The Zambezi Queen Chobe  Houseboat

A houseboat Safari especially during the  months between July to November is really worth it,and it is a unique Africa safari experience.It adds  a unique element to a Botswana  Safari.

The combination of  land game drives and  being on the river in Chobe,especially during the  high season ie July to  November,is  a unique experience  that stands  apart  in its uniqueness throughout any safari possibilities.

It could be said that taking into account across all of Africa,one of the densest wildlife  populations is found in  Chobe National Park.

Location: Chobe National Park, Botswana

Best time to visit: April to December.

Approximate per night rate :From ZAR 8,000.00 per person per  night.

Boat Activities: Game Drives, Boat/River Safaris,Birding.Cultural

 

Chobe National Park is a large,nationl park,with roughly 120 000 elephants.

As well leopards, lions, huge groups of buffalo, waterbuck, roan, eland, sable, giraffe, puku, hippo and crocodile,and a large of bird life population.



This houseboat is a 5-star experience,and a unique way to see the wildlife.

The main feature of this experience are the smaller powerboats that you to get close to the river bank,as the animals come down to drink.

 

Two Night Itinerary

Day 1

02.00 pm – Collection from Kasane immigration Botswana until 4.00pm
(NB: Border closes at 4:30pm)
04.30 pm – Sunset cruise
07.00 pm – Official Welcome and Safety Briefing
07.30 pm – Dinner onboard Zambezi Queen
10.00 pm – Bar Closes

Day 2

07.30 am – Breakfast in Dining Room
08.45 am – Depart for game drive in the Chobe National Park (Passport Required) OR
Depart on small boat for water based game viewing.
01.00 pm – Zambezi Queen sails the Chobe River
01.30 pm – Lunch in Dining Room
03.30 pm – Zambezi Queen arrives at overnight base ( weather dependant)
04.00 pm – Tour in traditional African village including a short Mokoro ride (African
canoe) OR depart on small boat for water based game viewing.
07.00 pm – Traditional African boma dinner on the shore of the Chobe River including
African singing and dancing , followed by star gazing.
10.00 pm – Bar Closes

Day 3

07.30 am – Early Morning Cruise
07.30 am – Breakfast in Dining Room
09.00 am – Departure for onward travel
Please confirm your departure time.

 All activities are weather dependent.

3 Night Itinerary

Day 1

02.00 pm – Collection from Kasane immigration Botswana until 4.00pm
(NB: Border closes at 4:30pm)
04.30 pm – Sunset cruise
07.00 pm – Official Welcome and Safety Briefing
07.30 pm – Dinner onboard Zambezi Queen
10.00 pm – Bar Closes

Day 2

07.30 am – Breakfast in Dining Room
08.45 am – Depart for game drive in the Chobe National Park (Passport Required) OR
Depart on small boat for water based game viewing.
01.00 pm – Zambezi Queen sails the Chobe River
01.30 pm – Lunch in dining room
04.00 pm – Depart on small boat for water based game viewing.
07.00 pm – Traditional African boma dinner on the shore of the Chobe River including
African singing and dancing, followed by star gazing.
10.00 pm – Bar Closes

Day 3

07.00 am – Breakfast in Dining Room
08.00 am – Tour in traditional African village including a short Mokoro ride (African
canoe) OR Depart on small boat for water based game viewing.
12.00 pm – Lunch on the river bank.
02.00 pm – Zambezi Queen sails the Chobe River
04.30 pm – Choice of fishing, game viewing or bird watching by small boat.
07.30 pm – Dinner on board the Zambezi Queen
10.00 pm – Bar Closes

Day 4

7.30 am – Early Morning Cruise
7.30 am – Breakfast in Dining Room
9.00 am – Departure for onward travel
Please confirm your departure time

All activities are weather dependent.

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