Have the thrill of your life swimming at the very edge of the breathtaking fallsas you swim inside Devils Pool and tour Livingstone Island. Be rewarded with truly spectacular views while gazing at the 100 meter drop into thundering waters below.
You’ll get to enjoy a completely different perspective and views of Victoria Falls unlike any other when you swim in Devils Pool and tour Livingstone Island. Your journey will begin at your hotel in Victoria Falls Zimbabwe, from where you will be picked up for a morning or afternoon departure.
Your minibus will make its way across the border into Zambiaand then transport you to the Royal Livingstone Hotel meeting point, where you will be welcomed and given a detailed safety briefing before your tour. Friendly and experienced guides will take you step by step through what to expect on your upcoming adventure.You will then go on a 5 minute ride on a boat takingyou through the Zambezi River current, twisting and turning as your captain navigates their way through rocky channels. Enjoy theexhilaration while heading towards the column of spray rising from the falls.
When you get to the rockyLivingstoneisland, the staff will greet you with a traditional energy drink before you are guided to the edge of the waterfall on the eastern side of the island, which overlooks Rainbow Falls and the Horseshoe. You will then be led to the island’s western side which overlooks the Main Falls, where you’ll enjoy magnificent views of the main water torrent gushing over the basalt edge of the falls. This is unlike any view of Victoria Falls,and offers a perspective completely different from that of the Rainforest pathson the Zimbabwean side of the canyon. When it’s sunny, the rainbows on the morning trip are jaw-dropping.
You will then be lead into Devils Pool – but only if you’re comfortable. Once ready in your swimming costume, your guide will lead you while explaining the route. You will swim upstream in a slow current with a rope in place for safety. You will then climb onto a different rocky outcrop near the fall’s edge and the Devils Pool. Lie on the rock lip at the pool’s edge and gaze right into the chasm of Victoria Falls, as massive water torrents flow just meters away. If you bring your camera, the guides can take photos and videos of youwhile you enjoy an adrenaline rush.
Upon your return to the Island, the staff will treat you to a wonderful bush breakfast, lunch or snacks, depending on the time of day. At the end of this magical tour, the boat will return you to the Royal Livingstone Hotel departure point. Your driver will then transport you back across the border into Zimbabwe and on to your hotel in Victoria Falls town.