Thorntree River Lodge

Set inside the Oa Tunya National Park, Zambia, 12.5km from Livingstone, a few kilometers upstream from the famous Victoria Falls, Thorntree River Lodge known as home of the elephant - offers a riveting bush experience with breathtaking views over the Zambezi River.
Birding Daydrive Walk Boatride Fishing Swimming Elephant

Star Rating
Game Viewing
Price Guide $$$

Thorntree River Lodge is perfectly positioned in this area with nine secluded, comfortable and spacious suites, all with private en-suite bathrooms and thatched verandas overlooking the Zambezi. Meals are served al fresco African style, quietly under the stars on a private and secluded section overlooking the river, or in the main lodge where guests interact socially around the communal dining room table with flickering candles in true African tradition and spirit, sharing their day’s experiences and travel stories, reminiscing on the lives of famous explorers. The main lodge area is perfectly positioned to offer guests spectacular views of the Zambezi River. Bush comfort is the order of the day as you sit back, relax and order ice cold drinks from our well stocked bar. Meals are served in the main lodge area and guests are encouraged to interact socially around the communal dining room table.

Thorntree River Lodge offers stimulating wildlife adventures: up-close and personal encounters with elephants; cruises on the Lady Livingstone, a three-decker vessel perfect for viewing hippos and crocodiles; walks with lions in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park and Masuwe Estate; hikes in the rainforest on the lip of the falls chasm; helicopter 'Flight of Angels' trips with fabulous vistas of the falls, river and its many islands; picnics on Livingstone Island; game drives, canoeing, white water rafting, tandem kayaking, abseiling, and bungi-jumping.

Thorntree River Lodge is home of the elephants. Discover the beauty of the Zambezi River atop an African Elephant. Safaris are conducted early morning or late afternoon. The possibility of spotting game is enhanced from your elevated position on this magnificent creature. After your ride you will be encouraged to interact and become one with your elephant.

The lodge is booked on a bed and breakfast basis or all inclusive. Children of any age are welcomed here on request.