Boma Dinner & Drum Show – Victoria Falls
The Boma – Dinner & Drum show is non-stop entertainment from the moment you are ceremoniously dressed in your “chitenge” (sarong), to the traditional dance performances, face painting, a fortune teller and more, to the renowned interactive drumming show.
The four-course feast begins with a shared starter platter, featuring specialities such as smoked crocodile tail, followed by soup from the campfire, before a braai (barbecue) buffet, which includes warthog steak, Zambezi bream, as well as an extensive salad bar, and finally a smorgasbord of delectable desserts.
Advertised Price excludes transfers from town hotels. (There is an option on the online booking to include transfers from Victoria Falls Hotels at US$8 pp return transfer)
NB Please note there is a US$10 pp High Season surcharge for bookings between the 20 December – 2nd January
Operating Schedule – +/- 3 hours
- 18h30 Pick up from the hotels
- 19h00 – 21h30 Boma Dinner and Drum Show
- 21h30 Return transfer to hotels
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Inclusions Activity Type
Activity Level Leisurely
Group Size Large Group
The energy and vibe of The Boma will captivate you before you even set foot inside. On arrival, you are ceremoniously dressed in your “chitenge”, before being welcomed by traditional dancers, having a photo opportunity, and mini face paint. On entering The Boma – Dinner & Drum Show you are ushered into the main enclosure, where your senses will be bombarded by the tastes, sights and sounds of Africa. Once seated you are invited to take part in a hand washing ceremony and to taste the local brew, before tucking into your four-course dinner. The entertainment incorporates traditional dancers, a local folk storyteller, a fortuneteller, a hair braider, face painters, acapella singers and souvenir sellers. The highlight of the evening’s entertainment is the energetic interactive drumming show beginning after dinner at 9pm. To end off the drumming show, you are invited to the dance floor to groove to the beat of the African drums.
Once seated, guests are invited to take part in a hand washing ceremony and to taste the local brew, before the four-course feast begins, with a shared starter platter, featuring specialities such as smoked crocodile tail.
The Boma restaurant menu has something for everyone. Your four-course dinner begins with a shared starter platter featuring mouth-watering specialities such as skewered peppered impala, smoked crocodile tail and corn ciabatta and “nyimo” fritters.
The Main Course:
Make your way to the campfire for the chef’s freshly made soup of the day, before indulging in a feast featuring a braai (barbeque) buffet including our famous warthog “pumba” steak, beef, pork and marinated chicken and our spit roast of the day. You may also tempt your taste buds with one of our traditional hunter’s stews, our fish – Zambezi bream and kapenta (freshwater sardine), or peanut butter rice or spinach and sadza / isitshwala (a thick maize-meal porridge which is the staple diet of the country). Other vegetarian dishes include a vegetable stir-fry and chef’s daily pasta dish.
There is also an extensive salad bar. Halaal diners are also catered for.
For The Adventurous:
Try a local delicacy, a dried mopane worm, for which you will get a certificate as proof!
The Dessert Selection:
To round off your feast, enjoy a choice of desserts from the buffet which include: creme caramel, chocolate mousse, fruit salad, and many more sweet sensations
Minimum Numbers: 2 Guests Maximum Numbers : 100 Guests
Child Policy – Children 11 years and under 50%
Dress: Smart Casual, Advised to bring:
- Warm clothes during winter, it can get a bit cold.
- A good appetite
- Boma Dinner and Drum Show
- Return Transfers (Can choose optional Transfers when booking)
- Any private purchases