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Upper Zambezi Canoe Safari.

Vic Falls

Activity Description

On these trips guests paddle their own canoes, following their qualified Canoe Guide as he leads the way.
Clients are collected at approximately 7.00 am.
Clients take short game drive in an open vehicle into the Zambezi National Park perhaps seeing some game on the way.
A continental breakfast is served and the guide will give a thorough safety briefing, which will cover: safety conditions of the river, rapids, canoeing instruction, and general information. You will be asked to sign an indemnity form.
The time is spent canoeing (18kms) downstream, running small grade one and two rapids, exploring channels and bird and game viewing.
A picnic lunch is served on the mainland or an island.
Cold soft-drinks, mineral water and beers are served at the take out point at the end of the trip and clients are back in Victoria Falls by about 2.00 pm.
Routes taken on this trip can vary due to logistical, road and weather conditions


Duration8 hours
WhenAll year round
WhereVictoria Falls, Zimbabwe
WeatherWeather permitting
What to WearShorts River shoes or sturdy walking shoes Warm clothing in winter (April to August)
Things to BringSunscreen Mosquito Repellent Sun Hats Polarised sunglasses Towel (Optional) Cameras (spare film/SD cards/disks!) Binoculars
Guests or SpectatorsNo spectators allowed


Minimum Age7 years
Minimum Height0.0 m
Maximum Height0.0 m
Fitness LevelNo Fitness Requirement
QualificationsNot Applicable
Maximum Weight0.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions

InclusionsTransfers, continental breakfast, all gear, picnic lunch and soft drinks
ExclusionsPlease note: Zambezi Canoe Safari Activity Rate does not include Park Entrance Fee and River Usage Fee which is currently US$10.00/person.


The majority of people who join a Zambezi Canoe Safari are first time canoeists. No previous experience is required as Wild Horizons staff are trained to prepare and guide you through the day. Children from 7 upwards can canoe if accompanied by a parent and fit into a life jacket. Management retain the right to refuse a child who they feel is unsuitable for the activity for any reason.

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