Take in a spectacular sunset while floating down the Zambezi River aboard the African Queen, an elegant five-star river cruising vessel. During this wonderful cruise, you can relax with a cocktail out on deck and soak up the rugged charm of the surrounding wilderness, keeping your eyes peeled for crocodiles, hippos, elephants and birds in the last rays of fiery sunlight. With many of the animals here nocturnal, dusk is the perfect time to spot wildlife on the river banks.
2 hours (weather permitting)
Departs daily (weather permitting)
Enjoy a sundowner in style as your cruise along the might Zambezi River, with snacks and beverages included. As you await the sunset, look out for hippos, crocodile and graceful herons and the African Fish Eagle. You might also spot elephant, buffalo and antelope on the banks of the river. The Lady Livingstone departs from the David Livingstone Safari Lodge in Zambia.
Take high tea on the edge of the world – or at least it might feel that way. Perched on the precipice of Victoria Falls, Livingstone Island offers a unique viewpoint that surrounds you in rushing water as it makes its way over the waterfall's edge. Your guide will lead you to the best spots for photographs and those daring enough can take a swim in Devil's Pool, an infinity-style pool by the edge of the waterfall. Livingstone Island is open in August-March and Devil's Pool in September-December, however this can vary depending on water levels.
Travel back in time on a vintage train ride with dramatic views of Victoria Falls as you sit down to a sumptuous five-course meal. Fully restored, the charming interior of the 1930s carriages will whisk you away to a time of finer things. The leisurely pace allows you to really take in the wondrous natural beauty of 'the Smoke that Thunders' as you cross the Victoria Falls bridge.
Named Mosi-oa-Tunya, meaning 'the Smoke that Thunders', get the best views of this magnificent display of cascading water on this tour. With a local guide to tell you all about the significance and history of Victoria Falls, make your way through excellent viewing points including Knife Edge Bridge and Boiling Pot. Known for its immense spray, be prepared to get a little wet along the way! Tour is not recommended between November and December when there may be little or no water from the Zambian side.