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Livingstone Island Tour

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Address: Tongabezi | Private Bag 31, Livingstone 20100, Zambia
Phone Number: +260 213 327450
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Livingstone Island is perched on the edge of the Victoria Falls in the very...

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)

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You take a boat ride from the Royal Livingstone Hotel (only a few minutes) and then you're on the island in the middle of the falls. We were there right before swimming was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Columbia, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You take a boat ride from the Royal Livingstone Hotel (only a few minutes) and then you're on the island in the middle of the falls. We were there right before swimming was allowed in the Devil's Pool, so we were only allowed to walk to the edge or take a dunk in one of the other pools (not as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As long as you aren't scared of heights, this will be one of the most exhilirating things you could ever do. We visited in July, and the Devils' pool was closed, but Angels' was open. Walking along the very edge of Victoria Falls was an experience like no other, before we even got into the pool itself. The views and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have not stayed in this Lodge but i would like to write about their activity of visiting the Livingstone Island and swimming in Angel's or Devil's Pool! It feels more than amazing to swim in the edge of Victoria Falls. The feeling is incredible!!! The thing is that if you want to visit the Devil's pool, you have to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WOW, what an adventure! From Royal Livingstone resort, you take a 3-5 minute boat ride to Livingstone Island. Upon arriving at the island, we were greeted by Alpha Omega, our guide for the walking and swimming along the edge of Victoria Falls. Oh my! Alpha Omega takes you literally step by step safely to the edge of the falls to... More 

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Moree, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

An add on to your stay in the area of Victoria Falls is this tour to the island right on the edge and in the centre of the falls. You transfer there via speed boat and are met by staff who lead you to a temporary camp on the island. The noise is deafening and you are given capes and... More 

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Dracut, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Really a once in a lifetime personal experience done very well . Boat leaves Royal Livingstone Hotel. Brings you to island, brings you to Angels Pool (water was too high for Devils Pool). Guides are very cautious and caring. I was a woman traveling alone and they took good care. After the swim and photos you have a wonderful lunch... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Please, do this! We hadn't heard about this experience before arriving in Zambia. It was the highlight of our trip, and that's saying something! We launched from Royal Livingstone hotel. A quick shuttle to the island. We were there in June, so the water was still very high. Devils Pool wasn't open yet, but the rock pool was. My husband... More 

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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

An exhilarating experience! To get so close to the edge of the Falls when swimming and walking along the top of the island. Great breakfast too! Definitely worth budgeting for but remember if you are staying on the Zimbabwe side, you should purchase a double entry visa on arrival, that is if the KAZA visa is not available yet. You... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

This was a unique experience visiting Livingstone Island and swimming in the Devil's Pool. It is so exciting swimming in the pools at the top of Victoria Falls.....a definite must do if you visit the area.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

It was a great experience! We left from the Royal Livingstone Hotel and were transported to the island where we were advised to get into our swimming costumes and we literally moved to the very end of the Falls. The guides were great - offering to take photos of the group and ensuring we were safe at all times. We... More 

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