Things to do in Livingstone

See the stunning Victoria Falls in Livingstone

Livingstone, located in the south of Zambia, offers incredible views and gorgeous outdoor experiences, including a closer look at world’s most spectacular waterfalls which are twice as tall as Niagara Falls. It’s the perfect holiday location for those who love the outdoors and want an unforgettable experience.


Things to do in Livingstone

The city offer a great variety of activities and you’ll have plenty of fun things to do in Livingstone with everything from shopping from local vendors to white water rafting at the falls.


The Livingstone Museum

The Livingstone Museum is a great place to learn more about the country’s unique history including information on Zambia’s fight for independence. Adjacent to the museum is a great gift shop where you can buy a few souvenirs before you leave.



Backpackers love Livingstone because it is so easy to get around and inexpensive to stay at, plus it offers many backpacker-friendly places that are practically free of cost.



For a relaxing round of golf, spend the afternoon at the Livingstone Golf Course and enjoy the sprawling grounds.


The Victoria Falls

You’ll want to spend plenty of time hiking through the Victoria Falls. You can even view the falls from a helicopter pleasure flight or a microflight ride which gives a different view of the vast rushing waters.Try rafting through the rushing waters or ziplining past the incredible falls. There are plenty to do at the falls, so bring the right gear and plan on coming back for more.


When to go to Livingstone

The Victoria Falls Park is open year round, but the timing of your visit will give you a different experience of the falls. The rainy season, December to March, means the falls will be more dramatic and have a higher volume; however because of this high volume, some views may be obscured. The dry season, April to October, means that the falls will have less water and may even dry down to a trickle in October, but you will have a crisp view of the incredible rocky gorge surrounding them. The average temperature in Livingstone is about 20 °C (70 °F) throughout the year.

Livingstone Facts

Population136 897
CurrencyZambian Kwacha
AirportLivingstone, Zambia (LVI)

Livingstone average temperatures

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Golf in Livingstone

In Livingstone, you can mix it up with golf and safari, all just 20 minutes from the Victoria Falls. At Livingstone Royal Golf and Country Club, you will get a unique golf experience among the botanical gardens and special African countryside. Enjoy the tranquil game of golf as you are visiting this African pearl.

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites Livingstone - Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls

The Victoria Falls are not to be missed if you have the opportunity to visit them! Among the most beautiful and spectacular waterfalls in the world, the Victoria Falls with more than 2km of width are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You’ll be standing on the other side of the narrow gorge, at the same level of the waterfall. If it’s sunny, be ready for some amazing rainbows, and don’t forget to bring a raincoat!

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Victoria Falls Marathon

Taking place at the extraordinary sights of Victoria Falls, this marathon is probably one of the most scenic marathons in the world. Starting with a view of the Cataract Island, the route will take you along the Zambezi river and the many gardens, golf courses and parks in the little town of Livingstone. The event is held annually in the month of July and features not only a main marathon but also shorter distances for the more casual runners. Take this opportunity to experience the natural beauty of Livingstone!

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