Sanctuary Sussi and Chuma

Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma Lodge

Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma lodge, named after David Livingstone’s loyal companions Sussi and Chuma, who undertook the solemn task of transporting his body back to England from Zambia, offers a unique and luxurious retreat. Nestled along the riverbank, the lodge comprises 12 exquisite tree houses and two spacious two-bedroom private houses, each designed to harmonize with its stunning natural surroundings.


  • The 12 suites feature private viewing decks and en suite facilities with air-conditioning, overhead fans, and mosquito nets, ensuring comfort and luxury.
  • The two-bedroom Chuma houses are ideal for families or small groups, offering private swimming pools and dedicated staff for an exclusive experience.

Main Lodge Features:

  • A spectacular raised bar/lounge deck and open-air dining area overlook the river, providing panoramic views.
  • Additional amenities include a curio shop, swimming pool, and expansive lawns leading to the water’s edge, where resident wildlife such as hippopotamuses and elephants may be spotted.


  • Guests can embark on early morning river cruises, afternoon game drives, or tours of the majestic Victoria Falls.
  • Cultural experiences, such as visits to local villages, offer a deeper understanding of the region’s heritage and community life.

Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma Lodge promises a memorable stay with its luxurious accommodations, breathtaking scenery, and a wealth of activities that showcase the natural beauty and cultural richness of Zambia’s Livingstone region.

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