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Adrenaline-filled fun activities in Zambia’s Livingstone District

4 daring things to do in Livingstone, Zambia
Written by See Africa Today

The spectacular nature of Zambia come out clearly while at the Livingstone District which is an epitome of adventure in this southern African country.

Livingstone Town which is the district’s headquarters was named after a Scottish explorer, Dr David Livingstone who toured Africa by width and breadth on foot. He is credited for being the first European explorer to discover the iconic Victoria Falls on the Zambia – Zimbabwe border.

Hitherto, the Victoria Falls are the world’s widely-spoken-of works of other nature. especially the beauty and tourism they have brought and sustained over the years in Livingstone. Here are some of the best activities that go down in Livingstone any day you set foot in Zambia.

The Victoria Falls micro flight
Micro lighting in Zambia

Microlighting over Victoria Falls [Photo/Courtesy]

Talk of breathtaking moments above the sky enjoying a panoramic view of the beautiful Victoria Falls and Zambezi River while strapped onto a paraglide contraption and you will have all there is to say about this micro flight.

Interestingly, a paraglide is harnessed onto a motor that powers it and allows you to take off from the ground. Once in the air, it is wind-powered.

Bungee jumping
Bungee fly in Victoria falls

Aerial view of the Bungee jump in Zambia. [Photo/Pure Africa Experiences]

If you are the adrenaline junkie, then, bungee jumping from the Zambia-Zimbabwe border bridge is the perfect undertaking for you.

Just but to mention, you can choose to go with your head first and later take a swing. Isn’t this the real test of courage? Also, you can zip line from one end to the other.

The Victoria Falls visit
Victoria Falls

An aerial view of Victoria Falls bridge [Photo/Courtesy]

In the word of David Livingstone “Scenes so lovely must be gazed upon by angels in their flight.”

A walk across the Knife Edge bridge is amazingly soothing and satisfying. The drizzles coming from the might Victoria falls crown the whole experience. Doesn’t it sound worth trying?

Swimming at the Devil’s pool
Devil's Pool Victoria Falls

Sitting at the Devil’s Pool, Victoria Falls [Photo/Spirited Pursuit]

Devil’s pool is situated adjacent to the famous Livingstone Island at the top of Victoria Falls and is run and operated by Tongabezi Lodge in Zambia.

This is not for the fainthearted and it is only habitable during the dry season (July-October) when the water level is quite low. Zambia one of the most thrill-seeking excursions in Africa!

Also read: Top 3 Honeymoon Spots In Zambia


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See Africa Today

Pharis Kinyua is the editor of See Africa Today. With over seven years of experience in digital media, he has a soft spot for African tours and travel. His drive is to tell the rest of the world what Africa offers, the best accommodation facilities, national parks, culture, shopping malls and best airline deals to travel to Africa

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