Yes, this is a town with a massive Colonial history, but one which has been turned into a tourist hotspot. With a much improved Airport and flight capacity, it allows for more visitors to enjoy the pleasures of the town – not just a visit to the Falls themselves, but also for the myriad activities on offer, and even if the high-wire, flying fox or bungee jumping are not for you, the National Park hosts a surprising number of species, and you can enjoy views of the mighty Zambezi River upstream of the Falls. In addition you can enjoy some great fishing and birding.
Of recent years there has also been the addition of a number of excellent restaurants, improved tourist shopping and, not the least, and excellent selection of accommodation establishments. From camping to 5 star, luxury guest houses, 3, 4 and 5 star hotels and River lodges, Victoria Falls offers it all.
Seasonality plays a big part in what one can experience, as the Falls themselves (along, of course with the Zambezi River), ebb and flow with the rains (those falling in the highlands of Angola, to be specific). The waters are at their highest in about March and April, and at their lowest in November….so choose carefully otherwise, you may be a little disappointed in the flow of water.
Otherwise, this is a year-round destination with a lot to offer and acts as an excellent spring-board for your Safari plans to other parts of Zimbabwe, or across the river to Zambia or the other great neighbour, Botswana.
Either way, this natural Wonder of the World is worth the visit…