A Natural Wonder of the World, Victoria Falls is a magical realm of mist-soaked rain forest shrouded by the deafening roar of cascading water.
The rickety railings at the sheer precipice are excitement enough for some. Others take it to the extreme, swimming in a whirlpool at the falls' edge. Whichever category of thrill-seeker you fit, Victoria Falls cannot fail to enthral with its might and multitude of picturesque vantage points.
Everyone is catered for out here in the self-styled adventure capital of Africa. The only problem is choosing what to do so here's an abbreviated list of the most popular activities in and around Victoria Falls.
We have the latest information on water levels and predictions are possible because the river lives on rainfall thousands of km away, offering a few months lag time.
Zimbabwe is the better side of Victoria Falls. Zambia offers great close-ups and some spectacular vantage points. But Zimbabwe has by far the greater share of Falls frontage, picturesque views and year-round flow.
Our Top Victoria Falls Tours & Safaris
Best of Namibia Botswana and Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls, Chobe National Park, Okavango Delta, Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, Caprivi, Damaraland, Etosha National Park, Kalahari, Sossusvlei, Swakopmund, Windhoek
US $9170 pp
Victoria Falls and Best of Botswana Safari
Victoria Falls, Central Kalahari Game Reserve, Chobe National Park, Okavango Delta, Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
Namibia Chobe and Victoria Falls Safari
Victoria Falls, Chobe National Park, Caprivi, Damaraland, Etosha National Park, Skeleton Coast, Sossusvlei, Swakopmund, Windhoek
US $2560 pp
Essential Zambia Safari
Victoria Falls, South Luangwa National Park, Lower Zambezi National Park, Kafue National Park
Zambia Highlights Safari
Victoria Falls, South Luangwa National Park, Lower Zambezi National Park