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VIC FALLS WATERFRONT
Livingstone, Zambia

Fun and lively, The Victoria Falls Waterfront, previously known as The Zambezi Waterfront is the ideal place to stay when you are looking for centrally located, yet affordable accommodation on the Zambian side of Vic Falls. 

3 Nights From

R5,123pps
Valid: 01 Jun - 01 Nov 2022

Vic Falls Waterfront

This special includes:

  • Return transfers from Livingstone Airport
  • 3 Nights accommodation in an Adventure Village Chalet on a B&B basis
  • Sunset Cruise

This special excludes:

  • Flights to Livingstone
  • Drinks, all other meals
  • Personal items
  • Park fees
  • Items not mentioned above
  • Travel insurance


VICTORIA FALLS WATERFRONT
Livingstone, Zambia

Located within the Mosi oa Tunya National Park, only four kilometres from the areas number one attraction - the Victoria Falls, and close to the town of Livingstone.

What is there to do?

The Waterfront in Livingstone is at the epicentre of great activities at and wildlife areas. The world renown Chobe National Park which is home to an array of wildlife is an easy hour transfer away and Vic Falls Zimbabwe only a short hop across the border. The Victoria Falls Waterfront has long been an adventure hub from where many top adventure activities begin and end. Zambezi Sunset Cruises depart daily as do white river rafting, speed boat river adventures, canoe safaris and cultural excursions. Ideally positioned to take advantage of all the many other adventure activities and safari destinations that are on offer in the area.

What accommodation is on offer?

Choose from various accommodation options to suit different budgets. The Riverfront, Garden and Family rooms are roomy and have their own verandahs on which to relax. The new compact Adventure rooms offer modern en suite comforts and great value for money, while the ultra affordable Adventure Tents are for those just wanting a comfortable bed to sleep in. All the rooms other than Adventure tents are air-conditioned.

How to make a booking

  • Upon your confirmation that you would like to proceed with a booking your Maplanga consultant will send you a booking form to confirm your holiday.
  • We will require the full names of the people travelling as the names appear in the passport in order to book flights. You can either send us passport copies or send us the names by email.
  • Please note name changes cannot be made after the tickets have been issued.
  • Once a booking is made by you and the travel details confirmed to us we will send you an invoice with our full details indicated.
  • The advertised package is based on flights with restrictive rules. The airlines require payment for flights within 24 hours of making the booking and we will require a deposit to cover the payment. Once flights are paid they are non refundable. If you prefer more flexibility a higher class of flight must be used.
  • If a deposit is not received within the stipulated period the flights will cancel. We would then have to rebook the flights and this may result in the costed class being no longer available which would affect the cost of the package.
  • Final payment is required a month prior to travel or as the terms and conditions of the service provider/s dictate.
  • When full payment has been made we will send your e-tickets & travel vouchers to you. If you prefer they can collected from our offices in North Riding Estates.
  • Payments can be made by EFT, telegraphic transfer (overseas payments) or via a secure independant online VCS credit card link for Visa and MasterCard that can be sent to you.

Health

  • Visitors travelling to Zambia are no longer required to be vaccinated for Yellow Fever if travelling from South Africa.
  • Victoria Falls is a malaria area contact your doctor or travel cinic for suitable medication prior to travel.
  • We recommend that all travellers take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance. Speak to your Maplanga consultant if you would like further information on the Oojah Travel insurance we offer.

 Passports and visas

  • You must have a current passport that is valid for 6 months after travel.
  • There must be at least two empty pages in your passport
  • South African passports require not visas to enter Zambia
  • Many nationalities including US, British, Australian and Canadian can purchase their visas on arrival or online. Please have cash for this. Passports requiring a pre bought visa include Greece, Colombia, India. A Univisa is available for travellers who wish to include Zimbabwe in their itineraries.

Money, currency and credit cards  

  • The currency in Zambia is the Kwatcha.
  • All major currencies are accepted for payment, note however you may get change in local currency.
    We recommend that you take along some small denominations of USD currency to pay for small incidentals like curios whilst in Livingstone as the local vendors do not have credit card facilities.
  • All credit cards except Diners are accepted at Sussi and Chuma. No Diners or Amex accepted at Chobe Chilwero

Weather

Zambia lies in a summer rainfall area. The weather is mild in the day and cool at night in winter (May, June July) and warm to hot for all other months with October traditionally being the hottest month of the year when temperatures rise to the late 30's (Celsius)

Clothing

Casual comfortable clothing bearing in mind the time of year you are travelling. Shorts, T-shirts and light shorts for summer and light layers for winter that can be removed as the day gets hotter. Winter nights are cool and will require a fleece jacket, beanie and scarf.

References

If you would like an impartial reference on Maplanga Africa please step by the South African consumer website Hello Peter - www.hellopeter.com