Livingstone Island Picnics | Livingstone Activities

Livingstone Island near Devils Pool - Picnic on the Edge of Victoria falls - Zambian Side.

Morning Breezer: US$ 96 Includes coffee, muffins, bacon & egg rolls.

Lunch: US$ 158 1.5 hrs - Includes 3-course lunch (skottle braai ).

High Tea: US$ 130 - Includes tea, cakes, sandwiches and light snacks.

Includes transfers to and from Livingstone hotels but not Zimbabwe.

Children under 5 pay 50%


Livingstone - Victoria Falls

Livingstone - The Town


Kayak standing wave zambezi river

Located in the middle of the Zambezi River, touching the lip of the Victoria Falls, where the water thunders down the 103m drop.Livingstone Island was opened in 1995 to provide exclusive and unique picnics on the edge of the Victoria Falls.

It caters for Lodges and Hotels around the Victoria Falls area both on the Zambian and the Zimbabwean sides.Livingstone Island, (picture right) being part of the Victoria Falls, makes it a very unique picnic spot.

Access to this unique Island is seasonal and depends entirely on the water level in the Zambezi River.

You can get there by boat (two engines, just in case).

Island safaris (Seasonal approx July - Dec) dependant on water levels

Due to the unique nature of the Island only 16 guests may visit and enjoy a choice of five island safaris, restricting this exclusive island to only 60 visitors per day. For those who can afford this product, highly recommend advanced reservations.

Five Trips A Day To Livingstone Island

Kayak standing wave zambezi river

NB: Please notify us in advance of any special dietary requirements

Morning Breezer 1
7:30- 9:00 am.

Fruit punch, tea, coffee, biscuits and cake are served.

Morning Breezer 2
9:00- 10:30 am.

Fruit punch, tea, coffee, biscuits and cake are served.

Morning Breezer 3
10:30 am-1200 pm.

Welcome punch / fruit punch, tea, coffee, biscuits and cake are served.

12:30- 15:15 pm.

Guest are served with a welcome fruit punch.

Buffet lunch: A selection of meats, fish, salads, cheese and cream.
Drinks: Wine (Red / White), beer, gin, pimms, port, softies.


15:30- 17:30 pm.

Guests are served with a welcome punch \ fruit punch, sandwiches, tea, coffee and cake.Other drinks like wine (red / white), beer, gin, pimms, port and softies are also offered.

Devils Pool - Swimming On The Lip Of Disaster

The Devil's Pool at the falls brink.A small lagoon enclosed by rocks where, in the dry season, some people swim and even climb up on the very lip of the Devils Arm Chair.Swimming usually opens during the last week of August and stops around the months of December or January depending on the amount of rains.

Kayak standing wave zambezi river

"Devils Swimming Pool" on the top of Victoria falls.During the months of Sept to Dec, people can swim as close as possible to the edge of the falls.Would you dare?

We recommend that you bring the following for Island Safaris:

- Swimming gear
- Sun block
- Binoculars
- Cameras and batteries
- Personal medication
- Insect repellant
- Guests should wear; flat shoes, rafting shoes (tevas) or trainers.
- From June to August we recommend guests to bring warm clothes   because it can be very cold and windy.

Kayak standing wave zambezi river

The Livingstone Island plays a major role in the history of Zambia.

David Livingstone missionary explorer viewed the Mosi-Oa-Tunya [the smoke that thunders] from this Island, on the 16th of November 1855 with help of the local tribesmen [the Kololo under Chief Sekeletu] using dugout canoes.He later named the Mosi-Oa-Tunya The Victoria Falls after Queen Victoria.


- Speed boat, twin engine.
- 14 Seater Tent - Sits 12 guests comfortably.
- Kitchen area.

The world famous loo with a view.

The pickup point is the Royal Livingstone Hotel at the sun deck 5-10 minutes before the activity.

Livingstone Island is a 5-8 minutes boat ride from the Royal Livingstone Hotel.


Pick ups from any Hotel or location within Victoria Falls- Zimbabwe are 30 minutes before the actual activity e.g. for lunch, its at 12h00 o'clock with lunch at 12h30.

Transfer Price from Zimbabwe: US$ 20

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Email us at info@falconsafaris.com



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Livingstone Activities

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*  Bridge Tour
*  Bunji Jump
*  Canoe Trail
*  Chobe Trip
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*  Cruises
*  Elephant Trails
*  Fishing
*  Game Drive
*  High Wire Zambia
*  Horse Trails
*  Jet Boat
*  Kayaking
*  Moonbow
*  Livingstone Island
*  Quad Bikes
*  Rhino-Walk
*  Riverboard raft
*  Tour Falls
*  Village Tour
*  White Water Rafting
*  Zambezi rafting


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