Experience It: Bungee Jumping & Whitewater Rafting At Victoria Falls

Bungee Jumping & Whitewater Rafting At Victoria Falls

Every year thousands of adrenaline-seeking adventurers flock to the diverse plains of Zimbabwe in search of some of the greatest African experiences. Come with us and discover why this phenomenal getaway has gained the reputation of being an explorer’s dream.

Thrill-Seeker’s African Experience: What To Do In Zimbabwe

Arguably, the two most sought-after Victoria Falls bridge activities are bungee jumping and whitewater rafting. Be warned, while these pursuits are mind-blowing, they are not for the faint hearted. 

Bungee jumping and whitewater rafting under the African sun offer a thrill that you aren’t likely to experience anywhere else in the world.  

Mack Air is the first airline to offer daily scheduled flights between Kasane and Victoria Falls, so let your first stop be Mack Air, and we’ll get you to your second stop… The adventure of your life! 

For more details on flights and booking procedures visit our scheduled flights page.

Take Flight to the Famous Victoria Falls

Not all bungee jumping experiences are created equal. If you’re going to take what might be the biggest leap in your life, why not do it at one of the most famous and spectacuar waterfalls in the world? 

The Victoria Falls bungee jump is one of the most incredible head-first, harness leaping experiences in the world. Just imagine, Victoria Falls as the backdrop to your holiday adventure, and the sound of the powerful Zambezi River gushing beneath you, as you jump just for the pure thrill of it.

It’s time to experience new heights (pun intended) at the world-famous Victoria Falls. Get ready for your next heart-racing and unforgettable experience. 

A Record-Breaking Jump at Victoria Falls

At 364,17ft (111m)  this is one of the tallest jumps in the world, which means bungee jumping Victoria Falls is literally a record-breaking experience, for everyone who takes that leap. It is this jump that firmly cements Vic Falls as Africa’s adventure capital. 

This experience should be on your bucket list. If not just for the sheer excitement of the jump, but also for the bragging rights this gives to all you daredevils. 

Contact one of the accommodations in the area to make a booking on your behalf, and get ready for a 4-second free fall of pure undiluted adrenaline. 

What to Expect Before Taking the Leap

It goes without saying this jump is not suitable for anyone with a fear of heights. Don’t worry, for those who like to keep their feet firmly on the ground you are more than welcome to explore the other activities at the Victoria Falls bridge. 

For those who aren’t afraid to make that jump, a few housekeeping tips for your experience; carry your passport with you for identification purposes, guests are advised to remove any jewellery or clothing that could potentially fall off, jumpers must be between 88.18- 264.55 lbs (40 – 120 kgs) in weight, and while we know many of you are hoping to make your jump looking absolutely fabulous, participants are warned against wearing skirts because of the safety harness. 

Going With the Flow: Whitewater Rafting at Bakgota Gorge

Taking part in this extreme sport  is not everyone’s cup of tea. Of course, one can still seek adventure and keep their feet firmly on the ground. 

Situated just below Vic Falls, Bakgoka Gorge forms an abyss between the countries Zambia and Zimbabwe. It’s a prime location for exhilerating whitewater rafting trip.

What You Need to Know About Bakgota Gorge

The Zambezi River is so much more than just a simple stretch of water, it is one of the most magnificent whitewater rafting corridors on earth. This area is absolutely magnificent to anyone looking for things to do at Bakgota Gorge.

According to local legend, this mighty river is the domain of the river God Nyaminyami. It is said to be the highway for the Tonga people’s rafts. 

What an honour it would be to experience the same unforgiving waters that were once conquered by ancient Tonga people. Whitewater rafting at Victoria Falls is a not just another adventure for  pleasure seekers, its a magical and extraordinary experience.

The Ultimate Whitewater Rafting Journey

Your fantastic whitewater rafting experience will begin directly below Victoria Falls in what is called the “Boiling Pot”. This is just one of the many names conjured to instil fear in potential rafters. 

Once you conquer your first obstacle you will attempt to make it over “The Overland Truck-Eater”, “The Mother”, “the Gnashing Jaws of Death” and the final grade 5 rapid called “Oblivion”. If these names don’t leave you questioning your sanity, then you may very well be up for the challenge of a lifetime.

Despite the hair raising parts of this,  don’t worry about it too much,  the tour guides are thereto keep you safe. An experienced guide will steer you through the unforgettable ride on the Zambezi River.

Let the Adventure Begin

History is full of great explorers who dared to brave the Southern African continent. It’s time to take your shot. Etch your name in a small part of history and experience a once in a lifetime opportunity. Book a scheduled flight to Victoria Falls in one of our comfortable and fully air-conditioned Cessna Grand Caravan EX’s. 

Get ready for your next bold and brave adventure, book your trip for bungee jumping and whitewater rafting Victoria Falls, and let us take you there.

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