FIVE DAY/WHITE WATER
Length of trip: 5 days
As per low water rafting trip and camping below rapid 23, overnight
From hereafter the flat stretches between rapids becomes longer.
Your first rapid is ‘Open Season’. We then continue
through ‘The Narrows’ and ‘Chimamba’, where
we stop for lunch. After lunch we head on down the river to our
overnight campsite just beyond upper Mowemba.
After portaging lower Mowemba we continue along to the Dam site
where we do our third and final portage. After this we move on to
our campsite located downstream on a beach in the gorge.
Today we raft through rapids ‘Ghost Rider’ and ‘Deep
Throat’. After our lunch stop at ‘Deep Throat’
we go through ‘Narrows 2’ and numerous small unnamed
rapids before we arrive at our campsite.
The trip includes:
We continue on navigating through ‘Asleep at the Wheel’,
‘Fish Eagle’s Delight’ and on to our take out
point at Matetsi where we are transported back to the Falls.
meals and drinks
baggage may be stored at the SPE office.
dates for 2010 are as follows for 2.5 & 5 day trips:
17 and 31 August
14 and 28 September
12 and 26 October
09 and 23 November
we can run a trip on any other requested dates apart from these
as soon as anyone is able to confirm 4 people travelling, then we
especially promote that date?
So set departure dates are regardless of numbers and if we get to 20 pax we will close these dates, lets publish these on the websites, thanks.
These dates are in line with the low water season. These dates are traditionally from mid July until mid January, and only change due to exceptional circumstances such as the last season where the river was closed for 3 months!!! Normally it is a maximum of 1 month.