Canoe Safaris on the Upper Zambezi River

Upper Zambezi Canoe Safaris


  • Upper Zambezi Canoe safari with elephants in the background
  • note the infatable canoes we use
  • small but exciting rapids are encountered
  • experience the magical upper zambezi on a Wild Horizons canoe safari
  • A trip departing during high water level

Upper Zambezi Canoe Trip

Take the Upper Zambezi canoe trip with Wild Horizons and get the chance to experience all that the stunning and charming Upper Zambezi River has to offer.

Clients are collected at approximately 07h00 and are transferred on a game drive in an open vehicle into the Zambezi National Park where they have the chance to see some game on the way. After tea/coffee & breakfast clients receive a thorough safety briefing which covers safety conditions of the river, rapids, canoeing instruction, and general information. Once everyone is comfortable and ready, the trip starts.

On these trips clients paddle their own canoes, following their qualified Canoe Guide as he leads the way. The trip is spent canoeing - (15kms) - downstream, running small grade one and two rapids, exploring channels, bird and game viewing whislt making their way to the dis-embarkment point where a tasty lunch and cold minerals and beers are served. Clients are back in Victoria Falls by about 14h30, allowing them enough time to do another activity in the afternoon. Routes taken on this trip can vary due to logistical, road and weather conditions.


PRICES Upper Zambezi Canoe Trip US$140.00
* Price excludes park fees
TRIPS DEPART Daily
DURATION 7½ hours
DEPARTURE 07h00 until 14h30
LOCATION Upper Zambezi River through the Victoria Falls National Park
MIN/MAX MINIMUM 2 / MAXIMUM 20
LANGUAGE English
AGE RESTRICTIONS * Children aged 7 and older can participate in canoe safaris if accompanied by a parent and fit into a lifejacket. Management retain the right to refuse a child who they feel is unsuitable for the activity for any reason.

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