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Chobe River Boat Cruises

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Chobe Safari Lodge, Kasane, Botswana
+267 625 0336
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Tranquil experience. Knowledgeable guide. Well kept environment. Not crowded. Naturally managed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Danny M
via mobile
Observing their nightly routine!!

We had a wonderful cruise on the Chobe River sailing towards the sunset that evening. We saw... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sandra n
Lemont, Illinois
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Chobe Safari Lodge, Kasane, Botswana
+267 625 0336
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tranquil experience. Knowledgeable guide. Well kept environment. Not crowded. Naturally managed. Lots of hippos and elephants.

Thank Danny M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful cruise on the Chobe River sailing towards the sunset that evening. We saw something beautiful before sunset. It was like the March of the Elephants, so many lined up for their nightly bath, wading into the river before our eyes as...More

Thank sandra n
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our boat cruise was made through Senyati. We got on to the boat with a warm welcome from the Captain who gave us a brief of what to expect. We were about ten on the boat. After the briefing and some safety hints and precautions...More

1  Thank lmanyenga
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Spent hours on the speedboat,from noon til sunset. Were on the river cruising for animals,crocs,all kinds of birds,hippos... It was a great experience for a city person like me. The sad thing was that we saw a dead elephant though.. Sunset was attractive!

Thank Urgenta
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Great cuises of the mighty Chobe River. Knowledgeable guides. Plenty Wildlife to be seen. absolutely magnificent. have great photos of 3 of the Big 5 (elephant, Lion, Buffalo).....and of course, who can forget the numerous sightings of the mighty Fish Eagle. plenty birdlife.....nit a keen...More

1  Thank NeoT2018
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

My first boat cruise in chobe river has awesome experience. We saw crocodile, hippos in the water and on the shores. Elephants , buffoles and other animals comming to the shores for water. We saw and roam around the sududu island, which was the conflicted...More

Thank Vijender K
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Planning my recent Africa trip I considered staying on a houseboat and contacted the Zambezi Queen Collection for more information. Kirsty replied quickly, provided tips and was cheerful during the extended communication while we were resolving transfer requirements. The team of the Chobe Princess 2,...More

Thank Cmore2
Reviewed 19 November 2017

We expected two exciting days on this cruise on the Chobe river but what we got was boring cruising only for approx. two hours a day. The rest of the day we anchored at the river side. For two evenings at the same place. The...More

3  Thank DAK31
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

For seeing wildlife in Africa this can't be beaten. We we just a few feet away from hippos, Elephants and crocodiles swimming in the water and wallowing in the mud. About a 3 hour trip. Loads of birds too. Excellent for photography and the guides...More

Thank Speigal
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Our houseboat had 4 rooms. Apparently if you are the 1st to arrive, you get room no:1 which had an outside sitting area. However they do not encourage you to arrive early, something to do with housekeeping hours. The common sitting / dining area was...More

3  Thank Love_Life_Sydney
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Lindokuhle M
10 February 2018|
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Response from Seevali D | Reviewed this property |
Once you get into the boat around 1500 hrs you are taken along the river to see elephants, various birds, hippos, impala, buffalo etc. They will also stop the boat at sunset for you to take photographs of a sunset not... More
19 May 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