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Sanctuary Sussi and Chuma Lodge in the Victoria Falls area are built on a dramatic bend in the Zambezi River.
Sussi and Chuma Lodge are situated within the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, 12km upstream from the world famous Victoria Falls.
Named after Dr. David Livingstone’s faithful friends Sussi and Chuma, the lodge is located in on of the most beautiful parts of the Zambezi amidst Jackalberry trees and Phoenix palms, providing unrivalled views and exclusivity. 

Accommodation is in 12 x Sussi tree houses, connected by wooden walkways.
The lovely Sussi tree houses are built into the canopy of majestic ebony trees lining the river bank.
The air-conditioned rooms, all with their own private viewing deck, boasts superb views over the white waters of the mighty Zambezi River.
And if the fancy takes you, enjoy a private dinner on your deck, while the sounds of the bush provide enchanting background music.
There are also 2 x private Chuma houses, each with two bedrooms.
The Chuma houses are perfect for families with young children.
Each house has two en-suite bedrooms, a spacious lounge and dining area and private plunge pool.
Each of the Chuma houses also come with their own private chef and house staff. 

Built on two levels, the main lodge consists of an elevated bar, superb wine cellar, lounge and open-air dining area, curio shop and swimming pool.
Full English and Continental breakfasts are served and high tea is available on request.
The elegant shaded deck offers fantastic bird’s eye views across the Zambezi River.
And last but not least, when all the excitement of the day has caught up, a revitalising spa treatment is the order of the day.

Activities at Sussi and Chuma Lodge
Game Drives at Sanctuary Sussi and Chuma Lodge
Sanctuary Sussi and Chuma is set on the edge of the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park.
Here the highly trained safari guides take guests on game drives in custom built 4x4 safari vehicles to experience the land as it was when Livingstone first made his way across the ridge and beheld the smoke that thunders.
The Park has elephant, impala, giraffe, buffalo, hippo, crocodile, zebra in large numbers and an exciting array of birds, including some South African specials like Peters Finfoot.
Guests may also be lucky enough to see a rare sighting of the wild dog that on occasion passes through the park. 

Canoeing on the Zambezi River
Sanctuary Sussi and Chuma offer guests the opportunity to enjoy a two hour canoeing excursion on the Zambezi River.
The canoeing trip can either be done in the morning or afternoon; the activity will start from the lodge and can be combined with either a game drive or a boat cruise.
Canoeing is offered all year but is weather dependant.
Dry bags will be provided for valuables.
Minimum age is 15 years. 

Tours of the Victoria Falls
Just a short drive away from the world famous Victoria Falls, the lodge offers guests a walking tour of The Falls.
First described to Europe by explorer David Livingstone and known locally as Mosi-Oa-Tunya, or “Smoke that Thunders”, the falls make a constant roar and are accompanied by a cloud of brilliant spray where the mile wide Upper Zambezi falls 300ft into the Lower Zambezi.
Rainbows constantly form and collapse in the tropical sunlight over the waterfall.
The river is bordered by ebony groves and mopane forest.
Well known for its birdlife, with many fish eating raptors attracted to the rich pickings in the river.
Excluded in the rate is the Heritage Fee which is payable by guests directly at the lodge when doing a Tour of the Falls. 

Walking Safaris at Sussi and Chuma Lodge
There can be few more thrilling ways to experience and understand African wildlife, the bush and ecosystem as a whole than by being on foot on a walking safari.
Offering a completely different perspective to the conventional view one gets from the confines of a safari vehicle.
Our two highly trained professional walking guides, Luckson and Elijah, have a combined walking safari experience of more than 20 years.
Their reverence and respect for the wild is highly contagious, making this a truly unforgettable and memorable experience as they share their in-depth bush knowledge of the local flora and fauna.
Guests will also be accompanied by an armed National Parks ranger.
Sanctuary Sussi and Chuma’s walking safaris will last 2 hours and are conducted at a leisurely pace.
Morning walks will depart at 6h30 and will include a break with tea, coffee and snacks.
The afternoon walk will commence at 4pm and finish at a special sundowner spot where guests will be served drinks and canapés while enjoying the magnificent sunset. 

Sundowner Cruises at Sussi and Chuma
A Zambezi River cruise is a great way to spend a few hours before drifting back to the lodge, a warm shower and delicious dinner.
The boats are specially designed and the guide will take the boat through a series of grade 2 rapids before finding a spot to beach for a break and a sunset cocktail.
The combination of Zambezi spray on your face and delicious drink on the tongue makes for a memorable sunset cruise.
Sipping on a cocktail while watching the sunset over the majestic Zambezi River is truly a once in a lifetime experience. 

Spa at Sussi and Chuma
Guests staying at Sanctuary Sussi and Chuma are able to indulge in a range of spa treatments – including massages, facials and manicures – while enjoying spectacular views over the Zambezi River.
The treatment room has been constructed on stilts on the riverbank, providing guests wil up close views of African wildlife while they are being pampered by a trained Africology spa therapist.
Facilities at the Sussi and Chuma Spa include Shower, Changing Rooms and Indoor / Outdoor treatment room.
Where else in the world could you enjoy an African Potato Body Experience ritual or an Africology rebalancing and refining facial while watching a pod of hippos float by? 

X-Factors about Sanctuary Sussi and Chuma Lodge
·         Only Lodge in the area able to offer guided walking safaris
·         Located on a quiet bend of the Zambezi River within the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park.
·         A Mix of 12 x Tree Houses and 2 x Private 2-bedroom houses
·         Ideal for families
·         Delightful Spa with river views
Sussi and Chuma Lodge Zambia
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Scheduled and charter flights into Livingstone are available.
The lodge is a 20 minute road transfer from Livingstone Airport.
Please note the luggage restriction is 15kg per person in a soft-sided bag.
Road transfers to Sanctuary Sussi and Chuma can also be arranged (at an additional cost) from the Victoria Falls town, Victoria Falls Airport and from Kasane in Botswana.
Guests may self-drive to the lodge should they wish to do so.
-17.810809, 25.681701
There are cyrrently no specials at Sussi and Chuma Lodge
Tree Houses
15 June 2014 to 31 October 2014 & 21 December 2014 to 5 January 2015
US$800 per person sharing per night
Single Rates on request 

1 November 2014 to 20 December 2014
US$720 per person sharing per night
Single Rates on request 

Chuma House (Sleeps 4)
15 June 2014 to 31 October 2014 & 21 December 2014 to 5 January 2015
US$2398 per night for the house 

1 November 2014 to 20 December 2014
US$2154 per night for the house 

The above rates are inclusive of the following:
Accommodation
All meals
All game viewing activities
Park fees
Laundry service
Emergency medical evacuation
Alcoholic beverages
Return transfers from local airports 

From time to time and at certain times of the year we have negotiated special rates with the establishment (not reflected in the rates above), so please fill in the ENQUIRE NOW form to find out what we are able to offer you.
Go on – you have NOTHING to lose! 

A 50% deposit will secure your reservation with the balance due one month prior to your date of arrival.
We highly recommend that you take out FULL Travel Insurance to cover you against any potential financial loss due to you having to cancel your holiday for whatever reason.
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Last modified on Wednesday, 11 June 2014 13:49