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Microlight - Short flight (PM)

Livingstone, Zambia

Activity Description

Due to the close proximity of the Batoka Sky aerodrome to the Zambezi River, the Microlights are over the spectacular scenery of the River 30 seconds after take off.

Arrangements

Duration1 hour
WhenThroughout the year, subject to availability
WhereThe flight takes off and lands at the Batoka Sky aerodrome
WeatherFair weather, flights will be postponed should there be a storm, or high winds. Flights are scheduled for the early morning and late afternoons.
What to WearComfortable clothing. Please don't wear scarves, or jackets with belts or ties which may come loose during the flight.
Things to BringCash or credit card should you want to purchase the photographs of your flight on a DVD.
Guests or SpectatorsVisitors not partaking in the flight are welcome to browse the Curio Shop, or purchase refreshments while waiting for the flight to return

Requirements

Minimum Age10 years
Minimum Height0.0 m
Maximum Height0.0 m
Fitness LevelNo Fitness Requirement
QualificationsNot Applicable
Maximum Weight100.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions

Inclusions

Return road transfers from accommodation venues in the Livingstone area.
During the cooler winter months, a warm flight overall will be provided.

Exclusions

For safety purposes you may not take your own camera, however we offer a wing-mounted digital camera that is operated by the pilot during your flight.
These images can be purchased after your flight.

Notes

15 MINUTE FLIGHT OF THE ANGELS: An exhilarating introductory flight over the Victoria Falls, the islands near the Falls and thundering Zambezi River.

Our afternoon Microlight flights offer unique, uninhabited and literally breathtaking views of the Falls and the spectacular gorge that the Zambezi has carved into the surrounding landscape over many thousands of years…

Customer Reviews

The experience was everything that we had hoped for. Both pilots were friendly and helpful, pointing out safety aspects, and various features during the flight. They were knowledgeable about the terrain and took the trouble to point out animals. A small critique would be the final bit of communication about where to meet. My previous e-mail said to meet at the Zimbabwe border. In my head, that's on the Zimbabwean side of no mans land. Nobody was there, so we decided to take a taxi, a) through no mans land, b) to Batoka Sky premises. We got the first taxi, and were about to get the second, after clearing customs, when we saw one of your vehicles, who said our driver was on his way. When we got back to the b&b that evening, and could log on via the wifi, did I notice an e-mail, sent at 10h30 that morning, saying that we should meet on the Zambian side. As none of our phones had international roaming, and we had left the hotel at 8h00 that morning, the e-mail was too little and too late. Regards James - James Britz


Initially, my flight was supposed to take place on the afternoon of New Year's day but it was cancelled due to bad weather. I was actually happy that they cancelled the flight and that the pilots were very concerned about the safety of the passengers. We took to flight the next morning around 6:30am and the flight was majestic. It was worth every moment and every dollar. I saw more of the falls than I have ever seen in my life--even having grown up in Livingstone and visited the place numerous times. - Wesley Ngwenya


Microlight flying is an incredible experience! Its amazing to see this landscape from an aerial view. The Victoria Falls is spectacular on its own but having the chance to see the herds of elephants, buffalo, hippos, etc was sweet as well. The flying this way is really fun as well and my pilot was really friendly and qualified. It’s a must do! - Kristina Choo


Fantastic ¡ We did this literally right after we got off the place from south africa and this was one of the best things we have ever done ( and I hate flying in airplanes ). The landing was actually softer than an airplane. Great time ¡¡¡ - Michael Maher


This was an absolutely amazing experience. Before the flight I was filled with both fear and excitement, wondering if I would enjoy the excursion. Once you take flight, the fear is gone and you are left in absolute awe. I have experienced nothing like this before and it was well worth it. Would definitely recommend to others and would do this again. - Keri Lock




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