Devil’s Pool is no optical illusion, it’s created each year at the fringes of Victoria Falls, when the dry season reduces water levels to create the ultimate infinity pool. Hundreds of daredevils descend to the falls, located on Zambia’s border with Zimbabwe, clambering across rocks and wading through shallows across the precipice to reach the pool. As you can see in the images, the most of the bunch actually jump in and allow themselves to be carried towards the falls at terrifying speed. They are just inches from the edge when the rock lip brings them to a halt as the raging waters of the Zambezi crash over the edge. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.
“For most of the year, anyone foolish enough to enter the waters would be instantly swept to their deaths. But when levels drop (September – December), the natural rock walls of the Devil’s Swimming Pool come close enough to the surface to form a barrier and stop swimmers being carried away,” according to Mail Online.