Victoria Falls Activities
The Zambesia region offers several world-renowned golf courses including the Elephant Hills golf course, Victoria Falls and the Mowana Golf Course, Botswana.
Elephant Hills Hotel is world-famous for its 18-hole championship golf course which was first opened for play at Victoria Falls in 1974, designed by International circuit star Gary Player.
There is a natural game path established between the course’s perimeter fence and the River to allow game access to natural water. Mowana Golf Course is part of the Cresta Mowana Lodge complex and offers a well maintained nine-hole golf course with plenty of water. While on the course, it is not uncommon to see Warthogs, Waterbuck, Impala, Baboons and Elephant whilst having a game of golf.
Teams are forced to rely on their wit and ingenuity, crisis management, decision-making, lateral thinking, problem solving and communication on a voyage…
that takes them exploring, navigating and bargaining, fuelled by initiative and desperation not to finish last. Some of the programme’s events may include visiting a cultural village, undertaking tasks in the museum, bargaining for goods and completing crosswords, whilst following a trail of clues in order to finish their programmes.
For cultural enthusiasts the Interactive Village Challenge requires teams to navigate a map and locate the appropriate homesteads where they will be presented with their challenge. Teams can be guided through everyday farming techniques by a local family or participate in the construction of a local hut through interactive exercises.
CSR projects are also offered in a variety of communities across the region.
Each team-building activity is designed to be both fun and educational, giving participants a sense of accomplishment while also introducing a small but important element of competition.
Canter through the open bush, explore hidden paths & roam through wilderness areas on a Victoria Falls Horse Safari. Surrounded by National Park and Game…
area, Victoria Falls allows access to the rugged and varied riding country, providing a superb wilderness experience for all levels of rider.
You may track elephants, buffalo and other game to the shady banks of the Zambezi River, or ride within feet of shy impala or kudu. Even a short novice ride provides amazing potential safari encounters and one of the most adventurous ways to view wild game in Victoria Falls.
The safari is approximately 2.5 hours, so sit back, take hold of the reins and enjoy!
Half-Day Bird Watching Safari
There are over 415 species of birds documented in and around the town of Victoria Falls and the surrounding region, which includes…
a variety of habitats.
Explore these wild areas with our qualified bird guides, in search of Rock Pratincole, Grey-headed Parrot, African Skimmer, White-backed Night Heron, African Finfoot, Collared Palm Thrush, Dickinson’s Kestrel, Western Banded Snake Eagle and many more!
The most popular bird watching safari is the early morning half day trip, which lasts no less than four hours in duration.
A light breakfast, tea/coffee and mineral waters are served during the course of the morning. The safari consists of using an open 4X4 vehicle in combination with short walks.
So be prepared and bring your binoculars!
Game drive in an open 4X4 vehicle in one of the Zambesia region’s renowned parks including the Zambezi National Park, Chobe National Park and the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park.
The scenic Zambezi National Park in Zimbabwe offers riverside game viewing for some 50 kilometres along the Zambezi River, with pristine wilderness, abundant wildlife and spectacular sunsets.
Across the river on the Zambian side is the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park which is home to a variety of larger mammal species, including lion, elephant, buffalo, giraffe, zebra and several species of antelope.
The Chobe National Park is found in Kasane, Botswana, 85km from the Victoria Falls, the park is famous for its impressive shifting migratory population of more than 50 000 elephants and is bordered to the north by the mighty Chobe River.
Guided by knowledgeable rangers you will go in search of the Big Five and experience the sights, sounds and smells of Africa. The morning game drive concludes with a bush breakfast. The afternoon game drive is never complete without a stop with some snacks and drinks as you watch the sun set behind the Africa bush.
Traditional Village Visit
Prepare to be amazed as you enter a different world, where a way of life continues as it has done for centuries, enabling you to go back in time. Clients are taken to..
an authentic African village where they are given the opportunity to watch local villagers going about their daily tasks. The tour enables the client to see tribal life first hand, visiting rural homes, watching their fields being tended and possibly getting the chance to help in some of the day-to-day chores.
Guided Tour of the Falls
The main attraction and the most compelling reason to visit this extraordinary location, The Victoria Falls. An astounding natural beauty of thundering water and…
misty rainbows. Known as the largest sheet of falling water in the World, the Victoria Falls will leave you breathless as you process the sheer magnitude of this water wilderness.
A Victoria Falls Guided Tour is a must-do activity when visiting Victoria Falls.
You will be guided through the rainforest and stop at the different viewpoints along the way. Explore the unique rainforest feasting your eyes on magnificent plant and bird life, whilst taking in the grandeur that is the Victoria Falls.
Between April and June, Victoria Falls will be completely flooded. During these months, be sure to bring a raincoat because the Falls’ spray will get you soaked.
White Water Rafting
Your day of adrenaline begins with an early morning collection whereupon you are taken to the gorge for a thorough safety brief, before descending…
into the gorge to face the turbulent rapids.
Rest assured an experienced guide leads your team through world-renowned rapids such as the “Stairway to Heaven” and the “Gnashing Jaws of Death”.
