Victoria Falls is the Adventure Capital of Africa! Seeing the Falls (from either Zambia or Zimbabwe) offers more than just breathtaking views and the natural surroundings of the amazing UNESCO World Heritage site – it’s also a fun playground for adventure-loving travellers young and old.

Here’s a list of activities on offer at Victoria Falls

– Guided Tour of Victoria Falls –

A TOUR OF VICTORIA FALLS – An opportunity to enjoy the sheer power and beauty of the Falls up close.  Your guide will share fascinating insights while you take photos from the lookout points. In high water season you’ll be given an umbrella or a raincoat!

– Zambezi Sunset Cruise –

SUNSET CRUISE – A lovely way to enjoy the  beauty of the mighty Zambezi River and take photos of the spectacular African sunsets. Look out for hippo, crocodile, and elephant and lots of bird species. Enjoy sundowner drinks and snacks. Some cruises offer dinner.

– Helicopter flight over the Victoria Falls –

HELICOPTER FLIGHTS –  A scenic helicopter (or microlight) flight allows you to appreciate the full scale of the Falls from above.

– Gorge Swing –

GORGE SWING – This  is a giant swing! If you like thrills and adrenalin rushes…. Leap into the wide-open air as you plunge into the mouth of the Batonka gorge.

– Canopy Tour –

CANOPY TOUR –  With views of the Zambezi rapids below and Victoria Falls Bridge and the spray of the Falls in the distance. It is suitable for families and children from the age of six years.

– Zip Line –

ZIP LINE – This is the longest zip line ride in the world, suspended over the Batonka Gorge. You are harnessed and attached to a pulley.

 – Flying Fox –

FLYING FOX is a cable slide that will have you soaring horizontally through the air over the gorge 200 meters wide and 120 meters deep. This is a great appetiser before you try the Zip Line and Gorge Swing

–  Chobe Day Trip – 

CHOBE DAY TRIP – Transfer to the  Chobe National Park in Botswana for morning boat based game viewing along the Chobe River. After lunch on the river bank go on afternoon game drive in the National Park. Expect to see large herds of elephants and a variety of other animals.

– Cataract Tour –

THE CATARACT ISLAND NEW FALLS TOUR  – a  guided excursion to Cataract Island, one of the islands located along the precipice of the 1.7km long sheet of falling water.

– Livingstone Island and Devil’s Pool (Zambia) –

LIVINGSTONE ISLAND – Arrive by boat and then follow in the footsteps of Dr David Livingstone to the edge of the waterfall. Depending on river heights, prepare to be drenched in the spray from the Falls or watch a rainbow stretch across the open gorge. Those who wish can even take a dip in Devil’s Pool or Angel’s Pool.

– High Tea – 

HIGH TEA – on the lawns of the historic Victoria Falls Hotel or one of the other beautiful hotels in the area. It’s tradition! Enjoy cake and pretty nibbly bits with a view of the bridge and the Falls or the river.

– Guided Bush Walk –

GUIDED BUSH WALK – A great way to re-tune your senses and get a ground level experience. A professional guide will share his knowledge of the bush, the wildlife and local customs.

– Elephant Encounter –

THE ELEPHANT ENCOUNTER gives you the opportunity to unobtrusively observe the elephants in nature in a most positive and natural way.

– Community Village Visit –

COMMUNITY VILLAGE VISIT – Visit traditional Zimbabwean homesteads, meet the local people and learn about life, customs and history of the villages. These activities support the development of community-based tourism.

– Bicycle Tour –

BICYCLE TOURS – Led by a guide, bike tours explore the town, craft markets and banks of the Zambezi River, visit the Big Tree and enjoy spectacular views of the Batoka Gorge and Victoria Falls Bridge.

– Horse Riding Safari –

HORSE RIDING SAFARIS – Set off along the banks of the Zambezi River in the National Park. This is a superb wilderness experience for all levels of rider. Experienced riders have the opportunity to canter through open bush veld, follow game paths, ride onto secret islands.

– Quad Biking –

QUAD BIKING – Explore off-the-beaten-track areas and local villages around Victoria Falls embracing the dust and the rugged terrain.

– Upper Zambezi Canoeing –

CANOEING ON THE UPPER ZAMBEZI – Gently paddle through the slow-flowing waters and secret channels of the river in search of amazing birdlife and animals such as elephants, buffalo, hippos, and crocodiles. This is a great way to get as close to the animals as possible without disturbing them.

– Fishing –

FISHING SAFARIS – Half day or Full day fishing trips from Victoria Falls. The Zambezi River is home to an abundance of different fish species, but most famous if all is the Tiger Fish! This is catch and release fishing.

– Elephant Art Safari –

ART SAFARIS – A painting workshop to capture the movement and personalities of the elephant herd as it comes to drink at the Sanctaury Listen to an informative talk on the elephants.

– Craft Market Shopping –

CRAFT MARKET SHOPPING – Shop at open-air markets, crochet halls and a variety of galleries and shops. It’s fun and supports the local communities.

– The Boma Dinner and Drum Show –

BOMA DINNER & DRUMMING – Feast, drum, sing and dance around the fire at The Boma  traditionally, these nights are filled with dancing, drumming, singing and feasting around the fire.

 – Black Rhino Game Drive –

BLACK RHINO GAME DRIVE – The focus on this game drive is searching for the endangered Black Rhino. Their population in this game reserve is healthy. The black rhino have pointed lips to pluck leaves from branches and the white rhino have square lips, ideal for cropping grasses.

–  Steam Train to the bridge –

STEAM TRAIN TO THE BRIDGE – Revel in nostalgia of a bygone era aboard a restored locomotive with a dining car and an observation car. Stop for sundowners and dinner on the historic Victoria Falls bridge.

Pack your sense of adventure 

Add Victoria Falls to your Africa trip!

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