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Zambezi Sands

Zambezi National Park, Zimbabwe

Zambezi Sands is one of just a handful of lodges set within the Zambezi National Park. On the Zimbabwean bank of the Mighty Zambezi, an hour upstream from the Victoria Falls, guests will enjoy an exclusive safari experience from a luxury tented camp.

At a Glance

  • Just one hour from the Victoria Falls

  • Exclusive Zambezi safari experience

  • Eight tented suites, each with private deck and plunge pool

  • Game drives, walking safaris, canoeing and motor boats, tiger fishing and island picnics

  • One of just four lodges set with in the Zambezi National Park

Adventure, Honeymoon, Off the beaten track, Wildlife

Insider's View

Enjoy sundowners at the boma on the edge of the Zambezi River!

Meg Shepro

Insider's View

Take your sundowners out of the bush and on to the water. Opt to take a sunset cruise during your stay at Zambezi Sands. A great opportunity for incredible sunset pictures and you can’t get more relaxing than cruising along the Zambezi.

Kelly Connor

Call us on 858 345 1761 to start planning your vacation to Zambezi Sands or take a look at our itineraries to Victoria Falls


The newly completed Zambezi Sands offers guests to this area of Zimbabwe the opportunity to combine an experience at the Victoria Falls with an exclusive safari on the bank of the Zambezi River.

At just over an hour from Victoria Falls town to Zambezi Sands, you'll be within easy access of the famous falls with their wealth of activity, but set away from the hustle and bustle surrounding the waterfall.

With just eight luxury tented suites, each enjoying a private deck and plunge pool, Zambezi Sands offers visitors a luxury tented option in a prime location.

Aside from the wide variety of activities available at the falls, from Zambezi Sands guests enjoy game drives, walking safaris, river trips, canoeing and fishing accompanied by experienced professional safari guides.


There are just eight tented suites set along the river bank with views over the Zambezi. Each room can be configured as a king or twin and features a sitting area, private deck and plunge pool. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms with outside showers, 24 hour electricity, mini-bars and ceiling fans for the warmer months.


Children under the age of 7 are only permitted at Zambezi Sands with prior agreement. Up to two children can share a suite with one adult or guardian, or one child can share a suite with two adults. Families of four may need to split with one parent sharing with each child. There are plans for a two bedroom, four bed family unit, so do ask us about that when enquiring.


Guests are spoiled for choice with the range of activities in the Victoria Falls area including: helicopter and micro-light flights, white water rafting, gorge swings, elephant back safaris, community visits to name but a few, whilst at Zambezi Sands you can choose from a wide variety of safari activities which show-case the area.

Location & Directions

Zambezi National Park, Zimbabwe

Situated within the Zambezi National Park on the banks of the Zambezi River, a 90-minute drive upstream from the Victoria Falls.

When to go

There are two very distinct seasons at the Victoria Falls, the wet/flood season and the dry season. These seasons do not reflect the quantity of rain, rather reflect the volume of flow of the Zambezi River. From around March through to July the river surges in size as the rainfall in Angola and Zambia from months before swells the current. The falls are at their most dramatic at this time of year with huge columns of spray. The nights are cold and the days warm at this time of year. From around September to January the water levels drop, the falls are more accessible and views are clearer as the flow can drop in volume by 90%. It is worth noting that the rains come from late October through to February, this combined with high heat, 40 celcius or more, in October and November, causes high levels of humidity.

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Call us on 858 345 1761 to start planning your vacation to Zambezi Sands or take a look at our itineraries to Victoria Falls

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