A Proud Member of The Explorer Club Africa. The River Club is defined by the value we attach to helping create lasting memories. Our unpretentious hospitality, the outstanding exclusive location, the preservation of historic Livingstone, and commitment to the community we live in, all form part of our ethos. We offer an authentic experience by combining the natural heritage of the Zambezi River and Victoria Falls, culturally extraordinary Livingstone-town as well as Simonga Village, a genuine piece of present-day rural life. Our mission is achieved by providing service to and collaboration with our community, while applying exceptional attention to detail to guests.
Eleven spacious, private suites are individually set within the tree line along the edge of the magnificent Zambezi River. From their elevated positions, the suites are perfectly situated to gaze across the river to the Zambezi National Park on the opposite bank, home to an array of wildlife and birds in an area of abundant natural beauty.
The River Club offers a hassle-free and gratifying array of experiences on and off-property for guests of all ages to enjoy. Located only a short distance from the historic town of Livingstone and the renowned Victoria Falls, The River Club is the perfect retreat for families, honeymooners and those looking to complete a safari circuit in Southern or East Africa.
- 24-hour Security
- Activity Desk
- Communal Dining
- Conference Centre
- Disability Services
- Eco Friendly
- Internet Access (Complimentary)
- Laundry Service (Available)
- Mobile Connectivity
- Private Vehicle Available
- Secure Parking
- TV Room
- History & Culture
- Indigenous Culture / Art
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…
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…
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 River 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…
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. Guests may choose to dine privately in the comfort of the suite or join other guests at the main lodge.
Number of Rooms:
- Air Conditioning
- Balcony / Deck
- Detached Private Bathroom
- Disabled Rooms
- Dressing Gowns
- Electrical Outlets
- Hair Dryer
- Laundry Service (Available)
- Lounge Area
- Mini Bar
- Mosquito Nets
- Outside Shower
- Plunge Pool
- Private Pool / Jacuzzi
- Pure Cotton Linen
- Tea / Coffee
- Wheelchair Friendly
Following a leisurely breakfast, don a hat and sunscreen before taking a short stroll down to our boat where The River 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 Lodge before lunch. Best: June to September & early mornings…
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. Enjoy the…
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. The Zambian side of the falls provides a completely different vantage from…
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. Visit Simonga Village to allow guests to spend quality time in the environment of these traditional African settlements, meeting local residents…
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.
Dine in the luxurious comfort of an air-conditioned vintage, dinner steam train as you travel along this section of the famed “Cape to Cairo” route. Your journey takes you to the bridge at Victoria Falls to gaze upon the Falls in the evening before your five-course dinner is served.
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 Turaco and the African Finfoot, residents at The River 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…
For our younger guests, we offer a complimentary guided walk around The River Club property. A courtesy ‘adventure bag’ containing interesting goodies is given to each child to keep.
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. *Bridge swing and zipline also available.
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. *Available from July – January for guests 15yrs and older.
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.
The Elephant Café, awarded Zambia’s Best New Restaurant 2016, is a tented exclusive restaurant built on a wooden deck in the Zambezi River, upstream from Victoria Falls in Livingstone, Zambia. Sitting only 24 people, this exclusive Livingstone restaurant is the centre point of a riverside location that has been home to a herd of hand-reared…