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What to Do in Victoria Falls

What to Do in Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls holidays give you the opportunity to discover one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World. Known locally as Mosi-Oa-Tunya (the smoke that thunders) Victoria Falls has been one of Africa’s premier destinations for world travellers for more than a century and evokes all the romance and awe of the Livingstone era.

Our Victoria Falls packages can be booked for either Zambia or Zimbabwe, with each providing a unique viewpoint of the falls and offering an abundance of activities. Make your African adventure one that you will never forget and explore all that Victoria Falls has to offer.

From hiking and cruising to game viewing, here’s our list of things to do in Victoria Falls:

Tour of the Victoria Falls

Explore the majestic Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World, on a fascinating Victoria Falls guided tour. Wander through the spray-drenched rainforest as your expert guide shares all the fascinating facts about the history, formation, fauna and flora of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. You’ll be spoilt with the best views of the Falls, the Cataracts and Livingstone’s statue.

Flight of Angels Helicopter Ride

Take off on an exhilarating 13-minute helicopter flight for an unforgettable chance to appreciate the extent of the majestic Victoria Falls from above. Marvel at the enormous chasm, the zigzag gorges and the hundreds of small islands upstream in the vast Zambezi River.

Jet Boat Sunset Cruise

Enjoy a relaxing sunset boat cruise whilst viewing the rising spray from the majestic Victoria Falls. You will visit parts of the river previously only accessible by canoe. Meander gently through the cluster of islands and discover the secret hideaways of hippo and elephant as well as the fascinating flora and fauna. A truly soulful journey full of ambience, this activity is highly recommended for photographers and naturalists.

Chobe Day Trip

Departing from Victoria Falls, this day trip will give you the chance to enjoy unique wildlife viewing in the Chobe National Park. This Victoria Falls day trip includes a morning cruise on the Chobe River, lunch, and an afternoon game drive.

Lake Kariba Fly-in

Experience the ultimate in leisure on this Victoria Falls travel package to Lake Kariba. Covering over 5 500 square kilometres, Lake Kariba appears as a flourishing inland sea, dotted with islands and teaming with aquatic and shore life. Spectacular views and dramatic sunsets create glimmering, golden waterscapes that rejuvenate and inspire the soul. Your lodge is set high on the hills flanking the lake, overlooking Kariba and the Zambezi Escarpment.

Mana Pools Fly-in

Embark on a 4-day safari getaway to Mana Pools, which gives sanctuary to the largest hippo and crocodile population in Zimbabwe, as well as an abundance of other game and bird life. Pontoons and canoes provide a unique game viewing experience where you can truly experience Africa’s wild side.

Our Top Victoria Falls Tours

  • Zambia Victoria Falls Fly-in: Experience one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World on this two-night fly-in Victoria Falls safari. Stand in the footsteps of David Livingstone, feel the spray on your face and hear the roar in your ears as you experience the same awe and wonder at the extraordinary spectacle of the Victoria Falls.

  • Zimbabwe Victoria Falls Getaway: Explore the historic Victoria Falls village and its wild, unspoilt surrounds in Zimbabwe. Experience the most classic views of the “smoke that thunders” on a guided walking safari through the rainforest to the best vantage points of this World Heritage Site. This two-night getaway includes a sunset cruise on the mighty Zambezi River with its hippos, crocodiles and riverbank game viewing.

With Victoria Falls only a two-hour flight from Johannesburg, why not bookend your experience with a Kruger Park safari? Our Kruger National Park tours include the area’s adjoining private reserves and concessions to offer you the choice of exclusive safaris or more affordable Kruger National Park holidays.

  • Kruger Park Explorer: Explore South Africa’s most famous wildlife destination on this guided 4-day Kruger Park safari. Set out on game drives in search of rich African wildlife and marvel at the expansive vistas of the Panorama Route and the unique landscape of the Blyde River Canyon, one of the largest canyons on earth.

  • Kruger Park Uncovered: For the ultimate Kruger Park safari, this luxury 3-day tour will give you exciting close encounters with the Big 5 and many other animals and birds. All you need to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the wilderness from your open safari vehicle.

  • Kruger Park Safari Getaway: Experience the Kruger on a 2-day tailor-made safari with Springbok Atlas. Enjoy early morning and sunset game drives, high tea in the bush, starlit dining at a private lodge and up-close wildlife encounters.

Enquire now about Victoria Falls packages from Springbok Atlas.