Set inside the national park, Thorntree sits on the river, a high-end luxurious lodge with just 8 rooms and 2 family suites- all built on wooden decking, with expansive views of the river as well as its own spa and gym. It is the ultimate comfort at the falls. Not far from the falls themselves here you can go rhino tracking on foot, take game drives and walks in the park as well as learning about the people in the local area and of course discover the river and the Falls.
8 standard suites, 2 family suites
From $570 (ppn)
Wildlife at the falls and honeymooners
Yes, of all ages
All year round
Yes (in places)
With a Spa, wine cellar, a lounge with DSTV, WiFi, a small gym all at your expense, Thorntree has some beautiful and fun furnishings. Modern and sleek with a focus on the environment the lodge is built into the surrounding trees, with sleek stone, copper and glass finishing’s. Each suite has its own private deck with plunge pool, river views and spacious king-sized beds. All the bathrooms have a deep bath, a large walk in shower and an outdoor shower with sweeping views towards the falls. You would be forgiven to want to forgo an activity to relax in your room.
Being so close to the falls and within the national park there are plenty of activities you can take part in here. From the excitement of visiting the falls, white water rafting, bungee jumps and private river cruises to the more sedate picnic spots on Livingstone Island. You can take game drives in the national park, it is one of the few places in Zambia where you can find rhino. You can also arrange for a guide to take children round the property on nature walks, storytelling, cooking classes and arts and crafts clubs.
Thorntree also has a high emphasis on conservation and giving back to the surrounding community. With reusable water bottles for guests, solar power at the lodge and a health centre on the outskirts of the city, Thorntree is committed to making its surroundings a better place. They also run several community events and workshops to help the community and the lodge come together and work together to celebrate the local community and cultivate their talents.
*Office hours: Monday-Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM (GMT+1)
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