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19 Jul

The Lifeline in Southern Africa – the Zambezi

The Zambezi flows through 6 African states, changing its form countless times. A thin trickle becomes a mighty stream, which plunges down the Victoria Falls and finally joins the Indian Ocean at the coast of Mozambique.

But what attractions does the river have for tourists? Definitely some! 

From a quiet boat trip to the “Devil’s Basin” there is something for everyone. We introduce you to the highlights.

Boat trip

You’d rather take it easy? Then a relaxed boat trip is the right thing for you!

Enjoy the fantastic nature and the animals living in the river at close quarters. Hippos play in the water, crocodiles sunbathe on the shore and elephants seek refreshment in the cool water.  And when the sun sets and the water dips into a dazzling red, it’s a sight you won’t forget. 

Snacks, drinks and interesting facts and stories from an experienced guide are included in the price. 

Fishing 

The Zambezi is particularly suitable for another experience – the fishing of tiger fish. Although this hobby is frowned upon as boring by most people, fishing tiger fish is anything but unspectacular. Because the animals are not only beautiful, but by their razor-sharp teeth and the strong pull also extremely dangerous. Getting them fished out of the water is a challenge for many anglers – do you dare? 

White water rafting 

A must for real adventurers! The Zambezi is internationally considered one of the best places for whitewater rafting. 

At the foot of Victoria Falls you’ll cross the wild rapids of the Batoka Gorge and get the adrenaline kick! 23 kilometres of pure adventure await you!

Afterwards you hike up the gorge, where a delicious BBQ and cold drinks await you. 

Canoe tour

Not quite as spectacular but nevertheless recommendable is a canoe tour on the Zambezi. Relax and paddle across the river and enjoy the tranquillity of nature. Marvel at the variety of birdlife and hold your breath as elephants cross the river in front of you. 

The Devil’s Pool

Last but not least – an absolute highlight for all adrenalin junkies! The pool is only a small area of natural stone, but directly behind it there is a thundering abyss. The water rushes 110 meters into the depth, who bends too far over the cliff, runs the danger of falling down – no wonder that the pool is considered one of the most dangerous in the world. 

And yet it is definitely worth a visit, because the view and the thrill are truly unique!

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