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Victoria Falls Bike Tour

Victoria Falls Bike Tour

Victoria Falls

Bike Tour

The Victoria Falls Bike Tour is a wonderful opportunity to explore Victoria Falls and its surroundings on a bike. It's a fun activity for those that are active and as well wouldn't miss out on an opportunity to be outdoors.

What Times Can I Do The Bike Tour?

There are 3 options for the Victoria Falls Bike Tour which you can choose from. The three trips include one in the morning, one mid-morning, and another one in the afternoon.

The morning bike Tour starts at 7am in summer and ends at around 9am. In winter, it starts a bit later around 8am and then ends around 10am.

The Mid-morning tour starts at 11am and you will be back around 1pm.

The Afternoon Victoria Falls Tour will start at 3pm and will end around 5pm

Which Is The Most Recommended Time To Do The Bike Tour?

Please keep in mind that Victoria Falls may get very hot during the summer (see our calendar), thus of all the trips to choose from, we would recommend the morning tour the most, but it can still be very taxing. We advise undertaking this activity if you are a little bit extroverted and have some extra time in the fall.

How Long Does A Bike Tour Last?

A typical tour lasts two hours as you will be cycling with ease most of the time There are no mountains in the area, thus the terrain is generally fairly level although there are a few inclines here and there, they are not as much.

What To Expect On The Bike Tour

  • The journey starts with a pickup from your pre-scheduled meeting location, which is typically your lodge or hotel in town
  • You will then be taken to The Lookout Cafe where you will meet your tour leader and receive your bicycles and water bottles.
  • Your journey begins with a bicycle ride through the Batoka Gorge, with the Zambezi River's wild rapids below.
  • Your guide leads you into the wilderness, through the Big Tree, a famously large baobab tree that is thought to be more than 3500 years old, to the upper river.
  • Your tour guide will impart his understanding of the region's distinctive flora and animals. Impala, warthog, monkeys, baboons, a wide variety of birds, even the powerful elephant, are all to be seen!
  • You will cycle alongside the mighty Zambezi River and get a chance to stop at several beautiful viewing points.
  • You will also cycle to the iconic Victoria Falls Bridge and get an opportunity to take pictures and feel the spray from the Victoria Falls. You will learn so much about the bridge as well and appreciate historic work of engineering.
  • You will see the Batoka Gorge and the beautiful views of the Zambezi River below
  • You will then cycle to town and explore the local open craft market and other areas within the town center.

What Is Included In The Tour?

  • The Victoria Falls Bicycle Tour includes transfers from your hotel or lodge to the lookout cafe;. After your tour and you decide to stay at the cafe; you will then find your own way back to town.
  • You will be given cycling equipment, a bike and a helmet.
  • You will be given a guide that will take be with you throughout the tour
  • You will be provided with bottled water.

Why Try The Bicycle Tour?

  • Bicycle tour is an excellent opportunity to explore Victoria Falls Tour in an unique way
  • It's an incredible opportunity to get fit while you are on holiday
  • It's an exciting activity for those who love fitness as well as the outdoors
  • It's an adrenalin fun filled activity

Restrictions and requirements

  • A reasonable amount of fitness is required as you will be cycling throughout town
  • The only bicycles available are adult sized bicycles

What to bring

For the Victoria Falls Tour, you must wear comfortable clothing especially those that provide sun protection.

  • Also wear comfortable hiking shoes or running shoes.
  • Don’t forget to pack sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Camera as well to occasionally take pictures.
  • You can bring a small backpack to put your things in.

The Victoria Falls Bike Tour is an excellent opportunity to explore the town of Victoria falls and its surroundings. You will get an incredible opportunity to uncover parts of Victoria Falls Tour that you wouldn't have otherwise seen. And what better way to do it than staying fit and active on a bicycle.

Arrangements

Duration: App. 2 hours

When: All year round

What to Wear: Clients are advised to bring the following with: ; Comfortable attire that provides sun protection. ; Warm clothing in winter (April to August)

Where: 310 Parkway, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Weather: Weather permitting

Things to Bring: What To Bring (Recommended): , Passports to cross the Victoria Falls Bridge , Sun-screen , Insect/Mosquito repellent , Sun hats , Sunglasses , Cameras , Warm clothing in winter (April to August)

Inclusions And Exclusions

Inclusions: Helmets, Bicycle rental and guided tour,Local transfers to / from The Lookout Café, Bottled water.

Exclusions: Food & Drinks, Gratuities (Optional)

Requirements

Minimum Age: 10 years

Minimum participants: 2

Maximum Participants: 8

Fitness Level: Average Fitness

Qualifications: Not Applicable

Maximum Weight: Not Applicable

Certification: None Required

Experience Level: No Experience

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Late May to early June. This is the best time of the year to go on a Victoria Falls Bike Tour. The peak water levels also make the white water experience the best.

Like any other activity Victoria Falls Bike Tour also comes with some concerns. The common dangers are smashing rocks and hypothermia. Drowning is also a major concern but don’t worry you will be wearing life jackets.

Yes, if you are going in the cold or rainy season, a wetsuit is compulsory to protect yourself from hypothermia. But in summer you can go without a wetsuit. If the water temperature goes below 70 degrees Fahrenheit prepare to wear a wetsuit.

15 years is the minimum age limit for Victoria Falls Bike Tour, there is no experience needed. Anyone is a mild fitness level can take part in it.

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