About Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls, also known as "Mosi oa-Tunya" ("the smoke that thunders") by the locals, is located nearly halfway along the 2700 km journey of the Mighty Zambezi River from its source in northwestern Zambia to its entry into the Indian Ocean on the coast of Mozambique. The Zambezi River plunges approximately 108 meters into the depths of the Batoka Gorge over a distance of nearly 2 kilometers, creating the world's largest curtain of falling water.

Known as the Adventure Capital of Africa, there are so many things to do in Victoria Falls, from adrenaline activities for the more adventurous, to wildlife and outdoor activities for the more sedate guests.

Want to know what activities to do in Victoria Falls, well, just browse down our list of all the best activities, and either book online or enquire with our local, on the ground travel designers that will help you put together a custom designed program.

Be sure to look at the Victoria Falls activity packages, that combine the most popular activities into a discounted package.

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Best Season:April, May June, August, September, October, December
Popular Location: Victoria Falls, Victoria Falls Rainforest, Victoria Falls Hotel

Victoria Falls Activities, experiences for everyone in Victoria Falls, the adventure capital of Africa.

Book your Victoria Falls Activities with local, on the ground expertise.

    Victoria Falls Helicopter Flights

    1 Hour

    Victoria Falls Helicopter Flights 12 – 13 Minute Flight of the Angels Soar above the beautiful Victoria Falls for a breathtaking panoramic view of the world’s natural treasure. One of the most amazing activities you will ever do is take…

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      Dinner Cruise Victoria Falls

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      Zambezi Reflections / Ma Robert Dinner Cruise Enjoy a four-course Zambezi-style dinner made on board by the executive chef using the freshest local ingredients available. All that’s left for you to do now is sit back, relax, and take in…

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      Malachite Dinner Cruise
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      Dinner Cruise Victoria Falls

      4 Hours

      Dinner Cruise on the Malachite Enjoy a four-course Zambezi-style dinner prepared on board by the chefs using only the freshest local ingredients. All that’s left to do now is sit back, relax, and take in the amazing surroundings while enjoying…

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      Sunset Cruise

        Signature Sunset Cruise

        3 Hours

        The upmost deck on the Zambezi Explorer provides the perfect setting for the most luxurious sunset cruise on the Zambezi River above Victoria Falls, the Signature Deck Sunset Cruise. The Zambezi Explorer Signature deck provides the ultimate cruise experience on…

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        Victoria Falls Luxury Deck Sunset Cruise

          Luxury Sunset Cruise

          3 Hours

          At the end of the day after arriving in Victoria Falls on your travels, or after a day of exciting activities in the adventure capital of Africa, board and relax on one of the two luxury decks of the Zambezi…

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          Zambezi Royal Sunset Cruise – Victoria Falls

          3 Hours

          The luxurious Zambezi Royal is a single-level cruise boat that provides a unique and intimate view of the Zambezi River. Guests on the premium two-hour guided Sunset cruise can expect 5-star service on board, including imported wines and spirits and…

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          Classic Sunset Cruise

            Classic Sunset Cruise – Victoria Falls

            3 Hours

            The Classic Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River, just above the mighty Victoria Falls is the perfect way to wind down your day in Victoria Falls. Relax with your favourite beverage in hand while the boat follows the river upstream,…

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              Riversong Luxury Sunset Cruise – Victoria Falls

              3 Hours

              Join us for a relaxing sunset cruise on either of the two decks of the luxury Riversong cruise boat, and take part in one of the most celebrated moments of the day, giving you the chance to watch the African…

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                Lookout Cafe – Victoria Falls

                2.5 Hours

                The Lookout Cafe, perched on the banks of the Batoka Gorge, has without doubt some of the finest views of any venue in Victoria Falls, the African fusion design creates a flow through, connecting indoor and outdoor dining space, offering…

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                  Zambezi River Luxury Sunset Cruise – Victoria Falls

                  3 Hours

                  The Zambezi Explorer Luxury deck provides an amazing Sunset Cruise experience on the upper Zambezi River, on what is commonly recognised as the premier boat on the river above Victoria Falls, the Zambezi Explorer. Settle in and indulge yourself in…

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                    Ra-Ikane Luxury Sunset Cruise Victoria Falls

                    3 Hours

                    Enjoy a brief history of the river with a cocktail in hand as you set out on the Sunset Cruise. Nibble on delectable snacks, and be treated to any of the thirst-quenching beverages from the fully-stocked bar, while you take…

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                      African-Eye Photographic Cruise – Victoria Falls

                      3 Hours

                      The Photographic cruise is the ultimate way for both the amatuer and seasoned wildlife photographer to welcome a new day as you celebrate the sunrise, or experience the magnificent sunsets. The photographic cruises are 3 hours long with a unique…

