Thorn Tree House Chalets and Tents is half way between Livingstone and Victoria Falls. It is a beautifully maintained camp ground with some Chalets and Tented accommodation. Most sized rigs will be able to access the site. It has clean ablutions with hot water. There is a bar and lounge area and a swimming pool where one can relax. The kitchen is spotless and well equipped. No wifi but there is good mobile signal. The staff are very attentive and polite. As it is in a wildlife corridor, sometimes wild animals visit; there are no predators.
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The mosquito capital of the world! Dry season sees the river so low it turns into a breeding ground for mosquitoes...by the millions. It's a lovely place but it's spoiled by the fact that you're constantly being swarmed. Friendly staff and nice facilities. Hippo visited the pool one night as did Buffalo.Report Check-In
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This is a beautiful spot with a great communal kitchen space. The location is very convenient and ownership super friendly. We heard elephants all night and appreciated the grassy flat parking spot for our Defender
That being said, I have never seen this many mosquitos in my whole life and many years traveling in Africa. In the dry season, the river becomes so low that it’s basically stagnant. With spray we just ignored it but then there was loud truck traffic and elephants smashing in the nearby trees that kept us up through the night.
I think if you went during rainy season or if you weren’t camping in a rooftop tent it might be a bit quieter / less buggy.
All that said we did have a nice time eating dinner in the kitchen area and did like the ownership a lot! Just sharing the full experienceReport Check-In
We stayed two non consecutive nights. Quiet although near the road. Well sign posted. Clean area. Hot water and clean ablutions. Lovely well equipped kitchen area, nice honesty bar and communal area with sofas.
We camped which was just on a grass area.
Wifi good and security on the ball.
We saw hippo walk through the play area and an elephant munching trees on the edge of camp, crocs in river.
A great place to stay and so reasonably priced for Zambia $10pp (accepts dollar and kwatcha)
$10/night to camp. We camped in our own tent here for 4 nights - it was a peaceful stay. Elephants walked through the camp and a hippo came up onto the lawn one evening. There’s a nice chill out area with sofas and tables. Okay kitchen with all the bits you’ll need - if you’re cycling note that the nearest food shop is in town so best to get what you need en route. Water is potable. Toilets / showers aren’t great but they are warm (and there’s a LOT of mosquitos!)Report Check-In
We stayed 3 nights and loved it. Camping is just on a spot of grass behind safari tents, without any hook ups, so it may not be for everyone. There's a well -stocked kitchen to use, plus a nice lounge to relax in. The staff are awesome and the atmosphere is peaceful. $10 USD pppn.Report Check-In
Great campsite along the river. There is some noise from the road but nothing too bad. Elephants and hippo’s frequently visit. There’s a well equipped kitchen, including an oven, which you can use for free. Okay WiFi and ablutions with hot water (lot of mozzies in ablutions). By far the cheapest campsite around Livingstone with $10pppn.
Note: watch out for the male goat “freaky”. He attacked us twice!Report Check-In
I stayed here for 4 nights. 10usd Night. was really nice and peaceful. saw a hippo and croc in the river on a couple of the days. the cat marmalade is super friendly and so are the 3 goats. staff were really nice. definitely recommend. wifi was actually not too bad and kitchen/lounge area was great to relaxReport Check-In
Actually like a bush camp. We stood on a lightly grassy spot with a shade tree and lots of elephant dung at the edge of the tented camp. Since it has already rained here, the ground is a bit soft. Maybe not the ideal place after persistent rain. Otherwise very pleasant and close to town.Report Check-In
Not at all as previously reviewed and we were very disappointed. Warm welcome but that is all. Nothing to recommend about this place and we are pretty hardy campers. The ablutions are awful. Paid $10pp.Report Check-In
I wanted to camp here but was told I must park up behind the chalets but not close by, there are no camping facilities, water or power hook up etc, seemed nice enough but not suitable for camping.
Wild camping would have the same effect.....
Excellent. Home away from home. We camped here for a week and couldn’t leave even if we wanted to. Hot showers, clean toilets wonderful kitchen supportive staff… sometimes hippos and elephants in the evening a croc in the river. This was excellentReport Check-In
Beautiful chalets and tents, but they are very happy to accommodate campers! We arrived without a booking, and David showed us around and said we were welcome to camp and use their very clean ablutions and communal kitchen and bar area. We were the only ones on a Saturday night, and really enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere. Will definitely recommend this lodge. We only saw two other campsites around Livingstone before arriving here, but given the limited options in the area, this is definitely where you would like to stay! Very conveniently located between the falls and town.Report Check-In
Everything is already written😉. Nice place with friendly staff and Claire is just beautiful! Nice lappa with Lounge, fire place and honestly bar where we enjoyed a few beautiful nights with Claire and other travelers. Highly recommended!
US$ 10 pppn
nothing to add to what is already said😊. We were alone here at this beautiful little green Oasis. We could park our car in the back next to the lounge area.
It's 10$pppnReport Check-In
Thorn Tree House Chalets and Tents is half way between Livingstone and Victoria Falls. It is a beautifully maintained camp ground with some Chalets and Tented accommodation. Most sized rigs will be able to access the site. It has clean ablutions with hot water. There is a bar and lounge area and a swimming pool where one can relax. The kitchen is spotless and well equipped. No wifi but there is good mobile signal. The staff are very attentive and polite. As it is in a wildlife corridor, sometimes wild animals visit; there are no predators.Report Check-In