Welcome to Hippo Creek Lodge

Hippo Creek Lodge

Hippo Creek Lodge is tucked away under a hill on the eastern shores of Lake Mutirikwi, in Masvingo, Zimbabwe.

Tucked away under a hill on the eastern shores of Lake Mutirikwi, lies a lodge architecturally crafted to reminisce the ancient Great Zimbabwe, the second largest stone monument in Africa. Each of the 17 individual lodges and two self-catering lodges overlook Lake Mutirikwi. We also have a camping area, conference centre and functions gazebo.  We have a full restaurant and bar/lounge with DSTV. Wi-fi internet is also available. Activities include swimming, fishing, boat rides, horse rides and hiking.
Our road is accessible by any type of vehicle
We are approximately 3km from Kyle National Park
Our rooms are very spacious with two double beds and an en-suite bathroom (toilet and bath/shower). The rooms have a ceiling fan, wall heater and a fridge as well as tea/coffee making facilities.
Children's Policy
Children under the age of 12 years pay half price if sharing a room with adults.
Children are to be accompanied by an adult at all times. Hippo Creek Lodge will not be responsible for any injury or otherwise.
Check-in and check-out times
Check-in time is from 14:00pm until 19:00pm
(Please make prior arrangements if you wish to check in outside of the normal hours)
Check-out time is by 10:00am
Late check out will incur an extra night’s charge
Hippo Creek Lodge does not provide any cables, projectors or other equipment for conferences, workshops or functions, unless by prior arrangement.Hippo Creek Lodge will be helpful in every aspect with regards to the loss or damage of guests’ belongings or hire equipment or guests’ injury, but will not be held liable for this.
No outside catering is permitted on the premises unless prior arrangements have been made with management.
Important Information:
Water - The area is experiencing water shortages and we ask all guests to use water sparingly and to please bare with us if there are any problems. If there is a problem, please report it to front office and our staff will try to assist you as quickly and efficiently as possible.
Electricity – Power cuts do occur in our area and we ask that you please bare with us if this happens. The lodge does have a back-up generator but it will only run from 06:00am – 09:00am and again from 18:00pm to 22:00pm. Prior arrangement can be made with management for conferences, functions and events, if the generator is needed to run for longer hours.
For bookings made more than 60 days from date of arrival a 20% deposit is required, with the remaining balance due 60 days before arrival.
For bookings made less than 60 days from date of arrival, full payment is required.
Cancellations will be processed as follows:
Should you wish to cancel your booking 60 days or more prior to your arrival, you will be refunded 50% of the total amount paid less your deposit. A written cancellation must be made. 
In the event of your reservation being cancelled due to an “act of God”, ie. floods, etc, deposits will not be refunded.
No refund whatsoever will be given for any cancellations received 30 days or less prior to arrival for any monies paid to date.



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