Zambezi National Park is located 20kms upstream from Victoria Falls on the Zambezi River in Zimbabwe. Originally part of the Victoria Falls National Park it was sub-divided in 1979 and now forms a 56,000 hectare (140,000 acre) park.
100 metres across the Zambezi River lies Chundu Island which is with out a doubt one of the world’s most beautiful river islands. Positioned centrally in the upper Zambezi River, Chundu boasts magnificent riverine trees, is home to the Schalow’s Turaco and just a hop across from the treasures of the Zambezi National Park.
Chundu Island is situated 21kms from Victoria Falls in the 56 000 hectare
Zambezi National Park.
S 17 48’ 51.61”
E 25 40’ 25.56”
Access by Road:
4 x 4 access is not required for guests being collected by the lodge at the gate in our 4 x 4 transport, however guests wishing to self-drive into the park will need 4 x 4, especially in the rainy season. The gate just outside the town of Victoria Falls is the nearest entrance to Chundu Island.
Victoria Falls Airport, Zimbabwe or, alternatively slightly further away Livingstone Airport in Zambia
Access by Air:
Daily flights out of Johannesburg with South African Airways, British Airways and SA Airlink to Victoria Falls or Livingstone Airports followed by a road transfer to the lodge.
Johannesburg to Chundu via Victoria Falls airport - ± 4 hours Johannesburg to Chundu via Livingstone airport - ± 4 hours Nelspruit to Chundu via Livingstone airport- ± 4 hours Windhoek to Chundu via Victoria Falls airport - ± 4 hours Kasane to Chundu by road - ±1½ hrs
Chundu Island is accessible in a 4 x 4 vehicle only. Travelling time by vehicle from Victoria Falls airport to the gate of the Zambezi National Park is approximately 20 minutes.