Victoria Falls Backpackers Zambia

ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES

Take an adventurous ride on the quad bikes or on horse back. Livingstone offers a range of activities for the adventurer at heart. Add any of these to your enquiry cart.

DEVIL'S POOL

Historically famed as the first place that Dr David Livingstone first set eyes on Victoria Falls, Livingstone Island today is renowned for being the closest accessible place to experience the Victoria Falls. Swimming on the edge of Victoria Falls is certainly an experience of a life time. A short boat ride will take you to the island for either breakfast, lunch or high tea. Low water season gives you the option take the cheaper route and walk to the Devils pool with a guided tour.

SWIMMING UNDER THE SPRAY

Runs daily in July to January depending on water level. Your trip starts with a climb down to the boiling pot below the Victoria Falls, you are taken by raft to the perfect spot to swim in the rock pools below the waterfalls. .Average fitness is required to climb down and back up to the top. The trip also entails some scrambling over rocks and boulders to find the ideal spot to swim

RIVER SAFARI

River Safaris offers you an exceptional upper river safari experience. Specifically designed propeller-free safari boats can operate in water as shallow as 20cm, as a result, they can offer cruises to amazing parts of the Zambezi that have previously been out of reach. Enjoy the thrill of speeding over rapids then slowing down for a leisurely game viewing trip around the islands.

MICROLIGHT

Adrenaline junkies looking to fly over the falls need look no further than a microlight flight. Essentially a lawnmower engine with wings, there are no doors and no sides - just you and your pilot. Feel the air breeze against your face as you get in closer to the Falls than the helicopters but beware that you are unable to go down into the gorge on the longer flights, rather just soar above the gorge for a panoramic view.

QUAD BIKING

Discover the spectacular landscapes surrounding Livingstone and Batoka gorge on all-terrain quad bikes. The ultimate adventure vehicles allow both the novice and experienced rider to explore at their own leisurely pace. Bike trips vary from bush track riding, while experiencing the local village life to quad bike eco safaris.

HORSE BACK SAFARI

Horseback safaris offer exhilarating horseback trails within the Mosi oa tunya National park. These trails offer stunning views of the Victoria Falls, as well as the chance of spotting game along the way. The horse trails are either half a day with lunch or just a couple of hours.