Big Tree Zimbabwe Victoria Falls

Zimbabwe’s Big Tree

Zimbabwe’s Big Tree One of the best known trees in Zimbabwe is a massive baobab, Adasonia digitata, that is found just off Zambezi Drive in Victoria Falls. With an enormous circumference of 18 metres, and standing 20 metres high, the tree is visited by thousands of visitors. Photo: “Shongwe” The Rich Hertiage of Livingstone and…

5th Zambezi International Regatta 2019

Zambezi International Regatta 2019

Zambezi International Regatta 2019 Ilala Lodge Hotel, which operates the Raikane fleet were delighted to be a sponsor of the 5th Zambezi International Regatta held in September 2019, as part of the Livingstone Sports Festival in Zambia. This year, the main teams were The Oxford, Cambridge and South African alumni teams – many of whom…

Victoria Falls Zimbabwe

5 Great Reasons To Visit Victoria Falls

5 Great Reasons to Victoria Falls Here are five reasons to visit Victoria Falls by guest blogger, Roxanne Reid. Victoria Falls, on the boundary between Zimbabwe and Zambia, has long conjured an element of old-world Out of Africa romance. To visit the falls is a bucket-list expedition into the heart of Africa to see one of the world’s…

Winter on the Zambezi River

Winter on the Zambezi River

Winter on the Zambezi River As we enter July in Zimbabwe, our winter is firmly upon us. Winter in Zimbabwe means clear sunny days and cooler evenings, with no rain. The bush and the vegetation starts to thin out, which makes it easier to spot wildlife on the banks of the Zambezi River, whilst aboard…

Raikane Crocodile

Wildlife to Watch Aboard the Ra-ikane: Crocodiles

Wildlife to Watch Aboard the Ra-ikane: Crocodiles Make sure you tick off this bucket-list activity when you visit Victoria Falls  and book a cruise onboard the intimate and luxurious Ra-ikane. Our low-hulled boats only seat a maximum of 16 passengers, which means everyone has a great seat from which to watch the incredible African wildlife,…