Take in the romance of yesteryear and book yourself a ride on a historical steam train. Here a 1953 class 14A Garratt steam train will take you over the iconic Victoria Falls Bridge at sunset or through the Zambezi National Park with gourmet canapés and unlimited drinks. It's US$125 (including transfers, alcohol and snacks), with departures on Tuesday and Friday at 5pm or 5.30pm; check the website for the latest schedule.

Even if you're not booked on a trip it's worth getting along to the station to watch the drama of its departure.