Activities in Victoria FallsWhat you can do in Victoria Falls while staying with us.
Old Drift Lodge is ideally situated within the National Park and offers guests all-inclusive insight into an exquisite natural world.
The activities offered emphasize the rich natural environment, focusing on the abundance of wildlife that roam through the Park and swim beneath the surface of the Zambezi.
The Zambezi National park can be explored on a 4 x 4 game drive, river safari and walking safari, satisfying guests needs to experience every aspect this natural utopia.
Guided Tour of The Falls (Zimbabwe).
The Victoria Falls reaches Its Zenith in about May each year. It’s a truly awe-inspiring experience – the sight, the sound, the smell; the humbling feeling that here indeed is Nature’s Supreme Masterpiece. No photograph can begin to depict the reality…and nothing prepares you for your first sight. This tour is conducted in the morning and afternoon. Guests will be accompanied through the Rainforest by one of our qualified guides.
Lunch at the Lookout Café (Including drinks).
Guests enjoy complimentary transfers and the fully inclusive use of the Lookout Café. Perched 120 metres above the turbulent rapids of the Zambezi River, the café overhangs the spectacular chasm of the Batoka Gorge, just down from the iconic Victoria Falls Bridge, which forms part of its backdrop.
*Cafe is closed from December 2018 to 1st December 2019 due to a natural disaster (fire).
Morning & Afternoon Game Drive
Using an open four-wheel drive vehicle, the game drive allows the guests to discover many interpretations of the bush and all its inhabitants, related to them by our suitable trained and qualified guides. This is an uncontrived bush experience, covering a genuinely wild, unfenced wilderness area.
Morning & Afternoon River Safari
With the iconic river at your doorstep, it is hard not to be charmed by the calming ebb of the current. Breath taking, complex ecosystems thrive around the lodge, and as the boat bobs on the water, guests can drink in a 360-degree view of this magnificent environment.
Guided Walking Safari
“From a vehicle, you see Africa. On foot, you feel, hear and smell Africa” As the sun warms the back of your neck, the dust from your steps rises to meet you, and the stray leaves crunch underfoot, you become fully immersed in your safari experience.
Optional Extra Activities
For the guests that are in search of that extra dose of adrenalin, or are looking to reach further corners of this unique place, the town itself is bursting with activities that can be easily arranged at an additional cost by the camp. To find out more, follow the links provided.
Selected Spa Treatments
A selection of spa treatments are available on request and delivered by a professional beauty therapist in the privacy of your suite.
Chobe Day Trip
Chobe National Park is well known for its large herds of elephant that frequent the Chobe River on a daily basis.
Livingstone Island Experience
The Livingstone Island Experience is a “bucket-list” activity for many. This activity departs from the Zambian side of the Falls. Livingstone Island is a 5-8 minutes boat ride from the Royal Livingstone Hotel and is located in the middle of the Zambezi River, touching the lip of the Victoria Falls, where the water thunders down the 103m drop.
White Water Rafting
The wildest white water in the world, White Water Rafting on the Zambezi River is an adrenaline rush not to be missed.
Vic Falls Canopy Tour
The Victoria Falls Canopy Tour offers a network of slides, trails and rope bridge walkways within the canopy of the hardwood forest of the Zambezi gorges.
Scenic Helicopter Flights
The spectacular helicopter flight over the Victoria Falls is known as the ‘Flight of Angels’.
Old Drift Lodge is nestled within a wild paradise frequented by elephant, buffalo, herds of sable, eland, zebra, giraffe, kudu, waterbuck and impala.