• Leopard in tree called Msandile in South Luangwa National Park
    Immerse Yourself In Authentic Africa

    Welcome to Msandile River Lodge, South Luangwa, Zambia

Surround yourself with the wildlife of South Luangwa

Watch as herds of elephants cross the river, giraffe come to drink, hippos bathe in their pods, monkeys chatter through the trees and if you are lucky watch the cats amble down the river banks in search of their next meal. Take a dip in our refreshing pool overlooking the river as you allow nature to revive and soothe the soul. Soak in the stunning views with a cold drink from the bar and enjoy as the many animals cross the river at sundown, in what can arguably be one of the best sunset spots in Africa.

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Guest Reviews

  • Msandile River Lodge - Perfect location for game viewing

    Recently opened and owner run by lovely Frank and Sabine, this new camp is sure to a fast favourite. Its perfect location on what seems to be an animal highway is one of its best selling points. You see crossing of elephants and hippos at dawn and dusk and have so much game right in front of the lodge and camp on the river bed below it. I stayed... Read More



  • "Great safari days at a beautiful and unique location."

    In a unique riverside location where you can see elephants, giraffes and other animals crossing the river every day during the dry season, a Dutch couple with a team of dedicated, friendly Zambian staff run this beautiful lodge. Unlike most lodges on that side of the river, guests do not have to enter the park by car over the bridge at the main gate, but are taken by boat... Read More


    The Netherlands

  • Excellent place to spend a few relaxing days.

    Wonderful 5 night stay with fabulous hosts. The accommodations were clean and comfortable. Staff was super nice and welcoming. Excellent stay. The best part for me as a vegan, was the staff went way out of their way to make me special meals and snacks. Everything was delicious and I really appreciate them accommodating my special diet.


  • Fantastic Place to Stay

    I stayed for 5 nights with friends in the ensuite tents. My tent was fantastic with a 4 poster bed, as well as an indoor and an outdoor shower. The tent was scrupulously clean. The food was fantastic and the rides into the national park were incredible. The guides were knowledgable and we saw lots of wildlife. Last but not least the staff at Msandile were incredible. Nothing was... Read More

    Annajane L.