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Umbozha Houseboat

Umbozha Houseboat

There is no better way of enjoying Lake Kariba than from the decks of Umbozha – the flagship. Newly completed, it has been fitted to the highest standards of luxury, with cabin-space for 28 persons in five family cabins, two twin bedded cabins and two master suites with queen-size beds – all air conditioned.

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Standard Terms and Conditions

  • Dry-boat excluding fuel and catering.
  • Prices shown here are very much a guideline, contact us to discuss your specific requirements so that we can quote to your specific needs and in your preferred currency
  • Services are subject to availability

INCLUDED:

  • All accommodation, as specified on a sharing basis
  • Meals as specified
  • Activities as specified
  • Accommodation taxes, applicable Tourism Levies and Value Added Tax

EXCLUDED:

  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Any meals not specified
  • Any activities not specified
  • Unspecified park and entrance fees
  • Any scheduled flights
  • Fuel
  • Cancellation, baggage, medical and evacuation insurance

Boat Facilities
This vessel is equipped with spacious and fully air-conditioned lounge and dining areas, a 4m x 3m pool with shade and sun deck, 3 large external public deck areas and tender boats for water-based activities.

Included Activities
Sunrise and sunset cruises, fishing, game viewing by tender boat, beach barbecue and visits to a fishing village. (Please note: some activities may not be applicable depending on your location on the lake during the cruise).

 


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This is it Houseboat-Kariba

This is it Houseboat-Kariba

This Is It is a newly refurbished twin float pontoon boat

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She has 6 double, fully air-conditioned, enclosed, and en-suite cabins that can comfortably accommodate a maximum of 12 people.  Two of the cabins have their own private balcony areas.  The crew of 4, are trained to give you personalized service that will ensure that your stay on their boat is memorable.


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Shikra houseboat

Shikra houseboat

Shikra Houseboat is docked at Andora harbor on Lake Kariba. This lake is known as the most beautiful lake of Africa and was formerly the world’s largest man-made lake. This vessel can accommodate up to 40 passengers comfortably.All cabins are semi open plan with roll down canvas flaps and the top deck has a splash pool, bar area and spacious sun deck.Shikra is equipped with full sonar navigation for night travel so that the boat can traverse the entire lake.

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Standard Terms and Conditions

  • Prices are PER NIGHT for the hire of the WHOLE BOAT.  Depending on the season
  • Services are subject to availability

Price excluding fuel

Note:-  A professional guide can accompany the trip, for walking and general guiding from the tenders, this would be an additional fee


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$75

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Karabezi Houseboat-Kariba

Karabezi Houseboat-Kariba

The Karabezi’s name is a combination of “Kariba” and Zambezi”. With her 5 cabins, Karabezi is one of the most intimate of the Zambezi Cruise & Safarisfleet. All cabins have en-suite showers and water closet, except one which has a bathroom across the passage.

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Boat Facilities

This vessel is equipped with a fully air-conditioned lounge, a jacuzzi (seats 6), and tender boats for water-based activities.

Included Activities

Sunrise and sunset cruises, fishing, game viewing by tender boat, beach barbecue, and visits to a fishing village. (Please note: some activities may not be applicable depending on your location on the lake during the cruise).

·             Maximum 14 Pax (10 adults and 4 children)

Peak Season rates $136 per each person(wet rate)  ,$97 per each person (dry rate)


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Taipan Kariba Houseboat

Taipan Kariba Houseboat

Taipan is a 60 ft. double decked pontoon houseboat with 3 twin cabins that all open out onto the Lake. This makes for a pleasant atmosphere especially with a lake breeze blowing.

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Facilities

  • MAX PAX  10
  • CREW  2 crew (Captain, chef/deck hand)
  • CRUISING SPEED:  6 - 7 knots
  • CABINS  3 twin cabins with drop down sides onto the lake
  • AIR CONDITIONED:  No
  • TOILETS  
  • SHOWER  1 (there is also a cold water shower at the front of boat)
  • MOSQUITO NETS  in all cabins
  • LIMITED MATTRESSES   for those wishing to sleep on deck
  • ENTERTAINMENT   Darts board and board games.
  • KITCHEN  Fitted kitchen and dining area 
  • BRAAI   gas braai
  • COLD SPACE  3 deep freezers -1 large chest freezer for meats & ice etc, 1 small fridge/chiller for perishables + 1 Fridge for drinks on top deck.
  • POWER SUPPLY  There is a Generator on board to run all appliances during the day and an Invertor system to run fans and plug points at night.
  • CHILD FRIENDLY  Yes
  • POOL  Inflatable Splash Pool available


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This is It

This is It

THIS IS IT

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Facilities

  • 6 cabins – en-suite – air conditioned (2 Cabins have private balcony areas)
  • Inside lounge, dining bar area – air conditioned
  • Sound System, TV and DVD player
  • Outside plunge pool
  • Open top deck
  • 2  pontoon Tender boats (with shade cover)
  • Fully fitted kitchen
  • All linen, cutlery, crockery, glassware & kitchen utensils provided.
  • Captain, cook and 2 deckhands (4 CREW)
  • Boarding times: Board 12:00 noon  Disembark: 10:00amMoored at Lake View Harbour

All Information supplied on This Is It was correct at time of publishing

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Phillippa Houseboat-Kariba

Phillippa Houseboat-Kariba

Philippa is a well maintained 12 Pax child friendly pontoon houseboat comprising of 4 cabins all on the bottom deck. On the top deck there is a bar and large relaxing area with swimming pool under shaded frame.

