Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

One of the natural wonders of the world, Victoria Falls is a majestic and breathtaking sight. It’s raging torrents fall into the Zambezi River’s impressive gorges far below. This is the place for slow sunset cruises down the Zambezi River, white water rafting if you’re feeling adventurous, or exploring The Falls on a guided tour. Situated right on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia, the waterfall is spectacular any time of year. It’s fuller after the rainy season from March to May – but also has more spray.

The quaint town, Victoria Falls, is dotted with luxury lodges that make the most of the magnificent views. With plentiful restaurants, visitors are able to enjoy gourmet delights and wonderful landscapes of dreamy Zimbabwe. Victoria Falls is the gateway to exploring Zimbabwe’s most famous parks: Hwange National Park, Mana Pools and Lake Kariba (where you can experience a stay on a luxury houseboat).

Highlights in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

  • Take to the skies on the legendary Flight of the Angels – an unforgettable helicopter flight over the waterfall
  • Book a 111-meter bungee jump at Victoria Falls
  • Experience the Zambezi Gorge through white water rafting, power-boating or river boarding
  • Book a day trip to Chobe National Park in nearby Botswana

Featured Accommodation

andBeyond Matetsi River Lodge

andBeyond Matetsi River Lodge lies in a private reserve 40 km (25 miles) upstream of Victoria Falls. Two camps, each with nine suites (including a family suite), stretch out along the bank of the Zambezi River. Suite interiors are light and airy with a simple elegance and contemporary feel. Enjoy…

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The Elephant Camp

Situated on a private concession within The Victoria Falls National Park and bounded by the Masuwe River and the Zambezi gorges, The Elephant Camp has breathtaking views of the Victoria Falls’ spray, and the spectacular gorges that separate Zimbabwe and Zambia. The Elephant Camp is a luxury lodge with 12…

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Victoria Falls Safari Club

Victoria Falls Safari Club lies 4km upstream of the Falls, facing out over a waterhole where elephant often gather. The 20-room Club sits on the grounds of Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, but is set away from the larger lodge. Choose between comfortable rooms or suites each with butler-style service, a…

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Victoria Falls Hotel

Known as the “Grand Old Lady of The Falls, the Victoria Falls Hotel has a 110-year history of hosting royal families, statesmen and celebrities. Wide lawns lead to views of the famous railway bridge and the spray rising up from thundering Victoria Falls, which lies just a 10-minute walk away….

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Ilala Lodge

Ilala Lodge lies a short walk from the Zimbabwe side of Victoria Falls. This lovely hotel has 56 rooms in three wings. Stay on the upper tier in the West Wind or Pool Wing and, when the Zambezi River is in full flood, you can sit on your balcony and…

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This Southern Africa safari delivers on beautiful beaches, Big Five game viewing and a city-to-bush experience. Kick off your 11-day stay at the Waterfront in Cape Town before heading into the bush to the famous Timbavati Private Nature Reserve. Timbavati shares an unfenced border with Kruger National Park, and game…

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Mana Pools National Park

The life-giving power of the Zambezi River makes Mana Pools National Park one of Zimbabwe’s most lush and flourishing regions, designated as the country’s second World Heritage Site and known as one of the continent’s premier game-viewing regions. Canoe trips are offered year round and provide a unique and memorable…

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Hwange National Park

Hwange National Park is Zimbabwe’s largest reserve, and home to a profusion of wildlife including large herds of elephant, buffalo, sable and roan antelope, and plenty of predators too. Hwange’s mix of woodland and grassland makes for productive game viewing all year round, but the best time to visit the…

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