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Romance in Victoria Falls

13 September 2018

Couples in search of the ultimate romantic escape should look no further than gorgeous Victoria Falls! This dreamy landscape is famous for its thundering water that tumbles over 108m down into a rumbling gorge. Add to that the wild beauty of the African bushveld, the mighty Zambezi River flowing by, luxurious accommodation and plenty of hearth-thumping activities to get your pulse racing, and you’ve got the romantic escape of a lifetime!

THE MOST ROMANTIC PLACES TO STAY

Old Drift Lodge

Located just 8km from Victoria Falls on the banks of the Zambezi River, this newly opened boutique lodge is the ultimate in romantic luxury. Indulge in lazy lie-ins in your generously appointed room. Then step outside for breakfast on the private deck overlooking the river. Cool off in your personal plunge pool or take a refreshing outdoor shower. Dine on exceptional cuisine all included in your stay, along with selected beverages, and a number of exciting activities such as river cruises, game drives and a guided tour of The Falls.

Chundu Island Lodge

Floating on a private island in the Zambezi River, Chundu Island Lodge offers an exclusive shoreline where “Seychelles meets The Zambezi”. The lodge is located 21km upstream from Victoria Falls, providing a haven of tranquillity away from the busy town, while still being close enough to enjoy the many activities available in the area. Laze in the shade of a lush riverine tree, sip sundowners beside the water and stay in luxurious canvas rooms complete with all the amenities you could wish for. Delicious meals, drinks and an array of activities are included in your stay.

Victoria Falls Safari Club

The spectacular Victoria Falls Safari Club is the luxury wing of the Lodge. This sunset-facing lodge makes the most of its panoramic views over the Zambezi National Park. A quieter, more luxurious experience awaits with exclusive access to the private Club dining, lounge and pool area. Relax in sophisticated rooms stocked with an array of luxury essentials. Numerous romantic and adventure activities are also on offer.

MOST ROMANTIC THINGS TO DO

Helicopter Flight of Angels

This heavenly experience gives you unrivalled views of The Falls from above. Watch in awe as at the rushing water tumbles down releasing a fine mist that fills the air. Spot hippos sunning themselves on the banks below. Catch a glimpse of elephants and buffalo wading at the water’s edge. This is what unforgettable honeymoon moments are made of!

Deluxe Sunset Cruise

Floating down the river with a premium cocktail in hand and the setting sun on the horizon is one of those picture-perfect moments you don’t want to miss. And while many offer a sunset cruise, no one does it quite like The Zambezi Royal. Enjoy the best of the best with gourmet snacks and sophisticated drinks for a cruise that’s all the more memorable.

Dinner Cruise

Once the sun has sunk below the horizon, that doesn’t mean the romance has come to an end. Stay on board for a gourmet 3-course dinner in style as you float along the mighty Zambezi River under a canopy of stars.

Devil’s Pool

Lasting relationships are built on shared special memories. And it doesn’t get more exhilarating than this! Swim up to the very edge of The Falls as you take a dip in the Devil’s Pool. This trilling experience is chaperoned by an experienced guide, and only takes place in the low-water season.

White Water Rafting

Get wet and wild with a white water rafting experience on the thundering Zambezi. Featuring the world’s highest number of Grade 5 rapids in a single day run, it’s a wild ride you’ll never forget. Highly trained rafting guides are with you all the way, so even when things get really intense, you’re always in good hands.

Bungee Jumping

Take the plunge with a spectacular bungee jump above the churning Zambezi Rapids. As the second highest commercial bungee jump in the world, this hair-raising drops sees you plummet 111m before bouncing back upwards for incredible views of the Falls.

Whether you’re in search of secluded romance, a thrilling adventure or a bit of both, a honeymoon at Victoria Falls is the way to go. Book your romantic escape here.