However, calm stretches along the route allow you to catch your breath and take in the dramatic scenery. The rafting experience is seasonal dependent on the water level with the low water season being the optimal time to go rafting from August to December.
The high water season runs from Jan-Feb and June-July with the first 10 rapids not being included due to the sheer volume of water.
A reasonable level of fitness is recommended for the steep climb out of the gorge and the activity includes a light lunch.
Raft Float & Picnic Lunch
The feeling of mystery and anticipation. Embark on your raft float and slowly drift down the Zambezi River, possibly the best way to experience the beauty of it.
You will begin with a briefing before you climb into our stable rafts, each manned by a river guide.
The incredible scenery and the sheer magnitude and beauty of the Zambezi River contribute to this unique experience as the teamwork, camaraderie and excitement are integral to the success of this personal bonding process.
Enjoy ultimate relaxation while gliding along the Zambezi with the current, followed by a picnic lunch along the upper Zambezi’s shaded tree-lined banks.
The Lookout Café, which overlooks the Batoka Gorge, offers breathtaking views and delectable cuisine. In addition to the café, there is a location for…
high-wire adrenaline activities and a gorge Canopy Tour that may be combined with lunch.
Within the canopy of the gorge’s hardwood forest, the Canopy Tour offers a network of slides, trails, and rope bridge walkways.
This adventure is appropriate for people of all ages, including families and groups. The café also provides a platform for a thrilling Gorge Swing into the gorge, and the region’s longest Zip Line, which spans the gorge for 425 meters. For individuals who want to freefall with a partner, both activities are available in tandem.
The Flying Fox takes you on a pleasant 200-meter journey across the gorge as you soar through the air.
Sunset Boat Cruise
The Zambezi Sunset cruise is a superb way to relax and enjoy the spectacular beauty of the Zambezi River. Have your camera ready to capture one of…
the most amazing sunsets in Africa. You’ll be sure to spot the wildlife as they come down to the river for a drink after a hot day in the Zambezi National Park (Zimbabwe) and the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park (Zambia). Sightings of elephants, giraffes and other resident game are common. There’s always an abundance of hippos and crocodiles. Flocks of birds skim the waterline as the sun sets behind the African skyline.
The Sunset Cruise is very popular and includes finger snacks, beer, wine, local spirits and soft drinks.
As all fishermen know it is not only about the catch but it’s about being at one with nature and your surroundings. Well, what better place can you do this …
on the Mighty Zambezi River?
Experienced guides will take you to the best fishing area where your thirst for action can be satisfied. Over 75 species of fish lurk in these waters including bream and the renowned tiger fish. Whether the serious angler, recreational fisherman or first-timer – there is enjoyment to be had by all. A variety of wildlife can also be viewed along the river, from hippo to soaring eagles, the churning rapids to the serenity of a gently flowing river.
Half-Day and full-day excursions with refreshments are available.
Treat yourself to an unbelievable once in a lifetime flight where you will truly appreciate the mighty Victoria Falls and the surrounding area. Experience the ‘Flight of Angels’
first coined by David Livingstone when he first wrote about the area surrounding the Falls. perspective first-hand as you are treated to an unforgettable helicopter journey comprising of 4 circuits (2 on either side) offering unrivalled spectacular views, photographic, and filming opportunities and putting the full breadth and height of The Falls into glorious perspective within the surrounding environment. Choose between a 15-minute flight that swoops over the Victoria Falls or the Zambezi Spectacular that continues into the Batoka Gorge and swoops over the upper Zambezi River (approx. 22-minute flight) to spot river wildlife and birds.
Bridge Adrenaline Activities
The historic Victoria Falls Bridge is home to three of the area’s most thrilling adrenalin activities – the Bridge Slide, Bridge Swing and …
To the north and north-east, you will see a section of the Victoria Falls and the first rapids below (maybe a few white water rafters as well). To the west, the river goes on between the steep cliff faces, and above the gorge in the distance, you can see the iconic Victoria Falls Hotel.
It provides the setting of the world renowned 111 metre Bungee Jump into the Batoka Gorge, with the splendid view of the Falls behind you as the Zambezi River crashes below.
The Bridge Swing offers an 80-metre freefall into the gorge as you swing across like a pendulum with the Falls thundering by your side.
The Bridge Slide offers a 300m zipline that glides across the gorge.
Both the Bridge Slide and Bridge Swing are also available in tandem for those wishing to freefall with a partner.
Vintage Train Dinner
Book a dinner on the Victoria Falls Steam Train and experience true colonial splendour. Dinner on the steam train during…
your stay at Victoria Falls will transform you to a bygone era of luxury steam train travel. Go back in time and embark on a journey in the comfort of stately carriages.
Your journey begins at the train station whereupon you are led by red carpet into the classic carriages, magnificently restored by Rohan Vos of Rovos Rail. The train departs to catch a sunset viewing of the Victoria Falls Bridge, envisioned by Cecil Rhodes to be as close to the Falls as possible so passengers would be able to feel the spray on their faces. Guests are served with light snacks and drinks as they soak in the sunset. The experience includes a four course gourmet dinner, prepared by the talented chefs of Victoria Falls Hotel.