The best white water river in the world! This 7 day mighty Zambezi rafting holiday in Africa has awesome rapids, beautiful white beaches, luxury camping & great food
White water rafting on the Zambezi River. This is an absolute gem of a trip – featuring big white water, spectacular African scenery and warm sunny weather! One of the many highlights is bobbing around at the base of the magnificent Victoria Falls – definitely one of the more dramatic places on this planet to begin a 7 day mighty Zambezi rafting holiday in Africa.
Your following days are spent challenging some of the most awesome rapids with names like ‘Oblivion’ and ‘Stairway to Heaven’ while your nights involve camping on expansive beaches of white sand, gin and tonic in hand listening to the noises of wild Africa.
And after completing one of the most exhilarating adventures in the world, you can head off to sample the wildlife viewing that this region is famous for. A brilliant way to really top off your trip to Africa. Other trips available in this destination are our multi activity Zambezi Ultimate Adventure, the Zambezi Blast with safari to Botswana or our African Odyssey vacation.
Itinerary for 7 day mighty Zambezi rafting holiday in Africa
Day 1 - Arrive into Livingstone. We meet and transfer you to your luxury hotel, and then a sunset cruise on the gorgeous Upper Zambezi, before returning to our hotel.
Day 2 - We start the 7 day mighty Zambezi rafting holiday in Africa beneath one of the Seven Natural Wonders Of The World, Victoria Falls with lunch on our first day and take on some of the best rapids on the planet. Stairway to Heaven, Devils Toilet Bowl and Star Trek… are just a few before arriving at camp for snacks and cold drinks!
Day 3 - We load the rafts with all our food and equipment for the rest of the trip and take on exhilarating rapids such as Creamy White Buttocks, the Mother and OBLIVION!
Day 4 - Amazing sights of Fish Eagles amidst other great rapids, Open Season, the Narrows and one of our favourites, Upper Moemba! This is a great adrenaline rush to end the day.
Day 5 - We portage the rafts around Lower Moemba and the Chabango Falls, then load up again and run the amazing rapid, Ghostrider!
Day 6 - Yay! Its layover day! On a stunning remote sandy beach a chance to relax, swim or try your hand at kayaking!
Day 7 - A great mellow day to relax on more gentle water, take in a few waves and lie back and enjoy the scenery and wildlife.
Day 8 - A gorgeous overnight camp gives rise to the gorge opening out and us rafting amongst hippos and crocs! We pack up the gear and take a spectacular 40 minute helicopter flight through part of the gorge and over the spectacular Victoria Falls arriving back to our lodge on the banks of the Zambezi. You have done one of the best river trips in the world.
Day 9 - A chance for some last minute shopping before your flight home.