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White Water Rafting

The Greatest One-Day White Water Rafting experience in the world!

Get ready for a wet, ADRENALIN-filled day down the mighty Zambezi River...

Rafting started in Zimbabwe 22 years ago and offers you the opportunity to experience the exhilaration and thrills of some of the biggest rapids in the world with our highly trained professional rafting guides.

View the spectacular scenery of the gorge; learn about the vegetation and wildlife, while you raft your way down the mighty Zambezi River.

Half day:
(Morning: rapids #1-#10) or (Afternoon: rapids #11-#21). Low water only.
Full day:
(Covers rapids #1-#21). Low water only OR (Covers rapids #11-#24). High water only
Multi day:
(Full day rafting and overnight in the gorge) (2½day rafting and 2 nights in the gorge) (5 day rafting and 4 nights in the gorge). Low water only (August – early December).

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Included On Trips:

• Courtesy transfers from major hotels/lodges within Vic Falls town center.
• Morning tea/coffee at check in for your briefing /safety talk.
• Transfers to and from the gorges.
• Buffet - braai lunch.
• Minerals and beers after take out.
• Certificate to prove you braved the Zambezi.
• Video footage of your entire trip is professionally recorded and available for viewing and purchasing.
• High quality professional digital photographs are taken during the trip and available for viewing and purchase as well. They are shown with the video in town, (venue to be confirmed by the guides).

Restrictions:

• 15-years minimum age- Proof may be requested.
• There is no maximum age limit.
• Bushtracks however retains the right to refuse to take any client who is clearly going to be unable to cope with the rigors of rafting.
• Minimum guests on all rafting day trips - 1 guest.
• Private exclusive trips – minimum of 20 guests (on request)

Take Note

All trips are totally dependent on water levels and it is important that clients are aware of the seasonal nature of the products:
• High water season: approx. January to July (Rapids#11-#24)
• Low water season - (Peak Season): approx. August to early January(Rapids#1-#21)

The descent into the gorge for rafting is steep and depending on the time of year can be slippery. The pathways are 'rough' and due to the fact it takes place in a World Heritage site, only local materials such as mopane ladders can be used. As a result it is a difficult decent and we suggest clients should wear suitable shoes for such a clamber. Please note that if you do a half day WWR during Low Water whereby you descend from rapid no. 10 pathway, the path is in direct sunlight and more difficult than the path leading to the boiling pot.

NB Clients need not be good swimmers for rafting. Non-swimmers should notify trip leaders during trip briefing.

     

Park fee not included

Check-In:
07h45
• Low water Full day rafting (return to Vic Falls approx. 16h30)
• Low water Half day rafting AM trip (return to Vic Falls approx. 14h30)
• Low water Full day rafting & river-boarding combo (return to Vic Falls approx. 16h30)
• High water Full day rafting (return to Vic Falls approx. 16h30)

10h30
• Low water Half-day rafting PM trip (return to Vic Falls approx. 16h30)