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Livingstone Island Tour
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“high tea”(22 reviews)
Livingstone Island is perched on the edge of the Victoria Falls in the very midst of this thundering mass of water. Your visit begins with a thrilling ride through the channels of the Zambezi. Thereafter, you will be taken on a guided exploration of...more
Tongabezi | Private Bag 31, Livingstone 20100, Zambia
+260 21 3327450
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a tour to Livingstone Island to swim in the Devils Pool since we were visiting the falls during dry season. The whole experience was incredible! We ended up booking the high tea time slot and while it was a bit more expensive, the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank archrsmith
Reviewed 7 November 2018

A unique experience and the best way to see Victoria Falls -- swimming in a pool on top and looking down the gorge. A very professional and friendly operation.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alexander P
Reviewed 1 November 2018

We did this excursion, with Shearwater, from our B&B in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. They organised the Zim side pick up, transfer to the border and a pick up on the other side to the Royal Livingstone hotel. You (UK) do need a visa to get...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CambridgeJames
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

This was an interesting tour. My husband and I did not swim as Devils Pool was to high. You get a walking tour and get extremely close to the falls on the Zambia’s side. Be sure to wear shorts as you get very muddy and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank susanjredmond
Reviewed 4 October 2018

This was a real surprise. You will not see the Victoria Falls any better than this. Worth the money,

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Kim007007
Reviewed 28 September 2018

This trip is not for the faint hearted but if you can, do it. It involves a short( fast) boat ride to Livingstone island. A safety briefing; a wade and short swim ( in line and following a guide) towards the pool; a scramble over...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MrPhil1973
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Very cool visit to angels pool! Bathing on the edge and seeing everything, just right there is amazing. Even the boat ride there was so much fun! The experience was great! However, the company and communication was quite poor. The pickup spot had been changed,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank the-non-residents
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We took this trip from the Royal Livingstone Hotel on the banks of the Zambezi and nothing can prepare you for the sheer thrill and excitement of the swim in the pool that is just 1.5 meters from the edge of the waterfall! We went...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Historybuff_9
Reviewed 29 August 2018

The trip is expensive but we thought well worth it. To see the Falls from above is quite phenomenal. I did not swim in the Angels Pool but watched my daughter do so with my heart in my mouth. The guides took fantastic photos and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Emma H
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Can only agree with some other reviews here. The staff and the organisation of the whole tour was the worst ever. Our guide was super unfriendly and impatient. So it turned out to be more a rushed tour than anything else. It seemed to me...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Pat B
3 June 2018|
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Response from Tongabezi | Property representative |
Not at all! You can actually only walk to Livingstone Island at very specific times of the year, and only with official Tongabezi guides, because it's right in the middle of the waterfall. It's far more likely that you would... More
13 January 2018|
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Response from Mahriah | Reviewed this property |
Hi! The tour is called “Livingstone Island Tour.” The price varies depending upon what time of day your tour is. Can’t remember exactly what I paid. There is only one tour as it’s owned by the hotel, so it doesn’t really... More
Peggy B
22 October 2017|
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Response from Christina H | Reviewed this property |
Hi! My husband and I went to Angel's Pool in early July of 2016. I wouldn't know the exact temperature... but I had no issues :) though I was excited and wasn't going to let it stop me haha, I recall my husband grimacing and... More