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Islands of Siankaba

At a Glance


  • beautifully secluded location


  • 40-minute transfer from Livingstone might be daunting for visitors planning to partake in many of the activities based in town and around the Falls

Islands of Siankaba Review

The lodge, located on two forested islands in the Zambezi River about 48 km (30 mi) upstream from Victoria Falls, was awarded the Environmental Certificate by the Environmental Council of Zambia in 2002. A suspension bridge links the two islands and leads to an overhead walkway in the tree canopy that connects the elevated chalets to the lodge's restaurant. The walkway protect the islands' delicate riverine environment. The lodge was constructed utilizing mainly commercially grown, nonindigenous pine. Where local wood was used, the lodge planted hardwood saplings to replace them. Electricity is drawn from the Victoria Falls hydroelectric plant, and river water is recycled and treated on-site for use in the camp. Local tribes are employed by the lodge, where sunset cruises, mokoro rides, guided nature walks, white-water rafting, and bungee jumping are all on the menu. Guests can also opt to fly over Victoria Falls in a microlight plane.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 40 km (25 mi) from Livingstone along Nakatindi road on the Zambezi, Livingstone
  • Phone: 213/32–7490
  • Website:
  • Location: Livingstone, Zambia

    Hotel Details

  • 7 rooms.
  • Rate includes all-inclusive.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 10-12-2012

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