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Livingstone Island Tour

Tongabezi | Private Bag 31, Livingstone, Zambia
+260 213 327450
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Ranked #6 of 29 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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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

THIS was the event our adult children wanted to do on our African vacation !! It was everything and more than we expected... We booked this from the states, so it was already arranged (we did meet folks that arranged the trip last minute at the hotel). You are picked up by a small boat at the Royal Livingstone Hotel... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We'd heard great things about the Devil's Pool experience - and though the water level was still a bit too high to visit that pool (we ended up at Angel's) - I'd thoroughly recommend this activity... But space is very limited - and it books up fast. We booked our spot before we arrived in Livingstone (which I'd recommend.) After... More

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Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Can't believe tourists, or people for that matter, are allowed to walk on the edge of the falls! Loved that we were able to enjoy a meal so close to the edge of Victoria Falls. It was crazy just taking a boat and heading towards the edge of the falls. Also, you don't have to get too close to the... More

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My adrenaline was already pumping after getting soaked at Victoria Falls and jumping off the bridge, but the day was just getting started. Our guide took us over to The Royal Livingstone Hotel to catch a small boat. The trip to Livingstone Island is just one of many activities that Tongabezi offers. We loaded onto the boat and could see... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Defiantly a must. It was recommended to me to do the breakfast ($80 US) so I did the 10.30 breakfast tour. You meet at the Royal Livingstone Hotel (which is a really beautiful Resort) and you take a boat to the Island where you are greeted by your guide. If you are willing to get went be sure to pack... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Voted our number 1 experience in Livingstone by our 20 year old son - even better than white water rafting and the bungee. Standing right on the edge of the falls both Zim and Zam sides was just amazing, and felt completely safe, our two guides (for 6 of us) were unhurried and very willing to help - using our... More

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Hong Kong Region, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I loved this - I was advised that the Devils Pool was closed, which was one of the main reasons for visiting the falls (blame my travel agents (liberty/dmafrica/vayeni don't use them)), but happened to see them swimming in Angels pool from the Falls tour on the other side so booked the Livingstone Island lunch tour which is the only... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I went for high tea on Livingstone Island and, although a little bit overpriced, it was well worth it. They first give you a tour around the island, including the (extremely scary) pool - one of the best experiences you can have at Victoria Falls! The guide was kind enough to take some really good pictures while adventuring himself right... More

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Omemee, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

One company has the monopoly on this tour. It runs directly from the Royal Livingstone Hotel. It is the only way to get to Livingstone Island and if you want to see the falls as it flows over the edge of the canyon, you must do it this way. The tour is short. It is about 5 minutes to get... More

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Because of the high water level we did not enjoy Devil's Pool, instead the tour took us to Angel's pool, which is less dangerous but it is still scary and fun to do. It is true that the price was too much and the tour was just too short and we did not have time to stay in the Island... More

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