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Victoria Falls (Mosi-Oa-Tunya)

Victoria Falls, Zambia
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Waterfalls
Activities: Helicopter rides, Bungee jumping
Description: "The smoke that thunders" is a local name for Africa's most famous waterfall thundering over a 100m-high cliff.
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Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

A lovely place to visit. We went on the 'upstream' path and were able to paddle safely in the mighty Zambezi River! The paths to the falls gave us a fantastic view of the gorge and a chance to see the bridge and learn about Cecil Rhodes dream of building a railway from Cape Town to Cairo, passing the falls... More

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

What a frightening yet beautiful experience it was to jump into the Devil's Pool on top of the Victoria Falls!!!! We were so close to the huge amount of water crushing down behind us!!!! My god! That really was an overwhelming and unique experience!!

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Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I spent many years of my childhood in Zambia, and we visited Victoria Falls almost every year. It is spectacular and should not be missed if you are anywhere near the area. All types of natural beauty abounds, the boiling pot, Zambezi River, wild animals to name a few, so make the most of your visit. I am dying to... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

went on a walking tour [bushtracks] of victoria falls just the two of us from the zambezi sun hotel it lasted 11/2 hours and was a was a waste of £85 just get a local map the paths are user friendly easy to follow with info boards

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

What can one add to previous descriptions of viewing one of the natural wonders of the world? It is as they say.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The mighty river was filled with hippos and we were lucky enough to spot a leopard and cheetah atop the waterfall drinking. Quite a sight - as was the mighty Victoria Falls. Splendid.

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Ndola, Zambia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The best time of the year to visit is between April through to August when the water levels are at their highest, giving the falls an awesomely amazing view and gushing sound as you take a walk across the showery knife edge bridge to get a clearer and nearer view of the Falls. The "tiring" but exciting walk deep down... More

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

People were wonderful as was views and great place to visit and see sunsets and falls! Anyone visiting Zambia should visit this out of this world place like no other and highly recommend visit here as must do in traveling!!

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Tel-Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Well, it is not like you are going to be visiting Zambia (or Zimbabwe), and not pay a visit to these monumental falls, is it? apart from the regular tourist scenic trail, you must try the view from Livingstone Island, where you can literally stand on top of the falls; highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

If you come to Africa, seeing Victoria Falls is essential. If the falls are going during rainy season, it is still beautiful, but the mist is hard to see much... it is quite spectacular though! If you are daring and a crazy person... you can bungy jump off the bridge!! Don't feed the baboons!!

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