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Well signposted, the turning to Zambelozi (GPS:TUZAML) is just over 18km from Sesheke. From there the track leads east for about 1km to the banks of the Zambezi, from where you can see the lodge on the southern end of a small island in the river. (On the northern end is a lovely little 'glade' of baobabs!) Reached by boat, it is a comfortable lodge run by Greg Jordan and Chris Johnson. It's mostly laid out on decking – with a small swimming pool, several secluded corners in which you can relax, and a thatched bar and sitting area on the camp's eastern side.
The accommodation consists of three tents of a standard Meru-style design with sturdy twin beds, a wardrobe, and an en-suite bathroom with flush toilet, shower and wash basin. The water is heated with individual gas boilers. There are also three more spacious reed chalets with thatched roofs, solid wooden double beds, walk-in mosquito nets, big showers, toilets and washbasins. However, these only have relatively small windows, and so are rather dark. The owners also plan to construct a couple of larger, luxury chalets.
Zambelozi has always sold as a fishing camp but would also make a comfortable stop for a few nights of birdwatching on the way north – provided you are not put off by their very slow communications or unreasonably high rates.