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Zambezi Sands

Zambezi Sands is a luxury Safari Camp nestled in the heart of the Zambezi National Park with glorious panoramas of the Zambezi River only 1 hour from Victoria Falls

View of the Zambezi River from the deck of the main lodge
(photo - Imvelo Safaris)


OUR OVERVIEW

Zambezi Sands is ideal for clients who want to combine a mini safari with seeing the magnificent Victoria Falls.


PRICE before special offers
Approximate price per person sharing per night

From  US$ 550
(Fully Inclusive)





Introduction

This luxury safari camp is only 1 hours’ drive from Victoria Falls in the beautiful and remote western end of the Zambezi National Park. The game viewing is good with regular sightings of elephant, buffalo and lion but the animal concentrations are not quite on par with safari giants such as Hwange, Mana Pools or Chobe National Parks. However this area does come with its own special and unique feel - the main focus being the Zambezi River with its exquisite clear waters and endless channels. The birdlife along the quiet shores of this stretch of river is second to none, and can boast some very rare species indeed.

The plush main lounge/dining area and each of the eight tents are built on raised wooden platforms, perfectly placed to overlook the Zambezi River in all its glory - the views are quite spectacular. During high water season the river actually flows under your private veranda.

The bedrooms are enormous Bedouin Style tents and are truly lovely and luxurious with each tent having its own en-suite bathroom and outdoor shower. Relax and enjoy the view from the huge veranda or your own private splash pool. The boardwalks that interlink each tent with the main dining area and bar offer protection from wandering hippos who often spend at least part of the night feeding in and around the camp.

Zambezi Sands offer a wide range of activities which include game drives, along the river and inland. Game walks with an experienced Professional Guide, river boat cruises (both sunset and day cruises). Canoeing is one of the unique activities on offer and gives you the opportunity to experience the beauty of the Zambezi river as you follow the gentle current downstream, drifting quietly through beautiful channels, passing prolific birdlife and relaxed animals alike. Daytrips into Victoria Falls are also available.

Zambezi Sands is ideal for clients who want to combine a mini safari with seeing the magnificent Victoria Falls. For guests who want to sample the multiple activities on offer in Victoria Falls itself then we would suggest rather spending a night or two in town before or after, as commuting to and from this camp is a bit arduous. However if you just want to spend a day in Victoria Falls to see the Falls and maybe do a couple other activities followed by a few relaxing days in a luxury safari camp with good game viewing and wonderful scenery – we can’t recommend Zambezi Sands highly enough.

For those wanting longer safari packages, excellent options are available from these camps owners who also operate camps within Hwange National Park and the Victoria Falls area. Contact us so that we can put together an itinerary that suits your exact needs.

Summary

• Located 1 hour's drive from Victoria Falls
• Within the Zambezi National Park on the banks of the Zambezi River
• Luxurious safari lodge on raised wooden decks with spectacular views of the river
• Fantastic birdlife with many rare species
• Good game viewing but not quite the same concentrations as Hwange, Mana or Chobe
• Various water and land activities offered at the camp
• Great for those who want to combine seeing Victoria Falls with a safari experience
• Packages available with sister lodges in Hwange National Park and Victoria Falls

Accommodation

• 8 luxury tents in total
• 2 Double roomed with King size beds
• 6 Twin roomed with two double beds

All rooms have:

• Tea/Coffee making facility
• Safe
• Ceiling fan
• Mosquito net and repellent
• Lounge
• Mini bar & fridge - complimentary
• En-suite bathroom with bathtub
• Outdoor shower
• Private viewing deck with dining table and chairs
• Private splash pool

Advantages

• Stunning location on the banks of the Zambezi River
• Located in the western end of Zambezi National Park which is particularly beautiful
• Extremely luxurious, well designed and positioned
• Various game viewing activities available including drives, walks, canoeing and river cruises
• Only 1 hour game drive from Victoria Falls
• Professionally licensed guides onsite
• Daily transfers are available into Vic Falls town
• Packages available with sister camps for longer stay safaris

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Dining

• Main lodge has dining room, lounge and bar
• Al fresco dining area by the main lodge
• Private dining on the room's private deck can be arranged
• Meals during excursions are included

Facilities and Services

• 220V electricity supply via diesel/solar generator - limited to certain hours in the day
• Mobile lamps
• Transfers
• Laundry service
• Internet access - in main area only
• Private splash pool
Activities:
• River cruise
• Canoeing
• Game drives
• Game walks
• Guided tour of Victoria Falls (excluding National Park fees)
• Visit to the Victoria Falls curio market
• Village visit and school tour

Fully Inclusive Rates Include

• Accommodation
• All meals
• All local soft drinks, beers, wines and spirits
• Laundry
• 1 shuttle a day to and from Victoria Falls town and Victoria Falls Airport transfers
• 2 In-house activities (as listed above per paying night)
• Zambezi National Park entrance fee per paying day

Rates Exclude

• Premium imported beverages
• National Park entrance fees at the Victoria Falls Rainforest
• Other activities not listed above

Children

• Children under 7 years old are allowed only by special arrangement
• Children under 12 years pay 50% of the adult rate and must share a room with an adult. Up to two children may share a suite with a parent or guardian.

How to Get There



• Vic Falls along Kazangula Rd at 16km peg turn right into dirt rd (4x4 only) follow to the river (approx 1hr).
• Airport transfers from Victoria Falls Airport (Zimbabwe) are included in the rates.
• Road transfers from Victoria Falls town are included in the rates.



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OUR OVERVIEW

Zambezi Sands is ideal for clients who want to combine a mini safari with seeing the magnificent Victoria Falls.


PRICE before special offers
Approximate price per person sharing per night

From  US$ 550 (Fully Inclusive)






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Client Testimonials

Perfect
by Kate (Zimbabwe)
Many thanks for all your assistance. You have probably been the most responsive and helpful tour organizers I have worked with- anywhere in the world. I'll be sure to recommend you to my colleagues and friends.

All the activities lived up to the hype!
by Alex (Swaziland)
Good Afternoon Boo,
Just wanted to let you know that we are now back in Swaziland and had an incredibly fun time enjoying Victoria Falls! All the activities lived up to the hype and I would like to thank you for all your help in organising a busy but full holiday for us! Everything went smoothly from the moment we arrived to the time we left.
Also wondering where you prefer to have your reviews written?
Thanks again!
All the best

Memory I will not forget
by Sunitha (22.5.13)
Hi Jane
Hope you are keeping well.I must say a very big thank you for all your assistance and advice for my trip. I had the most amazing time at Vic Falls, a memory I will not forget.
Thanks a million once again.
Regards
Sunitha

Fantastic Itinerary
by Graham & Janet (United Kingdom)
Dear Boo
We would like to offer our thanks for sorting a fantastic itinerary for our all too short visit to Vic Falls. The cruise on the Zambesi at sunset was a delight and the helicopter flight breathtaking! The pick ups were punctual and staff members were all very smiley, friendly, helpful and good company. The whole experience of the actual Falls and the town itself was outstanding.
We will return! Your company will be our first port of call. Many thanks for a very efficient service.
Best wishes

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