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FLIGHT OF ANGELS

The best ways to view the Falls in its full splendour, a flight over the Falls is not to be missed.

Helicopter Flight

Aptly known as the 'Flight of the Angels' the helicopter flight gives you the most spectacular bird’s eye view of the Victoria Falls. The helicopter flight offers an exciting way to see the Falls in its full glory.

Giving you the most spectacular bird's eye view the whole waterfall in one go this is by far the best vantage point to view the Victoria Falls. Being a very flexible mode of transport the helicopter flies every 15 mins throughout the day thereby giving you the flexibility of choosing the best time of day for your photographs and video. A word of warning though, because of the sheer size in grandeur of the waterfall, you are likely to be left in awe gazing at the Falls and forgetting to take photos!!

"Scenes so lovely must have been gazed upon by angels in their flight" - David Livingstone

Microlight Flight (Zambia)

The microlight (Zambia) offers an unparalleled 360 degree view of the Victoria Falls, as you sit behind the pilot in an open cockpit with no glass or wings restricting your view. Because of its size this is a weather-condition sensitive aircraft and flights can only be done either early morning or late afternoon. You are not allowed to take your camera but there is a camera fixed on the wind and the pilot will take the photos.

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Canoeing on the Zambezi above the Falls

CHILLED ON THE RIVER

Canoeing

For those who want to experience the wonders of the Zambezi River at a slightly more subdued pace, canoeing on the upper river is the way to go. The bird-life and game that has made the banks of the river home can be seen at close range as you paddle yourself down the river. For those with limited time , you can do a half-day or full-day, 18 km canoe trip. Occasional Grade 1 rapids are encountered. For those who have more time on their hands and want to extend the experience, multi-day trips are available – these have the added advantage of camping on the islands in the middle of the river. Two man inflatable canoes are used on this trip.

Wine Drift

What better a way is there to spend the afternoon than being paddled down stream in a three-man canoe while sipping on ice-cold drinks from a cooler box especially supplied for you. You sit back and enjoy the scenery, the snacks and the drinks, while that guide does all the work.

This trip concentrates on the flat water section of the Zambezi and the Canadian style canoes used silently cut through the water giving you close encounters with birds and wildlife. This is a sundowner trip, only available in the late afternoon.

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Canoeing on the Zambezi above the Falls

Sunset Cruise

One of the best ways to view the magnificent sunsets on offer in Zimbabwe is to do a sunset cruise. As you make your way along the upper river, you have the chance to sip on your sun-downers and keep a look out for elephants having a swim. Africa at its finest.

All drinks and snacks are included, with cheaper tours tailoured to towards this market, and more expensive and exclusive luxury tours delivering on the quality of experience and service. Evening meal option available on some services, enquire for more information.

Livingstone Island & the Devil's Pool (Zambia)

Dubbed the ultimate infinity pool and picnic spot in the world, the Devil’s Pool is a natural rock pool on the edge of the Victoria Falls adjacent to Livingstone Island on the Zambian side of the Zambezi river. During the dry season, Devil’s Pool is shallow enough that people can safely swim right to the edge before the waterfall drops more than 300 feet (100m).

During low water five trips a day to Livingstone Island are offered, with boat transfers from the Royal Livingstone Hotel in a twin-engine boat that carries up to 12 people, taking you through the fast-moving channels of the Zambezi, a thrilling journey. Exclusivity is what makes the island special as only 14 people are allowed on the island per trip.

Upon getting on the island, you will be given a guided tour, learning about its history, when it served as a sacrificial site, to the present day. The swim in the pool is as close as you can get to the thunderous roar and permanent rainbows of this magnificent Natural World Wonder. Breakfast, Lunch and High Tea Trip options available.

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Zambezi river cruises