Zambia's Top Adventure Activities: From Bungee Jumping to River Rafting

  • Gazelle Safari Africa

  • Zambia
  • Jun 09, 2024

Zambia has made a comeback in the tourism sector with top wildlife viewing opportunities, adrenaline-pumping experiences amidst stunning natural landscapes. With an abundance of water resources, Zambia boasts broad lakes and numerous rivers perfect for fishing and water thrilling activities.

From the heart-pounding rush of bungee jumping to the exhilarating rapids of river rafting, this Southern African gem beckons tourists to embrace excitement and push their limits. In this blog, we’ll explore a roundup of things to do in Zambia, ensuring an unforgettable journey for those who seek the thrill of adventure.

Bungee Jumping at Victoria Falls

Defy gravity with a bungee jump off the iconic Victoria Falls Bridge, suspended above the roaring Zambezi River. Nose diving towards the swirling waters below pumps adrenaline through your veins as you experience the ultimate leap of faith surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty.

White Water Rafting on the Zambezi River

You can go down the mighty Zambezi River navigating through exhilarating rapids and breathtaking gorges. The roaring water will have you hanging on as the rapids range from exhilarating to heart-stopping.

Zip Lining Across the Batoka Gorge

Fly like a bird as you zip line across the Batoka Gorge, soaring over the Zambezi River with panoramic views of the surrounding wilderness. Feel the wind rush past you as you glide effortlessly along the zip line, taking in the beauty and adrenaline-inducing heights of the gorge below.

Walking safaris 

Zambia offers exceptional walking safaris, with opportunities both inside and outside national parks, particularly in South Luangwa, North Luangwa, and Lower Zambezi. Most safari lodges provide nature walks alongside game drives, while select camps specialize in walking experiences. For dedicated walkers, Zambia has thrilling trails for you to explore. 

Bird watching

Zambia offers a rich birding experience with 750 species, particularly along the Zambezi River and in South Luangwa and Kafue National Parks. Look out for Pel’s fishing owl in Luangwa, Lower Zambezi, and Kafue, as well as white-fronted and carmine bee-eaters along the riverbanks. Venture off the beaten path to Bangweulu Swamps for shoebills or Liuwa Plains for remote birding. 

Game drives

In Zambia, the best way to view wildlife particularly the big 5 is via game drives in open 4×4 vehicles. The top destinations renowned for big-game viewing include South Luangwa National Park, Kafue National Park, and Lower Zambezi National Park. Find more information on Zambia National Parks here.

Zambia is not short of adrenaline-pumping experiences that promise to leave you excited and the need to explore more. So, pack your sense of adventure and prepare to embark on an unforgettable journey filled with heart-stopping thrills and unparalleled excitement in the heart of Africa with Gazelle Safaris as your tour experts.


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