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Soar above the Victoria Falls in a helicopter to get a bird's eye view of their scale and how spectacular they really are

When Scottish explorer David Livingstone first looked on the Victoria Falls, he noted: ‘Scenes so lovely must have been gazed upon by angels in their flight.’ You can feel what it's like to be those angels in flight by taking a helicopter ride over the Falls to see them from a new perspective.

After take-off on the 13-minute Flight of Angels, the helicopter turns out towards the Victoria Falls. The pilot will fly circuits over The Falls in both directions, giving you the best viewing and photographic opportunities. Don't worry if you're on the 'wrong' side at first; you'll get your chance to be in the best position for taking photos. A trip upriver and back over the Zambezi National Park completes your flight. 

After take-off on the 28-minute Zambezi Spectacular, the helicopter flies over the Victoria Falls, continuing downstream over the Batoka Gorges. On the way back from the Batoka Gorges you'll fly over the Falls again and over the long island on the upper Zambezi towards the national park, home to a wide variety of wildlife species, before returning to the helipad.

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The 13-minute and 28-minute flights depart regularly throughout the day, every day, and offer spectacular photographic opportunities. You'll be collected from your hotel 30 minutes before your flight departure time. This gives enough time to get to the helipad near the Elephant Hills Inter-Continental Hotel, to get a safety briefing and to be weighed (for safety reasons).

After your flight, you'll be given a chance to view a video of your experience and to buy the DVD if you'd like to. Afterwards, you'll be dropped off again at your hotel.

Please note that transfers are included, but park fees are not.

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