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White Water Rafting

White Water Rafting $120

(plus $10 National Parks fees paid at check-in)
Duration: Approx 7.5 hour

Adventurous Day trip: Challenge yourself to an adventure thrill of a lifetime, best done in the low-water season – this activity will test you, challenge you, and entertain you.

  • Duration: Full day, approximately 7.5 hours
  • Includes: Lunch and the white river rafting experience
  • Excludes: River usage fees (approximately USD 10)

Begin your adrenalin white water rafting experience in the “boiling pot” directly below Victoria Falls and navigate your way through infamous rapids whose names were conjured to instill fear. The experienced rafting guides will steer you on an unforgettable ride through the formidable rapids of the mighty Zambezi River.

Victoria Falls White Water Rafting has two different seasons due to the water level of the Zambezi River. Low water rafting commences between August and December. These are the best times of year to raft as you begin your journey from the boiling pot situated directly below Victoria Falls. As the water level drops, the rapids become more intense. During low water season, you will negotiate rapids number 1 to 19. Many of these rapids are Grade 5.

Victoria Falls high water rafting takes place between Jan – Feb and June – July. As the water level rises high water rafting begins. As the water is gushing down the Victoria Falls so intensely during these months it is impossible to start at rapid number 1. The high-water rafting begins 10 km downstream of Victoria Falls at rapid number 11 and will finish at rapid number 23.

Please note that White Water Rafting usually closes from the beginning of April until approximately the beginning of June depending on high water levels.

Day trip: $120
Full Day Overnight: $235
2 & Half Days Trip: $583
5 Days Trip: $974
National Park fee to be paid in cash: $10

Pick-up time: Between 07:00 am to 07:30 am
Duration: Approx 6 hours

• Buffet lunch
• Free drinks
• Free hotel pickup and drop-off
• Tea / Coffee with toast break in the morning
• Mineral water during rafting
• Professional local guide throughout
• All rafting gear – life vests, helmets, paddles, and rain jackets

Age Requirements

Age Restrictions: The minimum age for white water rafting is 15 years. Persons under the age of 18 years need to have signed authorization from a parent or guardian.

Child Policy

Full charged price.

Health and Fitness

A reasonable level of fitness is required to participate in white water rafting as the hike out of the gorge is quite tough. Guides reserve the right to turn back individuals with health conditions or who are deemed unfit.

Drop-off Times. 

Pick up and drop off from hotels daily at 6:00 am.