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4023 Sichango Road, Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, Livingstone, Zambia
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PO Box 60971, Livingstone, Zambia
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Luxury cruises

Livingstone's Adventure gives you an opportunity to experience all the natural wonders that the mighty Zambezi River has to offer on luxurious cruises. This service is offered by the African Cruise Company. Its fleet is made up of the African Queen, a triple deck 70-foot catamaran and the slightly smaller, but equally luxurious, African Princess.
Amazing panoramic views of the mighty Zambezi River
A selection of packages to choose from
Host your business event or special occasion

The African Cruise Company fleet of cruisers offers amazing panoramic views of the mighty Zambezi River at various times of the day. On-board, you will experience exceptional service and the food is delicious. This is an unforgettable experience that will take you back to an era when time stood still.

Luxury cruises are perfect for celebrating life’s milestones and are also ideal for various formal and informal functions. You can choose to go on a breakfast, mid-morning, lunch or sunset cruise. If you want some privacy, the Captain’s Cabin provides the ultimate in luxury and uniqueness.

Cruises

Breakfast cruise: Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast on this two-hour sunrise cruise. It is the ideal way to start your day of exploring. If you are lucky, you might see some hippos or hear the cry of the fish eagle.

Mid-morning cruise: A leisurely two-hour cruise that lets you experience the African savannah as it goes about its day. You will be served with light snacks and pastries while you enjoy tranquillity at its best on the spectacular Zambezi River.

Lunch cruise: Enjoy a wide variety of delicious African cuisine surrounded by nature and wildlife basking in the midday sun on this one and a half hour cruise.

Sunset cruise: On this wonderful two-hour cruise, you can sip a wide selection of traditional cocktails and enjoying delicious snacks while you heed the call of Africa.

Captain’s cabin: Enjoy your choice of one of the above cruises on the top deck, in the company of the Captain. This is perfect for those wanting a more private affair.

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$35
The African Cruise Company fleet is made up of the impressive African Queen, a triple deck 70 foot catamaran and the slightly smaller, but equally luxurious, African Princess. Both offer the charming combination of panoramic views of the mighty Zambezi River at various times of the day and gracious hospitality - creating unforgettable experiences that will take you back to an era when time stood still. Perfect for celebrating life’s milestones, these cruises are ideal function venues, so make sure to find out more about hosting your business event or special occasion. Arguably the best sunset cruise Victoria Falls has to offer, a trip on the African Queen or African Princess are without a doubt a bucket-list Zambian experience.
$55
There is no better way to cruise down the mighty Zambezi in style. Experience the best of both worlds on this Zambezi River sunset cruise with a difference. The Ultimate River Cruise combines the picturesque tranquillity of the Zambezi River Sunset Cruise with the excitement of a River Safari in order to experience two sides of this world-renowned river. Being a smaller boat, the Zambezi River Safari is able to meander along remote channels and speed across rapids, while the African Queen and African Princess offers the chance to recline and enjoy gracious hospitality. The Ultimate River Cruise Experience offers both unique river cruises in one unforgettable combination activity that will ensure you experience all the perfect Zambezi river sunset cruise. At the Royal Livingstone deck, board the River Safari boat for an exciting speedy ride over the rapids, then slow down to a leisurely pace to enjoy close-up game viewing before stopping for delicious refreshments on one of the islands. The adventure then continues upstream on the Zimbabwean side of Siloka Island where you join the African Queen or the African Princess to toast the Zambezi sunset from the comfort of these royal cruises. The trip back to the Royal Landing in the fading light is a magical conclusion to your Zambezi experience.

Victoria Falls river safaris

Victoria Falls river safaris offer you an exceptional upper river safari experience. You will view a wide array of the game as you explore the mighty Zambezi River in a propeller-free safari boat. This operator will take you to amazing parts of the Zambezi that have previously been out of reach. You will get to choose from various cruise options to give you the ultimate experience.
Explore the mighty Zambezi River in a propeller-free safari boat
You will view a wide selection of game
Enjoy the thrill of speeding over rapids

On a Victoria Falls River Safari, you will enjoy the thrill of speeding over rapids then slowing down for a leisurely game viewing trip around the islands and channels above the Victoria Falls.

