What Dr Livingstone saw – A trip to Victoria Falls

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Victoria Falls “Flight of the Angels” – Mind blown.

Victoria Falls has been inching up our bucket list since we moved to South Africa and finally made it to the top.  We followed in the footsteps of explorer David Livingstone, albeit in a great deal more comfort.

There are plenty of things to do close to the falls dependant on water levels, your appetite for adventure and the age of any children you have in tow.

Here’s what we managed to squeeze in to around 48 hours.  All of the activities (except for the nighttime moonbow hunt) were family friendly and probably best suited to families with children aged 6+.

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The Big 2.5

Many come to South Africa just to go on a ‘Big 5’ safari.  That would be lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant in case you were wondering.  Pilanesberg National Park is a convenient 2 hour drive from Jo’burg and malaria free, so it was a no-brainer choice for our first weekend getaway.

Upon arrival we had a quick pep talk (or should I say indemnity disclaimer) alerting us to three primary dangers lurking in the grounds of our lodge.

1.Electric fences                      2.  Foot-skewering elephant thorns.                      3.  SNAKES

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