Kayaking Vacations

The Zambezi & The White Nile

Prices from: $1600

For all you big water paddlers out there. Welcome to your dream kayaking holiday on the Zambezi and White Nile. TheZambezi.com has teamed up with Kayak The Nile to offer this trip for the first time. Let us take care of all your logistical problems, all you need to do is get here. Even your boat hire is included. You will get to paddle all the best sections of both rivers all with complete back up and guiding from Africas two premier whitewater kayaking companies. If you have always wanted to kayak Nile Special and 12 B in the same holiday, then make this trip your priority. Get a loan, sell your girlfriend or do what it takes, This is the ultimate paddling vacation.

Kayaking Vacations

14 days (ecluding travel time)

4-12 paddlers


Day 1


Welcome to Africa and the best kayaking trip avaialble on the continent. We'll pick up form Entebbe airport and shuttle you to Explorers river camp. Dorm accommodation.
No meals included

Day 2


After breakfast at camp you'll get a full day warm up on class 2-3 water. After lunch we'll have a play session at one of the many places on this river.
Included:Lunch and a cold beer

Day 3


Today sees us have a full days paddling. We'll work on your big volume river running on a new section of river. We'll return to our accommodation.
Included Lunch and cold beer

Day 4


Today we'll have Freestyle coaching on 2 different waves. We can suit the play spot to the groups ability and requirements.
Included Lunch and a cold beer

Day 5


Today we'll have a full day of river running on lower section of the river.This is the perfect stretch to practise your skills on! Tonight we'll stay at the amazing Hairy Lemon.
Included: Lunch and a cold beer

Day 6


After breakfast, we will get in your penultimate paddling day. We'll kayak 30 kilometres down to Itanda Falls.
Included: Lunch and a cold beer

Day 7


We'll even get you on a morning run down to Silverback before your flight! We'll provide your onward transfer to Entebbe Airport for flight to Lusaka or Johannesburg and Livingstone.
Not Included: Flights to Lusaka or Livingstone or meals.

Day 8


Welcome to Zambia. We'll collect you from the bus station* or airport, fresh from your Nile paddling trip. We'll take you out on the Upper Zambezi tonight on a Booze Cruise where you may get the chance to see game.
Included: Dinner and drinks
* Can catch bus from Lusaka to Livingstone With Mazhandu Family Buses

Day 9


After breakfast at Jollyboys, we'll get down onto the Zambezi and paddle from rapids 10-25. A good warm up section, but still gives us a chance to play on the way
Included: Lunch and a cold beer

Day 10


Today we paddle the amazing section from The Boiling Pot, down to rapid number 10. Todays rapids include Stairway to Heaven and the Midnight Diner.
Included: Lunch and a cold beer

Day 11


The Big Day Out! Today we'll get into our vehicles and head to rapid 1. You'll get your boat carried down to the river and then it's time paddle all the way to Rapid 25. This is one of the Ultimate days kayaking anywhere in the world.
Included: Lunch and a cold beer

Day 12


Surfs Up. Todays the day, we play all day, paddling the section from 1-13 stopping and paying particulat attention to rapids 2 and 12B.
Included: Lunch and a cold beer

Day 13


Today you choose, but we are a democracy! Normally everyone wants to paddle 1-25 and have a real blast down the river or paddle and surf. Your choice. Afterwards we will head back to town and enjoy a beer or two in one of the many restaurants and bars on offer.
Included: Lunch and a cold beer

Day 14


All good things must come to an end. We transfer you to the airport in Livingstone for your flight home or back to the bus station if you are flying home from Lusaka.

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