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                        Zambezi Dinner Cruise – Into Africa – Victoria Falls

                        4

                        We offer a safari style dinner cruise on the Zambezi River above the majestic Victoria Falls. Experience the warmth of the sunset while making your way gently up the majestical Zambezi river with the eurythmic sounds of nature complimenting the…

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                          30 Minute Microlight Flight – Livingstone

                          1 Hour

                          The Microlight flights offer unique, uninhibited and literally breathtaking views of the Victoria Falls and the spectacular gorge that the Zambezi River has carved into the surrounding landscape over many thousands of years. This is an experience not to be…

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                          Victoria Falls Luxury Deck Sunset Cruise

                            Pot & Signature Deck Cruise Victoria Falls

                            8 Hours

                            This experience is for the food lovers amongst you, that want to combine great cuisine with a bit of wildlife and nature. An immersive combination experience where the guest is guided by our Chefs and prepare their own Potjie (Pot)…

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                              Seduli Hide Game Viewing – Victoria Falls

                              3 Hours

                              Designed to appear like a termite mound, the ‘Siduli Hide’ is located on the edge of the waterhole, offering a unique opportunity for a Wildlife Viewing Experience up close! A qualified Professional Guide escorts guests on a short walk (5…

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                                Fishing Safaris – Victoria Falls

                                5 Hours

                                For the fishing enthusiast, where can there be a better place to enjoy your passion than the Zambezi River upstream of the Mighty Victoria Falls. With over 75 species in these waters, you can’t go wrong with a fishing excursion…

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                                  Flying Fox, Zip Line – Victoria Falls (WH)

                                  1 Hour

                                  The site is set high up on the spectacular cliffs of the Batoka Gorge between the Victoria Falls Hotel and Victoria Falls Bridge, above rapids No. 3 & 4.  the “Look-out” perched 120 meters above the raging water off the…

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                                  Victoria Falls Gorge Swing

                                    Gorge Swing – Tandem – Victoria Falls

                                    1 Hour

                                    The site is set high up on the spectacular cliffs of the Batoka Gorge between the Victoria Falls Hotel and Victoria Falls Bridge, above rapids No. 3 & 4.  the “Look-out” perched 120 meters above the raging water off the…

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                                      Batoka Gorge Swing, Solo – Victoria Falls

                                      1 Hour

                                      The site is set high up on the spectacular cliffs of the Batoka Gorge between the Victoria Falls Hotel and Victoria Falls Bridge, above rapids No. 3 & 4.  the “Look-out” perched 120 meters above the raging water off the…

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                                        Flying Fox Victoria Falls

                                        1 Hour

                                        The site is set high up on the spectacular cliffs of the Batoka Gorge between the Victoria Falls Hotel and Victoria Falls Bridge, above rapids No. 3 & 4.  the “Look-out” perched 120 meters above the raging water off the…

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                                          Elephant Encounter Victoria Falls – Walk with Giants

                                          3 Hours

                                          The Wild Horizons Elephant Sanctuary and Orphanage offer eco-conscious travellers an authentic and positive elephant encounter. Non-riding elephant experiences provide guests a truly meaningful and rich interactive learning experience. Wild Horizons invests extensively in the sanctuary in order to ensure…

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                                            Canopy Tour – Victoria Falls

                                            2.5 Hours

                                            “Tree top adventure offering a unique birds-eye view of one the seven natural wonders of the world”. The Vic Falls Canopy Tour, Gorge Swing and Adventure Slides site is set high up on the spectacular cliffs of the Batoka Gorge…

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                                              Half Day Victoria Falls Trip ex Livingstone

                                              6.5 Hours

                                              If you are staying in Livingstone, it is highly recommended that you take a trip across to Zimbabwe to view the Victoria Falls. About two-thirds of the Victoria Falls lie in Zimbabwe and the neatly laid out paths lead to…

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                                                Zambezi River Lunch Cruise – Victoria Falls

                                                3 Hours

                                                Escape the heat of the African lunchtime sun, as you cruise above the Victoria Falls on the mighty Zambezi River with cold drinks and a freshly prepared lunch from our on board Kitchens. Our attentive staff will ensure that you…

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                                                Signature Sunset Cruise + 12/13 Minute Helicopter Flight + Guided Tour Of The Falls + Chobe Day Trip – from Victoria Falls

                                                Multiple Days

                                                A “Flight of the Angels” and a magnificent Sunset Cruise together with a Guided Tour of Victoria Falls, combination, three of the most iconic experiences in Victoria Falls and then top this up with a day trip to the famous…

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                                                Victoria Falls Signature Deck Sunset Cruise
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                                                Signature Sunset Cruise & 25 Minute Helicopter Flight

