Zambezi Queen River Cruise & Chobe Safari

A floating boutique in a class of her own. Moving along the banks of the great Chobe River, Zambezi Queen is a 5-star, 42-metre-long luxury houseboat offering unparalleled sophistication in one of the most remote locations on the planet.

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R64 800 per person sharing


1 May – 15 November


Upon arrival at the Kasane Immigration Office, you will be warmly greeted by our dedicated Zambezi Queen Collection representative, who will provide assistance with your luggage and guide you through the passport control process. You’ll then take a boat transfer to the Zambezi Queen, where you will be welcomed with an introduction and a delectable lunch onboard. Lunch is available until 14h00 and guests arriving later will be served a mid-afternoon snack. The afternoon is free for leisure activities, or if time permits, you can join a late afternoon river safari. In the evening, indulge in a delightful 3-course dinner after a map talk that acquaints you with the captivating Chobe area. Unwind and embrace the serene African night.

Start your days with a cup of coffee or tea served from 06h00 on the top deck. Take advantage of the optimal morning conditions for exciting activities like Tiger fishing or birding. Indulge in a hearty buffet breakfast starting at 07h30. After breakfast, immerse yourself in the local culture with a village tour, followed by a game cruise along Chobe National Park aboard a tender boat. Indulge in a delicious onboard lunch and take time to relax by the splash pool or dive into a good book. Later in the day, revel in the panoramic surroundings with another thrilling tender boat safari. End your day enjoying the sights and sounds of the African bush, and enjoy a night cap under the stars with friends, new and old, after a delightful dinner.

Every day, choose between or enjoy all three two-hour activities on offer, including guided water-based game viewing, birding excursions, fishing trips, and photographic safaris.

Chobe National Park is a true wildlife paradise and one of the best national parks in Southern Africa. Just one peek at the variety of wildlife and lush vegetation and you will be mesmerized forever!

The lodge is set at the top of an escarpment, overlooking the banks of the Chobe River. The thatched chalets are privately laid out along the edge of the escarpment and decorated with “rustic luxury, each chalet has a deck to enjoy panoramic views of the flood plain. Explore the Chobe region on morning, afternoon and night game drives with professional guides. Venture onto the Chobe River by boat to witness herds of elephants and other wildlife attracted to the water’s edge. You can go on guided bush walks and visit the local village to meet the people that make Botswana such a special place.


Tour includes

7 Nights Accommodation, all meals, soft drinks, mineral water, coffee, tea, and local beer & wine

Water-based game viewing and bird watching on tender boats

A land-based cultural tour of a local village

Tiger & bream fishing in season (tiger fishing is strictly catch and release)

Road Transfers to and from Kasane Airport and Kasane Immigration Office located on the Botswana side of the Chobe River*

Boat transfers between Kasane Immigration Office in Botswana and Namibia Immigration Office*

*When arriving at the Kasane and Namibian Immigration Offices guests need to fill in the required immigration forms to gain access and departure permission from the relevant authorities. This process can take between 45 to 60 minutes to complete and needs to be considered in terms of timing and pre-planning when coming to stay on the Zambezi Queen.

Tour excludes

Air tickets and visa fees

Premium alcoholic beverages (such as sparkling wine, spirits & dessert), curio store purchases and gratuities (discretionary)

Community development levy. The Community Development Levy will reflect as a separate line item on all invoices issued. The funds collected will supplement our community projects and initiatives run by the Zambezi Queen Collection to assist with education, health care and basic community services.

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