These Zambezi River activities are more relaxing than the high octane water sports options. Explore the upper Zambezi River, above the Victoria Falls with its calmer waters interspersed by small rapids. You'll experience spectacular views, raw nature, wildlife and rich birdlife.
With an activity booking desk at Protea Hotel by Marriott Livingstone, you will be spoilt for choice. Activities within a 10 kilometre radius of the hotel include: Victoria Falls visit, boat cruises, bungee jumping, helicopter rides, gorge swing, crocodile park, game viewing at Mosi Oa Tunya National Park, golf, restaurants and shopping.
Royal Livingstone Hotel by Anantara offers a wide selection of excursions including helicopter flights, microlight flights, cruises, village tours, game drives, white water rafting, canoeing and bungee jumping. With the hotel’s assistance, you have the option to customise your adventure.
The Activity Centre at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort provides information and booking options for elephant back riding, bungee jumping, game drives, river safaris, sunset cruises, microlight and helicopter flights, white water rafting, fly-fishing and more! In addition Kamp Kwena offers a daily supervised program play for young children.
Working with various operators, Ntanda Ventures is able to organise exciting adventure activities including bungee jumping, abseiling, white water rafting, kayaking, helicopter and microlight flights and fishing. Experience the best activities Zambia has to offer and go back home with memories you will cherish forever.
Victoria Apartments are a stone's throw from the Victoria Falls and Livingstone's other attractions, including adrenaline and leisure activities. These apartments have an on-site activity information centre, with knowledgeable consultants, that is able to provide booking and transport services for a host of activities.
Are you planning an adventure? Cherish Travel and Tours can arrange helicopter and microlight flights, bridge activities (bungee jumping, slide, swing, tandem etc), river activities (water rafting, canoeing, kayaking, river boarding and fishing) and game activities (Rhino walks). You can also swim in the devil's pool, a natural infinity pool at the edge of the Victoria Falls - you need to try this!
Are you looking for some adventure? Let Fawlty Towers help you book various activities in and around Livingstone. Their team will make the calls and book you with the best operators. They will also ensure that your tour runs according to plan with no fuss to you.
Tiffany's Canyon Lodge has a variety of water and land based activities such as canoeing, a ride on the speed boats, birding, paint balling and more. The lodge also has a spacious outdoor play area designed for children under the age of 12 years old. The playground provides children with a safe and clean environment.
Ndole Bay Lodge is the first and only fully registered PADI scuba diving facility in Zambia. It provides something new and exciting at any level. The reef right in front of Ndole Bay offers some of the best snorkelling on the lake. Other adventure activities include tubing, kayaking, water skiing, wake boarding and kite surfing.
Livingstone is the Adventure Capital of Africa and Chundukwa will help you organise any activity you may want. typically the recommend a five day stay and offer a sunset boat cruise on arrival, trip to the Falls, helicopter or microlight trip over the Falls, picnic lunch, David Livingstone Musuem and markets.
Discover the beauty of the Zambezi River atop an African Elephant, enjoy the lion walks or do a bungee jump off the Victoria Falls Bridge. There are a host of adventure activities around Thorntree River Lodge.
The No Name Camp has various offers and opportunities for guests around the Victoria Falls. The activities include bungee jumping, rapid water rafting, fishing trips, golf tours, biplane rides over the falls or national park safari tour. The camp offers a wide range of adventure in three areas- National Parks, Zambezi River and air.
The Victoria Falls is where the wide Zambezi River simply drops some 100 meters into a narrow gorge. The Falls lie across the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe. The Mosi-oa-Tunya, the smoke that thunders, aka the Victoria Falls is a must visit destination. There is an endless list of activities on offer in Livingstone which continues to grow.
Tongabezi is the ultimate safari destination, with a range of adrenaline packed activities to keep guests entertained throughout their stay. Victoria Falls is one of the world's natural wonders and among the most spectacular sights in all Africa. The best place to witness this immense mass of water is tiny Livingstone Island.
Safari Par Excellence 's Zambezi Elephant Trails offers a unique and exciting way to explore the wilderness around Victoria Falls. Located near Thorntree Lodge, approximately 10 km from Livingstone, Zambezi Elephant Trails has established Zambia's first 'Elephant Camp'.
Bwaato Adventures Safaris specialises in rhino and game walks. The professional tracking team goes out at dawn to confirm their whereabouts so guests are certain to see rhino. These walks usually last up to 3 - 4 hours, on this walk you get a chance to see the oldest male in the Mosi O'Tunya National Park.
Jet Extreme has something for adventurers, adrenalin junkies and explorers. Jet boat rides have gained a reputation for extreme fun over the last decade. These boats have a shallow draft and loads of power, so you'll jet over just inches of water to reach the Zambezi River in the Batoka Gorge.
The Victoria Falls Horse Safaris offers a unique and unforgettable experience transporting you back to a former era of grace and charm. The company offer magnificent horseback rides from the Falls Resorts along trails within the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park which lead to spectacular views of the Victoria Falls.
Started in September 2011, United Air Charter operates from a site known as Baobab Ridge which is 4kms from the Zimbabwe/Zambia border on the left hand side driving towards Zimbabwe. The site is unique with stunning views of the mighty Victoria Falls and was chosen because it is near the falls.
Everyone, of course, wants to visit Victoria Falls. The Falls, always awe inspiring, change with every season: sometimes full of flood water flowing with astonishing force and creating massive spray and huge rainbows; sometimes during the dry season you can see the bottom and walk on the upriver side across the rocks carved out by the force of water.
At Victoria Falls, a world of magic things lies in wait more than ever – from a rainbow's dance at full moon to the cascade of one of the world's most spectacular natural wonders. Some 30 kilometres downstream from Royal Chundu setting on the Zambezi River, the Adventure Capital of Africa awaits.
Cycle through some of the most untouched parts of Africa on mountain bikes. From the sedate to physically challenging, with back up crew always on hand for repairs and reassurance! These tours give you a unique view of Zambian, Malawian and Tanzanian landscapes and parks. Experience the charm of the local people first hand.
Get your heart pumping, relax in the afternoon sun, interact with majestic wildlife Safaris Par Excellence operates a wide range of adventure activities in Livingstone for every budget. From the adrenaline seeker to the more tranquil these include rafting, lion walks, boat cruises, elephant walk and a lot more.

