We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Tongabezi | Private Bag 31, Livingstone, Zambia
Phone Number: +260 213 327450
Website
Description: Livingstone Island is perched on the edge of the Victoria Falls in the...
Livingstone Island is perched on the edge of the Victoria Falls in the very midst of this thundering mass of water. Your visit begins with a thrilling ride through the channels of the Zambezi. Thereafter, you will be taken on a guided exploration of the island, a protected World Heritage Site. If you're feeling brave, you can even take a heart-stopping peek over the island's edge to the churning mass below in the famous Devil's Pool. (no experience necessary/ no age limit)
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 76 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 58
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Angel’s Pool, Livingstone Island is a breathtaking Experience

We did the breakfast trip of Livingstone Island. After a short ride on a small motorized boat to the island, we were met by our guides who were thorough and professional. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
Munir D
,
Toronto, Canada
Add Photo Write a Review

76 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
23 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We did the breakfast trip of Livingstone Island. After a short ride on a small motorized boat to the island, we were met by our guides who were thorough and professional. We walked bare feet to the edge of the Falls with them and they took some memorable photos and videos. The walk was muddy and slippery but the guides... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I booked the Livingstone Island tour through the activities desk at the Royal Livingstone Hotel. It was about $160, and I was a little hesitant since they said that the Devil's Pool was closed due to high water. It turns out that there is another pool on the other side of the island (Angel's Pool) that operates until the water... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Minneapolis
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
19 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Standing on the top of the world’s largest waterfall is an experience you can not miss. You will truly understand why it is considered one of the 7 natural wonders of the world. It will take your breath away. The day we went to the island the devil’s pool was closed due to high water but it did not matter... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Garðabær
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Apart from the great food prepared by Sandra and hospitality if our host the victoria falls were the main attraction. Unfortunately the devils pool was closed due to high water. But instead the waterfall is so much more impressive. Instead of tge devils pool we enjoyed an exciting stay at the eadge of the falls in the angels pool. Lots... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Johannesburg, South Africa
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We did the lunch tour to the island. It was an experience of a lifetime. Swimming in the Angel Pool was both terrifying and breath taking. The lunch was delicious and we'll prepared. The chef came out and introduced the courses to us, and they made sure that our dietary restrictions were taken care of. This is a must to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

On the 19 of February my mother and I were booked on the Lunch tour. About 2 mins on the island my mother got an isect bite leading to a severe allergic reaction. I would like to send a personal thanks to Lloyd, Ali and Harry who sprang into action getting her to the hospital and saving her life. Whilst... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Florida
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

If you are in Victoria Falls and Livingstone Island is open do not miss it - it is unbelievable! We were there in February and the water was too high for Devil's Pool but a smaller pool on the edge on the other side of the island was available to swim in - Angel Pool. It was too cool -... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
New York, NY
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
21 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This was my husband and I’s 8th wedding anniversary and we traveled with two of our friends and visited South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Kenya. We ended up booking our entire stay with the exception of Cape Town through African Mecca whom I will review separately. We did the afternoon high tea trip of the island. After a short... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Stone Town, Tanzania
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
20 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I booked lunchtime on Livingston Island - it was great. Staff was courteous,food super delicious and the best thing is during lunchtime you can see rainbow going up! In July Devils pool was closed, but it was possible to swim if i remember correctly in angel pools. Nice trip!

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Dallas, Texas
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
19 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This quick tour (1.5 hours round trip) took us by boat to the island for a photo opportunity, dip in Devil's Pool and brunch on the island. The Devil's Pool experience is not for the faint of heart - by far it's scary, exhilarating, and a view that cannot be rivaled.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Livingstone Island Tour also viewed

 
Livingstone, Southern Province
Livingstone, Southern Province
 

Been to Livingstone Island Tour? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Livingstone Island Tour staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?