Shoestring Backpackers



If you are looking for accommodation with an upbeat vibe when visiting Victoria Falls, Shoestrings is the place for you. Shoestrings is a versatile Backpackers village which offers accommodation, entertainment a Crafts shop and a travel centre. This establishment mainly attracts a young crowd but is open to all, and offers a safe and relaxed environment.

Located just 3 minutes walk from town in a quiet area, Shoestrings offers affordable accommodation and is suitable for individuals or groups and can also accommodate overland trucks. The options for accommodation include campsite, dormitories, double rooms, twin rooms for sharing and large family rooms. Guests have access to the following facilities; swimming pool, Communal Ablution facilities, Wifi, Café, Bar and self-catering kitchen.

The Travel centre is open to help guests with making any arrangements for activities around town. They have information and rates for transfers, tours as well as excursions in the region and will also give the best recommendations for your budget.

Shoestrings is popular in Vic Falls for its entertainment. The place is a hive of activity in the evenings and offers traditional music, fire poi shows, interactive drum sessions, disco, live band and dancing. It regularly hosts some interesting parties and local performers and DJ’s. The pulsating rhythms, lively chatter, chance to mingle and make friends and awesome performances make it a must-visit for all!

The Shoestrings Café is open all day for drinks, meals, including special wood-fired pizzas. It also offers vegan options and selected local dishes.


12 West Drive, Victoria Falls

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