Cruises

Early morning cruise: Starting at 08:00 am, this safari offers fantastic game viewing and great photographic opportunities. You will be served with freshly baked muffins and hot refreshments. This is a two-hour river experience.

Lunch cruise: Pick up time at 11:30 am. This is a two-hour cruise on the majestic Zambezi that gives you a chance of seeing white rhino, breeding herds of elephant, buffalo, giraffe, and smaller antelope as well as a wide array of birdlife. A light meal and drinks are included.

Sunset cruise: Pick up time is 15:30 hrs in winter and 16:00 hrs in summer. This is a two-hour late afternoon game viewing cruise. Light snacks and sundowners complete this magical experience on the Zambezi.

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Victoria Falls River Safaris offers you an exceptional upper river safari experience. Their specifically designed propeller-free safari boats can operate in water as shallow as 20cm, increasing their operational range to as close as 200 metres from the Victoria Falls. As a result, they can now offer cruises to amazing parts of the Zambezi that have previously been out of reach. Enjoy the thrill of speeding over rapids then slowing down for a leisurely game viewing trip around the islands.
$35
The ultimate introduction to the mighty Zambezi and an exciting start to your holiday! Residents at Minor Hotels Resort can now arrive at their destination in splendid style; on the Zambezi River. A visit to Livingstone is synonymous with Victoria Falls and the mighty Zambezi River; it is fitting therefore to begin your holiday whizzing across the river in a speedboat toward the mystical spray of the Falls.

Fishing

Do you want to do something different? How about going on a fishing excursion on the Zambezi River. With more than 75 species in these waters, this is one of the most exciting and challenging experiences for avid anglers: an opportunity to catch the Tiger Fish. It is rated by many anglers as the finest freshwater fighting fish in the world.
A fishing excursion on the Zambezi River
An opportunity to catch the Tiger Fish
Try out something different

At 07:30 am, Minor Resort Hotel residents are collected by boat at the Royal Livingstone Hotel deck, and a road transfer will collect guests from accommodation venues in Livingstone town. Departure is at 08:00 am from the Royal Landing Jetty for an exciting morning’s fishing on the Zambezi. Both trips return at 12:00 pm.

Your fishing trip starts at Kalai island about 9 km above the Victoria Falls. You will be moved downstream between the islands looking for the best spot where the fish are found. The operator supplies all fishing equipment and tackle. A standard replacement fee will be charged for all lures lost.

Non-fishing partners can also join the river safari experience at a special rate. The maximum number of anglers is 6 and a minimum number of anglers per boat is 4 plus two non-fishing partners. The rate includes return transport to your hotel, early morning tea and coffee, a light snack and cold drinks.

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The ultimate fishing experience on the mighty Zambezi River. With over 75 species in these waters, you cannot go wrong with a fishing excursion on the Zambezi River. It offers one of the most exciting and challenging experiences for avid anglers: an opportunity to catch the Tiger Fish. Rated by many sports anglers as the finest freshwater fighting fish in the world, this powerful and swift predator is sure to give you a run for your money. The fishing starts at Kalai Island about 9 km above the falls. You will then move downstream between the islands looking for the best spot where the fish are found.

Zambezi canoe trips and water taxi

Canoe on the Zambezi River through narrow channels and drift down endless stretches of one of Africa’s most majestic rivers. Zambezi canoe trips combine the exquisite stillness of the river with a raw wildness that is not easy to find in many other Livingstone activities. With a water taxi service, residents at Minor Hotels Resort can now arrive at their destination in splendid style.
Canoe on the Zambezi River through narrow channels
Explore the many islands that fight the tides and view game from water-level
Water taxi - a thrilling 10 minute ride to the Royal Livingstone’s Sun Deck

On Zambezi canoe trips, you will enjoy the breath-taking scenery and great bird and game viewing. You can choose from the following packages:

Half-day canoe safari: Choose between a morning canoe safari from 08:30 am to 12:00 pm or an afternoon on the Zambezi from 13:30 hrs to 17:00 hrs. You will enjoy hours of canoeing while you explore narrow channels. Light snacks and beverages are included.

