Victoria Falls

Zimbabwe's most exciting region, packed full of once-in-a-lifetime activities and amazing sights. The Victoria Falls, one of the Seventh Wonders of the World is Zimbabwe's most spectacular sight. Matabeleland also has a great selection of National Parks.

Where To Go

Zambezi National Park
This National Park is a one stop destination affording the visitor several aspects of tourism ranging from prime game viewing, cultural tourism and of course the Victoria Falls. more
The Victoria Falls
UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World, Victoria Falls is one of Africa's greatest features. You'll realise its sheer enormity before you even set your eyes on it, you'll hear its roar and see its high plume of white mist rising into the African sky. more
Hwange National Park
Want to experience true 'big game country' where elephants roam free and lions rule - but without the crowds? Hwange National Park, one of Africa's prime safari locations, is a lesser known gem that offers all of this and more. more
Matobo National Park
This breathtaking and timeless landscape of exposed granite outcrops - sculpted and shaped by the elements of nature to create an area of outstanding natural beauty - has enchanted Ndebele kings and European visitors alike. more
Binga is a good place for visitors from Bulawayo, Hwange or the Victoria Falls to access a housboat holiday on Lake Kariba without having to go all the way to Kariba town. Binga also makes a good stopping point for self-drive visitors aiming to drive the long, slow 4x4 gravel road along the southern shore of Lake Kariba. more
Kazuma Pan National Park
Kazuma Pan National Park is an ornithologist's paradise with its large variety of water birds. Remote and unspoilt wilderness with some of Zimbabwe's most challenging game drives make Kazuma Pan a desirable area to visit. more
Chizarira National Park
This large remote area of 192,000 hectares of wild, untouched flora and fauna is endowed with magnificent gorges, plateaus and flood plains, which make this pristine park a spectacular destination for any visitor. Because of its wild and remote nature, the tranquility and rugged beauty of Chizarira National Pak is indeed unequalled. more
Bulawayo is Zimbabwe's second largest city and is home to the country's main museum - the Natural History Museum, the Bulawayo Art Gallery, good hotels and the finest caravan and camping parks in Zimbabwe. It is also home to the Chipangali wildlife orphanage and the Khami Ruins. more

What To Do

The Boma Restaurant at Victoria Falls
The Boma – Place of Eating provides a unique cultural experience that bombards the senses with the tastes, sights, sounds & smells of Africa – together with the warmth and hospitality of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe and its people. more
Bulawayo Railway Museum
Bulawayo Railway Museum is a museum next to Bulawayo railway station in Zimbabwe, with several exhibits of the history of railways in Zimbabwe and Rhodesia. Its oldest exhibits date back as far as 1897, and include Cecil Rhodes' personal railway coach. more
Natural History Museum Bulawayo
The Natural History Museum is home to extensive displays of history, geology, animals, birds and insects, and holds a library as a major source for scientific and educational activities and embraces a comprehensive library and exhibition galleries. more
Bungee Jumping
111 metres of pure adrenaline rush! The bungi jump operates off the Victoria Falls Bridge and has a 100% safety record. Over 50,000 people have committed themselves to the thrill of jumping off the bridge. more
Rhodes Grave
As Cecil Rhodes visited various sites in the Matapos Hills, he came across this Ndebele sacred place known as Malindidzimu, or 'place of benevolent spirits'. He called it 'View of the World' and decided that this was to be his burial place. Rhodes Grave offers fabulous views over the Matapos. more
Mukuwa Kuwa Restaurant
The award-winning MaKuwa-Kuwa is split-level a la carte restaurant located within the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge’s central hub with spectacular views over the well-frequented feature waterhole by buffalo, elephant, warthogs and various antelope plus a myriad of birds. more
Start at The Victoria Falls Hotel for High Tea, choose your bike, then begin your adventure. Explore the local customs and culture of Chinotimba, travel through the Zambezi Game Drive, past the "Big Tree", along the banks of the mighty Zambezi river to marvel at the transcendental beauty of the Falls. There really is no better way to experience the majestic Falls! more
Zambezi River Cruises
The Zambezi River cruise is a superb way to relax and enjoy the beauty of the River. Clients may have the opportunity to see a variety of game; including hippo, crocodile, elephant as well as enjoy the many different bird species. The Sunset cruise is very popular and includes finger snacks, beer, wine, local spirits and soft drinks. more
Helicopter and Microlights Flights
Experience a bird’s eye view of the Victoria Falls on a thrilling flight over the Falls and the Zambezi River in a helicopter or Microlight aircraft. The helicopter is designed so all passengers have a good view. The Microlight has an open cockpit for the ultimate ride with the wind in your face. more
Horse Back Safaris
Why not explore the Zambezi National Park on Horse Back. Wildlife is plentiful, depending on the season you may see elephant, buffalo, kudu, bushbuck, impala, warthog, and waterbuck. Hippo, crocodile and cape clawless otters may also be spotted. more
Canoeing with Wild Horizons
Take a canoe safari with Wild Horizons and get the chance to experience all that the stunning and charming Upper Zambezi River has to offer. more
Palm Restaurant
Ilala Lodge offers the discerning guest a flavour fantasy at their la carte Palm Restuarant. They cater for guests staying at the lodge and walk ins looking for the perfect meal to compliment the day. Whether its breakfast, lunch or dinner their dedicated service and kitchen staff will show you the true meaning of fine dining. more
River Boarding and Rafting
Riverboarding originated in Queenstown, New Zealand in 1989 and was introduced to the Zambezi Gorge in 1996 by Adventure Zone. Adventure Zone’s dedication to Riverboarding is part of their commitment to being the White Water Specialists of the Zambezi. more
Khami is a ruined city in Zimbabwe. It was once the capital of the Kingdom of Butua of the Torwa dynasty. It is located 22 kilometers west of the modern city of Bulawayo, capital of the province of Matabeleland North. Its ruins are now a national monument in Zimbabwe. Khami is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. more
Gorge Swing, Zip Line, Flying Fox and Abseil & Rapp Jump over the Zambezi River, nothing could bring you closer to what it must be like to be a bird! It is Mind boggling, Awesome, Jaw Dropping, Awe Inspiring, Spectacular and the latest, trendiest, wildest, coolest, hottest newest activity at Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe! more
White Water Rafting - Wild Horizons
Rafting on the Zambezi is a once in a lifetime experience. The walls of basalt rock that capture the mighty Zambezi form one of the great river corridors of the world. This is the domain of the Nyaminyami, the River God of the Tonga people and is now the highway for our rafts. more
Lion Encounter
You are invited to gain the unique experience of walking alongside and interacting with the lions as they play, learn to hunt and prepare for release. At times, the lions may rest allowing you a close encounter and a chance to get a photo with them. more
Elephant Back Safaris - Wild Horizons
Journey along the edge of the Zambezi gorges, seated comfortably on the back of natures true "king of the beasts". Experience an age old tradition whilst silently exploring the majestic grasslands of Victoria Falls National Park and marvel at the spectacular scenery of Masuie River. more