Go sailing on the mighty Zambezi at sunset. Take part in this ritual with the animals that arrive for their last drink of the day.
This tour starts with lunch at the best-kept secret in Victoria Falls, the Lookout Café, which is 120 metres above the Zambezi River, overhanging the giant Batoka Gorge.
After lunch, a knowledgeable local guide takes you on a walk through the Victoria Falls rainforest, a journey with a view of one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.
Your local guide tells you interesting facts about the geology, wildlife, and history of Africa’s most famous landmark.
Next is a safari game drive in the Zambezi National Park together, which together with Victoria Falls National Park, covers an area of 56,000 hectares. You have the chance to see a wide variety of wildlife including elephants, lions, buffaloes, and leopards.
To end the day, you go on a sunset cruise down the majestic Zambezi River. Share in the end-of-day ritual which sees wild herds streaming to the river banks for their last drink. Don’t forget to take a camera to capture the magical sunset over a magnificent skyline on the Zambezi River.
- Why You'll Love This
You’re picked from your hotel or meeting point to go to Lookout Café where lunch is provided with a spectacular view. It is perched 120m above the turbulent rapids of the Zambezi River, which is undoubtedly the best view in Victoria Falls. You can select your lunch from the À la carte menu while you relax and take in the amazing views. Alcoholic drinks and non-alcoholic drinks can be bought from the cash bar.
After lunch, we do a guided tour of Victoria Falls to witness one of the greatest shows on earth – the raging waters of the Zambezi River crashing into the Batoka Gorge. This experience takes you through parts of the Victoria Falls Rainforest to the cliffs opposite the massive cascade. From here, you get the best view of the main falls. Get ready to witness the remarkable power of nature, and a spectacle you will remember for a lifetime. Please remember to bring cash to pay the park entrance fee at the gate.
After the tour of the waterfall, we make our way to the Zambezi National Park where your game drive takes place in an open four-wheel drive vehicle. Your qualified guide drives you through the unique Zimbabwean bush, covering a genuinely wild, unfenced wilderness area. You may be lucky to spot a variety of animals, including elephants, zebras, giraffes, lions, buffaloes, leopards, and much more.
To end the day, you go on a sunset cruise down the majestic Zambezi River. This is a fantastic time to be on the river to observe wildlife as they come down to the river for their last drink. You slowly make your way along the Zambezi River and witness one of the most beautiful sunsets on the African continent. You can experience nature’s beauty and splendour with a refreshing drink from the cash bar.
We return you to your hotel at approximately 7:30 pm after what would undoubtedly be a fantastic day.
- Lunch over Batoka Gorge
- Professional guide
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off in air-conditioned minivan
- River cruise
- Safari game drive
- Bottled water
- National Park Entrance Fee for Victoria Falls are $20 for SADAC residents and $30 for international travellers.
- Zambezi National Park fee is $15
- River cruise into Victoria Falls National park is $10 for the river cruise
- All of the above fee’s are paid directly to the parks.
- Additional Information
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Minimum drinking age is 18 years
- Dress code – no bright colours for the game drive, bring warm clothing for river cruise
- A small amount of walking is involved, around 2km
- Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required