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White Water Rafting on the Zambezi

The popular white water rapids which lie below the Victoria Falls are known to be among the worlds wildest offering visitors a fun filled and exciting activity while exploring the untamed African wilderness.

White Water Rafting on the Zambezi Overview

This exciting morning/half day White Water Rafting tour on the Zambezi River offers travellers a great way of exploring Southern Africa's wilderness from the river view. The white water rapids which can be found below the Victoria Falls are amongst the world’s wildest but, at the same time, also amongst the safest due to the fact that steep canyon walls are present as well as deep water while no midstream rocks are encountered.

The beginning section of the famous Batoka Gorge, rapids 1 - 10, includes the highest concentration of grade 4 and 5 white water rapids anywhere in the world. Stunning scenery, welcoming sunshine, the comfortable water temperature as well as the thrilling white water rapids make White Water Rafting on the Zambezi river in Africa a truly unforgettable experience.

As safety is crucial, all precautions are taken to avoid accidents. Several safety kayaks, well-trained guides with a minimum of 5 years experience, radio communications as well as comprehensive evacuation facilities are all available.

The pickup and drop off location for this morning white water rafting trip is at the Victoria Falls Day Activity Centre. The trip lasts from about 08h30 - 13h30. As an alternative, half day white water rafting trips (11h30 - 17h00), as well as full day white water rafting trips, can also be booked (08h30 - 17h00).

White Water Rafting Trip on the Zambezi River

  • half day / mornings (8h30 - 13h30)
  • meet at the Victoria Falls Day Activity Centre.