Livingstone was after the famous Victorian missionary explorer, Dr David Livingstone, who explored this area extensively. Livingstone Town was established in 1905 and in 1907 it became the capital of what was known as Northern-Western Rhodesia. In 1911 it became the capital of Northern Rhodesia, what is today called Zambia and in 1935 the capital was moved to Lusaka, but Livingstone retained its "Tourist Capital" status. The proximity to the Zambezi River and the Victoria Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most amazing sights in the world. Activities include: White water rafting, bungy jumping, gorge swinging, jet boating, flights over the falls, community projects and river cruises.