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Ra-Ikane

Park Way, Victoria Falls 00000, Zimbabwe
+263 13 44737
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Perfect Night!

Wonderful and magical experience. Great way to see the river and landscape. Thank you to Abel the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Traveling_Two_13
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Umissable - the best sundowners in the world

We wanted a classic sundowner cruise on our first night of a month in Africa and Able delivered a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tim A
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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Relive the historical journey taken by David Livingstone by exploring the mighty Zambezi aboard the Ra-Ikane. Named after his guide, the boats are full of old world charm, setting a romantic and intimate setting whilst you sit back, relax and take in the surrounding views. With a maximum of 16 seats available on each boat, the Rai-Kane offers a unique vantage point for viewing birdlife and wildlife up-close on the islands along the river. This is unquestionably an activity to add to your bucket list when in Victoria Falls.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Park Way, Victoria Falls 00000, Zimbabwe
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+263 13 44737

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Wonderful and magical experience. Great way to see the river and landscape. Thank you to Abel the Captain and bar tender. Both provided a truly great night. A sunset cruise is a must see and do.

Thank Traveling_Two_13
Reviewed 5 days ago

We wanted a classic sundowner cruise on our first night of a month in Africa and Able delivered a spectauclar wildlife and sundowner cruise. If you want the African Queen experience, combined with Karen Blixen and David Livingstone, this is it. Classy, comfortable and achingly...More

Thank Tim A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very relaxing trip on the river with a knowledgeable Captain (Oscar) and first mate. Good range of drinks on offer and some tasty nibbles. The small boat is able to get closer to the animals than the larger vessels. We got very close to some...More

Thank jim01253
Reviewed 9 July 2017

All COULD have been perfect, Canapes, Gin and tonic,he river, the boat and the palm trees. Then...we could not hear the captain going his safety talk. He did not tell us the normal rule of being quiet as you approach the animals...THEN an American couple...More

Thank rorykilalea
MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ra-Ikane, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review and we apologise for the discomfort you experienced on board our cruise.

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Recently visited Victoria Falls and went out on their sunset cruise. A small intimate experience even if you are on your own. Cruising down the Zambezi river sipping whatever your preference is, food & service great but the sunset was fabulous. Also saw crocodiles &...More

Thank 576Rosie
MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ra-Ikane, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Thank you for cruising on board our special boat. Appreciate the review and glad you enjoyed the experience.

Reviewed 28 May 2017

I loved this cruise! It is a small boat that only holds about 12 people so it is very relaxing. I saw some of the larger boats on the water and they certainly didn't have the charm of the Ra-Ikane. We spotted several hippos and...More

Thank KimRtravel
MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ra-Ikane, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

Thank you for cruising on The Ra-Ikane. Being a smaller boat certainly has the advantages you mentioned over the larger cruise boats that are available. Hope you enjoyed the historic experience offered on board as well.

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful tour with great views from the Zambezi river and some of its wildlife. We were able to see hypos, crocodiles and birds! The boat stops for a great sunset and makes it really special! Drinks and some light food is served during the...More

Thank CaioDamore
MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ra-Ikane, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Thank you for reviewing our boat The Ra-Ikane. Glad you enjoyed the sunset cruise!

Reviewed 13 May 2017

This boat only takes 16 people which makes it more enjoyable than one of the larger ones. The cruise was just under 2 hours, snacks are served, and beverages are plentiful. The highlight for us was seeing the elephants swimming and frolicking in the Zambezi...More

Thank sugabtoronto
MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ra-Ikane, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Wow - glad you saw the elephants as its a truly amazing experience. Thank you for reviewing us.

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Pros: - Cruise was well organised - prompt pick up from hotel. - Not too many people on board which was nice - Boat itself was clean and nicely decorated Cons: - supposed to be 2 hours but was only 1hr 45 (left at 5pm...More

Thank Mabbitts
MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ra-Ikane, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us and for the honest feedback. I will certainly pass the comments onto our team.

Reviewed 14 April 2017

We had a leisurely cruise along the river just before sunset. Saw hippos and crocs and many birds. Had wonderful nibbles and drinks supplied which was a surprise. The sunset was beautiful.

Thank pinga63
MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ra-Ikane, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Thank you for cruising with us and glad you enjoyed the experience.

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Accessy
13 August 2017|
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Response from MartinVaughan | Property representative |
Hi, Unfortunately due to the terrain the boat is not wheelchair accessible. However, our staff are able to assist to get you on board.
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KimRtravel
20 March 2017|
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Response from MartinVaughan | Property representative |
Hi - yes there is.
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sparkybird
1 April 2016|
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Response from MartinVaughan | Property representative |
Hi. We cater for all dietary requirements. Please advise your agent to pass on your dietary requirements and we will ensure the snacks are provided that cater for this. Alternatively upon check in to the hotel advise the... More
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