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Gwembe Reptile Park and Safaris

Livingstone, Zambia
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A fascinating mix of the most common deadly snakes in Zambia – difficult to see in the wild. The snakes are kept behind glass and the crocodiles in walled ponds, for complete safety. Getting close to these reptiles never ceases to invoke feelings of fascination, respect and fear. Gwembe Safaris can plan an itinerary for you around Livingstone and the Victoria Falls with activities ranging from game drives and tours of the Victoria Falls to cultural tours or a visit to their own reptile park.

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Gwembe Reptile Park and Safaris has a collection of Zambia's most notorious reptiles. The reptiles include crocodiles and snakes that have been captured because they were posing a danger to humans and themselves. Watching these reptiles never cease to invoke feelings of fascination, respect and fear in visitors.


Gwembe Reptile Park and Safaris is a crocodile and snake park where guests learn interesting facts about crocodiles and snakes. This a collection of Livingstone's most notorious reptiles. The crocodiles have been rescued from the Zambezi River where they were posing a danger to both humans and themselves. Gwembe Safaris are often asked to capture these animals to prevent any further threat to people or their livestock.


Over the past few years, Gwembe Reptile Park and Safaris has been asked to capture snakes which pose a danger to the public. A fascinating variety of the most common and in most cases the most deadly snakes found in Zambia. The snakes are kept behind glass to enable visitors to observe them in complete safety. Zambia's deadly dozen would be very difficult to see in the wild.

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Gwembe Reptile Park and Safaris provides visitors the opportunity to view animals in their natural habitats. Visitors can expect to see elephant, buffalo, giraffe, rhino and a host of other animals. The Mosi-oa-Tunya Park is located on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River and the game drive takes you along a riverside drive.

Tour the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park

A tour of the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, is great way to get close to nature without spending hours on long transfers in a hot 4×4. The Park is situated on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River.

Victoria Falls tour

The tour of the Victoria Falls includes transfers from hotels in Livingstone and within a distance of 10km of the centre of town. The tour takes the visitor through the rain forest, over the knife edge bridge to the lookout point where a breath taking view of the main cataract, the one hundred year old Victoria Falls Bridge and the Boiling Pot are visible. The Falls Curio Market is at the park entrance and is an added attraction.

Village tours and dinners

A tour of the Gwembe Village with a layout of a typical Tonga village allows visitors to get a rare insight into village life. Although harsh by western standards, village life is steeped in tradition. Visitors to Gwembe Cultural Village will have an opportunity to learn some of the traditions of just one of Zambia's more than 70 tribes.

Village dinners can be arranged for groups of 20 to 200 clients. A typical package includes sundowners from a classic steam train on the Victoria Falls Bridge followed by a short train ride to Gwembe Cultural Village where a sumptuous dinner and ethnic entertainment await. The Gwembe Cultural Village can be hired for private functions such as bush dinners and incentive or team building activities. The Village is within 100m of the Victoria Falls rail line so can be used in conjunction with steam trains creating a memorable visit to a bygone era.

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Gwembe Reptile Park and Safaris provide accommodation at the reptile park. The Castle and Dungeon apartments are comfortably furnished and intended for shorter visits. The apartments are self-contained and clients are able to prepare their own meals to save money, with units that are air conditioned and have satellite TV.

Gwembe Reptile Park and Safaris provide a comfortable setting that allows visitors to be more flexible and independent. Livingstone has quality restaurants and several large supermarkets allowing visitors to shop and enjoy what nature has to offer.


The Castle can accommodate up to four people, it has a private roof deck which can be used for entertaining friends or just a pleasant place to spend the evenings. It has three levels with self-contained slipper bath and toilet on the top floor bedroom and a shower and toilet on the bottom floor where the kitchen and dining room are situated.

The Dungeon is located at ground level of the tower and is stylishly furnished with a kitchen area perfectly capable of preparing a meal. It only has two beds and self-contained shower and toilet.

House Letting

Gwembe Reptile Park and Safaris has two holiday homes available for weekly letting. Their proximity to town makes them ideal for the businessman yet the Victoria Falls are only 6km away.

The home is modern with an open plan making it a home away from home. The first one is a two bedroomed unit capable of accommodating four people in comfortable surroundings. The other home is similar but has three bedrooms and can accommodate six people.

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