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Victoria Falls Activities

Get the most out of your Victoria Falls safari and book your Victoria Falls activities now. You are after all visiting the adventure capital of Africa. So what are you waiting for? Feast on this delicious platter of awesome things to do in Victoria Falls and get booking!

Not sure where to start? No problem. We've made it easy for you by splitting the Victoria Falls activities into categories. Pick the one that best suits your mood and... yes, you guessed it. Get booking!

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Helicopter Flights

River Cruises

Scenic, Wildlife & Nature

Adrenalin Activities

Food & Cultural Activities

Most Popular Victoria Falls Activities

Victoria Falls Activity Packages

Flights & Cruises

Scenic, Wildlife & Nature

Adrenalin Activities

Food & Cultural Activities

Child Friendly Victoria Falls Activities

We know your kids are important and we want them to have as much fun in Victoria Falls as you do. That is why we think the children deserve their very own section on this website. So we have dedicated this space to the children on safari and put together a special list of child friendly activities in Victoria Falls and things to do in Victoria Falls for your little ones.

Victoria Falls Activities For Children

Explore The Map Of All The Victoria Falls Activities

Have a look at the map below to find out where all the best Victoria Falls activities take place. Although you would usually be picked up from your hotel for your Victoria Falls activities, it is nice to get a bearing on your location while you visit Victoria Falls.

Victoria Falls Activities Prices

Victoria Falls activity prices at a glance. View all the activity prices below and select the ones that fall within your budge. Please note that some of the Victoria Falls activity prices listed below exclude National Parks fees that are payable on arrival at the activity.

Victoria Falls Activities FAQ's

Below is a list of some frequently asked questions about Victoria Falls activities. If you have any questions that we don't answer below, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to assist you with advice or any queries you may have with regards to what activities to do while you visit Victoria Falls.

We accept guests of all ages on most Victoria Falls activities. However, there are a few Adventurous Victoria Falls activities that are too dangerous for young children such as bungee jumping (minimum age 14 years) and white water rafting. (minimum age 15 years)

Children under the age of 12 pay half price on most Victoria Falls activities. The helicopter flights are an exception where children pay the full amount.

National Parks fees are not part of Victoria Falls activities prices. They are an additional fee charged by the Government when you enter the National Park, and help to maintain the Victoria Falls, Zambezi River and the surrounding National Park areas. These fees are to paid on arrival before your Victoria Falls activity if applicable.

Your safety and enjoyment are our main concern. Your Victoria Falls activities may be delayed due to weather conditions. Normally rainstorms only last about half an hour in Victoria Falls, so be patient, we will try to ensure you get to experience your activity. If you are unable to do the activity in Victoria Falls because of bad weather, we will refund you for the activity in full.

The water level of the Zambezi River varies remarkably throughout the year and this does affect some of the activities in Victoria Falls. The Victoria Falls region receives seasonal rainfall, and therefore the amount of water flowing over the Victoria Falls changes drastically.

The water level is at its lowest point around November each year. At this time of year the water falls mainly in the deeper section of the river on the Zimbabwean side of the Victoria Falls. During the low water season some areas of the Zambian side dry up completely leaving a gigantic crack of exposed bare rock in the earth. This may not be as spectacular as the Victoria Falls in full flood.

The water level is at its highest between April and May. During these months the Victoria Falls are a thundering wall of falling water and the spray from the falls can obscure the view.

So which time of year is best for Victoria Falls activities and to visit Victoria Falls? The real answer is all year round. During the dryer months between June and September you are more likely to spot wildlife in Victoria Falls, but during the wetter months, the Victoria Falls themselves are more impressive.

During the Jurassic Period (150-200 million years ago), volcanic activity resulted in thick basalt deposits covering large parts of Southern Africa. As the lava cooled and solidified, cracks appeared in the hard basalt crust, which were filled with clay and lime. Erosion and the course of the mighty Zambezi River cut through these softer materials, forming the first of a series of waterfalls and providing us with some adventurous Victoria Falls activities.

We've summed up all the best activities and things to do in Vicotria Falls

To give you an overview of the Victoria Falls activities on offer and what to do when you visit, we have outlined what we think should be on your bucket list when you get here. Give us your feedback on the Victoria Falls activities that you have experienced, and advise your fellow travellers on the best things to do in Victoria Falls.

