TOKA LEYA - LIVINGSTONE
Overlooking the Zambezi River and some of the islands - Toka Leya is a Wilderness Safaris camp and is the perfect combination of relaxation and adventure. Ideal for the beginning or the end of your African safari - enjoy morning explorations on the river, the surrounding Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park or the nearby Victoria Falls which can be followed by a tranquil afternoon at the spa or practicing yoga on the panoramic deck of the gym.
On the banks of the Zambezi River just outside Livingstone in Zambia.
CAMP AND WILDLIFE
The camp’s twelve spacious en-suite safari-style tents (including three family tents) have expansive decks to soak up the dramatic views and view wildlife. Wooden walkways snake between the units and the main area where the dining room, bar and lounge are complimented by an infinity pool, a sundeck for sumptuous meals and a fire pit for night-time gatherings and sundowners.
Toka Leya overlooks the Zambezi River where hippo, crocodile and elephant are often seen, as well as an incredible diversity of birdlife. It is also centrally located in the Mosi-oa-Tunya Park which hosts species such as buffalo, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest and white rhino. The occasional predator is also seen. Several sought-after bird species are found, including African finfoot, half-collared kingfisher, African skimmer (seasonal), Schalow's turaco and rock pratincole (seasonal).
View hippo, crocodile, elephant and lots of birds on a sunrise or sunset cruise or enjoy one of the many optional activities in and around Livingstone: white water rafting, bungee jumping, helicopter rides, jet boating, micro-light flights over the Falls to name a few.
Tree-planting activities and pioneering energy-saving systems and recycling initiatives have revitalised this formerly degraded site and it has been rehabilitated to become a lush riverine woodland once more. Wilderness Safaris continue to plant trees and donate to renew other sites in Zambia.
Community involvement is vital in the greater Livingstone area and cultural visits to a nearby village ensure that the community benefits from tourism. Guest donations have assisted with projects that focus particularly on assisting children via schooling, nutrition and income-generating activities.
Activities include a visit to Victoria Falls, track the endangered rhino with local wildlife scouts who monitor the rhino 24 hours a day and enjoy game drives in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park. Interact with the people and cultures of Zambia and visit Livingstone or a nearby village, school and market. Learn more about the rich history at the local museum, plant a tree.
TOKA LEYA IS OPEN ALL YEAR ROUND
THE LODGE IS FAMILY FRIENDLY AND WELCOMES CHILDREN AGED 6 YEARS AND OLDER