A gentle excursion offered by several companies on the both the Zimbabwean and Zambian sides of the River from several hours up to 3 days. Gently glide downriver exploring inlets, islands and rocky outcrops getting close to nature and ride gentle grade 1 & 2 rapids. The River stretches some 80Km from the Kazangula border to the Falls and this part of the River is known for its variety with picturesque islands, gentle rapids, open stretches, Excellent birdlife and wildlife particularly in the dry season (May to Oct), overgrown inlets.
The average distance per day is approximately 16Km and overnight camps (if on a multi day trip) are in comfortable tented camps on the islands or River banks. Canoe for 3 hours, a full day, 2 days/1 night or take a sunset canoe or >wine route= trip. Accompanied by an experience guide and supplied with safety features such as life jackets. There is a River fee of U$5.00 applicable and payable direct, visa fee applicable for the Zambian side of the River. Canoeing excursions offered include: 3 hour canoe excursion/wine route, day excursions, day and night excursions for 2 days & 1 night or 2 nights/3 days.
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