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Devil's Pool is adjacent to the famous Livingstone Island situated on the edge of the Victoria Falls. Guests can choose to enjoy an exhilarating swim to the edge of the falls during their Livingstone Island visit. The Devil's Pool is usually open...more
Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road | Victoria Falls, Livingstone 20100, Zambia
+260 21 3327450
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Reviewed yesterday

You can only visit Devil's Pool during the dry season (Sept-Dec). The tour leaves from the Royal Livingstone hotel and is only a 5 minute boat ride over to the island. The guides were professional, knowledgeable, and made sure you were safe at all times....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HowIJourney
Reviewed 6 days ago

Absolutely must do if you're in Victoria Falls. The trip was fantastic...safe...the lunch was delicious. Could not have asked for a better experience...in fact I visited Devils Pool twice :)

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ben P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The guides are very well equipped and we felt safe at every stage. They are patient with those a little tentative and at no stage did we feel in danger or rushed. It's a unique experience that you can't put into words and it's totally...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank simonmN5784FE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This activity is a must do if you visit the Vic Falls on the Zambia side. Incredible experience! The activity is offered by Tongabezi Lodge. The staff were incredible and made you feel 100% safe at all times. This is an experience you will never...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DawidM2143
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love heights and being extremely extreme! This was perfect! You take a boat over to Livingstone island and lock up your valuables, then you swim across the Zambezi River. (in mid november 2018 there was very mild current) then you get in the pool...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Mariellelikesnow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a must do when you come to the Vic falls!! The food you get on the island is great aswell!! Very friendly tour guides. And they take pictures for you and don’t charge you anything extra!! Unlike the helicopter flight (flight of angels)...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank FanieT11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was a little worried going into this that swimming in devils pool would feel scary but we felt totally safe with our guides. They held our feet and were always nearby when we were near the edge. We were lucky enough to get a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank H6886MElaureng
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a Zambian, I had never done the devils pool, and i am SO glad I did. It was my french boyfriends first time in Zambia and Africa, he had never seen anything like it. Very well organised, we were extremely lucky to have a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nakita Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Devil's Pool is one the things you first get to know when searching about Victoria Falls. My wife and I did the tour with Tongabezi and we just loved! Although it might seem crazy to be on the edge of the waterfall, the guides are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rick-panda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would highly recommend this activity. It's quite pricey for a very short activity but a once in a lifetime experience. The guides are super-professional and your safety is their number one concern. Great for thrill-seekers and awesome photographic memories.

Date of experience: October 2018
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8 September 2018|
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Response from Tongabezi | Property representative |
Hi Christopher, The Livingstone Island fees include Park Fees, but it is not quite the same fee so guests still need to pay entrance to the Falls in order to roam on the Zambian side. I hope this helps. Best wishes, Team... More
2 September 2018|
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Response from Dimple2013 | Reviewed this property |
No it’s not a must but if u had a good pair of scuba/snorkelling shoes it will make walking in the water before u get to the devils pool easier
Gloria S
13 April 2018|
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Response from Tongabezi | Property representative |
Hi Gloria. The actual minimum is seven years old, but yes, only if the child is a strong swimmer. The Devil's Pool experience is actually quite accessible, but there is a bit of a swim to get to the pool. We hope this helps!