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. Our guests set their own pace and itinerary. A range of dining locations all feature exquisite views of the Zambezi. 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 nestle on the banks of the Zambezi River, accommodating two to five guests each. Enjoy luxury, romance and many activities whilst being spoiled by a private valet.

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Sindabezi Island

Sindabezi Island is a private hideaway on the Zambezi River, 15km upstream from Victoria Falls. Experience eco-conscious 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 when the family is away and is especially suited for families of up to six.

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Activities

Your stay with us affords the perfect opportunity to experience the majestic Victoria Falls, the mighty Zambezi River with all its wildlife and many other activities.

Our guests consistently 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 from the Zambian side

Livingstone Island

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

The Sand Bar

Enjoy a private lunch or sundowners at one of the world’s most exclusive pop up bars

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

The Sampan Dinner

The ultimate romantic dining experience floating on the Zambezi River

White Water Rafting

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

Tujatane

Our award winning school has all the answers if you question what a good education can achieve

Canoeing

Get to know the Zambezi River from canoe. The fishing is also legendary

Helicopter Flights

A bird's eye view offers the best perspective of Victoria Falls and the gorges

Royal Livingstone Express

Indulge in a five-star historical train trip and dinner

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

The 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

The 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

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Book your stay

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

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

2016 Global Excellence Awards: Most Enchanting Lodge 2016

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

Winner of 'Most Enchanting Lodge in Zambia'