Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
One of the original natural wonders of the world, the Victoria Falls is a World Heritage Site and an extremely popular tourism attraction. Known locally as ‘The Smoke that Thunders’ this spectacle is accessible from both Zambia and Zimbabwe and it is an ideal place to combine a game viewing and water sports. There is excellent fishing, a terrifying bungee jump and arguably the best commercial white water rafting in the world.
Kasane – Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe (80 km) (BL) (camping)
Our journey today takes us to the Kazangula border, this is the near meeting point of four countries (Namibia, Botswana, Zambia & Zimbabwe). Upon completion of border formalities, we make the short drive to the town of Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe.
Victoria Falls presents a spectacular sight of awe-inspiring beauty and grandeur on the Zambezi River, forming the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. It was described by the Kololo tribe living in the area in the 1800’s as ‘Mosi-oa-Tunya’ – ‘The Smoke that Thunders’. In more modern terms Victoria Falls is known as the greatest curtain of falling water in the world.
Our campsite is situated right in the middle of Victoria Falls town making it a perfect place to be based with all amenities within walking distance. The Rest Camp is only 2km’s from the falls making it the closest campsite to the Victoria Falls. This afternoon your guide will help you organise the many optional activities available in Victoria Falls. These include white water rafting, bungi jumping, other excursions on the river and scenic flights to mention but a few.
Dinner will be in a local restaurant at your own expense.
NB: All extra activities are subject to availability and are done at the clients own risk and expense.
Overnight: Victoria Falls Rest Camp
Victoria Falls Self Catering and Camping Accommodation at the Vic Falls Restcamp is the best budget accommodation available in the Victoria Falls, ZIMBABWE. The Rest Camp is situated right in the middle of Victoria Falls town in Zimbabwe making it a perfect place to be based with all amenities within walking distance. The Restcamp is only 2km’s from the falls making it the closest campsite to the Victoria Falls.
The security around the camp is a top priority with high stainless steel fences and electric fences making it first-class. The rest camp boasts numerous well maintained grass areas and an abundance of different varieties of trees making the surroundings in the camp very enjoyable. It makes this restcamp very popular for families as children have a safe and secure scenic environment to play in.
The Victoria Falls Rest Camp has got several accommodation options to choose from, including camping sites, dormitories, self catering accommodation in chalets to a few luxury tented options. Each of these self catering accommodation options is suited to different traveller’s needs but the high standard of service is maintained throughout the camp no matter what option you choose.
Accommodation facilities at the Vic Falls Rest Camp include a big swimming pool that is a huge attraction for the guests. Families can be found there most of the days cooling off from the heat and relaxing while the children have fun in the pool. In Da Belly restaurant is situated in the rest camp and provides a delicious affordable menu catering for breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as snacks during the day.
Our Reception area is open and friendly with an information deck that can deal with any of your enquiries and questions. The activity desk is a popular place at the rest camp with visitors as all information on all activities as well as bookings take place there. Victoria Falls is known as the adventure capital of Africa and with so many activities on offer the activities desk is the first port of call for the visitors. No matter what activity you are looking for in Victoria Falls from the adrenalin activities of bunji jumping to white water rafting to a family visit to the crocodile farm where visitors can hold a baby croc, the activity desk will be able to furnish you with all the up to date information as well as booking the various activities.
The reception also offers clients a safe keeping facility at reception for all your valuables, ensuring a peace of mind on your trip. There is a daily laundry facility at the rest camp to ease to worry of having to try and do laundry when on holiday. The well-stocked gift shop offers Victoria Falls tourists an opportunity to pick up last minute souvenirs and memorabilia of the rest camp and falls.