The Royal Livingstone Hotel, Zambia

3 Nights Bed & Breakfast from R23,405   PER PERSON SHARING
availability: 01 Oct - 22 Dec '24
Africa ex Johannesburg

About The Royal Livingstone Hotel, Zambia

Bask in graceful safari style only steps from one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Sweeping Zambezi River and savannah views stretch from every veranda as you relax in elegance. Wake up to the sight of zebras wandering the hotel grounds. Raise a glass at sunset to the marvellous waterfall thundering to its depths as you recline in style. Surrender to relaxation with spa therapies under the shade of monkey trees on the banks of the river. The Royal Livingstone is located on the Zambian side of the Zambezi River in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, overlooking and with direct access to the Victoria Falls.


  • Complimentary access to the Victoria Falls
  • Deluxe cruise on Lady Livingstone
  • 60-minute SPA treatment
  • All taxes, levies and surcharges (estimated)

Package Details

The above price includes

  • Rates are based on per person sharing and are an indication of costs
  • Return economy class flights departing from Johannesburg to Livingstone
  • Current airport taxes
  • Return cross border transfers
  • 3 nights accommodation at the 5* The Royal Livingstone Hotel in Zambia
  • Breakfast each day

Room Facilities


Private bathroom


Television with satelite channels


Room Service




Tea and coffee facilities in room


Electronic room safe


Enjoy the comforts of Royal Livingstone Hotel in Zambia. Experience the luxury of Anantara in an African paradise. Wildlife roams the hotel freely, offering unforgettable up-close encounters. Embrace the explorer life with indigenous design accents complemented by modern amenities and discreet butler services at one of the leading hotels in Livingstone Zambia.

  • Premier Room – 30 sqm
    Furnished balcony or veranda with garden views
  • Deluxe Room – 30 sqm
    Furnished balcony or veranda with river or garden views
  • Deluxe Corner Room – 30 sqm
    Sunroom for lounging with river or garden views
  • Livingstone Suite – 63 sqm
    Separate living and dining room and Zambezi river views
  • Presidential Suite – 88sqm
    Separate living and dining room and an expansive terrace overlooking the Zambezi River

Room Features

Deluxe Room
Beautifully appointed interiors highlight spectacular views and unsurpassed luxury. Sink into soft bedding dressed in the finest linens. Laze on your private veranda sighting free-roaming wildlife or the Zambezi beyond. Enjoy modern amenities and the attentive butler service for which Anantara is known.

Deluxe Corner Room
A Victorian aesthetic and modern comforts combine to create an inviting sanctuary. Sip a morning coffee in your sunroom. Admire the romance of Zambezi River or garden views with the various animal visitors who amble around the grounds. A cool breeze drifts from your ceiling fan as you unwind in the afternoon sun. Relax with a hot bath after a day of safari adventures.

Livingstone Suite
Decorated in Victorian style with modern conveniences, these spacious suites offer refined living and dining. Connect with stunning surrounds as you see zebras, giraffes and an array of exotic birds through your floor-to-ceiling sliding doors. Dine overlooking the majestic Zambezi.

Presidential Suite
This one-of-a-kind suite has played host to heads of state and royalty, with an ideal blend of Victorian grace, indigenous elements and modern comforts. Take a seat outdoors at sunset to soak up spectacular river views. Catch sight of African wildlife ambling along the riverbanks. Host a formal dinner party on your expansive terrace, then retire to the sanctuary lounge indoors.

Honeymoon gift offers!

Honeymoon inclusions vary from season to season 💕

  • A fruit bowl and a bottle of sparkling wine
  • A romantic turndown
  • Canapes with a glass of sparkling wine at 17h00 once during stay

Upgrade to Half Board or All Inclusive

  • Upgrade to Half Board from R4,250 per person for 3 nights
  • Upgrade to All Inclusive from R14,350 per person for 3 nights

Dining & Bars

The Royal Livingstone Express
A restored steam locomotive of polished leather, teak and brass is the setting for your exquisite five-course meal. Departing from Livingstone through the national park and the Zambezi River Valley, marvel at the sight of wild giraffes, zebras and antelope. Cross the Victoria Falls Bridge as you sip on curated South African wines and dine on fine flavours inspired by the setting. Flawless service completes your iconic journey reminiscent of times past.

