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Wild Horizons Upper Zambezi Canoe Safaris

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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
+263 13 44571
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A Nice Change from Safari Drives

We spent about two hours on the river. It was mostly pretty flat with just a couple of class 1 and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robert C
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Redlands, California
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I am a veteran of many kayak and whitewater river trips and have never had as many creature... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
Lois H
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Princeton, New Jersey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent about two hours on the river. It was mostly pretty flat with just a couple of class 1 and 2 rapids which added some fun. For the most part you didn't really need to paddle. You could just let the river take you....More

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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

I am a veteran of many kayak and whitewater river trips and have never had as many creature comforts as I had on this trip. The tent with cots and comfortable mattresses, fresh towels, warm water outside the tent each morning, a flush toilet and...More

Thank Lois H
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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Upper Zambezi Canoe Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Dear Lois Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are so happy to read this review and can tell you had a great time on your trip! This is exactly what we strive for and I hope that...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We did the overnight camping and canoe experience. We were taken through the national park to the camp site late in the afternoon, along the way spotting elephants and various birds by our guide. The park is beautiful. At our camp we met the rest...More

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Upper Zambezi Canoe Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to pass on your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your overnight stay and the amenities that are provided to you by our team to ensure that you have a truly memorable experience. Thank you for...More

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Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

This was a trip that has been on my bucket list for some time and I was worried that it would not live up to my expectations. I needn't have been concerned. The guide Ngoa was very knowledgeable and especially about about bird life. We...More

1  Thank Mark B
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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Upper Zambezi Canoe Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2018

Dear Mark What a fabulous review! Thank you so much for sharing your awesome experience with us and with future guests. It sounds as though you enjoyed every aspect of the trip. We are delighted that it lived up to your expectations and we are...More

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Reviewed November 22, 2017

A great experience, close to nature, friendly and competent staff, thrilling in parts. But a long morning dragged out, with too little time actually paddling on the river - about two hours only in a 7am to 2.30pm trip. Overpriced.More

Thank Jane E
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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Upper Zambezi Canoe Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded November 24, 2017

Dear Jane Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. We are pleased that you enjoyed your trip with us and that you found the staff to be friendly and competent. Your comments regarding the length of time on the river have been noted and...More

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Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

We booked this trip through our hotel and we were picked up around 7:30am (we were the last pick up) and it took around 1 hour to reach out starting point. Once we arrived we were offered breakfast with tea and coffee so we didn't...More

Thank Harriet P
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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Upper Zambezi Canoe Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2017

Dear Harriet Thank you for your review. We are so happy to read this review and can tell you had a great time on your trip! This is exactly what we strive for. Thank you for your comments regarding travelling with a guide. We often...More

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Reviewed November 10, 2017

Advertised "Peace and Tranquility" instead we were rushed. Advertised "Explore Channels", instead stuck to main river Advertised "Bird and Game Viewing" instead we were rushed with no time to look. 1) We were picked up at our hotel at 7:20, did not start to canoeing...More

Thank Stephen R
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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Upper Zambezi Canoe Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2017

Dear Stephen Thank you for your review. We are very sorry to hear how disappointed you were with your trip. This is obviously not the sort of feedback that we like to receive and we have investigated the matter.We have spoken to the canoeing manager...More

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Reviewed October 7, 2017

We took the 2 day canoe trip on September 25-27. First of all, I want to compliment everyone involved in this trip. The guides, the cooks, the camp manager everyone. The tents and beds were comfortable and there is actually a community flush toilet (could...More

Thank edwardo9876
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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Upper Zambezi Canoe Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2017

Dear Edward Thank you so much for your wonderful review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you had such a wonderful experience on our canoeing safari. Our staff are highly trained and are dedicated to ensuring that our guests have a thrilling time out....More

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Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

This was a decent excursion to do although it's quite tiring after a while. Good stop off point to have a swim in the river. Guides were friendly and gave plenty of guidance. Never felt in any danger. Only drawback is that we didn't see...More

Thank davidbrown86
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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Upper Zambezi Canoe Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2017

Dear David Thank you for your great review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your day out and that you found our team to be professional and friendly. Unfortunately there is no guarantee on what wildlife will be seen on the day. It is such...More

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Reviewed September 1, 2017

This excursion was arranged my hotel. Although I didn't have much information beforehand on what to expect or how to prepare, everything turned out fine. The guides were right on time for the early morning pick up. We traveled 20km upriver from the Falls through...More

Thank Oaktown B
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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Upper Zambezi Canoe Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

Dear Guest- Thank you for your kind words, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your day out on the Zambezi River. Thank you also for noting our guides ever present commitment to safety. Your kind words shall be passed on to them. It...More

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maddbob
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Response from Sanjay S | Reviewed this property |
We did not do the overnight Canoe trip. We were picked up from the hotel in am. The concierge at the hotel you are staying at can be a very good resource. Hope this helps.
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