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Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 5 January 2014

We stayed here for a few nights in September. Oriel and Alan did a fantastic job of making us feel welcome and we sincerely enjoyed our stay. All of our activities were arranged for us- which was a huge plus and made the trip extra convenient. First, a day trip to Chobe / Botswana. We saw elephant after elephant on...

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 10 December 2013

We enjoyed a wonderful stay a Bushbuck. From Bushbuck we went on a River Cruise, to Chobe National Park for a day and canoeing on the Zambezi. Everything was organized for us so we were free to relax and enjoy. The property is lovely and is home to incredible birds and wildlife. Early morning on the patio watching birds and...

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VT
Reviewed 29 November 2013

We stayed at Bushbuck for 3 days in October and it was perfect. Alan and Oriel are knowledgable and attentive hosts and the other folks staying at the time were good fun so we became firm friends during our stay, they definitely added to the good feeling we have about Bushbuck. Our stay was relaxing tho we also managed to...

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 6 November 2013

We stayed at Bushbuck River House for 4 nights with friends and had the most wonderful time. It was very relaxing, which was exactly what we needed after 5 exciting Safari days at Flatdogs Camp. We loved watching the elephants being so close to the property - just at the end of the garden. Also Alberts food was delicious, his...

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Overton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2013

We stayed at Bushbuck River House for two nights during September, and had a lovely time here. Alan and Oriel were very welcoming and helpful, and chef Albert produced some superb meals. Unfortunately the Ellies and Buffalo came through each day when we were out, but we saw plenty of other animals, including the bushbuck. Our trips were well organised...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2013

Bushbuck River House is a magical place. I spent three wonderful days there and came away feeling that I had been given a very special gift. Or rather, many gifts: the gift of watching elephants feeding and resting by the river in front of the house, the gift of birdsong, of flowers, of exploring an island in the Zambezi, of...

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Kitwe, Central, Zambia
Reviewed 8 October 2013

What a wonderful place to stay. A haven in Livingstone away from the "tourists". Expect to wait before arriving back at the Lodge for the Ellies and Buffalo to clear a path for you. Oriel and Alan are extremely hospitable and provide a memorable African experience with their Boma dinners. Albert is just too happy to make you food and...

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newark, england
Reviewed 1 October 2013

Had a really lovely time here. Alan and Oriel have made the place really homely and comfortable, and chef Albert provides great homemade dishes with produce from their kitchen garden. We were here four nights, it was very hot outside but the overhanging thatch kept the house cool. Coming back to Bushbuck from excursions it was a delight to cool...

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West Linn, Oregon
Reviewed 23 September 2013

Quiet, peaceful, secluded house just off the Zambesi River. Oriel and Alan are lovely, and took care of all details, make all the arrangements, and drive you to wherever you need to go, pick you up at the end and take you back to Bushbuck House. The dog is an extra delight, as are the 2 cats that are very...

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aberdeen
Reviewed 22 September 2013

We stayed for 2 very enjoyable days with Alan and Oriel at Bushbuck River House. Alan met us at Livingstone Airport and was our travel guide, grocer and taxi driver, imparting his knowledge and understanding of all things African. Oriel was equally helpful and quietly but efficiently looked after us. Albert, the chef, produced superb meals with guests dining communally...

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Bushbuck River House is set in 105 acres of bush on the banks of the Zambezi, 16km from Livingstone. It is the first property beyond the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park. The house is an owner-run traditional Zambian farmhouse, which has been renovated and thatched to a high standard. All rooms in the main house are en-suite and there is a swimming pool, pool boma and tree house/viewing platform overlooking the river. ... more   less 

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Address: Plot 1607 Liyoyelo Farm | off Nakatindi Road, Livingstone 60060, Zambia
Region: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Price Range: $249 - $267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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