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The Victoria Falls are recognized as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World and located on the border of Zimbabawe and Zambia. David Livingstone, one of the very first Christian missionaries to the African continent was the first man from western civilization to see the Victoria Falls. In 1855 Livingstone was told about the “smoke that thunders” by local tribes and one day decided to travel down the Zambezi River to find out for himself what the tribes were talking about. As Livingstone entered the region of the Victoria Falls he could hear the thundering waters from miles away. The Falls were named after Queen Victoria and are 1.7 kilometers (1 mile) wide.
We recommend you stay at a venue such as the Victoria Falls Hotel. Along with a direct shuttle from the Victoria Falls Airport, this hotel provides five star accommodation and is literally a 5 minute walk away from the majestic waterfalls. The Victoria Falls Airport is connected with the Johannesburg International Airport through a 1.5 hour direct flight. Bookings for numerous adventures can be arranged through the hotel and other resorts. A 2 night stay will be enough to experience the Victoria Falls and is also a great way to end your African safari.
- Visiting the Victoria Waterfalls
- Elephant Back Safaris
- Helicopter Rides over the Victoria Falls
- Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River
- White Water Rafting
- Bungee Jumping
- Photographic wildlife safaris