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About Gwabi River Lodge

Gwabi River Lodge is the gateway to the Lower Zambezi, just a two-hour journey from Lusaka. The lodge situated on the tranquil banks of the Kafue River, 6 km from the confluence with the mighty Zambezi River. The friendly and accommodating team serve indoor and outdoor restaurant meals for breakfast and lunch, or an la carte candle-lit dinner on our deck overlooking the Kafue River. Gwabi is the perfect location for a relaxed weekend away and is accessible throughout the green season, 12 months of the year.

We offer nine en-suite air-conditioned chalets, each with DStv and complimentary tea and coffee-making facilities. Our rooms accommodate two adults or up to four in a family arrangement. We also have a large shaded camping ground overlooking the Kafue River, fully equipped with socket points, lights, an ablution block, and barbecue facilities. A limited number of tents are also available for hire. The main lodge comprises an open bar with a large outdoor swimming pool and Wi-Fi Internet access and computers are available.

Gwabi River Lodge lends itself to supporting local communities and all our friendly staff come from the local villages and surrounding area. The lodge team speak proudly of their local history and socio-culture, while taking a trip on the river game viewing . Gwabi also offers some of the best fishing spots in Zambia and we have a fleet of boats for hire. The lodge team will show you the best fishing locations or can take you on a sundown cruise. Canoes are also available for hire and up to three-day trips down stream can be arranged. For bird watchers, this is the ultimate spot to find over a hundred species of birds.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 41 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Lodge
  • Sleeps: 23
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
* Please enquire for further details.

Availability and pricing

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  • Chalet Sleeps 3 Includes: B & B Rooms / Units: 5 Extended oval rondavel, equipped with a king-size bed and an en-suite bathroom, with beautiful views of the river. Features:  Twin beds, DStv, En-suite, Air-Conditioning, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Wi-Fi see more Twin beds, DStv, En-suite, Air-Conditioning, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms, River views, Dam views
    from R1300 Room rate
    • Rooms Adults
      • River Front Chalet Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Rooms / Units: 4 Family en-suite unit with one double bed, bunk beds for the kids and gorgeous views of the river. Features:  Double beds, DStv, En-suite, Bunk beds, Air-Conditioning, Tea and Coffee Facilities see more Double beds, DStv, En-suite, Bunk beds, Air-Conditioning, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms, River views
        from R1800 Room rate
        • Rooms Adults

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          Gwabi River Lodge is 402.2km from the centre of Lower Zambezi Region , the nearest airport 82.4km (Kenneth Kaunda International Airport).
          *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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