- Situated on the banks of the Zambezi River upstream from the thundering Victoria Falls.
- 11 private and spacious suites, all individually set within trees on the edge of the Zambezi River.
- The lodge features a lounge, library, dining room and verandah overlooking the garden and river.
- The iconic Victoria Falls is a mere half an hour drive from the lodge.
- Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park offers spectacular game-viewing opportunities.
- Enjoy a sunset cruise along the Zambezi River and take in the incredible views.
- Have a look through the lodge’s library; there are some old and fascinating books to leaf through.
- Take part in a Rhino Walk through the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park to find the rhino and elephant which live there.
- Ideally located for exploring the magnificent Victoria Falls and nearby Livingstone.
- Open-fronted cottages offer fantastic views of the Zambezi River.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
- Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
- Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
- Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
- Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
- Complimentary private airport transfers.
- Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
- Early check-in and late check-out.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.
A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.
Following a leisurely breakfast, don a hat and sunscreen before taking a short stroll down to our boat where The Club’s fishing tackle and bait are ready and waiting. A cooler box is available to quench your thirst with fishing trips returning to The Club before lunch.
In the later afternoon, enjoy a leisurely sundowner cruise up the Zambezi.When the captain sees fit he will switch off the engine and let the boat drift quietly downstream passing the odd elephant, hippo or crocodile and an abundance of colourful bird life. The sunsets are particularly beautiful during the drier months.
Just half an hour’s drive from The River Club are the mighty Victoria Falls. Known by the locals as ‘Mosi–oa-Tunya’ (meaning ‘the smoke that thunders’) as the spray and the sound of the Falls can be seen and heard from many miles away.
Visit an authentic village to experience life as it really is in rural Africa. A short drive takes you to a local village where you will be shown all aspects of African village life. Visits to either Simonga or Sinde Villages allow guests to spend quality time in the environment of these traditional African settlements, meeting local residents and visiting children at their school.
The highlight of a game viewing trip in the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park is the chance of seeing White Rhino, some of the only remaining in Zambia. The park is home to a wide variety of animals including giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, impala, elephants and buffalo. Drives are approximately three hours long.
Professionally guided canoe safaris take you through the narrow channels on the incredible Zambezi River where you will experience breathtaking scenery and incredible game viewing. With a choice of a half day or full day canoeing excursion, the experience can be as active as you wish.
People travel to Africa from all over the world to see the Schalow’s Loerie and the African Finfoot, residents at The Club. Other birds to try and spot in the area include the African Skimmer and native Fish Eagle whilst the Taita Falcon and Black Eagle can be found in the gorges below the Victoria Falls.
The most scenic bridge dive in the world, bungee jumping at Victoria Falls is high on our list of adventure activities in Livingstone. Take the leap and see the gorge from a different angle.
Get the adrenaline pumping while surfing the rapids of the Zambezi. White water rafting at Victoria Falls is sure to get the heart racing in this unrivalled setting.
In your choice of Microlight or Helicopter, get a bird’s eye view of this expansive natural wonder as you fly over Victoria Falls. This experience is known as the ‘Flight of Angels’ through the ‘smoke that thunders’ and is an opportunity not to be missed.
Take a trip back in time with a historic tour of the bridge at the Falls. There is 100 years of Victorian engineering to uncover and insight into the heart of Cecil John Rhodes’ vision of a Cape to Cairo railway.
There is a tennis court and lovely infinity pool which seems part of the river itself, while a secluded deck with hammocks and loungers provides respite.
The River Club is situated on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River, upstream from the thundering Victoria Falls. The farm on which this Edwardian-style lodge stands is steeped in history, having started out as a settler post before acting as a holiday destination for royals and Hollywood celebrities. Guests can immerse themselves in olden-day charm and five-star luxury. Drift quietly downstream on a sunset cruise, passing hippo, crocodile and the odd elephant. Birders will delight in sights of Schalow’s loerie, African finfoot and African skimmer. The iconic Victoria Falls is a mere half an hour drive from the lodge, with the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park offering spectacular game-viewing opportunities. The local village showcases aspects of African village life and allows guests to spend time in the traditional settlements.
The lodge consists of 11 private and spacious suites, all individually set within trees on the edge of the Zambezi River and positioned to catch every African sunset. Each suite, ranging from the River Suite to the Princess Mary Suite, features an en-suite bathroom with a “loo with a view”, as well as air conditioning, mosquito netting and mini-fridge.
Accommodation is in 10 luxurious cottages including one family room. The rooms are spread out amongst the riverine vegetation, and all have en-suite bathrooms, most being split-level. Their originality stems from the fact that one side is completely open to the river, so that there is an uninterrupted vista of the Zambezi and its far bank from both bed and bath.The latest addition is the Princes Mary Suite, an airy two bedroom house with stunning river views with a private plunge pool, lounge and dining area.
Perfectly positioned on the banks of the Zambezi River, our River 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.Each suite is on a split level and features include a sitting area with windows that can be opened to admire the spectacular views, two bathrooms and large mosquito nets swathing the bed. The upstairs bathroom has a shower, vanity and lavatory while the downstairs bathroom has a bath overlooking the river, separate shower, vanity and lavatory.
Luxury River Suite(s)
Imagine a place where days are spent languishing on a private deck, dipping into a private pool and gazing out over the tranquil waters of the Zambezi River from a private suite.Our Luxury River Suites offer spacious, open plan interiors and are the ultimate space in which to relax and unwind after a day spent exploring Victoria Falls, playing lawn games, visiting the nearby attractions or enjoying a game drive.
Luxury River Family Suite
At The River Club, we understand taking time to reconnect as a family is important. Spend time together exploring the beautiful grounds of the The Club, visiting one of the world’s natural wonders at Victoria Falls or relaxing by your private pool.The River Club is the ideal escape for families with a wealth of things to see and do, both on the property and nearby, from croquet, tennis, fishing and yoga to nature walks, game drives and cooking classes.
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.Named after the Royal Princess Mary, who represented the Queen at Zambia’s Independence in 1964, the suite is just as enigmatic and charming as the person to whom it pays homage.
The lodge features a lounge, library, dining room and verandah overlooking the garden and river.
The colonial style main building houses the dining room, and the drawing room has a fascinating library, which focuses on the history of southern Africa.
The main area is a well-appointed residence, with a comfortable lounge, large dining room, impressive library and wide veranda on which breakfasts and teas are taken. Lush gardens (where midday meals are often served) spread out beneath the trees is a croquet court .
A wellness centre houses a treatment room for manicures, pedicures, facials and massages as well as a sauna and Jacuzzi.
The newly opened Princes Mary Suite is a two-bedroom house with private plunge pool.