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Adaptor Plug 
Which adaptor plug do you need for Victoria Falls or Zimbabwe. We are traveling from the United States.

Devils Pool Opening (Aug) 
Hello. I have a flight into Victoria Falls on August 26, and its unclear still whether devils pool will be open. I do have a flexible ticket up to 48 hours …

Devils pool opening 
What date in Sept does this excursion typically open? My reservation is for Sept 13 2024. I can you send me data for when this excursion has opened …

visa for both side italian people 
Hi! we are from Italy, so we didn't need Visa to visit Zambia. We will stay few days in Livingstone and we want to go to Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe). …

Power Cuts 
I hear from relatives in South Africa that they have a lot of power cuts. Is Zimbabwe in the same position as we are hoping to visit Vic Falls and Kariba …

Devil pool swim open in July 
Would we be able to go on a Devil Pools swim tour July 25, or will the water level still be too high? BR Monica, Denmark

Zimbabwe elections 2023 
Zimbabwe will hold general elections during July or August 2023. Will these affect tourists visiting Victoria Falls and Hwange National Park? Do you have …

San village? 
Is there an opportunity to visit a San Village? I realize that most of the population resides in the Kalahari but wondered if any communities existed near …

Tour from Zambia 
I will be travelling to Livingstone some time in November. I would like to visit the Zimbabwean side of the falls (day trip) including lunch at the Lookout …

Weight for helicopter flight 
What is the maximum weight for the helicopter flight above Victoria Falls?

Visa options for Zim-Zam and Botswana 
Hello, I plan to arrive at VFA airport and go straight to Chobe NP for 2 nights, then return to Victoria Falls and do multiple crossings between Zim and …

Yellow Fever Vaccine 
I am flying to Cape Town from the United States and will then fly to Victoria Falls. Do I need a yellow fever vaccine?

Water levels in September/October 2023 
I am planning a trip to East Africa for September. Considering adding Victoria Falls, but I'm hearing the falls themselves may be dry-ish that time of …

Difference between Livingstone and Victoria Falls airport and Namibia? 
We are arriving at LVI and staying on the Zambia side but will cross into Zimbabwe to see the Falls from both sides. Two questions: When we depart …

Questions on Victoria Falls Accommodation 
Kindly confirm if there are any rooms (for two adults) with air conditioning at Lokuthula? Does Lokuthula have its own restaurant or do they form part …

Questions on Visas, Passports & Borders 
We are a family of 4 travelling to Livingstone for 5 days in December. My daughter's SA passport expires on 5 January - is that ok?

Questions on the Best Time of Year in Victoria Falls 
Good morning. We have booked guests to visit Vic Falls this weekend ( 29 Nov - 02 Dec 2018. What is the current levels of the water?

Questions on Money Matters Victoria Falls 
What is the amount of tips we need to give to the tour guide and driver

Questions on Random Victoria Falls Topics 
We are a group of 4 adults & will likely book activities when we arrive. I like your website for a variety of activities but did not see an address …

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 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 to Victoria Falls 
Hi there, are motorbikes allowed access to the park? Are the roads tarred?

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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 & Answers on Getting 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 & Answers 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 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 and Zimbabwe 
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 - Houseboats and general 
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 …

FAQ's - 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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