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Chobe River Boat Cruises

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Chobe Safari Lodge, Kasane, Botswana
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#5 Cape Buffalo

I took 2 river cruises with large groups on board. Plenty of room for all. I took a private cruise... read more

Reviewed today
jeffhail
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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A different out of Africa Experience

Having travelled to Africa and Botswana on safari several times before we were looking for a... read more

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VickiB67
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Melbourne, Australia
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“zambezi queen” (33 reviews)
“chobe river” (75 reviews)
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Chobe Safari Lodge, Kasane, Botswana
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Reviewed today via mobile

I took 2 river cruises with large groups on board. Plenty of room for all. I took a private cruise with a guide. We got up close to Hippo,Croc,Buffalo,Antelope,Water Buck and Elephants. Birds were plentiful and colorful.

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Reviewed today via mobile

Having travelled to Africa and Botswana on safari several times before we were looking for a different way of appreciating this magnificent country. A 3 night cruise on the Zambezi Queen was the perfect solution. It was a Big-0 birthday celebration for me and I...More

1  Thank VickiB67
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Reviewed yesterday

We travelled to Chobe Safari Lodge as part of a Saga group in June 2018. Our intention was to see as many animals and birds as possible during our holiday, so in addition to our two scheduled 3 hour boat trips we booked another through...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

After our safari at the Chobe National Park, we boarded a boat for our sightseeing on the mighty Chobe River, which flows through the Chobe National Park. It was a relaxing ride. Though it was winter, the sun was harsh on our skin, do put...More

1  Thank ZhaoXiuMei
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our Hotel (Victoria Falls Hotel, Zimbabwe) arranged a day trip up to Botswana and a 2 hour river cruise, lunch and 3 hour Jeep safari. The start was a bit amateurish ... connections did not work well and the 15 minutes in the boat seemed...More

1  Thank andrewmarkswainstont
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Was definitely expecting an upscale 5 star experience. This was the end of an amazing tour Thru South Africa. I had expected that this would be the highlight. Upon seeing the boat it was a letdown. It is very modest and basic. Def clean but...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the money. Our guides were excellent and very knowledgeable re birds and wildlife. The sunset cruise is from 3 to 6 pm.....affording wonderful opportunities to see the sunset over the Chobe river. A full bar service is available on the boat. We saw...More

Thank kennethh641
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sunset here are beautiful, We take boat about 2 hrs. this river a lot of Birds as I never see before, this time we are lucky , we saw elephants fighting on the river and another elephant are eating grass in the river. Beautiful,

Thank Den P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the 3pm river cruise. As soon as we departed there was a massive downpour - the staff lowered the side panels, so we stayed dry - but only for a few minutes. As a result, the forest looked even more lush and the...More

Thank Dirk W
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Reviewed May 6, 2018

We were fortunate to stay on the Chobe Princess with our family. From pick-up at Kasane airport to our departure two days later everything about the Princess exceeded our expectations. The dedicated staff met all our needs (and more), the food was delicious and the...More

Thank Richardsons1
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Lindokuhle M
February 9, 2018|
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Response from AntJa2704 | Reviewed this property |
Just breathtaking 😊
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drue_12
May 18, 2017|
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Response from ecomacgregor | Reviewed this property |
I may be wrong, and I can't remember the various dates I was in Kasane but the elephant population and the hippo population seem to be resident so they are around anytime as they are in Chobe NP..... And of course the... More
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