The Livingstone Motorbike Festival is a unique motorcycling event set around the Zambezi with a program for both off-road and on-road crews. Festival-goers will enjoy great food, music and mass ride-outs in one of the world’s most unique settings. Be a part of a community of like-minded bikers for an unforgettable weekend – all ages/skills welcome.
Participants and spectators at the Livingstone Motorbike Festival can take advantage of reduced rates offered by hotels and lodges in Livingstone. Have a look at the deals available here and book now.
Online registration will be open 2 weeks before the event. Watch this space.
Here you will find some useful Frequently Asked Questions that will help with most info regarding the Livingstone Motorbike Festival.
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The motorbike festival takes place at the Batoka Gorge Dam Site. 38km east of Livingstone.
Covid 19 Regulation
Covid19 requirements when entering Zambia: A negative Covid 19 PCR certificate, not older than 72 hours, is a requirement to enter Zambia from Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia or South Africa.
You may be required to take an additional PCR test on arrival, but this test is free of charge.
Participants can take advantage of FREE CAMPING at The Waterfront, Livingstone, Zambia over the weekend. Check out our accommodation page for special offers.
Visas are required for most passports. Most visas can be purchased at the airport or border in United States Dollars cash – please confirm with your embassy whether it is advisable for you to apply for a visa before departure – you can also consult or why not check out the new UNIVISA, the KAZA visa allowing tourists to buy one visa and travel freely between Zambia and Zimbabwe. Please note that information posted can change without notice.
The local currency is Zambian Kwacha. There are numerous banks, ATMS and bureau de change located in the Livingstone town centre where you can get some kwacha. USD and Cards are accepted at the hostel but you will need Kwacha for taxis and shops. Travelers’ cheques are not accepted anymore. For up to date exchange rates visit xe.com
Livingstone is in a Malaria area. However the amount of cases has dramatically decreased in the last few years. The hospitals here are able to treat you should you need it. The best precaution obviously is not to be bitten – wear long trousers and long sleeved shirts in the early morning and evening and wear insect repellent. Please consult your health care professional regarding prophylactics for malaria in advance of travel.