Lovemore Kalinda

Senior guide & safety kayaker

Where do you call home?

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

What do you love most about multi-day trips?

I just love nature and somehow being on the river is just calming.

When did you start working for Water By Nature?


Your best river meal you like to prepare?

I love the food on our trips. I like to make popcorn, French Toast, pancakes, burgers and wedges. My favourite though is to bake cakes. My wife Pretty, didn’t even believe me that I could cook!

Favourite Rapid?

Upper Moemba

Most important piece of equipment you take on every adventure?

A warm jacket on the August Zambezi trips.

Biggest achievement to date?

My amazing family.

What do you do when you are not on the river?

Spend time with my amazing family!

We hear you like to sing on the Zambezi? Tell us about it?

Singing is something that was born in us, so we love to share our African songs with the clients.

Favourite Zambezi camp?

Asleep At The Wheel camp on the Mighty Zambezi

Who makes the best chocolate cake on the Zambezi?

Me, obviously! Ha ha

Favourite rafting trips?

Morocco and the seven day Zambezi

Anywhere still on the rafting ‘bucket list’?

The Grand Canyon is on the TOP.