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Victoria Falls, Zambia
- The discerning traveller's best kept island secret
- An idyllic camp on its very own private isle on the Zambezi River
- Activities including private views of Victoria Falls
Facilities includeSpa White sand island Restaurant Lounge Sun deck
- Fly Fishing
- Quad Biking
- Game Drives
- Horse Rides
- Jet Boating
- Gorge Swing
- Bungee Jumping
- Guided Bush Walks
- White Water Rafting
- Maramba Market visit
- Visit to Mukuni Park
- Explore Victoria Falls
- Canoeing on the Zambezi
- Livingstone Island Visit
- Introduction to Simonga Village
- Helicopter rides over Victoria Falls
- Microlight flights over Victoria Falls
Seasons in Zambia
About Sindabezi Island
Sindabezi Island is the discerning travellers best kept secret. An idyllic, exclusive camp on its very own private isle on the Zambezi River, it is the only luxury bush camp from where Victoria Falls can comfortably be explored. Experience the large number of activities in the area during the day and return to a tranquil haven, a thousand light years away from the bustle at night. Sindabezi Island is currently one of the top 10 eco-lodges in Africa according to Fodors.
Sindabezi has only five open-sided thatched chalets, allowing guests to soak up the sights and sounds of the African bush in the perfect, pristine setting. Views across the flood plains of the Zambezi and into the nearby National Park complete the experience.
Chalet One is the sole chalet on the south side of the island. It has a wonderful view across the bubbling channels of the Zambezi River to the Victoria Falls National Park, where game such as elephant, impala and wildebeest come to quench their thirst on the banks of the river. At night guests can opt to enjoy the first round of sundowners in their large private bubble bath with piping hot water courtesy of our state of the art solar heaters.
Chalets Two and Three are tucked away on the northern banks of the island. They have solar heated showers, and distinctive loos with a view set along private wooden walkways. Although the chalets are perfectly secluded, the island is also ideal for families or groups who would like to consider a private booking. Chalet Two and Three can accommodate both double and twin bookings.
Chalet Four has a lovely view upstream and is perfect for spotting hippos wallowing in the river. At night-time, a trail of hurricane lamps light your way back to the chalet across the soft sand. A luxuriously inviting, canopied bed ensures a wonderful nights sleep as the Zambezi winds its way downstream to the Falls far below. As with all the chalets on the island the water is solar-heated. Chalet four can be booked as a double or as a twin.
Chalet Five is the honeymoon chalet and is situated on a secluded sandy shore at the end of the island. The brand new, old-fashioned claw footed bath is perfect for two. The entire Sindabezi Island is also romantically lit with traditional hurricane lamps and candles.
Victoria Falls and its surrounds have always attracted travellers who enjoy a touch of adventure with their view. During the dry months (May through November) the spectacular curtain of water recedes to reveal the geological wonder of the basalt gorges. It is also possible to swim on the very edge of the Falls when the water level is low. An exceptional region guests can not only visit the Falls, but also discover the Zambezi river by canoe or boat and enjoy cultural visits to schools, museums and markets in Livingstone.
How to get there
We will assist you with all necessary internal transfers after booking.
Closest airport is Livingstone Airport
Additional air transfers are available from Kasane Airport in Botswana (40 minute flight)
Scheduled air services are available from Lusaka, Windhoek, Nairobi and Johannesburg to Livingstone
A 25 minute road transfer from Zambia’s Livingstone Airport to Tongabezi. Then a further 20 minute scenic boat ride to Sindabezi Island
NB. All prices and times are subject to change.
When to go
LOW SEASON 1st January - 31st May and 1st November - 31st December
HIGH SEASON 1st June - 31st October
The lodge is open all year round. Best climate can be experienced from late April to November.
Laundry is complementary and done daily weather permitting.
If you require a private vehicle and guide this can be arranged for you at an extra cost and is subject to availability. Should you decide not to take this option you may be travelling on activities with other guests.
Travelling with children
If the island is booked privately then children of all ages welcome.
Children aged 14 and over are welcome on Sindabezi Island. Children under 14 pay 50% unless they are in their own room when full rates apply.
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