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CHOBE NATIONAL PARK

Chobe National Park accommodation

Chobe Princess Houseboats

Chobe princess houseboats
Chobe princess houseboats

Chobe Princess Houseboats

INFOFACILITIES

The Chobe Princess Houseboats is located on the Chobe River within the Chobe National Park in Kasane. This collection is a proud product of the Zambezi Queen collection. With only a small number of passengers onboard, staying in of these houseboats is like being on your own houseboat. This houseboat offers endless views from the luxury of a river view from your own private deck from the convenience of your bedroom.

These houseboats is a rebrand of the Zambezi Queen Collection from the previously known Ichobezi houseboats. The Zambezi Queen Collection includes the Zambezi Queen Houseboat and the three Chobe Princess Houseboats. These are smaller and more exclusive boats. The Chobe Princess Houseboats is ideal for couples and private groups.

These houseboats offer a once in a lifetime luxury experience. Perfect for honeymoon couples or wedding anniversaries, or even a reunion to catch up with friends. Have a drink on deck and catch a warm glance of the African sun on your skin. Observe elephants cross the river, count crocodiles and lose yourself in the abundance of beautiful bird-life.

The Chobe Princesses have undergone extensive refurbishment and are all now on an international luxury standard. Chobe Princess 1 have five luxury suites while Chobe Princess 2 & 3 have four suites each.

Facilities on the Chobe Princess Houseboats:

  • King Sized beds.
  • Twin beds on request.
  • Air conditioning.
  • Large sliding windows, all cabins have river views.
  • Bathrooms have a shower, wash basin and toilets.
  • Hairdryers are available on request.
  • Guest amenities provided: soap, shampoo, shower gel, body lotion and insect repellent.

Visas for Namibia and Botswana is a requirement when getting onboard the Chobe Princess houseboats as the boats are registered in Namibia. Guests will go through immigration formalities and it is therefore important to have Visa arrangements in place. European travelers do not need a Visa to enter Botswana. A small tender boat will take guests to the Houseboat from Kasane immigration via Impalila Island immigration. The boat transfer is about 20 minutes depending on where the Chobe Princess Houseboats are moored.

Check in time is from 13:00 at Kasane immigration. Self Drive guests  will have access to a safe parking for their vehicle while enjoying their stay on the Chobe Princess Houseboat. On the date of departure, guests will be arrive back at the Kasane immigration at 10:00 am.

INCLUDES


  • Accommodation
  • All meals
  • All soft drinks, mineral water, coffee, tea, and local beer & wine throughout your stay
  • 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

EXCLUDES


  • Air tickets
  • Premium alcoholic beverages (such as sparkling wine, spirits & dessert wines)
  • Additional transfers to/from Zambia / Zimbabwe / Namibia / any of the Kasane Lodges
  • A land-based half-day 4x4 game viewing in Botswana's Chobe National Park
  • Community Development Levy (ZAR 65.00 per person per night; non-commissionable)
  • Curio Shop purchases
  • Gratuities (at your discretion)
  • Visa Fees

ACCOMMODATION INFORMATION

SECURITY DEPOSIT: 100%
MINIMUM STAY: 1 night
RATES INFO:

NOTE:

  • Rates are per person sharing on a double occupancy basis for either 2 or 3 nights
  • Single supplement is an additional 30% on the per person sharing rate
  • Chobe Princess reserves the right to limit the number of single room rates per trip
  • Chobe Princess reserves the right to amend the published rates without notice
  • Available dates are subject to change at management discretion

CHILD POLICY:

  • The Chobe Princesses accommodates children aged 7 and above.
  • Children aged 7-12 will receive a 50% discount on the applicable adult rate
  • Children aged 13 and older are considered adults and will be charged the applicable adult rate
  • Only children aged 7 can share a cabin with 2 adults. This is limited to one cabin per night per houseboat and is subject to availability at time of reservation
  • Please note that no babysitting services, separate activities and/or menus are available for children

Check in: between 13:00 and 16:00 at Kasane immigration

Check out: 10 am at Kasane immigration

PRICING

2019 Rates
  • 2 NIGHT ITINERARY
  • Rates is per person sharing, for 2 nights
  • Departs Monday & Wednesday
  • 3 NIGHT ITINERARY
  • Rates is per person sharing, for 3 nights
  • Departs Friday
2018 Departure Dates Rate Departure Dates Rate
December 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, 31  R11 550 7, 14, 21, 28  R17 325
2019 Departure Dates Rate Departure Dates Rate
January 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30  R11 550 4, 11, 18, 25  R17 325
February 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27  R11 550 1, 8, 15, 22  R17 325
March 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27  R15 356 1, 8, 15, 22, 29  R23 034
April 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29  R15 356 5, 12, 19, 26  R23 034
May 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29  R15 356 3, 10, 17, 24, 31  R23 034
June 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26  R15 356 7, 14, 21, 28  R23 034
July 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31  R15 356 5, 12, 19, 26  R23 034
August 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28  R15 356  2, 9, 16, 23, 30  R23 034
September 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30  R15 356  6, 13, 20, 27  R23 034
October 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30  R15 356  4, 11, 18, 25  R23 034
November 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27  R15 356  1, 8, 15, 22, 29  R23 034
December 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30  R12 474  6, 13, 20, 27  R23 034
2019 SADC Rates
  • 2 NIGHT ITINERARY
  • Rates is per person sharing, for 2 nights
  • Departs Monday & Wednesday
  • 3 NIGHT ITINERARY
  • Rates is per person sharing, for 3 nights
  • Departs Friday
2018 Departure Dates Rate Departure Dates Rate
December 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, 31 R8532 7, 14, 21, 28 R12 798
2019 Departure Dates Rate Departure Dates Rate
January 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30 R8 532 4, 11, 18, 25 R12 798
February 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27 R8 532 1, 8, 15, 22 R12 798
March 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27 R11 134 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 R16 701
April 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29 R11 134 5, 12, 19, 26 R16 701
May 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29 R11 134 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 R16 701
June 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26 R11 134 7, 14, 21, 28 R16 701
July 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31 R11 134 5, 12, 19, 26 R16 701
August 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28 R11 134 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 R16 701
September 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 R11 134 6, 13, 20, 27 R16 701
October 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30 R11 134 4, 11, 18, 25 R16 701
November 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27 R11 134 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 R16 701
December 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 R11 134 6, 13, 20, 27 R16 701
 

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