Unforgettable Rafting in Zambezi River (Zimbabwe)
Panoramic View of the rainbow over the Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls and Zambezi River Tour

4 days

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Cruise the Zambezi River and see the Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls is one of the most incredible natural landmarks in all of Africa and the world, and these rushing falls claim a spot as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Victoria Falls is the largest single sheet of flowing water is a sight to behold, and the Victoria Falls and Zambezi River Tour is the perfect way to take in this unforgettable sight.

The Victoria Falls and Zambezi River Tour gets you right next to the falls, where the spray of the water surrounds you. Marvel at the sheer magnitude of this landmark for as long as you please, taking all the photos and videos you’d ever need to show your loved ones back home.

Then, it’s off down the Zambezi River, one of the largest rivers in Africa. Float past drinking elephants, giraffes, and bird. See crocodiles and hippos in the water below. Cheers your drinks and enjoy snacks as the sun dips below the horizon, creating one of the best sunsets you’ll likely ever see.

The Victoria Falls and Zambezi River Tour also gives you the chance to customize your tour, adding on excursions like bungee jumping, game drives, whitewater rafting, or a helicopter tour. The Victoria Falls and Zambezi River Tour is the chance to revel in the unbelievable natural wonder of Zimbabwe, so book now!

Highlights of the Victoria Falls and Zambezi River Tour

Get up next to Victoria Falls, marvelling in the power of the water as the spray cools your face.
Cruise down the Zambezi River, spotting elephants and hippos while the sunset illuminates the sky.
Add on customizable excursions, like game drives, rafting, bungee jumping, and more
Relax at a comfortable hotel that captures the traditional style of Zimbabwe.

Prices

From $500USD
4 days
Difficulty
Guided
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Victoria Falls and Zambezi River Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Meet in Zimbabwe

Welcome to Zimbabwe! Once you arrive at Victoria Falls Airport, you’ll be met by your guide and transferred to your hotel. Feel free to spend the rest of your day however you please.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Victoria Falls
Meals: None

Day 2 Victoria Falls Tour

After breakfast, it’s time to see the falls! You’ll be led by a guide through the rainforest, learning about the local geology, wildlife, and history on your way to the lookout. Then, Africa’s most famous landmark is there before you. You’ll be cooled off by the spray while you take photos and learn about the falls. After you’ve soaked it up (pun intended), it’s off for lunch at the Shearwater’s Rainforest Cafe. The afternoon is free for you to spend as you please, so you can spend more time at the falls, explore town, or take part in one of the guided activities that can be booked as part of your tour: game drives, whitewater rafting, helicopter tours, bungee jumping, and more.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Victoria Falls
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 Zambezi River Boat Cruise

Today, you’re going to be treated to one of the best sunsets of your life. Spend the morning enjoying a slow breakfast and having some free time for activities before boarding the boat for an evening cruise of the Zambezi, a river that flows through six different African countries. You’ll enjoy drinks and snacks as the boat cruises along the flowing water, spotting wildlife from Zambezi National Park as they come to the banks to drink. You could be lucky enough to see elephants, giraffes, crocodiles, and hippos! Then, the sky will light up in orange as the sun dips over the horizon, giving you a front row seat to the legendary Zambezi sunset.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Victoria Falls
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 Departure

Today marks the end of your Victoria Falls tour. Pack your bags and say goodbye to the falls before your ride to the airport comes. Safe travels!
Overnight Location: None
Meals: Breakfast

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Victoria Falls and Zambezi River Tour Price and Dates

This guided tour of Victoria Falls and the Zambezi River is always run as a private tour for your group only and the price depends on the hotel category you are choosing for your tour.

Prices below are per person.

Tour in 3-star hotel:

  • Guided Groups of 2-10: $500 USD per person

Tour in 4-star hotel:

  • Guided Groups of 2-10: $960 USD per person
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Accommodation on the Victoria Falls and Zambezi River Tour

This tour is based in either 3 or 4-star hotels depending on which option you prefer to book. The hotels offer comfortable rooms with great locations. Rooms are double occupancy, and single travellers will pay a supplement.

In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other, comparable accommodations.
Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
You can pay a supplement of $100 USD-$335 USD (depending on the hotel category that you choose during the booking process) to have a private room in a hotel. Contact us and we can try and match single travellers up where possible.

3-Star Hotel Option

Nguni Lodge in Victoria Falls ★★★

The Nguni Lodge offers bespoke service, unique rooms with ensuite bathrooms and plenty of space, a guest-only restaurant and bar, and laundry service.

4-Star Hotel Option

Ilala Lodge Hotel in Victoria Falls ★★★★

The Ilala Lodge Hotel is a luxurious, family-run hotel with top ratings. The rooms are traditional in their style, very comfortable, and well-equipped. The staff are very attentive and kind.

What’s Included in the Victoria Falls and Zambezi River Tour?

Meals

3 breakfasts are included.

Accommodations

Accommodation for 3 nights is included.

Transportation during the Tour

Personal and luggage transfer to and from the airport is included.

Also Included

  • Sunset Cruise with Shearwater Adventures, including transfer and fees
  • English-speaking guide
  • Park and river usage fees

Not included

  • Travel insurance
  • International flights to get to the tour starting location
  • Lunches and dinners or drinks and snacks not previously mentioned
  • Tourist taxes if applicable
  • Visas if required
  • Personal equipment

Optional Extras

  • Additional activities and excursions (please inquire for prices):
    • Shearwater Chobe Day Trip
    • Shearwater White Water Rafting
    • Shearwater Helicopter Flight of Angels
    • Shearwater Bungee Jumping at Victoria Falls
  • Single room supplements
  • Solo traveller supplements
  • Any additional nights before or after tour

Frequently Asked Questions about Victoria Falls and Zambezi River Tour

Highline Tours and Travel is a tour operator that explores exotic destinations: South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, East Africa, Mozambique, to name a few. They offer phenomenal safari, activity and adventure, and romantic getaway tours that will undoubtedly leave a vivid, lasting memory.

The tour guides for Highline Tours and Travel have a magical way of elevating tours from lovely to personable and memorable. They believe in creating a dynamic, encouraging, and fun environment.

Highline Tours and Travel’s vision is to provide the best holiday possible for all clients in hopes that they will become ambassadors for the stunning African continent.

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Victoria Falls and Zambezi River Tour Map

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Is this tour for me?

We rate this tour as a 1 / 5. The included excursions are not physically demanding, and the optional add-on excursions can be relaxed or demanding depending on what each guest desires.

Local Guide

Machiel Breedt, Highline Tours and Travel
Machiel Breedt
South Africa, Namibia, Botswana

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