One of the finest ways to see magnificent African wildlife is on a canoeing safari on the Upper Zambezi River above the flow of Victoria Falls. You'll paddle downstream on a relaxing adventure and enjoy incredible sightings of birdlife, elephants, buffaloes, hippos and crocodiles who'll share their domain with you.
The canoe safari is operated on the fourth largest river in Africa, the Mighty Zambezi. With an abundance of wildlife, flora and fauna this guided safari allows ample time to experience this majestic of rivers with ease.
The Upper Zambezi River is regarded as 'free flow' and as such the water is subject to seasonal variation. Water levels begin to rise in December and normally peak in April to May. Therefore throughout the season, the route varies as channels open and close with the rise and fall in water levels.
The Upper Zambezi has numerous heavily wooded islands, which are dissected by channels that may be as much as several kilometres in length and vary in width from one to twenty metres.
The canoe trail whilst operated in Zambia passes through National Parks located in Zimbabwe, and the pristine bush land of Zambia where there is a possibility of chances to see game such as hippo, crocodile, elephant, giraffe and numerous birdlife.
The vegetation predominately consists of ebonies, waterberry, palms and a tremendous variety of acacia and albizia. The rapids are small and at their peak are only classed as grade two, which as categorized by the British Canoe Union is the second easiest grade.