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Safpar Rafting Company

Livingstone, Zambia
+260 21 3320606
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Lots of andrenaline - but not for everyone.

After i heard so much about the zambezi river, me and my girlfriend decided to go to the rafting on... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tamir M
via mobile
What a wonderful experience!!

Great experience with great staffs!? Voster is well trained and good guide for everyone!? If you... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago
kalla0322
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“cable car” (28 reviews)
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Livingstone, Zambia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After i heard so much about the zambezi river, me and my girlfriend decided to go to the rafting on the Zambezi river, with Safpar company. We choose to do the *full day, but you can do also the *half day wich is enough for...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great experience with great staffs!? Voster is well trained and good guide for everyone!? If you visit Livingstone, you must visit Safpar!?More

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Thank kalla0322
SafparExcellence, Rafting manager at Safpar Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Kalla, Thank you for your review, Vorster is a really good raft guide, he has been rafting on the Zambezi for nearly 20 years. Very pleased to hear he looked after you and everyone else on the raft. i will make sure Vorster sees...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Spent 2 days in Zambia and pre-booked activities with SafPar - I was not disappointed. Did a half day canoe safari with Titus and Ceaser and a full day rafting with Choonga (and the rest of the kayakers). Both activities are highly recommendable for very...More

Thank Lisa A
SafparExcellence, Rafting and canoe manager at Safpar Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Lisa, Very pleased to hear you had an enjoyable couple of days on the Zambezi with safpar. Both canoeing and rafting are on the Zambezi but as you wrote, they are so different, above the falls the river is gentle and peaceful, below the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t know any other way to describe the trip except amazing. Safpar staff is awesome from top to bottom. Sven was very helpful assisting me in booking my trip and different excursions while I was in the area. I did the one day safari at...More

Thank Mike S
SafparExcellence, Rafting manager at Safpar Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Mike, Thanks for taking the time to write a review, it was an epic 3 1/2 day trip, i'm still exhausted from rowing all that kit, plenty of action on the river and a few drinks in the evening, all very social. Very please...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Fist time I have been rafting , our guide Kay J was excellent, he made the day so much fun but also kept us all safe. Would recommend Safpar to all. Also went canoeing with Titus which was just as much fun but need less...More

Thank Lisa M
SafparExcellence, Rafting and canoeing manager at Safpar Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Lisa, Two big days out on the Zambezi !!! rafting in the gorge with KayJ and canoeing above the Falls with Titus. Very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience with Safpar, and that the guides looked after you well. Hope to see...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Crew was really great It was the first time I ever 'rafted' ..had a good balance of exciting an safe

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did the white water rafting yesterday. We had Boyd as our guide. He was absolutely fantastic. The kayakers were awesome too. Make sure you tip these guys when you go because it's them that are keeping you safe and make your trip so good. We...More

Thank MJMaher
SafparExcellence, Rafting Manager at Safpar Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi MJ, From reading your revue it is obvious that you had a great day out on the Zambezi with Boyd and Crew, Boyd has been kayaking and rafting on the Zambezi for 20 years and really looks after his clients. The hike out is...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic!!! Awesome. Lots of fun, water adventure and Crocodiles for half day tour :) Everyone should try it! P.S. that gorge climp was devastating its time to build an elevator there :(More

Thank Maris Z
SafparExcellence, Rafting manager at Safpar Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Maris Z, Pleased to hear you enjoyed the half day rafting trip, we have thought about some kind of lift at #10 but no plans yet. Full day rafters use the lift at #25. Hope you have recovered from the devastating hike out. Thanks...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a whitewater paddler for 55 years I traveled to Livingstone specifically to raft the Zambesi as the best short rafting challenge in the world, and I was not disappointed. The team at SAFPAR were excellent. In our cocooned lives, if we have any spirit...More

Thank pmdurey
SafparExcellence, Rafting manager at Safpar Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Paddler, Thank you for your review, it seems like you had a bit of a big day out on the Zambezi with Henry, three flips before lunch is a little traumatic. As a whitewater paddler for 55 years i am very pleased that despite...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did a full day of rafting and it was beyond amazing if you are a thrill seeker. Being Canadian I have done alot of rafting but the zambezi is in a different league. So fun! So intense! Definitely was nervous a few times but...More

Thank Kat M
SafparExcellence, Rafting manager at Safpar Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Kat, Thanks for your review, it is always good to hear from experienced rafters that they had a great day with Safpar and the guides, i will make sure they see your review. Average fitness as you say is a necessity, hopefully the cable...More

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jami97
21 July 2016|
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Response from SafparExcellence | Property representative |
Hey Jami, Sorry for the late reply, yep all your dry clothing and shoes can meet you at the end of the trip. August can be chilly so bring a jacket for the trip home. Also a rash vest for the river helps with the chill... More
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Peppercat33
6 April 2016|
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Response from SafparExcellence | Property representative |
Hi Heather, Unfortunately we don't at present pick up from Victoria Falls, we do however pick up from the Zambian side of the border. If this situation changes I will let you know. Regards Sven
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