Chobe Princess

From: $450.00

The Chobe Princess is a luxury houseboat that cruises over 50 kilometers of the Chobe River with both land and water based game viewing. Visit Impalila Island and the ancient Baobab, watch Elephant swim the channels with incredible sunset scenery.

Description

Chobe Princess

Chobe River Botswana

Cruising along the banks of the Chobe River, the Chobe Princess is a luxurious houseboat providing incredible game viewing in both Namibia and Botswana day and night. With the ability to navigate over 50 kilometers of the Chobe River the houseboat is one of the best ways to experience a unique part of Africa.

Each houseboat is staffed by a host and team of guides, chef and serving staff that will ensure your stay is completely unforgettable. A range of activities is available from river safaris, catch and release fishing, birding and cultural tours that are both land and water based. Guests are also able to visit the 2000 year old Baobab Tree on Impalila Island.

The entire houseboat can also be booked on an exclusive use basis giving you your own private villa cruising the channels around Sedudu Island and Chobe National Park. An open plan lounge, bar and dining area all have beautiful views and there is a deck with loungers and plunge pool.

Children from 7 years are welcome on board. Ages 7 to 12 receive a 50% discount.

There are weekly departures every Monday and Wednesday for 2 nights and every Friday for 3 nights.

Accommodation

The houseboats have either 4 or 5 cabins. All the rooms are equipped with air conditioning, sliding windows, an en-suite bathroom with shower and amenities. Rooms can be made up as double or twin as requested.

Rates for Chobe Princess:

  • $450 PPPN Sharing Jan, Feb and Dec Standard Cabin
  • $540 PPPN Sharing Jan, Feb and Dec Superior Cabin
  • $605 PPPN Sharing March to November Standard Cabin
  • $726 PPPN Sharing March to November Superior Cabin

 

Read our Country Information for travel advice to Botswana and Namibia.

Consider combining this with King Lewanika Lodge in Liuwa Plains, Busanga Bush Camp or Chobe Safari Lodge.

Learn more about the Kavango Zambezi Conservation Area.

How to get there

Fly In

Fly into Livingstone’s Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport with British Airways, South African Airways or Kenya Airways.

It is essential that you purchase a KAZA Visa to reduce your visa costs.

On your arrival in Livingstone you will be met by your safari assistant who will assist you with your transfer to the Kazungula Border post. Here you will exit Zambia into Kasane in Botswana where you will be met and assisted with your luggage.

You will then be transferred by motorized boat to the Namibian Immigration Office, where you’ll get your passport stamped. Please wear comfortable shoes, a hat and sunscreen as there is a short walk to the immigration office.
When arriving at the Kasane and Namibian Immigration Offices guests needs to fill in the required immigration forms to gain access and departure permission from the relevant authorities. This process can take between 45 to 60 minutes to complete and needs to be considered in terms of timing and pre-planning when coming to stay on one of the houseboats or at the lodge.

For assistance with flights, get in touch with us, we’ll ensure your safari plans are seamless.

Included / Excluded

Included:

  • Accommodation
  • All meals
  • Local brand drinks
  • Guided water based game viewing
  • Fishing
  • Guided photographic safaris
  • cultural tour of a local village

Excluded:

  • Premium brand drinks
  • Domestic flights and transfers
  • Visa fees’
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Spa treatments
  • Travel insurance
  • Land based game drives
  • Community Development Levy

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