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Zambezi Sands River Camp

Zimbabwe, Zambezi National Park

  • The perfect place to experience Zimbabwe’s incredible wildlife
  • Along the peaceful Zambezi River, with views from every room and the main hotel
  • Luxury Bedouin tents with modern interiors
  • Each of the rooms has its own beautiful deck area and plunge pool


A luxury lodge in Zambezi National Park, along the Zambezi River, Zambezi Sands is ideal for animal lovers. Enjoy game drives twice per day, as well as boat trips along the waters of the river. Expert guides will help you track down the majestic animals that move through the area, while walking safaris are ideal for those wanting to see the smaller animals, birds and insects.

Stay in a Bedouin style tent and enjoy quiet tranquillity, stunning surroundings and modern amenities. Dining at the Zambezi Sands can be enjoyed on your private deck or in the hotel’s dining area and includes traditional African cuisine as well as international options.


Bars & Restaurants

Dining at Zambezi Sands

Dine on your private viewing deck or the communal deck as you overlook the tranquil Zambezi River. Enjoy delicious international and local cuisine in the camps main lodge area as you get to know guides, hosts and other guests.  

Beach & Pools

Private Plunge Pool

Each of the rooms has its own private splash pool from where you can overlook the calm Zambezi River or enjoy the sun on the viewing deck. 

Spa & Wellness


Zambezi Sands is home to an inhouse spa where you can enjoy a range of therapies and treatments as you overlook the bush or river. 

Activities & Entertainment

Game Drives

Explore the bushveld as you spot the many magnificent animals which call Zambezi National Park home. Expert guides will take you through fascinating stories and help track down animals. 

Game Walks

See the smaller aspects of the national parks, including insects, birds, smaller animals and the plants and flowers. 


A relaxing way to enjoy the serenity of the area, take a canoe along the Zambezi River and see the animals up close. 


Enjoy the serene atmosphere and beautiful scenery surrounding you on a pontoon sunrise or sundowner ride.

About the location

Zambezi National Park is located in western Zimbabwe, close to the border with Zambia, and is the ideal place for safari lovers. Wilderness stretches out over vast planes interrupted only by water holes where animals congregate. Take boat trips along the famous Zambezi River and see hippos and crocodiles, as well as birds, insects and interesting plant life.

Forests and huge acacias, as well as ancient fig and ebony trees, provide interesting landscapes for nature lovers. Home to elephants, buffalos, waterbucks, leopards and lions this is the perfect place for first time safari goers, as well as those who have been many times before. 

Transfer time
Livingstone Airport is just under an hour and a half’s drive away from Zambezi Sands. 
Luxury Tent

Dotted along the tranquil banks of the river, the luxury Bedouin style tents offer quiet luxury with modern amenities. A mini bar, en suite bathroom, lounge area, splash pool and more are also offered. 

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Whole family June 2018
Casey C,
Tripadvisor review Jan 23 2019
We loved the boat ride, food was good, and people were so nice. It does take an full hour to get back to the river resort but it's amazing. We loved it. I t was cold at night in June--wear super warm...
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Forever Grateful - an amazing experience
Tripadvisor review Nov 23 2018
This was our first stop in our Imvelo safari experience. It was also our first time in Zim. What a way to commence our trip. This place felt so personal. Everything was about relaxing and...
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