273 Adam Standers Rd, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

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Destination Information

Livingstone is a tourism hub. The town is situated approximately 10 km away from the Victoria Falls waterfall, which makes the town the perfect destination for tourists to experience its many wonderful activities and also enjoy activities in neighbouring countries and national parks.

Did you know?

What or who is the town named after?

The town was originally known or called The Old Drift. Then later came to be called Livingstone after a missionary explorer Dr David Livingstone.

What is the history of the town?

The town was founded a relatively safe distance away from the Zambezi river. Livingstone was the capital city of Zambia until 1935. The capital city was then moved to Lusaka but this lively town remains the tourism capital.

Which park can you find in Livingstone and which interesting animal can you find there?

Mosi-oa-tunya National park is the only wildlife area in Zambia. It is home to many different animals including the white rhinos. These animals can be found in the park throughout the year. The park was established in 1972

Why are the Falls called Mosi-oa-tunya?

The locals named the falls mosi-oa-tunya because of the clouds of mist that rise up and soak everything and anyone in its reach.