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Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River

Highlights
  • 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
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Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River
From US$55.00
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Luxury Deck Sunset CruiseMost Popular
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.
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.
US$80.00
Overview
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 (26)
1 - 5 of 24 reviews
Reviewed today 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

Thank johnlO5958UV
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile
Amazing sunset

We went with Shearwater which we booked in town at the Shearwater Office with Gratitude. The mini bus collected us on time at 15:50 and delivered us to the jetty. We were sung on board and selected an upstairs seat on the boat. We saw...More

Thank sarah s
Reviewed September 12, 2018
Romantic Sunset Cruise

Had a fabulous time on the Kalunda boat with Shingy, our bar man, and Captain Botshiwe. The boat holds 6 passengers and luckily we were the only 2 guests that day. Shingy pointed out wildlife on the cruise and served us delicious appetizers and refreshing...More

Thank Barbara1236
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile
Nice cruise

The cruise is nice to have some relax and touch the sunset atmosphere on the river. Do not expect to view animals because there is too confusion, too many boats around. Drinks and food are served on the cruise by free

1  Thank mirko m
Reviewed August 6, 2018
Awesome activity pairing!

The new 'pot and cruise' combination activity offered by the Zambezi Explorer group is quite brilliant... We got to the jetty a few hours before the masses arrive for the sunset cruises and were taught how to make a poijtie pot stew by Mike, the...More

Thank NicholasMilne
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