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An almost unknown Beauty

Many times I heard that the Victoria Falls are not really worth visiting when the Zambezi level is very low. There is an alternative and it is easy to reach from Livingstone. Just... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 December 2015
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Livingstone, Zambia
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Livingstone, Zambia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015

Many times I heard that the Victoria Falls are not really worth visiting when the Zambezi level is very low. There is an alternative and it is easy to reach from Livingstone. Just a 4 hours drive upstream you find the Sioma Rapids / Ngonye Falls. A hidden gem only 1km away from the tarmac. The walk is very easy... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

We had an excellent stay at ngonye falls. The campground is great, each spot has its own flushing toilet, shower, fire ring and even table & bench. Fred, the caretaker is great. He will heat water for your shower and even start your fire. You can walk to the river in 5 minutes, super soft white sand and pretty rocks.... More 

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Lusaka, Zambia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2014

It's a nice place that can even allow you to meditate on important things in your life such as who created these falls is it by creation or they just came accidentally

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2012

More than worth to visit ! Hidden nearly unknown waterfalls - fascinating scenery. You can get there via boat cruise or - depending on water level - via walking with guides. Amazing and breathtaking view to see the width of the falls. Very good reachable now - Raod from Kabula Lodge to Nghonye falls is nearly finished - only 14... More 

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Lusaka, Zambia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2011

(Also known as Sioma Falls ) Excellent falls - even in low water. Not too many places to stay - Sioma Camp is the best and you can hire their speed boat also. Worth it for the views of Falls with absolutely no one around

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