White Water Rafting (Zimbabwe)

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Experience Rating
    
icon7 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Overview

Ride the highest commercially runnable rated rapids (grade V) on the Zambezi after it spills over Victoria Falls. You’ll want to be in good physical shape to conquer the steep climb into and out of the gorge, plus the rigors of the ride itself. Participants are advised to leave all their valuables in a safe place and wear clothing that can’t be dislodged during the river journey.
  • Take a thrilling white-water adventure on the Zambezi River
  • Test your skills and endurance during this adrenaline pumping expedition
  • Package includes transportation from town of Victoria Falls and lunch
  • Sorry kids, this ride is for those over 15 (or at operator’s discretion)

Transfers (B&B's, Guest Houses and Hotels in Victoria Falls Town only)
Gear( wet suite in the winter)
Lunch
Items of a personal nature.
Visa Fees.
River usage fee of US$10.00 per person

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Return transfers included from all hotels/lodges withing Victoria Falls Town. Additional transfer charges may apply for pick ups outside Victoria Falls Town

Departure Time

7:30 AM
Itinerary
Pass By:  
Wild Horizons
White Water Rafting
Pass By:  
Victoria Falls Bridge
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Pass By:  
Batoka Gorge
White Water Rafting
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age: 15 years (This can be flexible, at management’s discretion i.e. if the child is of the right maturity, strength and will fit into a life jacket properly then younger children are sometimes accepted.Maximum age: There is no maximum age limit, however Wild Horizons retain the right to refuse to take a client who is clearly going to be unable to cope with the rigours of rafting.Low Water Rafting
  • Approximate Dates: 10th August – 25th December
  • Rapids: #1 to #19
  • Lunch: Lunch at Top of Gorge at Rapid # 19High Water- Rafting
  • Approximate Dates: 25th Dec – 10th August
  • Rapids: #11 to #23
  • Lunch: Lunch is served at the top of the gorge at Rapid #23
  • is controlled and manoeuvred by the guide using “12 foot-long” oars from the middle of the raft. Guests are seated in the front and rear of the raft and hold on to the safety line around the perimeter of the raft.
  • requires the passengers to actively assist the guide in manoeuvring the raft through the rapids and the calm stretches, they are seated around the perimeter of the boat and all paddle, but do not hold onto the safety line.
  • The walk in and out of the gorge is steep and rocky. The walk out is approximately 750 feet to the top of the gorge and requires a reasonable degree of fitness. There is cold beer, soft drink and water top of the gorge for guests.
  • Photographic and video coverage will be offered on every trip to guests for an extra fee.
  • Tipping is not compulsory. If however you would like to leave a token of your thanks, the following is a guideline:
  • Guide: US$10 per guest per day.
  • Other Staff: US$5 per guest per day.
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.
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