• Jollyboys Backpackers

    The pillow pit

    'They have a created a very relaxing atmosphere to lounge around.'

    - Review from Tripadvisor


  • The Victoria Falls

    'The lodge is clean and well kept, we felt extremely safe.'

    - Review from Tripadvisor

  • Jollyboys Backpackers
    The pool

    'The rooms are comfortable, affordable, and clean'
    - Review from Tripadvisor

    Welcome to Jollyboys Backpackers

    Jollyboys Backpackers was the first hostel in Zambia and has been catering to intrepid budget travelers since 1996. Still owner run and managed, we pride ourselves on great service, up to the minute travel information and catering to the unique needs of our clients – solo travellers, couples, friends, groups & more!

    Whether you are into bungee jumping or rafting or just relaxing under the mango trees, we’ll be here to point you in the right direction. Our Travel and Activities Desk is renowned for up-to-date travel info and have some of the best value safaris, activities and combination packages around.

    Please don’t hesitate to ask us questions about the Victoria Falls, Livingstone, Zambia or the surrounding area and feel free to message us on Instagram or email us for advice!

    For current tourist visa information and Covid related travel requirements into Zambia and other Southern African countries, please click here.

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    Book 7 days or more and get 20% off ANY room type!

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