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Common Questions


Accommodation in Victoria Falls

Accommodation
How much does accommodation cost in Victoria Falls?
Victoria Falls Activities

Activities What Activities can I do in Victoria Falls?
Victoria Falls climate and weather

Best Time to Visit When is the best time of the year to visit Victoria Falls?
Community Projects in Victoria Falls

Community Projects What community projects are there in Victoria Falls?
Eating out in Victoria Falls

Dining What restaurants are there in Victoria Falls?


Drinking Water Can I drink the water in Victoria Falls?
Currency used in Victoria Falls

Entrance Fees How much is the Entrance Fees to Victoria Falls?
Victoria Falls events

Events What's on in Victoria Falls?


Food Shortages Is it true that there are food shortages in Victoria Falls?


Fuel Shortages Are there fuel shortages?


Game What animals will I see in Zimbabwe?
Getting to Victoria Falls

Getting There How do I get to Victoria Falls?


Health Issues What will happen if I get sick whilst at Victoria Falls?


Itineraries Do you book and organize accommodation and activities?


Language in Vic Falls Does everybody speak English?
Mosquitoes and Malaria

Yellow Fever Certificates Do you need a Yellow Fever vaccination and certificate?
Mosquitoes and Malaria

Malaria & Mosquitoes Is there malaria in Victoria Falls?
Currency used in Victoria Falls

Money Matters Are there ATM machines in Victoria Falls - where I can withdraw cash?
Victoria Falls Guide email newsletter

Newsletter Do you have a newsletter with local information and updates?
Accommodation in Victoria Falls

Paying for Accommodation How do I pay for my accommodation?
Crime and safety

Safety Is it safe to visit Victoria Falls?
Shopping in Victoria Falls

Shopping What shops are there in Victoria Falls?
Zimbabwe Visas

Visas Do I need a visa for Zimbabwe?
Why you should come to Victoria Falls

Why Victoria Falls Why should I go to Victoria falls?
Zimbabwe or Zambia

Zimbabwe or Zambia? What is the difference between the Zimbabwean and Zambian side of the Falls?


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Border crossing with luggage 
Hi, I would like to know is it possible for me to carry all my luggage to visit Victoria fall from Zambia side and cross the border to Zimbabwe side and …

How much cash is needed? 
We are doing a 3 night safari in Hwange with Vintage Camp and then spending 3 nights at Victoria Safari Lodge. We have been told Zimzbabwe is pretty much …

Easiest & most cost effective option available 
Hey, My partner and I (UK citizens) are visiting Victoria Falls in August this year and fly into Vic Falls International airport whereby we have already …

Helicopter window seat 
How can I be sure of securing a window seat on "flight of angels"?

Month of visit & health issues 
Hello My wife has always wanted to visit the Victoria Falls, am considering early November, we are looking for nice relaxing holiday, see the falls …

Animals on grounds 
I saw a group of small, bushy tailed animals during my stay. What were they? What animals are there besides zebras, crocodiles, giraffes, impalas, and …

Questions on Visas, Passports & Borders 
i am a philippine national who is planning to visit victoria falls via zambia with my family. i applied for E visa online which was okay but could not …

Questions on Victoria Falls Entrance Fees & Information 
What are the 2018 entrance fees for South African residents for both sides of the Falls?

Questions on Victoria Falls Activities 
Hi there There are 10 of us coming to Vic Falls at the end of this month. Is it possible to organise/charter a private sunset cruise? If so, could it …

Questions on Money Matters Victoria Falls 
Is there a way to exchange money at the Vic Falls gate? I will visit for the day from Zambia. I will pay my entrance by card but if I want to buy a souvinier …

Questions on Other Vic Falls Topics 
I am battling to contact you.System rejects my e-mail.Please contact me-am planning a trip to Vic Falls in May 2018. Johann 0845831008.

