There are some very good reasons to visit Victoria Falls outside of the peak travel months of June and July. One of these is Devil's Pool.
For a narrow window of time each year you can experience the falls in a most remarkable way: by sitting in a natural pool above the falls called Devil's Pool. Each year the specific availability dates for this special activity are determined by watching the water level of the Zambezi River until it is deemed low enough for safe swimming. Generally, this period occurs sometime between late August and early January.
Devil's Pool Opening August 10
And we're pleased to report it's coming up to that time of the year again! The opening of Devils Pool, Zambia, is just around the corner, on August 10. It is one of those experiences that should definitely be top of the list for all those visiting the majestic Victoria Falls. After all, who can pass up an opportunity to enjoy the "world's ultimate infinity pool"!
"At Victoria Falls, sitting 10 feet from the edge of the falls in rushing water got the attention of this old man, what a rush."
Bushtracks traveler J.C. Millburn, pictured with his family
An Experience You Will Never Forget
The Devil's Pool takes living on the edge to a whole new level. Accompanied by your guide, you'll peer over the side of the massive wall of water as you swim on the rim of the over-300-foot drop. It is an experience you will never forget. The trip includes a tour that takes you back in time to the history of the area, as well as its present World Heritage status.
Our popular Southern Africa's Best Private Reserves safari includes a two-day stay at Victoria Falls in between top African safari gameviewing at private reserves in South Africa's Greater Kruger, and Botswana's Okavango Delta. This gives you plenty of time to add the Devil's Pool activity to your time in Victoria Falls.
Planning a Southern Africa Safari? Ask About Devil's Pool