10 Incredible Natural Swimming Pools In The World

2. Devil’s pool, Victoria Falls, Border of Zambia and Zimbabwe

At a water flow rate of 500 million liter per minute and a width of almost 1 mile, the Victoria Falls is one of the largest waterfalls in the world. It also has twice the height of Niagara Falls. How about swimming at the edge of such an enormous waterfall? Thankfully, there is a natural rock pool at the edge of the Victoria Falls called ‘Devil’s pool’ on the Zambia side.


Devil’s pool has formed as a result of thousands of years of erosion. During the dry season, when the water level drops, you can safely swim in the Devil’s pool. That is at the edge of 108 meter high Victoria Falls. The natural rock wall at the edge of the waterfall will stop you from being swept down.

There are experienced guides to show you the exact spot of Devil’s pool. You have to take a boat the Zambezi River to reach the Devil’s pool. At one time, no more than 16 people are allowed to swim in the Devil’s pool. You can sit at the edge of Victoria Falls.

The view from the top of the Victoria waterfalls will definitely leave you breathless. In fact, from no other place can enjoy such can incredible view of Victoria Falls. Remember, the swimming in the Devil’s pool can only enjoy during the dry season. In rainy season, the water level will rise. So any attempt to swim in the Devil’s pool in such a condition can be too dangerous.