Destination: Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls Holidays

The largest waterfall in the world and a Unesco World Heritage Site. Victoria Falls is situated on the Zambezi River at the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe and is also known as ‘The Smoke That Thunders’, from its  indigenous name Mosi-oa-Tuny ( The Smoke That Thunders) . The Falls are  well connected to other destinations with direct flights to Cape Town,  Johannesburg , Kruger and short road transfers to the Chobe National Park in Botswana.

Visitors to this area enjoy an excellent assortment of activities. If it’s high adrenaline you looking for, theres plenty to keep you busy. White water  rafting here is the wildest in the world, with bungee jumping, canoeing, and  gorge swinging not too far behind. Seasoned daredevils will relish a swim in the aptly titled Devil’s Pool, the pool right at the top of the Falls.

The national parks of Victoria Falls and Mosi-oa Tunya contain plenty of  wildlife to spot on game drives and walking safaris in the area. Guests to  Victoria Falls can enjoy river cruises, shopping expeditions to Victoria Falls  town and excursions to the local villages to get to know the people.

Frequently Asked Questions

Victoria Falls is a year round destination. If you want to go during the best time to see the falls, high water is between the months of January and June  with March/April being the peak. This is one of the best times to see the Falls  from the air, as the spray is thick with amazing rainbows.

If you want to swim to Devil’s Pool, the pool is accessible during the drier  months of the year, usually between August/September and  December/January.

Summer is from around October to April and it gets quite hot – above 30°C in  the day with warm nights.

Both sides of the falls have plenty of high quality accommodation options catering to all budgets and needs. The first thing to think about is ‘low water’  or ‘high water’. Low water is between August and January – this is when there  is very little spray and you can really see the Falls’ formation. This is  also when you are able to swim in Devil’s Pool, the thrilling experience of  swimming in a rock pool right on the edge of the Falls, on the Livingstone  side. During the very dry months, from mid-September to December, the Falls on the Zambian side dries up and this usually sways people to stay on the Zimbabwean side as it flows throughout the year.

We would suggest at least a 2 night stay with 2 day’s available for activities and sightseeing. Victoria Falls is very well connected with daily flights from  Johannesburg, regular flights to the Kruger National Park and Cape Town and a  short road transfer to the Chobe National Park in Botswana.

Victoria Falls is a low risk malaria area and precautions should be taken.

Where to stay in The Victoria Falls

Destination Victoria Falls

Royal Livingstone Hotel

Perfectly located on the banks of the Zambezi River and with incredible views of the falls.


Destination Victoria Falls

The River Club

Exclusive accommodation on the banks of the Zambezi River.


Combination Tours Including Vic Falls

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Chobe and Victoria Falls Tour

From R36,700.00 per person

A 6 day classic all inclusive family adventure visiting Victoria Falls and Chobe National Park.

Classic Southern Africa

From R70,800.00 per person

A 8 day classic all inclusive luxury tour visiting the Sabi Sands Game Reserve, Victoria Falls and Cape Town.

Victoria Falls Holiday

From R12,200.00 per person

Two nights accommodation at a choice of lodges including exciting activities.