in Southern Province, Zambia

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-16.538 and 28.709 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -16° 32' 17" and E 28° 42' 31"
Currency and Currency Code:
Kwacha - ZMW
Spoken languages:
English, Nyanja
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 08:34 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Lusaka
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:13 am and 5:57 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
19.469 and -154.833 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Zambia in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Zambia.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Zambia. Last Update: 2024-04-14 08:21:28

Delve into Siavonga

Siavonga in Southern Province with it's 18,638 habitants is a town located in Zambia about 83 mi (or 134 km) south of Lusaka, the country's capital town.

Time in Siavonga is now 08:34 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lusaka with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 5 airports closer to Siavonga. The closest is airport we know is Kariba International Airport in Zimbabwe in a distance of 12 mi (or 19 km). The closest airport in Zambia is Lusaka International Airport in a distance of 85 mi (or 19 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Lusaka, Chinhoyi, Choma, Kabwe and Lupane. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 81 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 48%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (5 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Monday, 15th of April 2024

29°C (84 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Tuesday, 16th of April 2024

29°C (85 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 17th of April 2024

28°C (83 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Zimre Lodge and Houseboats

3,4 mi
811 Camphill

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


5,7 mi
00000 Kariba

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

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Mopani Bay Camping and Caravan Park, Kariba Zimbabwe. Travel guide.

Published: October 24, 2012
Length: 19:01 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Travel Africa Self Drive 4X4

Situated on the shores of Lake Kariba, Mopani Bay camping and Caravan Park is an exclusively beautiful site. Its an experience of a lifetime staying at Mopani Bay enshrined by the cool and...

Caribbea Bay Sun, Kariba Zimbabwe. Travel guide.

Published: October 24, 2012
Length: 21:22 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Travel Africa Self Drive 4X4

Situated right on the lakeshore, overlooking the vastness of Lake Kariba, is Caribbea Bay Sun. This Sardinian-style hotel, with its sprawling buildings and evergreen gardens is reminiscent...

Full Moon in Kariba Yangmetalmonkey's photos around Kariba, Zimbabwe (kariba bream pictures)

Published: December 16, 2010
Length: 20:32 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

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Carribea Bay Resort, Lake Kariba, Simbabwe - © Abendsonne Afrika

Published: December 26, 2013
Length: 28:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Abendsonne Afrika - Besuchen Sie das am Lake Kariba liegende Carribea Bay Resort mit Abendsonne Afrika - Ihre Safarispezialisten.

1987 Zimbabwe Lake Kariba, Hotel Carribbea Bay, VHS40/1, by HabariSalam, Plage, Ponton

Published: March 12, 2014
Length: 31:20 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: HabariSalam

La série KARIBA et MANA POOLS peut être recherchée avec "habarisalam+vhs40" ou "habarisalam+zimbabwe" ou "habarisalam+kariba" ou "habarisalam+vhs93" ... Je vous souhaite "bon film" ...

1987 Zimbabwe Lake Kariba, Hotel Carribbea Bay, VHS40/5, by HabariSalam, Views of Kariba

Published: March 12, 2014
Length: 17:16 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: HabariSalam


1987 Zimbabwe Lake Kariba, By Boat, VHS93/2, Plongeons, by HabariSalam

Published: March 14, 2014
Length: 15:28 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: HabariSalam

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Siavonga is a town in the Southern Province of Zambia, lying on the north shore of Lake Kariba. It is Zambia's principal tourism centre for the lake, with accommodation, boating and fishing tours on offer.

Located at -16.5333, 28.7167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Zambia

Ingombe Ilede

Ingombe Ilede is an archaeological site in Zambia, on a hill near the confluence of the Zambezi and Lusitu rivers, near the town of Siavonga close to the Kariba Dam. The name means "the sleeping cow". The site was uncovered in 1960. The place is thought to have been a small commercial state or principality. Textile, copper ore, ceramics, gold and other findings from the 7th till 16th century make this one of the most important archeological sites in the region.

Located at -16.55, 28.7333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archaeological sites in Zambia, Former populated places in Zambia

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Siavonga.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Chapvonga, Siavonga