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CHOBE NATIONAL PARK

Chobe National Park accommodation

Pangolin Voyager Houseboat

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Pangolin Voyager Houseboat

INFOFACILITIES

The Pangolin Voyager Houseboat

The Pangolin Voyager Houseboat cruises on the Chobe River within the Chobe National Park. On occasion, it also heads up onto the Zambezi River for fishing and specific birding safaris. More than just a houseboat the Pangolin Voyager is a luxury floating lodge. It offers guests a unique experience to the Chobe National Park. This Pangolin Voyager Houseboat is versatile to fit the need of any traveller. Whether you are a professional wildlife photographer or an amateur who wish to learn skills from a professional, or a birding enthusiast by heart. The Pangolin Voyager Houseboat invite everyone on board and will suit the need for any traveller. What makes the Pangolin Voyager houseboat unique is that is has been specially equipped for photographic safaris.

Each party has a private tender boat with a dedicated guide for the duration of their stay on the boat. Guests in conjunction with their guide can design their itinerary from day to day. Game viewing, birding, photography, fishing, cultural village visits and nature walks are all on offer to guests while enjoying your vacation on The Pangolin Voyager Houseboat.

The Pangolin Voyager Houseboat  is registered in Namibia. Guests are picked up from Kasane immigration which is in Kasane town for their stay on the Pangolin Voyager. Guests are stamped out of Botswana and then on the Namibian side of the Chobe River are stamped into Namibia. For the duration of the stay on board, guests will technically be in Namibia. Parking for your vehicle is a gaurantee while you enjoy the Chobe National Park from The Pangolin Voyager Houseboat. Safe parking is provided for guests free of charge at Chobe Safari Lodge.

Victoria Falls and Chobe House Boat Safari.

  • Duration is six nights.
  • Price from 1595USD.

Victoria falls only a mere two hours drive from the Chobe National Park. This makes this combination package a low impact experience. Visit the majestic Victoria waterfalls and enjoy the splendour of Chobe’s wildlife.

  • Five cabins.
  • All cabins come standard with en-suite bathrooms.
  • With a toilet and shower on the lower deck of the boat.
  • Shampoo, body lotion and mosquito repellent provided in the cabins.
  • Middle deck with communal areas.
  • There is a lounge area, dining room table, self-service bar area, open-air deck with a small plunge pool.
  • The galley and captain`s bridge.
  • The photographic tender boat is a unique design for photographers.
  • Swivel chairs and camera mounts.
  • Tender boats are available for fishing and game viewing.
  • The top deck has 360-degree views of the Chobe National Park and Chobe floodplains.
  • Deck chairs under a canvas cover offer comfort while enjoying a drink.

INCLUDES


  • Accommodation and stipulated meals
  • Park fees, entrance fees and conservation fees
  • Drinks
  • Tender Boats
  • Bird watching
  • Fishing, Tag and release.

ACCOMMODATION INFORMATION

SECURITY DEPOSIT: 100%
MINIMUM STAY: 2 nights
RATES INFO:

Child Policy

Children 11 years and older will be welcomed as part of the normal group on PANGOLIN PHOTO SAFARIS and standard adult rates will apply. If either the Pangolin Voyager or Pangolin Tented Camp are booked on an exclusive basis then the minimum age will reduce to 7.

INCLUSIONS AND EXCLUSIONS

Inclusions on Single Photo Safaris (3hr activity duration. Morning or afternoon)

  • Refreshments for the duration of the photographic game activities.
  • Tea and coffee in the morning and soft drinks and local beers in the afternoons.
  • Use of a Canon DSLR camera with a Sigma 150 – 600mm zoom lens for the duration of the activity.
  • On board assistance with camera operation and picture composition.
  • 1 SD card of images captured per activity

Exclusions on Pangolin Activities (excluding Houseboat)

The following Standard Exclusions apply to all Pangolin Photographic activities and packages.

