Ultimate Luxury


Tongabezi is a stunningly stylish and luxurious lodge, with individually and stylishly designed Houses and Cottages situated on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River on the Zambian side of Victoria Falls and just 11 miles upstream of the falls themselves.

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  • Visit the mighty Victoria Falls, just 20 kilometres away and take some spectacular photographs of one of the natural wonders of the world

  • Take a dip in Tongabezi's "rock pool" complete with high diving board

  • Enjoy a "floating dinner" on Tongabezi's private pontoon - have your food brought to you by canoe

  • Visit the Livingstone Island and take a dip in Devil's Pool, 167 metres high and on the edge of the Falls

At Tongabezi, the emphasis is on exclusivity and romance with days spent relaxing in natural surroundings or enjoying the numerous activities on offer, including white water rafting, boating, fishing and game drives. Located upstream of the Victoria Falls, this is an ideal place to unwind at the start or end of a safari.

Accommodation is either in one of five individually designed open-fronted houses with huge open-air bathrooms affording panoramic vistas across the river to the wilderness beyond, or in a stylishly decorated river cottages, each with a large double bed, and en-suite bathroom as well as areas for relaxing, dining and enjoying the expansive river views. All apart from the Tree House have folding doors allowing you to sleep enclosed, or with the cool breeze, depending on your preferences. The River Cottages are smaller but beautifully furnished, each with a lovely deck that stretches out over the river. Personal valets are assigned to every room at Tongabezi ensuring the very best in service at all times.

The Lookout was conceived as the ultimate chill out zone next to the existing Tonga Lounge, dining and cocktail decks. With its feet planted firmly in the Zambezi, the Lookout offers guests the chance to feel at one with the great river and the separate levels ensure extra privacy. The Hangout is located adjacent to the Lookout and offers the perfect location for total relaxation, private dinning or simply kicking back with a book while enjoying the wonderful views out over the river.

The lunar rainbow is an amazing spectacle that can be experienced by guests visiting during the three nights around the full moon. Guests interested in witnessing the lunar rainbow over the Victoria Falls will receive full moon dates including one day prior, on and one day after the full moon. The best months for viewing moonbows are just after the rains from around April through to August / September depending on cloud levels.

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Bird House

Bird House

Featuring a king size four poster bed, open air bath tub, private terrace and plunge pool, this ensuite room offers a secluded retreat overlooking the Zambezi River.

2 people
Honeymoon House

Honeymoon House

Boho chic in style, with privacy ideal for a newly wedded couple or those seeking a romantic retreat, The Honeymoon House is an intimate space in which to unwind together. The ensuite bathroom has an indoor shower and open-air bathtub allowing for a bubble bath under the stars. There is also a private wooden deck with a plunge pool, and an intimate private dining area overlooking the river.

2 people
Nut House

Nut House

Entirely private, The Nut House is a hidden sanctuary on the banks of the Zambezi. Facilities include an ensuite bathroom, indoor lounge, and dining area as well as a private garden and infinity pool.

2 people





Livingstone, Zambia

Zambia’s Tongabezi Lodge is an exclusive lodge located on the banks of the Zambezi River, 15km upstream from the magnificent Victoria Falls. Tongabezi is set in a grove of African ebony trees on a sweeping bend of the Zambezi River.

11-hour international flight to Johannesburg International Airport, followed by a 1-hour 45-minute flight to Livingstone. Tongabezi is a 25-minute road transfer from Livingstone airport. Alternatively, you can fly to Livingstone via Lusaka.

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