Alexandra Falls Viewpoint

Black River Gorges National Park

From the Alexandra Falls Viewpoint, you can admire the cloud forest of Mt Cocotte (771m) and the view down to the south coast. The falls themselves are pretty rather than spectacular, but it all depends on prevailing water levels.

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