Afternoon arrival

Transfers to the island must be booked in advance. See "Reservations".

Welcom to BovuThere is a once a day transfer to and from Livingstone. This leaves the island at around 10 o'clock in the morning, arriving Livingstone at around 11:30hrs. This allows ample time for guests catching the 13:30hrs flights to Johannesburg, Lusaka or the mid day bus to Lusaka.

We can pick you up from:-

- Livingstone airport where flights arrive daily at lunchtime from Johannesburg in South Africa or Lusaka.
- Your guesthouse / lodge in Livingstone.
- The bus station, where buses arrive from Namibia, Botswana, and Lusaka, Zambia's capital. (Buy a ticket for the 06.00hrs bus from Lusaka on the day before you travel, and you can be in Livingstone around 13hrs.00)
- Victoria Falls border post on the Zambian side at 13:00 hrs to 14:00 hrs.

Water crossing

The transfer vehicle is a 4x4 Land Cruiser pickup with mattresses in the back. The driving time from either Livingstone to the Island is approximately 1 hour. The first half is on the tar road and the second half is off road through the Bovu Forest.


The Driver's name is Flex and his cell phone number is + 260966952089.

Check with our office about road conditions. Only 4x4 vehicles will get through in the rainy season. Book in the usual way through "Reservations" and ask for directions. Please note that there are no signposts to Jungle Junction! A night watchman to guard your vehicle on the mainland can be hired when you arrive. Directions are on the maps page.