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Microlight - Long flight

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

Duration30 minutes
WhenThroughout the year, subject to availability.
WhereThe flight takes off and lands at the Batoka Sky aerodrome.
WeatherFair weather. Flights cannot operate in high winds, and inclement weather
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 DVD photos of your flight
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.
In the cooler winter months a warm flight overall is supplied.

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

30 MINUTE FLIGHT OF THE ANGELS AND GAME VIEWING : Enjoy a spectacular flight over the mighty Zambezi River and impressive Victoria Falls. After circling the Falls and islands, we head upstream along the Zambezi River to Kalai Island, where we do a low level swoop over the Mosi-oa-Tunya Zoological Park for unique game viewing.

Our Microlight flights offer unique, uninhibited 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

What a GREAT way to see the falls! We chose the microlite long flight the morning after we arrived in the area and it was wonderful. My pilot was friendly, helpful and safety minded. I felt totally safe the entire time. We flew over the falls a few times then went up river and saw hippos and crocs in the water... as well as other land animals from above. The office staff were friendly and helpful... no issues with check-in or getting our pics. We recommended the microlite flight to many people already since we had such a great experience. - JDub_PA


Great sxperience. It was a pleasure to do the flight with Heiko, the geramn pilot!!! - Markus Walter


We had an amazing flight over the Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe), the Zambezi river (Zambia) and surroundings. It is safe (also for elderly people), comfortable and unforgettable. Experienced flyers take you over the best spots and give you information trough the headset. During the flight you can communicate with the pilot. If you can afford it, do take the flight of 30 minutes, you will not regret it. On the photo you see, my wife a little further away and the mist of the Falls in the right corner. - Hendrik van Bommel


The experience was amazing! I do not particularly like flying, but this was something else! I dream to do it again! Probably the best thing we had done at Victoria Falls! It’s pricy, but worth it! Totally recommend it! - Helena Kashevsky


Overall my wife and I had a great time on the microlight flight!! The flight itself is exhilarating and we both saw several animals. The falls are also gorgeous when looking at them from above. We had some difficulty with the transport to the microlight flight, and it was confusing who was picking us up and where to meet. Also, we booked a 3:00pm flight, and made sure to be there on time, but once we arrived to the site were told that we would fly at 4pm, and had to wait around there for an hour. Although it was a little frustrating waiting for the flight, we did see elephants at the site while waiting, which was neat. Overall, it was definitely a great experience that we would highly recommend! - Benjamin Perlow




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