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Chobe River Cruise

Imagine cruising along the Chobe River with a fresh cocktail in your hand, watching an orange-glowing sunset sinking slowly below the horizon? Well yes, but staying on board the Zambezi Queen or Chobe Princess is so much more than a river cruise.

It is a magical experience  when you wake up and peek through the curtains, you will see elephants, hippos, birds – all indulging in the fresh waters of the Chobe River. Leave the ‘mother ship’ by hopping on a smaller, yet comfortable, tender boat to get even closer to the wildlife. You will soon realise that the Zambezi Queen and Chobe Princess offers a true hotel experience on the Chobe River, operating between Botswana and Namibian waters.

The luxury boat cruises gently down the river, with amazing views over the Caprivi Strip on one side and Chobe National Park on the other. Once on board, flexibility is key. Feel like venturing out in a smaller boat, or trying your luck during a fishing trip? It’s all possible. Or are you leaning more towards lazing all morning on the viewing deck to the background sound of rippling water? No problem, it is all about finding your own flow.

A river cruise safari on a floating boutique hotel is an entirely different experience from a land-based safari. You will cruise along one of the most game-dense areas of Africa. During dry season, islands along the riverbank stay green, attracting wildlife from all over.

From tender boats, enjoy water based safari activities, full of elephant watching (Chobe is home to one of the biggest elephant populations in the world), spotting rare birds, buffalo herds, prides of lions, hippos lolling about and much more.

Like fishing? Tiger and bream fishing tours are offered in season. Activities are in the mornings and afternoons, with a delicious lunch in between during the hottest hours of the day (and perhaps followed by a siesta?).

After the afternoon safari activity, sundowners, dinner and amazing African skies are served. The Zambezi Queen and Chobe Princess is moored in Namibian waters every evening, to provide you with the most spectacular views of the African sunset. Yes, a river based safari on the Chobe River, is truly smooth sailing.

Explore the Chobe National Park on a game drive. It is the second largest National Park in Botswana and covers over 15 566 square kilometers. It has one of the greatest concentrations of game found on the African continent and is famous for the number of elephants roaming in the reserve.

The best time for the viewing on the animals in the Chobe National Park is between March and October.

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