• 4 days/3 nights
  • Next Departure: Call (800) 575-1540
  • From $1,698 / person
  • (Varying single supplement)

Journey down the Chobe River on this Africa Cruise!

Discover the beauty of Africa on this exclusive, small-ship voyage down the Chobe River. Climb aboard and prepare for an experience of a lifetime as you settle into your luxury suite aboard the 28-passenger Zambezi Queen. Our expert guides and on-board naturalists can’t wait to introduce you to the captivating culture found along the banks of the Chobe River where Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe meet. By day, take in the majesty of Victoria Falls, the rich biodiversity of Chobe National Park, and Africa’s renowned creatures animating this stunning landscape. At night, relax over delectable gourmet fare and refreshing cocktails as night falls and the sky fills with star-studded treasures. This all-inclusive, custom vacation package gets you up-close-and-personal with some of the world’s most fascinating wonders, while Austin’s signature touch of inspired, thoughtful service invites you to unwind and soak in the enchantment of Africa in comfort and privacy.

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  • Adult Only Vacations
  • Cultural
  • Safari / Wildlife
  • Small Ship
  • Wine / Gourmet

Activity Level: Easy

This Tour

The perfect addition to one of our existing Botswana or Namibia tours, the one and only Zambezi Queen offers world-class sophistication and an unmatched vantage point from which to experience the wonders of the Chobe River. Throughout this four-day journey, enjoy the finest in wining and dining aboard your luxury ship as our expert guides share with you the fascinating stories behind the scenes of Africa's remarkable colors, creatures, and culture.

  • Watch in awe as a herd of 40 elephants strolls by on the banks of the Chobe, just meters from your tender boat
  • Try your hand at fishing for Tiger and Bream, watching for approaching wildlife between casts
  • Listen for the call of the coppery-tailed coucal and chirping cisticola, just two of the 400+ bird species that call the Chobe home
  • Experience the gentle nature of rural Africa on a visit to a riverside village, where we'll meet the locals and browse a beautiful selection of handmade crafts
  • Settle in beneath a star-studded sky as the ZQ's generator shuts down (LED and reading lights available), offering a welcome quiet to the end of an exhilarating day
& Map

Day 1: Kasane/Chobe River
Day 2: Local Villages
Day 3: Chobe River

Nights 1 to 3: Zambezi Queen

Each of the Zambezi Queen's 14 luxury suites boasts a private balcony an en-suite bathrooms with showers. Enjoy an upper-deck restaurant offering an array of local flavors, a pool deck, lounge, and bar.

Dates, Rates
& Details

Stop daydreaming and start planning your adventure today. Confirmed departure dates and rates are listed below. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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  • 4 days/3 nights
  • Next Departure: Call (800) 575-1540
  • From $1,698 / person
  • (Varying single supplement)

Recommended Travel Months

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Additional Trip Information

  • Please call an Austin Adventures Adventure Consultant at (800)575-1540 regarding Departure details.
  • Boating - Guided skiff cruises through the jungle, look for wildlife.
  • Fishing - Equipment and instruction provided.

The hallmark of an Austin Adventures vacation is our exceptional dining.

Included in Trip Price
  • Double occupancy, air-conditioned suite with panoramic windows and private bath.
  • All meals while on board the Zambezi Queen.
  • Fully trained, bilingual, professional guides and knowledgeable local partners.
  • Any necessary equipment - all safe and well maintained.
  • All excursions.
  • Transfer to/from vessel when arriving on recommended flights.
  • Beverages (non-alcoholic, wine and beer).
  • Austin Adventures T-shirt and luggage tags.
  • Pre-departure and packing information.
  • Pacaya Samiria entrance fee.
Not Included in Trip Price
  • Guide & crew gratuities.
  • Pre-and post-trip accommodations and associated expenses.
  • Air tickets to and from Iquitos, Peru.
  • All types of personal insurance.
  • Boutique purchases and personal expenses.
A few more reasons why you've gotta go:
  • 1. Cultural wonders: Learn how locals make life work in this challenging environment as you explore villages, markets and nature reserves along the Chobe.
  • 2. The wilderness: The Chobe is home to many different exotic animals and over 400 species of birds. This cruise gets you up-close-and-personal in a way no other safari can!
  • 3. African nights: Once the sun goes down, a star-studded sky offers the perfect backdrop to relax and enjoy a whole new world of nightlife and activity.
  • 4. Perfect balance of luxury and adventure: With accommodations like the Zambezi Queen, explore the wonders of Africa by day and ultimate relaxation on board at night.
  • 5. In-the-field expertise: From spinning fascinating regional interpretation to orchestrating seamless group dynamics, our guides keep their eyes on the details, ensuring that the toughest part of your vacation truly is going home.

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