Full day canoe safari: For an amazing day’s game viewing on the mighty Zambezi River. The adventure starts at 08:00 am until 17:00 hrs. You will Paddle past crossing elephants and hippo pools and spot abundant birdlife and game as you drift past the Zambezi Game Park and Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park. Light lunch and refreshments included.

Multi-day safari: Two days of canoeing with day one starting at 08:00 and day two finishing at 11:00 am. You will enjoy a full day and night quest on the Zambezi, stopping to explore islands and enjoy amazing game viewing, an activity which can only be surpassed by a night camping under the stars.

Team building: Perfect for organizations, this is an incredible two-night, three-day adventure on the Zambezi River. The hours spent together canoeing down narrow channels, drifting peacefully down the river, viewing game and exploring islands is an ideal bonding experience. Your team will camp under the African sky, learning about survival techniques and being close to nature. This is an unforgettable group getaway.

Water taxi

As a guest, you will be dropped off at the Royal Landing Jetty, with your luggage conveniently taken to your hotel by road. You will then be whisked away on a boat for a thrilling 10-minute ride to the Royal Livingstone’s Sun Deck and welcomed by the hotel’s check-in staff. This is a wonderful start to exploring all Livingstone has to offer.

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$105
Canoe on the mighty Zambezi through narrow channels and drift down endless stretches of one of Africa’s most majestic rivers. Looking for a Victoria Falls activity with a difference? Join Makora Quest for the opportunity to wind your way through narrow channels and drift down endless stretches of one of Africa’s most majestic rivers. This tranquil activity combines the exquisite stillness of the Zambezi River with a raw wildness that is not easy to find in many other Victoria Falls activities. Experience the activity of a lifetime with a Zambezi canoe safari and explore the many islands that fight the tides and view game from water-level. Accompanied by a professional guide, enjoy breath-taking scenery and great bird and game viewing with a choice of a half day, full day, or the amazing overnight experience. Truly one of the best kept Zambezi River secrets; a canoe safari is a ‘must-do’ Victoria Falls activity.

Horse back trails and carriage rides

Accompanied by a team of experienced riders and instructors, enjoy peaceful horseback trail rides while you explore Zambia’s magnificent landscapes as well as exciting bird and wildlife sightings. The Victoria Carriage Company also operates Victorian-style horse-drawn carriages around the Minor Hotels Resort, as well as the magnificent rides within the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park.
Peaceful horseback trail rides
Magnificent landscapes and wildlife sightings
Horse drawn carriage experience around the resort complex

The Victoria Carriage Company offers magnificent rides along trails within the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park which boast stunning landscapes and the chance of spotting game. The company also operates Victorian-style horse-drawn carriages in and around the Minor Hotels Resort, transporting you back to a former era of grace and charm.

Horseback trails packages

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced rider, this operator has designed specific horseback riding lesson packages for your skill level.

Two-hour trial: Exciting rides within the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park with beautiful scenery near the Zambezi River. Departure times are between 07:00 am and 15:00 hrs.

Half-day ride with lunch: Ride through the unspoiled Zambian bush followed by a delicious lunch at the stables. Departure time from the stables is at 08:00 am.

Half hour pony rides: An introduction to horse riding for children over the age of four years. Rides are between 08:00 am and 16:00 hrs.

Horse-drawn carriage package

Half hour horse-drawn carriage: A ride around the Minor Hotels Resort complex in a truly unique way. This will take you back in time to a bygone era of elegance and style.

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The Victoria Carriage Company operates Victorian style horse drawn carriages in and around the Minor Hotels Resort, transporting you back to a former era of grace and charm. They also offer magnificent horseback rides from the Minor Resorts along trails within the National Park which boast beautiful Livingstone landscapes and the chance of spotting game.

