• Zambezi at sunset, Zambia

About Islands Of Siankaba, Livingstone

About Islands Of Siankaba, Livingstone

In the middle of the mighty Zambezi River, the two untouched Islands of Siankaba play home to luxury accommodation for just 14 privileged guests at a time, each with their own unique view of the river. Linked together by a suspension bridge, between the islands there are just 7 teak and canvas chalets, each elevated for spectacular views and minimal environmental impact.

Designed using natural materials, this classic, forested retreat is ideal for those looking for a relaxing honeymoon, or even an adrenaline fuelled getaway. In close proximity to Victoria Falls and Chobe National Park, it is the idea post safari spot for anyone in search of that something special.

Lodge Details


Stylish and elegant chalets with a peaceful and tranquil atmosphere.


Accommodation is spread across two heavily forested islands in the Zambezi River – each a haven for plant and birdlife. The lodge is 25 miles from Victoria Falls and 30 Miles from Chobe National Park in Botswana. The islands are close to the Siansimba rapids, Zambia.

Accommodation & Facilities

There are just 7 luxurious chalets for guests, featuring a classic style, elevated structure and a unique view of the mighty Zambezi River. Constructed using natural materials, they blend effortlessly with the surrounding bush and being elevated, they not only keep guests safe, but also protect the fragile riverine environment below safe. Accessed by an elevated walkway, the chalets feature a completely unique setting and perfect spot to sit back, relax and enjoy a sundowner on your private deck overlooking the river. Chalets feature a classically stylish ‘tented safari’ theme and are finished to an extremely high standard, all with en-suite bathrooms including Victorian baths and showers, as well as double vanities and a dressing table. One of the chalets is ideal for honeymooners and is designated the ‘honeymoon suite’ and has outstanding views as the sun rise over the Zambezi, a secluded and romantic place, with a private dining area overlooking the river.

The main lodge is stylish and elegant, featuring a shady pool, an open lounge and a bar.


Cuisine is served out in the open, encompassing the romance of dining out in the bush. Cuisine is of a very high standard and you can expect their freshly prepared, imaginative dishes to impress even the most discerning palates.


A range of activities are included in your stay at the Islands of Siankaba, both at the lodge and in Livingstone Town. Enjoy a tour of Victoria Falls, or a sunset cruise, explore nature trails or take makoro (a type of canoe) trips. You can also take a cultural tour of Siankaba village and Mandia School via foot or mountain bike.

Season and availability dependent, there is lots more to do at an added cost. Helicopter flights over Victoria Falls, white water rafting, trips to Livingstone Island and Museum and microlight flights, you could try your hand at fishing or go abseiling or bungee jumping. There are a range of beauty and massage therapies available, or you could head out to Mosi Oa Tunya and Chobe National Parks…

Child Policy

Children over 12 are welcome, however due to the nature of the resort, they are not allowed under this age.

Responsible Tourism

Built not to damage the environment, Siankaba Islands work on a host of community and school projects to benefit the people of the area. Most of the employees at the lodge are local and over 60% of the workforce that built the it were retained for full time work.

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