Devil’s Pool: Swimming on the edge of the Victoria Falls

A lifetime experience, swimming on the edge of one of the most impressive waterfalls on earth. Terrifying, spectacular or just great fun?

In Zimbabwe, Africa, you will find the magnificent Victoria Falls at a height of 128m. The location is known as “The Devil’s Swimming Pool”. During the months of September and December, people can swim as close as possible to the edge of the falls without falling over! These falls are becoming well known amongst the “radical tourist” industry as more and more people search for the ultimate experience.

Looks like she’s about to take the 360-foot plunge? No she’s not, as long as it’s not the wet season when the water is high enough for the current to actually sweep you off the edge. People can safely cavort in the “Devil’s Swimming Pool” without any problems. It’s so safe in fact,people even take their kids.

The area circled red is the Devil’s Pool

Video of people swimming in the Devil’s Pool at the edge of Victoria Falls