VICTORIA FALLS

One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, Victoria Falls is one of Zambia’s most popular tourist attractions.
Victoria Falls
WEATHER
MONTH
TEMP °C
-
RAIN (CM)
-
HRS OF SUN
-
UV INDEX
-

Victoria Falls Holidays

Pool area at The Royal Livingstone by Anantara

Hotel Hotel Icon
The Royal Livingstone by Anantara
On the banks of the Zambezi River, you are only 10 minutes’ walk from Victoria Falls, one of the most amazing natural wonders in the world....
DISCOVER MORE
Pool Pavilion at Victoria Falls Hotel, Zimbabwe

Hotel Hotel Icon
Victoria Falls Hotel
This hotel was established in 1904 and has remained one of the most luxurious hotels in Africa ever since....
DISCOVER MORE
Western & Oriental - BROCHURES
BE INSPIRED
BROCHURES
Western & Oriental - Get A Quote
EXPERT ADVICE
ENQUIRE NOW
Western & Oriental - Call Us
GIVE US A CALL
0207 666 1234

Victoria Falls Overview


One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, Victoria Falls is one of Zambia’s most popular tourist attractions. On Victoria Falls holidays you can walk in the footsteps of famous explorer David Livingstone. You’ll soon see why the local tribes that guided Livingstone here in 1855 named the falls Mosi-oa-Tunya – meaning ‘the smoke that thunders’; the water falls at a rate of over 1,000 metres per second, crashing down the 108-metre-high cliff in the world’s largest sheet of falling water.

The sound that it makes, especially during the ‘dry’ season, sounds like the Earth caving in and visiting the falls is an incredibly visceral experience – you’ll need to prepare for a thorough soaking should you wish to get up close to the falls themselves. There are several viewpoints from the Zambian side, linked by walkways through the rainforest which grows along the banks of the Zambezi River, though the spray from the falls can be seen from many kilometres away.

We’d recommend visiting during the dry season, between April and July, when the falls are at their fullest. As the series of cataracts that make up the waterfall span the Zambian-Zimbabwean border, the most comprehensive tour includes viewpoints form either side. However, for the ultimate perspective we’d highly recommend the ‘Flight of the Angels’ for an aerial view, where you’ll soar over the great waterfall in a light aircraft or helicopter in an unforgettable vantage.

As well as the falls, the area is home to Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, which follows the banks of the upper Zambezi River for about 12 kilometres. Here you can take a boat trip along the river at sunset for a leisurely evening spotting large game and birdlife, visit local villages or cross into Botswana’s neighbouring Chobe National Park. Adrenalin junkies can head to the Zambezi Gorges for bungee jumping and white-water rafting.


Our Destination Experts are on hand to advise on all aspects of holidays to Victoria Falls. Call us today for more information and travel inspiration.


Western & Oriental - BROCHURES
BE INSPIRED
BROCHURES
Western & Oriental - Get A Quote
EXPERT ADVICE
ENQUIRE NOW
Western & Oriental - Call Us
GIVE US A CALL
0207 666 1234
FOLLOW US 
Western & Oriental - Call Us Call: 02076661234
ATOL, ABTA, IATA Protected
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER