The secret language of trees

Believe it or not, trees can talk to each other! If this is news to you, that’s okay, we thought we’d share a bit more on the phenomenon that achieves far more than one might think.   Trees communicate through the air, using pheromones and other powerful scent signals to warn each other of danger. In […]

What to look forward to at Zambezi Grande

The rainy season is over and we’re about to reopen the doors of Zambezi Grande, welcoming our guests back to enjoy a world of luxurious experiences on the Lower Zambezi. From unbelievable wildlife sightings to culinary excellence and even a few spa pampers, here’s what those joining us can look forward to. A spectacular setting […]

What makes the Ana Tree so remarkable

Also known as the Faidherbia Albida, the Ana Tree is a truly versatile one. As a native of south and east Africa, this tree can grow to heights of 20-30m. Known for its pods and straight white thorns that come in pairs, it also bears fruit from September to December each year. Here are a […]

The wonders of the Baobab Tree

The Baobab is certainly a symbol of the African bush but it’s far more impressive than many might think. With 11 species in Madagascar and one in Africa, it’s a multipurpose tree that has many uses. As just one of many wonderful plants you could see on a trip to Zambezi Grande, here’s what makes […]

Meet The Zambezi Grande Family: Obert

A key part of the Zambezi Grande experience rests on keeping our guests happy, well-rested and of course, making unforgettable memories. None of this would be possible without Obert, our lodge manager and an essential member of the Zambezi Grande family for the last four years. We sat down with him to find out what […]

A World Of Grande Experiences Await…

We believe that the best memories are made when you’re enjoying activities that take you out of the usual settings. It’s what makes a trip to Zambezi Grande a must for those looking to create memories that last a lifetime. The good news is, we offer a host of experiences just waiting to be explored. […]

The magic of the Elephant’s river crossing

If you’re anything like us, the marvel of Mother Nature’s creatures never gets old. One such example is the way that Elephants cross over the Zambezi river to Zimbabwe. We sat down with Johann, a member of our team to find out what makes this phenomenon an incredible one. With decades of guiding experience and […]

A Designers conversation about a remote lodge in the Lower Zambezi Valley

By now, you might have already heard that we’re in the process of redesigning the lodge at Zambezi Grande – Private Game Experience. It’s something we’ve been dreaming about and honestly, looking forward to as we are all aware that change, is the new norm. Spearheading the process is none other than our own design […]

Four ways to love the Earth

This year’s Earth Day falls on 22 April and whether you know it or not, we should all be doing more to help protect it and its resources. With Earth Day aiming to promote the safeguarding of our environment, it’s only right that we share some awareness around the topic and encourage you to do […]

Celebrating World Hippo Day

Impressive and often misunderstood, the hippo is a natural wonder in its own right. With 15th February marking World Hippo Day, we thought we’d share a few interesting facts about this incredible creature forms part of the unique ecosystem in Zambia.   Hippos are the second-largest land animal on the planet. First place, of course, goes to […]