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Tamarind Canoe Safari

Zambezi, Zimbabwe

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The Tamarind Safari is our most popular expeditionary safari beginning in Chirundu and ending in Mana Pools National Park, which is a World Heritage Site.

The game seen on this section of the Zambezi is superb as the flood plains offer wildlife an extraordinary place thrive in the parks sanctuary.

The distance covered by this safari is 75 km allowing time take in the peace and tranquillity of the truly untouched African wilderness.

Arrival location:

Kariba Town Zimbabwe

Departure Location:

Kariba Town Zimbabwe

Included in your experience:

- Tent accommodation on Safari,

- All meals, tea, coffee, cordials,

- South African Wine with Dinner,

- Use of equipment,

- Professional Canoe Guide,

- Transfers at the start and end of the canoe safari to and from Kariba Town.

Ground Transportation, English Speaking Guide, Meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Not included in your experience:

- Accommodation in Kariba prior and post the canoe safari.

- Soft Drinks, Beers, Alcohol

- National Parks Fees.

    None Available for this package
  • Day1 - 2
    DAY ONE (18 KM) - Natureways Safaris will collect you on the morning of your safari at 0730hrs, in good time for a check-in at Natureways office, handing in extra luggage and valuables. PLEASE DO NOT TAKE YOUR PASSPORT ON THE RIVER. There will be a short briefing to summarise what the safari entails and questions may be asked. Guests will be required to sign an indemnity form before leaving on the safari. After the briefing, a visit to the shops will be made, purchasing any extra drinks wanted for the trip before setting off for the river. Please note that credit cards are not a recommended payment option in Zimbabwe. Transfers are by open 4x4 vehicles to Chirundu, arriving at approximately 1130hrs, at which time the canoes and kit will be unloaded. Following this, a safety talk and demonstration of how to paddle a canoe will be given. A packed lunch will be taken on the river. At approximately 1700hrs camp is set up on an island named Kakomarara, there is time to relax and, after a brief safety talk on camping, have dinner.
    Tamarind Canoe Safari (Chirundu to Mana Pools) | Breakfast Included
  • Day2 - 3
    DAY TWO (27 KM) Up at sunrise for tea, coffee and biscuits before paddling for a couple of hours to the breakfast stop. Afterwards, canoeing will resume until midday and a well-earned lunch & siesta, time to catch up on reference books until mid afternoon (depending on the weather). Canoeing will continue until approximately 1700hrs when camp will be set up on Lone Acacia Island.
    Tamarind Canoe Safari (Chirundu to Mana Pools) | Breakfast Included
  • Day3 - 4
    DAY THREE (23 KM) - The programme is as per day two. With the night’s camp stop on Trichelia Island.
    Tamarind Canoe Safari (Chirundu to Mana Pools) | Breakfast Included
  • Day4 - 5
    DAY FOUR (7 KM) - This morning you will have a more leisurely start with the usual tea, coffee and biscuits. After breakfast, camp is broken. Setting off at approximately 0800hrs, the group will arrive at Mana Pools at 1000hrs where the canoes and equipment will be loaded on to the vehicle for the return trip to Kariba. Arrival time in Kariba is approximately 1500hrs.
    Tamarind Canoe Safari (Chirundu to Mana Pools) | Breakfast Included
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Tamarind Canoe Safari

Zambezi, Zimbabwe

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