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Zambia Sussi & Chuma - Flight of Angels

Flight of Angels

The Flight of Angels offers an amazing experience - the opportunity to fly over the Falls in a helicopter for unrivalled views. While we cannot guarantee that you will see any game the following species can often be seen from the air: elephant, buffalo, rhino, hippo, crocodile and giraffe. Guests can choose from a 15 or 30 minute flight, minimum 2/maximum 6 participants, starting from the helipad at Maramba Aerodome. Rate excludes park fees.

2015 Rates: (Valid until 30 November 2015)
15 minute flight: $180 per person per flight (min 2 people)
30 minute flight: $360 per person per flight (min 2 people)

Zambia Sussi & Chuma - Livingstone Island visit

Livingstone Island visits

A Livingstone Island visit begins with a thrilling ride through the channels of the Zambezi in twin-engine boats. During the guided exploration of the island you will learn about its long history, from ancient times, when it was a sacrificial site, to the present day, as a protected World Heritage Site. Those who are feeling brave can even take a heart-stopping peek over the island's edge. After the tour, relax and enjoy refreshments under the shade of our canopied dining area with a view of the Falls that is quite unique. Those keen on a swimming experience unlike any other can even brave the waters of this mighty river in the island's very own bathing pool, which forms each year amongst the rocks along the edge of the Falls. The activity lasts about one and a half hours with about one hour fifteen minutes on the island. Five trips are offered daily with a maximum of 12 people per trip. Included: Tea and coffee, soft drinks and light snacks, Livingstone Island walk, drinks on arrival, Falls entry and park fees.

2015 Rates:
Morning visits: US$95 per person
Afternoon visit - Lunch: US$155 per person
Late afternoon visit: US$130

Zambia Sussi & Chuma - Elephant Back safaris

Elephant back safaris

An elephant back safari is an unforgettable experience, interacting with the elephants while enjoying a ride through wilderness areas and beautiful riverine scenery. You may see other wild elephant as well as buffalo, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest and a host of other plains game. Along the Zambezi River, hippo and crocodile are common and there is a wide variety of bird species. Each elephant has its own handler. The ride is approximately one hour and the overall interaction time with the elephants is about three hours. Trips are available in the morning and afternoon. Minimum age limit for children is 10 years of age. Guardians of minors (under 18) will be required to sign an indemnity form on behalf of the minors. A guardian must accompany children under the age of 16 throughout the trip. Rate excludes parkfees and transfer to and from the activity. Rate excludes park fees.

2015 Rates:
$190 per person (minimum 2 people)

Zambia Sussi & Chuma - Tour of Victoria Falls Zimbabwe side


Explore the Victoria Falls from the Zimbabwean side. Transfer time from the lodge to the entrance of the Falls in Zimbabwe is approximately ½ hour depending on border formalities. From here, the guide will escort guests around the Falls sharing some facts and history along the way. Sanctuary Retreats will supply raincoats during high water months when guests are likely to get wet from the spray of the Falls. The walk is approximately 1½ hours in duration (3km), through the rainforest, stopping at the various viewing points. Guests are advised to wear appropriate clothing and shoes for the walk, as well as suitable waterproof protection for camera equipment. Guests will also have the opportunity to do some curio shopping in the adjacent open-air markets. Rate includes park fees.

2015 Rate:
$155 per person (minimum 2 people)

Zambia Sussi & Chuma - White river rafting

White water rafting

The rapids on the Zambezi are officially defined as "Grade 5" by the British Canoe Union. You will be met in the reception area of the lodge from where you transfer to the Zambezi Waterfront, check-in, sign an indemnity and be given a briefing before departing on a half day white water rafting experience. The white water rafting finishes at rapid #10 where the truck will be waiting with cold drinks and beers for the journey back to Zambezi Waterfront at 12.30 / 1.00pm in time for lunch. Lunch consists of a variety of savoury filled bread rolls, fruits and fruit juice. After lunch, you will be transferred back to the lodge. Water is provided throughout the day. Minimum 4 participants and no children under 15 years are allowed to participate on the rafting activity. Guests have the option of also choosing from a full day, low water or full day high water white river rafting. Rate excludes park fees.

2015 Rates:
Half Day, low water: US$155 per person
Full Day, low water: US$180 per person
Full day, high water: US$165 per person
Low Water Season is from July to January and High Water Season February to June.