Everything Your Need to Know

Plan your visit

What can I expect from this activity?

A fully guided experience including a short boat trip across the calm waters of the channel to Cataract Island. Once disembarked, a guided tour of the Island follows, including time to explore the new section of Victoria Falls that is busy forming.  Enjoy plenty of free time for optional swimming in the warm, clear pools on the face of the falls, or to explore some of the most breath-taking scenery that nature has to offer. 

What will I need to bring with me?
  • ID/Passport
  • Comfortable walking attire
  • Bathing suit and towel if you plan on swimming
Are children allowed on this excursion?

The minimum age to visit the Cataract Island Pools is six years of age.

Is it safe to swim?

Yes, the waters are calm enough during the allocated months to swim safely.

What is the duration of this activity?

The duration of your tour will depend on the tour (time slot) that you have selected:

Breakfast: 1h30m 
7:30am – 9am
9:00am – 10:30am
10:30am – 12:00pm

Lunch: 2h30m 
12:30pm – 3:00pm

High Tea: 2h
3:30pm – 5:30pm

During which months of the year does this activity operate?

July – January

Where is Cataract Island?

Cataract Island is situated on the Zimbabwean side of Victoria Falls in an area known as the New Falls.