Sanctuary Sussi and Chuma

The Sussi & Chuma Lodge is named after two faithful companions of the Victorian explorer Dr David Livingstone. Situated in one of the most beautiful parts of the Zambezi River on a lush, fast flowing bend, the lodge is comprised of 2 private Chuma houses and a main lodge containing 12 luxury tree houses.

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  • Flexible booking terms
  • Secured deposit
  • 100% financial protection
  • Stringent safety & hygiene standards
  • Tried & trusted by our clients
  • Emergency medical care

The air-conditioned tree houses are built into the canopy of majestic ebony trees lining the river bank. All have their own private viewing deck boasting superb views over the white waters of the Zambezi. Facilities include en-suite bathroom, minibar, mosquito nets, overhead fans and hairdryer. For guests of the tree houses the main lodge building features a raised bar, lounge area and deck, open air dining area, curio shop and swimming pool. Revitalising spa treatments are also available. The 2 Chuma houses are exclusive-use houses offering 2 en-suite bedrooms, a spacious lounge and dining room area, kitchenette, outdoor deck, and private plunge pool. These are particularly suited to families with young children and each house comes with its own private chef and house staff.

Getting There

A short road transfer from Livingstone Airport. Road transfers can also be arranged from Victoria Falls Airport / town in Zimbabwe and from Kasane in Botswana.


Guided Falls tours, local village visits, game drives in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, motorised boat safaris, sundowner cruises and walking safaris. Other activities at the Falls: bungee jumping, river rafting, shopping or elephant back riding.

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Review of Sanctuary Sussi and Chuma

Pam Isherwood

AMAZING - loved this place - the service was outstanding. Alan our guide was awesome and fun. The extras such as the BBQ lunch on the island and the Happy Birthday cake well not taken for granted. Thank you.

30/07/2019 Read full trip review

Review of Sanctuary Sussi and Chuma

Clare Marshall & Margaret Mercer

Our lodge overlooked the Zambesi river and was first class. The staff were so welcoming and the food was very good. We loved the pre-dinner drinks around the camp fire and thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon boat trips. One lunch time the staff set up lunch on one of the islands as a special treat which it was ... sitting under the African sky eating lunch and looking out at the…

12/06/2018 Read full trip review

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