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Hostel Livingstone, Zambia

8 reviews8

Explore Victoria Falls (Zambia) and experience TRUE Africa

Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Take, edit and provide amazing photos.
Party Promoter
Help organise and promote parties and social activities.
Social Media
Maintain and update social media channels.
Perform to entertain guests, children or local communities.
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

Experience the real Africa whilst in Livingstone & enjoy true Zambian hospitality! We are looking for enthusiastic, social, self-motivated people that are keen to be a part of our hardworking team & act as great ambassadors for our lodge. Do you like creating events, marketing or responsible tourism & recycling? Are you able to train our employees; anything from gardening to customer service to new recipes. Join the Jollyboys team!

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  • Intermediate English
  • Over 20 years old
  • Be from outside Zambia
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
3 weeks
Stay up to
30 days

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8 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun




I had such an amazing time staying at Jollyboys! I felt very welcome by every staff team member and in the lodge as a whole. I worked at the reception and bar and they were always flexible and understanding with my shift hours. Plus, Livingstone is a nice town and the Falls are such an incredible place to be close to. I would for sure recommend volunteering at Jollyboys! If you want to know more, feel free to send me a message!


Kim replied

Marina - we love you! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us, as much as everyone loved having you here at Jollyboys.

Wishing you all the best for your future travels!

The Jollyboys Team



So today is my last day on Jollyboys and I can't believe it is. It was so much fun working and living here. The crew is amazing as well as the guests that come by. We were dancing a lot, talking, learning, sharing and I will never forget that indeed. Lot's of love guys. One day I'll comeback!!


Kim replied

Hey Vlada - you little rock star!

Thanks for getting the party started ;) See you on the flip side!

Wishing you all the best for your future travels!

The Jollyboys Team



I had a great time ar Jolly B, the Staff is amazing, really friendly and at the end it felt like Family. I defined recommend Jolly Boys, this experience will always remain in my heart


Kim replied

Hey hey Majo!

Your time with us was short but sweet ... thank you so much for everything you did - you hit the ground running.

Wishing you all the best for your future travels!

The Jollyboys Team

United States


Absolutely the best travel experience I’ve had in ~6 months of travel in 10+ countries. The staff is incredibly friendly and quickly became like family, making me traditional Zambian food, showing me around town to their favorite spots, and always looking out for me and paling around. I completely sobbed when I had to leave. Work is incredibly flexible, the owners are hilarious, and the job is fantastic for meeting others at the hostel. Can’t say enough good things about this place, if I could give it 6 Stars, I would!!


Kim replied


What can I say - you left a hole in all of our hearts when you ABANDONED us. We would deffo give you 6* as well :D

Wishing you all the best for your future travels!

The Jollyboys Team

United States


I worked at Jollyboys with my partner, Eve and we had a fantastic time! We were asked to work for 5 days a week for up to 6hrs but this was very flexible and we mainly just worked where we were needed and tried to help where we could. This was usually in the bar, reception, with cleaning or running staff training sessions. Our month there was really fun and we felt very welcomed and a part of the Jollyboys team. We'd highly recommend anyone wanting to do a Worldpackers stint there!


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