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Wild Horizons Gorge Swing, Highwire & Adventure Slides

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Address: Batoka Gorge | between the Victoria Falls Hotel and Victoria Falls Bridge, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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+263 13 44571
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For years we have watched the Falcons soar above our rafts and the...

For years we have watched the Falcons soar above our rafts and the Kingfishers hover above our canoes and for years we have, along with millions of guests, looked up and wished the universal wish.......imagine being a bird!

Wild Horizons brings this dream to life with activities that will simply blow you away! Nothing could bring you closer to what it must be like to fly...!

GORGE SWING!

"Zero Gravity"

Imagine swinging in a child's swing in the playground...now imagine a giant swing 95m long and 120m high above water...now imagine a 70m free fall before you begin swinging. Stop imagining and test your courage!

Our Gorge Swing is suspended across the gorge at a point where the width is 316m and 120m deep. A harness is attached to the jumper and then the jumping ropes, the other end of which is pivoted to the middle of the cable. The jumper leaps off the edge of the gorge, free falling about 70m before going into a 95m long pendulum type swing.

THE ZIP LINE (FOOFIE SLIDE)!

Experience the adrenalin rush traveling a speed of 106 km's hurtling 425m across the gorge, while suspended 120m above the breath taking beauty of the Zambezi water below!

As the river zigzags down the Batoka Gorges, our cable is suspended across from one side to the other. For this product you are harnessed and attached to a pulley, then launched over the edge picking up speed as you descend over the water and reaching a speed of 106 km an hour.

   

THE FLYING FOX!

Take a running jump into thin air over the chasm, soaring horizontally through the air over the turmoil of the Zambezi below.

The gorge at this point is 200 meters wide and 120 meters deep. This is a great appetizer before you try the Zip Line and Gorge Swing.

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Swinging good time.

Wow this had to be one of the best things I have experienced. It was very exhilarating and such a rush. I would recommend it for anyone not just thrill seekers. We felt safe and... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Fay O
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Wow this had to be one of the best things I have experienced. It was very exhilarating and such a rush. I would recommend it for anyone not just thrill seekers. We felt safe and the team was very professional.

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Thank Fay O
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Gorge Swing, Highwire & Adventure Slides, responded to this review

Dear Fay Thank you for your lovely review and recommendation of the high wire activities! We loved to read about your "swinging good time"! Safety and enjoyment are our highest priorities and we are glad you felt fulfilled in both regards. With kind regards Management and Staff Wild Horizons High Wire Activities More 

Reno, Nevada
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38 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I cant lie. I was very afraid, very very afraid. I kept telling myself that they don't want to kill Americans though because it wouldn't be good for tourism :) I went on a tandem zipline with my husband. We are both over 6' tall and not skinny folks. We asked them a few times if there was a weight... More 

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Gorge Swing, Highwire & Adventure Slides, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer Thank you for sharing your experience with us on Trip Advisor - it made us very proud and made us smile! Please be assured that we love Americans and we are so glad that we could give you such a fun experience! Our staff are well known for their lively and kind personalities and your kind comments have... More 

Naselle
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We had such a great time, and the staff was amazing! The price was very reasonable for what we got in return.

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Gorge Swing, Highwire & Adventure Slides, responded to this review

Dear Laura Thank you for your lovely review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your activities so much and that you feel that it was good value for money! Your kind comments about the staff have been passed on to them. With warm regards Wild Horizons High Wire Activities Team More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We visited the vic falls to zip line! What a ride. As well as doing the zip line we watched the others do the flying fox run and the swing. If you need a huge thrill, the swing is for you. A massive sheer drop free fall of 120 metres !! It's a great set up, excellent team and the... More 

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Gorge Swing, Highwire & Adventure Slides, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you had the opportunity to visit our high wire activities and that you enjoyed the zip line so much. The gorge swing certainly is an exhilarating activity! We are also glad that you could visit our beautiful Lookout Cafe and enjoy the facilities there. We would love to... More 

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24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Didn't do this as it was rather pricey. Would have liked to. Around $120. It seemed all the touristy things were expensive. There really wasn't anything else to do.

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Gorge Swing, Highwire & Adventure Slides, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. We are sorry to hear that you were unable to participate in the High Wire activities due to price. Unfortunately these activities are very expensive to run. Our staff are highly trained in all aspects of safety and training is continuous. Our equipment is also up- to- date and is... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Helpful staff (even at calming those not too sure of what they are about to embark on!). Full instructions given and full safety equipment provided and fully checked. Great experience and a must do for all adrenaline seekers (or those who are not so sure, it's a great feeling when you complete it!

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Gorge Swing, Highwire & Adventure Slides, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. Your high recommendation is much appreciated and we thank you for passing your wonderful experience on to other guests. I am sure many future guests will appreciate your review. With kind regards The Lookout Cafe Team More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Our teenage daughters loved this experience. As a parent I was assured by all the safety checks before the jump.

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Gorge Swing, Highwire & Adventure Slides, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank for your review. We are delighted to hear that your daughters enjoyed the experience so much. Safety is our top priority and we are pleased to hear that you were comfortable with all the safety procedures that you witnessed before each jump. With kind regards The Wild Horizons High Wire Activities Team More 

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64 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We did a couple of activities with wild horizon company and we can definitely recommend them. The zip line is great to do with your son as a tandem jump. Lots to laugh and chat about afterwards.

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Gorge Swing, Highwire & Adventure Slides, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience so much and thank you for your very high recommendation. Wild Horizons are constantly working hard to give guests the best experience possible and we are delighted to see that this is paying off! With kind regards Wild Horizons High... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

After years of watching from the side lines, today took the nerve breaking plunge with the adrenaline challenging activities. Surprised by my daughter at 12 who went through the flying fox, zip line & gorge swing with so much ease. I wish I had started this at her age!! Not for the faint hearted really but the thrill is unimaginable.... More 

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Gorge Swing, Highwire & Adventure Slides, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are delighted that you decided to use our product to introduce yourself into high adrenaline activities! Congratulations to your very brave daughter! We are looking forward to welcoming you back! With kind regards Wild Horizons High Wire Adventures More 

Harare, Zimbabwe
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I visited the Falls a few days ago with my family and we attempted some of the high wire activities. My future sister-in-law and I did the canopy tour and then she did a tandem gorge swing with a friend of mine. As a Zimbabwean I must say I was proud to see how efficient and prepared the staff were.... More 

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Gorge Swing, Highwire & Adventure Slides, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We love to hear how we at Wild Horizons have helped fellow Zimbabweans to show off our beautiful country and friendly people! You kind comments about the staff have been passed on to them. We are also so pleased that you could spend some time at... More 

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