Adjoining Zambia and Zimbabwe, the Victoria Falls is also identified as the Mosi-oa-Tunya, meaning “the smoke that thunders” as referred to by the Kolobo Tribe inhabiting in the area in the 1800’s. Towers of spray can be viewed from miles away as water per minute plummet over the border at the height of the flood season over a diameter of nearly 2 km into a ravine over 100 meters beneath. The Victoria Falls Bridge, named by Cecil John Rhodes in 1900 provides a magnificent view both down the gorge on one side and into to the Falls on the other side as well as the place of the bungee jumping, a must for the adrenaline junkies!
There are many unimaginable ways to encounter the Victoria Falls and its absolute size and beauty, by air, in a microlight or helicopter, by white water rafting or Jet navigation in the rapids under the fall, or a more severe canoe safari or sunrise or sunset cruise on the mighty Zambezi above the Falls. With something for everyone – where you are traveling as alone or family, on a particular moment trip like your honeymoon or conference may be a group of friends. Other activities involve going the scenic Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park with a game drive or nature walk observing the white rhino found in this park as well as elephant giraffe, buffalo,and various antelope species, elephant, wandering with lions, encountering a dinner on the Royal Livingstone Express, cultural village and also school trips or tours of the Livingstone Island.
Recently years Livingstone Town has expanded rapidly, giving an extensive variety lodging from small and private lodging on the banks of the Zambezi to great full-service hotels, as well as a diversity of restaurants and cafes, comparing Malls and African Markets.