Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe: The Most Creepiest Pool in the World

| February 21, 2009

Mosi-oa-Tunya (the Smoke that Thunders) or The Victoria Falls, which was named by Scottish explorer, David Livingstone, is located in Zimbabwe, Southern Africa. The height of the magnificent waterfalls is 108 meters, which can be considered among the highest waterfalls in the world.

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The most popular location is known as the “Devil’s Swimming Pool” where during the months of September and December, visitors can swim as close as possible to the edge of the falls without falling over. Pretty cool isn’t it? Below are the brave and splendid photos of people who have visited the scariest pool.








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  1. Bill says:

    Gaaah! My insides just bunched up from acrophobia.

  2. blah says:

    People in Yosemite do this too. They usually fall over and die, its considered super dangerous. Not sure how this is remotely safe in victoria falls. Those people with children in there should be locked up for negligence.

  3. Beth says:

    Beautiful photos. It would be nice to know how it is possible for them to get so close to the edge without falling over, and why only during certain months.

  4. that’s amazing! i would hate to look down from there tho…

  5. DeliveryBoy says:

    Clearly it’s a pool nearby the rest of the actual waterfall – still amazing nonetheless!

  6. ptsf says:

    re: “negligence” – nah, if they wish to help us clean out the gene pool, please let them. I doubt there’s much danger here however, this isolated pool doesn’t seem to have enough force to lift people up and over. It’s just as easy to die in a variety of ways at a hotel pool.

  7. whoa!! arnt these people scared for life?

  8. corrah says:

    @ blah:I bet you are a regular hoot at parties.

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    which was named by Scottish explorer, David Livingstone, is located in Zimbabwe, Southern Africa…

  10. really an intresting post…thanks

  11. Dubai Beach Houses, the surfers enjoy the wave; on the middle of the jungle, hikers enjoy the Scariest Pool;

  12. Though it is creepy and scary to swim near the edge… I think you can relax over there because you are near with the environment. Really cool place… 😀 Tow thumbs up for this place. 😀

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