Zambezi Queen

Kasane - Kasane 2/3 Nights - From $905 per person

Zambezi Queen – 2 or 3 nights ex Kasane

The Zambezi Queen is unique in that it’s a sophisticated, elegant experience that has not lost the essence of all that is uniquely African.Few natural wonders are synonymous with Africa’s raw wilderness as the great Chobe River, which divides Namibia’s Caprivi Strip from Botswana’s Chobe National Park. Boasting with one of the densest populations of wildlife on the African continent, sprawling across some 11 000 m of lush African bush, and home to the largest populace of elephants in the world – estimated at roughly 120,000. Spot prides of leopard and lion, buffalo, eland, sable, giraffe, and, if you are lucky, one of the rare puku, can also be seen. In the river itself watch out for hippo and crocodile. Experience the thrill of game sightings from your own private suite. The Zambezi Queen operates in 5-star opulence, and is about pampering, indulgence, and superior comfort and our professional team will be on hand to meet your every need.

**** Below prices are based on twin share, low season. Seasonal Surcharges may apply | Call us for a quote on 1300 650 481

2 night cruise | Suite – Fully Inclusive | From $905 AUD per person
2 night cruise | Master Suite – Fully Inclusive | From $1130 AUD per person

3 night cruise | Suite – Fully Inclusive | From $1340 AUD per person
3 night cruise | Master Suite – Fully Inclusive | From $1700 AUD per person

Special Offer: Discover the Zambezi from $905 per person

Discover the Zambezi from $905 per person on a 2 night cruise ex Kasane

Departure Dates

2013 Departure Dates | 2 night cruise | Departs Mondays and Wednesdays

January 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30
February 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27
March 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27
April 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 27, 29
May 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29
June 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26
July 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31
August 5, 7 ,12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28
September 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30
October 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30
November 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27
December 2, 4, 9 , 11, 16, 18

2013 Departure Dates | 3 night cruise | Departs Mondays and Wednesdays

January 4, 11, 18, 25
February 1, 8, 15, 22
March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
April 5, 12, 19, 26
May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
June 7, 14, 21, 28
July 5, 12, 19, 26
August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
September 6, 13, 20, 27
October 4, 11, 18, 25
November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
December 6, 13, 20, 27


Cruise Highlights

From Boat:

  • Water-based game viewing on smaller boats which enables close-up viewing in an environment where the animals do not feel threatened
  • Tiger and bream fishing in season
  • Bird watching from smaller boats

Surrounding Area:

  • Land-based half day 4×4 game viewing in Botswana’s Chobe National Park.
  • Land-based cultural tour of a local village
  • A helicopter situated a 10 min drive from the base camp allows guests aerial game viewing, or to use it as a transfer shuttle to Victoria Falls or the Okavanga Delta. The above is at an additional cost.

Itinerary & Map

2 Night Cruise | ex Kasane | Departs Mondays

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
Locations:     Kasane |
Main Transport Type:     Water

Meal Basis:     Fully Inclusive: Accommodation and all meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner), Drinks (Local Brands) and activities

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

Meal Basis:     Fully Inclusive: Accommodation and all meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner), Drinks (Local Brands) and activities

Day 3 | •07.30 am – Early Morning Cruise •07.30 am – Breakfast in Dining Room •09.00 am – Departure for onward travel

Meal Basis:     Fully Inclusive: Accommodation and all meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner), Drinks (Local Brands) and activities

3 Night Cruise | ex Kasane | Departs Fridays

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

Meal Basis:     Fully Inclusive: Accommodation and all meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner), Drinks (Local Brands) and activities

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

Meal Basis:     Fully Inclusive: Accommodation and all meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner), Drinks (Local Brands) and activities

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

Meal Basis:     Fully Inclusive: Accommodation and all meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner), Drinks (Local Brands) and activities

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

Meal Basis:     Fully Inclusive: Accommodation and all meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner), Drinks (Local Brands) and activities


Price Includes

Fully Inclusive: Accommodation and all meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner), Drinks (Local Brands) and activities


The Ship

Zambezi Queen

The Zambezi Queen offers an elegant small ship river cruise experience exploring the wilds of the Zambezi river. With a maximum of 30 passengers, this intimate African river cruise is the perfect way to enjoy Africa.

Crew: Total crew including ground staff, approximately 60
Suites: Total 14 comprising 10 suites and 4 master suites
Capacity: Total of 30 passengers.

Built: 2009
Registered: Namibia
Type: Steel hull river boat
Length: 150 ft or 45.7m
Beam: 25.6 ft or 7.8m
Draft: 2.3 ft or 700 mm
Electricity: 220 V
Engines: 4 Cummins Diesel Engines
Propulsion: 4 Traktor Jet Drives ( No propellers )
Water: Onboard water purifying plant
Hot Water: Solar heated

Safety:  The Zambezi Queen meets European inland water safety standards.
Tender boats:  Zambezi Princess fitted with Cummins Diesel engine with Jet Drive (40 ft or 12.2m)
2 Aluminium high speed boats fitted with latest Yamaha 4 stroke fuel efficient engines -
Each 20ft or 6m
1 Aluminium high speed boat (16.5 ft or 5m)



Free return transfers from Victoria Falls airport or a lodge at Victoria Falls