Voted #1 Safari Lodge in Zambia

Condé Naste Travel

Top 100 Hotels of The World

Fodor's Hotel Awards

Best Family Safari Experience

The Safari Awards

Most Enchanting Lodge in Zambia

Lux Hospitality Awards

A romantic hideaway on the banks of the zambezi river, upstream of the majestic victoria falls

Our friendly team welcomes guests to a selection of houses and cottages, each beautifully styled with furniture and embellishments from all over Africa.

Guests can dine beside the river or on their private terrace. Privately owned and run, Tongabezi combines an exclusive ambience with the legendary warmth and hospitality of the people of Zambia.

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“The property is stunning... the perfect place for a honeymoon!

The cottages are luxurious and the service is one of the best we've experienced. Our valet, Thomas, was incredible.”

- Omega (Australia), Trip Advisor 5-star review (March 2016)

Tongabezi Lodge

Six private houses and five river cottages nestled on the banks of the Zambezi River, accommodating two to five guests each. Enjoy luxury, romance and many activities whilst being spoiled by your private valet.

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Sindabezi Island

Sindabezi Island is a private island on the Zambezi River, 15km upstream from the Victoria Falls. Experience exclusivity at this remote luxury bush camp – the discerning traveller's best kept secret.

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Tangala House

Tangala House is the private residence of Ben and Vanessa Parker, the owners of Tongabezi. The house is available while not in use by the family and is especially suited for families of up to six.

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Activities

Your stay with us would be incomplete without experiencing the majestic Victoria Falls, the mighty Zambezi River with all its wildlife and the numerous other activities we offer our guests.

We recommend a minimum three-night stay to enjoy a full programme without being rushed.

The Victoria Falls

See one of the Seven Wonders of the World with a trip to Victoria Falls on the Zambian side

Livingstone Island

Follow in David Livingstone’s footsteps with a tour of Livingstone Island, set on the edge of the Victoria Falls

Sand Bar

Enjoy a private lunch or sundowners on a nearby sand island

Chobe National Park Day Trip

Chobe National Park in Botswana has one of the largest concentrations of game in Africa

Microlight flights

Enjoy a flight over Victoria Falls

Sampan Dinner

Enjoy a romantic dinner for two on the Zambezi River upon the floating Sampan.

White Water Rafting

For the thrill seekers, white water rafting the rapids of the Zambezi River is a must

Tujatane School

Visit the kids at our local school, initiated and supported by Tongabezi

Canoeing

Enjoy the Zambezi River up close in a guided canoe trip

Helicopter Flights

A unique perspective of Victoria Falls from the air

Royal Livingstone Express

Enjoy a five-star train trip and dinner on the famous Royal Livingstone Express

Sunrise or Sunset Boat Trip

Explore the Zambezi River by power boat, complete with sundowners and snacks

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Activities

Your stay with us would be incomplete without experiencing the magestic Victoria Falls, the mighty Zambezi River with all its wildlife, and the numerous other activities we offer our guests.

We recommend a minimum three-night stay with us to truly experience the area without being rushed.

The Victoria Falls

See one of the Seven Wonders of The World with a trip to Victoria Falls on the Zambian side

Sand Bar

Enjoy a private lunch or sundowners on a nearby sand bar

Chobe National Park Day Trip

Chobe National Park in Botswana has one of the largest concentrations of game in Africa

Microlight flights

Enjoy a flight over the Victoria Falls

Sampan Dinner

Enjoy a romantic dinner for two on the Zambezi River upon the floating Sampan.

White Water Rafting

For the thrill seekers, white water rafting the rapids of the Zambezi River is a must

Livingstone Island

Follow David Livingstone’s footsteps with a tour of Livingstone Island, set on the edge of the Victoria Falls

Tujatane School

Visit the kids at our local school Tujatane, initiated and supported by Tongabezi

Canoeing

Enjoy the Zambezi River up-close in a guided canoe trip

Helicopter Flights

A unique perspective of the Victoria Falls from the air

Royal Livintstone Express

Enjoy a five-star train trip and dinner on the famous Royal Livingstone Express

Sunrise or Sunset Boat Trip

Explore the Zambezi River by power boat, complete with sundowners and snacks

View all Activities on offer

Book your stay

On their feedback questionnaire, most of our guests recommend a minimum three-night stay
Did you know: for most of the year, you can stay for 4 nights and only pay for 3

Awards & Accolades

36th of the 100 Best Hotels in the World, 5th Best Safari Lodge in Africa

A Top 100 Hotel of the World

#1 Safari Lodge in Zambia Travelers’ Review

2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 Certificate of Excellence, #2 Hotel in Livingstone

'Adrenaline Junkies’ Winner

Zambia's Leading Safari Lodge (nominated)

Winner of 'Best Design' and 'Best Family Safari Experience

Winner of 'Most Enchanting Lodge in Zambia'