Africa is a wonderful destination to visit on a holiday. There is nothing like going on a safari and being amongst abundant and diverse wildlife. The continent stretches from its most southern points in Cape Town South Africa, all the way up to its most northern point in Egypt, the land of the Pharaohs. One of the best ways to experience an African safari is along Africa’s rivers. Along the river guests are sure to see plenty of wildlife and from the safety of a boat guests can often get much closer to the animals. Certainly, the Zambezi River is one of the best rivers to choose to enjoy a river safari. This article shall briefly describe the special time that guests that visit the Zambezi River on a safari package holiday are in for

The Zambezi River flows through many of Africa’s prime wildlife havens. This river constantly changes its personality as it makes its journey towards the Indian Ocean. It varies from a gentle flowing river where one can paddle softly along to extremely rough water perfect for white water rafting. This river continues turns into the great victoria fall, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and continues for hundreds of kilometres before turning into Lake Kariba, the largest man-made lake in Africa. Whether cruising by speed boat of travelling as a family in a house boat this river provides a truly authentic experience of a safari. Throughout the river guests are sure to see diverse animals including the big five. It is certainly a common site to see a pride of African lions drinking at the edge of the river. Although the river is the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia, the elephants here know no border. They cross the river effortlessly as they seek new areas to forage.
Two activities that guests to this area love to engage in are fishing and wave boarding or surfing. Guests love fishing in the on the river with tiger fish, a variety of bream, Kafue pike and Chessa, Nkupi, Bottlenose, Cornish Jack and a variety of other fish found in the Lower Zambezi. Here, there is plenty of fishing to be done. Fishing trips spanning a number of days can also be organized by various operators.
Surfing on the Zambezi is a true adrenaline activity. This activity is for the serious enthusiast. River boarding is done on the same section of water as the river rafting. For the surfers out there, this is great opportunity see wildlife from a unique perspective.

In conclusion, guests a sure to enjoy a wonderful safari holidays on the Zambezi. African safaris that take guests to this unique place a sure to be unforgettable. Visitors should step out of their comfort zone and enjoy an authentic safari along the Zambezi River.

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