Zambezi National Park

Untamed Opulence in a truly unforgettable setting

Victoria falls river lodge lies on the banks of the Zambezi River, close to the magnificent Victoria Falls, one of the seven natural wonders of the world. They are also the first private game lodge to be built within the Zambezi national park and are showcasing this outstanding location in unique and thrilling ways. They offer all the bucket list experiences such as a guided tour of the Victoria Falls, game drives and sunrise or sundowner cruises on this incredible stretch of river, upstream from Victoria Falls but they are also pioneering new ways to enjoy this magnificent landscape – read on below to discover what they are offering – thrilling travel and more authentic travel!

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Cataract Island Pool Excursion

An excursion to Cataract Island Pools overlooking the abyss of the new falls is a truly unrivalled experience that grants visitors the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to immerse themselves in the awe-inspiring wonder of the famous Victoria Falls.

Whether you are looking for exhilarating thrills, or simply breath-taking scenery up close (and rare photographic opportunities), don’t miss out on a trip to Cataract Island during your visit to Victoria Falls. The Excursion is a guided tour to Cataract Island, one of the islands located along the precipice of the 1.7 km long sheet of falling water that is the Victoria Falls.

Depending on the guided tour option that you selected, you will either enjoy a breakfast, picnic lunch or high tea while marveling at the natural beauty surrounding you in all directions.  (at an additional cost, but a must do!)

World Class Africology Spa

Victoria Falls River Lodge, has a luxurious Africology spa on site that offers the most spectacular pampering from well-trained Africology therapists.

The spa overlooks the mighty Zambezi River and is often frequented by elephants all around during the spa treatments.

Wellness is a priority at Victoria Falls River Lodge, and one of the best ways to fully immerse in nature during your time at the award-winning lodge is to indulge in a beauty and relaxation experience with a unique, African twist. The Hakuna Matata treatment, meaning ‘no worries’ is a fantastic stress busting experience and other popular treatments include the Illuminating Body Glow, Deep Tissue Massage and Bespoke Facial.

The River Lodge Spa provides a combination of authentic African hospitality, service excellence and high-end products and also provides a mobile spa option for the ultimate privacy of guests.

Mark Williams
Mark Williams
Starbed Treehouses

Two magnificent double storey Starbed Treehouses offer a truly unique opportunity for guests to immerse themselves in nature and can be booked by guests staying on the private Island. The open air Starbed decks with bedroom and sitting area are suspended above the treetops offering expansive views and an unforgettable experience.

These open-air ‘bedrooms’ in which you can be lulled to sleep by the sounds of the African bush under a boundless galaxy, with just a mosquito net between you and the Milky Way provide an even more soul-stirring experience. It’s a unique and imaginative setting in an oasis of luxury!

Livingstone Kids Club

Seeing the awed and amazed expressions that grace children’s faces while learning the secrets of the African bush is a joy you won’t want to miss. Victoria Falls River Lodge has noted the importance of having a safari for kids and offer some fun and informative special activities to grow their interest and knowledge through age-appropriate, safe guided activities.

Embrace the outdoors like a true African Explorer join your Guide in his trusty 4x4 and bravely head into the “great unknown” - learning all about the fascinating fauna and flora of its wild surrounds or take a walk on the “wild side” and discover innumerable natural wonders right at your doorstep!

Available at the Mainland luxury suites and the two villas.

Mark Williams
To adventure is to find yourself whole

Thank You

Thank you to Imvelo Safari Lodges, Mark Butcher, Hauke Dressler, Logan Carter, Duncan Watson, Amy Olivier, Brendan Judge, Will Whitford, Gemma Catlin, Victoria Falls River Lodge, Golden Africa Safaris, David Dugmore for their incredible imagery. For any information on these photographers please contact Africa Hidden Gems.