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Livingstone Island Tour

Tongabezi | Private Bag 31, Livingstone, Zambia
+260 213 327450
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Ranked #8 of 30 activities in Livingstone
Type: Tours
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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) « less
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 NEW

I visited the island in early July when the water was relatively low but not low enough for devils pool. No matter though, the other two pools are just as scary and ridiculously close to the edge. At one point you stand on a rock that is the actual edge of the falls whilst your guide stands there explaining different... More

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Randburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

Guided tour to island. Walking in Livingstone's footsteps. Enjoy breakfast on the island. Spectacular & breathtaking scenery of the Falls.

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

If you like living life on the edge, then take the plunge and swim in Devil's Pool or Angel's Pool. Just don't ask how many people died there last year! It's an absolutely amazing experience but not for the faint hearted! I'm glad I did it and the pics are something I will treasure. The lunch was very good (once... More

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Wincanton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Eight years ago i was in Livingstone as a volunteer with African Impact. At 59, one of their oldest! This time i took my husband to see this part of Zambia, as a tourist. We did the Falls from both sides, (Zambia and Zimbabwe.We visited Chobe National Park in Botswana, for one day and also did the walking with Lions... More

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Ciudad Obregon, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We took the afternoon tea/tour and it was an amazing expirience! seriously! to be having tea in the middle of livingstone island hearing the waterfalls after taking a dip in the adrenaline full expirience is somtehing ill never forget!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Though not really in my budget, swimming on top of the falls was on my life list, so I splurged to make it happen and found that it was quite worth it. We had a small tour of the island and got to stand at the edge of the falls and look over. The water level was too high to... More

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Upper Saddle River, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We were swimming in the Angel's Pool - so close to the edge, but protected by a guide and a rope. Lunch afterwards was delicious. Views are spectacular! Expensive, but worth it.

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Oakland, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Imagine standing alone, on the edge of Victoria Falls, covered in spray, feeling the power of the largest sheet of falling water in the world dropping over 350 feet to the rocks below--no ropes, no railing. The adrenaline rush is mild compared to the bungee jumping some folks do, but it's a thrill and I have the photos of me... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We splurged on this experience and were very glad we did. The staff was friendly and informative. They clearly enjoyed their jobs. Unfortunately we didn't get to swim in Devil's Pool as the water was too high, but we did get into Angel's Pool and it was a top life experience. The brunch was nice. I'd say the presentation of... More

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Aguas calientas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We decided to do the walking tour which doesn't include the boat and breakfast, instead you walk across the river for about a kilometer... something we dont recommend at least when the river is starting to get high. We went with flip flops which the guide didn't recommend but still allowed us to do. The rocks you walk on are... More

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