Tongabezi Lodge, the first river lodge ont he Zambian
side of the Victoria Falls, was established in 1990 by Ben Parker
and the late Will Ruck-Keene. It is privately owned and run, with
the emphasis on exclusivity and romance, enhanced by the warmth
and hospotality of the people of Zambia. Days at Tongabezi have
no set pattern and can be spent exactly as you wish. Choose simply
to relax at the lodge or make the most of a wealth of activites
that will keep you busy for days! Each house and cottage at Tongabezi
has its own valet who will look after you throughout your stay.
With his in-depth knowledge of Tongabezi and the surrounding area,
he can become your indispensable source of information.
At a Glance
- Accommodation - Capacity - 22 guests
- The Exclusive Honeymoon House, 4 Cottages,
5 River Cottages and The Garden Cottage
- spacious lounge
- In-door and out-door dining area
- Outdoor verandah, barbeque area
- Private swimming pool.
- Mosquito nets in bedrooms
- Hair-dryers in bedrooms
- O verhead fans in bedrooms, lounge and dining
- Game drives
- 24 hour electricity
- A true african safari
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House: The Honeymoon House is so-called because it was our first
house, but each of the houses is built with romance and indulgence
in mind. Your private balcony overlooking the river is the perfect
setting for a romantic dinner under the stars, or you can choose
to dine with our other guests on one of the river decks.
Sweeping views over the Zambezi River are a feature of every house.
Great attention has been paid to the bathroom areas and a special
feature is the huge open-air sunken bath in every room, where
you can both unwind to the serenades of an African evening. The
four houses are made and furnished with local materials and designed
to complement and enhance the natural surroundings, whilst creating
a feeling of intimacy and privacy. Each is unique and will pamper
to your most romantic of moods. Dominating each house is the huge,
king-size bed, complete with luxurious down pillows and duvet,
and a magnificent, airy mosquito net, so your sleeping comfort
Five River Cottages situated along the river bank. Each has a
large double bed or two singles, mosquito net, en-suite bath and
shower, and both indoor and outdoor areas for relaxing, dining
and enjoying the expansive river views.
The Garden Cottage is the only cottage set back from the river
(without views) in its own private walled garden. Designed in
similar style to the houses with luxury king size bed and an open-air
sunken bath and includes a private living room with fireplace
and an extra twin bedroom. An ideal place for a family or a couple
looking for ultimate privacy.
Enjoy IVctoria Falls, canoeing, island lunches, San Pan,
Mukuni Park, a museum tour, Tujatane, sunrise & sunset boating,
guided walks, fishing, game drives, Simonga Village, Maramba Market.
There is a spa for the guests enjoyment. View the Falls from Livingstone
Island (a must).
Tongabezi can be reached by self-drive,
road transfer or flight for Johannesburg to Kazane International
Airport as Tongabezi is only 70 kms away.
Children are welcome.
There is 24 hour
electricity to all rooms.
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