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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
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Zambezi Explorer Jetty, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the Kaunda sunset river cruise, a private small boat. It was an incredible experience. We had a fully stocked bar, delicious appetizers, and great service the entire time. Our captain and the attendant were great, pointing out all the wild life, elephants, crocodiles,...More

Thank david c
Reviewed 1 week ago

The sunset dinner cruise was fabulous beginning to a quick falls trip. This is a must do! The animal sightings were a bit sparse, but we did find about 10 hippos and 2 elephants. The food and drinks were delicious! My steak was cooked perfectly....More

Thank Melanie0891
Reviewed 1 week ago

Drinks included in the price as well as great snacks. lots of space to sit down and enjoy the relaxing trip while experiencing an amazing sunset.

Thank hellenictravel2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The last evening of our 3 week trip with 8 others, we spent on a dinner cruise on the Zambezi River. It was a great way to end our time together, with lots of laughs and reminiscing of our experiences. The food was good, the...More

Thank ruthinafrica
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sailed on the Ma Robert on Friday 22nd June and enjoyed a real treat over the 3 hours we were aboard. The crew were exceptionally friendly and welcoming and you got the feeling that they loved being on the river. Saw hippo and an amazing...More

1  Thank Tom & Caro H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful experience on the Zambezi River. You are transferred directly from/to our accommodation. On arrival you’re greeted with a great reception and a quick drink. It takes around 3 hours, first cruising until sunset and once the sun is set there is total darkness around...More

Thank creativestartravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good drinks, nice views with hippos and crocodiles not to mention beautiful sunset. Good choise for Zambezi cruise! Don’t expect to see the falls, the cruising is done fairly far from them for good reason (you understand when you see the force of water 😄)...More

Thank Pliina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent cuisine with very friendly and attentive staff. Definately more than just 'an ordinary' sunset cruise. Thoroughly enjoyed. Absolutely recommendable.

1  Thank haraldp73
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What can I say, great food, great drinks, great staff, great views, great nature all in all just a whole great experience from start to finish....

Thank frank m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went with a tour group. The first itinerary of our Victoria Falls trip is the sunset cruise of Zambesi river.We had the opportunity of watching animals and enjoying sundowners as night falls. We spotted crocodile and a herd of hippos playing in the water,...More

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Kitcatlett
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
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MF87Dublin
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.
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