Victoria Falls is a small town situated in the north-
The town derives its name from the Falls. Many who have seen them have described the Falls as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World or the most beautiful gem of the earth’s scenery. Moreover, the town is mainly surrounded by National Parks and Wildlife areas, where assortments of wild animals are found. Man and wildlife share the routes home and to the watering hall. Life in this town has been reduced to the very word ‘coexistence’. Man respects wildlife and mutual understanding of the environment between the two has been built.
The first European to visit the Victoria Falls was David Livingstone on November 16, 1855 who named it in honour of his Queen but the local inhabitants, the Kololo, had already christened the Falls, Mosi-
Local languages: Ndebele, Tonga, Nambia, Dombolo, Shona and Nyanja
Business language: English
Currency: US Dollar, RTGS Dollar, Rand, Pula, Pound, Euro [multi-
Climate: Generally warm to hot throughout the year [“bring and wear your insect repellent”].
Night life: Casinos [fruit and slot machines], eating houses, night clubs and pubs.
The country has more than ten designated entry points.
Road : through Zimbabwe-
The town is linked to other towns and cities national through a good all weather road network.
Air: 24 international flights every week, 21 from Johannesburg and three from Namibia. These are complimented by daily flights from Harare by Air Zimbabwe. Additional Air Botswana flies into Kasane, Chobe-
Rail: Access through overnight passenger train from Bulawayo and Safari train, Shongololo from South Africa [Green Route].
Sea: only through Namibia and South Africa
Communications: Accessible through broadband internet, fax, telex and other means [mobile networks (3) and telephones]
Environmental control: A signatory to number environmental treaties Green destination certified UNESCO certified
Safety ratings: It’s applauded as among the safest and friendliest centres on the planet.