Victoria Falls Attractions
Attractions in (or reasonably accessible from) Victoria Falls:
|Attraction Type: Natural Wonder|
Victoria Falls (also known as Mosi-oa-Tunya meaning the 'Smoke that Thunders') is a waterfall located between the countries of Zambia and Zimbabwe in southern Africa on the Zambezi River. While it is neither the highest nor the widest waterfall in the world, it is claimed to be the largest by some measurements. This claim is based on a width of 1,708 metres (5,604 ft) and height of 108 metres (354 ft), forming the largest sheet of falling water in the world. The falls' maximum flow rate compares well with that of other major waterfalls (Iguazu Falls scores highest on this measurement). The park surrounding the Falls is open year-round, but you will get a very different experience depending on the season in which you visit. In the rainy season (November to March), the water volume will be higher and the Falls will be more dramatic. You are guaranteed to get w...