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Unique Activities in the Victoria Falls Region

Nestled between Zambia and Zimbabwe lies Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Known locally as "The Smoke that Thunders," Victoria Falls is an awe-inspiring natural wonder featuring a stunning cascade of water that falls dramatically over steep cliffs. Beyond this world-renowned waterfall, the surrounding region offers an array of diverse activities that combine adventure, cultural experiences, and luxury.


Here is our pick of truly unique experiences that you wouldn't get anywhere else:



1. Steam Safaris: Journey Back In Time

Embark on a one-of-a-kind journey aboard a Bushtracks Steam Train in Victoria Falls or Livingstone. Relish the blend of vintage charm and modern luxury, and indulge a in fine dining experience on board. It's a distinct fusion of history, luxury and gastronomy.






2. River Safaris

For those keen on exploring the area's diverse wildlife, River Safaris provide an excellent opportunity to do so. Our River Safaris afford you an intimate encounter with nature by navigating the Zambezi River in specially crafted boats. From observing hippos to identifying different birds, it's a glimpse into Africa's rich biodiversity.





3. The Elephant Café

Visiting the Elephant Café in Zambia provides a rare opportunity to dine in an exclusive, riverside setting while interacting with a herd of rescued elephants. This award-winning establishment seamlessly blends luxury dining, ethical animal experiences, and educational enrichment, making it a must-visit for discerning travellers.





4. Livingstone Island & Devil's Pool

Livingstone Island provides an exceptional opportunity to see the falls up close, and is also the launch point for the daring Devil's Pool experience. Devil's Pool allows thrill-seekers the exhilarating experience of swimming on the brink of the waterfall, safely contained by a natural rock barrier.






5. Helicopter Flight: Sky-High Panorama


See the grand falls from a vantage point like no other. Helicopter tours provide a bird's-eye view of this monumental masterpiece of nature. This unparalleled perspective allows you to fully grasp the falls' expansive scale and intricate beauty.






6. White-Water Rafting: The Thrill-Seeker’s Paradise

For those yearning for adrenaline-pumping activities, white-water rafting in the Zambezi River is an absolute must-do activity. With some of the world's most renowned and challenging rapids, it's an exhilarating and unforgettable challenge even for seasoned adventurers.






7. Tour of the Falls

Set out on a guided tour of Victoria Falls, to witness its majestic power and beauty up close. Accompanied by knowledgeable guides, you'll traverse scenic pathways, explore hidden viewpoints and learn about the fascinating geology and history behind this majestic waterfall.






8. The Boma: Authentic African Culture

The Boma Experience in Victoria Falls offers an immersive evening of African food, rhythmic drumming and traditional dance. An unforgettable night that provides a rich, multi-sensory introduction to the vibrant culture and traditions of Zimbabwe.






9. Bungee Jumping: The Ultimate Adrenaline Rush

Experience the thrill of a lifetime bungee jumping off the Victoria Falls Bridge, plunging 111 metres towards the Zambezi River. With Victoria Falls as your backdrop, it's an adrenaline-pumping adventure that promises unforgettable memories and awe-inspiring vistas.






10. Lunar Rainbow

Witness the magical phenomenon known as the Lunar Rainbow, where Victoria Falls transforms under the light of a full moon. This rare spectacle creates a moonbow, casting ethereal arcs of colour over the waterfall and the misty landscape below. Seize this exclusive occasion to view one of nature's miracles in a different light.



Contact us at reservations@bushtracksafrica.com to add these activities to your itinerary.

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