Mana Canoe Trails


  • Explore the mighty Zambezi by canoe
  • Spend each night in a different location on the river banks
  • Support staff go ahead to set up camp
  • Enjoy guided walking safaris along the way
  • This is adventure at its finest

Location: The trail starts around 50km downstream from Ruckomechi and extends approximately 65km east.

Rooms: The dome tents accommodate up to two people and are equipped with camp beds and linen. A private bucket shower is set up at the rear of each tent. A small bedside table houses insect repellent.

  You'll be paddling on the Zambezi in 18-foot Canadian canoes which take 2 people. They are comfortable and stable. Each person is given a single paddle. You'll be setting out just after dawn each day, while predators are still active and may be spotted, stopping to enjoy a hearty brunch and a well-earned siesta around midday. You'll head out again in the comparative cool of the afternoon, reaching camp before nightfall. Each day may vary but you get the general idea.

Facilities: You'll be staying in fly camps, support staff travel ahead and set up each day. Meals are cooked over the camp fire. 

Dining: Meals are eaten communally under the night sky. 

Children: Children of 14 years and over are welcome to join the canoe trail. 

Health: This is a malarial area. 

Communication: There is no internet access on the trail.

Notes: Most of the paddling is with a gentle current, but a reasonable level of fitness is required. There is no luggage limit as your possessions will be transported by 4x4 together with the support staff.

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