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Devil's Pool is adjacent to the famous Livingstone Island situated on the edge of the Victoria Falls. Guests can choose to enjoy an exhilarating swim to the edge of the falls during their Livingstone Island visit. The Devil's Pool is usually open...more
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Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road | Victoria Falls, Livingstone 20100, Zambia
+260 21 3327450
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We had visited before a few years ago but didn't swim. I regretted it so much that I had to plan a second trip back so that I could do it! It was SO worth it. It is just as thrilling as you would expect...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank islandgirl_bg_fl
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was a great experience would definitely recommend to anyone! The guides were very friendly and made sure we were at ease! A must do in Zambia!!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank S6596SWjonathanr
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is an amazing experience, scary but amazing. The staff are very professional and the food after was lovely, served by friendly staff. It is a good idea to wear water shoes on this activity as you are walking over rocks, you do need to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank G750DMpaulas
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A fabulous experience even if you are not a great swimmer. The boat ride to it is great. A short walk over rocks (need to be careful), then a short swim - trust me it’s not difficult and you could probably walk 90% of it,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank MJMChester_UK
Reviewed 6 days ago

This activity was completely awesome in every way. I was skeptical, but when we vacation we try to do things that are completely unique to that location, and this experience highly qualifies. A very accurate description of the logistics is contained in another recent review,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Janet O
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an incredible experience which is completely safe and I would urge anyone traveling to Victoria Falls to absolutely ‘do it’! Several in my party were apprehensive about this but afterward all agreed this was a wonderful experience and that they felt totally safe...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank Matt D
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is definetly a must!!! the tour sells out fast so book in advance if possible. If sold out you may be able to get one of themany local guides to take you, which is what I did and it was the highlight of my...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank krisdlynch
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a really exhilarating experience (and much safer than it might appear). The guides do a great job. Also, the lunch after the swim in the Devils pool was excellent. Now, if I had been to the Zimbabwe side of the falls (to see...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Barrhaven1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked the trip online and was immediately assisted with my booking. I was concerned about being a solo female traveler, but the fantastic guides put me in a group of likeminded travelers. I cannot thank the guides enough for the amazing trip that was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank DrEmma1975
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arranged through Tongabezi Lodge, the lunch visit to Victoria Falls was very enjoyable and I highly recommend the experience. Our group was guided to/from the Devils Pool. Our guide took photos of us so our hands were free to swim. Very fun! The lunch was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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19 September 2019|
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Response from Lgo987 | Reviewed this property |
You need to be able to swim at least a little bit. The water isn’t very deep, but there is one section on the way to the pool where you have to swim about 10 yards/meters. Also, leaving the pool you have to swim a short... More
10 September 2019|
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Response from raftman10 | Reviewed this property |
Also your hotel/hostel can book this ahead of time easily.
Cherie B
26 July 2019|
Response from Tongabezi | Property representative |
Hi Cherie, As long as you are booking through Tongabezi itself (via email I'm guessing at this point?) we can confirm that you are completely safe. There are a few scammers out there but they go under different names and... More