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Vic Falls to Jo'burg Sept 2013

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Vic Falls to Jo'burg Sept 2013

Hi there,

Myself and my partner have booked an overlanding tour from Victoria Falls, to Jo'burg below with On The Go tours:


It will be my first time in Africa - and my first time overlanding, which I'm very excited about. I was wondering if anyone had any good tips on what to take on an overlanding trip? I.E essentials for overlanding? Or Africa essentials.

Regarding currency my friends have suggested taking US dollars only. As we will be traveling through three countries there will be three currencies to consider so I wondered what standard protocol was? What is the weather like in September? Will it get cold at night?

Finally - it's my partner's 30th birthday, so I wanted to book a surprise. I wondered if anyone had done Walking with the Lions tour at Vic Falls? Or if you had any recommendations for a little add on as a surprise for him.

Thanks in advance. Sorry for all the questions (so many things I'd like to know!).

Many thanks :)

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1. Re: Vic Falls to Jo'burg Sept 2013


In Zimbabwe you can use both US$ and South African Rand. Best to get rand if you start your trip in Victoria Falls, so that you continue using them in South Africa. September is the best weather in Zimbabwe. 95% chance of sunshine and nice and hot! Surely walking with the lions is an experience never to forget. remember to take your anti malaria precaution if you need to know more check the nyati travel website. Enjoy!

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2. Re: Vic Falls to Jo'burg Sept 2013

My Son is living in Zimbabwe. He has done the walking with lions tour out of Harare and highly recommends it. I would think it would be the same in Vic Falls. He sent postcards of him playing with lion cubs for Christmas.

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3. Re: Vic Falls to Jo'burg Sept 2013

Hello there Izeb,

I was just wondering how your trip with On the Go Tours went in September?

I am considering doing the same tour this July and looking for feedback from someone who has actually done the tour.

Many Thanks


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4. Re: Vic Falls to Jo'burg Sept 2013

Zimbabwe works on a fixed exchange rate of $1 = R10.00

Kasane in Botswana, you might get away with dollars, depends where else you are going.

You will definitely need rand in South Africa.

Read tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g293761-i9853-k385… before you Walk with Lions

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