This journey takes you through some of Southern Africa's most iconic wildlife regions, in South Africa and Zambia. Your adventure begins with 4 nights on safari where you can connect to one of South Africa’s most authentic and immersive safari experiences at Leopard Hills. Enjoy the reserve's incredible variety of game, including lion, leopard, giraffe, elephant and buffalo - as well as plains game and other predators, such as cheetah and wild dog. A short flight from the Kruger to Livingstone (Zambia side of the Falls) brings you to the majestic Victoria Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage Site of outstanding natural beauty. You'll stay at The River Club where you can enjoy views of the mighty Zambezi River from your River Suite. Enjoy a Tour of the Falls (Zambian side) and a sunset cruise during your stay. Additional activities available (at an additional cost) include Livingstone Island, Devil's Pool (water levels permitting), a helicopter flip over the Falls or a visit to Victoria Falls town on the Zimbabwe side of the Falls. Finally, you will journey by air for a further 4 nights at Anabezi Camp, in the Lower Zambezi National park with the Zambezi escarpment as its backdrop. In addition to game drives and bush walks, you'll also have the opportunity to enjoy canoeing and boating on the river or simply watch the river life unfold from camp.
Johannesburg is one of Africa’s biggest and most vibrant cities. It is the economic capital of Africa and the gateway to Southern Africa. Although not as often visited as other regions of South Africa, there is plenty to do in Johannesburg and nearby Pretoria. The old city is a multi-cultural mixture of traditional medicine shops, Chinese restaurants, taxi ranks and ultra-modern skyscrapers. There are excellent museums, art galleries and organized tours of historical and political interest. The shopping is Southern Africa’s best and the many restaurants cater for all tastes. The nearby township of Soweto is Johannesburg’s most popular tourist attraction. Based at Africa’s busiest airport, City Lodge Hotel at OR Tambo Airport will provide business and leisure travellers with home away from home accommodation that is ideal for those commuting to and from Johannesburg and perfect for those who require immediate access to the airport.
Adjacent to the Kruger National Park, the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve is a private premier viewing destination. It was the first-ever private nature reserve established in South Africa. The landscape features 65,000 hectares of savannah-covered land interspersed with watering holes, dry river beds, Lowveld woodlands, and the perennial Sabi and Sand rivers. This spectacular reserve offers exceptional game viewing opportunities with frequent sightings of the renowned Big Five as well as cheetah, zebra, giraffe, and a variety of antelope.
Leopard Hills Private Game Reserve is situated in the Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve, bordering the world famous Kruger National Park. Here the Big 5 – Elephant, Lion, Rhino, Buffalo and Leopard – abound, and viewing them from open game drive vehicles with experienced Rangers at a close proximity is their speciality. The 5 Star Luxury Lodge, with fine dining, outstanding cuisine and extensive wine cellar The main lodge is situated on a rocky outcrop overlooking a natural waterhole. Each of the 8 glass-fronted, air-conditioned suites, with private plunge pools have spectacular views out into the bush. The professional and friendly staff await your arrival and look forward to taking you on a safari experience of a lifetime.
One of the original natural wonders of the world and a World Heritage Site, Victoria Falls is known locally as ‘The Smoke that Thunders’. This spectacle is accessible from both Zambia and Zimbabwe and is an ideal place to combine game viewing and water sports. There is much to do including excellent fishing, a thrilling bungee jump and arguably the best commercial whitewater rafting in the world. Visitors can hike around the falls, try zip lining or enjoy the incredible bridge swing.
The River Club is defined by the value we attach to helping family and friends create lasting memories together. Our unpretentious hospitality, the outstanding, exclusive and safe location, the preservation of historic Livingstone, and commitment to the community we live in, all form part of our ethos. We offer a realistic experience by combining the natural heritage of the Zambezi River and Victoria Falls, culturally-extraordinary Livingstone-town as well as visits to Simonga Village, an authentic piece of present-day semi-rural life.
Located on the Zimbabwe border in the southern reaches of Zambia, the Lower Zambezi region is best known as the home to the Lower Zambezi National Park which features exceptional, undeveloped wildlife areas. It is renowned for its abundant game and a variety of different wildlife can be spotted such as hippos, buffalo, crocodiles, fish eagles and herds of elephants. The landscape features rugged unspoilt wilderness made up of vast floodplains scattered with indigenous woodlands. Visitors can look forward to an array of wonderful activities along the Zambezi including game drives, walking safaris, canoe trips and excellent tiger fishing.
The discerning traveller will find Anabezi – the stunning luxury tented camp and one of Lower Zambezi’s premium safari experiences, stretched under the shade of a winterthorn grove at the edge of the Zambezi floodplain. Situated on a ridge above the river, the twelve extensive and beautifully designed tents are connected by raised walkways so that the game is free to pass in and out of camp, affording you unparalleled sightings from the comfort of your room or the main area.
Each of the twelve tents has an indoor bathroom and outside shower, in addition to a private plunge pool. With two spacious and comfortable decks boasting views of the Zambezi or the Mushika riverbed and waterhole, there are endless possibilities to relax and enjoy the magic of the river and wildlife.
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