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Boma Dinner

The Boma Experience -Victoria Falls

An unforgettable African experience infused with Zimbabwean cuisine, The Boma- Place of Eating is fast becoming a Must Do whilst in Vic Falls. Partially open to the African skies, it offers a unique experience that

bombards the senses with the tastes, sights, sounds and smells of Africa - together with the warmth and hospitality of Zimbabwe and it's people. Specialising in a superb selection of traditional Zimbabwean dishes, The Boma offers a four-course meal combining a mouth watering choice of starters from the kitchen, soup from the campfire and a substantial barbeque buffet served on cast iron plates.

They offer a wide variety of salads from the salad bar and to follow a choice of delicious desserts from the buffet area. Everyone’s tastes are catered for and whilst the adventurous are enticed with local delicacies such as Mopani worms and game stews, those wishing to enjoy beef, pork, fish and chicken or a variety of vegetarian meals are welcome to do so. The Boma is renowned for its warthog fillet

The Boma is open for dinner from 19h00. It is highly recommend that you are seated by 19h15 for an evening filled with entertainment. Guests are welcomed with a traditional greeting in the local languages, Shona and Ndebele. The guests are then dressed in ‘chitenges’ (traditional robes) and prepared to enter the main enclosure.

They are invited to take part in a hand washing ceremony before sampling traditional beer and snacks, as a prelude to dinner. A feast of nightly entertainment incorporates Amakwezi traditional dancers,singers, a local story teller and a Sangoma (traditional healer). After dinner, guests are invited to join in the drumming extravaganza. This is the highlight of the evening and all are invited to participate in the drumming and dancing show with their renowned drummers – Amazulu.

Dress
Guests should dress casually and bring along light but warm clothing for the months of May, June, July and August.  

Location
The Boma is adjacent to the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge complex. A Boma Dinner may be booked through us, which would include transport to and from your accommodation