Wildlife encounters await at Avani Victoria Falls Resort
Avani Victoria Falls Resort connects the wild side of travellers to Zambia’s wondrous landscapes and big game thrills.
With iconic Victoria Falls on its doorstep, the resort gives roaring adventures a comfy den with a contemporary vibe and essential comforts, amid dramatic nature.
Everything you need to know about Avani Victoria Falls Resort
The resort’s biggest draw is its impressive location, just a five-minute stroll from one of the Seven Wonders of the World; all guests enjoy free unlimited access to the Victoria Falls.
Easily accessible at just 25 minutes’ drive from Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula International Airport in Livingstone, the resort can be reached by a seamless transfer service.
Alternatively, for a refreshing arrival journey, guests can transfer from the airport to the Royal Landing, hop aboard a water taxi and meander down the great Zambezi River, where an onward transfer continues to Avani Victoria Falls Resort.
Things to do at Avani Victoria Falls Resort
Avani Victoria Falls Resort stands apart for its natural beauty and vibrant local style. The 46-hectare grounds attract zebras, giraffes, impalas and monkeys. Guests can stroll around the gardens for a wild nature walk, go bird watching or investigate the herb and vegetable garden.
The resort’s rooms and suites are awash with warm African colours and Zambian charms and overlook either the pool and landscaped gardens or lush wild bush. Designed for relaxing nights of sleep and down-time between adventures.
A central restaurant, The Theatre of Food makes dining fresh and fun, showcasing honest and sustainable food surprises to start and end the day, with familiar international cuisines and bold African specials.
The colourful Moroccan Lounge offers a comfortable spot to relax with drinks throughout the day and Shungu Pool Terrace bustles at lunchtime with snacks, wood-fired pizzas, ice-cold beers and cocktails.
The Mukuni and David Livingstone Bomas, designed in traditional Zambian style, serve themed dinners every Tuesday and Friday night, with scenery depicting a Zambian village, plus local brews and food on display.
Important information for travellers with children
Relaxation flows all day at the expansive outdoor swimming pool, with refreshing dips and sunbathing with a cocktail in hand.
AvaniKIDS invites the cubs to run wild at Zuba’s Adventure Camp, with jungle playground explorations and pack walks out in nature, all under the watchful eye of trained childminders, who also offer babysitting services.
At the spa, African-inspired pampering awaits guests looking to indulge. Big game safaris, river trips and adrenaline-pumping thrills are all on hand, with recommendations from the helpful local staff at the Activity Desk.
Business is taken care of at the state-of-the-art Convention Centre. Views of the Zambezi and Victoria Falls make a beautiful impact, and natural light floods in.
Fully equipped with the latest technology, adaptable set-ups cater for all kinds of function.
The resort’s 13 unique event spaces range from private boardrooms to expansive areas.
For unforgettable events in rich African style, the Mukuni and David Livingstone Bomas can host between 100 and 350 guests, with spit-roast feasts and the rumble of drums accompanied by traditional dancers and beer brewers. Personalised services add a seamless touch in true Avani style.