Searching after trendy new travel destinations ? Victoria Falls may be the location you are dreaming about. Once you’ve had enough on throwing yourself at, in and around Victoria Falls, why not take a flight above it – in an open air propeller powered giant kite?! It actually feels like you are flying. The wind is real, the height is real – the view is incredible. If you have already flown in a helicopter – this is the closest you can get to flying without putting on a wing suit! And if you haven’t flown in a helicopter…
So from the tame to the extreme, for those of you who are brave enough, bungee-jumping is definitely one of the top things to do in Victoria Falls if you want to test the fear factor to the max! Operated by the Zambezi Adrenaline Company, bungee jumping at Vic Falls involves throwing yourself off the bridge that straddles the Zimbabwe and Zambia border, diving head first into the canyon below, then bouncing back up and doing it all again! Shoestrings Backpackers is a little hostel well-located in the centre of Victoria Falls town and offering some great prices – especially if you opt for camping over a dorm or room! With a great bar area that gets pretty lively most evenings, you’re sure to make friends here as you laze by the pool or enjoy the shady garden area. See additional details at Book Victoria Falls Hotels.
Both countries offer a range of accommodations from deluxe to simple guest houses, though many on the Zambian side are in the town of Livingstone, several miles from the falls. Victoria Falls is a frequent add-on to wildlife safaris, whether in Zambia, Zimbabwe, Chobe National Park in Botswana (the nearest major game park) or those further afield. You can also take horseback safaris, elephant rides, or even commune with lions.
White Water Rafting on the Zambezi River: One of the best places in the world for white water rafting, this is a not-to-be-missed adventure activity at Vic Falls. The British Canoe Union has ranked the Zambezi at Victoria Falls as Grade 5 river rafting with: “extremely difficult, long and violent rapids, steep gradients, big drops and pressure areas”. Whitewater rafting down the Zambezi is definitely an adrenaline-inducing experience! Choose from half-day to full- or multi-day rafting trips down the Zambezi River. You’ll be navigating some of the best rapids in the world in the famous Batoka Gorge! The best time to go white water rafting at Vic Falls is between July and February when the water levels are low. Whitewater rafting operations close shop around April to May depending on the rains. Find additional info at https://visitfalls.com/.