Established in 1905 as the country’s key European settlement, it enjoyed the excellent facilities synonymous with high society – the town still boasts the elegant Edwardian architecture of this era.



Being recognized as a great base to enjoy the Zambezi River, and visit the fabulous Victoria Falls. With wide choice of good accommodation and lots of optional activities, Livingstone can be easily added on to any safari trip within Zambia, as well as in Botswana, Zimbabwe and even north-eastern Namibia.

Livingstone acts as Zambia’s adventure gateway, as it is conveniently situated near the mighty Zambezi River and the breathtaking Victoria Falls. Other than experiencing the extraordinary Victoria Falls, there are numerous activities, including bungee-jumping and white-water rafting. Or more leisurely to enjoy exhilarating scenic flights by light aircraft, helicopter or even microlight over the beautiful Victoria Falls. Upstream of the Falls, boat trips and canoe excursions offer the opportunity to get close to the wildlife that frequents both sides of the river. Walking or driving into the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, would take you to the home to giraffe, zebra, buffalo and most of Zambia’s antelope species, as well as elephant and white rhino.




Min 14°C/58°F Max 38°C/86°F



Min 5°C/41°F Max 20°C/68°F

Why Visit?

- Charming colonial town, named after the legendary Victorian missionary and explorer Dr David Livingstone, was once the bustling capital of Zambia.


- Zambia’s most popular destination, a charming and historical town 


- Perfectly situated near the mighty Zambezi River to see one of the world biggest falls - Victoria Falls; able to access all Vic Falls’ attractions on the Zimbabwean side


- Variety of activities: microlight flights and hot air ballooning; traditional game drives are complemented by walking; and canoe safaris that enable you to move at the gentle pace of the surrounding wildlife.

When to go?

All year round except Oct - Nov.

Water levels fall to their lowest level with little water flowing over the Eastern Cataract on the Zambian side. The Falls are at their least impressive at this time of year.