STANDARD EXCLUSIONS – APPLY TO ALL PANGOLIN ACTIVITIES AND PACKAGES

  • Refreshments other than mentioned in the inclusions
  • Transfers to and from the activity other than mentioned in the list of pick up points below.
  • Laundry
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities
  • Air transfers other than mentioned under Inclusions

SPECIFIC EXCLUSIONS:

Single PHOTO ACTIVITIES Exclusions:

  • Accommodation
  • Park Fees
  • Air transfers

Pangolin Tented Camps

Inclusions in Pangolin Tented Camps throughout Botswana

    • All meals: Coffee and rusks are served before the morning drive followed by a hearty cooked breakfast upon return to camp. Lunch is either served in camp or as a packed lunch if the camp is moving to a new destination and the clients are on a full day game drive. Dinner is a two-course meal served in camp.
    • Drinks: We have a good selection of wines, beers, soft drinks and spirits at the camps. These are included in the package.
    • Activities: At the tented camps the clients will be doing land-based activities in the game viewers. We have a policy of every client having a window seat. The game viewers are fitted with beanbag camera mounts on the seats to stabilize large lenses and there is plenty of space to store camera gear. On non-moving days the clients will do a morning and afternoon game drive exploring the region around the camp. On moving days the clients will do a full day game drive between the regions and will be supplied with a packed lunch.
    • Park fees
    • Transfers: Included will be all road transfers from the following Kasane and Kazangula to the Chobe
    • Tented Camp (and reverse) Khwai or Moremi to Maun (and reverse)
    • All other transfers should be done by air and will be for the clients account.
    • We are happy to organize flight bookings and schedule.

Exclusions in Pangolin Tented Camps

  • Refreshments other than mentioned in the inclusions
  • Transfers to and from the tented camps other than mentioned in the inclusions.
  • Laundry
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities
  • Air transfers other than mentioned under Inclusions

