With thousands upon thousands of visitors coming to Victoria Falls each year, why are they attracted and why do they keep coming back? Search high or search low, search fast or search slow, search wet or search dry…let’s see if we can’t find out why.
- 111-meter bungee jump from the Victoria Falls Bridge
- 12 or 30 Minute helicopter flights over the falls
- The crocodile farm will let you safely get up really close to these ground huggers. Over 900 crocs in one place – freaky.
- Sit down if you can at the BOMA food experience – a lively celebration of food, music and fun for the whole family.
- The flying fox, the foofie slide and the gorge swing will all get the adrenaline pumping.
- Quad biking is available on a track or a special route around town.
- Slowly stalk wild game on a game drive, right here in Victoria Falls Walking with the lions is a leisurely way to start a day, but the memories will last a lifetime. [Be sure to watch the video on this page.]
- Sunset cruise on the new Zambezi Explorer is the perfect way to wind down at the end of the day. Three levels on this ship offer a range of prices and service levels.
- The falls themselves will just about always give you a shower from the constant mist
- River rafting in class 5 rapids is about as hairy as it gets.
- Jet boats are available for those who want to go even faster than the rapids.
- Ride an elephant as they take you on a stroll through the bush.
- Shop the craft markets and load up with gifts for all your family.
Enough reasons? For purposes of this article, we now might know why. Let’s just agree it could be any or all of these. The secret is that there are so many things to do, and more that haven’t even been mentioned yet. Victoria Falls offers the perfect getaway for everyone in the family.
If you’re sold and you’re coming to Victoria Falls, check out this article on where to stay.
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