Zambezi River Cruise Activities

One of the best things to do in Victoria Falls is a Zambezi River Sunset CruiseA cruise on the mighty Zambezi River is a fantastic way to relax at the end of a fun filled day of activities in Victoria Falls. Which makes this a must do activity in Victoria Falls. That is why we offer a number of Zambezi River Cruise options for you to choose from, as we wouldn't want you to miss out. Choose from a number of variations of the most popular Classic, Luxury or Signature Sunset Cruises and sip gin & tonics as the sun sinks into the mighty Zambezi River. Or spoil yourself to a romantic Dinner Cruise and enjoy a four course meal as you float above the Victoria Falls. The cruise options in Victoria Falls are aplenty and cater for a range of budgets and preferences. Browse the below Zambezi River cruise options and select the one that best suits you.

DinnerSignautreLuxuryClassic • Lunch • Breakfast

Victoria Falls Helicopter Flights

A helicopter flight over the magnificent Victoria Falls is a once in a lifetime Victoria Falls activity not to be missed. The sight of the thundering waterfall from the sky will leave you awestruck. Soar above the towering wall of mist created by the Victoria Falls, and be mesmerised as you witness the largest sheet of falling water in the World. Take a moment to appreciate this natural wonder and absorb the scenes that will not quickly fade from memory. And don't forget to take advantage of the numerous photographic opportunities you will get as you experience this helicopter flight over the Victoria Falls. Choose from the most popular Flight of Angels (13 min) helicopter flight or explore more of the Victoria Falls area on the longer Zambezi Spectacular (25 min) helicopter flight.

Flight of AngelsZambezi Spectacular

Scenic, Wildlife & Nature Activities In Victoria Falls

Not the adventurous type? Get to know the Big 5 from the safety of a safari vehicle on a game drive. See elephants, rhinos, lions, buffalo and leopards roam the African bush.  There are so many scenic activities in Victoria Falls, but the most important thing to do during your visit is a tour of the Victoria Falls themselves. Victoria Falls as a destination also offers a good variety of wildlife activities such as a full day trip to the Chobe National Park, or a game drive in a Big 5 concession.

Victoria Falls Guided TourChobe Day TripElephant Back SafariGame DriveWalk With Lions

Victoria Falls Adrenalin Activities

So you like a good adrenaline rush do you? One of the most adventurous things to do in Victoria Falls is bungee jumping. The 111-meter drop will give you four seconds to enjoy the view before you reach the bottom of your bungee, and you’re on your way up again. Just remember to bring your passport. The Zambezi River is the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe so you’ll need it when walking onto the bridge which connects the two countries. If the bungee jump doesn't tickle your fancy why not try a bridge swing or for the more passive the bridge slide. Whatever your flavour, the Victoria Falls bridge hosts and array and adventurous Victoria Falls activities. Alternatively why not take to the rapids and challenge yourself to a day of white water rafting on the World famous Zambezi rapids.

Bungee JumpBridge SwingBridge SlideWhite Water Rafting

Food & Cultural Victoria Falls Activities

Visit Victoria Falls and explore the diverse culinary and immersive cultural side of this amazing destination. Spend an evening at the Boma Dinner & Drum Show or visit a traditional Village as you’re introduced to some of the people who call the Victoria Falls home. A visit to an authentic African village will give you a chance to interact with villagers and experience rural life first-hand. Watch them go about their daily lives and see how different life is in Africa. This is one of the most rewarding Victoria Falls activities and you can get involved in some of the community empowerment and development initiatives in Victoria Falls.

Boma Dinner & Drum ShowSteam Train Dinner • Traditional Village Tour

Victoria Falls Activity Packages

Experience more and pay less when you book our Victoria Falls activity packages. We have curated a combination of awesome Victoria Falls activities that we think you would like to experience together at discounted rates. When you book Victoria Falls activity packages you get the best bang for your buck and are able to make the most out of your visit to Victoria Falls.

Child Friendly Victoria Falls Activities

Although the majority of the activities in Victoria Falls are directed towards adults, there are a few things to do in Victoria Falls for children. Most of the child friendly activities in Victoria Falls charge children half price. So bring them along and make memories with the whole family.

Boma Dinner & Drum ShowTraditional Village TourZambezi TramBridge SlideVictoria Falls Tour

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