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Royal Livingstone Express

Livingstone, Zambia
+260 21 3323232
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A trip back in time

A very enjoyable experience on this historical and functional train. Very good food and a great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Noel W
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Yandina, Australia
Wonderful way to spend an evening!

We spent our very first evening on the Livingstone Express Train when we arrived in Zambia and had... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Olivia O
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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Livingstone, Zambia
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+260 21 3323232

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very enjoyable experience on this historical and functional train. Very good food and a great account of the history of the train and Zambia. Great opportunities to get pictures in the engine and overlooking the Falls. A lot of interesting people are attracted to...More

Thank Noel W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent our very first evening on the Livingstone Express Train when we arrived in Zambia and had a wonderful evening. On arrival you are greeted with a red carpet and welcome drink and the drinks are free-flowing all night. On the out-bound trip we...More

Thank Olivia O
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What a great experience, from the moment we arrived, to the final chug of the steam train. Welcomed with drinks, the beautiful old colonial coaches, snacks, steam train, story teller on board, 5 course meal in the old Dining Car, stopping on the Vic Falls...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We went on the Livingstone Express last night and were really glad that we had made this trip during our stay in livingstone. The whole event is thoughtfully organised and staff are very friendly and attentive throughout the journey. The train is well maintained and...More

Thank Katie B
meganconn, Marketing at Royal Livingstone Express, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We appreciate your positive feedback! We do take pride in catering to our guests’ needs the best way we can. If you’re traveling to our area again soon, please don’t hesitate to contact us. All our very best from the Bushtracks Africa team!

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We learned a lot about Zambia and the vision of a man that wanted to connect all of Africa. Very inspiring. The ride was short but entertaining when we got to the Bridge. The dinner was a trip in itself a well kept dinning cart...More

Thank Sandra Z
meganconn, Marketing at Royal Livingstone Express, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you for your kind review! We are thrilled you had such a great time with us and look forward to having you with us again soon! Kind regards, the Bushtracks Africa team.

Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Only 7 on our train. Peter a local told us a lot of history and plenty to drink. On the bridge great views and pestered by sellers. Remember to haggle. Blew whistle of steam engine. Great dinner beautifully served on trip back to town.More

Thank John W
meganconn, Marketing at Royal Livingstone Express, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you for taking to time to review our train experience! We greatly appreciate your feedback and hope you join us again soon! Our apologies that you were pestered, hopefully it didn't taint your experience with us. Have a wonderful week ahead! Kind regards, the...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This is great fun. The train is restored to a good standard. The drinks a free flowing throughout your time on board. It's a very nice, different evening and experience. When on the bridge you get a great view of the falls and gorge. On...More

Thank foxyfoxholes
meganconn, Marketing at Royal Livingstone Express, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I am very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us for the most part of it. Our greatest apologies for the 'niggles' (great word!), but we are glad you told...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017

A short ride to the falls with no villages to see like it was four years ago. If you like game food (Kudu) go for it. But it was tough with gristle running through the meat. Their menu has changed and is provided by the...More

Thank Neveragain_coj
meganconn, Marketing at Royal Livingstone Express, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Good afternoon, We work hard to offer good food and friendly service, and will investigate the concerns you have raised. Due to popular demand our route did change as guests regularly requested the Falls Bridge route as opposed to the village route, therefore it was...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017

This is a must do experience. To travel from Zambia to the border over the Victoria falls on a train. You can stop on the Victoria falls bridge and step out and take breathtaking pictures of the falls.The food on the train was delicious and...More

Thank Tammylovestotravel
meganconn, Marketing at Royal Livingstone Express, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thank you for your kinds words and the time you took to share them with us. It is great to hear, that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Rest ensured, that we will take you comments for further encouragement within the team to ensure...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

While visiting Livingstone and Victoria Falls, I could not resist riding the Royal Livingstone Express. Being reasonably frugal the power of nostalgia took over my senses and drove me to locate the private railway station in Livingstone, admin that I didn't have a reservation and...More

Thank Larry W
meganconn, Creative Marketing Editor at Royal Livingstone Express, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you for sending such kind, beautiful words, we certainly appreciate your review! Your positive feedback allows us to know our efforts are appreciated and you’re enjoying our products and service. We hope to see you again soon!

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Chichi M
30 May 2017|
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Response from meganconn | Property representative |
Good morning The Royal Livingstone Express is US$180 inclusive of all wine and a 5 course gourmet meal. You can book on the day but we highly recommend booking in advance just in case. This can be done very easily by... More
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LAHarleyGal
12 January 2017|
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Response from Trevjen-Kent | Reviewed this property |
I would book in advance to ensure you get a table you can book online even though we were staying at the Royal Livingstone we booked on line and were glad we did as it was full and you may not get the night you require. They... More
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