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River Safari - Sunset cruise

Livingstone, Zambia

Activity Description

Victoria Falls River Safaris offers you an excellent, personalized and environmentally friendly upper river safari experience. The specifically designed propeller-free safari boats have the unique ability of crossing the numerous rapids along the upper Zambezi River comfortably, and exploring the islands in shallow water.

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.

Arrangements

Duration2 hours
WhenThroughout the year, subject to availability
WhereThe river safari departs from and returns to the Royal Jetty. Return road transfers to the Royal Jetty from accommodation venues in the Livingstone area are included.
WeatherAll weather, should there be a thunderstorm or heavy rain, the river safari may be delayed
What to WearComfortable Clothing with flat shoes Jumper or light jacket for the cooler winter months
Things to BringCamera with spare batteries and memory card Sunglasses, Sunhat and Sunscreen Inspect Repellent
Guests or SpectatorsVisitors not joining the river cruise are welcome to browse the curio shop, or purchase refreshments while waiting for the safari boat to return.

Requirements

Minimum Age0 years
Minimum Height0.0 m
Maximum Height0.0 m
Fitness LevelNo Fitness Requirement
QualificationsNot Applicable
Maximum Weight0.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions

Inclusions

Mineral water, soft drinks, selected beers and wines, tea and coffee
Snacks
Return road transfer to the Royal jetty from accommodation venues in the Livisngtone area.

ExclusionsItems of a personal nature

Notes

Collection time is 15h30 in winter and 16h00 in summer for the Sunset Safari.
As the light softens and the wildlife heads to the river for their last drink of the day, your two-hour late afternoon’s game viewing cruise begins. Light snacks and sundowners complete this magical experience on the Zambezi.
Your road transfer will have you back at your hotel by approximately 18h30 in winter and 19h00 in summer.

Customer Reviews

Was first activity in Zambia. Excellent and informative boat operators. Felt close to the water and therefore the animals. Great stop for snacks at sundown and all safety concerns abated. Excellent intro to Africa and highly recommended early on your trip! Graeme and Dini - Graeme Membrey


thrilling awesome adventure , i loved the moment we stop for some snacks by the island. this is a place to be also the guide wow he had lots of information - BELLA M


We thoroughly enjoyed our River Safari. At time it was very invigorating, especially when we went through the rapids. We managed to get close to the Hippos and other animals on the river banks. The nibbles and drinks break on a small island in the river was great and you felt part of the surrounds. Our guides were very knowledgeable and informative. I would say that it might be useful to have some waterproofs available. I really great trip. - Robert Humphries


I had good experience with The Sunset River Safari Cruise. The guides were friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. Managed to spot some animals in actions and most importantly, a very beautiful sunset. - Roger


Great fun! You get up and close to animals - elephants, hippos, crocodiles, giraffes and others. Much better for wildlife viewing than one of the big ships, however not quite as social. You stop on a small island for snacks and drinks as the sun sets. Magical! As we finished, one person on our boat said it was only his first day in Africa and it was already the best vacation of his life! - Van Hooker




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