The Victoria Falls

As David Livingstone once said ‘Scenes so lovely must have been gazed upon by angels in their flight’. The Victoria Falls is 1708 meters wide and 108 meters high, a testament to the awesome power of nature and rightful earning the accolade of being one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World.

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Visiting the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls

Every day Jollyboys offers a FREE drop off at the Victoria Falls at 10:00 am from Jollyboys Backpackers and 10:30 am from Jollyboys Camp. You can sign up at the reception, first come, first served. Alternatively, there are always taxis available through out the day.
The Victoria Falls is one of the most spectacular natural sites on Earth. It is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World and a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1989. Victoria Falls is 1,7 km wide and has a vertical drop of over 100 meters.
Get a free map at the Jollyboys reception with all the walking trails. The park is open every day from 06:00 am – 18:00 pm, entry fee is $20 per person to be paid at the park gates. 

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Livingstone Island

You will be picked up by speed boat from the deck of the Royal Livingstone Hotel. The island is where David Livingstone first laid eyes upon the amazing Victoria Falls.
Swimming in Devil’s pool is available during low water season and Angel’s pool may be available during periods of higher water. After a quick tour around the island and a (seasonal) swim in Devil’s pool you will receive breakfast, lunch or high tea. This trip is definitely a once in a lifetime experience.
This activity is seasonal and dependent on the water levels. Please do not hesitate to contact us, to enquire about the current water levels.
No minimum age, but children must be accompanied by an adult. 

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Livingstone Island Walk

You meet your guide at the entrance of the Victoria Falls park and they will help you make your way through the river to the island, where you will receive a quick soft drink after which you will swim in Devil’s pool. The guide will help get you some amazing photos! This trip is seasonal and only available in very low water season. Usually low water is from July/August to December/January. Please do not hesitate to contact us, to enquire about the current water levels.
Minimum age: 8 years and above. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

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Under the Spray

One of the most amazing views of the Victoria Falls looking from the bottom up. Your trip starts with a walk down to the boiling pot, where you will jump into rafts and paddle to get closer to the falls. You then ‘canyon’ and climb through a series of rock pools under the cascades. This trip is seasonal and only available in low water season. Usually low water is from July/August to December/January. Please do not hesitate to contact us, to enquire about the current water levels.
Minimum age: 12 years

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Helicopter Flight

The helicopter flight shows you one of the most stunning views of Victoria Falls and the formation of the Batoka Gorge.
The 12 - 15 minutes flight goes over the falls themselves. The 30 minutes flight goes over the falls and includes a short flight through the gorge and a short game flight over Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park. We recommend the first or last flight of the day, because that’s usually when the animals come out.
No minimum age, but must be accompanied by an adult.

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Lunar Rainbow – Zambian side

When the water is high and there is a full moon, you see a beautiful silver and colourful rainbow across the Victoria Falls. During this time the park stays open till 22:00 pm. It truly is an amazing sight.
Usually high water is December/January to June/July. Please do not hesitate to contact us, to enquire about the current water levels. Opening is dependent on the decision of National Heritage Coservation Commission the custodians of the park.

 

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