Microlight and ultralight flights

Batoka Sky’s microlight and ultralight flights offer unique and breath-taking views of the Victoria Falls and the spectacular gorge that the mighty Zambezi River has carved into the surrounding landscape over many thousands of years. Book now and feel the thundering river and the incredible power of the falls.
Microlight and ultralight flights
Breath-taking views of the Victoria Falls and Batoka Gorge
Feel the thundering river and the incredible power of the falls

15-minute flight of the angels: This is an exciting introductory flight over the Victoria Falls, the islands near it and mighty Zambezi River.

30-minute flight of the angels and game viewing: Fly over the Zambezi River and Victoria Falls. After this, you will head upstream along the Zambezi River to Kalai Island, where the pilot will do a low-level swoop over the Mosi-oa-Tunya Zoological Park for game viewing.

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$20
Batoka Sky Productions have vast experience filming and photographing events, corporate functions, team building activities and weddings. Productions can film and photograph any Victoria Falls activities providing great Livingstone memories for families and groups.
$179
Batoka Sky’s exhilarating Microlight flights offer unique, uninhibited and literally breathtaking views of the Victoria Falls and the spectacular gorge that the Zambezi River has carved into the surrounding landscape over many thousands of years. This is an experience not to be missed... you may even feel like you have been kissed by an angel as you fly through the “smoke” of the Victoria Falls.
$179
Batoka Sky’s exhilarating Ultralight flights offer unique, uninhibited and literally breathtaking views of the Victoria Falls and the spectacular gorge that the Zambezi River has carved into the surrounding landscape over many thousands of years. This is an experience not to be missed... you may even feel like you have been kissed by an angel as you fly through the “smoke” of the Victoria Falls.

Helicopter flights

Batoka Sky gives you the chance to experience the flight of angels, a memorable helicopter flight with breathtaking views of the Victoria Falls, Batoka Gorge, Zambezi River, and Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park. You can choose from 15 minutes, 22 minutes and 30-minute flights. This will definitely give you the experience to remember for the rest of your life.
Breathtaking views of the falls, gorge, river and national park
Choose from 15 minute, 22 minute and 30 minute flights
Memorable helicopter flights

Flights

Short helicopter flight (approx. 15 min): You will depart from the Maramba Airfield and fly over the incredible scenery of the Zambezi River and Victoria Falls.

22-minute flight: A slightly longer flight with the addition of an exciting fly down into the Batoka Gorge.

Long flight (approx 30 mins): After viewing the falls, you will be flown over the local villages to the Batoka Gorge, following the Zambezi River to rapid 26.

Gorge lift outs: After your white water rafting activity on the Zambezi River, climbing out of the Batoka Gorge and the subsequent road transfer can take up to two hours and is challenging. Lift outs, on the other hand, take just 15 minutes and include an exciting flight through the gorge, circling over the falls and then landing at the Maramba Aerodrome.

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Batoka Sky Productions have vast experience filming and photographing events, corporate functions, team building activities and weddings. Productions can film and photograph any Victoria Falls activities providing great Livingstone memories for families and groups.
$189
Experience the Flight of Angels, an unforgettable helicopter flight with breathtaking views of the mighty Victoria Falls, the Batoka Gorge, the Zambezi River and the lush Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park. With Batoka Sky, adventurers can choose from 15 minute, 22 minute and 30 minute Victoria Falls helicopter flights. They also offer Gorge Liftouts, because after White Water Rafting on the Zambezi River, the best way to return to Livingstone is by helicopter. It is an exhilarating finish to your river rafting experience, which saves you an exhausting two hour walk! Another incredible experience offered by Batoka Sky is the Gorge Picnic at Bobo Camp; a delectable lunch at rapid 21 accompanied by stunning aerial views over the Zambezi River and Batoka Gorge.
$2,088
Enjoy an exilarating private 1 hour helicopter flight with the best pilots the heart of Africa has to offer.

