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The River Club Zambia

Livingstone, Zambia
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The River Club is defined by the value it attaches to lasting memories, genuine hospitality and a peaceful location. Found only 18 kms/11 miles upstream from the renowned Victoria Falls and town of Livingstone, in a tranquil oasis, are 11 spacious suites individually nestled within the tree line overlooking a sweeping bend of the mighty Zambezi River. From their elevated positions, the suites are perfectly situated to gaze across the river to the Zambezi National Park on the opposite bank.
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The River Club's 11 beautiful private suites lie on the edge of the magnificent Zambezi River with uninterrupted views of the river and the African sunset, reminiscent of the history of Livingstone. In honour of the local heritage, each suite is named after individuals who have special places in the history of Zambia.

With a comfortable safari interior, the Luxury Family River Suite brings families together for a little memory- making getaway, whilst the romantic River Suites provide that quality-time escape for couples or Honeymooners.

1 x Princess Mary Suite

A luxurious double storey villa situated in a secluded garden with a private pool, the Princess Mary Suite offers an intimate experience for families or groups of friends seeking privacy and space.

  • Suite can sleep up to 6 guests
  • Two adults can be accommodated in the upstairs master double-bed en-suite room (with private balcony overlooking the Zambezi River), and 2 children or adults in a twin-single-bedroom downstairs (twin room is not en-suite)
  • Additional children's beds can be arranged in the lounge to accommodate a total of 6 guests
  • Ground floor comprises a lounge area, mini-bar fridge and dining area for 6
  • Guests may choose to dine privately in the suite or eat at the main lodge

River Suites and Luxury River Suites

Both Suites offer unimpeded views of the Zambezi River and complete privacy. Open plan and tastefully decorated with furniture and fittings made from beautiful Zambezi teak wood, they have been designed for comfort and complete relaxation.

7 x River Suites

  • Each suite sleeps 2 guests and they all feature private decks over the Zambezi, twin beds (can be converted to Empire King), 2 bathrooms (one upstairs, the other downstairs).

2 x Luxury River Suites

  • Each suite sleeps 2 guests and features an outside deck with private plunge pool and views over the Zambezi River. Room is gauze-fronted with small living room, a queen bed (no twin) and en-suite bathroom.

1 x Luxury Family River Suite

The River Club understand taking time to reconnect as a family is important.

  • The suite sleeps 4-5 guests and features an outside deck with private plunge pool and views over the Zambezi River
  • Glass fronted open-plan interior with living room & 2 semi-separate bedrooms
  • One room has a Queen bed the other has twin three quarter beds and full bathrooms at each end of the unit
  • An extra child-bed can be added

Guide Rooms

Available for the use of tour guides or pilots, these rooms do not have river views.

  • 1 double bed per room, bathroom with shower, air-conditioning and overhead fan

All Guests Suites Include:

  • Walk-in mosquito net
  • Air-conditioning/ heating
  • Overhead fan
  • Digital safe
  • Mini fridge
  • Tea/ coffee facilities
  • Hair dryer
  • Multi-national adaptors


  • One of the top three lodges in Zambia
  • One of the top 50 lodges of Southern Africa
  • One of the top 500 hotels in the world
  • Winner of the 2009 Heritage and Culture Award
  • Nominated for the 2009 Clean and Green Award
  • Member of Wilderness Safaris
  • Part of the Eco Luxury Group of Lodges

Works with the following agents

  • Africa: Wilderness Safaris
  • United Kingdom: Kuoni
  • USA and Canada: Tim Farrell, Tim Farrell & Associates,
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The River Club can assist you in tailor making your itinerary to ensure that you get the most of your time spent at The Club, on and off the property. A magnificent rim flow swimming pool, pool loungers, private deck and hammocks complete the tranquil setting. There is a hard tennis court available for those interested in playing tennis.

Other activities include:

  • Sunset Safaris on the Zambezi
  • Bird Watching
  • Fishing on The Zambezi
  • Kid’s Activities
  • Spa Treatments
  • Sunset Cruises
  • Sundowners at the River Edge
  • Private Island Lunch or Dinner
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Adventure activities

Whether you're an adrenaline seeker or someone looking for a more tranquil and serene experience, the River Club team is happy to organise a personalised itinerary just for you. The surrounding area is steeped in local history and is rich in wildlife; hippo and elephant are seen regularly, and birdlife is prolific.

The River Club is a charming oasis on the Zambezi River, situated 18 kilometers upstream from the town of Livingstone, Zambia and the renowned Victoria Falls – a World Heritage Site and one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World. The River Club offers a host of activities for young and old, on property as well as around the Victoria Falls.

  • White Water Rafting
  • Chobe 4 x 4 Safari
  • Canoeing
  • Devils Pool
  • Bungee Jumping
  • Abseiling
  • Helicopter Flights or Micro-Light Flights over Victoria Falls
  • Tours of Victoria Falls
  • Tours of Livingstone
  • Game Drives
  • Professional Fishing Excursions
  • Horse Trails
  • Dinner on the Royal Livingstone Express Steam Train
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