What time does Victoria Falls National Park open?


What time does Victoria Falls National Park open?

6am to 6pm
The entrance fee to the park to see the falls is US$20, and the opening hours are from 6am to 6pm. If you want soft light, visit the falls at sunrise or sunset.

How much is it to enter Victoria Falls?

Current Victoria Falls Entrance Fees Zimbabwe

Category Entrance Fee
International visitors US$ 30
SADC visitors US$ 20
Zimbabwean citizens US$ 7
Lunar tour (all visitors) US$ 40

What is the best time to see Victoria Falls?

The best time to visit the spectacular Victoria Falls is from February to May, directly after the region’s summer rains, when you’ll see the world’s largest sheet of falling water flowing at its greatest volume.

How much time do you need in Victoria Falls?

To enjoy Victoria Falls to the fullest, plan a 3-4-day trip. If you want to explore the surrounding areas as well and embark on a Southern African safari, then we recommend that you visit for at least one week.

Can I visit Victoria Falls now?

Yes, Victoria Falls National Park is still open for visitors to see the waterfall – normal opening hours apply. Entry to Zimbabwe and Zambia does depend on meeting entry requirements concerning covid-19 restrictions.

Which side of Victoria Falls is better?

Zimbabwe side
Victoria Falls is made up of a series of waterfalls. The Zimbabwe side certainly has more expansive views and a lot more viewpoints including the iconic Main Falls (a massive sheet of falling water!) and Rainbow Falls. When visiting the Falls in Zambia, however, you can get up closer to the water.

Which side is best to view Victoria Falls?

Main Advantages

  • The views of Victoria Falls are much, much better on the Zimbabwe side during the ‘dry season” (mid September to December) when the Zambian side all but drys up entirely.
  • The National Park around the Falls is more visitor-friendly and informative than Livingstone.

What is the world’s largest waterfalls?

Angel Falls in Venezuela, the tallest waterfall on land, is 3 times shorter than the Denmark Strait cataract, and Niagara Falls carries 2,000 times less water, even during peak flows.

How many have died at Devil’s Pool?

Here, water levels allowing, tourists are able to safely swim in the Devil’s Pool, under the close supervision of trained guides. The trip is hugely popular, and no-one has ever been swept over the Falls on these tours – in fact no-one is known to have ever died at the Devil’s Pool.

When is the best time to go to Victoria Falls?

The park has early opening hours, which during some times of the year (February to September) allows you to catch the sunrise from inside the park. This is a highly recommended, as not only is it a spectacular sight but the park is often very quiet at that time of day and you can end up having a natural wonder of the world all to yourself.

How much does it cost to get to Victoria Falls?

A taxi costs about US$5 to US$10 to get to the Victoria Falls entrance, dependant on the distance your lodging is from the gate. However, if you are staying at Kingdom Hotel, Victoria Falls Hotel, Ilala Lodge, N1 Hotel or Explorer’s Village, it is a 10-minute walk to get to the entrance on the Zimbabwe side.

Where are the entrance gates to Victoria Falls?

The two entrance gates are close to the border posts on either side, with the Victoria Falls Bridge connecting them.

Where to swim at the edge of Victoria Falls?

At the edge of the falls, Devil’s Pool is the perfect place for exactly this, with crystal clear river water flowing by before taking an almighty leap. Otherwise, if swimming near the edge doesn’t appeal to you, enjoy a dip at Matetsi Victoria Falls.

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