[dropcap size=small]A[/dropcap]frican safari specialists &Beyond has spent US$10 million (SG$13.7 million) on rebuilding its Matetsi Private Game Reserve near Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. Its accommodation, the River Lodge, now consists of two camps with nine luxe suites each with state-of-the-art amenities like a massage sala and 20 metre long swimming pool. In addition, the game reserve also boasts a new network of roads for drives and increased security efforts against poaching – leading to animal sightings of zebras, lions and elephants.

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Other activities include tours to the nearby UNESCO World Heritage site Victoria Falls and bush walks with &Beyond’s experienced guides. The reserve will be fully operational in September 2016. For more information, visit www.andbeyond.com.