Victoria Falls Activities
For the adventure junkies out there, Victoria Falls offers it all and more, from bungee jumping to some of the best white water rafting on the planet to zip-lining, gorge swinging to the amazing flying fox (see below).
For those interested in something a little more sedate, we also have you covered with options that include helicopter flights, walking tours of the Falls, sundowner and dinners cruises of the Zambezi and of course, a shopping tour for those seeking out Zimbabwean artwork.
Below is a listing of what we have found to be the most requested and popular activities requested by our clientele of the past two decades when visiting Victoria Falls (Zambia or Zimbabwe sides).
Popular Victoria Falls Activities
Helicopter Flight 13 minutes
Rates from US$150.00 pp
Duration: 13 minute flight time
A short 13-minute flight known as the 'Flight of Angels' that takes in the Victoria Falls in left and right-hand circuit, this offers the best viewing, photographic and filming opportunities. Due to the proximity of Aerodrome, helicopters are over the Zambezi River within 30 seconds after take-off.
Helicopter Flight 25 minutes
Rates from US$284.00 pp
Duration: 25 minute flight time
A 25-minute flight known as the 'Flight of Angels' that takes in the Victoria Falls in left and right-hand circuit and then fly flight downstream over the Batoka Gorge, best for photographic and filming opportunities. Due to the proximity of Aerodrome, helicopters are over the Zambezi River within 30 seconds after take-off.
Batoka Gorge Swing
Rates from US$100.00 pp
Duration: 1 hour
Batoka Gorge Swing A thrilling and mind-blowing experience, a leap of faith as you plunge into the mouth of the Batoka Gorge, experience zero gravity as you free fall 70 metres before going into a 95 m long pendulum type swing.
Victoria Falls Flying Fox
Rates from US$50.00 pp
Duration: Open Ended
Imagine taking a running jump into thin air over the chasm, soaring horizontally through the air over the turmoil of the Zambezi below. The gorge at this point is 200 meters wide and 120 meters deep. This is a great appetizer before you try the Zip Line and Gorge Swing.
White Water Rafting
Rates from US$120.00 pp
Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
The basalt rock walls of Batoka Gorge funnel the waters the mighty Zambezi to form one of the great "White Water Rafting" corridors in the world. Rafting "Grade 5" rapids on the Zambezi River is an adrenaline rush not to be missed.
Victoria Falls Canopy Tour
Rates from US$61.00 pp
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Victoria Falls Canopy tour offers nine different slides across the Batoka Gorge and the Zambezi River and her raging rapids below. An experience is suitable for adventure seekers of all ages including families and groups.
Tour of Victoria Falls
Rates from US$21.00 pp
Duration: 2 hours
A guided tour of Victoria Falls is a must, an awe-inspiring experience with the sight, the sound, the smell and the experience that is the famed Victoria Falls. Both morning and afternoon tour options are available and are accompanied by qualified guides.
Zambezi Sundowner Cruise
Rates from US$45.00 pp
Duration: 2 hours
A Zambezi sundowner cruise has to be one of the best ways to end off a day, sit back and relax with a beer in hand and enjoy the spectacular beauty of the sun setting over the Zambezi. The sundowner cruise includes finger snacks, beer, wine, local spirits and soft drinks.
Malachite Dinner Cruise
Rates from US$86.00 pp
Duration: Approximately 3 - 4 hours
The best dinner cruise this side of the Zambezi River starts with snack platters and sundowners drinks (a selection of lively cocktails and imported premium spirits). As the sun sets, dinner is served, an atmosphere of mystery and romance envelopes the evening’s experience.
Lunar Rainbow Tour
Rates from US$27.00 pp
Duration: 2 hours
If you are lucky enough to be visiting Victoria falls over a full moon, then we have a treat for you, the "Lunar Rainbow Tour". Victoria Falls is one of the very waterfall sites worldwide, which are known for the occurrence of 'moonbows'.
Local Shopping Tour
Rates from US$16.00 pp
Duration: 2 and a half hours
Especially for the enthusiastic shoppers out there amongst us on the lookout for African/Zimbabwean artworks. Visit gallery’s and shops, open-air markets and crochet halls, a shoppers delight. Most bought items can be shipped to your home at an additional cost.
Batoka Gorge Zip Line
Rates from US$80.00 pp
Duration: A few minutes
Zip Line across the 425m Batoka Gorge at up to a 106km/h while suspended 120m above mighty Zambezi River below. This is the longest Zip Line ride in the world a complete and utter adrenalin rush. There is no age limit on this activity.