A Guide to Accommodation, Activities, Restaurants & Businesses in Livingstone, Zambia
Livingstone is located in the Southern region of Zambia lying just north of the Zambezi River. The town is a tourist centre for those visiting Victoria Falls and is a border town with Zimbabwe on the other side.
Historically a British colonial city, Livingstone was named after David Livingstone, a British explorer who was the first European to experience the area and set eyes on Victoria Falls. Not much has changed for Livingstone over the years with the main streets still lined with colonial British architecture interspersed with African designs.
Visitors flock here to enjoy the world wonder of Victoria Falls and is definitely the town's biggest attraction for not only the great views, but also the watersport activities that the falls offer. Livingstone is a place bursting with life incorporating both the historical and contemporary Zambian culture.
The town has numerous architectural sites to visit, along with museums and tours of local villages. There are various tour operators that offer visitors interesting tours around the area. Livingstone has its own airport for easy access from all over the country.
Accommodation in Livingstone
Livingstone offers a range of accommodation options from hotels and lodges to self-catering and backpackers. For more information please view the accommodation directory.
Activities in Livingstone
Livingstone has some unique activities when comparing it to the Zimbabwean side of Victoria Falls. Microlight flights are offered, along with bungee jumping and swinging as well as the seasonal Island Tour and Devil's swim.
Adventure companies provide opportunities for riverboarding, white water rafting and canoeing as well as many other adrenalin pumping activities. Some of the other things to do in Livingstone are as follows:
- Crocodile and Snake Park
- Mukuni Village
- Maramba Market
- Livingstone Museum
- Victoria Falls Field Museum
- Railway Museum
See the activities directory for more information on what there is on offer.
Businesses and Restaurants in Livingstone
Restaurants in Livingstone are mixture, offering up menus of Indian, Chinese, Italian amongst a whole lot more of culinary delights. The hotels will have their own restaurants which are open to the public.
Increasing tourism has led Livingstone to grow providing well-rounded infrastructure which caters to all requirements. For a full list, please view :
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