Location

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.

GPS Co-ordinates:
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.

Nearest Airport:
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.

Travelling Times

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

By Road

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.

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