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Feb 07, 2020

Exchange Zimbabwe dollars to South African Rand

If you received a gift from a friend of 50000000 ZIMBABWE DOLLARS note and want to exchange it to Rand currency then where in Cape Town can I go to make

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Jan 30, 2020

We had the greatest time ever!

Just wanted to say thank you SO much for all the effort put into organising our trips. We had the MOST amazing time over the weekend and didn't want to

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Jan 28, 2020

Tipping in Victoria Falls and Hwange

Is it acceptable to tip in USD? In Vic falls and Hwange?

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Jan 17, 2020

Lunar Rainbow in Victoria Falls - One of the few places in the world to see a Moonbow!

The lunar rainbow in Victoria Falls is an amazing natural phenomenon. Over full moon the light creates a moonbow - Only seen in a few places around the world!

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Jan 15, 2020

Green Season Deals - Victoria Falls

15 January 2020 It is the Green (Low) Season now in Victoria Falls, and surrounding areas, and this is a great time to visit for a cost-effective holiday.

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Jan 13, 2020

Important Information on the Micro Light

13 January 2020 Due to an unfortunate accident on Friday 10th January 2020, the micro light flights have been suspended until further notice. Investigations

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Jan 13, 2020

Moving Into High Water Season 2020

13 January 2020 The Zambezi River most certainly is rising, and you can see a lot more water coming down the Eastern Cataract on the Zambian side of

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Jan 02, 2020

Impressed as to how much water there actually is flowing over the Victoria Falls

These are photos, taken of the Zambian eastern cataract on the 31st December 2019. Far from the dry rock face that was reported and shown on BBC and Sky

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Jan 02, 2020

Plans for the Batoka Dam in the lower Zambezi

Hi, Having just spent Christmas in Livingstone again, I was shocked to see how few people there were compared to previous years - and to hear the anger

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Dec 31, 2019

Victoria Falls Is Not Dry

Recent international new reports have claimed that the Victoria Falls is at its lowest levels in a century due to climate change, causing travellers to

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Dec 30, 2019

Victoria Falls is it Drying Up?

BBC and Sky News have recently reported that the Victoria Falls is drying up due to climate change. Is this true or not? Read this article to find out the real truth.

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Dec 21, 2019

Zimbabwean Dollar

Good day I went on vacation to the Victoria falls and still have some Zimbabwe dollar's with me. I want to exchange it back to South African rand but now

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Dec 21, 2019

Zimbabwean Dollar to South African Rand

If i have a 500 000 000 Zimbabwen dollor Note, how many South African Rands can i get for it and where is the best place to do an exchange?

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Dec 20, 2019

Classic River Safari and Zambezi River - UPDATED

UPDATE 20 December 2019 For a few weeks now the Zambezi River has started to rise again, slow and steady. And while reports have caused alarm over the

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Dec 18, 2019

Zambia kwacha to Zimbabwe Dollar

I am visiting Victoria Falls from Livingstone. Can I exchange my Zambia kwacha for Zimbabwe Dollar in Livingstone? Thank you!

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Dec 16, 2019

Exchange of one hundred trillion dollar Zimbabwe note

I have 3 one hundred trillion dollars Bill's in Zimbabwe notes How much is that USD??

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Dec 12, 2019

Where can I exchange 2008 Zim Dollars in ZAR cash in Johannesburg

I have a 50 000000 Zim dallar note it is 2008 year marked where can I exchange it for ZAR and how much is it worth?

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Dec 11, 2019

New Steam Train Lunch Safari

11 December 2019 The Royal Livingstone Express will now be running a seasonal lunch safari trip on the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls. This is in

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Dec 09, 2019

Extended stay in Victoria Falls

I have been invited to stay with friends in Victoria Falls for an extended stay, maybe 6 months. How do I access money in my USA bank during that time.

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Dec 06, 2019

Kavinga Safari Camp

Kavinga Safari Camp offers mid-range but comfortable accommodation in Mana Pools National Park, with easy access for self-drivers and fly-in guests alike

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Dec 03, 2019

The Victoria Falls Are On The Rise Again

3 December 2019 As you know, the Victoria Falls is one of Mother Nature’s greatest works of art, and it is ever changing, with its water levels fluctuating

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Dec 03, 2019

Thank you so much!

Thank you for a wonderful cruise. She said yes!

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Dec 02, 2019

The Lookout Cafe is Now Open

2 December 2019 Almost a year after being burnt to the ground, the Lookout Cafe was reborn and is now open in the same location above the Batoka gorge.

