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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
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Zambezi Explorer Jetty, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
+263 13 42475
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Reviewed yesterday

Booked this trip as part of our 40th wedding anniversary celebrations.This was a magical evening from beginning to end.The crew were friendly and professional,service excellent.The meal was 5*,beautifully presented,delicious.A credit to the lovely chef. We saw plenty of wildlife and the sunset just topped it...More

Thank Sheila h
Reviewed 3 days ago

We didn't know quite what to expect but this was a great experience. Warm and friendly people, cold drinks, beautiful sunset over the Zambezi, and plenty of animals – more than we had hoped for!

Thank gumnut_baby
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Was the best experience of my trip with my brother.Awesome ,awesome awesome.Friendly staff, good food,elephants ,hippos and crocs wading freely around us.Spacious,really loved the spacing of tables.Drinks till you drop.Hotel pick up and drop off. Just splendid a must do,even for budget travellers. Arrive in...More

1  Thank Thembelani N
Reviewed 6 days ago

The evening cruise was a delightful experience. The boat was clean and comfortable with modest snacks and drinks, though very limited for vegetarian. However the cruise was great, we sighted a herd of a dozen of playful elephants in the river, a number of hippopotamus...More

Thank charoos
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a magical evening on the Zambezi river onboard the Zambezi Reflections it was a small intimate boat with only about 10 tables of 2. The food and service were outstanding. The sunset was amazing and we saw plenty of wildlife including elephants, hippos,...More

Thank d0nnas68
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were warmly greeted, before a leisurely sail along the Zambezi. We saw hippos and a crocodile. The meal the was excellent, and the hospitality first class. Highly recommended.

Thank Chris h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cruise was exactly as advertised, if not better. The driver was on-time (in fact a bit early) to pick us up from our hotel, we were seated promptly once we arrived at the dock, the boat was clean and lovely, staff were gracious and...More

Thank mjjarich4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the lunch cruise foe a family of 6 people, although it seems not cheap (60 USD per person the food was great with unlimited drinks from the bar, the team were highly friendly and we got the experience of watching lots of animals....More

Thank Aviv S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

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

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May 21, 2018|
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Response from Ian H | 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
June 25, 2017|
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Response from Kelly H | 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.