Flight tickets from Durban to Victoria Falls

Welcome to the magical world of Victoria Falls. Located on the Zambezi River, which forms a natural border between Zimbabwe and Zambia, Victoria Falls is the world's largest waterfall by total area, and is the perfect destination for an unforgettable vacation. Representing the largest column of falling water on Earth, it’s no wonder that this waterfall has been named one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. From its mesmerizing beauty to its numerous activities, there is truly no other place like Victoria Falls. In this text, we will explore all that this majestic location has to offer.

Getting to Know Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls is located in the north of Zimbabwe and has a population of 30,902 according to the 2012 Census. It is in the Central African Time Zone which is UTC +2. The official languages are English and Shona. The currency used is the Zimbabwean dollar.

Climate and Weather

The climate of Victoria Falls is tropical with two distinct seasons: a wet season from November to April and a dry season from May to October. The months from November to February tend to experience heavy rainfall, rising to an almost continuous downpour throughout much of January, although thunderstorms are also fairly common. From March to mid-April the rainfall intensity falls significantly, although occasional showers may still occur. The average temperature during the wet season is around 21°C and during the dry season it can climb to as high as 34°C. During the dry season, nights can be chilly, with temperatures dropping to near zero Celsius. Victoria Falls is renowned for its magnificent mists, which are produced by the meeting of the Zambezi and the Batoka gorges. These mists appear to float away in the wind and can be seen from up to 20 km away.

Touring Victoria Falls: Airport and Transportation

There is only one airport in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe called the Victoria Falls International Airport (VFA). You can take a taxi from the airport to downtown Victoria Falls and the cost will depend on the amount of people in your group and the distance traveled. The cost of a taxi ride from the airport to downtown Victoria Falls is typically around $10 USD (depending on the exchange rate). You can change money at Victoria Falls Airport.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Victoria Falls

  1. Discovery and History: Victoria Falls was discovered by Scottish explorer David Livingstone and is thought to be one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world.
  2. Culture: Victoria Falls is the home of the majestic Tonga People, who have a rich culture and history, and the local community takes great pride in protecting the area's natural beauty.
  3. Attractions: In addition to its amazing waterfalls, Victoria Falls has plenty of other attractions such as the Zambezi National Park, the Big Tree, and the Victoria Falls Bridge

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