe for a snack. No hassle...More

Thank DerrickJS
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

There are many different shops selling unique African art, jewellery, curios etc. There is also a restaurant in there. The good thing is that the vendors do not pressurize you to buy their goods.

Thank Nadeen R
Reviewed 9 May 2017

It was nice to be able to wander through the shops & look at the art & craft available without having to put up with the persistent harassment. There is some good things but i am not sure of the prices. One item I bought...More

Thank Noel D
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Pleasant atmosphere and some good craftsmen. Gilt Sithole sits in a small booth on the right side and does great work in wire sculptures--look at his baobab trees for $15 to $20. There is another fellow doing more rustic animal figures using soft drink cans...More

Thank chuckatbigsky
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This is a good craft market/co-op. The shuttle let us off at the tented area with all men sellers. They are quite polite and waiting patiently for you to enter "their" space...maybe only a blanket wide. But I did come close to being overwhelmed with...More

Thank Judy V
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Charming atmosphere, conveniently located. Wide variety of quality goods and souvenirs for sale and the best coffee shop in Vic Falls.

Thank Jared M
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