Zambia Family Friendly Lodges
Discover The Best Family-Friendly Lodges For Your Zambia Safari Adventure
Travelling to Zambia with the entire family in tow and finding it increasingly difficult to find safari lodges and camps instead of safari itineraries? Well, look no further than our selection below of what we regard as the best family-friendly options available when on safari in Zambia.
All of the establishments listed all have the following aspects in common, they offer family accommodation, suitable meals and menus for kids of all ages, and safari activities tailor-made to suit both adults and children alike. A few establishments even offer babysitting facilities and offer private vehicles should you wish for game drives with just your family.
As a suggestion, Zambia is more suitable for children over the age of eight, unless one is just looking at staying in the Livingstone/ Victoria Falls area. Please note that although the below lodges welcome children, a few will have a minimum age requirement, especially for wildlife activities.
Mix and match any of the lodges below and create a safari that the entire family will remember forever.
The Best Family-Friendly Lodges In Zambia
- Royal Zambezi Lodge
The Royal Zambezi Lodge is perfectly nestled in the serene embrace of the Lower Zambezi National Park. A wildlife haven offering a treasure trove of child-friendly activities designed to delight the young, while also providing peace of mind and relaxation for the entire family.
Families can engage in educational bush walks, tailored wildlife safaris, and thrilling canoeing trips under the guidance of experienced professionals. The lodge's amenities ensure flexible meal times, kid-friendly menus and engaging nature-oriented games.
- Puku Ridge Camp
Nestled in the heart of the majestic South Luangwa National Park lies Puku Ridge Camp, a sanctuary where families can embark on a journey of wonder and adventure. For families travelling with children, Puku Ridge offers a thrilling yet safe safari experience.
Wildlife tracking, specially-tailored game drives, and educational bush walks present a unique way for children and their families to bond over shared experiences, learning about the rich biodiversity and importance of conservation.
- Avani Victoria Falls Resort
Embark on an unforgettable adventure at The Avani Victoria Falls Resort, where the glorious thunder of the falls sets the backdrop for a perfect family-friendly escapade! This stunning oasis offers an array of activities suitable for all ages, creating an enriching environment for both children and adults.
Little ones can revel in the kiddies' pool and a dedicated play area, ensuring they are entertained and safe while parents unwind. Families can bond over nature walks, discovering the local flora and fauna, or engage in a cultural experience with tribal dance performances.
- David Livingstone Safari Lodge
Discover the incredible child and family-friendly experiences offered at the David Livingstone Safari Lodge on the Zambian side of the Zambezi River! Situated along the banks of the iconic Zambezi River and just a stone's throw from the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls, the David Livingstone envelops you in a captivating natural opulence.
Whether you fancy a relaxing swim in the Infinity pool with a view of the Zambezi or embarking on an unforgettable journey in the Mosi Oa Tunya National Park, your family's escapade commences right here!
- Toka Leya Camp
Embark on a thrilling family adventure at Zambia's Toka Leya Camp in Livingstone. Enjoy safari rides, sunset cruises, and fishing by the Zambezi River. With twelve spacious tented suites, experience comfort and privacy while taking in stunning views.
Kids of all ages can explore nature, culture, and more at the kids club. Relax at the spa while they play. Just a short distance from the mighty Victoria Falls, get ready for an unforgettable journey at Toka Leya Camp!
- Thorntree River Lodge
Experience the thrill of exploring the wild at Thorntree River Lodge, nestled in the heart of the breathtaking Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park. Close to the buzz of Victoria Falls, Thorntree River offers private suites with plunge pools and an array of kid-friendly activities.
From game drives and nature walks to sunset boat cruises and local village visits, it's an unforgettable journey for the whole family. Plus, with a spa, gym, babysitting service and the engaging Ngwana Club for kids, you'll find the perfect blend of adventure and relaxation.
- Chundukwa River Lodge
Chundukwa River Lodge, nestled amid the serenity of the Zambezi River and within a stone's throw from the magnificent Victoria Falls. There commitment to comfort, excitement, and discovery makes them a favorite amongst young and old alike.
Dive into a myriad of activities, from boat cruising, horse riding, and fishing to biking and swimming, stay in comfortable, well-equipped chalets and dine under the African stars, relishing delicious, beautifully presented meals.
- Royal Chundu Zambezi River Lodge
With a smorgasbord of thrilling adventures designed for all ages, Royal Chundu surpasses every expectation for a family safari vacation. Experience heart pounding game drives, mesmerising birding safaris, exciting fishing and canoeing sessions on the Zambezi, and jaw-dropping tours of Victoria Falls.
Topped with luxurious accommodation, exceptional cuisine, and myriad family-friendly activities, the Royal Chundu Zambezi River Lodge ensures your family vacation is nothing short of extraordinary.
- Kaingu Lodge
Kaingu Lodge is truly family-friendly. While there is no minimum age requirement for children visiting, some activities have age restrictions. However, there are plenty of activities suitable for children of all ages to enjoy, keeping them engaged, educated, and safe.
Children can take part in a variety of activities such as tracking, identifying spoor, making bow and arrows, archery, stargazing, fishing, entomology, boating, bread making, African storytelling and drumming, rope making, bush skills, and excursions to the local school.