VICTORIA FALLS RIVER SAFARIS

Explore the best of the Zambezi...

GENERAL INFORMATION

Explore the best of the Zambezi aboard comfortable propeller free safari boats which cross the rapids along the upper Zambezi with ease. The cruise initially heads upstream, where there is a possibility of seeing white rhino, breeding herds of elephants, buffalo, giraffe and smaller antelope in the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park. After turning around Lwando Island, you enter the secluded domain of our river safari boats. Here you meander quietly around the islands immediately above the Victoria Falls which are rich in bird life such as kingfishers, bee-eaters, open-billed storks, darters, herons and ibis. There is also a chance of seeing the extremely rare Pels Fishing Owl and African Finfoot.

Hippo can be spotted throughout the year, during the winter months elephant are frequently encountered in the water crossing from island to island.

Victoria Falls River Safaris emphasise personalized service and exclusivity coupled with adventure, superb game viewing and extraordinary photographic opportunities. The boats have cushioned seats, and are equipped with a bird book and map showing the route. An experienced skipper conducts your safari; sharing interesting information about the river, the wildlife, the people and the history.

A light meal is provided on our lunch safari and snacks served on the early morning and sunset safaris. Refreshments include mineral water, soft drinks, selected beers and wines, tea and coffee.

VICTORIA FALLS RIVER SAFARI ACTIVITIES

Return transfers from local Livingstone hotels for all River Safari Activities are included in the rate.

> EARLY MORNING CRUISE

A superb two hour river safari on the great Zambezi, delicious muffins and hot refreshments are included.

DURATION
OF CRUISE
2 hours TIMES Collection at your hotel is at 08h00
Cruise departs from the Royal Landing at 08h30
Return to your hotel at approximately 11h00

> LUNCH CRUISE

Light lunch and drinks complete a wonderful midday game viewing river experience.

DURATION
OF CRUISE
2 hours TIMES Collection at your hotel is at 11h00
Cruise departs from the Royal Landing at 11h30
Our return transfer will have you back at your hotel at 14h30

> SUNSET CRUISE

A lovely late afternoon’s game viewing on the river, with snacks and refreshments served en route.

DURATION
OF CRUISE
2 hours TIMES Collection at your hotel is at 15h30 in winter and 16h00 in summer
Cruise departs from the Royal Landing at 16h00 in winter and 16h30 in summer
Return to your hotel at approximately 18h30 and 19h00

Winter months are 01 May to 31 July
Summer months are 01 August to 30 April

RESTRICTIONS

Before the summer rains, due to low water levels, it becomes necessary to alter the route to avoid the rapids below Princess Island.

  •  THE ULTIMATE RIVER CRUISE
  •  TICKET TO ADVENTURE
  •  VIEW VIDEO
  •  GALLERY

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GUEST REVIEWS


Great bird sightings


My first time in Africa and heard
the call of Africa – the cry of the
fish eagle, breathtaking!


Our guide was most informative,
he had a wealth of knowledgeable
about the animals, birds and
river life, we learnt a great deal.


The boat trip was great, it was
really exciting skimming across
the rapids and we enjoyed the
trip around the islands too.


Such a hot day –
but was cool on the boat.


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