Adventure activities

Zambia is simply brimming with opportunities, visitors from all over the globe travel to Zambia to experience the extraordinary and explore new adventures. In this category find exhilarating outdoor adventure, Zambia offers many exciting activities and abundant opportunities to view wildlife as well as beautiful landscapes. Most activities provided appeal to those with a particular passion such as bird-watching, game drives, canoeing, kayaking and abseiling. You will feel overwhelmed by the extraordinary range and diversity of wildlife.

There are two different types of adventure activity: hard adventure and soft adventure. The amount of risk involved in any adventure activities is different for each person who takes part in it; it is largely dependent on the individual’s perception of danger and self-preservation. While all adventure activities are enjoyed under the supervision of trained professionals, some activities are more risky than others.

Zambian adventure activity providers offer an expansive range of options for specialist safaris and activities. Their personal service and exceptional guiding gives you an unparalleled adventure experience. All activities offered are conducted in safe environments.

Adventures for the more laid back

Soft adventure has a lower level of risk, is less physically demanding and anybody can do it! No previous experience or skills are necessary. People who participate in soft adventure activities are looking for the experience as opposed to the expectation of any risk. Soft adventure activities include yachting, learning to surf, camping, horse-riding, snorkelling, hiking and biking, hot air ballooning, game drives, helicopter flips and quad biking.

Adventures for adrenaline junkies

Hard Adventure is accompanied by a sense of real risk for the person engaging in the activity. Some hard adventure activities do require previous experience and minimal training. Hard adventurers need to be able to handle the unexpected and need to be prepared for a physical challenge.

Hard adventure activities include paragliding, kayaking, scuba diving, abseiling, shark cage diving, bungee jumping, bridge-swinging, and sky-diving.

Adventure is adaptable

Many adventure activities can be adjusted to suit the participant’s level of skill and degree to which they are thrill-seeking. While some crave fear and risk, for many, the adventure simply lies in trying something new and exciting.

Bird Watching

The diversity of bird species in Zambia is amongst the highest in the world, with 743 species recorded to date and several more expected as the more remote areas are explored. Zambia’s National Parks and Bird Sanctuaries will keep avid birders enthralled. Diversity combines with abundance during the wet season from November to March as migrants make Zambia’s pristine bush and wetlands their home again. The Birdwatcher’s paradise is Lochinvar National Park where over 400 species have been recorded however Lower Zambezi National Park, Kafue National Park, Victoria Falls in Livingstone, South Luangwa National Park and North Luangwa National Park are all equally superb.

White-Water Rafting – the swirling rapids of the Zambezi below the Victoria Falls offers some of the most exciting and challenging rafting waters in the world. Regular safaris operate between August to November, starting below the Victoria Falls and winding through spectacular gorges and 23 rapids.

Bungee Jumping off the Victoria Falls bridge offers one of the highest bungee jumps on the planet at 110m. Jumpers leap into space to experience the world’s most spectacular adrenaline rush and a breathtaking view. Quad biking, Abseiling and Gorge Swinging in the scenically stunning Batoka Gorge offer further thrills just round the corner.

Boating and water sports

Zambia’s wide rivers and lakes – provide excellent opportunities for canoeing, river cruises, kayaking, boating, sailing, and other water sports such as water-skiing, windsurfing, house boating as well as fishing. Canoe Safaris are very popular in Zambia. No boating skills or experience are necessary. Canoes provide both an excellent vantage point and a silent way of viewing the animals. Fishing Safaris are generally available in Zambia throughout the year. The best fishing period, however, is between April and November. The Zambezi River offers the best tiger fishing in Africa. The Lakes for good fishing are Lake Kariba and Lake Bangweulu in northern Zambia.