South African Airways is the cheapest and the most preferred airline for travelling from London to Victoria Falls. The fares of South African Airways compete with Qatar Airways, but where Doha is out of the way, flights via Johannesburg to Victoria Falls are quick and a better option.
Victoria Falls city has only one International airport, namely Victoria Falls International Airport. Opened to the public in 2013, it currently hosts domestic and South African Airliners. The airport is only a 20-minute taxi ride from the grand waterfall and processes to 1 million eco-tourists annually.
Victoria Falls Airport is being used to serve the tourism industry of Victoria Falls. The waterfall is 18 kilometres from the town of Victoria Falls.
Ideally, tours to Victoria Falls are in full swing during April and May, just after the rainy season. It is when the snow in the highlands has fully melted, and the immense torrent of water delights white water rafters. The meltwater rushes down at full capacity and offers the panoramic views of thundering waterfalls. The splendour of Victoria Falls safaris is also best enjoyed in June, July and August. During these summer months, the temperature hovers between 22 C and 28 C, and there is not a rainy cloud in sight.
There is no need to ask why; this town is named after the spectacular wild card of nature – Victoria Falls, which is undoubtedly a heavenly destination. The most massive uninterrupted sheet of falling water is a hotspot for tourists from around the world. Whether you want to enjoy the water splash by standing on the Knife-Edge Bridge or by diving into the Devil’s pool, you are surely going to make a memory of a lifetime.
You can get around on foot, as most of the sites are within 3 kilometres from Victoria Falls. There are plentiful cabs to carry you within the town. Also, most of the hotels do offer shuttle services to their guests. There is a variety of tour operators and car rentals, offering a range of rental vehicles. You can also find affordable taxis at the airport.
Many local hotels in Victoria Falls have upgraded their services to match the standards of international hotel chains. You do not need to be worried about the budget accommodation as Victoria Falls also offers wide-ranging lodges at varying prices with standard facilities. The lodges are far more abundant and closer to the falls. Our experts have chosen a few of the following for the relaxing stay in Victoria Falls.
- Pamusha Lodge
- The Kingdom Hotel
- Bayete Guest Lodge
- Cresta Sprayview
- Tatenda Lodge
- Mopani Lodge
- Backpackers Lodge