Once in a lifetime Victoria Falls Holiday journey

5 Day Victoria Falls and Chobe River Cruise

Experience some of Africa's biggest wonders like the mighty Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe as well as a cruise in Botswana's famed Chobe River on this 5 Day Victoria Falls and Chobe River Cruise Package. The Chobe Princess house boats offer a romantic and intimate river safari experience whilst enjoying the many sights of wildlife and soaking up the surrounding tranquillity.

With just under a 3-hour flight to the Victoria Falls from Cape Town and an hour and half from Johannesburg, this 5 Day Victoria Falls and Chobe River Cruise package makes the ideal short break for South Africans and international travellers alike. Visitors to these beautiful destinations enjoy the constantly changing wilderness and wildlife scenery while floating down the extraordinary Chobe River. The first portion of this trip is spent at a centrally and well-located hotel in the town of Victoria Falls where it is only a short walk to the Falls. After your stay at the Vic Falls you will be transferred by road to Kasane in Botswana where you will board the Chobe Princess houseboat.  Enjoy the warm hospitality from the friendly staff with attention complimented by tasty meals on board. A Chobe River Cruise means real photographic African game viewing on family, honeymoon or Business adventures.

The Victoria Falls and Chobe River Cruise Package includes:

  • All transfers between airports and lodge/houseboats.
  • 2 Nights' accommodation in Victoria Falls
  • 2 Nights stay onboard Chobe Princess.
  • All meals, local drinks & scheduled activities (while cruising)

Onboard the Chobe Princess Safari-Boat, all meals, beers, wine, soft drinks and scheduled activities included.
This cruise is also available in 3-night and 4-night variations.

We tailor-made holiday getaways from Travel Centers like Cape Town, Johannesburg Durban, Port Elizabeth, neighbouring countries including Namibia, Mozambique and all worldwide tourist destinations. Contact our experienced travel consultants for a customized trip.


Most Meals Included

5 Days / 4 Nights
Zimbabwe & Botswana

Victoria Falls & Chobe Safari Cruise

4 Night Victoria Falls & Chobe River Package
  Southern African
Residents (SADC)
Jan 2023 - Feb 2023 R 15,990 pp sharing US$ 1,383 pp sharing
Mar 2023 R 15,990 pp sharing US$ 1,697 pp sharing
Apr 2023 - Nov 2023 R 21,255 pp sharing US$ 1,697 pp sharing
Dec 2023 R 16,880 pp sharing US$ 1,383 pp sharing
*Rates above exclude flights, which can be added
Optional - Add Flights ex JNB
Jan 2023 - Dec 2023 From R 8,225 pp  From US$ 472 pp

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Package includes:

  • All transfers (Airport-Lodge-Houseboat-Airport)
  • 2 Nights' accommodation at A'Zambezi River Lodge on B&B basis
  • 2 Nights' accommodation onboard Chobe Princess on all-inclusive basis

Chobe Princess Cruise includes:

  • All meals, soft drinks, mineral water, coffee, tea and local beer & wine
  • Guided water-based game viewing and birding
  • Guided water-based fishing (all fishing is strictly catch and release)*
  • Guided (non-professional) water-based photographic safari**
  • Guided cultural tour of a local village

Child Policy:

  • Children from age 7 are welcome on board the Chobe Princess
  • Only one child between the ages of 7 and 12 can share a cabin with two adults. This is limited to one cabin per night per houseboat and is subject to availability at time of reservation
  • Contact us for child rates

Package excludes:

  • Flights (optional)
  • Park fees on activities in Victoria Falls
  • Community development levy (ZAR 90 per person per night).
  • A land-based 4x4 game drive in Botswana's Chobe National Park
  • Travel Insurance (compulsory)
  • Visas (Not required for South African Passport holders)
  • Malaria Risk

Prices are subject to change due to airfare increases, currency exchange, fluctuations and any unforeseen circumstances, without prior notice.


