Zambezi White Water Rafting EduTour

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You’ll even experience some final bonding time with your group at Graduation Dinner and enjoy a recap to the lessons learned and stories of the group’s adventures!
On the waters of the Zambezi…learn the art of white water rafting, camping, and Big Game Watching as Global EduTours takes you on the exotic Educational Vacation of a lifetime!
Whether you’re a rafting novice or a regular river rat, the Professional Tour Guides who will show you the ropes meet you right where you are!
Our Professional Guides will take your skill level to new heights (and new rapids, waterfalls, etc.), all while you witness amazing wildlife in its natural habitat and bond with your peers!
One of the most entertaining tours we offer, this 11 Day Trip will not be available for long as spots continue to fill up fast! Sign up today for the trip of a lifetime!
AWAKEN THE DAREDEVIL INSIDE while experiencing one of the most remarkable areas on the planet on this 11-Day Rafting EduTour! This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 17+
Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
50+

Jump into the action on Day 1 as the tour introduces you to Victoria Falls with a Welcome Dinner and Drumming Show!

Rafting training and a history lesson fill day two on the majestic Zambezi River, including a Guided Tour of the Victoria Falls Rainforest!

The Zambezi National Park will be your campsite home for the week…pump and rig the raft before exploring the Upper Zambezi River!

Day 4, is an hour long Game Drive to the put-in site for an entire day of rafting!

Head down to the canyon on Day 5 to raft rapids both 1 and 11 before seeing the majestic Victoria Falls!

Rock jumps, cave diving, and hiking are the highlights of Day 6 as you raft rapid number 17 before lunch and raft rapid 21 after lunch!

Day 7 is an adventurer’s delight! Raft from rapid 21 to the narrows 3, a 5 hour long journey involving rapids, twists, turns, and amazing views. End the day with a Fishing Competition to see who can catch dinner!

Day 8 is a full day of rowing the river, learning your way around the rocks, rapids, and islands of the great Zambezi!

Enjoy your final days at Victoria Falls. Experience a Chobe Day Trip, River Cruise, 4x4 Safari, and Lunch!

Typical day

Day 1: Arrival & Welcome Dinner

Our team will welcome you at the Victoria Falls International Airport and drive you to holiday home.

1900hrs – Official Welcome Dinner at the multi award winning and popular traditional restaurant – The Boma Dinner and Drumming Show at Victoria Falls.

MEALS: Dinner.

Accommodation: Overnight at the holiday home.

DAY 2: Orientation & Training

0700hrs – Breakfast at the holiday home.

0830hrs – You will be transferred to a half day orientation and training on Rafting and Victoria Falls as a town.

The following will be covered during the orientation:

Get-acquainted and icebreaking games

Introduction to rafting

The History of the Mighty Zambezi river and the gorges

Rafting as a sport

How to pump and rig a raft

Then you will be given your camping gear that you will use for the rest of the trip. You will be given a dry bag, sleeping bag, liner, mosquito net and pillow.

1300hrs – Lunch at a restaurant of choice (own account).

1400hrs – Guided tour of the Victoria Falls Rainforest and curio market.

1900hrs – Dinner (own account).

MEALS: Breakfast.

Accommodation: Overnight at the holiday home.

DAY 3: Zambezi National Park

0700hrs – Breakfast at the holiday home.

0830hrs – You will be transferred to the campsite in Zambezi National Park.

0930hrs – Orientation on how to pump and rig a raft and setting up the campsite.

1200hrs – Lunch.

1400hrs – Rafting intro on the Upper Zambezi.

1900hrs – Dinner at the campsite.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Accommodation: Overnight at the campsite.

DAY 4: Zambezi National Park

0700hrs – Breakfast at the campsite.

0830hrs – You will be driven to the rafting starting point for approximately an hour and get the opportunity to view some game. You will spend the whole day out rafting and get back to the campsite at sunset.

1900hrs – Dinner at the campsite.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Accommodation: Overnight at the campsite.

