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Important Newsflash

On this page we update you with any important changes to Zimbabwean regulation or news  that might affect your trip. If you are travelling to Victoria Falls make sure you read the articles below to ensure that your travel arrangements will not be affected.

This includes things like airport taxes, strikes, entry requirements, visa costs, border procedures, anything really that relates to travelling to Victoria Falls.

Newsflash that affects travellers to Zimbabwe

Help us out - If you know of any regulation changes or news that might be helpful to other visitors, please submit them into the box below.

Newsflash Updates

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Zambezi Water Levels & Closures 
The Zambezi River Water levels have risen to the point of the annual rafting closure. Below the Falls, the Zambezi White-water rafting in Victoria Falls …

Zambezi River Report - Higher levels, Rafting and Devils Pool 
9 January 2018 It is the time for High Water rafting once again as the Zambezi River water levels rise on a daily basis. High Water Rafting - …

Botswana Tourism Levy Cancelled 
11 December 2017 The Tourism Development Levy (TDL) first proposed by the Botswana Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources and Conversation has been …

Just for the Season! 
29 November 2017 For this December season only, you can enjoy a Champagne Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River for just US$40 per person! Sip on wine, …

Current Situation in Zimbabwe 
Monday 20 November 2017 09:30am An emotional rollacoaster of a weekend saw thousands of people taking to the streets peacefully and in total solidarity, …

KAZA Visa Back in Circulation 
5 December 2017 KAZA UNIVISA stickers are available at all ports of entry into Zimbabwe & Zambia, however availability of the KAZA UNIVISA cannot …

New Update on the KAZA UniVisa 
6 October 2017, It has been reported that the KAZA visa stickers will return to Zambia and Zimbabwe ports of entry where they have previously been issued …

Important Information for Self-drivers & the Cash Situation 
28 September, 2017 The Fuel Situation We would like to inform all our self-driving guests that there is currently a shortage of fuel in Victoria …

Zambezi River Report - Low Water & Touring the Victoria Falls 
25 September 2017 The Zambezi River water levels have continued to drop since our last report, but have done so faster than usual for this time of …

KAZA Visa Exhausted in Zimbabwe 
12 September, 2017 As anticipated after the UniVisa ran out in Zambia a few weeks ago, the stickers have now also been spent at Zimbabwe ports of …

Peak Season Border Delays 
15 August 2017 It is peak season - that time of the year when the weather gets warmer, and more people make their way to Victoria Falls for their vacation. …

Botswana Tourism Levy latest update 
1st July 2017 Since the announcement of the introduction of the Botswana Tourism Development Levy (TDL) earlier this year, the said levy has not yet …

KAZA UniVisa Runs Out in Zambia 
25 August 2017 There is currently a shortage of the KAZA UniVisa stickers in Zambia at all four of the entry ports. Livingstone Airport, Lusaka Airport, …

New Botswana Tourism Levy 
27 April 2017 In an effort to raise funds to improve Botswana's tourism sector, their Ministry of Environment Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism …

Zambezi River report - Rising waters; rafting and devils swim move to high water  
High Water Rafting 10th January 2017 Please note that Low Water Rafting is now closed after a sudden rise in the Zambezi River as a result of heavy …

Great News! The KAZA Uni-visa is Back 
21 December, 2016 After a long wait, the governments of Zimbabwe and Zambia have agreed to reinstate the KAZA Uni-Visa which will start being issued …

Devils Swim - Essential to Pre Book During High Season 
The Devils Swim and Livingstone island tour is an extremely popular activity which has limited space due to the size of the island and restrictions imposed …

Cash shortages in Zimbabwe 
26th May 2016 Zimbabwe currently has an extreme shortage of US$ cash notes . Towns such as Victoria Falls seems to be a little more liquid than the …

Archived Victoria Falls Newsflashes 
We have received the following notification for the Livingstone Island Activities: “We apologize for the short notice for the closure of the Livingstone …

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