The Royal Livingstone Dining Room
Guests are treated to refined dining infused with a variety of influences in The Royal Livingstone Dining Room. Treat yourself to culinary brilliance either in the plush dining room or outdoors on the terrace. Explore European and indigenous flavours presented with modern sophistication. Offering a wonderful vantage point for the river and wildlife that roam the resort, this restaurant is perfect any time of day.

The Sundeck
Visit The Sundeck for stylish cocktails in a breathtaking setting. Offering a selection of light bites to enjoy throughout the day, guests can spend the afternoon simply basking in the ambience. Toast a spectacular African sunset with vintage Champagne. Our expert bartenders will be happy to blend a concoction to your liking if your favourite is not on our menu. Gentle breezes waft off the river as you admire the rush of water towards Victoria Falls.

The Royal Livingstone Lounge
The lounge is an atmospheric place to admire the paintings of Sir David Livingstone, hand-drawn maps of his African travels, and an array of artefacts and books that inspire a sense of adventure. Rise early to soak up the tranquil ambience with coffee prepared just the way you like it. Dine throughout the day, enjoying a range of delicious light meals and snacks. Enjoy an old-fashioned high tea daily from 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm.

The Travellers Bar
The centre of the action at the hotel, a lively ambience pervades The Travellers Bar. Fabulous cocktails flow as live piano fills the air. Discover travel stories from other guests or chat with the friendly staff over an aged whisky. The Travellers Bar offers an exclusive gin menu, a true Out of Africa experience. Sample Mundambi Gin, produced by the New Harbour Distillery in Cape Town especially for The Royal Livingstone, and infused with the spectacular Mundambi flower.

Dining By Design
Unforgettable views and exquisite fine dining set the tone for a perfect evening. Dine on an elegantly decorated riverside deck or beneath a monkey tree overlooking the Victoria Falls. The Mediterranean, Asian and African flavours are all on offer as you select the perfect sequence for your gourmet experience in collaboration with your personal chef. Enjoy flawless service by your butler in stunning outdoor settings

Boma Dinner
Experience the cultural tradition of dining together in a fireside meal. Admire your impressive surroundings in the Mukuni Boma village, which overlooks Victoria Falls. Stemming from the Swahili word for the enclosure, a Boma is an event where the tribesmen protect and provide for their community. Relax as a tantalising Zambian feast is prepared with barbecued meats and spiced dishes. Enticing scents fill the air as the specialities of the area smoke slowly on the grills. A live band and traditional dancing immerse you in the colourful customs of the land.

High Tea
Sink into upholstered armchairs in the lounge and enjoy sweet and savoury delights served with TWG’s luxury loose-leaf teas from around the world. Feast on a traditional selection of sandwiches, patisserie creations, and scones with preserves and Chantilly cream. Toast the perfect way to spend an afternoon with a complimentary glass of Method Cap Classic sparkling wine.

In-Room Dining
Leisurely breakfasts served on your veranda before you venture out for the day. An intimate dinner for two in your lounge with your favourite foods. In-room dining lets you be flexible with your schedule. If you’re feeling peckish, we’re happy to deliver snacks late at night. With a wide variety of delicious options, you don’t have to leave your room to eat well. Simply call and request your meal and we’ll deliver.

