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RIVER CRUISES

RIVER CRUISES

RIVER CRUISES IN AFRICA ABOARD LUXURY HOUSEBOATS ARE TRULY IMMERSIVE AND REQUIRE VERY LITTLE EFFORT FROM VOYAGERS CONSIDERING A WATER-BASED SAFARI.

RIVER CRUISES IN AFRICA ABOARD LUXURY HOUSEBOATS ARE TRULY IMMERSIVE AND REQUIRE VERY LITTLE EFFORT FROM VOYAGERS CONSIDERING A WATER-BASED SAFARI.

Picture yourself on meandering waterways in the wilderness moving through landscapes teeming with wildlife… 

It is a tranquil experience that allows travellers to rest, luxuriate and spend quality time together while an attentive team takes care of you.

Picture yourself on meandering waterways in the wilderness moving through landscapes teeming with wildlife… 

It is a tranquil experience that allows travellers to rest, luxuriate and spend quality time together while an attentive team takes care of you.

Botswana is the quintessential river cruise and houseboat safari destination.

Botswana is the quintessential river cruise and houseboat safari destination.

Here you can travel the waters of the Chobe River, a source of life for flora and fauna, including predators. The river borders the Chobe National Park, home to Africa‘s largest elephant population. A safari on water is a magnificent way to watch them drink, wash and play. You may even spot giraffe, sable and cape buffalo.

Here you can travel the waters of the Chobe River, a source of life for flora and fauna, including predators. The river borders the Chobe National Park, home to Africa‘s largest elephant population. A safari on water is a magnificent way to watch them drink, wash and play. You may even spot giraffe, sable and cape buffalo.

With a chef, guide and housekeeper on board, the experience is utterly convenient and intimate.

WITH A CHEF, GUIDE AND HOUSEKEEPER ON BOARD, THE EXPERIENCE IS UTTERLY CONVENIENT AND INTIMATE.

Sundecks with loungers, plunge pools and bars are welcome spaces with unobstructed views of the surrounds. There are also motor or custom-built boats for wildlife enthusiasts, photographers, birders and those interested in fishing. Simply sit back and wait for Africa’s incredible creatures to come to you.

Sundecks with loungers, plunge pools and bars are welcome spaces with unobstructed views of the surrounds. There are also motor or custom-built boats for wildlife enthusiasts, photographers, birders and those interested in fishing. Simply sit back and wait for Africa’s incredible creatures to come to you.

The Zambezi Queen and Chobe Princess are both excellent.

The Zambezi Queen and Chobe Princess are both excellent.

African River Cruise

The modern Zambezi Queen is a 5-star, 42-metre long luxury houseboat with 14 suites bringing you boutique hotel sophistication and first-class service.

The modern Zambezi Queen is a 5-star, 42-metre long luxury houseboat with 14 suites bringing you boutique hotel sophistication and first-class service.

Adventure is balanced with complete comfort and elegance as you explore the wilderness from different vantage points. You can either relax on your private balcony, enjoy drinks on the upper deck overlooking game-rich floodplains or get closer to wildlife with a guide on a motorised boat. Amenities and facilities include a swimming pool, library, internet facilities and fine dining. 

You can also venture down the river on a Chobe Princess houseboat of which there are three. They only take a small number of guests. For a truly exclusive stay, friends or families can book the whole boat, turning it into a private water villa. 

Adventure is balanced with complete comfort and elegance as you explore the wilderness from different vantage points. You can either relax on your private balcony, enjoy drinks on the upper deck overlooking game-rich floodplains or get closer to wildlife with a guide on a motorised boat. Amenities and facilities include a swimming pool, library, internet facilities and fine dining. 

You can also venture down the river on a Chobe Princess houseboat of which there are three. They only take a small number of guests. For a truly exclusive stay, friends or families can book the whole boat, turning it into a private water villa. 

Personal, flexible day trips are a highlight facilitated by smaller tender boats and brilliant local guides. Guests can go on a photography excursion, visit a local fishing village or go birding. There are more than 450 bird species to search for in this wetland paradise.

YOU CAN ALSO VENTURE DOWN THE RIVER ON A CHOBE PRINCESS HOUSEBOAT OF WHICH THERE ARE THREE. THEY ONLY TAKE A SMALL NUMBER OF GUESTS. FOR A TRULY EXCLUSIVE STAY, FRIENDS OR FAMILIES CAN BOOK THE WHOLE BOAT, TURNING IT INTO A PRIVATE WATER VILLA. PERSONAL, FLEXIBLE DAY TRIPS ARE A HIGHLIGHT FACILITATED BY SMALLER TENDER BOATS AND BRILLIANT LOCAL GUIDES. GUESTS CAN GO ON A PHOTOGRAPHY EXCURSION, VISIT A LOCAL FISHING VILLAGE OR GO BIRDING. THERE ARE MORE THAN 450 BIRD SPECIES TO SEARCH FOR IN THIS WETLAND PARADISE.

A houseboat destination to consider in Zimbabwe is the massive Lake KaribaZimbabwe‘s Riviera, fed by the Zambezi River. The Zambezi Trader can accommodate up to 50 guests on this blue inland sea studded with islands. Popular activities include game viewing (often from smaller boats), bird watching, fishing and admiring the stunning sunsets.

There are tours suited to families as well as trips for honeymooners and couples. Travellers can easily combine a houseboat experience with a lodge stay on land.

A houseboat destination to consider in Zimbabwe is the massive Lake KaribaZimbabwe‘s Riviera, fed by the Zambezi River. The Zambezi Trader can accommodate up to 50 guests on this blue inland sea studded with islands. Popular activities include game viewing (often from smaller boats), bird watching, fishing and admiring the stunning sunsets.

There are tours suited to families as well as trips for honeymooners and couples. Travellers can easily combine a houseboat experience with a lodge stay on land.

ADORE INSPIRES

ADORE INSPIRES

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