Zambezi Challenge  6th Sep 2014 - 13th Sep 2014 

Charity challenges just don’t get much more extreme than this! Water sport enthusiasts consider The Zambezi one of the BIGGEST white-water rivers in the world! Beneath the mist of the stunning Victoria Falls, deep in the Batoka Gorge would have to be one of the most dramatic places in the World to start a charity challenge white-water rafting trip.

From the very first rapid encountered, you have embarked on a river journey with some of the most exhilarating white-water and spectacular scenery that you’ll experience in your life. Exceptionally challenging, The Zambezi Challenge is a rafting expedition that will take you through some of the worlds biggest commercially run rapids – this charity challenge is not for the faint hearted.

From the best white-water on the planet, amazing sandy beaches, to a helicopter flight through the Batoka Gorge and over Victoria Falls – Africa delivers a feast of adventure in the world of charity events!


Challenge information

Length of trip 8 days

Registration Fee £399

Minimum Sponsorship £3350

Cost of the Trek taken out of the Minimum Sponsorship £1499



Day 1 - Depart UK for overnight flight to Livingstone, Zambia.

Day 2 - Arrive Livingstone and meet local guides, transfer to lodge. Briefing about the Zambezi Challenge this evening and optional river safari taking in great game sights and typical African wildlife.

Day 3 - The Zambezi Challenge begins! Transfer to Victoria Falls and to our 'put in' point, another safety briefing and then we're off! Rapids today include 'Morning Glory', 'Stairway to Heaven' and more. These are the worlds largest commercially run rapids. Overnight camp at a secluded sandy beach.

Day 4 - More white water awaits! After a hearty breakfast, we encounter further rapids including 'The Mother' and one of the most thrilling, rapid number 18, also called 'Oblivion'. Overnight camp on yet another secluded beach...this is Africa at it's best.

Day 5 - The Zambezi Challenge continues - the first rapid 'Morning Shower' provides us with just that! Another great day of rafting and overnight camp at yet another glorious beach, within sight of the magnificent Lower Moemba Falls.

Day 6 - The final day of our Zambezi Challenge see us take on 'Ghostrider' - one of the longest and biggest rapid on the Zambezi - a perfect end to our charity challenge. Helicopter flight back up the gorge giving us a bird eye view of what we've accomplished over the past few days. The evening we enjoy a celebratory dinner.

Day 7 - Transfer to Livingstone Airport for flight back to the UK.

Day 8 - Arrive UK.

Further Information

Should you require further information before booking please e-mail or telephone Paula on 07545 255294

How to take part

To get going on this adventure of a lifetime, you’ll need to register with our event partner Global Adventure Challenges. Always remember to choose Funzi and Bodo Trust when asked to select your charity.

Register on line on the Global Adventure Challenge website


Call Global Adventure Challenges on 01244 676 454

Global Adventure Challenges will let us know that you have registered so we can send you a welcome pack.







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