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The Great Zambezi

If you’re looking for a unique way to experience the beautiful Zambezi and get up close to the magical wildlife that calls it home. Our sustainable, ethical, and safety-first Lower Zambezi canoe safari trips are the perfect way to discover the spectacular magic of the Zambezi. 

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Not Your Average African Safari…

Whether it’s been on your wish list for years or you’re in the process of planning your next trip to Zambia. The Zambezi River is Africa at its best. 

Our canoe safaris on the Lower Zambezi will bring you close to an undeniable magic that will leave your heart and mind filled with unforgettable memories.

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Designed To Delight & Inspire

Canoe Safari Packages

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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.

Expect to enjoy the great outdoors with overnight island camping and discover the memorizing charm of the Zambezi. 

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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.

With a variety of activities to satisfy your inner adventurer, from fireside camping to bird watching, you’ll create memories that last. 

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THE 4-IN-1




Perfect for every wildlife enthusiast. The 4-in-1 route offers a balanced immersion of what makes Zambia so unique with a front-row ticket into the natural beauty and wildlife that call the Zambezi home.  

The route takes you deeper into the national parks as the river passes through the flood plains of the Mana Pools.

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Our most extensive canoe safari brings you closer to the best of the Zambezi River. Canoeing from the Lower Zambezi to the remote Mupata Gorge, before ending at the junction of the Luangwa river.

The canoe trail offers a wider variety of potential game viewing, as well as the chance to meet and interact with the local community.

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(-) NIGHTS / (-) DAYS



Whether you want more time canoeing or have specific requirements for what you’d like to experience on the Zambezi. Our booking team and guides can work with your ideas to design the perfect trip imaginable. 

Simply share your requirements with our bookings team, and we’ll do the rest to make your dream Zambezi trip a reality.

Discover A Distinct Charm & Allure…

Feel a sense of pure freedom and connection to the great outdoors, exploring the natural beauty and wonders of the Lower Zambezi. Canoe safaris are filled with real adventure from camping under the stars to getting up close to the most exciting African wildlife. 

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“A Dream Come True”

“I went with my dad to do the Great Zambezi 9 day River Safari. It was spectacular!! It is impossible to put the feelings in writing, you just have to experience yourself. Our whole adventure was as perfect as it could possible be. Anthony organised everything for us, he is definitely the guy you want to contact if you thinking about discovering the Zambezi.”

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What To Expect

From a canoe safari with River Horse Safaris

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Canoeing Adventure.

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Local Expert Guide.

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Freshly Prepared Meals.

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Tented Camping. 

Outdoor Activity. 

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Wildlife & Nature.


Breezes River Lodge - Chirundu, Zambia

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.

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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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