Victoria Falls

The Victoria Falls is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It is situated in Southern Africa which stretches for miles. The first man to discover the magnificent Victoria Falls was David Livingstone. Since then the Victoria Falls is known to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

Victoria Falls Facts

The Victoria Falls is situated between Zambia and Zimbabwe in the Southern part of Africa. It is a part of two national parks- the Victoria Falls National Park in Zimbabwe and Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park in Zambia.

The Victoria Falls is about 1 mile wide and 355 feet high.  During monsoon, about 500 million liters of water flows into the Zambezi River. This magnificent falls generates a massive spray which shoots up to 1000 feet in the sky and can be viewed from 30 miles.

Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls Information

Location Livingstone, Zambia
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Coordinates 17°55′28″S 25°51′24″E
Type Waterfall
Total Height 108 metres (360 ft)
Number of Drops 1
Average Flow Rate 1088 m³/s (38,430 cu ft/s)
Watercourse Zambezi River


Victoria Falls UNESCO World Heritage Site
State Party Zambia and Zimbabwe
Type Natural
Criteria vii, viii
Reference 509
Region Africa
Inscription History
Inscription 1989  (13th Session)

Victoria Falls Weather & Climate

The best time to visit Victoria Falls is during mid year. It is usually dry during this time and it doesn’t get very cold. Since the weather is a little dry, it’s the ideal time to see the Victoria Falls as there is less of water thundering and less spray which makes the view very clear. During the day it gets very cloudy and rains, therefore it is a moderate weather. 

Victoria Falls Things to See and Do

Other than seeing the breathtaking view of the Victoria Falls, you can also experience many other things. There are a whole lot of things to see and do at Victoria Falls like:-

  • You can go for a historical tour with a private guide.
  • If you like adventure, then you can go for White Water Rafting which is a day’s trip and an expedition.
  • You can also go on a romantic River Cruise and you can choose from the following- Sundown cruise, Breakfast cruise, Lunch cruise and Ornithologist’s cruise.
  • Bunji jumping
  • Games drives
  • River boarding
  • Aerial trips (fixed-wing, micro light and Helicopter)
  • Tours (Falls Tour, Cultural Zambezi Nature Sanctuary and Traditional)
  • Walking Trails
  • Visit the Snake Park
  • Upper Zambezi Canoeing
  • Elephant and Horse Trails

Victoria Falls is an ideal place to visit as it has a whole lot of things to see, do and experience. Other than the beautiful scenic beauty, this destination has lots of adventure to experience, thus making it one of the most visited places in the world.