Zambezi River

Family fun at Tongabezi

Family fun at TongabeziFamily Fun & Accommodation

Tongabezi offers the ideal African Safari Family getaway with accommodation catering for families large and small.

The Garden House is the Tongabezi Family retreat that is hidden away from the river banks and completely enclosed by a private wall. The spacious house features two fully sized bedrooms, a private lounge and dining room and an exclusive plunge pool. Funky African fusion design and lavish attention to detail extends to a new spin on every single Tongabezi activity ensuring that every member of the family can enjoy a fulfilling, exciting exploration of the famous area. Guests at the Garden House can book The Lookout or relax on any of a number of decks dotted around the lodge to enjoy river views.

The Dog House is the latest addition for families and small groups travelling together. Two large en-suite bedrooms connect to a central living, dining and play area by elevated walkways. An infinity plunge pool hangs over the Zambezi River and the house comes with a valet, a private guide and vehicle… it is quite simply an inspired choice for a family of four.

Bigger families can book Tangala House - once voted as one of the 500 most beautiful homes in the world it is the perfect secluded getaway. Tangala has three double rooms with en-suite bathrooms and a twin room with a separate bathroom, a large swimming pool, trampoline, lawn games and various board games as well as a television nook. The full complement of private staff will ensure that all you need worry about is having the best time ever. Fabulous food prepared by a dedicated chef is served to order either at the big dining table inside or outside, private guiding and exclusive use of boats and vehicles makes this choice the last word in bespoke travel.

Highly qualified staff

Specially trained valets are on hand to ensure children enjoy a safe introduction to the African way of life. We understand the benefits of a break that goes beyond fun and relaxation. Our continent effortlessly teaches children to notice the unadulterated joy that can be found in wildly diverse cultures.

Africa offers an easy introduction to volunteer work or the simple joy inherent in offering your time and resources to others. The knowledge imparted by the child-friendly excursions will ensure that the young members of the family remain entertained whilst their knowledge of the world is effortlessly enhanced.

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Fun kid friendly food

Tongabezi's commitment to children on safari extends to meals. We have dedicated childre's menu and our chef is happy to accommodate special requests, preferred meal times and separate hosted meals for the children - allowing the adults to enjoy extended excursions and have some grown up time to themselves.

Adventure activities

With activities specially designed for the children’s entertainment such as:

Maybe the grownups would like to enjoy a romantic dinner for two on the Sampan while the children have their quiz night, or prefer to get involved in the challenge of being the first to catch Tiger fish? All of the activities can include or exclude mum and dad.