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Just Jump! Bungee in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

  • Charlotte Moroney
  • 13 January 2011

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, has long been referred to as the adventure capital of the world, a place where adrenaline is served right alongside an ice-cold Zambezi lager. Fittingly, in addition to the classic sampling of active stunts like whitewater rafting and the adrenaline high-wire thrills, this playground for daredevils also lays claim to one of the most heart-pounding bungee jumps in the world.

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The Zambezi International Regatta Returns to Livingstone, Zambia

  • Laurel Angrist
  • 18 September 2010

Flowing past the thunderous cataracts of Victoria Falls, the Zambezi River has long been recognized as one of the top 10 waterways in the world for boating and white-water rafting activities. As the fourth-largest river in Africa, these fast-moving waters are the ideal place for boaters to experience the adrenalin rush of competition, especially in something like the historic Zambezi International Regatta.

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Policing the Poachers in Western Zimbabwe

  • Charlotte Moroney
  • 23 June 2010

As anyone involved in the ecotourism industry can tell you, there are conservation and environmental challenges in every tourist destination. In Zimbabwe, troubles have surfaced in the area surrounding the majestic Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World and a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. In recent years, many native animal species have suffered from an increase in poaching.

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The Tour d’Afrique – A Trans-African Adventure on Two Wheels

  • Brian Hoeniger
  • 13 May 2010

The Tour d’Afrique is an annual transcontinental bicycling odyssey that starts at the pyramids near Cairo, Egypt, in January, and then traverses 10 countries and every kind of road surface imaginable before spinning into Cape Town, South Africa, some four months and 11,800 kilometres later. It attracts nomadic souls and cycling enthusiasts of all ages and abilities, from triathletes to retirees.

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The Smoke that Thunders: Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe Joins whl.travel

  • whl.travel
  • 16 September 2009

One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, although curiously not in the running as finalist for one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature, it has a width of 1708 metres and plummets from a height of between 90 and 107 metres. It is, of course, Victoria Falls, the world’s largest sheet of…

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