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The Zambezi Explorer Cruise Company has a fleet of four vessels offering a variety of experiences and Cruises in Victoria Falls. The flagship vessel is the luxurious Zambezi Explorer, which offers Eco-friendly cruises, as facilities on board are...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our dinner cruise on the Zambesi was included as part of our stay at the Masuwe Lodge in Victoria Falls...so an unexpected surprise. We sailed on the upper deck of the good ship Ma Roberts. Views were excellent. We sailed upstream for a while and...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank EarlGrey53
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A fantastic evening, started out before sunset so we had a chance to see the hippos, crocodiles and elephants swimming across the river before the fabulous sunset. Then dinner - the food was so good, equal to top restaurants around the world. All drinks included...More

Thank jollybb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent my birthday with the family on this gorgeous vessel. Really loved the attention to detail from start to finish. Well presented tasty meal, very attentive service from every person you encounter, on time with transport. Would highly recommend this as a great start to...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Diane B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing diner at the Zambezi explorer. The food was magnificent, the service really perfect and the overall trip was even more amazing as what we had hoped for.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank NienkevdM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing night! The food was sensational, the drinks were flowing and the service was next level. Thanks to Goodwill who was our waiter/guide, he shared a lot of his knowledge of the animals. We were lucky enough to have two elephants swim around...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Y6017JEryanm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful experience. After trying several other operators we were finally able to get a lunch cruise. Although they were late picking us up every other aspect of the experience was positive. We saw hippos, elephants, crocodiles, impala and many birds. The food...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank johnmJ2594PN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the 2nd dinner cruise we had taken in Vic Falls and by far better than the previous, modern vessel, no shortage of drinks being served and food was very good. Would do again! Loads of animals in the beautiful sunset

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 458GregM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The dinner cruise was absolutely wonderful. The food was great with a four course meal and unlimited drinks, and the views of wildlife were unmatched. We saw many hippos, elephants, and even a crocodile a few feet from a hippo. The staff were professional and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank wanderlusteducator
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service was good and professional. The food was good and the crew was very polite. However, when you are on a boat, you are stuck on that boat with the crew and the other passengers, whoever they are, for the duration of the trip....More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and great service. We didn’t even see the spray of the falls. Transport added an extra 45 minutes on each end.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Kitcatlett
May 21, 2018|
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Response from IanHornes | Reviewed this property |
Mine just turned 6 and 8. They loved it. Compare it with going to dinner with them. If they can handle that, they can handle the cruise. There are bathrooms on board. Lots to see but no entertainment.
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July 25, 2017|
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Response from Gerry C | Reviewed this property |
I can't answer that but what I can tell you is that they will go out of their way to do what they can to accommodate customers, given plenty of notice. I have a garlic intolerance and they went back to collect a steak that... More
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MF87Dublin
June 25, 2017|
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Response from kellyLH360 | Reviewed this property |
The river isn't that wide, so life jackets are sufficient. No life boats. You are never too far away from shore.
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