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Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls holidays


Victoria Falls has been captivating travellers for more than a century, ever since the Victoria Falls Bridge was constructed. 

Victoria Falls were named by Dr David Livingstone, the first European to see what is now considered one of the world's great natural wonders. They are actually a series of separate falls, which extend for 1.7 kilometres. As the Zambezi cascades over the rim of the falls into a 100-metre-deep gorge, some of the water is thrust upwards as a fine spray that produces beautiful rainbows.

Victoria Falls

The Zambia section of Victoria Falls lies within Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, but it's well worth seeing them from the Zimbabwe side as well. The Victoria Falls Bridge forms the border between the countries and it's easy enough to cross into Zimbabwe to visit Victoria Falls and Zambezi National Park. Scenic ‘flight of angel' helicopter flights above the falls provide an alternative perspective.

Zambezi National Park

Others choose to brave the Devil's Pool, a naturally formed plunge pool at the very edge of the Main Falls, approached via Livingstone Island. The waters of the Zambezi flow steadily past before dropping into the tumult below, known as the Boiling Pot. The Victoria Falls Bridge remains a good vantage point for watching the Zambezi River as it rushes through Batoka Gorge and daredevil bungee jumpers leaping from the bridge.


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Top itineraries in Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Cape Town, Kruger & Victoria Falls

11-day tailor-made holiday from £4,215 pp incl. flights

Discover Cape Town and its neighbouring delights of world-famous Kruger National Park and epic Victoria Falls with this spectacular Africa showcase.

Zambezi National Park, Zimbabwe

Discover Hwange & Victoria Falls‬

12-day tailor-made holiday from £4,180 pp incl. flights

Staying in forest villas and luxury camps, return from Big-Five safaris to all-inclusive gourmet dining and waterhole sundowners. Included excursions range from game drives, bush walks and rail safaris to visits to local communities, San Bushmen sites and that natural wonder, Victoria Falls.

Top places to stay in Victoria Falls

Tongabezi, Victoria Falls, Zambia

Tongabezi, Victoria Falls

Traditional lodge

Set under shady trees and away from the crowds, the camp mixes romance and exclusivity and makes for an excellent honeymoon or romantic holiday retreat.

Matetsi Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Matetsi Victoria Falls

Designer safari lodge

Return from a world wonder to an all-inclusive spread of safaris, wine-paired dining and private-pool accommodation.

Royal Chundu, Victoria Falls

Royal Chundu, Victoria Falls

Contemporary lodge

It’s hard to imagine a more private and peaceful setting than at Royal Chundu. Zambia’s first Relais & Châteaux property, which has two lodges, sits on a private stretch of the Zambezi, 30 kilometers upstream from Victoria Falls.

Courtyard, Victoria Falls Hotel

Victoria Falls Hotel, Zimbabwe

Historic hotel

This elegant colonial hotel dates back to 1904 and was among the first hotels to be built in near Africa’s most iconic waterfall.

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