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Safpar Rafting Company

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Excellent Company

Having drafted in the U.S., rafting the Zambezi is a whole other ball park. I would not suggest... read more

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Danielle C
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Exhilarating white water rafting on Zambesi

Rafted 21 rapids with Boyd our very capable and fun boatman and with Voster our safety kayak man on... read more

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Safpar have been rafting the Mighty Zambezi since 1988! The passion, experience and culture of our rafting team is second to none. Safpar has a 100% guide certification with the International Rafting Federation. All guides are fully trained...more
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| The Victoria Falls Waterfront, Livingstone 60407, Zambia
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Reviewed today via mobile

Having drafted in the U.S., rafting the Zambezi is a whole other ball park. I would not suggest doing this tour if you are uncoordinated or it is your first time (for the sake of the other people in the boat) but the company goes...More

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Rafted 21 rapids with Boyd our very capable and fun boatman and with Voster our safety kayak man on 6th september 2018. What a fantastic experience, so much fun, so very wet. Got through rapid 7 that other companies avoid. Highly recommend Safpar and Boyd....More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing experience. Thanks to Boyd and the team for wonderful and unforgettable day. Highly recommended.More

Thank ilan0302
SafparExcellence, Manager at Safpar Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear ilan0302, Great to hear you had an amazing experience with us. The Zambezi offers what is arguably the world's best one-day whitewater trip and we are pleased you chose to experience this with Safpar, Boyd and the team. We will be sure to pass...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I did the rafting on 13th September It is a truly fantastic yet terrifying experience It’s definitely not for the faint hearted and be prepared to get very wet! The experience was really made by the fantastic guides and helpers. They are incredibly professional but...More

Thank JohnR9366
SafparExcellence, Manager at Safpar Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear JohnR9366, Thank you for taking the time to do a Trip Advisor review of your rafting experience with us and thank you for the recommendation. The Zambezi is a Class-V rafting river, Class-V is the highest level of commercial rafting and is defined by...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

I rafted the Zambezi with the guys from Safpar in the beginning of September. This was one of the craziest experiences of my life. The Safpar guys handled everything very professional and they make you feel very at ease. They take their time to explain...More

Thank KenDB1982
SafparExcellence, General Manager at Safpar Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi KenDB1982, Thank you for doing a review of your rafting trip, we are pleased to hear that you had an unforgettable experience with us. We will, of course, pass on your compliments to our team. The Zambezi is a class-V river and offers what...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing experience, Boyd and the other white water instructors all looked after us really well, especially the canoists who rescued us when the raft tipped over! Enjoyed a nice lunch and beer after the rafting and great videos and pictures. Thank you!More

Thank Kathryn W
SafparExcellence, Guest Relations Manager at Safpar Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Kathryn W, Thank you for taking the time to do a TA review of your rafting experience with us. We are happy to hear you had an amazing experience with us and enjoyed your time with Boyd and our whitewater team. Great to know...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the most amazing experience with these guys!! Cheoonga was a very solid strong confident guide. He made everyone feel at ease. He gave a very thorough safety briefing with very realistic scenarios and instructions for each, but he exuded confidence which made everyone...More

Thank Lisa H
SafparExcellence, Manager at Safpar Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lisa H, Thank you for taking the time to do a Trip Advisor review on your rafting experience with us on the mighty Zambezi river. We are happy to hear you had a great day with us and that Chongo and our team took...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I am 62 years old and the only challenging part was hiking out after a full day on the River. Not difficult but tiring after a full day on the river. The staff went over safety instructions several times (at the hut, on the shore...More

Thank BuckeyesR1
SafparExcellence, Public Relations Manager at Safpar Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear BuckeyesR1, Great to hear from you here on TA, thank you for your review and for the awesome recommendation. We are happy to hear that Boyd and our team took good care of you. We will be sure to pass on your regards. It...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The rapids were huge and soo exhilarating! I'm 24 and did it with my 60ish(going on 20 something) year old parents, we all had the time of our lives. The climb back out of the river is tough but a million times worth it. Cant...More

Thank RubyI47
SafparExcellence, Public Relations Manager at Safpar Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear RubyI47, So good to hear you and your adventure loving 60'ish (going on 20) parents had the time of your lives with us, rafting the Zambezi River. Thank you for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. We will, of course, pass on your regards...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The full day rafting trip on the Zambezi is just one of these things you will keep in mind for a very, very long time. It is definately worth the money, especially when you experience the perfect logistical organisation and the delightful catering. You should...More

Thank 388jonasr
SafparExcellence, Public Relations Manager at Safpar Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear 388jonasr, Thank you very much for doing a TA review of your rafting experience with us. We are all thrilled to hear you had an excellent time with our whitewater team, we will be sure to pass on your regards and compliments. The Zambezi...More

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pschinasi
August 11, 2018|
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Response from Luke B | Reviewed this property |
I am sure that calling the company will give you more accurate information, but here is some info that I was able to find on the conditions from the Safpar website. It looks like August is the beginning of the lower water... More
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Ryan R
February 28, 2018|
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Response from Chong C | Reviewed this property |
I would agree on the other reviewers here as well as I have just came back from Victoria Falls 1 month ago. Even with life vest, the rapids at this time of the year ranges from about level 2 to 3 which can be pretty... More
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