Let the wonders of Africa enthrall you. As wildlife roams around, choose a number of enriching activities to relax or excite.
Complimentary access to the world’s largest waterfall allows you to gaze across its depths unhindered. Cruise down the river at sunset to watch wildlife at play.
Helicopter / Microlight
Gaze down on the mighty Victoria Falls from the air. The huge Zambezi River flows slowly south, with hippos and crocodiles clearly visible in the shallow waters.
Gain perspective on this force of nature in your short flight. Elephants graze on bright green islands in serenity just before the water crashes over the falls. Marvel at the zig-zagging funnel of gorges that the water sprays into.
Sail along the river boundary of the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park. Hippo, crocodile and a wide range of African birdlife can be seen on land and in the water.
Other game sightings include elephant, giraffe, buffalo and buck. Learn from a knowledgeable guide as the sun sets in this spectacular environment.
Tour the nearby historic town of Livingstone. Preserving the arts and culture of Zambia is paramount and reflected in its museum. Discover an interesting collection of the famous explorer’s belongings. The Railway and Jewish Museums also house fascinating exhibitions on colonial travel and settlers in the area.
At the centre of the Zambezi River, Livingstone Island offers a high adrenaline experience. Twist and turn through the rushing water to reach this protected area – open to only 16 people at a time. Experience the ultimate infinity pool – Devi'ls Pool – with views over the 100 m drop. Trips are seasonal and depend on water levels.
Admire African wildlife up close from an open game-viewing 4x4. Expert guides will drive you through the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park. Watch white rhino, buffalo and antelope in their natural habitat. Enjoy elephant encounters along the way. Stretching for 12 km along the banks of the upper Zambezi, this is a nature wonderland not to be missed .
Royal Livingstone Express
Escape on a late afternoon train journey into the wild. The Royal Livingstone Express offers an unrivalled steam train experience in colonial style. Sundowners on the Victoria Falls Bridge. A five-course gourmet meal passing through the picturesque Zambian bush. Take a journey of nostalgic elegance in the epitome of style.
White Water Rafting
Adrenaline seekers should sign up for this exhilarating adventure. Magnificent scenery, sunshine, warm waters and superb rapids all make this one of the greatest white water rafting adventures in the world.
The Zambezi River is classified as a high volume, pool-drop river. Raft your way through rapids covering 24 km and a combined drop of 400 feet.
Follow the route of the famous explorer Livingstone in his search for the rising mists. A wonderfully relaxing way to soak up the scenic surrounds that line the banks of the upper Zambezi River. Islands of varying sizes dot the river, home to exotic birds and small animals.
Take a leap of faith on one of the highest jumps in the world. With the falls behind you and the river rushing below, adrenaline will course through your veins. At 111 metres, the Victoria Falls Bridge offers a breathtaking vantage point and place to do your jump.
Victoria Falls Leisure Walk
Guests of the hotel enjoy complimentary access to Victoria Falls between 6.00 am and 6.00 pm daily. Just a 10-minute walk away, take a stroll to one of the natural wonders of the world. Discover how nature has shaped the geology of Victoria Falls and learn more about the people living in her midst.
Many species of wildlife call the national park home, and you can catch sight of vervet monkeys, giraffes, zebras and impalas roaming around the resort. Numerous exotic birds can also be spotted as they swoop and weave for prey.
Feel at one with nature as you guide your steed through the national park. The outstanding views can be enjoyed from atop your noble charge on unforgettable trails populated with fascinating wildlife.
The spectacular banks of the Zambezi River provide an ideal spot for a picnic. Soak up the sights and sounds as you savour a gourmet hamper made especially for you. Picnic near the Victoria Falls or unwind under the Monkey Tree.
Approximately 470 species of bird are believed to inhabit the area. Pick up a pair of binoculars to get a closer look. Glimpse the yellow weaver, commonly seen in the resort, and spot its elaborate hanging nests along the waterfront.
Drift into the afternoon by the banks of the river. Simply clamber into one of the hammocks and swing gently in the breeze as the world goes by. The soft sounds of nature provide a sweet soundtrack as you while away the hours in the shade.
Cultural Boma Dinner
Experience the unique culture of Zambia at a typical village. Every Saturday, the Mukuni Boma invites guests to feast under African skies. Warm Zambian hospitality and extraordinary heritage is extended through a memorable evening.
Eat your fill whilst a live band provides soothing entertainment. Watch the traditional Makishi dancers or be treated to a performance by the Ngoni warriors. A truly remarkable event.
Dining by Design
Anantara’s signature private dining concept offers guests the opportunity for romance in a choice of stunning locations. Taste the finest gourmet picnic as you recline under the towering monkey tree on the hotel lawn, or savour elegant fine dining on a riverside deck. A beautifully decorated table can be set up on your terrace or in the remotest corner of the herb garden. Unforgettable moments in a paradise of the natural world.
Make your way to The Royal Livingstone Dining Room on Thursdays for an evening of elegant top notes. The resident Wine Guru will lead you on a global tour to tingle your taste buds. Expert advice and sensual bouquets take the floor as you discover the highlights of wine pairing.
The Royal Pool
Take a refreshing dip in a tranquil setting overlooking the mighty Victoria Falls. Float about to your heart’s content or swim some laps in the afternoon sun. Relax into blissful pool time as you sunbathe on the deck or sip a refreshing drink as the river rushes by.
Indulge in a luxurious outdoor massage under towering trees on the banks of the Zambezi. Nature provides a glorious soundtrack as you undergo world-class treatments.
Alternatively, hide away in the privacy of your room or suite, choosing from a luxurious menu of treatments that draw on Africa’s exotic wellness traditions and beauty secrets as well as revered Western therapies.
Cherish the indulgence of a rejuvenating massage as you gaze over indigenous wildlife by the Royal Pool. From the sound of water lapping on the nearby banks of the Zambezi, to the warm glow of the African sun, elements of nature are fully harnessed to lull the mind as an experienced masseuse eases tension from your muscles.
Call on our team of professionally trained butlers who possess a world-class standard of service excellence. The best butler traditions are designed to make guests feel like royalty.