White water rafting
FROM PRICE: $ 110 | ON SPECIAL FOR ONLY: $ 100
Zambezi River below Victoria Falls - Zambia or Zimbabwe side
The special rate is for half day trips only per person, normal rate is for full day trips.
A selection of white water rafting options starting from half day to 5 day trips. Multi-day trips are only available on the Zimbabwe side of the river.
No previous experience is required and you don't need to be a proficient swimmer. At the beginning and at the end of the half, one and 2.5 day raft trip, you will need to negotiate a steep path out of the gorge. The walk out is 750 vertical feet up a gradient of 1 in 3, and a person of average fitness can manage this in about 20 minutes.
Where is it?
The Zambezi River below Victoria Falls in the river gorge before this great mass of water is tamed by the wide expanse of Lake Kariba.
What is the best time of year to go?
The most exciting time to white water raft is during the low level water period which is approximately mid-July to mid-February.
See our comprehensive notes on white water rafting for more information.
How to get there
Pick up is from your accommodation in either Livingstone or Victoria Falls depending which side of the river you are staying.
Tips and Notes
On the full day low level trip, clients are given a lift out of the gorge at rapid 23.
... and here is what one of our happy guests had to say ...
your crew in zambia ist great, friendly und they are the best guides on the zambesi river.
they where very careful on the rafting tour, especially our guide steve. he had a lot of experience.
it was one of the most famous days of my life. the technical fotos and film where quickly and so we have a great film and fotos for remember of this trip.
besides, the bodys of the guides are beautiful and very muscular.
have a lovely time
... and in case you're wondering, her home language is Spanish ...
If you're really into white water rafting, try it in Uganda on the Nile near Murchison Falls. The Kunene River in Namibia also offer canoeing options below Epupa Falls while in the North West province of South Africa, a wide range of activities is available including white water rafting.
Combine white water rafting with a game viewing experience in the Chobe National Park, just 2.5hrs away from Victoria Falls.
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