- Location: In Tongabezi, Victoria Falls in Zambia
- Attraction type: Jungle resort
- Significance: A jungle recluse with all modern amenities
- Best time to Visit: All through the year
- How to reach: By road from Victoria Falls
- Nearest Airport: Victoria Falls Airport
Tongabezi Safari Lodge set amidst ebony trees is a tranquil sojourn beside river Zambezi. Approachable from Zambia Victoria Falls this recluse is ideal for a vacation beside one of the gorgeous African rivers and near the most magnificent falls. From the moment you set foot in this lodge till you depart, you would experience exotic Africa relentlessly. The gushing sound of the Zambezi River together with the gentle breeze creates a rejuvenating surrounding enough to soothe your tired body and worried soul.
Founded by Will Ruck-Keena and Ben Parker in 1990 Zambia Tongabezi Safari Lodge is a privately owned luxury resort. Comprising of five exclusive cottages and four thatched houses, Tongabezi Safari Lodge in Zambia exudes a rustic charm typical of African jungle resorts. Both the cottages and huts are spacious and allow you to relax like a prince. With an unobstructed view of the river from all guest quarters, you get the rare opportunity of viewing wildlife even from your cottage verandahs.
The Honeymoon House provides the perfect romantic ambiance overlooking the Zambezi River. An open-air private balcony allows you the indulgence of a candlelight dinner beneath the star-studded sky. Dog House is an equally enchanting cottage with an open-air sunken bathing facility and a spacious deck for private dinner .parties. The furniture is made of local materials and the bed is of king-size with down pillows. The Bird House also has similar features of the Dog House. In place of a deck, you have an open terrace to arrange your evening parties.
The Tree House is truly a private retreat along a cliff face. This two-tier retreat has a dining deck on the upper tier and sleeping facility in the lower. You could reach the Tree House along a separate stone path. The Nut House is amazing with stained light coming in from all walls. All these houses are spacious and fitted with king-size beds and huge mosquito nets. Exclusive bathrooms with running hot and cold water and private dining areas are characteristics of each of these rooms.
In addition to luxury houses, there are five River Cottages overlooking River Zambezi which provides comfortable accommodation. These cottages have gauze nettings in the windows which gives a sense of additional security in case you are of the less adventurous type.
Tongabezi Safari Lodge Activities
As a guest of Tongabezi Safari Lodge you might go for game viewing drives, bush walks and river canoeing in the Zambezi. Trips are also arranged to the Victoria Falls.