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Experience The Mighty Zambezi

Canoe safaris along the world-famous Zambezi River

For more than 20 years, River Horse Safaris has been sharing the undeniable magic of Africa. Our canoe safaris along the Zambezi River are one of the most unique ways to experience the spectacular beauty and charm of the Zambezi. 

We love nothing more than bringing clients up close to the natural Zambezi landscape and wildlife in a safe, exciting, and sustainable way. If you’re ready for an authentic African adventure, River Horse Safaris would love to be your guide.

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Ant Elton
Founding Director

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Your Trusted Zambezi Guide

As one of the first canoe safari operators along the Lower Zambezi, River Horse Safaris are specialists in sharing the real magic of the mighty African River. With a depth of local knowledge and guiding experience, creating unforgettable memories is almost a guarantee.

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Journey through the spectacular natural beauty of the mighty Zambezi River. Our trusted routes along the Lower Zambezi have everything you need to make your time in Africa, truly unforgettable. 
Create memories that last with a River Horse Safaris canoe trip.

One River. Two Countries.

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A short; yet exciting canoeing safari that’s ideal if time is limited, but you still wish to get a feel of the Zambezi. Covering less distance than other routes, it’s a short and mighty tour.



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Our most popular canoeing safari is the perfect balance of time on the river with close-up adventure. If you’re looking for a tour that ticks every box, this trail is an ideal fit.



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THE 4-IN-1


Perfect for every wildlife enthusiast. The 4-in-1 route offers a deeper immersion into the natural beauty and wildlife that call the Zambezi home.



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Explore The Mesmerizing Zambezi River

A fun-filled experience that brings you closer to the many natural wonders of the Zambezi River. From dawn till the starry night sky, the Zambezi is alive with activity and adventure.

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The Great Zambezi

Tick one of Africa’s most incredible natural wonders off your bucket list with a fully guided canoe safari along the great Zambezi River. Experience a once in lifetime trip along the river, passing through the flood plains of the Mana Pools region, and see why the world-famous river is so special to Africa.

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Why Choose 
River Horse Safaris?

From our local expertise and years of experience to our first-class safety ratings, River Horse Safaris is trusted as the leading canoe safari operator in the Lower Zambezi. Sharing the real magic of the Zambezi in a fun, sustainable, adventurous, and safe way.


#1 Safety Ratings.


Sustainable Travel.


Route Variety.


20+ yrs Experience.


Expert Local Guides.


Flexible Bookings.


Canoe Safari  Base Camp

The Breezes River Lodge is a hidden oasis set on the banks of the stunning Lower Zambezi River. The luxury riverside lodge is home for the River Horse team and used for the starting point of all our unique canoe safaris.

We have various accommodation options available from tented camping to our luxury waterfront suites. Request upon inquiry to ensure availability, and we look forward to welcoming you into our beautiful camp.

“The Experience Was Incredible!!”

“To spot elephants, hippos, crocs and buffalos while paddeling through the river was definitely a new and exciting experience for us, we highly recommend it for those travellers and wildlife lovers that would like to check new safari ways, different than common game drives.”

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Book Your Zambezi River Adventure

Get in touch today to book your once in a lifetime Zambezi River canoe safari.

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