Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

About Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls, known as "The Smoke that Thunders," is a spectacle of awe-inspiring beauty and grandeur on the Zambezi River, forming the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. This UNESCO World Heritage site is famous for being the largest curtain of falling water in the world, drawing adventurers for heart-pounding activities like bungee jumping and serene sunset river cruises. Come experience the magic of the falls and the vibrant wildlife that calls this majestic place home.

Community ratings

Cost

Well-known

Nature

Romantic

Nightlife

Victoria Falls highlights

Average temperature in June

25 °C / 77 °F

High season months

May, June, July, August, September

Local currency

Zimbabwean dollar (ZWL)

Local language

Shona, Northern Ndebele, English, Chewa, Chibarwe, Kalanga, Koisan, Nambya, Shangani, Ndau, Sign Language, Tonga, Sotho, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa

Closest Airports

  • Victoria Falls International Airport (ZW) - 18.0 km (11.2 mi)

Fun fact

500 million litres of water cascade every minute, equivalent of 200 Olympic-sized swimming pools.

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