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Waterberry Zambezi Lodge
Waterberry Zambezi Lodge
Waterberry Zambezi Lodge
Waterberry Zambezi Lodge
Waterberry Zambezi Lodge
Waterberry Zambezi Lodge

Waterberry Zambezi Lodge

17°49’58.6"S 25°38’10.7"E

Waterberry Lodge: Information from the owner

General information

Safari Lodge
No. of rooms
Check-in time
All day
Check-out time
Mid morning

About this information

All the information on this page is supplied to us directly from the lodge owner and reflects their view, not ours.

For Expert Africa's view, see our own full report on Waterberry Lodge, which contains our own observations and views.

Last updated by Owner
4 Oct 2022
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Facilities at Waterberry Lodge

Property facilities
24-hour Security, Activity Desk, Bar, Disability Services, Eco Friendly, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Service (Available), Laundry Service (Complimentary), Meal on Request, Mobile Connectivity, Pool, Private Vehicle Available, Restaurant, Secure Parking
Room facilities
Air Conditioning, Balcony / Deck, Complimentary Wi-Fi, Dressing Gowns, Electrical Outlets, En-Suite, Fan, Hair Dryer, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Service (Available), Laundry Service (Complimentary), Lounge Area, Mosquito Nets, Pure Cotton Linen, Safe, Shower, Tea / Coffee, Verandah
Activities on site
Bird Watching, Boating, Catch-and-release Fishing, Fishing, Game Viewing, Walks (Self Guided)
Nearby activities
Adrenaline Activities, Animal Encounters, Big 5, Bird Watching, Boat Cruises, Boating, Canoeing, Catch-and-release Fishing, Child Friendly Activities, Cultural Tours, Fishing, Fly Fishing, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Game Walks, General Sightseeing, Golf, Helicopter Rides, Helicopter Scenic Flights, Historical Tours, Horse Riding, Horse-back Safaris, Museums, Rhino Tracking, River Cruises, Safaris, Scenic Flights, Sky Diving, Tree-top Canopy Tours, Walks (Guided), Walks (Self Guided), Wildlife Tours
English, German

Room types at Waterberry Lodge

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The River Farmhouse at Waterberry

A private, fully serviced house for exclusive use by groups of family or friends, River Farmhouse has four bedrooms, two doubles and two doubles/twins with the option of extra guests in the lounge annexe.

South and East doubles have a river view, French windows opening onto the terrace and en suite bath/shower rooms. North and West doubles/twins have en suite shower rooms overlooking the gardens. All bedrooms have ceiling fans, mosquito nets and air conditioning.

The L-shaped lounge has comfortable sofas and chairs with amazing views over the terrace, pool and river to the game park beyond. There’s a fireplace for cold evenings and air conditioning for warm ones. In the kitchen off the lounge chef prepares meals to serve inside or outside depending on the weather and guest preference.

On the shady terrace guests can dine, relax and stay cool out of the hot sunshine or warm up with braziers on cold evenings.

The large infinity pool overlooks the Zambezi and the game park beyond.

And for people who just can’t bear to leave the world behind there’s wifi – for downloading great birding, stargazing and other apps to help you make the most of what you see.

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The Woodlands at Waterberry - Forest Tents

Originally set up for birders, The Woodlands proved so popular that the tents are now available to those wanting that special wilderness feeling without sacrificing comfort and luxury.

The three 40m2 safari tents are furnished as doubles or twins, with lounge seating inside and out, plenty of storage for clothes and luggage, a private veranda garden, and a fully en suite bathroom with basin, shower and toilet.

Guests enjoy breakfast at The Woodlands either at their tent or on the central dining veranda. Other meals are served in the Waterberry restaurant, a couple of hundred metres walk away along sandy paths round the private dam, the swimming pool and other lodge facilities are also for Woodlanders.

The Woodland has a permanent waiter/groundsman/guard in attendance.

The Woodland is also available for exclusive use.

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Waterberry Lodge - Lodge Cottages

The Waterberry cottages are set around lawns, gardens and the Zambezi riverbank. Named after birds found around the lodge, these are lovely cool rooms open to the high thatch. All have private terraces and are en-suite with air conditioning, ceiling fan, mosquito nets, private terrace, inside and outside lounge seating, wifi, toiletries, gowns, water, hand sanitiser.

Activities at Waterberry Lodge

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School and village visit

A completely uncommercial village, where many Waterberry staff live, gives a unique view of life in rural Zambia. The Waterberry guide shows you daily life, housebuilding and agriculture and the Tukongote School built with guest donations.

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Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi

A sunset cruise is the perfect way to start the holiday, relaxing on the peace and quiet of the Zambezi with a gin and tonic and snacks, watching whatever wildlife comes your way and with a virtually guaranteed perfect sunset.

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