Overview

The Raft Float activity on the Upper Zambezi River offers a serene and tranquil experience throughout the year, providing an alternative to the adrenaline-pumping thrills of white water rafting. This leisurely adventure is perfect for those seeking a gentle and calm exploration of the Zambezi River above Victoria Falls.

Participants embark on human-powered inflatable, framed rafts, allowing for a relaxed and immersive journey along the river. The activity is well-suited for individuals or groups who prefer a more laid-back encounter with nature, taking in the breathtaking scenery that surrounds the Zambezi River.

One of the key highlights of the Raft Float is the opportunity to appreciate the impressive landscapes that characterize the region. The Zambezi River is renowned for its stunning vistas, offering a picturesque backdrop for a leisurely float. Participants can expect to witness the natural beauty of the area, with ample chances to capture memorable moments through photography.

The Upper Zambezi River is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts, providing excellent opportunities for spotting a variety of animals. Many wild animals frequent the riverbanks, creating a unique chance to observe them in their natural habitat. The tranquil nature of the rafting experience enhances the likelihood of encountering wildlife, making it a delightful journey for nature lovers.

In addition to the wildlife, the flora and fauna along the riverbanks are exquisite, adding to the overall charm of the experience. Participants can enjoy the vibrant colors and diverse plant life that make this area a botanical wonder. The slower pace of the Raft Float allows for a more immersive exploration of the natural surroundings.

Whether you're a photography enthusiast, a nature lover, or someone simply seeking a peaceful adventure, the Raft Float on the Upper Zambezi River promises a memorable and enriching experience. It's an ideal choice for those who appreciate the beauty of the outdoors without the intensity of white water rafting, providing a perfect balance of tranquility and scenic exploration.

7 Hours 26 Feb, 27 Feb, 28 Feb, and more We will collect you from your hotel
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Mineral water and soft drinks
  • Lunch

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Photography (bring your own camera)
  • Sun protection 
Highlights
What makes this tour special

 **Tranquil Adventure:** Escape the adrenaline rush and opt for a peaceful and calming rafting experience on the Upper Zambezi River. The gentle flow of the river creates a tranquil atmosphere, perfect for those seeking a more relaxed adventure.

 **Year-Round Availability:** Unlike some seasonal activities, the Raft Float is available throughout the year, allowing visitors to enjoy the beauty of the Zambezi River in any season.

 **Breathtaking Scenery:** Lose yourself in the stunning landscapes that adorn the Upper Zambezi River. The journey provides awe-inspiring views of the surrounding natural beauty, creating a picturesque backdrop for your adventure.

 **Wildlife Spotting:** Increase your chances of encountering wildlife as many animals frequent the riverbanks. Keep an eye out for various species that come down to drink from the Zambezi River, offering a unique opportunity for wildlife enthusiasts.

**Exquisite Flora and Fauna:** Explore the diverse plant life and exquisite flora along the riverbanks. The area is a botanical haven, providing nature lovers with the chance to appreciate the vibrant colors and unique vegetation.

**Photography Opportunities:** Capture memorable moments with numerous opportunities for photography. The leisurely pace of the rafting experience allows participants to frame and immortalize the beauty of the Zambezi River and its surroundings.

**Human-Powered Inflatable Rafts:** Navigate the river on human-powered inflatable, framed rafts, adding an eco-friendly and intimate touch to the adventure. This mode of transportation ensures a closer connection to the natural environment.

**Relaxed Nature Exploration:** For those who prefer a softer encounter with nature, the Raft Float offers a laid-back and easygoing exploration of the river, allowing participants to enjoy the journey at their own pace.

**Balanced Experience:** Ideal for a wide range of participants, including families, friends, and individuals, seeking a balanced blend of nature appreciation and a calm rafting experience without the intensity of white water rapids.

**Proximity to Victoria Falls:** Enjoy the convenience of being on the Upper Zambezi River, just above the iconic Victoria Falls. Combine your rafting adventure with a visit to this natural wonder for a complete and unforgettable experience.

Itinerary

**Pick-Up from Your Hotel:**

- Your day begins with a convenient pick-up from your hotel or lodge by our friendly and knowledgeable guides. Look forward to a hassle-free start as you are transported to the starting point of your Zambezi River adventure.

**Drive Upstream Along the Zambezi:**
- Journey on a scenic drive upstream along the Zambezi River. Take in the picturesque landscapes and listen to informative commentary from your guides, providing insights into the region's rich natural beauty and wildlife.

**Arrival at the Starting Point:**
- Upon reaching the designated starting point, you'll be greeted with the sight of the majestic Zambezi River. Get ready for an immersive experience as you prepare to board your human-powered inflatable, framed raft.

**Relaxed Float Towards Livingstone:**
- The gentle and tranquil rafting journey begins, offering a peaceful float downstream towards Livingstone. Relax and enjoy the soothing sounds of the river as you drift along the water, taking in the breathtaking surroundings.

**Wildlife Spotting:**
- Keep a keen eye out for wildlife along the riverbanks. Your experienced guides will help you spot various animals that frequent the shores, including crocodiles and hippos. The leisurely pace of the rafting allows for a more intimate wildlife viewing experience.

**Scenic Beauty and Photography Opportunities:**
- Marvel at the stunning scenery that unfolds around you. Capture the beauty of the Zambezi River and its surroundings with ample opportunities for photography. The guides will share interesting facts about the flora and fauna, enhancing your appreciation of the natural environment.

**Refreshments Onboard:**
- Stay hydrated and refreshed throughout the journey with complimentary soft drinks and water provided on board. Sip on your favorite beverage as you continue to enjoy the peaceful float down the Zambezi.

**Arrival in Livingstone:**
- As you approach Livingstone, soak in the last moments of your river adventure. Take in the sights and sounds of the vibrant town as you approach the endpoint of your rafting experience.

**Drop-Off at Your Hotel or Lodge:**
- Following the conclusion of the Raft Float, we'll ensure a comfortable drop-off at your hotel or lodge. Reflect on the day's serene adventure as you disembark, with memories of the Zambezi River and its wildlife lingering.

This detailed itinerary promises a day of tranquility, wildlife encounters, and scenic beauty as you float along the Upper Zambezi River. Ideal for nature lovers and those seeking a more relaxed exploration of this remarkable region.

Pickup point
Pick up from Livingstone, Kasane or Victoria Falls
Sankaia, Livingstone, Zambia View on Map