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Safpar Rafting Company

Livingstone, Zambia
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About Safpar Rafting Company
Safpar has 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 trained professionals and hold advanced first aid certificates. Safpar offers the opportunity to raft the entire river on our day trips, as well as epic overnight and multi-day trips. We say NO to expensive memories! Safpar are the only company on the Zambezi to provide a FREE photo and video package of your day on the mighty Zambezi! Offering what is arguably the finest one day trip on the planet, the Batoka Gorge provides one of the most intense sensory thrills imaginable. Its 25 white-water rapids and striking scenery deep within the sheer black cliffs afford the adrenaline junkie a wild roller-coaster adventure of a lifetime, we are world-class experts who do things very differently to the "run of the mill" with 30 years of experience, join us and see why.
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The Zambezi River in the middle Batoka gorge, provides what is arguably the best one-day white-water rafting trip on the planet. The full day rafting trip begins below the magnificent Victoria Falls at Rapid # 1 and ends twenty-three kilometres downstream at Rapid # 21. This is a pure Class-V white-water rafting trip. Take on infamous Rapids such as "Stairway to Heaven", "Gulliver’s Travels" and "Oblivion". Do it with the confidence that our fun loving guides are the best in the business. All of our team are International Rafting Federation Accredited to Class-V and we have decades of combined experience on the Zambezi River. We have an extensive logistical support network for every, trip that is unparalleled in the region. We also don't believe in hidden costs and included in the trip fee are your professionally produced video and picture packages.
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benstratton6 wrote a review Feb 2021
Hoi An, Vietnam2 contributions
Review of: Raft the Zambezi
My friends and I went on a day trip rafting with Safpar at the weekend and the mighty Zambezi more then lived up to its reputation. It was both a thrilling and terrifying experience with beautiful views of the gorge the entire time. Despite the intensity of the water, the team at Safpar make us all feel safe throughout with both a safety boat and kayaks that reached you quickly if you did fall in. The hike out the gorge is tough but you're met at the top with softies and snacks, which feels well earned after the day. The team even sorted us out some beers for the road home which was an added bonus! Safpar then sent us loads of great photos of our day on the water. If you are seeking a thrill and a unique view of the Zambezi then I could not recommend white water rafting more, and with the added safety and effort we got from Safpar, I thoroughly recommend them too.
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Response from safparzambia, Manager at Safpar Rafting Company
Responded 28 Feb 2021
Dear benstratton6, Thank you for rafting with Safari-par-excellence and we appreciate your recommendation. Great to hear that you and your friends had a great time with our team on this incredible river. We are happy to hear the experience lived up to its reputation. The Zambezi River offers what is arguably the best one day white water rafting trip on the planet and is widely considered a must do on the adventure travellers hit list. We regularly take people from all walks of life on our trips and it is an experience that will never be forgotten. Thank you again for joining our team and we look forward to hosting you again soon. The Safpar Team.
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Caroline wrote a review Feb 2021
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Review of: Raft the Zambezi
Rafting in the gorge of the Victoria Falls was clearly an intense, terrifying and awesome experience. The team is very professional so that after falling and finally getting our heads out of the water, the people in charge of safety are already at our side to help us. Once our feet are on the ground, we are all very proud to have achieved this beautiful adventure recognized worldwide. The hike back to the vehicles is quite intense, good shoes are necessary (water is provided)! Although we were afraid for our lives, we have no regrets and are very satisfied to have chosen Safpar!
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Response from safparzambia, Manager at Safpar Rafting Company
Responded 28 Feb 2021
Dear Car-liix, Thank you for having joined our team on the mighty Zambezi River, we are all thrilled to hear you had an amazing experience. The Zambezi River is a class-V river, this is the highest grade of river available for commercial rafting operations and it can, at times be scary. Our river guide team are the best in the business and we are all inordinately proud of their abilities and the care they take of their guests. All of our guides are International Rafting Federation accredited and hold grade 5 rafting qualifications. We spend extensive resources on continuous training and your safety is our number one priority. Rafting the Zambezi is an extreme outdoor adventure sport and is exceptionally rewarding. Untouched wilderness and breathtaking scenery are par for the course and the rafting is arguably the best on the planet. Thank you again for rafting with us and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Our multi-day season runs from August to November yearly and offers a four day trip on legendary white water. Topped off with five star beach camping and fantastic food. Take care on your travels, The Safpar team.
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Tash P wrote a review Jan 2021
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The sign of a fabulous guide: they make you feel safe doing something that is clearly rather dangerous. The guides at Safpar level the experience up or down to your comfort as much as possible, flipping you on the safer rapids if you are keen and otherwise doing their best to keep everyone in the boat. I went with friends who have rafted quite a lot before, so we were in (and under) the water a lot! The other raft didn't flip once. You need a certain level of fitness for the climb out, but the guides really do look after you so well from the first to the last moment.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Response from safparzambia, Manager at Safpar Rafting Company
Responded 05 Jan 2021
Dear 401tashp, Thank for your taking the time to review the SAFPAR Rafting Experience! We are stoked to hear that the guides made your experience a memorable one, we are extremely lucky to have such a dedicated and passionate team. Safety is always our first objective, then FUN of course. Safe onward travels to you! The Safpar Team.
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Guille D wrote a review Dec 2020
La Seu d'Urgell, Spain2 contributions
If you want to paddle the mighty Zambezi, Safpar will facilitate everything you need. Friendly, safe and amazing. And with the waterfront as a meeting point, so enjoy a coffee with the best views.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Response from safparzambia, Manager at Safpar Rafting Company
Responded 26 Dec 2020
Dear guille10k, Thank you for once again joining our team on your kayaking trip to the Zambezi River. We are exceptionally fortunate to have our rafting base on the banks of the upper Zambezi River at The Victoria Falls Waterfront. An awesome place to grab a local coffee bespoke coffee and a breakfast before getting on the river. Safpar have been operating rafting on this section of the Batoka Gorge for the past twenty-six years and we were thrilled to be granted a kayaking license in 2017. We have since tailor made kayaking trips for all experience levels and our team are always excited at the opportunity to share adventures on this incredible river with international and regional paddlers. We look forward to your return next year. Take care on your travels, Safpar.
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sky f wrote a review Dec 2020
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I was in the team of Boyd(dangerous team), he is very joyous, experienced and a truly Zambizi river MONSTER. Wachta buino Muzanga
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Response from safparzambia, Manager at Safpar Rafting Company
Responded 26 Dec 2020
Dear 46skyf, Thank you for choosing to raft with Safari-par-Excellence on the mighty Zambezi River. It was our absolute pleasure to take you and your fellow British Gurkhas on the river. We are all thrilled to hear you had great time and look forward to hsoting you again soon. Safpar.
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