Activities, Tours and Safaris in and around Victoria Falls

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Activities in and around Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls is regarded as the Adventure capital of southern Africa owing to the availability of many touring activities that are on offer. Below are just the most popular ones and a lot more can still be arranged on request.

 

Guided Tour of the Victoria Falls

The Victoria Falls is known to the locals as Mosi-oa-Tunya (the smoke that thunders) and has the largest curtain of falling water – about 500 000m3/minute during the high water season. Take a guided tour and learn how the early explorers “discovered” the falls and of course the secrets of this natural world wonder.

The tour is available the whole day and last approximately 2 hours.

 

Rates; US$15 per- person excluding parking fees – includes return transfers

 

Flight of Angels (Helicopter Flips) over the Victoria Falls

The desirable way to view the falls: “scenes so lovely must have been gazed upon by angels in their flight” – David Livingstone, its unfortunate that the great explorer never got a chance to view the falls from the helicopter himself.

 

Option One

The flight of angels

Covers the Victoria Falls and the river upstream

US$140.00 excluding park fees.

 

Option Two

The Zambezi Spectacular

Covers the Victoria Falls, the Zambezi gorges where white water rafting is done, part of the river upstream and the Zambezi National Park for aerial game viewing.

 

US$265.00 excluding park fees

 

Cruises on the Zambezi River

Sunset Cruise

This is one of the MUST Dos of Victoria Falls. The boat trip lasts for two hours and departs everyday at 1630hrs.A ideal chance to witness one of Africa`s sunsets over the Zambezi Palm trees, and wild life as they quench their thirst along the banks of the Zambezi river.  A perfect way to end the day.
Complimentary snacks, beers, wines, champagnes, spirits, and soft drinks are offered on board.

 

US$50.00 per person excluding park fees

 

Lunch Cruise on the Zambezi River

Lunch on the Zambezi River, in one of the exceptionally outlined river vessels, this is the quietest time of the day and lots of birds can be seen.

Full Buffet lunch and supplementary drinks

 

US$80.00 per person excluding park fees

 

Breakfast Cruise on the Zambezi River

Departs before sunrise and returns at 0800hrs.
Watch the sunrise above the Victoria Falls, and enjoy a unique breakfast in the peacefulness of the seemingly still water of the Zambezi, with hippos’ grunting in the background.

 

US$80.00 per person excluding park fees

 

White Water Rafting

This is one of the best rafting options on mother earth, only one rapid below the impossible and is available from both sides of the river – the Zimbabwe and Zambia side.

 

Half Day; US$130
Full Day;US$140.00
This is a seasonal activity so check first before confirming your trip

 

Elephant Back Safaris

A safari’s top one of Africa`s gentle giants and the closest, one can ever get to nature.
Escorted by an armed guide
A light breakfast in the morning with some snacks and a drink on the afternoon trip.

 

Available Options:
0600hrs – 0900hrs,1500hrs – 1900hrs
US$140.00 per person

 

Lion Walk

Only a few experiences beat the one of walk with the king of the jungle in his territory – the jungle! The lions are not tame but have “just gone vegetarian for a while” , these are young lions just been trained to tolerate the human for a while before they are released back into the wild.

A light breakfast in the morning and a few snacks and drinks on the afternoon trip

 

Options:
0600hrs – 0900hrs, 1500hrs -1900hrs
US$140.00 per person

 

Upper Zambezi Canoeing

This is ideal for the birders and wildlife enthusiasts as up-close encounter with nature is guaranteed. Enjoy the small upper Zambezi rapids as you drift down to only a few  kilometers from the Victoria Falls.

 

Options:

 

3 hours morning or afternoon

Starts from a few km upstream of the Victoria Falls and is available daily

 

Half day Trip

Available daily and starts from within the Zambezi National park some 20km upstream of the Victoria Falls. Guaranteed encounters with wildlife.

 

Full Day Trip

Available daily with a rewarding free game drive through the Zambezi National park as we herd to the starting point some 60km upstream of the Victoria Falls. Enjoy the small rapids in our inflatable canoes, breakfast, lunch and lots of refreshments are included.

 

Overnight and multi-day options` rates on appeal

These start from further upstream and include camping in the Zambezi National Park. All meals and refreshments are included.