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Wild Horizons Gorge Swing, Highwire & Adventure Slides

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Address: Batoka Gorge | between the Victoria Falls Hotel and Victoria Falls Bridge, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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+263 13 44571
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For years we have watched the Falcons soar above our rafts and the...

For years we have watched the Falcons soar above our rafts and the Kingfishers hover above our canoes and for years we have, along with millions of guests, looked up and wished the universal wish.......imagine being a bird!

Wild Horizons brings this dream to life with activities that will simply blow you away! Nothing could bring you closer to what it must be like to fly...!

GORGE SWING!

"Zero Gravity"

Imagine swinging in a child's swing in the playground...now imagine a giant swing 95m long and 120m high above water...now imagine a 70m free fall before you begin swinging. Stop imagining and test your courage!

Our Gorge Swing is suspended across the gorge at a point where the width is 316m and 120m deep. A harness is attached to the jumper and then the jumping ropes, the other end of which is pivoted to the middle of the cable. The jumper leaps off the edge of the gorge, free falling about 70m before going into a 95m long pendulum type swing.

THE ZIP LINE (FOOFIE SLIDE)!

Experience the adrenalin rush traveling a speed of 106 km's hurtling 425m across the gorge, while suspended 120m above the breath taking beauty of the Zambezi water below!

As the river zigzags down the Batoka Gorges, our cable is suspended across from one side to the other. For this product you are harnessed and attached to a pulley, then launched over the edge picking up speed as you descend over the water and reaching a speed of 106 km an hour.

   

THE FLYING FOX!

Take a running jump into thin air over the chasm, soaring horizontally through the air over the turmoil of the Zambezi below.

The gorge at this point is 200 meters wide and 120 meters deep. This is a great appetizer before you try the Zip Line and Gorge Swing.

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We switched from Shearwater to here

I've jumped the bridge twice and this year we decided to try something new. Wild horizons did not disappoint. We loved it for the following reasons, cheaper, no immigration or... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've jumped the bridge twice and this year we decided to try something new. Wild horizons did not disappoint. We loved it for the following reasons, cheaper, no immigration or border crossing, it was faster, it felt safer, there is a gorgeous view, the restaurant was awesome, and the shuttle was a bonus, it has become a staple of our... More 

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Gorge Swing, Highwire & Adventure Slides, responded to this review

Dear Michael Thank you so much for your awesome review! We are of course delighted that you decided to try out the Wild Horizons High Wire Activities on the Zimbabwean side and that you enjoyed it so much! Our staff work very hard to ensure that our guests have top quality service and safety is of paramount importance to us.... More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did the zip line and it was amazing! It was my first zip line ever, so I was a little nervous. It was a great experience. And such beautiful views!

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Gorge Swing, Highwire & Adventure Slides, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you did your first ever zip line with us and that it could be in such a beautiful setting. We hope to welcome you back for more zip line/gorge experiences! With kind regards Wild Horizons High Wire Adventures More 

Marblehead, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took the zip lining plunge to the Batoka Gorge and I really liked it. So sad it was too short. I paid $67.00 for it but what surprised me was the cost of having a photo or a video taken to commemorate the event by the staff. As my family had dispersed doing their own activity, I had no... More 

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Gorge Swing, Highwire & Adventure Slides, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. we are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your zip line experience so much. We apologize that our staff could not take a photo for you. However, this is company policy in case something should happen to your camera while the staff are using it. Unfortunately, Wild Horizons does... More 

Essex, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Firstly let me state that this review is not actually about the company that operates the actual helicopters. But this is about wild horizons and how they dealt with the booking, when there was low cloud ( hence nothing the helicopter company could do. So i booked trip as part of a package the day i arrived and wwas scheduled... More 

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Gorge Swing, Highwire & Adventure Slides, responded to this review

Dear Guest Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are very sorry to hear about the shoddy treatment that you received from Wild Horizons. This is certainly not the kind of feedback that we want to hear and we take these matters very seriously. We take great pride in offering our... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Our guides Nacho and Dinge were just great. My daughter was apprehensive at first and they managed her fear so well that after the first line, she was swinging along fearlessly and eventually went twice on the Flying Fox. Incredible views and because it's 9 lines to go through, it's practically the best value for money as an activity. By... More 

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Gorge Swing, Highwire & Adventure Slides, responded to this review

Dear Laila Thank you for your lovely review on Trip Advisor! We are so pleased that you and your daughter enjoyed the canopy tour so much and then went on to do more of our exciting High Wire activities. Our staff are dedicated to ensuring that all guests have a wonderful time while at the same time experiencing the highest... More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Booked by someone who doesn't do heights (me!) it was an amazing experience. The safety aspect was well monitored and the gear we wore was in very good condition. The 'zips' take you across the gorge in different lengths and drops.. 9 in all. TK was our guide and was fantastic. I did manage to keep my eyes open by... More 

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Gorge Swing, Highwire & Adventure Slides, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. We loved reading your description of your experience on the Canopy Tour and we are delighted that it turned out to be so enjoyable for you. Your kind comments about the professionalism of the staff, T.K. in particular, has been passed on to him. With kind regards Wild Horizons Gorge... More 

Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

So much fun! Such a thrill for this adrenaline junkie! Just do it! Tennis shoes would be best, as you have to kind of walk up the wall for a bit, when you come back up.

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Gorge Swing, Highwire & Adventure Slides, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. We love to hear how much guests have enjoyed their high wire activities with us. Thank you for recommending future guests to give it a go! With warm regards Wild Horizons High Wire Activities More 

Centurion, South Africa
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Awesome experience, full of adrenaline, will never forget. the amazing views around you make it even more dramatic. It might be a bit pricey (not sure, never did this before anywhere else), but in my opinion is well worth it. They also offer you a set of videos and fotos of your swing and zip-line, a bit overpriced perhaps, but... More 

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Gorge Swing, Highwire & Adventure Slides, responded to this review

Dear Luis Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your high wire experience with us so much. Our staff are highly trained to ensure that our guests are not only totally safe but have a wonderful time too. Thank you for your your excellent recommendation. With... More 

Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Ended up here on our walk to the Bridge. Well run and fun adventure,much like bungee jumping into the canyon. My 13 and 18 yr old kids loved it. Not for the faint hearted!

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Gorge Swing, Highwire & Adventure Slides, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your lovely review! We are so glad that you ended up at the gorge swing on your way to the bridge. The gorge swing is very exciting and we loved to hear how much your children enjoyed it. Thank you for your kind comments about our professionalism - safety is very important to us. With... More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Wow - what a rush! well organized and professional. Beautiful views from the adjacent restaurant as well.

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Gorge Swing, Highwire & Adventure Slides, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your adrenaline rush and found our company to so professional and organized. It is very important to,us that we maintain the highest standards at all times. We are also pleased to hear that you managed to visit the Lookout... More 

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