Royal Zambezi Lodge

Lower Zambezi

Royal Zambezi Lodge is a family safari lodge that offers the perfect combination of contemporary luxury, simplistic style and extreme comfort while providing a pure wilderness experience. Guests are provided with a private guide, vehicle and boat throughout their stay and it is both family and solo-traveller friendly. 

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Located on 3km’s of river frontage on the banks of the Zambezi River, overlooking Mana Pools National Park, only 5 minutes’ drive from the private Royal Airstripwhich is accessible via 30 minute flight from Lusaka. The Lower Zambezi National Park is a 15-minute game drive or boat cruise from the lodge.


There are 15 rooms in total at Royal Zambezi - 8 Deluxe Suites and 7 Presidential Suites
Room Features includes:

Private deck with plunge pools (all room types), 
Private deck with plunge pools, luxury copper baths and daybeds (Presidential)


Deluxe Suite Presidential Suite Presidential Day Bed Presidential Suite Lounge Presidential Suite Bedroom Presidential Suite Bathroom Presidential Suite Plunge Pool View from Sipo Presidential

Infinity main pool next to Sausage Tree Bar 
Award-winning Royal Bush Spa
Hides situated at Royal Waterhole on the GMA (6kms from camp)
Gift shop situated next to main area
Outdoor Dining area on Deck
Private dining, floating lunches, bush dinners
An exclusive food safari with Callie-Anne Cooks can be booked as an added extra


Bush Dinner Campfire Elephant in Camp on walkway Service with a Smile Bush Spa Yoga on the Deck Terrace at Night Swimming Pool Royal Air Charters

Inclusive Activities include:
Privately guided game drives, walking safaris, canoeing safaris, boat safaris and fishing, birding, night drives on the GMA, private excursions to Royal Hide & Waterhole 

Extra Activities include: Community/Cultural village visit, Conservation engagement, Hiking and Spa Treatments

Boat Cruise with Hippos Canoeing Kudu and Escarpment Elephant Walks Fishing Game Drives Sundowners in the Water

Children of all ages are welcome
Presidential Suites can be used for families with younger children.
Deluxe Suites 6 & 7 with shared outside lounge can be used for families with older children.
There is a nature playground for children
Child minding can be booked in advance (extra fees do apply).


Family Focus Safari Family Activity Focus

Open all year round

More than 80% of the staff are recruited from the local area
Claire Kartagener Maternity Ward & Doctors Accommodation in Mugurameno Village
Pack for a Purpose member
Platinum member of Conservation Lower Zambezi
2019 Wildlife drought relief in partnership with FQM
Royal Zambezi Lodge tree growing project
i-school education project for Mugurameno Primary School.
Other schools supported through donations are Chisakila, Malabanyika and Kanyangala

Claire Kartagener Maternity Ward Claire Kartagener Maternity Ward Water Pumps Pack for a Purpose

The camp is powered through a combination of generator & solar power
Good WIFI available in rooms. Not available in main area to enhance privacy.

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