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Lesser-Known Victoria Falls Activities

By Ilala Lodge Hotel on February 13, 2024

As Africa’s “Adventure Capital,” there are so many things to do in Victoria Falls that it can make your head spin!

You’ve heard of the adrenaline-inducing bungee jump off the Vic Falls Bridge, white water rafting down the Zambezi and taking the awe-inspiring Flight of Angels over the Falls, but there may be a few lesser-known gems you’ve overlooked.

Carry on reading to discover a few lesser-known things to do in Victoria Falls.

Bamba Tram

Take a quaint tram ride across the iconic Victoria Falls Bridge on the Bamba Tram! This 1,5-hour round trip is perfect for families and offers panoramic views over lush landscapes, including the Falls.

Your trip will begin at Three Monkeys near the Victoria Falls Railway Station. Guests can choose their ideal time: Sunrise, morning, sunset safari or dinner.

Discover more here.

Image Credits: Instagram | bambatram

Bridge Tour

If taking flying leaps off of manmade objects isn’t your thing, why not explore the historic Victoria Falls Bridge with an informative guided tour instead?

During your bridge tour, you will learn about this engineering marvel’s past and present, including details of its construction and significance – all the while taking in panoramic views of the Zambezi River and the breathtaking Victoria Falls below.

The tour includes an exhilarating walk on the catwalk beneath the bridge, where you’ll witness daring bungee jumpers and be in the thick of things.

An enriching experience for history buffs and adventure-seekers alike!

More information can be found here.

Jet Boat On The Zambezi

Zoom through rapids and channels of the Zambezi River near the thundering crash of the mighty Falls! Marvel at the towering cliffs and wildlife along the riverbanks as experienced guides navigate the water on your behalf.

If this sounds like your idea of fun, click here for more details.

Image Credit: victoriafalls-guide.net

Witness A Moonbow

On full moon nights, the spray from the Falls reveals a magical lunar rainbow – also known as a moonbow!

On these nights, Victoria Falls National Park opens the rainforest for nighttime visitors to come and enjoy this occurrence – weather and spray permitting! This is truly a magical activity to tick off your bucket list.

We’ve dedicated an entire blog post to moonbows – click here for all the information you need.

Dine Beside The Zambezi

For the foodies among you, we bet you didn’t know that our sister property, Palm River Hotel, offers a dreamy outdoor dining experience beside the Zambezi River.

Under a starlit canopy and beside the lanterns’ glow, guests will enjoy an authentic African-style barbeque dining experience featuring locally sourced delicacies like crocodile and kudu steaks!

Contact fnb@palmriverhotel.com for more information.

Stay With Us

Victoria Falls, Africa’s “Adventure Capital,” promises a whirlwind of activities. Beyond the famed bungee jumps and rafting, explore hidden gems like the Bamba Tram for panoramic views or delve into the bridge’s history. Whether jet boating or marveling at moonbows, every moment here is an adventure waiting to unfold.

Stay with us at Ilala Lodge Hotel to make the most of all that Victoria Falls has to offer.

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