Zambezi Queen
Standard Suite Water based safari
Standard Suite
Water based safari

Zambezi Queen

Located on the great Chobe River, the Zambezi Queen captures the spirit of elegance and adventure of a bygone era in a unique and contemporary setting. Leave the land based crowds behind and surround yourself with the thrill of the wild from your own private suite aboard the 42-metre Zambezi Queen.




Explore the banks of the Chobe river from a unique vantage point that the Zambezi Queen offers. With approximately 120 000 elephants, Chobe game viewing is exceptional. Water-based game drives gets you even closer to these animals. Tiger and bream fishing is offered along with a visit to one of the local villages.

Need to Know

Departures are based on two and three nights respectively. The two-night stays depart on Mondays and Wednesdays while the three-night stay departs on Fridays.


Water-based game drives are offered by tender boat to explore the banks of the Chobe River. THis area is also a birders paradise. Tiger and bream fishing is also offered along with visits to a local village on the Namibian side.

Wildlife HighlightsWildlife Highlights

The Chobe is known for its elephants in particular - a population of around 120 000. Other game includes buffalo and a variety of antelope. The Chobe itself supports an array of game, plant and bird life while hippos and crocodiles are almost always present.

Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

Apart from the water-based game drives, tiger and bream fishing is offered along with cultural tours to local villages.


The upper deck consists of a comfortable lounge area with expansive views as well as a dining area. Also on the upper deck is a bar and pool deck with a spash pool. A curio shop sells a number of good quality items.


There are 14 suites. Ten are Standard Suites while 4 are Master Suites. The latter feature a private outside deck. All suites are air-conditioned and have personal safes and hair dryers. The suites also have floor to ceiling windows, giving exceptional views of the river from the comfort of your bed.


The Zambezi Queen was voted the World's Best Boutique Cruise for a second year running at the World Travel Awards.


Low season for 2014 is from January until end of April with the High Season starting in May to end of December.

Average StayAverage Stay

Stays vary from 2 to 3 nights with a combination of lengths possible. Christmas and New Year's departures are 4 night stays.

Average PriceAverage Room Prices

(per person per night unless otherwise stated)

Rates start at R 8 900.00 for a two-night stay.

Children PolicyChild Policy

No children under 7 years. Children permitted between 7 and 15 years.

Contact and Social Media

To find out more call us on +44 (0)1865 982290 or email us at enquiries at

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