Jollyboys Backpackers - Victoria Falls, Livingstone, Zambia

Jollyboys was the first hostel in Zambia & still arguably one of Africa's best. Relax in tropical gardens with a huge swimming pool & be steps from the museum, markets, banks, and grocery stores.

About Our Hostel

The Victoria Falls are only 8kms away and Jollyboys Backpackers offers a free shuttle service every morning.

Jollyboys has been catering to travelers since 1995; they love Zambia and their community which is evident in smiles of the staff who offer a wealth of travel knowledge. The travel shop provides great safari specials and you can book all of the exciting activities that Livingstone and Victoria Falls has to offer!

Jollyboys provides a wide choice of accommodation from private rooms to airy dorms, while enjoying a good night’s sleep under a cushy duvet. All of the rooms have fans or air conditioning! Delicious, healthy smoothies or a big cooked breakfast await you in the morning before starting a day of soaking up the sunshine or exploring the wonders of Livingstone.

Be a part of it… check out the community projects, worm farm, composting and ask how to get involved if you have some time spare. Jollyboys takes pride in their efforts to continuously strive to find new ways to be better in every way.

Facilities and services include:

Free daily drop off at the Victoria Falls
Free pickup from Livingstone Airport (with confirmation)
Free pickup from Vic Falls/Zimbabwe border at 1030am (with confirmation)
Free long/short term baggage storage
Free Livingstone town walk every Wed @ 10am
Swimming pool
Self-catering kitchen
Bar with DSTV for major sports events!
24 hour hot and cold running showers
All rooms have a fan
All ensuite rooms have air-con
Braai/Barbecue area
Secure car park
24- hour security
Travel and activities booking office

The gorgeous, shady gardens are full of mango, banana, avocado, papaya, guava and lemon trees!

If you have a bit of extra luggage space, please pack some school supplies or other items for the local orphanage and check out the Pack For A Purpose website.

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