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Zambezi Rafting Charity Challenge

A local wildlife charity, Care for the Wild, is running a rafting trip down the Zambezi; please see below if you may be interested in this.  Note this is not an MCC trip!


Take the plunge with Care for the Wild!

Wild Zambezi Rapids Challenge

15 – 24th November 2013

And make a real difference to African wildlife



This November we are giving you the opportunity to follow in the paddles of the BT Red Nose Celebrity Challenge Team and raft down Africa’s famous Zambezi River in aid of wildlife protection.

The ‘Zambezi Wild Rapids Challenge’ is a fully supported 10-day adventure with five days of high adrenaline rafting and wild camping on the banks of this mighty river, provided though Charity Challenge – the company tried and tested by the Red Nose Day celebs. Be prepared for a testing and exhilarating ten days paddling through Africa’s wild side - with all profits coming to Care for the Wild to help support our work to rescue, protect and defend wildlife.

This is an amazing opportunity for you and your friends or colleagues to test your skills, stamina and fitness to conquer one of Africa’s most iconic rivers, home of the world famous Victoria Falls. You will be with a committed group of adventurous and committed wildlife lovers, using traditional dug out boats and inflatable rafts you will navigate 100kms of the river, camping on its banks at night and experiencing the spectacular wildlife of the river.

You will need to move quickly to get a place on the must do challenge of 2013. Interested? Click the link to check out the official event Wild Zambezi Rapids Challengewebpage and found out about Care for the Wild. Drop us a line to sign up or if you want to know more at info@careforthewild.com quoting ‘Zambezi’ in the subject line and we’ll be happy to keep you in the loop.  Help us spread the word! Follow us on Facebook and Twitter (#zambezirapids). Download our official poster, stick it up at your local or workplace and tell everyone you know – they won’t want to miss this! 

We would be so grateful for your support in getting the word out any way you can; through your social media pages or message boards and by displaying our printed poster. Also please do let us know if you tweet or facebook and we will be happy to share back!

Please do get in touch, we would love for the Maidstone Canoe Club to be involved in this exciting fundraiser. Please find our official poster attached.


Warm Wishes,

Rosalind Johnston

Projects and Development Assistant

Care for the Wild International

Skype: careforthewild14

Tel: 01403 249832

Direct Line: 01403 246953"