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Safpar Rafting Company

Livingstone 60407, Zambia
+260 21 3320606
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Thrill of a lifetime

We really didn't know what to expect, but as it turns out, the Zambezi River is one of the top in... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
chelseamaya
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Santa Cruz, California
Relaxing canoeing along Zambesi river

We had 3 hours canoeing (2 persons each canoa) very nice and relaxing. This is an activity opposite... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Martina Z
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Imola, Italy
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Zambezi white water rafting day trips, overnights rafting trips, multiday rafting trips and canoe safaris. Safari par Excellence started rafting and canoeing safaris in 1991, and since then has become Zambia's leading adventure tour operator. Safpar as we are know is based in Livingstone, Zambia, operating white water rafting in the Batoka gorge below the falls, and canoe safaris on the more tranquil upper Zambezi. All tours operate to the highest standards and use the latest equipment and techniques. In addition all Safpar's guides are qualified by The International Rafting Federation and the Association of Zambian Rafting Operators.
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Livingstone 60407, Zambia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We really didn't know what to expect, but as it turns out, the Zambezi River is one of the top in the world for white river rafting and kayaking. Our guides were funny and skilled. They prepared the video while we ate our lovely dinner...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had 3 hours canoeing (2 persons each canoa) very nice and relaxing. This is an activity opposite to the brave rafting but lovely. Our guides were very nice explaining everything about wildlife, river and surrounding area. we really enjoyed, do not need to be...More

Thank Martina Z
SafparExcellence, Canoe manager at Safpar Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Martina, Thank you for writing a review of your canoe safari experience. The canoe safari is much more relaxed than rafting but still with beautiful scenery and wildlife. Hat and sunscreen are essential, as you suggest a small camera is easiest to manage, if...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Rafting the Zambezi is a can't miss experience and Safpar is a well organized, professionally run company! The river and surrounding area are beautiful. The rafting is challenging, exciting, and fun. We started the morning with a detailed safety briefing, were fitted for life jackets...More

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SafparExcellence, Rafting manager at Safpar Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Spies99, Thank you for taking the time to write a very informative review. All your advice for future rafters is very helpful, river shoes or rafting sandals are the best but if you don't have then sneaker will also work OK. The hike out...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Did this about a week ago and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. They picked us from hotel and took as to base. From there they gave a brief overview of what to expect for the day. The river was tons of fun and KJ and Barry were...More

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SafparExcellence, Rafting manager at Safpar Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tim, Very pleased to hear you had a good time with KJ and Barry, the river at low water is incredible. The hike out of the gorge is challenging, but is part of the experience, without the Batoka gorge we would not have the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cannot recommend the overnight (2 day, 1 night) Zambezi trip enough. Fantastic service from the pre-trip meeting, to the ride to the put in, to meals on the water, to beautiful beach campsite, to the hike out of the canyon, and the ride back to...More

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

Hi Gleep, Thank you for taking the time to write a review, I am very pleased to hear you had a good time out on the Zambezi with Scotty and Boyd, if you have enough time in Livingstone an overnight trip is a great option....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had such an insane day with this company, the raft guides are amazing and so much fun. Definitely am coming back for Zambezi round 2!

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

Hi Evelyn, Thank you for coming rafting with Safpar and taking the time to write a review. Hope to see you again for Zambezi round 2. Regards Sven

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome rafting adventures. I think these folks do a great job on every aspect of the business and try to make the African experience a good one for all involved.

Thank riverman20177103
SafparExcellence, Rafting manager at Safpar Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Riverman, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your adventures with Safpar. Hope to see you back here for another visit. Cheers sven

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

My wife (not a strong swimmer, and has never tried serious white water) reluctantly agreed to the full day of white water, I have done a fair amount, but not to this level and not this hard. We asked for Boyd as our guide and...More

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

Hi Keith, Thank you very much for your informative review, you have explained the day very well. Rafting on the Zambezi is a great day out but it is challenging, big rapids, hard paddling, potentially very hot and a big hike out at the end...More

Reviewed 31 October 2017

Incredible. Perfect to enjoy the amazing views. I went with my friends and we had such an incredible time, SO MUCH FUN!!

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Did a half day rafting tour on the Zambezi river. SO MUCH FUN!! Our guide, Boyd, was so knowledgeable about the river and would let us jump out and swim on slower parts but kept us safe even when we fell out or flipped. Highly...More

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Thank Lisa R
SafparExcellence, Rafting manager at Safpar Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Hi Lisa, Thank you for joining Safpar on a rafting adventure on the Zambezi, thank you for taking some time to write a review, I am very pleased to hear you had a great time with Boyd and that he kept you safe. Hiking out...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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