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Address: | Office 6 Bata Buildings, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Phone Number:
+263 77 281 4545
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Shockwave Victoria Falls - Whitewater Rafting (Zimbabwe) is specialized in...

Shockwave Victoria Falls - Whitewater Rafting (Zimbabwe) is specialized in adventurous and non adventurous type activities such as white water rafting, safaris tours, kayaking, river boarding, overnights or multiday rafting trips, canoeing , sunset cruises on the Zambezi river and various packages to Victoria falls. Team Shockwave Crowed the 2012/13 Zambezi River Champions. 2015 Certificate Of Excellence By Trip Advisor .Finally we have the most experienced staff on this industry including the owner Philani (MD) Moyo who has been in this tourism business since 1994 with his team do guiding overseas every year when its off season in Zimbabwe to countries like USA Colorado River, Norway, Australia, Italy. Peru and South Africa, just to mention a few. We also have guides that speak multiple languages like Italian and Spanish which make it easy for the guest to feel at home all the time during their holiday. Due to our international contacts and guides interchange program we consider Shockwave as part of an international network of professional rafting companies around the world.At Shockwave safety comes first thus why every trip is escorted by an experienced Safety Kayaker whose job is to pick you up when you go for voluntary or non voluntary swim.

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Whitewater Rafting from Victoria Falls
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Rafting and Zip lining with the kids!

Philani and his crew were absolutely amazing! He accomodated our rafting experience as we had 2 moms with 3 kids and we all had an absolutely memorable day! We also used Shockwave... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Philani and his crew were absolutely amazing! He accomodated our rafting experience as we had 2 moms with 3 kids and we all had an absolutely memorable day! We also used Shockwave for our transfers to and from the airport and had great experiences with prompt service and the kindest drivers! Our kids 2 girls 13 and 11 year old... More 

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Thank Angie E
ShockwaveRafting, Owner at Shockwave Adventures, responded to this review

Wondeful, it was a great trip indeed and you have such a nice family i personally enjoyed taking your kids rafting on the Zambezi River. Thanks for supporting us and we look forward doing a 3 days raftong tour together in near future. I will pass the message to the rest of Shockwave guides and drivers. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot recommend this company highly enough. My friend and I decided pretty last minute to travel to Vic Falls from Cape Town and Belo from Shockwave sorted everything for us from airport transfers to accommodation to rafting and she accompanied us over the border for a safari in Botswana to check us into our lodge. The proper rafting was... More 

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ShockwaveRafting, Owner at Shockwave Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to recommend Shockwave Adventures. I will definetly pass it to Belo who helped you with everything. As it was a last minute booking we decided to have someone to come along with you to make sure everything is in order as we thought we would not find nice accommodation for you. Thank you again... More 

Tampere, Finland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great day and lots of fun at white water rafting. Everything was well organized and all the staff members were really fun, it was easy to see that they also love their job. They also gave good safety instructions before the rafting. My partner and I are athletes, so we didnt have problems climbing the hill in... More 

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ShockwaveRafting, Owner at Shockwave Adventures, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed your rafting tour with us. My apology that the agent did not tell you about the walk out but I am 100% sure my guides did tell you in the morning before driving away. We will talk to all our agents again to make sure that this message is passed to all rafting clients. About... More 

australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had Shockwave Adventures organise the first four days of our visit to Victoria Falls. The standard of service supplied by Philani, the owner, of Shockwaves was amazing. He organised all our transfers and excursions and nothing was too much trouble. We changed our minds at the last minute and he adapted to all our requests. Philani, his wife and... More 

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ShockwaveRafting, Owner at Shockwave Adventures, responded to this review

Shockwave is small and its easy for us to adapt to what our customers need and this is a family owned business so this is why you saw my self as the owner being involved and when I was on the river Rezzy my wife was driving you around. Thank you for chossing us to be your host in Victoria... More 

Pauls Valley, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is incredibly helpful. We rafted the Zambezi River and had a great time. The hikes down and back up are strenuous and risky (many rocks and treacherous steps which could lead to a fall) but the staff was right there to ensure our safety. It was humbling to have staff members toting the deflated raft and other gear... More 

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ShockwaveRafting, Owner at Shockwave Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We are glad you had a wonderful time. Hoping to see you again in the near future. Many Thanks! More 

York, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent adventure today with Shockwaves River rafting trip. Tapp our guide and leader was brilliant, he really knew his stuff and had loads of experience in Africa and Norway. A great focus on safety with Toast providing the life saving support, although not needed, and snake the photographer. A big team of back up to get us and the... More 

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ShockwaveRafting, Owner at Shockwave Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you Smale for the review. Our main priority is customer satisfaction and safety, and we are glad our service exceeded your expectations. We wish you all the best in 2017! More 

Los Angeles, California, United States
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This rafting trip was an incredible adventure, but definitely not for the feint of heart! We had a really awesome guide who always made sure we were safe even though our boat flipped over...twice! It was incredibly hot and my husband got some extreme sun burn so make sure to lather up really well, especially your legs. It was the... More 

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ShockwaveRafting, Owner at Shockwave Adventures, responded to this review

I agree with as you came in October thus when rapids are very big on the Zambezi River with rapid no.18 getting most rafts. Thank you for sharing your experience with others and also for choosing us to host you down in Victoria Falls More 

Hollywood, Florida
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

What an awesome experience. Went during high water season, it was a great combination of challenging rafting in an incredibly beautiful gorge. Will say the views here are better than the Falls itself. Went with MD who is the best ever-- could not recommend going with his raft more. Intense rafting, but you always feel safe and enjoy your time.

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ShockwaveRafting, Owner at Shockwave Adventures, responded to this review

Wonderful, i am glad you enjoyed the tour we did together on the river. As Shockwave we don't just offer whitewater rafting but also that hiking and swimming under some falls which was my favorite on that day. Thank you for your support More 

Vermont
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Went rafting with my thirteen year old son on this one,couldn't run the first seven because of the big time class five rapids but had a great trip. All local operation and they were the best! The guide was really great,Milton hiked us in further down the river to be picked up along the way. We had a few class... More 

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ShockwaveRafting, Owner at Shockwave Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and for choosing us to take you and your son for the rafting trip. We are glad you had a wonderful time with us. All the best in 2017! More 

Bermuda
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

I always go to Tripadvisor when I'm planning a vacation and it was clear to me from the get go that I would be using Shockwave Adventures. All the reviews were so positive and mine is no different. The warmth and friendliness received from the whole team made you feel comfortable and at ease. There had been quite a lot... More 

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ShockwaveRafting, Owner at Shockwave Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We are glad you had a good time with us. Thank you again for choosing Shockwave Adventures. We look forward to host you again in the near future. All the best! More 

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