Cataract Island Pools on the precipice of the New Falls

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Enjoy plenty of free time for optional swimming in the warm, clear pools on the face of the falls, or explore some of the most breath-taking scenery that nature has to offer.

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  • Short boat trip across the calm waters of the channel to Cataract Island
  • A guided tour of the Island, explore the new section of Victoria Falls.
  • The first of its kind on the Zimbabwean side.


The Cataract Island New Falls Excursion is a guided tour to Cataract Island, one of the islands located along the precipice of the 1.7 kilometre-long sheet of falling water known as the Victoria Falls. A short boat ride will take you to Cataract Island where you will enjoy a guided tour of the island and its witness it’s unique geology. Even if you are not brave enough to plunge into The Pools right on the precipice of the falls, you can enjoy a swim in the tamer first pools, or simply explore the beauty of the surrounding landscape and take advantage of the abundant viewpoints and photo opportunities. Depending on the guided tour option that you selected, you will either enjoy a breakfast, picnic lunch or high tea while marvelling at the natural beauty surrounding you in all directions. Take time to walk around the island and absorb the magnitude of the experience and all its beautiful details.


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