White water rafting trips in Victoria Falls

Don't limit yourself to just a full day outing, explore the Zambezi River for an overnight, 2.5, 3 day or even 5 day trip!

5 day trip

4 options available from €236

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From€1,041
4-7 days
Occasionally sporty
From 15 years-old and up

Practical information

Meals
Breakfast
Full English breakfast including eggs, bacon, tomatoes, sausage, baked beans, toast, jam with tea and coffee.

Lunch
These may change slightly but they will be similar to the below options:
• Chicken pieces, potato salad and green salad and bread or rolls
• Cold meat, rolls and salad and bread or rolls
• Mini meatballs in sauce, pasta and green salad and bread or rolls
• Steak, potato salad and green salad and bread or rolls
• Cottage pie with coleslaw salad and bread or rolls
• Beef lasagna with green salad and bread or rolls

Dinner
These may vary but will be similar to the below options:
• Rice, chicken curry and green salad with bread or rolls and dessert of ice cream
• Spaghetti bolognaise with cheese, green salad and dessert of pancakes and cinnamon sugar
• Steak/chops and chips with green salad or vegetables. Dessert of trifle
• Fish (bream or hake fillet) with mashed potato and green salad plus tartar sauce. Dessert of fruit crepes with syrup
• Braaii over the fire including boerwores, steak or chicken (two meats), baked potatoes, green salad, garlic bread. Dessert of fruit salad
• Beef kebabs, potato salad, coleslaw and bread or Rolls. Dessert of choc bananas

Course of events

The trip varies from day 3 onwards depending on water levels, but covers the same section of the river. The camp sites may change due to movement of beaches/camp sites.

Day 1
Full day of rafting as usual one day low water rafting trip and camping below rapid 23, at our overnight camp.

Day 2
From hereafter the flat stretches between rapids becomes longer. Your first rapid is ‘Open Season’. You'll then continue through ‘The Narrows’ after which you'll have lunch. After lunch you'll head down the river through ‘Chimamba’ and “Upper Mowemba” to your overnight campsite just below “Upper Mowemba”.

Day 3
After portaging “Lower Mowemba” you'll continue along to the Dam site where you'll do your third and final portage. After this you'll continue downstream to “Ghost Rider” then “Deep Throat” where you'll ghost the rafts through while having lunch. You'll raft through another section of narrows with short sharp drops, very exciting! You'll then conclude the day with “Asleep at the Wheel” which is the last major rapid of the trip. You'll camp downstream of “Asleep at the Wheel”.

Day 4
After breakfast, you'll continue downstream through Grade 2 and Grade 3 rapids up to Hippo’s camp where you will spend the night on the banks of the river.

Day 5
After breakfast, you'll navigate ‘Fish Eagle’s Delight’ and onto the take out point at Matetsi where you'll be transported back to town. The transfer is a 3 hour drive along the road from Milibizi to Hwange through to Victoria Falls.

Special terms

The price doesn't include the $10 fee per person to access the park.

Raft and camping trips include:
- All meals, soft drinks, orange juice (cordial), water as well as small amount of beers and wines. However due to the longevity of the trip these are not bottomless supplies. Should clients have a preferred alcohol, they may supply these themselves, or if clients want more this can easily be arranged for a small fee.
- Sleeping bags - if required, however it is recommended that clients bring their own.

Meeting point:
You will be picked up at your accommodation anywhere in the Victoria Falls area Zimbabwe, NOT Zambia
Spoken languages:English
Included
  • All meals
  • Guides and safety kayakers
  • All rafting and camping equipment
  • First aid kit
  • Satellite phone
Excluded
  • Park fees: 10$ pp
Do not forget to bring
  • Sleeping bags
  • Shorts and t-shirts (quick drying)
  • Swimming costume/shorts
  • Shoes you wouldn't getting wet
  • Headlamp
  • Towel
  • Tracksuit
  • Cap/hat
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Toiletries
  • Cameras