Location: Chobe River, Botswana
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The Zambezi Queen is based on the shores of the Caprivi Strip, and is within a few kilometers of where the borders of Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana and Nambia all meet. The Zambezi Queen, although a unique African experience, has the sophistication and elegance of 5 star luxury, and operates along the Chobe River located between Botswana and Namibia.


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Relax on deck

About the Zambezi Queen

Based on the Chobe River, the Zambezi Queen It is a very special experience to witness the life of the wild, both in the water, and on the river banks, from the haven and luxury of the Zambezi Queen.


The Chobe River has two seasons:

  • Summer: October – March – The rain begins in October and end in March.  The hottest weather is before the rains start in October with 40 degree C temperatures.  So expect dramatic thunderstorms most afternoons during this time with hot days.
  • Winter: April – September – The days are dry and warm with evenings cooler.  There is virtually no rain at this time of the year.
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One of the luxury suites aboard the Zambezi Queen


There are a total of 14 plush suites on board the Zambezi Queen situated on the first and second levels. These comprise 10 Suites with small private balconies and 4 Master Suites all of which have a large balcony and interior. Because of the limitations regarding power, the suites are not air conditioned but have shutters on the outer edge of the deck and fans to cool and circulate the air throughout your cabin suite.

Activities and Attractions on board the Zambezi Queen

  • Air conditioned top deck is where everyone gathers to enjoy their meals.
  • Sun bathing area with plunge swimming pool situated on the top deck with unobstructed views over the surrounding banks of the Chobe River
  • Top deck also has a bar and the living area has a library of books, games, binoculars and a telescope.
  • Water-based game viewing in the on-board smaller boats to view the prolific amount of wildlife.
  • Land based 4 x 4 game viewing into the Chobe Game Reserve to spot the Big Five
  • Tiger and bream fishing in season.
  • Birdwatching
  • Land based cultural tour of a local village
  • Boma dinner enjoyed on the banks of the Chobe River
  • Watching the sun setting over the Chobe River while sipping on an ice cold glass of top South African wine.
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Game viewing on the pool deck



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Greatest Africa was founded in the Greater Cape Area of South Africa, and offers private wine tours in the exquisite Cape Region. Our exclusive tours are guided by boutique wine producer Richard Hilton, of Richard Hilton Vineyards, who is also the founder and MD of Greatest Africa.

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Zambezi Queen Safari

Zambezi Queen Bar

Zambezi Queen Bar