Day 1 - Arrival in Victoria Falls
Upon arrival in Victoria Falls airport, you will meet your driver who will take you to your accommodation near the falls. The next two nights are spent in the town of Victoria Falls.

Here you can partake in some of the many activities on offer ranging from guided tours to safaris and fun-filled adrenaline activities. See the activities section for more information. We can suggest a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River this first evening to unwind after your flight (optional extra).

Day 2 - Free day in Victoria Falls (B)
Today you have a second free day to explore the town and the adventures that it offers. We recommend joining a guided tour of the falls or an exciting micro flight or helicopter flight for the most amazing view of the roaring curtain of falling water (optional extras).

To end of your day, we suggest the Boma Dinner experience. This exciting activity offers unique cultural show with a delicious dinner that will leave a lasting memory.

Day 3 - Victoria Falls to Chobe River (B/L/D)
Your driver will collect you this morning and take you across the border to board the Chobe Princess. 

After boarding the houseboat, a brief introduction with lunch and snacks will follow. The remainder of the day will be at your own leisure. A 3-course dinner will be served in the evening.

Day 4 - Chobe River Cruise (B/L/D)
Your day starts with a scrumptious breakfast as the boat navigates the winding waterways. Explore the spectacular Chobe River with an experienced guide, getting up close and personal to the wildlife and birdlife of the area. Activities available while on board includes an exciting river safari or fishing excursion. A 3-course dinner will be served at 19h30.

Day 5 - Depart Chobe (B)
After breakfast, you will disembark and be transferred by road to Kasane Airport, where you will meet your onward flight back home.

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Activities US$ SA Rand
Estimate / Subject to ROE
Zambezi Cruises    
Sunset Cruise $45 pp R 790 pp
Dinner & Show    
Boma Dinner Experience
Incl. Hotel Pick up
$ 67 pp R 1,175 pp
Guided Tours    
Tour of the Falls
Excl. Park fees of $20-40 pp
$ 25 pp R 440 pp
Tour of Zambian Side of Falls
Excl. Park fees of $20-40 pp
$ 60 pp R 1,050 pp
Traditional Village Tour
Min 4 people
$ 55 pp R 965 pp
Historical Bridge Tour $ 68 pp R 1,190 pp
Batoka Gorge Hike & Ndebele Village Tour $ 95 pp R 1,665 pp
Scenic Flights    
12 Minute Flight of the Angels
Excl. Fuel Surcharge of $15 pp
$ 150 pp R 2,625 pp
25 Minute Zambezi Spectacular
Excl. Fuel Surcharge of $15 pp
$ 284 pp R 4,970 pp
Safari Activities    
Half Day Chobe Day Trip
Lunch Included
$ 152 pp R 2,660 pp
Full Day Chobe Day Trip
Lunch Included
$ 180 pp R 3,150 pp
Safari Nature Walk (Zambezi NP) $ 99 pp R 1,735 pp
Game Drive (Zambezi NP) $ 70 pp R 1,225 pp
Night Drive + Bush Dinner (Zambezi NP) $ 119 pp R 2,085 pp
Bridge Activities    
Solo Bunjee Jump (111m) $ 168 pp R 2,940 pp
Bridge Slide $ 48 pp R 840 pp
Bridge Swing $ 168 pp R 2,940 pp
Big Air Experience
(Bungee, Bridge Swing, Bridge Slide)
$ 230 pp R 4,025 pp
Water-based Activities    
One Day Rafting
Excl. Park fee of $ 10 pp / Overnight trips available
$ 126 pp R 2,205 pp
Adventure Jetboat
Dec - Sep
$ 110 pp R 1,925 pp
Livingstone Island, AKA 'Devils Pool' 
Seasonal Activity
$ 120 pp R 2,100 pp
Fishing Excursion
Min 2 people
$ 130 pp R 2,275 pp

*All rates above are subject to increases by the operator


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