The River Club, Victoria Falls - Livingstone, Zambia

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Things to do at The River Club

The River Club’s proximity to Victoria Falls and location on the banks of the Zambezi River offers a unique blend of safari and adventure activities.

Victoria Falls Tour

A World Heritage Site, Victoria Falls straddles the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia and is the most expansive curtain of water in the world. View its roaring waters, spectacular spray and a small rainforest that clings to the Falls’ edge, with a variety of mammals and birds. (A tour on the Zambian side is included in your stay; the view from the Zimbabwean side is at extra cost.)

Interpretive game drives

Game drives into the Zambezi National Park or nearby Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park (in open or closed safari vehicles) offer various wildlife viewing opportunities, such as elephant, buffalo, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest and white rhino, as well as diverse birdlife.

Sundowner Cruise

Relaxing sunset cruises along the Zambezi offer the perfect opportunity to spot a variety of birdlife, as well as plenty of hippo and crocodile in the river.

Catch-and-Release Fishing

There are several varieties of bream (tilapia) to be caught, while tiger fishing is an unforgettable challenge for keen fishermen (catch-and-release). Standard equipment is provided.

Cultural Community Visit

Cultural visits to the nearby Simonga village provides an insight into the ways of life and traditional customs of the local people. The River Club is involved in upliftment projects here which focus on assisting children via schooling and provide important services to the village.

Livingstone Town Tours

Visit the local museum, markets and shops to get a glimpse of historic and modern Livingstone town. There’s an interesting insight into the fascinating Jewish history of the area. Guests may also visit the local village and school.

Activities at The River Club

The River Club has a summer house with snooker room, infinity swimming pool overlooking the Zambezi River and croquet on the lawn. For the energetic, there is a gym, running track and tennis court. Nature walks are offered on the property.

Adventure Activities*

Adrenalin activities on offer in the area include helicopter flights, micro-lighting, canoeing, jet boating, white water rafting, river boarding, abseiling, specialist birding, and a Livingstone Island lunch, to name a few. *At additional cost.

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Latest News From The River Club

  • The River Club Community News – May 2014
    May 31, 2014

    So much more than just a charming oasis on the banks of the Zambezi River, The River Club is deeply involved in giving back to the local communities

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  • The River Club - March 2010
    Apr 20, 2010

    Williams and University of Virginia Project
    Jimmy Foley from Chicago, along with sponsorship from his uncle in Ireland (who stayed at River Club in 2009), flew out to Zambia to manage and complete a number projects over a...

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  • The River Club: Simonga Village Update
    Jul 19, 2009

    The new building has a big classroom, which can take 70 pupils aged between four and six years old, a storage room and two offices.

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A Quote From Our Guests

“ In a breathtaking location overlooking the Zambezi, a stay at this fabulous colonial era property feels like a house party with friends. Great food, varied (included) activities, but most importantly, wonderful staff and management. ”
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Reviewed by: SirCLondon, 2013.09.17