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Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River

  • Cruise the Zambezi River at sunset, the ideal time to see active wildlife
  • Experience cooler temperatures in the early evening 
  • Enjoy included appetizers and drinks or upgrade to gourmet service
Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River
From US$55.00
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Luxury Deck Sunset Cruise
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At the end of the day, the Zambezi Explorer sails upstream to celebrate the setting African sun. Enjoy our range of cocktails served with an accompaniment of delectable hors d’ oeuvres.
From US$55.00
Signature Deck Sunset Cruise
The ‘Signature Deck’ is the uppermost level of the Zambezi Explorer and it is pure extravagance with gourmet hors d’oeuvres and premium beverages served from a private bar.
From US$85.00
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Watch a Zambezi River sunset from a cocktail cruise that is timed for you to see wildlife gathering by the riverbanks at dusk. Door-to-door transport from Victoria Falls hotels ensures a relaxing experience from beginning to end. An optional upgrade offers top-deck seating, gourmet snacks, and premium drinks throughout the cruise.
What to Expect
Meet a driver at your hotel on the Zimbabwe side of Victoria Falls, and then travel to the edge of the Zambezi River to board a spacious riverboat. Grab a drink and a snack from the bar as the setting sun illuminates the surrounding countryside, and watch for animals drinking at the edge of the water. It’s common to spot hippos, giraffes, crocodiles, zebras, and many species of birds in soft light that’s great for photography or just enjoying the view.

You’ll see the first stars appear over the Zambezi River by the end of the cruise, and finish the night with drop-off at your original departure point.
Reviews (31)
1 - 5 of 28 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Slow cruise on Zambezi River to unwind

We did the sunset cruise. Zambezi explorer picked us up from our hotel and drove to the pier. They serve drinks and refreshments during the course that were quite nice - we are vegetarians and got enough options between vegetarian items and fresh fruits. It...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rrjini
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
New Years Eve Cruise

As we decided what to do in for New Year’s Eve at Victoria Falls, we were suggested a boat cruise down the Zambezi river, starting at Three Monkeys restaurant. Transfers were included. The tickets were priced accordingly to the service/package you wanted. The staff were...More

Thank O711INtoms
Reviewed November 17, 2018
Sunset cruise on the Zambezi

We went on the small boat, just the 6 of us. Great service. A wide range of beverages was available along with a selection of excellent appetizers. We saw elephants, hippos, crocodiles, birds... The sunset over the river was spectacular. I have video of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gregg G
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile
The Sunset Cruise

From the welcoming drink into the cruise ship. The experience is world class. The host/ess will introduce the team including the captain on board and safety first. From there the cruise commences with some drinks, light snacks onboard as we sail away. You will spot...More

Thank Maromza
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile
A highlight of our Vic Falls visit

I was very pleasantly surprised by our Zambezi Explorer experience. The views were excellent, the commentary informative but not intrusive and the boat was very comfortable. The staff were attentive and the food was very good. I would absolutely recommend this experience if you are...More

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December 8, 2018|
Response from Barbara1236 | Reviewed this property |
It wasn’t an upgrade price. You just pick the boat that holds 6 people. We were fortunate to be the only two.