Victoria Falls Rainforest (Zimbabwe)

Opening hours

Summer: 06h00 to 18h00
Winter:   06h30 to 18h00
The rainforest is also open at night for special activities such as the lunar rainbow tours which occur at full moon.

Entrance fees to Victoria Falls rainforest: 
Day time entrance fees will be
      US30 (Adult)       US$10 (child)
Regional (SADC): US$ 20 (Adult)   US$8   (child) 
Local Residents US$7 (Adult)      US$4   (child) 
The above costs to enter Victoria Falls are applicable to the Zimbabwe side only.
Please note these costs are for a single entry only but you can stay within the rainforest for as long as you like in a one-day period.
Entrance fees are subject to change.

Payment method:
You can use cash (USD is best but ZAR and other major currencies are accepted) or credit card to enter the Falls from the Zimbabwe side. Please take your passport with you; if you are a local or regional visitor you are entitled to a local rate.

Audio guide

  • Visitors to the Victoria Falls can hire an audio guide which provides a full description of 25 viewing points of the Falls and the rainforest.
  • The audio guide handset can be hired at the Victoria Falls entrance gate. Included in the rental is an audio guide device with a water-resistant cover, lanyard, headphones and information map. The guide covers the history, discovery and formation of the falls, local wildlife and birdlife.
  • The guide is currently offered in English, French, Spanish and Chinese with German, Japanese, Italian and Russian being introduced by the end of May 2019. 
  • The guide will also be also be offered on the Google Play and Apple iStore in the near future.


Restaurant: The Rainforest Café. Good for a light meal, decent coffee and drinks. There are also small vendors that sell soft drinks and slush puppies (iced drinks)
Umbrella and raincoat hire: There are various vendors who hire these items. Cash only.
Shopping: there a large curio shop just as you enter the rainforest. Here you can buy T-shirts and a variety of locally made crafts ranging from hand painted crockery to beaded keyrings.
Across the road from the entrance to the rainforest there is a large curio market that is manned by local vendors selling a variety of items including locally made wood carvings, soap stone carvings and the chitenge cloths that are so popular in the area.
Toilets: There are male and female toilets close to the entrance. A word of advice - take your own loo paper or tissues as often there is none provided.



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