STAY HERE LIVINGSTONE
You’ll probably want to stay close to the Zambezi River, but we’ve also included a place in town if you’re in a hurry and on your way to Lusaka. If you enter Zambia from Namibia and use the Katima Mulilo-Sesheke border post, we’ve also got you covered.
GPS: S17.88649 E25.84309 Contact: 00 260 213 320 606;
This fairly new camp is on the Zambezi River about 25 km west of Livingstone. The campsite has 13 stands of various sizes (2 – 8 vehicles) with power, braai facilities and hot water showers.
Camping US$25 (R351) per adult; US$20 (R281) per child aged 4 – 12. Self- catering canvas “chalet” US$125 (R1 756) per person sharing. River House US$660 (R9 274) per night for up to six people. Options with meals included also available. Discounts for children. River cruise US$35 (R492) per person. GPS: S17.83046 E25.64547 Contact: 00 260 97 304 8830 (Kevin); campnkwazi.com
This no-frills river camp has been in business since 1993. It’s on Bovu Island in the Zambezi, about 50 km west of Livingstone. Camping US$10 (R141) per person.
There are also four chalets with views of the river and four smaller fisherman’s huts. The chalets sleep two adults, but mattresses can be arranged for young kids: US$35 (R492) per person. Fisherman’s hut US$25 (R351) per person. There’s no power and you have to bring your own towels. Meals available, from US$7 (R98) per person. Hire a mokoro and go fishing: US$10 (R140) per day. GPS: S17.86006 E25.52142 Contact: 00 260 978 725 282 (Brett; send an SMS because cellphone reception is patchy);