The rafting companies follow strict safety guidelines when making decisions on the right water levels that they can run certain sections of the River beneath the Falls. This year the decision to move from the more sedate High Water rafting ( rapids 11 to 24 ) to the more exciting and adventurous Low water level ( running rapids 1 to 10 as well as 11 to 18 ) has been effected by Nature.. in a funny way..
Rafting: Water level decision still pending due to Elephant interference
A note from the Rafting companies in Zimbabwe reads –
“We have been held back from making a decision on the water levels due to some inconsiderate elephant who decided to knock over our gauge that we use on the upper river!! Elephant; we love them but they can be a nuisance..”