Questions on Yellow Fever Vaccination Victoria Falls 
Your site and other info found on Google advises that a yellow fever certificate is no longer required to re enter South Africa after a visit to the Falls. …

Questions on Transport and Transfers 
Hi there, are motorbikes allowed access to the park? Are the roads tarred?

Questions on Victoria Falls Accommodation 
How far is it from Zambian border to Victoria Falls Hotel

Questions on Conservation & Environmental Issues 
Is using spotlights on night drives detrimental to the wildlife?

Questions on Internet & cell phone reception 
Hello, I am traveling to Zimbabwe and staying at Hwange National Park. My job requires me to be contactable all the time, so I would like to know what …

Questions on Health & Safety in Victoria Falls 
We are a group of 8 elderly persons visiting victoria falls (Zimbabwe)& will stay at hotel n1.Is it safe to go for dinner after sunset in the town? Can …

Questions on Tours of the Victoria Falls National Park 
I will be visiting Vic Falls in August. I can walk the distance to the falls from the Illala hotel, but must stop periodically to rest my back. Are there …

Questions on How to Get to Victoria Falls  
Would like to know if ther is any mode of transport to Victoria Falls besides the Pathfinder and flights

Questions on Itineraries and Advice 
We are a party of 4 adults who will be flying from South Africa to see Victoria Falls in early June 2015. Should we stay on the Zimbabwe or Zambia side? …

Questions on Weddings in Victoria Falls 
Hello Guys My sister is getting married and she pretty much has everything in her house so the conventional wedding gift is out of the question. I want …

Questions on Devils Pool Victoria Falls 
I'm doing a research for University and I'd like to know how much visitors in Devil's Pool contribute to Victoria Falls tourism. It would be very interesting …

Questions on Souvenirs & Shopping in Victoria Falls 
We are trying to decipher how much cash to bring with us for curios, and I was wondering the general cost of sculptures, African beaded jewelry, fabrics, …

Questions on Random Topics 
I live in the UK and have recently written a song which I would like to put on my Facebook and maybe YouTube and seek your permission to use some photographs …

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Questions on the Best Time of Year in Victoria Falls 
Is wildlife viewing typically better in the morning or in the afternoon? Is there a specific time of day when the animals are most active? Thanks!

Questions on Disable & Wheelchair Accessibility Questions 
Which hotels in vic falls are suitable for people in wheelchairs. Answer: This is a very good question and I'm going to contact the hotels to get clearer …

Questions on Car Hire Victoria Falls 
Hi, we are planning on being in Harare August 2014 from the U.S. and plan on visiting Vic Falls. Bus and Air schedules have changed and will not work …

Questions on Community interaction in Victoria Falls Zimbabwe 
where and which organisations are willing and currently working with youths especially the need and under-privileged? We got land and few connections …

Questions on Kariba 
Hi, As one alternative we are thinking to go by boat from Vic Falls to Kariba. The question we have is what kind of car we need from Vic Falls to Mlibizi. …

Questions on Food in Victoria Falls 
Hi Boo and Tony, I have a simple but quite important question: We are planning a camping holiday in Zimbabwe and will arrive at Vic Falls airport on …

Questions on Hwange National Park 
Hi, It's me again, Raphael from France. We'll be two families (one couple and two children more or less high each) and one couple, so ten persons. We …

Questions on Fishing in Victoria Falls 
We are planning a holiday at the victoria falls in October and wondered who would be the best fishing guide for tiger fish ? my husband is an avid fly …

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Safety, Guide Tour of the Falls, Day to Chobe worth the Money? The first question, is it safe to walk around the town by myself and do you happen to to know how far is it to the falls from my hostel Victoria Falls Backpackers (357 Gibson Road)?......

How much money to bring to Victoria Falls?... Did Lorrie agree to take euros? If not I will bring some dollars. Yes I will be paying all in  Euros cash, so please give me an estimate of what I need to bring. Including the visa cost.....

Moving to Victoria Falls?...I am moving to Victoria Falls and have been searching on line for information but it is quite limited because it is all based on tourism - can you please help me.....

 

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