Ever wondered why the Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe is one of the up and coming Hubs of Africa? It’s simple – the Victoria Falls also known as Mosi-Oa-Tunya to the locals, has expanded in recent years to provide tourists with a variety of Adrenaline, Culture and Food experiences.
So for the Foodies out there, there are a number of fabulous restaurants, cafes and pubs for you to sink your teeth into such as – Zambezi House, The Three Monkeys, The Boma, the River Brewing Company and Wild Horizons Lookout Café.
Victoria falls is definitely the up and happening spot for adrenaline junkies with activities such as the famous Bungee Jump, Sky Diving (just recently introduced this year), White-water rafting and so much more.
If you are after gifts and souvenirs with an African vibe, then there are plenty of little gift shops in the city centre for you to browse in, everything from themed t-shirts to cutlery can be found. All with authentic African touch and feel!
What activities do we recommend in Vic Falls?
We have picked a few of our top favourites:
Book a meal at the Boma – Dinner and Drum Show: Enjoy a mighty feast with local delicacies and a live drum show.
Sunset Cruise – there are a variety of sunset cruises to choose from in the Victoria Falls, enjoy some light snacks, drinks and endless views of Zambia and Zimbabwe while cruising on the Zambezi — pure Bliss!
High Tea – at the Victoria Falls Hotel, one of the oldest and longest standing hotels in this idealic town. The Stanley terrace has breath-taking views of the falls and spray in full flow season, the perfect location to enjoy Traditional afternoon tea.
Wild Horizons – Offers a variety of adrenaline focused activities, from Bungee jumping to Culture tours in nearby Villages.
Another of our favourites and must dos – Tribal Trap Escape Rooms, with only one hour to escape you have to solve a variety of clues, puzzles and riddles, the host Sangoma Nyathi is great and definitely worth a visit.
Victoria Falls, has something to offer everyone! Choose between our Camping or Accommodated Adventure tours to exprience one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World. We always recommend booking at least two nights pre or post tour to be able to enjoy Victoria Falls to it’s fullest.
Written By: Daina Walters