DAY 5: Zambezi National Park

0600hrs – Breakfast at the campsite.

0700hrs – Pack up camping gear, load the vehicle and drive down to the canyon.

1000hrs – You will get two hours to do some shopping as you will be deep in the bush for a few days.

1200hrs – Lunch break.

1300hrs – White water rafting from Rapid number 1 by going below the Victoria Falls and seeing the falls from the bottom and go up to rapid Number 11 then back to the campsite at sunset.

1900hrs – Dinner at the campsite.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Accommodation: Overnight at the campsite.

DAY 6: Zambezi National Park

0700hrs – Breakfast at the campsite.

0830hrs – You will continue rafting, do rock jumps, cave visits and hike until rapid no. 17.

1300hrs – Lunch.

1400hrs – You will continue rafting up to rapid number 21 were you will set up a campsite.

1900hrs – Dinner at the campsite.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Accommodation: Overnight at the campsite.

DAY 7: Zambezi National Park

0700hrs – Breakfast at the campsite.

0830hrs – You will continue from 21 to narrows 3 and camp.

1300hrs – Lunch.

1400hrs – You will go on rafting along dam side and return to the campsite were you will be given fishing gear and split into teams for a fishing competition.

1900hrs – Dinner at the campsite.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Accommodation: Overnight at the campsite

DAY 8: Zambezi National Park

0700hrs – Breakfast at the campsite.

0830hrs – You will continue rafting and now you will get to try to row some rafts and it’s getting easy and exciting.

1300hrs – Lunch.

1400hrs –You will continue on rowing till the end of the day.

1900hrs – Dinner at the campsite.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Accommodation: Overnight at the campsite.

DAY 9: Victoria Falls

0700hrs – Breakfast at the campsite.

0830hrs – More rowing training and heading to take out and chances are high that you will see some wild animals.

1300hrs – Lunch.

1400hrs – You will drive to Victoria Falls and check in at a holiday home.

1900hrs – Dinner at a restaurant of your choice (own account).

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch.

Accommodation: Overnight at the holiday home.

DAY 10: Graduation Dinner

0600hrs – Early breakfast at the holiday home.

0700hrs –Botswana full Chobe day trip, this trip includes a river cruise, 4×4 safari and lunch.

1900hrs – Closing Dinner at a local restaurant and graduation ceremony.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Accommodation: Overnight at the holiday home.

DAY 11: Departure

0700hrs – Breakfast at the holiday home.

0900hrs – Check out from the holiday home.

1000hrs – Transfer to Victoria Falls International Airport for departure.

MEALS: Breakfast.

Free-time activities

Botswana full Chobe day trip, this trip includes a river cruise, 4×4 safari and lunch.
Water Sports
Sightseeing
Safari/
Zoo
Hiking

Require­ments

In order to join the program you need to be at least 17 years old on the program start date.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

What's Included

Services by Global EduTours
  • Pre-Departure Support
  • Meals (as detailed)
  • Site Entry Fees
  • Quality Accommodation
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Airport Transfers
Airport Pickup at Victoria Falls Airport
Transfers Included (x2).
Victoria Falls Int. Airport (CODE:VFA).
Accommodation
Holiday Home & Campsite.
Camping
Food & Beverages
Most Meals Included.
Internet Access
Limited access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Victoria Falls Airport (VFA) in Victoria Falls. We assist you to find cheap flights to Zimbabwe.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Zimbabwe provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Zimbabwe you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Zimbabwe.

Dates & Fees

NO CREDIT CARD FEES

Details on arrival

Flexible start dates, inquire for more details.
Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Duration
2 - 2 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
11 days (min. stay)
$ 2,875
11 days (max. stay)
$ 2,875
Average fees
$ 1,830 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Global EduTours will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Global EduTours during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Zambezi White Water Rafting EduTour

AWAKEN THE DAREDEVIL INSIDE while experiencing one of the most remarkable areas on the planet on this 11-Day Rafting EduTour!

$1830/week

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