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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights in early Nov. Luxurious tents, all mod cons. Food was plentiful and delicious, they catered well with my veggie request. The staff were wonderful, they couldn't have been more helpful. The Zambezi river cruise was something I will never forget. The game experience was good too, seeing elephants, buffalo, hippo, kudu and giraffe. Would definitely return!!

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Toka Leya Camp, responded to this review

Thank you Louise for the fabulous review, we are thrilled to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and will be sure to share your kind words with all our staff in camp. We hope you will visit us again soon, we will have the sundowners ready and waiting for another great sunset cruise for you. Kind Regards...

Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Perched on the banks of the Zambezi, Toka Leya is the perfect location to spend a well earned break. The menu is quite broad with a pizza oven to boot! Very few things can beat fresh baked pizza in the wild but then again this is Toka Leya. The setting allows you fantastic views of the Zambezi. Experienced guides and...

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Toka Leya Camp, responded to this review

Dear nmn230, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are thrilled to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us as well as how much fun you had with our wonderful pizza oven. We will be sure to share your kind words with all our staff in camp and will have the fire going to make you a fresh...

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

The staff at Toka leya was very flexible, accommodating, and seemed really caring about their guests. The chalets, and food were terrific. We had two sunset cruises with Donald and saw very different things each night. Plus he gave us a tour of the back of the house to show how eco-friendly and conscious Toka Leya is in their operations....

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Toka Leya Camp, responded to this review

Dear Idgypie, Thank you for the fabulous review, we are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us and what an amazing impact our staff had on making it such a memorable time for you. We will be sure to pass along your kind words to Donald, Clint, Stephen, Thembi and the entire Toka Leya Team. Thank...

Reviewed 2 September 2016

Toka Leya was the first place we visited in Livingstone and it was an excellent start to our trip. Accommodation is very spacious, luxurious and the views of the river don't disappoint at all with elephants and hippo often seen. Attention to detail in the rooms is great. Travelling as a couple I would recommend staying on the right-hand-side of...

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Toka Leya Camp, responded to this review

Thank you Jomi, Thank you for your wonderful review we are thrilled to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that the rest of your journey was just as great. We will be sure to pass on your regards and high praises to Histon, Amon and the whole Toka Leya Team. Hope you will visit us...

Saratoga
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Toka Leya was our first stop of 4 on a Zambia/Zimbabwe trip planned by Piper & Heath travel agency. It exceeded our expectations. The staff was warm, accommodating and knowledgeable, something we found at the other Wilderness Safari camps we visited as well. The setting on the Zambezi is stunning and the food was the best of all the camps...

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Toka Leya Camp, responded to this review

Dear Fiona4, Thank you for your wonderful review and kind words for all our staff, we will be sure to pass along your regards to all. Toka Leya is a wonderful way to ease into safari mode – being close enough to Livingstone Town to still feel normal and yet deep enough in the bush to enjoy the relaxed quietness...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Toka Leya was our first stop on our African safari, and the quality, service, and experience was unmatched for the remaining 2 weeks of our trip! The location, views, and amenities speak for themselves. The people and their incredible service was the best I've experienced anywhere in the world. They have thought of every detail, and execute all of them...

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris Toka Leya Camp, responded to this review

Dear Jessica, Thank you so much for these wonderful comments regarding your recent stay at Toka Leya - we are so pleased you enjoyed all aspects of your stay! We will be sure to share this with the team on the ground (who will be thrilled to hear it) and definitely agree - it is a great place to start...

Dresden, Germany
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We spent four days there after a longer trip through Botswana-getting used to a bit more civilisation again. The camp is a perfect balance between being close to town but still in the wilderness. The location on the river banks of the Sambesi makes it unique. The sunset cruise on the river turned into an unforgettable experience-we watched an elephant...

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Toka Leya Camp, responded to this review

Dear Klaus, Thank you for the brilliant review we are glad to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us especially the heart stopping helicopter flip. We hope you will visit us again soon. Kind regards Wilderness Safaris

Reviewed 26 July 2016

This was the first stop on our honeymoon and we were not disappointed. The camp is outstanding, we were treated like royalty. You cannot fault anything about this camp, it is first class. The accommodation was perfect. The staff were friendly and welcoming, they all remember your name and make an effort to talk to you, without being too much....

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Dear Zlbenn, Thank you for your beautiful review, we are delighted to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and glad that everything exceeded your expectations. We hope you will visit us again soon. Kind regards Wilderness Safaris

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 21 July 2016

The location of Toka Leya is perfect on the banks of the Zambezi River. The facilities and decor are well designed and comfortable. The rooms (tents) are exceptional. The biggest and most comfortable bed I have ever slept in, air conditioning, his & her vanities, hot shower, and a bathtub with a million dollar view (hippos included). However, what we...

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris Toka Leya Camp, responded to this review

Dear 0zPJ, Thank you for your beautiful review, we cannot wait to share your kind words with our amazing team in camp. We are delighted to hear what a positive impact they all had on your stay with us and hope you will visit us again to make some more great memories together. Kind regards Wilderness Safaris

King's Lynn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We chose Toka Leya as the first stop on our (mainly) Botswanan safari trip in the full expectation that we wouldn't see quite as much wildlife there as in our later camps. After more than 24 hours travel from leaving home in the UK we were looking to relax for a couple of nights and recharge our batteries in anticipation...

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Dear LaDolceVita, Thank you for the marvellous review, we are thrilled to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and glad to see it was such a productive introduction to your safari. Your rhino encounters and adventures sound wonderful and we hope you got photos just as good as your memories. We cannot wait to share your beautiful...

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A safari-style sanctuary situated right on the banks of the Zambezi River, Toka Leya provides a peaceful wilderness experience just 12 km away from the iconic Victoria Falls. It is the perfectplace to unwind for a few nights before or after a safari, or visit as a stand-alone destination. With luxurious outdoor baths, a wellness centre complete with yoga/meditation deck and your private veranda overlooking the rushing, roaring river, there is ample space to relax - or set off on one of the many adventurous activities on offer, from white rhino tracking to bungee jumping. • 12 tents (3 family) • Victoria Falls tour • river cruises • game drives • nature walks • village visits • spa and gym • catch-and-release fishing ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wilderness Safaris Toka Leya Camp

Address: Parks Road, Livingstone, Zambia (Formerly Toka Leya Lodge)
Region: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Hotel Class:4 star — Wilderness Safaris Toka Leya Camp 4*
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Toka Leya Hotel Livingstone
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“The furthest room (to the west or right..) has the best view and most privacy!”
 of 5 bubbles , 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“They are all good.”
 of 5 bubbles 269kenz, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“rooms 5 - 9 have a better view over the river.”
 of 5 bubbles FMH1971, 10 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are chalets and are well appointed”
 of 5 bubbles lmwilson2, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
“if you stay at the end suite you may see the rhinos/more animals”
 of 5 bubbles Kfischer123, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
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