Nestled among lush tropical vegetation opening onto its own exclusive beach, Ndole Bay Lodge offers visitors a singular African experience on the shores of a unique lake. The shoreline of Nsumbu National Park offers a haven to wildlife, while the crystal clear blue waters teem with an unparalleled diversity of life. Ndole Bay is your gateway to one of the last true wilderness areas in Africa.
An accommodation safari lodge on Lake Tanganyika in Zambia, offering exceptional fishing, SCUBA Diving, Snorkelling, Cruises and Walks in Nsumbu National Park, Water Sports and Cultural experiences. We are a small family owned lodge which has been operating for over 30 years, with a focus on family friendly holidays, taking pride in our service, activities and experiences that guests are offered.
The lodge and rooms are traditonally constructed of brick roundavels with wood and grass thatched rooves made from local materials. From beachfront deluxe chalets, standard ensuite rooms through to a gorgeous shaded campsite, Ndole Bay caters to all budgets. Our rooms are comfortable and clean with mosquito nets and fans, and are serviced daily by our friendly staff. Meals and laundry are included in our nightly room stay rates.
Activities include world class angling, adventure safaris, sunset dhow cruises, kayaks, walks, village and cultural visits, and Zambia’s only SCUBA diving and snorkelling destination, this is a wonderfully unique playground in the middle of Africa. Its a kids haven where they can safely play on the beach and swim in the lake or pool.
The restaurant operates on pre-bookings only and caters to a range of dietary requirements from vegetarians to gluten free and hallal options. We highlight fresh available produce such as fish and grow most our vegetables in our own gardens.
For bookings, please whatsapp message us, email or fill in the form on our contact page. We hope to welcome you to our little piece of paradise soon :)
Ndole Bay Lodge supports the Nsumbu Tanganyika Conservation Project in Nsumbu National Park.
In 2017 the Nsumbu Tanganyika Conservation Project (NTCP) was established under the Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS) to focus on securing the Nsumbu Tanganyika Ecosystem:a core wildlife area of 4,000km2 including NNP, Tondwa Game Management Area (GMA) and parts of Kaputa GMA and open areas. Immediate law enforcement support to government though the Department of National Parks and Wildlife (DNPW) focused on protecting the remnant elephant population and a vast undisturbed wilderness.
Intense andcomprehensive protected area management support is required if we are to be ableto aid the recovery of iconic and threated species such as lion and black rhinoand increase the security of a globally significant ecosystem able topositively contribute to human wellbeing and sustainability.
Ndole Bay hosts the Swim for Nsumbu, an annual event that takes place in October on Lake Tanganyika, with funds raised from swimmers going to the Nsumbu Tanganyika Conservation Project (NTCP). Join us for this years fun!
Visit our Events page for more information on this exciting event.