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Address: Livingstone, Zambia
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Come to Livingstone Zambia and view one of the seven natural wonders of the...

Come to Livingstone Zambia and view one of the seven natural wonders of the world - the magnificent VICTORIA FALLS. Also known as "Mosi Oa Tunya" - the smoke that thunders - the Victoria Falls is one of the most spectacular sights in the world and you will be able to view this amazing waterfall from the comfort of one of our helicopters. This experience will definitely qualify as the flight of your life as you embark on the "Flight of Angels".

The pilot will orbit to the right and left, enabling passengers on both sides of the helicopter to photograph and view the mighty Victoria Falls.

Once completed you will proceed upriver to Long Island and the Mosi Oa Tunya National Park where you may spot some of Africa's large game.

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The falls from the air

One of the highlights of going to the falls is in the experience of seeing this absolute wonder form the air. this is a must do on your list of to do when you visit the mighty... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
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Ndola, Zambia

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Ndola, Zambia
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44 reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

One of the highlights of going to the falls is in the experience of seeing this absolute wonder form the air. this is a must do on your list of to do when you visit the mighty Victoria Falls.

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Thank maxine1andonly
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

What an experience! We went on the 30 minute flight through the gorge, over the falls and then up river. The staff are friendly and professional and the helicopter is modern, well equipped and comfortable. The really knows his stuff, gave us a good thrill without feeling uncomfortable. I can only recommend this!

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Seattle, Washington
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106 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Our hotel arranged this tour for us and we're so glad they did. These guys were professional, safety conscious, and fun. We opted for the slightly longer, and more expensive, tour that went down into the gorge and we're glad we did! It was a great way to get a look at the falls from the air. The pilot took... More 

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Hermanus, South Africa
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

UAC uses the Colibri range of helicopters - safe & quiet. Take off was smooth & once over the Batoka Gorge the views are just incrdible. Ive been to the Falls many, many times and never before have I enjoyed this panoramic scenery. It puts it all into perspective of how the gorge and the river have cut the earths... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Having seen the falls from ground level it is difficult to take in have big they really are but from the air you can really see them in their full glory. The flight although expensive is well worth it. We opted for the longer flight which started by going down into the gorge and then over the falls before finally... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

A helicopter flight low into the gorge and then over the Victoria Falls should be on everyone’s bucket list. It was an incredible 20 minutes journey and words cannot describe it. I have no hesitation in recommending the 20 minutes trip. The shorter trip is less expensive but one would lose out on winding low in the gorge section. The... More 

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Glasgow, Scotland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We decided to splash out on a 12-15 minute trip over Victoria Falls. It wasn't cheap at $148 each but was undoubtedly an incredible trip. We were collected from our lodge and were taken to the take-off site at Baobab cafe. From here we (2 adults, 2 kids (13 and 11) were given a safety briefing then onto the chopper.... More 

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Punta Cana
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4 reviews
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Six of us took the helicopter trip and it was such a great experience. I wanted to fly over Victoria Falls to take aerial pictures. We also went into the Gorge and it was surreal. I enjoyed the Gorge more. I would recommend United Air Charter as their helicopter offers better view.

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10 reviews
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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

I have given this 5 stars simply because the experience was nothing short of amazing. Seeing the falls from 1500ft above ground is a memorable experience and we loved it! The pilot Dale was very knowledgeable and very friendly. Definitely recommending this and doing it again

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Lizell_12, Manager at United Air Charter, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your flight ! Thank you for the feedback will forward it to Dale ! More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

A very professional pilot who explained may things about the falls. To see the falls from a helicopter was amazing. We also flew over the river and saw elephants, hippos and crocodiles. Just wonderful.

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Lizell_12, Manager at United Air Charter, responded to this review

Thank you for flying with us ! Glad you enjoyed your flights ! More 

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