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Fothergill Island Suites, LAKE KARIBA

Fothergill Island Suites • Lake Kariba


Situated on the banks of Lake Kariba in Matusadona National Park, Fothergill is a recently refurbished, fully solar and elegantly styled tented lodge. With natural tones and subtle designs, the tents effortlessly blend into their surroundings, offering true immersion into the wild. Named after Rupert Fothergill, who saved thousands of animals during the Kariba flood – honouring and reflecting his love for the area. The lodge continues to uphold the ethos of protecting and conserving the wild spaces, within and beyond its borders.

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$ 3,360.00

per night

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Matusadona National Park is the definition of wild Africa. This, combined with Fothergill Island Suites, the definition of comfort, is the ultimate safari escape. Open-air tents welcome the sounds of nature, evenings and mornings orchestrated by pods of hippo, lion and the rumbling undertone of the elephant. Witness the wild from the comfort of your bed, balcony or private plunge pool at the Fothergill Island Suites. The central eco-pond attracts wildlife of all shapes and sizes, drawn to its fresh water.

Fine-dining by professional Chef Dean Jones allows you to travel with your taste buds. Delicate and delicious dishes served beneath an African sky, the perfect finale to a day spent exploring the Matusadona wilderness on foot, by boat or in a classic game drive vehicle. The main area boasts a library, bar, lounge area and swimming pool, providing a variety of options for relaxation, or perhaps a moment of privacy.At Fothergill, you will want for nothing. The ultimate safari experience awaits, along with the abundant and varied wildlife of Matusadona National Park.

Island Suites

Island Suites
3 suites (all en-suite) – each can be converted to double or twin rooms – up to 6 guests

  • Private lounge
  • 2 suites have showers only and 1 suite has shower and bath
  • Mosquito nets
  • A writing desk
  • Private lounge
  • Mini bar
  • Tea and coffee station
  • Shared pool in the main dining area


  • Laundry
    (no dry cleaning available)


  • Game drives
  • Bush walks (minimum age 16 years)
  • Trail walks (minimum age 5 years)
  • Fishing
  • Bird watching
  • Board games
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming
  • Archery