Zambezi Sun

Experiences & Activities

Swing the gorge, surf the Zambezi, take a river safari cruise, or venture into Livingstone for more tourist attractions to experience. Whatever you choose, the Falls Resort is where you can live life on the edge and experience the true wild heart of Africa.

While the adults enjoy the myriad of adventure activities on offer, the Zambezi Sun’s Kamp Kwena will entertain the young children.

One of the popular attractions at the Zambezi Sun is the nature walk, offering a choice of three trails throughout the entire Falls Resort. And as a guest of the hotel you also have free and unlimited access to the Victoria Falls.

The Zambezi Sun is the perfect base from which to explore the playground of Africa.

The Activity Centre located at the hotel is packed with information on everything from jet boat rides to abseiling, bridge swings, microlight flights, river cruises, elephant safaris, helicopter flips, and so much more.

Operating Hours:

  • Activity Desk: 08h00 - 17h00 Mon – Sun
  • Activity Desk at hotels: 07h00 - 20h00 Mon – Sun

 Adventure Activities

  • Activity Centre

    Activity Centre

    With adventure activities and sights ranging from elephant back riding to cultural village tours, the Falls Resort has it all.
  • Fishing


    Hook into the famous tigers that make for some of the best game fishing on the planet.
  • Gorge Swing & Abseiling

    Gorge Swing & Abseiling

    Abseil into the Batoka Gorge or swing down a 53-metre drop.
  • Helicopter Flights

    Helicopter Flights

    See the Victoria Falls like never before from a helicopter.
  • Extreme Jet Boating

    Extreme Jet Boating

    Hit the Zambezi River at high speed.
  • The Kingfisher Braai Site

    The Kingfisher Braai Site

    Surrounded by nature, The Kingfisher Braai site is the perfect place to enjoy a private bush dinner or barbeque.
  • Microlight Flights

    Microlight Flights

    Take a 30-minute microlight flight over the Victoria Falls.
  • Quad Biking

    Quad Biking

    Quad bike past hippo footprints.
  • White Water Rafting

    White Water Rafting

    Ride the rapids of one of the wildest rivers on the planet.
  • Exclusive Livingstone Island Experience

    Exclusive Livingstone Island Experience

    Located in the middle of the Zambezi River, on the edge of the Victoria Falls, where the water thunders down the 100m drop.

 Safari & Wildlife Activities

  • Boat Cruises

    Boat Cruises

    The African Queen and African Princess Boat Cruises offer daily morning, lunch and sunset cruises, with game viewing from the comfort of an expansive river boat, complete with snacks and drinks.
  • Canoe Safari

    Canoe Safari

    Enjoy a Canoe Safari and experience the Zambezi River as David Livingstone would have in a makora or dugout canoe. This is a serene and natural way to be on the water without the sounds of engines as you gently glide past elephant, buffalo, antelope, giraffe, and zebra.
  • Cheetah Interaction

    Cheetah Interaction

    Interact with the fastest land animal on the planet in a safe environment where you can touch this magnifcent cat, walk with it, and witness its awesome speed and power in a simulated hunt.
  • Chobe National Park

    Chobe National Park

    The Chobe National Park was Botswana’s first national park and boasts one of the greatest concentrations of wildlife to be found anywhere in Africa, guaranteeing a thrilling full-day African safari.
  • Elephant-Back Safaris

    Elephant-Back Safaris

    Take a leisurely ride through the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Wildlife Park with the chance of meeting wild animals along the way, and stopping alongside the Zambezi River. Then enjoy a unique interaction with your elephant after the ride.​
  • Game Drives

    Game Drives

    A game drive in the Chobe National Park takes you into one of the most famous game parks in the world featuring Africa’s Big Five and the world’s largest elephant population.
  • Horse Riding

    Horse Riding

    A Horse Adventure allows you to get closer to the animals than ever before. The Victoria Carriage Company provides a variety of horse riding adventures including guided, leisurely trails through the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Wildlife Park.
  • Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Wildlife Park

    Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Wildlife Park

    Game drives into the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Wildlife Park will take you close to herds of buffalo or wild elephants. And don’t forget to ask your guide about the famous Bob Marley Tree.
  • River Safari

    River Safari

    A Zambezi River safari is the best way to experience the magic of the river and its animals, and takes you close to the elephants, hippos and crocodiles of this great river.
  • Segways


    Segways are the perfect way to experience the trails around the Royal Livingstone Hotel, and will see you ride past giraffe, zebra, impala, monkeys, baboons and a variety of birds and indigenous plants. There are guided tours for families and groups.
  • Walking Safaris

    Walking Safaris

    Livingstone Walking Safaris will get you really close to the African wild with a 3-hour walking safari with a professional guide and park scout through the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Wildlife Park.

 Tourist Attractions

  • Crocodile & Reptile Park

    Crocodile & Reptile Park

    Bismarck the crocodile is one of the Zambezi River’s most famous inhabitants. We can’t guarantee that you’ll spot him on your trip. But at the Gwembe Crocodile and Reptile Park we’ll introduce you to a few members of his family, including a fascinating collection of indigenous snakes.
  • The Livingstone Museum

    The Livingstone Museum

    The Livingstone Museum is Zambia’s oldest and largest museum, and will give you everything you need to know about the town and Africa’s most famous explorer, Dr David Livingstone.
  • Livingstone Town

    Livingstone Town

    Livingstone was the capital of Northern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) until 1935. Learn all about this fascinating town on a Historical Town Tour.
  • Maramba Market

    Maramba Market

    The Maramba Market in Livingstone is where the locals do all their general buying and selling. Vendors sell everything from clothes to food, beds, firewood, elaborate hand-crafted trinkets and more.
  • Mukuni Village

    Mukuni Village

    The Mukuni Village is home to the celebrated Chief Mukuni. See the Leya people go about their traditional way of life as they have done for over 400 years. You can view the chief’s “palace”, or maybe even be treated to an audience with him under the famous story tree.
  • The Railway Museum

    The Railway Museum

    The Railway Museum is housed in the Zambezi Sawmill’s locomotive sheds. This steam railway museum displays artefacts dating back to the 1930s and the glory days of the Zambezi Railways and the world’s longest railway line.

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