Quad bike trails

The Livingstone Quad Company offers exciting quad bike trails. You can push the limits and feel the force as you explore rough terrain on a quad bike. You will be treated to amazing panoramic views and wildlife sightings under the supervision of a guide. Trips vary from bush track riding (while experiencing the local village life) to quad bike eco safaris.
Exciting quad bike trails
Amazing panoramic views and wildlife sightings
You will be under the supervision of a guide

Quad trails

60-minute Eco-Trail at Batokaland: An exciting fun-filled one hour ride through the Zambian bush which takes you over humps, through ditches, around bends and downhills. Chances of meeting game as you ride adds to the thrill of the trail. Departure times, every 2 hours from 07:00 am.

150-minute village trail: Ride from Mukuni to Machenje Village over a dune, through dense bush and on to the Sichilobe Village. This trail gives you an opportunity to interact with the locals. When you reach Machenje, you can stop for a drink, turn around and the adventure starts all over again. Departure times are on request.

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By the Livingstone Quad Company. Hop onto the back of a quad and be treated to awesome panoramic views and wildlife sightings with friends or family under the supervision of a qualified guide. Trips vary from bush track riding (while experiencing the local village life) to quad bike eco safaris.

Bundu rafting

Livingstone's Adventure gives you a chance to experience world class white water rafting on the Zambezi River below the Victoria Falls. With its deep channels and high water volumes, the Zambezi has adrenaline-packed class 3 – 5 rapids interspersed with tranquil pools. Trips on offer vary from a couple of hours, to an incredible five-night, six-day excursion from the Victoria Falls all the way to Lake Kariba.
World class white water rafting on the mighty Zambezi River
Rafting activities in the low and high water seasons
Exhilarating flight through the Batoka Gorge and over the falls after rafting

After rafting, to avoid the strenuous climb out of the Gorge, the best way to get out of the gorge is by helicopter. The flight takes just 15 minutes, and includes an exhilarating flight through the Batoka Gorge and over the Victoria Falls before landing; a wonderfully exciting finish to a great Zambezi adventure.

Although the Zambezi River’s water levels change significantly throughout the year, Bundu Rafting offers rafting activities in the low and high water seasons. All rafting excursions are dependent on river levels, during the highest water levels in April and May, rafting activities are usually closed. The multi-day rafting excursions are available in the low water season however, depending on water levels, trips may be done by request in the high water season too.

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$268
Experience thrilling world-class rafting t. Followed by a spectacular scenic flight along the Zambezi river, circling the Victoria Falls and flying over the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park and ending with a low-level swoop over the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park to spot wildlife and birds. And enjoy a luxury cruise with panoramic views of the mighty Zambezi River and gracious hospitality.
$290
After an exciting day’s rafting the steep climb out of the deep Gorge is a strenuous one for white water rafters finishing at Rapid #21. The fantastic cost saving rafting helicopter combos save rafter man exhausting walk and provide an exhilarating agent out of the Gorge, over the Victoria Falls and back to Batoka Sky, or to lodges further upstream.
$255
After an exciting days rafting, the steep climb out of the deep Gorge is a strenuous one for White Water Rafters finishes at Rapid #10. The fantastic cost saving rafting, helicopter combos save rafters an exhausting walk and provide an exhilarating ascent out of the Gorge over the Victoria Falls and back to Batoka Sky, or to the lodges further upstream.
$180
Collection is at 07h30 at your Livingstone accommodation. After a hike down to the boiling pot, cool off in the rock pools below the Falls before your rafting adventure begins. Enjoy the magnificent beauty of Batoka Gorge between rafting rapids 1 – 21; some of the most exciting and challenging rapids rafted anywhere on the planet. Enjoy a light snack at our Royal Landing before heading out on a leisurely Sunset Cruise on the African Queen to end a magnificent day on the Zambezi. You have the option of doing the African Queen Sunset Cruise the following day.

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Sichango Road, Livingstone
4023 Sichango Road, Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, Livingstone, Zambia
Open today: 06:00-18:00
Sun06:00-18:00
Mon06:00-18:00
Tue06:00-18:00
Wed06:00-18:00
Thu06:00-18:00
Fri06:00-18:00
Sat06:00-18:00
+260 213 323589, +260 213 320058, +260 979 221688
PO Box 60971, Livingstone, Zambia

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