Zambezi Queen Houseboat

The Zambezi Queen Houseboat cruises the Chobe River in the Chobe National Park. The houseboat is accessible from Kasane town but transfers from Livingstone and Victoria Falls can be arranged. Set departure dates are available comprising two or three day set itineraries.

Zambezi Queen Facilities:

  • 10 suites and 4 master suites on board
  • All have king size beds (can be made into twin on request) private balconies, 2 master suites have a private deck with outdoor furniture and the other 2 have panoramic views with doors and windows on 2 sides of the suite.
  • All suites sleep 2 people, the 4 master suites have a sleeper couch for children
  • All suites are en-suite, full length sliding shutters, sliding mosquito net doors, fans and a private safe
  • The boat has 3 levels, the first has a air-conditioned reading room and curio shop as well as computer facilities with internet
  • The rest of the first level and whole of the second level contains the suites and master suites
  •  The third level is the entertainment level: dining facilities, open plan lounge area and the bar are all on this level

Zambezi Queen House Boat
3 Day itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kasane

2.00pm – 4.00pm – Collection Kasane immigration Botswana (Note: Border closes at 4:30pm)

4.00pm – 5.30pm – Sunset cruise onboard the Zambezi Queen*

7.00pm – Welcome and Briefing

8.00pm – Dinner on board Zambezi Queen

10.00pm – Bar Closes

Day 2: Zambezi Queen

6.00am – Wakeup call

6.45am – Breakfast

7.15am – Departure for half day game drive in Chobe National Park

11.30am – Land based 4×4 game viewing returns

12.00pm –Zambezi Queenleaves for cruise down Chobe River

12.30pm – Lunch

3.00pm –Zambezi Queenarrives at second base*

4.00pm – Depart for water based game viewing or cultural village tour by Mokoro* (African canoe)

6.00pm – Return from activities

8.00pm – Dinner on board Zambezi Queen

10.00pm – Bar Closes

Day 3: Departure

6.00am –Zambezi Queenleaves for home base

7.00am – Breakfast

8.30am – Zambezi Queenarrives at home base

10.00am – Depart for Kasane Immigration

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  • Accommodation in en-suite cabins and all meals
  • Collection from Botswana immigration at Kasane
  • All soft drinks mineral water and teas and coffees
  • Wine and beers with meals and during game viewing activities
  • Game viewing from tender boats, fishing and bird watching
  • Cultural tour of a local village
  • Half day 4×4 game viewing in Chobe National Park


Not included:

  • Alcoholic beverages other than house wine and beer
  • Additional transfer s
  • Private guiding or additional safari activities
  • Visa fees (Namibia and Botswana)
  • Gratuities