Meal Plans

  • Breakfast daily (BB)
  • Dining experiences
  • Enjoy authentic feasts at luxury restaurants in Livingstone Zambia.
  • A host of settings around the hotel and beyond celebrate the flavours of Europe and Africa.
  • Among the many Livingstone, Zambia restaurants, dine on a restored steam locomotive on a journey across the Victoria Falls. Experience an authentic African feast by firelight. Partake in a traditional high tea or take in magnificent sunsets and cocktails overlooking the Zambezi River.
  • The Royal Livingstone Express
  • Flawless dining in moving splendour. Monday, Wednesday & Saturday: 4.00 pm – 8.30 pm
  • The Old Drift Restaurant
  • Inspired à la carte dining. Breakfast: 7.00 am – 10.30 am Lunch: 12.00 pm – 3.00 pm Dinner: 6.30 pm – 10.00 pm
  • Kubu Dine and toast to unrivalled views overlooking the Zambezi River
  • Bar Service: 11.00 am – 9.00 pm
  • Lunch & Dinner: 12.30 pm – 9.00 pm
  • The Royal Livingstone Lounge
  • Light dining with historic overtures. 24 hours
  • The Travellers Bar
  • A central meeting spot with Old World charm. 24 hours
  • Dining by Design
  • Reimagined private dining in an iconic setting. On request
  • Boma Dinner
  • Fireside African dining. Tuesdays and Fridays: 6.30 pm – 10.00 pm (subject to weather conditions)
  • High Tea
  • A refined afternoon tradition.
  • 3.00 pm – 5.00 pm
  • In-Room Dining
  • Your favourites whenever you want them. 24 hours
  • Zambezi Dining Experience
  • Exquisite Zambian dishes and local lifestyle in beautiful settings around the Zambezi River banks
    On this exclusive culinary journey, get to the heart of Zambian cuisine and the local lifestyle through a selection of immersive tasting experiences. Learn about farming and fishing traditions in our herb garden and on splendid locations by the banks of the Zambezi River. Along the way, savour incredible views of Victoria Falls and a delightful menu of the finest local products:
  • Zambezi River bream with freshly grown vegetables, Zambian beef stew prepared and eaten according to tradition, assorted local desserts and spectacular regional wine pairings. An unforgettable adventure for all the senses.

Resort Amenities




Swimming Pool


The Royal Livingstone Hotel, Zambia has a host of activities to enjoy and experience in Victoria Falls.  Perfect for the honeymoon of your and your partners dreams.

Entertainment & Sports

The Royal Livingstone Hotel, Zambia has a host of entertainment and sporting options to enjoy and experience in Victoria Falls.

Helicopter / Microlight
Gaze down on the mighty Victoria Falls from the air. The huge Zambezi River flows slowly south with hippos and crocodiles clearly visible in the shallow waters. Elephants graze on bright green islands just before the water that crashes over the falls. Marvel at the zig-zagging funnel of gorges that the water sprays into.

Sunset Cruise
Sail along the river boundary of the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park. Hippos, crocodiles and a wide range if African birdlife can be seen on land and in the water. Other game sightings include bush elephants, giraffes, buffaloes and bucks. Learn from a knowledgeable guide as the sun sets in this spectacular environment

Culture Tours
Tour the nearby historic town of Livingstone. Preserving the arts and culture of Zambia is paramount and reflected in its museum. Discover an interesting collection of famous explorer David Livingstone’s belongings. The Railway and Jewish Museums also house fascinating exhibitions on settlers in the area

Livingstone Island
At the centre of the Zambezi River, Livingstone island offers a high adrenaline experience. Twist and turn through the rushing water to reach this protected area – open to only 16 people at a time. Experience the ultimate infinity pool – Devil’s Pool – with views over the 100m drop. Trips are seasonal and depend on water levels

Game Drive
Admire African wildlife up close from an open game-viewing 4×4. Experts guides will drive you through the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park on your adventure. Watch white rhino, buffalo and antelope in their natural habitat. Enjoy elephant encounters along the way. Stretching for 12 km along the banks of the upper Zambezi, this is a nature wonderland not to be missed.

Royal Livingstone Express
Escape on a late afternoon train journey into the wild. The Royal Livingstone Express offers an unrivalled steam train experience with Old World elegance. Sundowners on the Victoria Falls Bridge. A five-course gourmet meals passing through the national park. Take a journey of nostalgic elegance in the epitome of style.

White Water Rafting
Adrenaline seekers should sign up for this exhilarating adventure. Magnificent scenery, sunshine, warm waters and superb rapids all make this one of the greatest white water rafting adventures in the world. The Zambezi River is classified as a high volume, pool-drop river. Raft your way through rapids covering 24km and a combined drop of 400 feet.

Canoeing Safari
Follow the route of the famous explorer David Livingstone in his search for the rising mists. A wonderfully relaxing way to soak up the scenic surrounds of the upper Zambezi River. Island of varying sizes dots the river, home to exotic birds and wildlife.

Bungee Jumping
Take a leap of faith in one of the highest jumps in the world. With the falls behind, you and the river rushing below. Adrenaline will course through your veins. At 111 metres, the Victoria Falls Bridge offers a breathtaking vantage point and place to do your jump.

What is special about this resort?

  • Stunning river views
  • Free, unlimited access to the Zambian side of the Falls
  • Great spa treatments on the banks of the mighty Zambezi

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