Shoestrings Backpackers

WELCOME TO SHOESTRINGS BACKPACKERS & BAR

Shoestrings is a backpackers lodge full of colour and character, located within large gardens, Shoestrings is the place to chill and relax during the day, or party at night.

Accommodation options include dorms with bunks, twin or double bed rooms (with or without air-con) and camping, with bedding and tent hire if you need. Facilities include swimming pool, braai/BBQ area, self catering kitchen.

Our fully stocked and lively bar is open to non-guests, and has become one of the most popular places to meet fellow travellers and locals in town. Guests are often entertained by traditional African dancers, singers and musicians, and the bar is open daily until midnight.

Our on-site restaurant, Shoestrings Cafe, serves a varied daily breakfast, lunch and evening menu (including pizza).

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Welcome to Shoestrings!

We also have our own on-site Artists Market with talented local artists.

Massage and beauty salon, bike hire and internet (wi-fi) all also available on site.

Entertainment includes regular visits from various local traditional drum and dance groups in the evenings, mbira players during the day, and our talented Rasta performers will show you their tricks and teach you traditional African drumming, how to play the mbira (a traditional type of thumb-piano), or even fire poi.

Victoria Falls is one of the natural wonders of the world, and a tourism destination of note. You can do game drives, river cruises, horse-rides, fishing and birdwatching, adrenalin activities and historical tours - Victoria Falls has it all! Shoestrings has a travel centre where you can book all your activities in and around Victoria Falls, get travel information for Zimbabwe and southern Africa as well as booking tours, transfers and trips throughout the local region and beyond.

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Welcome to Shoestrings!

Facilities

  • Fully stocked bar, open until midnight
  • DSTV for sports lovers, playing all the big events
  • swimming pool
  • self-catering kitchen
  • internet services
  • laundry facilities
  • secure storage
  • mini curio and arts market
  • local artists and performers
  • garden Beauty Salon for manicures, pedicures and leisurely massages
  • on-site restaurant, Shoestrings Cafe
  • 24 hour on-site security

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Welcome to Shoestrings!

Wherever you are coming from, and wherever you are going to, make sure Victoria Falls, and Shoestrings Backpackers & Bar, are part of your trip!

Contact

Contact us directly to make a booking - we can also help you with your activity bookings and travel plans.