Zambezi Queen

Location: Chobe & Linyanti | Botswana

Price guide: £££££ £350-£500 per person per night

Take to the water and cruise the mighty Chobe River aboard the Zambezi Queen, a luxury 45-metre riverboat.  Launched in November 2009, the Zambezi Queen offers the thrill of an African safari from the water.
Perfect forA unique and luxurious safari experience, the luxury cruise is the first of its kind in Southern Africa.
In the knowThe cruise is actually in Namibia, whilst most of the wildlife seen is in the Botswana. Combines fantastically with the majestic Victoria Falls and the Okavango Delta for a superb ten day safari.

Recommended for...

  • Cruise
  • Guiding
  • Honeymoon
  • Off the Beaten Track

Hotel Overview


Between Namibia and Botswana along the mighty Chobe River.

Rooms on the Zambezi Queen

The custom built boat has 10 stylish suites and four master suites decorated in neutral colours with beautiful photos of African wildlife, each with an en-suite bathroom and private balcony.

Food and Facilities

One of South Africa’s top chefs treats guests to the ‘flavours of Africa’ at the top deck dining room.  The top deck also features an air-conditioned lounge with a library and games, a bar for evening drinks, a toasty fireplace for cooler evenings and a private pool and sunbathing area for the hot summer days.

Activities on Zambezi Queen

Smaller boats take guests up close to the African wildlife and land-based game viewing takes place in the Chobe National Park.  Alternatively, get a bird's eye view from an aerial safari.  Cast a line tiger and bream fishing (season permitting,) or go bird watching from one of the smaller boats.  Seen enough wildlife? Take a cultural tour of a local village.

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