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We accept guests of all ages on the Victoria Falls helicopter tours. Children over 2 pay full price for the helicopter flight and children 2 and younger are free.
Weight is taken per helicopter and the maximum weight per helicopter is 600kgs. The front seat of the helicopter can only take up to 95kg.
Your safety is our main concern. Your Victoria Falls helicopter flight may be delayed due to weather conditions. Normally rainstorms only last about half an hour, so be patient, we will try to ensure you get to experience this magnificent flight.
Photos and DVD's of your helicopter flight are available for purchase. See costs below:
Video only: $45
Photos only: $25
Videos + photos: $50
The water level of the Zambezi River varies remarkably throughout the year. The Victoria Falls region receives seasonal rainfall, and therefore the amount of water flowing over the Victoria Falls changes drastically.
The water level is at its lowest point around November each year. At this time of year the water falls mainly in the deeper section of the river on the Zimbabwean side of the Falls. During the low water season some areas of the Zambian side dry up completely leaving a gigantic crack of exposed bare rock in the earth. This may not be as spectacular as the Victoria Falls in full flood.
The water level is at its highest between April and May. During these months the Victoria Falls are a thundering wall of falling water and the spray from the falls can obscure the view.
So which time of year is best to experience a helicopter flight over the Victoria Falls? Each water level has its advantages and disadvantages. But one thing to remember is no matter what time of year you fly, the sight of the Victoria Falls from a helicopter is a magnificent and awe-inspiring spectacle.
During the Jurassic Period (150-200 million years ago), volcanic activity resulted in thick basalt deposits covering large parts of Southern Africa. As the lava cooled and solidified, cracks appeared in the hard basalt crust, which were filled with clay and lime. Erosion and the course of the mighty Zambezi River cut through these softer materials, forming the first of a series of waterfalls.