Chundu Island, Victoria Falls

Zambezi National Park, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Around 21 kilometres upstream from the mighty Victoria Falls, situated in the middle of the roaring Zambezi River, lies an island like few others. At 1.4 kilometres in length, Chundu Island offers that ‘total privacy’ feeling you get when stepping onto a secluded, private island. The surrounding wilderness forms part of the Zambezi National Park, with Chundu Island lying smack-bang on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia. Our island lodge offers the perfect blend of island-style vacationing and African safari experiences, with activities to suit all family members.

What activities can you do at Chundu Island?

As it’s an island lodge in the middle of the Zambezi River, you’re guaranteed a plethora of activities while visiting Chundu Island! From safari drives and walking safaris in the surrounding Zambezi National Park, to fishing and canoeing on the Zambezi River, there’s something for everyone.

Sundowner and River Cruises

Cruise the Zambezi on our open air barge while enjoying drinks and snacks as the sun sets on the horizon. Sundowner cruises are the ultimate way to relax at the end of the day on Chundu Island.

Canoeing on the Zambezi River

Paddling the Zambezi in inflatable canoes offers game viewing from a different perspective. Spot elephants drinking on the shore all while enjoying the serenity of the river.

Game drives

The 2.5 hour drive through the Zambezi National Park is led by experienced guides offering guests a chance to soak up the natural scenic beauty while keeping a watchful eye for the many different resident species.

Walking safaris through the Zambezi National Park

A skilled armed guide will accompany you either in the early morning or late afternoon as you take in all the wonders of nature as you walk though the Zambezi National Park.

Island walks

Indulge in a massage

Fun Fishing (Specialist fishing on request)

Birding on and around the island

Victoria Falls Rainforest*

Kidz Zone activities around the lodge

*Age restrictions apply to certain activities. Refer to our Child minding & Policies
*Victoria Falls Rainforest (Drop off & pick up ONLY) entry fees and guided tours of the Falls are not included.
*Please Note: all fishing is catch and release, except for fish that you would like the kitchen to prepare for you that day. No freezing or transporting of fish.

What accommodation & amenities are on offer?

Featuring a secluded pool area overlooking the beach, Chundu Island lodge is professionally run and offers all of the comforts you’d expect from a premier African safari venue. Relax with a cocktail on the pool deck, or cuddle up next to the fire with a good book.

Your own private deck

Each of our 8 suites have a private deck and outdoor shower overlooking the Mutlumuvi riverbed

Room for everyone

Open-plan lounge and deck with a recessed fire pit overlooking an active waterhole as well as ample seating on the main deck

Everything you need

Each suite offers double vanity, mini bar, overhead fans, laundry service, mosquito nets, safe, hairdryer

Take a dip

The secluded swimming pool area overlooks a waterhole and offers an opportunity for a refreshing break between game drives

A roof of stars

Indoor and outdoor dining (weather permitting) allowing you to enjoy alfresco dining under the stars

Take a bit of Africa home

Our curio shop offers a wide variety of momentos, souveniers and gifts for all ages

A bar with a view

Our unique bar, handmade from a variety of local woods, boasts the best view of the waterhole and opportunity to watch animals go by

A massage to remember

Whether you need to de-stress with an Anti-Stress Massage or just pamper yourself with a Tribal African Wrap, our professional spa treatments take place in the privacy of your room

Star gazing

Enjoy the breath-taking skies on a clear night, and for the enthusiasts, make use of our XT8 Classic Dobsonian telescope with the assistance of a knowledgeable guide


Chundu Island, just 21kms from the Victoria Falls means you can have your ultimate island safari experience and see one of the seven wonders of the world in one trip and fall in love with the beauty and splendour that is Africa.



Our 8 seychelles-inspired spacious and secluded river suites overlooking the water offer exclusivity and privacy and are without a doubt the perfect place to make memories. The ideal place to relax as you share in the sounds of nature along one of Africa’s biggest rivers.



One of only a few private concessions in the Zambezi National Park, Chundu Island provides a peaceful base from which to explore this exceptional area. With over 400 recorded bird species, Chundu is a birder’s paradise. Alternatively, view some of Africa’s most iconic animals from elephant, buffalo, warthog, giraffe, zebra, hyena, sable antelope to lion and leopard.


Are you ready to experience the perfect blend of island living and African safari?

Chundu Island, where Seychelles meets Zambezi, is waiting to welcome you to one of the most unique African safari vacation venues! Contact Seolo Africa today to enquire about availability – we look forward to meeting you!
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