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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A terrific exhilarating experience with Shockwave for our family of five. Philani took the time to understand beforehand what we wanted and answered any concerns that we had. Very professional and safety conscious throughout. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend. Thanks to all the Shockwave team. The Johnsons

Date of experience: August 2019
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Thank Richard J
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ShockwaveRafting, Owner at Shockwave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hie Richard
Thank you for rafting the Zambezi with Shockwave. We always ensure our clients get the necessary information before and during the trip. Your safety is our highest priority as we ensure you have a terrific rafting experience.

Once again thank you for choosing us and recommending us to the world'

kind regards

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely recommend this trip and company. The rafting was amazing, the guides competent and friendly. Bit of a walk getting out - but the guides were so helpful. Proud achievement of not only paddling but conquering the stairs as well. From start of trip (booking) to the end - was brilliant. Highly recommend

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank eoemu1
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ShockwaveRafting, Owner at Shockwave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Eoemu
Thank you so much for recommending us to the world. We are happy you had an amazing trip with us and that you also found our guides competent and friendly.We really admit that the walk out is really tedious and strenuous and it will definitely need normal fitness levels.

Thank you so much for supporting us, we wish you well in your future endeavors.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked Shockwave over the other rafting companies because it seemed to be a smaller company that tried a bit harder. That was definitely the case. In general, our raft was better equipped, had a smaller group, got to do more and have more fun. I would definitely consider Shockwave over Horizon or Shearwater?

Our guide was TT and our safety guide was Silent. Both guys were awesome. This rafting is no joke - you will get knocked around, possibly fly out or flip. There will be many grade 5 rapids. Soo fun!

The hike in and out of the gorge is not to be taken lightly. I am a very active 30 year old and I found it to be slightly challenging. I think most people will find the hike out to be intense. The food at the end was awesome and it was a fun day all around. I would highly recommend this activity and company.

I paid for the video/photo package and that was a bit weird, but it worked out. I was expecting more photos and I have yet to look at the video.

PSA: TIP YOUR GUIDES PEOPLE! I think i was the only person in our group that tipped. These guides work hard and dont be a jerk.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank MsTravelSF
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ShockwaveRafting, Owner at Shockwave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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Thank you for choosing us to take you down rafting one of the most exciting rivers. At Shockwave we always give personalized service to our clients. We pride ourselves in professional and competent guides.

Zambezi is graded a class 5 river, characterized with big rapids and big waves, and these may definitely knock you out. However, at Shockwave our quest is always to try and keep the boat upright, we will not flip on purpose!

The hike up the gorge is steep and strenuous. Our guide will always help you and patently walk with you up the gorge, after-all there is no rush in Africa. We believe our ice cold beers will always reward you for this walk up the Gorge.

Thank you for purchasing our media package and we hope it will keep the memories of rafting the Zambezi linger on forever.

Once again thank you for supporting us and we wish you all the best in life.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic day out with the Shockwave team. They take care of everything, all you need to do is walk and paddle. We did it as a couple and we had an awesome group of people from all over the world on our raft.

A big shout out to TT and JB for making the experience incredible. The BBQ and beers at the end of the hike back up the canyon was a great touch.

Watch out for rapid 18 (Oblivion)!!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Thank RobertB11327
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ShockwaveRafting, Owner at Shockwave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Robert
Thank you for such a wonderful review on this platform.We are so happy you had a fantastic day with us. We are also glad that you you enjoyed the BBQ lunch and beers on top of gorge.

Rapid 18, The oblivion is the most action packed rapid of the river, it will always put the icing of an otherwise fun and awesome day in the river!

Thank you again for supporting us.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth the price to experience the rapids of the mighty Zambezi with highly skilled, well trained and professional guides. We felt safe in our boat, and had a lovely time. Strenuous walk out the gorge so be prepared as this is three toughest part. Had a delicious braaied lunch and ice cold beers afterwards as well which was all included in the price. Would highly recommend this locally owned your company!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Thank Carmen181
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ShockwaveRafting, Owner at Shockwave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Carmen
We are happy to receive such a recommendation from you. At Shockwave we pride in our guides whom we believe are professional, an well trained to take you down the Zambezi River.
We really admit that the walk up the gorge is strenuous because of its steepness but we believe its always part of the experience.
We are happy you enjoyed our meal at the end of your rafting trip.Thank you for recommending us and all the best in life!

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