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Victoria Falls Riverboarding - Zambia

Put your surfing skills to the test on the mighty Zambezi River, and raft the rest of the way.

Riverboarding on the Zambezi River

Riverboarding on the Zambezi River

Riverboarding on the Zambezi River is done in combination with white water rafting. The rafting takes place in the bigger rapids and then river boarding is done in the smaller rapids of the river. In these smaller sections, you will get out of the raft and play around - surf the river, ride the whirl pools and squirt.

Much like the rafting, riverboarding has half day and full day trips. High water trips begin in mid-January and end in August. During high water, full day trips begin at 8h30 from rapid number 14 to 25 and then rapids #10 to #25 at 15h30. In the low water season, riverboarding trips start in August through to January. Depending on the rainfall received, they may start in mid July if the water is already low enough. Half day trips go from either rapid #1 to 10 (morning trip - 7h30 to 14h00) or #10 to 25 (afternoon trip - 10h15 to 17h30). Full day trips take you through #1 to 25 from 7h30 to 17h30.

The difference between this activity and the one offered in Zimbabwe is that in Zambia, there is no hike out the Batoka Gorge but a cable car takes you out the gorge instead.

All rafting trips depart from the Livingstone Day Activity Centre.

What you will need to bring
• You must know how to swim to do this trip, as well as have a reasonable level of fitness.
• Wear a comfortable T-shirt and shorts
• Wear light comfortable shoes that won't slip off

The minimum age for rafting is 15 years.

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