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Zambezi River Class IV-V White-Water Rafting from Victoria Falls

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Overview
Rafting Victoria Falls lets you connect more with the Zambezi River than any other touring option. Class IV and V rapids and a 650-foot-deep (198-meter) gorge make for a thrilling ride, while your guide ensures your safety throughout—regardless of your experience level. An included lunch with an open bar and round-trip hotel transfer round out the tour.
Highlights
  • Guided white-water rafting trip provides adventure while ensuring safety
  • Power down the Zambezi River and experience Zimbabwe’s wilderness
  • No need to rent equipment—-rafts, life jackets, and windbreakers included 
  • Barbecue lunch and open bar included
What to Expect
Your tour begins with an early morning pickup from your Victoria Falls lodging. Enjoy a light breakfast before climbing into a Jeep for a drive to the Zambezi River. Upon arrival, put on your gear and practice key safety maneuvers before hiking a steep trail to the put-in. Your group’s abilities and preferences determine the type of raft you take out to ensure a safe and fun trip, from a guide-controlled oar raft to a passenger-controlled paddle raft. Work together with your group to paddle hard and navigate Class IV to V rapids over the course of your selected half-day or full-day trip. Conclude your Zambezi white-water rafting tour with a barbecue lunch and open bar, followed by hotel drop-off.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Your lodge or hotel in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Traveler pickup is offered


We do pick from any hotel reception in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe


We do pick from any hotel reception in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe


We do pick from any hotel reception in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe


We do pick from any hotel reception in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe


We do pick from any hotel reception in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe


We do pick from any hotel reception in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe


We do pick from any hotel reception in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe


We do pick from any hotel reception in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe


We do pick from any hotel reception in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe


We do pick from any hotel reception in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe


We do pick from any hotel reception in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe


We do pick from any hotel reception in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe


We do pick from any hotel reception in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe


We do pick from any hotel reception in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe


We do pick from any hotel reception in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe


We do pick from any hotel reception in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe


We do pick from any hotel reception in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Departure Time
7:30 AM
Duration
7h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All rafting gear (helmet, life jacket, and paddle)
  • Local guide
  • Light refreshments during rafting
  • Lunch
  • Morning tea / coffee with cookies
  • Unlimited drinks (open bar)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Exclusions
  • National Park entrance fee ($10 per person)
  • DVD (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No age restriction as long the child can swim, weighs at least 50 lbs (23 kg), fits in a Class 5 youth life jacket, and has a parent's permission; if weight is less than 50 lbs, he or she can only do Level 3 rapids and must skip the Level 5 rapids (this will also depend on the guide's decision on which rapids or sections your child can do)
  • Please make sure to wear a T-shirt, shorts, and proper shoes for rafting and hiking up and down the canyon
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We enjoyed our trip with Shockwave.  We had booked in advance, and the day of they picked us up right on time.  We had a brief stop in their shop in town for some formalities.  We learned our group of 4 were the only people who signed up, but to their credit, the trip went on -
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Response from ShockwaveRafting, Owner at Zambezi River Class IV-V White-Water Rafting from Victoria Falls
Responded 3 days ago
hi there Thank you for this awesome review. We are so glad that you had a wonderful trip with us. At Shockwave we believe the fun of whitewater rafting is not in the flipping. We of course understand that we deal with nature but never will we flip the boat o purpose. Rapid number 18 is Zambezi most thrilling rapid. However let me be quick to point that most boats flips and all rafters would scatter making them vulnerable to injury. At Shockwave we do not take the flipping line unless the guide know its safe to do so. This is the reason why OG did not flip then while other companies flipped. The walk up and down the gorge is extremely tedious and we will always notify all rafter on this.The sun down the river would be scotching and as you said we would recommend all rafter to wear enough sunblock and long sleeves.Thank you so much for telling other upcoming travelers this. Down the gorge there is no sight of any wildlife as the way to the river is steeply inclined making it difficult for animals to go there. we are so sorry on the video mix up but we hope you have got it now. Once again thank you for all the support and we wish you all the best. kind regards
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This is an expenrience we will remember! Top class organisation, highly professional and friendly guides, good equipment and a world class rafting location. What else would you need?
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Response from Philani M, Owner at Zambezi River Class IV-V White-Water Rafting from Victoria Falls
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Thank you for this wonderful review we really appreciate it a lot.We are happy you enjoyed the excursion. We wish you all the best in life. regards
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We used Shockwave to organize a full day white-water rafting experience as well as a visit to Devil's Pool. Wow! What an adventure. The interaction with this team was professional, warm and friendly from start to finish. They continually kept us informed of what to expect, the
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Response from Philani M, Owner at Zambezi River Class IV-V White-Water Rafting from Victoria Falls
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Diane Thank you so much for such a wonderful five bubble review on this platform. We are really humbled to be so highly spoken of and we are so delighted that you really enjoyed the adventure. Thank you for supporting Team Shockwave and e hope to host you again on your return. with warmest regards
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We went whitewater rafting, zip line, Devils Pool, and visited a village... all were an excellent choice! We not only recommend them, we will be bringing our entire family back and book everything through them. Friendly staff, on time pick ups, and we are very happy we called
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Response from Philani M, Owner at Zambezi River Class IV-V White-Water Rafting from Victoria Falls
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Thank you so much for this amazing review, we really appreciate it.We are so delighted that you enjoyed all the activities you booked through us. Thank you so much for recommending us to other travellers in the world. We really look forward for your return with your family and hope when they come they will enjoy too. Team Shockwave wishes you all the best in life! warmest regards
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It was an amazing experience!! The team, the adventure, the food, the professionalism. Just go for it, you’ll love it.
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Response from ShockwaveRafting, Owner at Zambezi River Class IV-V White-Water Rafting from Victoria Falls
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi Manon Thank you so much for sparing your time to give us this wonderful review, and recommending us to the world. At Shockwave we pride in our services as we offer the best and safest trips, hence we are extremely happy to hear that you were impressed with our services and we gave you a great experience throughout the trip. Once again, thank you for supporting us and we hope we meet again for more multi-day excursions.
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  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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