Thorn Tree River Lodge
No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
How has this lodge rated in the past?
TripAdvisor Reviews Thorn Tree River Lodge Livingstone
Travel Blogs from Livingstone
Have come back from a restful weekend, catching up on some much needed sleep- 10 hours straight and I was wrapped! Have come back to camp ready for full moon. This is the longest part of the month for all of us, especially the rangers, with very little sleep and all night patrols. Nothing much happens during the day and there should be plenty of time to sleep except it's too hot. I ...
This morning instead of having a rest like mum or I, dad and Evie have decided to do a daring zip wire over Vic Falls and 'crazy' Jake is doing a dare devil bungee jump of the bridge... First up is Jake with his 'suicidal' stunt...I'm sat in the bar with a great view of the bridge. Is he brave or mad? There he is, about to jump, his arms out stretched (Tom Daley would be proud..!) leaning forward: "5, 4, 3, 2, 1...Bungee..!" ...
... to have a lunch of braai'd chicken, salads, rice and meatballs washed down with Coke and / or beer. Back to tow and we met up with Fogie 1 & 2 at the lodge just as they finished lunch and were preparing for a nap after their strenuous morning of relaxing and a short walk. To our surprise, Dad had booked a helicopter flight over the Falls for Andy and I as a birthday/Christmas present respectively for late in the afternoon. We took a shuttle to the heliport about 15km south of ...
... br> drove out to our start point we could see the 'big smoke’ rising up from the
Victoria Falls about a kilometre away from where we were.
After a half hour walk down the valley edge we arrived by
the edge of the mighty Zambezi. You could
see and hear the force of the powerful river that we would shortly be riding
down. We had our safety brief and the
ride began. After out ...
... are more likely to take in and enjoy the experience for what it is.
It has been a long journey getting here, about 30 hours from door to door. When you have been sitting on a plane then at the airport then on another plane then at another airport, so on and so forth, It's hard not to feel a little lack-luster when you reach your destination. However, missing the comforts of home and all my boys still couldn't dull that burst of excitement when i finally stepped off that ...