Bushfront is a quaint little bush getaway in Livingstone on the
Zambian side of the Victoria Falls. It’s conveniently close
to the falls (6km), the Zambezi River (5 minutes), Livingstone Town
(5km) and the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park (5 minutes). It’s
just off the main road between Livingstone Town and the falls and
easily accessible by car. The lodge offers ‘meet and greet’
transfers from the airport.
arrival at the lodge you are welcomed by the friendly staff dressed
in very colourful attire and led straight to the pool area for a
refreshing drink. Once you are sufficiently cooled down you are
taken to your chalets.
rooms are big and airy and each chalet is set well apart from the
next – ensuring that extra bit of privacy. Prepare to fall
in love with the showers. Built out of masses of rocks with a cascading
flow of water, these mini Victoria Falls offer a truly African experience.
Needless to say, taking a shower might end up being the favourite
part of the day!
Bushfront is run by Sanja, Arthur (in the office), Mercy (at Reception)
and Sakie(Food and Beverage manager). They are always on hand to
offer advice, assistance or simply a friendly chat. The staff are
well trained and really friendly. They will go out of their way
to create a warm and hospitable environment for guests, and it makes
all the difference.
lodge is very family friendly and the rooms can easily accommodate
three beds -great for families with odd numbers. The dining and
bar area is also right next to the pool, allowing parents to keep
an eye on the little ones while relaxing in the shade.
grounds are surrounded by dense African woodland with abundant (and
very active) birdlife. Another big plus is the sound of elephants
trumpeting and hippos grunting that can be heard from the lodge.
This is truly Africa.
lodge has a restaurant that offers great pub-lunch type of meals.
There is also a separate DSTV lounge.
Livingstone/Victoria Falls area is known as the adventure capital
of the world - making The Bushfront the ideal base for adventure
seekers, sightseers and those looking for something different. Game
drives are very popular and the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park is known
for its abundant wildlife ranging from buffalo, elephants, impala,
giraffe and the endangered white rhino. The lodge is ideal for self-drivers
as it is easily accessible in both two and four wheel drive vehicles.
Transfers to the various activities are usually included and a taxi
service is available from the lodge.
after adventure-filled days and great wildlife viewing followed
by good food and a quiet retreat in the evenings – The Bushfront
is definitely for you.
The rooms at The Bushfront consist of 10 thatched chalets and one
3-bedroom unit, all with en-suite bathrooms, fans and mosquito nets.
Their waterfall showers are quite unique.
The chalets are a good distance apart to ensure privacy. Room options
include singles, double/twins and one triple room with interleading
doors. The beds are nice and big (3/4 beds or Queen size) and there
are cupboards for your belongings.
The Bushfront operates on a bed and breakfast basis. The breakfast
menu is extensive ranging from scones to a Full Monty and everything
in between (the pancake, bacon and maple syrup stack is really popular).
The lodge has a restaurant with an a-la-carte menu and meals range
from pub-lunches to full dinners and include dishes such as fish
and chips, steak and salad, pork chops and vegetables - all freshly
prepared and very delicious.
The bar is fully licensed and a popular get-together spot for guests.
The Bushfront is situated in Livingstone off the main road between
the town and the falls. It is approximately 5 km from the Victoria
Falls and 5 minutes from the Zambezi River. It also borders on the
Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park.
licensed bar/lounge with satellite TV
Activity service with information on all activities in the area
and a free planning and booking service
White water rafting
lighting over the Victoria Falls