Jollyboys Backpackers & Camp
The backpacker place and the camp are in Livingstone, about 2 km apart. The backpackers’ is for younger travellers; the camp is more suited to families.
Camping at Jollyboys Backpackers US$9 (R126) per person; dorm accommodation from US$12 (R169) per person; three-sleeper room with shared ablution facilities US$50 (R703); double en suite room US$65 (R913) per night.
Camping at Jollyboys Camp US$7 (R98) per person; double room with shared ablution facilities US$40 (R562) per night; double room with private bathroom US$55 (R773) per night. Four-sleeper family room US$80 (R1 124) per night. GPS: S17.848009 E25.85422 (Jollyboys Backpackers); S17.85496 E25.86169 (Jollyboys Camp) Contact: 00 260 213 324 229 (backpackers’); 00 260 213 324 756 (camp);
backpackzambia.com that goes to the border post and Vic Falls. Maramba is on a small branch of the Zambezi River and elephants often move through the camp.
Camping (photo above) US$10 (R140) per adult; US$5 (R70) per child aged 6 – 11; free for children under 6. Tents with beds US$55 (R773) per night for two people. Safari tents US$97 (R1 363) per night for two people. Chalets US$123 (R1 728) per night for two.
You can also book activities here. GPS: S17.88912 E25.85521 Contact: 00 260 213 324 189;
The Victoria Falls Waterfront
This lodge is about 5 km south of Livingstone, next to the Zambezi. Camping US$12 (R169) per person. Permanent tent US$44 (R618) per night for two adults; US$32 (R450) per child aged 3 – 11; free for children under 3. Four-sleeper family room US$200 (R2 810) per night, breakfast included. These are the low-season rates.
The lodge has swimming pools, a bar and a pizza oven on the deck. It’s also the Safpar head office, where you can book all your adrenaline outings.