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CHOBE NATIONAL PARK

Chobe National Park accommodation

Zambezi Queen Houseboat

Zambezi Queen Houseboat

INFOFACILITIES

The Zambezi Queen Houseboat cruises on the Chobe River next to the Chobe National Park. The Zambezi Queen Houseboat is accessible from Kasane through the Kasane immigration. Arrangements can be made for transfers from Livingstone to  Victoria Falls. Departure dates are available comprising two or three-day set itineraries. The Zambezi Queen Houseboat is equipped with 14 suites on board and is, therefore, the biggest boat cruising the Chobe River.

Another unique aspect of cruising on the Zambezi Queen is that it is the only houseboat that offers game drives in the Chobe National Park as an included activity. The Chobe River adds a level of wildness and provides an excellent opportunity to experience the abundance of natural wildlife of the Chobe National Park. The combination of land and river safari offers a unique perspective on the Chobe region.

This combination is perfect for the traveler who wish to experience the Chobe National Park from the water as well as the game drive vehicle. Constant wildlife views and endless animal activity is a guarantee in your overnight or two-night stay on the Zambezi Queen Houseboat.

This great Zambezi Queen is a great overnight or two-day package option for travelers seeking a tranquil and comfortable experience while visiting the Chobe National Park. Book your Zambezi Queen today and look forward to an abundance of wildlife and birding opportunities from the deck of the Zambezi Queen Houseboat.

Zambezi Queen Suite Facilities.

  • Ten standard suites and four master suites on board. Maximum of 2 people per suite except in 2 x standard suites.
  • 2 x suites offer a 3rd single bed and can be used by a 3rd adult or 1 child ( 7 – 15)
  • All suites have en-suite bathrooms (shower only)
  • All suites have Two 3/4 beds.
  • The beds can be twin or king size bed configuration upon request.
  • Each room has a Private Balcony with outdoor furniture.
  • Full-length sliding shutters for the sun and privacy
  • Air conditioning and standing fans.
  • Four master suites have 2 x balconies with outdoor furniture and full-length curtains. The two master suites on the lower deck have sun lounges

Zambezi Queen Houseboat facilities: 

  • Zambezi Queen has three floors.
  • Curio shop with clothing and handmade articles.
  • Lower and middle floor have the suites.
  • The top floor includes a dining area, open plan lounge, and bar. Area with unobstructed views
  • all common areas have mosquito screens.
  • Two outdoor areas on the top floor. One with a shaded area with outdoor furniture and one with a plunge pool and sunbathing area.
  • Smoking only permitted on deck.

INCLUDES


  • Accommodation
  • All meals
  • All soft drinks, mineral water, coffee, tea, beer and wine
  • water based game viewing and bird watching on smaller tender boats
  • land based cultural tour of a local village
  • tiger and bream fishing in season
  • arrival & departure road transfers from Kasane airport to Kasane immigration
  • boat transfers between Kasane immigration and the Zambezi Queen

EXCLUDES


  • Premium beverages (spirits, sparkling wine and dessert wine)
  • visa fees, gratuities and curio shop purchases
  • Chobe NP game drive - can be arranged at additional charge
  • travel insurance

ACCOMMODATION INFORMATION

SECURITY DEPOSIT: 100%
MINIMUM STAY: 2 nights
RATES INFO:
  • 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 all year round
  • Zambezi Queen reserves the right to limit the number of single room rates per trip
  • Zambezi Queen reserves the right to amend the published rates without notice
  • Standard suite 24 and 26 are available as triple rooms on Zambezi Queen. A 3rd adult sharing a triple room will receive a 20% discount on the above per person sharing rates
  • Available dates are subject to change without notice at management discretion
  • Please be advised 16, 23 & 30 December 2019 are 4-night sailings sold at a 3-night sailing rates
  • Zambezi Queen is closed for annual maintenance from 29 November to 13 December 2019

CHILD POLICY:

  • Children under the age of 12 are not permitted on Zambezi Queen
  • Children aged 12 will receive a 50% discount on the applicable adult rate
  • Children aged 13 and older are considered adults
  • A 30% single supplement applies to single children
  • Standard suites 24 and 26 are triple rooms which offer a third single bed which can be used for either a 3rd adult or one child
  • Please note that no babysitting services, separate activities and/or menus are available for children

 

TOUR GUIDE POLICY:

  • 02 – 09 suites (or 04 – 18 PAX) Guide / Pilot stays in the tour guide cabin at a cost of ZAR 2,700 per night
  • 10 – 14 suites (or 19 – 28 PAX) Guide / pilot stays free in the tour guide cabin
  • Please note that there is only 1 tour guide cabin which is subject to availability at time of reservation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRICING

2019 Rates
  • 2 NIGHT ITINERARY
  • Rate is per person sharing
  • Departs Monday & Wednesday
  • 3 NIGHT ITINERARY
  • Rate is per person sharing
  • Departs Friday
2019 Departure Dates Standard Suite (10) Master Suite(4) Departure Dates Standard Suite (10) Master Suite (4)
January 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30 R16 170 R19 080 4, 11, 18, 25 R24 255 R28 620
February  4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27 R16 170 R19 080 1, 8, 15, 22 R24 255 R28 620
March  4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27 R19 600 R23 128 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 R29 400 R34 692
April  1, 3,8,10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29 R19 600 R23 128 5, 12, 19, 26 R29 400 R34 692
May  1,6,8,13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29 R19 600 R23 128 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 R29 400 R34 692
June  3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26 R19 600 R23 128 7, 14, 21, 28 R29 400 R34 692
July  1,3,8,10,15, 7,22, 24, 29,31 R19 600 R23 128 5, 12, 19, 26 R29 400 R34 692
August  5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28 R19 600 R23 128 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 R29 400 R34 692
September  2, 4,9,11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 R19 600 R23 128 6, 13, 20, 27 R29 400 R34 692
October  2, 7, 9, 14,16, 21,23,28, 30 R19 600 R23 128 4, 11, 18, 25 R29 400 R34 692
November  4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27 R19 600 R23 128 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 R29 400 R34 692
December  No 2-nighters in Dec 2019 R19 600 R23 128 13,16,20,23,27,30 R29 400 R34 692
  SADC Rates for 2019
  • 2 NIGHT ITINERARY
  • Rate is per person sharing
  • Departs Monday & Wednesday
  • 3 NIGHT ITINERARY
  • Rate is per person sharing
  • Departs Friday
2019 Departure Dates Standard Suite (10) Master Suite(4) Departure Dates Standard Suite (10) Master Suite (4)
January 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30 R10 910 R12 874 4, 11, 18, 25 R16 365 R19 311
February 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27 R10 910 R12 874 1, 8, 15, 22 R16 365 R19 311
March 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27 R14 212 R15 190 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 R21 318 R22 785
April 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29 R14 212 R15 190 5, 12, 19, 26 R21 318 R22 785
May 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29 R14 212 R15 190 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 R21 318 R22 785
June 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26 R14 212 R15 190 7, 14, 21, 28 R21 318 R22 785
July 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17,22,24,29,31 R14 212 R15 190 5, 12, 19, 26 R21 318 R22 785
August 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28 R14 212 R15 190 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 R21 318 R22 785
September 2,4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 R14 212 R15 190 6, 13, 20, 27 R21 318 R22 785
October 2,7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30 R14 212 R15 190 4, 11, 18, 25 R21 318 R22 785
November 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27 R14 212 R15 190 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 R21 318 R22 785
December No 2-nighters in Dec 2019 R14 212 R15 190 13,16,20,23,27,30 R21 318 R22 785

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