Thorntree River Lodge

Situated within Zambia's Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, Thorntree River Lodge combines an authentic safari experience with the opportunity to see the Victoria Falls, one of the 7 natural wonders of the world. Enjoy a refreshing beverage whilst floating in your own private pool overlooking the mighty Zambezi River. With its own private stretch of river out front you can enjoy unobstructed views and calm, quiet surroundings.

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Only a short distance from the thundering Victoria Falls, Thorntree River Lodge is an environmentally friendly space that has taken its cue from local Zambian culture and customs. The 8 luxury suites and 2 family units each come with a private plunge pool and indoor and outdoor bathroom. Guests will be delighted with the stunning interiors, fine linen and mini bars. In between activities, guests may choose to relax along the river on their private viewing deck, placed right in front of the rooms. The main area consists of a lounge with an open dining area, and a communal deck, set on the edge of the riverside with a sunken boma area and infinity pool. The dining area offers guests a chance to try authentic African cuisine in a fine dining environment.

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Getting There

One hour from Kasane in Botswana, 20 minutes from Livingstone in Zambia and 30 minutes from the Zimbabwean border


Visits to Victoria Falls UNESCO World Heritage Site, white rhino trekking on foot, cultural village visits, sunset river cruises (on the lodge's private boat), game drives in the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, fishing, canoeing and visits to the Livingstone Museum.

Read what our previous clients thought of Thorntree River Lodge

Review of Thorntree River Lodge

Marc Thomas

An outstanding hotel. If we are to come back to Livingstone in the future, we do not want to try another hotel. Watching the river after the desert was exquisite. Very nice staff. We will rememeber Zambian smiles!

08/10/2019 Read full trip review

Review of Thorntree River Lodge

Brian & Valerie Fisher

The camps setting and accommodation were beautiful and we had a good experience. We wanted to have a rest at Thorntree but found ourselves reluctantly going out on evening drives to see rhino and getting up very early in the morning to see Vic Falls (which are there all day and we had seen before). The staff did provide a great lunch for us out on the river…

29/06/2019 Read full trip review

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