Travel Advice

We have put together a few helpful pieces of advice and information to ensure your trip to Zambia is as worry-free as possible. Please talk with us should you have any concerns or questions about visiting the Livingstone area.

Tips for The Club

Children: Ages 6 years and older are welcome at The Club; a host of activities await all ages both on property as well as at the nearby Victoria Falls.
Credit Cards: Visa and MasterCard accepted.
Disabled access: Two suites offer wheelchair access.
Electricity: All rooms have mains 240V power with inverter and generator back up, international adaptors are also available.
Availability: The River Club is open year-round.
Malaria: Yes – a low risk area.
Yellow Fever: No – vaccination no longer required.


Required for most passports, visitors to Zambia are now able to apply electronically.

Single Entry, Double Entry and Multiple Entry visas are also available at the point of entry to Zambia (a Double/ Multiple Entry visa is required should you wish to see the Falls from the Zimbabwe side). Please check with your local embassy well in advance of your time of travel should you not apply online.


Summer: The warmest months are October and November (we have air-conditioning in each suite).
Winter: June and July are warm during the day but cool in the evenings.
Rains: mid-December to April. The Zambezi reaches its highest water levels during the month of May.

What to pack

Warmer months: Light cotton trousers, cotton shorts and light cotton shirts (long and short sleeved).
Cooler months: A warm jacket or fleece for the evenings.
All year round: Comfortable walking shoes and sandals; insect repellent; sun hat; small torch; bathing suit; suntan lotion; sunglasses; camera (telephoto lens recommended); binoculars and a sense of adventure!