Shackletons Upper Zambezi Lodge
Western Province

Accommodation Zambia

Shackletons Upper Zambezi Shackletons Upper Zambezi Lodge, Western Province, ZambiaLodge is situated in south-western Zambia on the upper Zambezi River near the village of Mwandi (meaning a place of ‘plenty fish’).
Shackletons provides access to 130km of the upper Zambezi River, called ‘God’s Highway’ by David Livingstone. Shackletons is open all year round, even when the Zambezi floods its banks each year to form the Zambezi floodplains.
The Lodge accommodates 12 people in thatched, en-suite chalets with private teak decks overlooking the Zambezi. The swimming pool, sundowner deck, lounge, open dining area, and fire pit provide guests with unparalleled vistas of the upper Zambezi River. Shackletons is a premier venue for spin, lure and fly anglers of all levels to fish for trophy Tigerfish, Bream, Tilapia and Catfish.
Shackletons is home to over 300 bird species that can be spotted at the Lodge or by boat along the river banks and in the tranquil river channels.
At Shackletons you, your family and your friends will be totally spoilt by the exciting fishing (fly and tiger), the pristine waters of the mighty upper Zambezi River, the abundant bird life - great for birding, the peace and tranquility of the Lodge, the Zambian culture, and the unsurpassed friendly hospitality of the Shackletons people. Shackletons surpasses any fishing lodge Zambia, or indeed Africa, can offer. Lodge's standards exceed even those set internationally. This owner-managed fishing lodge near Livingstone is small, sleeping 12 people, ensuring privacy and focused hospitality. 6 double, en-suite chalets with private decks face onto spectacular views of the Zambezi River.
The sundowner's deck, lounge, dining area and riverside bar provide a space where the guests can unwind and relax after a successful day’s fishing, fly fishing or birding. Serene vistas are enjoyed from all corners of the lodge and, as the sun sets, the embers from the fire pit glow.
Wonderful meals are prepared, without any shortage for a hungry guests. Hosts have own vegetable garden, the bread is freshly baked and a braai at the end of the day sends you to bed with high expectations for the following day.
Lodge's gardens flowers and trees attract a multitude of birds. Spend a day bird watching in the camp, or by the pool with a good book, and unwind from city stress at one of the most beautiful fishing lodges Zambia offers.
Lodge Facilities:
* Overlooking upper Zambezi River
* Six private thatched chalets
* Lounge
* Dining room
* Library
* Fire place
* Sun downer deck
* Van Togo bar
* Swimming pool
* Fire pit
* Television

Chalet Facilities:
* Six private thatched chalets
* Overlooking upper Zambezi River
* Bedroom with twin/double beds and cupboards
* En-suite bathroom
* Private teak veranda
* Hot & cold running water
* 220 V electricity
* Plug points
* Safety deposit box
* Ceiling fan
* Mosquito nets

S17 29.821 E24 46.502

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Getting to Shackletons – By Air
British Airways and South African Airways offer daily flights between O.R. Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg, South Africa) and Livingstone International Airport (Livingstone, Zambia). The approximate flying time is 1 hour 40 minutes.
Vehicle Transfers
Shackletons provides vehicle transfers from:
* Livingstone International Airport (Livingstone, Zambia) – approximately 1 hour 45 minutes
* Kazungula Ferry (Zambia / Botswana border) – approximately 1 hour.
* Sesheke or Katima Mulilo (Zambia / Namibia border) – approximately 45 minutes.
The vehicle transfers pass through lush teak and Mopani forests and the Zambezi floodplain vegetation.
Getting to Shackletons - By Road
Shackletons is easily accessible on the Livingstone / Sesheke road (M10), a newly tarred road that connects Livingstone (Zambia) and Sesheke (Zambia).
The turn-off to Shackletons is approximately 150 km west of Livingstone, 90km west of Kazungula Ferry, 6 km west of the turnoff to Mwandi, or 55 km east of Sesheke. There is a 3 ½ km sand road that leads down to Shackletons on the upper Zambezi River. This road is suitable for sedan vehicles all year round.
Ports of entry into Zambia (by road):
* From South Africa: Kazungula Ferry (Botswana).
* From Zimbabwe: Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe).
* From Namibia: Katima Mulilo (Namibia).

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Rates per room per night, full board: on request

Single/double room -
Transfers per person one way, min 2 persons
Livingstone - Shackletons or vice versa -
Kazungula ferry - Shackletons or vice versa -
Katima Mulilo - Shackletons or vice versa -

Contact & reservations:

To book:
1) you can e-mail us requesting information and/or rates

Reservations are only accepted in writing: by fax or via e-mail.
Final availability confirmation: in writing: by fax or via e-mail.

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