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Nov 22, 2019

Victoria Falls Hotel to Undergo Major Refashioning

22 November 2019 The oldest hotel in Victoria Falls, but certainly one of the most fabulous, the Victoria Falls Hotel will be getting a major upgrade

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Nov 20, 2019

CAN i PURCHASE CURRENT 22019 CURRENCY

I have been collecting Zimbabwean currency since my visit there many years ago. I do not have the bond notes from 2016 nor the current 2019 issue. Is

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Nov 18, 2019

Wildlife Parks Close to Victoria Falls - A definitive guide

The top three Wildlife Parks close to Victoria Falls are Chobe, Hwange and Zambezi National Parks, all within a few hours' drive from the mighty Victoria Falls. Each with their pros and cons, we help you decide on which one suits you

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Nov 18, 2019

Just Perfect

What more can we say! We came up to stay in Victoria Falls for thé first week of our honeymoon and Victoria Falls guide without a doubt made our week

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Nov 15, 2019

Brilliant service and so helpful

I stumbled across Victoria Fall Guide by accident, but I am so glad I did. Tony and Boo were so helpful, advising us on the best activities for us as

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Nov 14, 2019

Our Wonderful Trip

Hi Boo Sorry that it has taken us so long to report back on our wonderful trip that you assisted us with. Colin took a chance on a company that he found

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Nov 13, 2019

We will be singing your praises to all who are going to wander your way.

Hi Boo Sorry that it has taken us so long to report back on our wonderful trip that you assisted us with. Colin took a chance on a company that he found

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Nov 08, 2019

What denominations of US currency are best to bring

You say to bring US$ cash. What denominations do you see most often and are likely to be most useful? Possibilities are $1, $5, $10, and $20.

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Nov 08, 2019

We enjoyed our trip very much!

Hi Kelly Let me start with a huge thank you my dear. You answered every question and concern I had before I left South Africa, and ensured that my vacation

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Nov 07, 2019

Victoria Falls Jet Boat - explore below the Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls Jet Boat under the Victoria Falls takes passengers up and down the Zambezi River rapids in thrilling pursuit of speed and adventure

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Nov 06, 2019

Convertion of zimbabwe dollars

Where can i convert my zimbabwe dollars in the philippines? What is the most adviseable way to convert or use it?

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Nov 06, 2019

Art Purchase

We purchased $20K of Shona sculpture from a gallery in Victoria Falls. We want to pay with our credit card but the shop owner is saying that he won't get

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Oct 31, 2019

Heatwave or Summer? Either Way, Stay Comfortable

31 October 2019 Southern Africa in general seems to be experiencing a bit of a heat wave of late, and the Zambezi River area certainly feels the burn

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Oct 28, 2019

Victoria Falls Entrance - prices, times and what to expect

Victoria Falls entrance information for both the Zimbabwean and Zambian side of this mighty waterfall - Current entrance fees, opening hours, how to get there and what to expect

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Oct 25, 2019

It helped so much having everything sorted beforehand

Hi Boo, I arrived back home to the UK this week after an incredible few weeks away and wanted to send you a note to thank you again for all the organising

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Oct 17, 2019

Could I exchange my 2008 Zim bond notes for US dollars there in Zimbabwe? If so, what i

Are my 2008 Zimbabwe bond notes good for exchange for US dollars within Zimbabwe? If so, what is the exchange rate? Thank you.

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Oct 17, 2019

Devils Pool was Amazing!

Good evening, I'm Elia Balestra. I'm here to thank you: the experience at Devils Pool was amazing. I really appreciated your kindness. And you're website

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Oct 07, 2019

Wonderful Weekend Victoria Falls

Stacey, We had such a wonderful weekend, and I want to thank you so much for your patience with our many changes in decision, your thoughtfulness, and

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Oct 04, 2019

Dusty Road Township Experience - traditional dining in Victoria Falls

A traditional dining experience like no other in Victoria Falls, Dusty Road in the township in Victoria Falls offers exquisite combinations of authentic Zimbabwean cuisine.

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Sep 30, 2019

Internet bandwidth

What about internet bandwidth are there any service providers that accept foreign credit/debit card?

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Sep 26, 2019

River Safari Update

26 September 2019 From 1st October 2019 until further notice, The Victoria river safari will not be travelling downstream to the islands above the Victoria

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Sep 23, 2019

Bushtracks Express to Run on Sundays

23 September 2019 The Bushtracks Express Steam train experience which runs every Tuesday and Friday, will start running on Sundays as well, beginning

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Sep 23, 2019

Highly Recommend!

Stacey did an outstanding job piecing together a complicated itinerary for our 3 day stay in Victoria Falls. She provided excellent advice on what activities

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Sep 10, 2019

Zimbabwe Billion Dollar Notes

I have a 10 billion dollar Zimbabwe note I was wondering can I change back to pounds at the currency exchange and if so how much is it worth to the pound

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Sep 06, 2019

National Parks Fees Increased for Local Zimbabweans...Again

6 September 2019 The National Parks fees for entrance into the Victoria Falls rainforest for Zimbabweans was once again increased a few weeks ago and

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Sep 04, 2019

Shongwe Lookout Guest Lodge - Victoria Falls Accommodation

The Shongwe Lookout Guest Lodge offers quality accommodation in a beautiful setting, plus a lookout tower for an extra special stay in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

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