We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
24/12/2017 25/12/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Sindabezi Island

    Sindabezi Island | Zambezi River, Tongabezi Lodge, Livingstone 20100, Zambia
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    24/12/2017 25/12/2017
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    US$1,040
    US$1,009
    View Deal
    Traveller (90)
    Room & Suite (33)
    Dining (5)
    Overview
    • Excellent96%
    • Very good4%
    • Average0%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Smoking rooms available
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Concierge
    Laundry Service
    Shuttle Bus Service
    3.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    24 Dec25 Dec
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from US$1,009.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Livingstone hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "25fdd2501f34480eab17db2bb2891036", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":3443523,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[79603317],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":24,"month":12,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":25,"month":12,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":1009,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"25fdd2501f34480eab17db2bb2891036","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":1040,"lowestMetaPrice":1009,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":1040,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":1040,"lowestMetaPrice":1009,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":1040,"hotelName":"Sindabezi Island","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjI1ZmRkMjUwMWYzNDQ4MGVhYjE3ZGIyYmIyODkxMDM2IiwiQUlLIjoiMTQ0ZWU4YmZjY2Q3NGNjZmJhOGQ2NTdiNmE1M2QwNTgifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "24/12/2017", "checkOut": "25/12/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$1,009", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"79010438":"OrbitzEWS","73149882":"BookingCom","79603317":"CheapTicketsEWS","72643304":"TravelocityEWS","76554236":"Hotwire","72640170":"Expedia","109326090":"HotelsCom2IB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a ReviewReviews (63)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 60 reviews

    Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

    My quest for travel is staying in accommodations that are off-the-beaten path and create lasting memories. Sindabezi is that experience if you are looking to break away from the bland (and so contrived) Victoria Falls hotel scene. It’s an island and, for us, our own...More

    Thank Hans M
    Response from Tongabezi, Guest Relations Manager at Sindabezi IslandResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Hans M, The first paragraph of your review sums up the style, feel and approach that Tongabezi endeavours to promote and we are indeed grateful for your positive sentiments. The staff will be thrilled to read of their impact on your stay and judging...More

    Reviewed 19 October 2017

    Sindabezi Island is associated with the nearby luxury Tongabezi Lodge and consists of five open-sided thatched cottages on a small island on the Zimbabwe side of the Zambezi River---approximately 10 miles above Victoria Falls. You get there by boat from Tongabezi. Facilities are simple yet...More

    Thank Steve17096
    Response from Tongabezi, Guest Relations Manager at Sindabezi IslandResponded 30 October 2017

    Dear Steve17096, Thank you for your recent review of Sindabezi. You sum up the facilities to a tee… and the location of the island does mean you feel worlds away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. A wonderful tonic! The bird chorus, the...More

    Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

    My husband and I stayed at Tongabezi lodge but took a boat to see and have lunch at the sister property called Sindabezi island. There are 5 well appointed cottages on the island all on right in the river. There are common areas to gather...More

    Thank AllisonCW
    Response from Tongabezi, Guest Relations Manager at Sindabezi IslandResponded 18 September 2017

    Dear AllisonCW, We are happy you had the chance to experience a lunch down on Sindabezi Island. We heard from Felix that the cruise itself resulted in some amazing wildlife sightings including a herd of elephant. The island does have a different feel to the...More

    Reviewed 9 September 2017

    Sindabezi is part of the larger Tongabezi resort. But unlike the resort, Sindabezi is on a small island, with only solar for power, so most of the lighting at night is with torches and candles, though they DO have electric lights to use in the...More

    Thank XManNL
    Response from Tongabezi, Guest Relations Manager at Sindabezi IslandResponded 21 September 2017

    Dear XManNL, Much appreciate the review of your recent stay with us at Sindabezi. You sum up the feel, ambiance and wonder that makes the islands’ location perfect for relaxing, game viewing, hammock swinging and losing oneself in the outlook quite nicely. The natural canvas...More

    Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

    My husband and I stayed 3 nights on this magical island and the only complaint I have the fact that we had to leave so soon. I would suggest 4 nights to be the minimum. The staff is impeccable! They anticipate your needs, communicate brilliantly...More

    1  Thank Lori S
    Response from Tongabezi, Guest Relations Manager at Sindabezi IslandResponded 14 June 2017

    Dear Lori S, It’s wonderful to read of your recent experiences with us at Sindabezi and your review is much appreciated. The island is a true hideaway and as it is nestled between two national parks, a delight for game and bird viewing. The views...More

    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Concierge
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Breakfast Available
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$827 - US$1,183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Orbitz, Hotwire, Hotels.com, Travelocity and Expedia so you can book your Sindabezi Island reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Zambia >
    • Southern Province >
    • Livingstone
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (90)
    Room & Suite (33)
    Dining (5)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (69)
    Bathroom (11)
    Family and Play Areas (8)
    Nearby
    Nearby HotelsSee all 18 hotels in Livingstone
    The River Club
    201 reviews
    2.54 km away
     
    Tongabezi
    414 reviews
    2.71 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    The Elephant Cafe
    69 reviews
    3.55 km away
    Cafe Zambezi
    783 reviews
    15.26 km away
    Olga's - The Italian Corner
    565 reviews
    15.40 km away
    Golden Leaf
    321 reviews
    15.43 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Rhino Walk - Mosi oa Tunya Park
    220 reviews
    8.88 km away
    Livingstone Museum
    456 reviews
    15.26 km away
    Zambezi Eco Adventures
    64 reviews
    15.27 km away
    Railway Museum
    58 reviews
    14.97 km away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Sindabezi Island staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "All rooms are separated by vegetation, face out towards the river, and even though open are entirely private."
    Read review
    "Chalet 1 has magnificent sunrises and views across the the National Park in Zimbabwe."
    Read review
    "All excellent"
    Read review
    "They are all fantastic."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing