Sanctuary Sussi and ChumaSanctuary Sussi and Chuma

Sanctuary Sussi and Chuma

From: $665.00

Sanctuary Sussi and Chuma is a luxurious lodge located on a beautiful bend of the Zambezi River. A grove of trees’ provides both shade and seclusion for each of the elevated tree houses. Wooden walk ways connect the rooms to the main area and a spa & swimming pool for relaxation during the day.


Sanctuary Sussi and Chuma

Victoria Falls

Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma is built on a dramatic bend of the Zambezi River in the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park. The lodge is located twelve kilometers upstream from the Victoria Falls. Named after David Livingstone’s faithful friends, Sussi and Chuma, the lodge lies amidst stands of Jackalberry trees’ and Phoenix palms.

The main lodge building has a raised bar, lounge area and deck with space for al fresco dining under the stars. A curio shop and swimming pool offer refreshment and a place to support the local craftspeople. Spa treatments are also available in a treatment room overlooking the Zambezi River.


Guest accommodation consists of 12 luxury tree-houses that have been built into the canopy of trees’ that line the river banks. Each suite is connect by wooden walkways as well as to the main guest area. The rooms are luxurious to say the least and amenities  include air conditioning, en-suite bathroom with bath tub, private viewing deck, mini-bar, mosquito nets, overhead fans and hairdryer.

The two Chuma Houses offer a spacious lounge and dining room area with an outdoor deck and private plunge pool. Guests staying in the Chuma houses are also provided with their own private chef as well as private vehicle and guide. The amenities here include air conditioning, mosquito nets, hair dryer, room safe and mini bar.

What we love about Sussi & Chuma…

  • Located on a quiet bend of the Zambezi River within Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park
  • A remote location away from crowds
  • Boutique property catering for individuals and families
  • Established philanthropy project at Nakatindi Village
  • Seven activities included in the rate
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in all suites

If you have never been to Zambia before then read our travel advice.

If you’re interested in a romantic star bed close to the Victoria Falls then explore the Victoria Falls Island Tree-houses in Zimbabwe or Victoria Falls River Lodge.

For the ultimate honeymoon camp book at Puku Ridge.

The Victoria Falls is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, for further reading on this incredible phenomena visit the UNESCO Vic Falls page.

How to Get There

Fly In

Fly in to Livingstone with British Airways or Kenya Airways.

On arrival you will be met by your safari representative who will drive you the short distance to the lodge. You will pass through Livingstone en route for some curio shopping and a view into the local culture.

For assistance with domestic arrangements get in touch with us and we will ensure your safari to Africa is seamless.



  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Local brand beers, wine, spirits and soft drinks
  • Return transfers from Livingstone Airport
  • Game viewing activities
  • Canoeing excursions
  • Sun-downer cruise
  • Tour of Victoria Falls National Park (excl Heritage Fees’)
  • Walking safaris
  • Local village tour
  • Fishing
  • Laundry
  • Emergency medical evacuation
  • Park fees’


  • Premium brand drinks
  • International & domestic flights
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities
  • Travel insurance

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