Victoria Falls: Zambezi River White Water Rafting Experience

Victoria Falls: Zambezi River White Water Rafting Experience

From US$ 120 per person

The Zambezi River is internationally acclaimed as one of the best locations for white water rafting. Enjoy the adrenaline pumping thrill of this exceptional activity, and also marvel at the stark, sheer beauty and tranquility of the Batoka Gorge.

About this ticket

Free cancellation
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COVID-19 precautions
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Duration 4 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
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Instructor
English
Pickup included
Pickup from Victoria Falls hotels. A uniformed crew member will be waiting for you at reception at your pickup time.

Experience

Highlights
  • Experience a guided white water rafting trip which provides adventure while ensuring your safety comes first
  • Power down the Zambezi River and experience Zimbabwe’s wilderness
  • Enjoy a barbecue lunch and included open bar after the tour
Full description
Your friendly driver or guide will collect you from your Victoria Falls hotel in the early morning. Enjoy a light breakfast before climbing into a jeep for a drive to the Zambezi River. Upon arrival, put on your gear and practice key safety maneuvers before hiking a steep trail to the put-in. Your group’s abilities and preferences determine the type of raft you take out, from a guide-controlled oar raft to a passenger-controlled paddle raft, this ensures a safe and fun trip for everyone. Low water season, when the rapids are most intense, is typically between August and December, while high water season occurs between January and March and then again in June and July. You'll hammer your way through notorious rapids with terrifying names like The Overland Truck-eater and Gnashing Jaws of Death. Upon arrival at your endpoint, you'll hike with your guide to the top of the gorge and enjoy cold beers and a BBQ before getting dropped back to your hotel. Rafting the Zambezi is 4-hours of pure whitewater adrenaline not including pick-ups and drop-off times. 
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off at any hotel in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
  • All rafting gear including helmet, life jacket and paddle
  • Local guide
  • BBQ with refreshments and cold drinks
  • Light refreshments during rafting
  • National Park fees
  • Rafting clothes and shoes
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Participants

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • There is no age restriction as long the child can swim, weighs at least 50 lbs, fits in a class 5 youth life jacket, and has a parental permission. If their weight is less than 50 lbs, he or she can only do the level 3 rapids and must skip the level 5 rapids; this will also depend on the guide's decision on which rapids or sections your child can do
  • Please make sure to wear a T-shirt, shorts, and proper shoes for rafting and hiking up and down the canyon
  • Check in advance during April and May to ensure rafting is still taking place if water levels have fallen
  • There is no need to rent equipment as rafts, life jackets, and windbreakers are included, even kids life jackets and helmets are available.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 / 5

based on 2 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5.0 / 5
  • Transportation
    5.0 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.5 / 5
  • Service
    4.0 / 5
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Excellent day. The staff are efficient and friendly.

August 29, 2019

December 17, 2018

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