Thorntree River Lodge: where deck meets Zambezi

Thorntree River Lodge is set in Zambia’s Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, just a short distance from the famous Victoria Falls, Thorntree River Lodge is being completely rebuilt with an environmentally-conscious design. Drawing inspiration from local customs and culture, it is a modern contemporary design with tented roof structures to maintain the feel of authentic Africa.

The lodge will boast 8 twin rooms and 2 family units comprising of 4 beds each. Each unit will have its own indoor and outdoor bathrooms, as well as a luxurious private plunge pool. The main lodge consists of a lounge with an open dining area, where the fine dining experience of African cuisine will come to life. The dining room flows into a private, temperature controlled wine cellar stocked with the finest wines. A gym and spa overlook the mighty Zambezi River, and there is a small library with WIFI for guests’ convenience.

The communal deck is set on the edge of the stunning riverside, and is home to a sunken boma area and an infinity pool. Wooden decking floats on the edge of the river, and moves with the water level to create the illusion of sailing a boat, and help to achieve a seamless feel between river and land.


  • Thorntree River Lodge is a short distance from Victoria Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • 8 twin rooms and 2 family units available for guests
  • Every unit has plug points and a private indoor/outdoor bathroom
  • Activities include sunset river cruises, fishing, and visits to Victoria Falls, the Livingstone Museum, and nearby villages
  • Located within Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park on the banks of the Zambezi 

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Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park

Livingstone, Southern Province, 20100

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