PRICING

Tour Name Standard Inclusions Per person sharing Single supplement
Single photo safari
  • 1 x 3 Hour PHOTO ACTIVITY IN CHOBE NAT PARK (excl. Park fees)
  • Activity on either the Photo Boat or Unimog
  • Pick up and drop offs from points detailed in itinerary.
  • Includes use of a camera and a free SD card as well as
  • photo tuition.
  • Refreshments supplied during activity (AM tea, coffee and
  • water. PM water soft drinks and local beers)
USD 130  n/a
Private Hire of a Photo Boat
  • 3 hours exclusive use of the Photo boat for up to 8 pax (plus one host) per activity
  • Refreshments supplied during activity (AM tea, coffee and water. PM water soft drinks and local beers)
  • PLEASE NOTE NO PANGOLIN CAMERA EQUIPMENT WILL BE SUPPLIED FOR THESE ACTIVITIES
  • Excludes park fees payable per individual
USD 700  n/a
PANGOLIN VOYAGER HOUSEBOAT (min 3 nights)
  • Full board accommodation on board the Pangolin Voyager Houseboat (per person per night)
  • All drinks incl wine, local beers, soft drinks and spirits
  • All day use of the photo boats and other tenders
  • Fishing permits
  • Transfers to and from Kasane airport or immigration
  • High Season - 1st April to 31st October 2018
  • Birding Season - 1st January to March 31st & 1st Nov to Dec 31st 2018
High Season USD 495
High Season USD 695
Low Season USD 295 Low Season USD 395
  • PANGOLIN VOYAGER HOUSEBOAT
  • (Exclusive use of entire houseboat)
  • Full board accommodation on board the Pangolin Voyager Houseboat for up to 10 guests in 5 cabins.
  • Minimum 3 night stay
  • All drinks incl wine, local beers, soft drinks and spirits
  • All day use of the photo boats and other tenders
  • Fishing permits
USD 3950  n/a
  • CHOBE TENTED CAMP
  • (Set and Custom departures)
  • April to Sept only
  • Full board accommodation in walk in tents with en suite shower and toilet. Drinks included.
  • Private campsite in North Western sector of Chobe National Park.
  • Min 3 nights. Min 4 pax per custom departure (max 8)
  • Twice daily game drives. Guaranteed window seat.
  • Transfers to and from Kasane airport, Kazangula or Kasane Lodge
USD 295  USD 395
  • CHOBE TENTED CAMP
  • (Exclusive booking of whole camp)
  • April to Sept Only
  • Private Campsite in The Chobe National Park (NW Sector). Minimum 3 nights.
  • Up to 5 walk in tents with en-suite facilities. (Max 8 guests)
  • Twice daily game drives. Guaranteed window seat
  • All meals and drinks included.
  • Transfers to and from Kasane Airport or Lodge and Kazangula.
 USD 1950  n/a
  • BEST OF BOTSWANA
  • 2 MOBILE CAMPS
  • Tented Camps in Savute,Moremi. & Nxai Pan.
  • Full board accommodation in walk in tents with en suiteshower and toilet. drinks included.
  • Min 3 nights per location. Min 4 pax per departure (max 10).
  • Twice daily game drives (max 6 pervehicle)
  • All airport transfers in Khwai and Kasane.
  • Excludes regional charter flights to and from Khwai (approx. $500pp).
 USD 575 USD 865
  • PANGOLIN KHWAI CAMP
  • High Season
  • 1st April – 31st October
  • Maximum 12 guest in permanent en suite raised tents with outdoor shower on a private concession
  • Twice daily game activities. Four pax per game viewer. Night drives.
  • One included Mokoro activity during stay.
  • All meals and drinks included. (Brunch, High Tea and Dinner).
  • Pick up and drop off at Banoka Airstrip (landing fees included)
 USD 750  USD 950
  • PANGOLIN KHWAI CAMP
  • Low Season
  • March, November and December 2018
  • Maximum 12 guest in permanent en suite raised tents with outdoor shower on a private concession.
  • Twice daily game activities. Four pax per game viewer.
  • Night Drives
  • One included Mokoro activity during stay.
  • All meals and drinks included. (Brunch, HighTea and Dinner).
  • Pick up and drop off at Banoka Airstrip (landing fees included)
 USD 395  USD 495
  • PRIVATE PHOTO GUIDE
  • (Rate per day excluding accom and travel costs)
  • Qualified and experienced Photo Guide in attendance
  • Photographic Instruction during game drives
  • Post production sessions during the day between drives
  • Gallery of images from the safari featuring images of the wildlife, campsite and clients in action.
  • Available to travel to all locations in Botswana, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia and Zambia.
 USD 600  n/a
Exclusive Packages
Package Standard Inclusions Per Person Sharing Single
  • 7 DAY CHOBE & DELTA SAFARI
  • Low - March, Nov and Dec 2018
  • High – 1st April to 31st Oct 2018
  • 3 nights full board accommodation on board the Pangolin Voyager Houseboat
  • 3 nights full board accommodation at the Pangolin Khwai Camp.
  • All drinks incl wine, local beers, soft drinks and spirits
  • All day use of the photo boats and other tenders on The Pangolin Voyager
  • Twice daily Game Drives (max 4 per vehicle) in Khwai as well as one Mokoro activity during the stay.
  • Night drives.All airport transfers in Khwai and Kasane.
  • Excludes regional charter flights to and from Khwai (approx. $500pp)
Low USD 2050 Low USD 2650
 High USD 3590  High USD 4850
  • 10 DAY CHOBE & DELTA PHOTO SAFARI
  • April to Sept Only
  • Set departures
  • 3 nights’ full board at The Chobe Tented camp.
  • 3 nights’ full board accommodation on board the Pangolin Voyager Houseboat.
  • 3 nights’ full board accommodation at the Pangolin Khwai Camp.
  • Chobe park fees included
  • Pangolin cameras and photo tuition from accompanying photo guide.
  • All drinks incl wine, local beers, soft drinks and spirits.
  • Use of the photo boat and other tenders on The Pangolin Voyager
  • Twice daily Game Drives (window seat guaranteed) in Chobe and Khwai as well as one Mokoro activity during the stay in Khwai.
  • Night drives.
  • All airport transfers in Khwai and Kasane.
  • Excludes regional charter flights to and from Khwai (approx. $500pp).
USD 4450 USD 5995
  • 7 DAY CHOBE PHOTO SAFARI
  • April to Sept only
  • Set departures
  • 3 nights’ full board at The Chobe Tented camp.
  • 3 nights’ full board accommodation on board the Pangolin Voyager Houseboat.
  • Pangolin cameras and photo tuition from accompanying photo guide.
  • All drinks incl wine, local beers, soft drinks and spirits.
  • All day use of the photo boats and other tenders on The Pangolin Voyager.
  • Twice daily Game Drives (window seat guaranteed) in Chobe Tented Camp.
  • All airport transfers in Kasane.
  • Chobe park fees included.
 USD 2350  USD 3250

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