Location

Redcliff Zambezi Lodge in Zambia is on the northern bank of the Zambezi River in the Zambezi Valley. The lodge is up river from Lake Cahora Bassa in Mozambique and between the village of Luangwa and the breathtaking Mpata Gorge.

The eastern boundary of the Lower Zambezi National Park (4,092 sq. km) is only about 10 km away. Redcliff Zambezi Lodge is situated in the extensive Rufunsa Game Management (GMA) area which borders the national park.

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The nearby village, Luangwa Boma (formerly Feira), can be reached by road or air:

  • Air – Lusaka can also be reached with one of the scheduled commercial flights between Johannesburg and Lusaka.
  • Air Charter – The flight from Lusaka to Luangwa Boma takes 40 minutes (airfield co-ordinates).
  • Road (from Lusaka) – The 325 km drive from Lusaka to Luangwa takes approximately four hours on reasonable roads. The distance is about 230 km on a tarred road (“Great East Road”) and another 77 km on a new tarred road along the Luangwa River. 13 km bush road takes you to Kavalamanja where you board boats for the short transfer to the lodge.
  • Redcliff management will gladly arrange charter or road transfers to suit your needs. Contact us for detailed quotations..

The co-ordinates for Luangwa Boma’s airfield are: S15o 38′  E30o 23′ 41′ (length 1,000 m; elevation 305 m).

 WHAT TO BRING

Visitors should bring comfortable walking shoes, sun hats, sun block, cameras and binoculars.

 MEDICAL

Guests are responsible for their own medical insurance cover. See your Doctor in connection with a course of anti-malaria tablets.

CURRENCY

The Official currency is the Zambian Kwacha. There is no limit to the importation of foreign currency provided it is declared on arrival through a currency declaration form on entry into the country.

EXCURSION FEES

Over and above the basic package rates, excursions are charged independently and are payable on departure.