Visiting The Falls

Because of its proximity to Botswana, you may choose to start or finish your safari at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. There is an array of excellent accommodation options, from big, conveniently placed hotels, to affordable guest houses on the outskirts of Victoria Falls town.


What you should know about visiting the Falls:

  • VF International airport has daily connections to Johannesburg and Windhoek
  • We can easily arrange a road transfer from your VF accommodation to your accommodation in Botswana
  • It usually takes about 2 hours to drive from VF to Kasane (in the Chobe area of Botswana). From Kasane, we can arrange a charter flight to any camp in Botswana.
  • Most visitors require a visa to enter Zimbabwe – this would be your responsibility
  • You can buy your visa in cash as you enter the country


Other helpful information

  • VF is the best place to buy curios – they have excellent wood craftsmen
  • Botswana however, is better to buy woven baskets
  • Zimbabwe now uses USD as their currency – but all major currencies are accepted
  • 2 nights should be sufficient time to see the falls and do another activity on offer
  • Download the list of available VF activities


There are an array of activities on offer in the falls, but we recommend the following:

  • Flight of the angels (helicopter ride over the falls)
  • White water rafting
  • See the falls and the “rainforest” (of course)
  • Walk over the railway bridge between Zimbabwe and Zambia – see the bungee jumpers
  • Enjoy high tea at the Victoria Falls Hotel


Lodges in Vic Falls Zimbabwe

Activities in Vic Falls Zimbabwe

The Elephant Camp
Batonka Guest House
Bayete Guest Lodge
Ilala Lodge Hotel
Victoria Falls Hotel