                                                3 Hours

                                                A “Flight of the Angels” 25 minute flight and a magnificent Sunset Cruise combination, two of the best experiences you can have in Victoria Falls. The Zambezi Explorer Signature deck provides the ultimate cruise experience on the upper Zambezi River,…

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                                                Signature Sunset Cruise & 12/13 Minute Helicopter Flight

                                                4 Hours

                                                A “Flight of the Angels” and a magnificent Signature Sunset Cruise combination, two of the best experiences you can have in Victoria Falls. The Zambezi Explorer Signature deck provides the ultimate cruise experience on the upper Zambezi River. Indulge in…

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                                                Luxury Sunset Cruise & 12/13 Minute Helicopter Flight

                                                A “Flight of the Angels” and a magnificent Sunset Cruise combination, two of the best experiences you can have in Victoria Falls. The Zambezi Explorer Luxury deck provides an amazing cruise experience on the upper Zambezi River, you will indulge…

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                                                  Bridge Swing Victoria Falls

                                                  1 Hour

                                                  The Victoria Falls Bridge has got to be one of the most scenic and Spectacular spots in Southern Africa, with the Mighty Victoria Falls as your backdrop and the spectacular Zambezi River 111 meters  below you flowing through the Batoka…

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                                                    Cultural Village Tour – Victoria Falls

                                                    3 Hours

                                                    Prepare to be amazed as you enter a different world, where a way of life continues as it has done for centuries, enabling you to go back in time. Clients are taken to an authentic African village approximately 20km from…

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                                                      Siduli Hide

                                                      The Siduli Hide is an authentic wild experience. This is a great chance to have some exciting close-up encounters with wildlife in Victoria Falls.

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                                                        Victoria Falls Day Trip from Chobe

                                                        9 Hours

                                                        If you are staying in Chobe, it is highly recommended that you take a trip across to Zimbabwe to view the Victoria Falls which is a 100% bucket list requirement for anyone visiting the area. About two-thirds of the Victoria…

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                                                          Chobe Day Trip ex Victoria Falls

                                                          11 Hours

                                                          Please note that the Chobe Day Trips takes place in Botswana. Visas may be required and fees may apply. A Chobe Day Trip is a unique opportunity to experience some of the best game viewing in Africa. If you are…

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                                                          Guided Tour Victoria Falls – Zimbabwe

                                                          3 Hours

                                                          View the majestic Victoria Falls. The Falls are commonly described as one of The Seven Natural Wonders of the World and Zimbabwe boasts some of the most spectacular views. To discover how the Falls were formed and what local customs…

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                                                            Bridge Slide from Victoria Falls (Solo)

                                                            1 Hour

                                                            The Bridge Slide is exciting and mildly adventurous but friendly for all ages from six years and up. Beginning from a platform on the Zambian edge, the zipline glides 300 metres over the rapids in the Batoka Gorge below affording…

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                                                              Boma Dinner & Drum Show – Victoria Falls

                                                              4 Hours

                                                              The Boma – Dinner & Drum show is non-stop entertainment from the moment you are ceremoniously dressed in your “chitenge” (sarong), to the traditional dance performances, face painting, a fortune teller and more, to the renowned interactive drumming show. The…

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                                                                Elephant Art Safari from Victoria Falls

                                                                4 Hours

                                                                The Wild Horizons Elephant Sanctuary and Art of Africa have teamed up to create an eco conscious and unique elephant experience, brought to life by the artistic strokes of your fingertips, while surrounded by the African bush. An open-design thatch…

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                                                                  White Water Rafting – Victoria Falls

                                                                  8 Hours

                                                                  Raft the biggest white water rafting rapids in the World at Victoria Falls. Raft below the Victoria Falls along the mighty Zambezi River. The white water rafting below the Victoria Falls is commonly recognised as the best Grade 5 white…

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                                                                    Pure Africa Waterfront Dinner

                                                                    Take a seat at your personalized table with interesting textures creating a subtle and elegant look, gazing out at the Zambezi River whilst the Pure Africa team serves up a culinary delight.

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                                                                      Pure Africa Waterfront Cocktails

                                                                      Situated on the banks of the Zambezi River with manicured lawns and towering Ilala Palm trees, cocktails and canapés are served as the sun slowly sets behind the horizon.

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                                                                        Vintage Car Hire – Victoria Falls

                                                                        1 Hour

                                                                        Experience special occasions and special experiences in style. Victoria Falls has a special place in the history of Southern Africa and from the first sighting of Victoria Falls by a European in 1855 to the start of the European Settlement…

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                                                                          Zambezi Lunch Safari – Victoria Falls

                                                                          4 Hours

                                                                          There is something special about combining a safari game drive with outdoor dining. Knowing one minute you might be gazing upon a herd of elephants and the next, choosing what to eat off the lunch menu with a your favourite…

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