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Facilities

  • MAX PAX:  12 guests.
  • CREW:  3 (Captain, Cook & Deck Hand)
  • CRUISING SPEED:  5 knots
  • CABINS:  2 double Bed cabins, 2 Twin bed cabin,Mattresses & Mosquito Nets provided for guests who wish to sleep on the top deck.
  • LINEN:  All linen provided, Swimming Towels are not provided
  • TOILETS:  2
  • SHOWERS:  2
  • AIR CONDITIONING:  No
  • MIST SPRAY on top deck
  • FANS & INVERTER:  24 Hr Lights and Fans from Battery/Inverter System
  • BRAAI:  Gas Braai on top deck and gas is supplied.
  • DRINKING WATER:  Reverse Osmosis Water Purifier
  • KITCHEN:  Fully equipped kitchen with generator run chest freezer, refrigerator and gas oven
  • GENERATOR:  to run all appliances.
  • POOL:  Splash pool on board with a shade frame.
  • CHILD FRIENDLY:  yes
  • All linen, cutlery, crockery, glassware & kitchen utensils provided.
  • Rates include:

    • Houseboat and tender boat hire
    • Crew
    • All linen and mosquito nets
    • All cleaning materials which include, Dish washing liquid, Handy Andy and Toilet Cleaner
    • Toilet Paper and Guest Soap

    Rates Exclude:

    • All fuel and outboard oil (the main vessel, tender boats and generators will be full before departure- on return to harbour at the end of the trip you will be required to re-fuel these and settle in USD cash at that time)
    • Fuel consumption is approximately 75 litres per night for the main vessel and 20 litres per tender per night
    • All meals, drinks, condiments, serviettes, and personal toiletries etc.
    • Fishing equipment and bait
    • Ice (recommended 4 blocks per day during winter and 5 blocks per day in the summer months)
    • Swimming towels
    • National Parks lake usage and fishing fees
    • First aid kit
    • Vehicle parking fees
    • Crew gratuities


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$35

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Ponty houseboat

Ponty houseboat

The Ponty Houseboat is a 16m monohull houseboat

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Facilities

generator provides 220Volts of electrical power to operate the fridge and 4freezers when the boat is out on the river. The generator will only be run for a couple of hours when clients are out fishing in the day.

A 12 Volt C. Tech Battery system runs the lighting and plugs on the boat.

Hot water is provided by use of a gas geyser.

The large kitchen consists of a 5 plate gas stove, fridge and freezer and large working area. Hot and cold water.

Adjoined to the kitchen is an open plan lounge area suitable to have meals if the weather is a bit cold.

Upstairs there is a spacious deck which is ¾ covered with a shade port.

Plunge pool

We do provide water free on the boat but this is from the lake and is treated . It is fine to drink but has a different taste. We can purchase bottled water on request here in Binga. It is about $10 for a pack of 24, 500ml bottles. Ice is provided free of charge. We provide drinking ice and large blocks to keep your drinks cold.

The tender boat – Little Ponty 1 and Little Ponty 2 are twin hulled raft powered by a 40HP and 30HP Mariner outboard motor, towed by the Houseboat. They seat 5 to 6 people and allow clients to go fishing and game viewing in shallower waters. Only the licensed staff are allowed to drive the tender boats. The Little Ponty does have a sun roof which can be lifted on those hot days or dropped down.

The crew consists of a Captain, Chef and Deckhand who have their own quarters and ablution facilities. Please advise them of your daily routine and meal times. They will attend to all your needs. On arrival to The Ponty Houseboat the staff will be willing to show you all the switches etc and how everything works. Please ask for advice. Please ensure that the crew do get a rest period during the day and are not kept up too late at night. There is no laundry service on the boat but the crew will assist should it be necessary.

Ponty can cater to your catering needs, and your trips can either be Self catered or catered. The chef will prepare fish snacks or a full fish meal with the catch of the day. Please ask, the chef will cook whatever your heart desires. He can bake bread and rolls. Remember to bring plain flour, yeast and oil.

The Ponty crew and owners of the boat will meet and greet clients on arrival. The crew will transfer all luggage, food and drinks etc onto the Ponty. Free, shady, safe parking for clients vehicles at the owners home.

The Ponty can organise ice at a cost of $5 per bag. Worms at $5 a box. Fishing rods, bait, tackle and all your drinks can be ordered on request to the Ponty owners.


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$49

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Tantalika Houseboat

Tantalika Houseboat

Tantalika is a 45ft. child friendly pontoon houseboat, with a capacity of 10 passengers. It is owner run in Kariba and therefore is a very well maintained and operated vessel as well as being chartered fuel inclusive making it excellent value for money.

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Facilities

  • MAX PAX  8 for comfort, 10 Max (6 in cabins and 4 upstairs)
  • CREW  3 crew (Captain, chef and deck hand)
  • CRUISING SPEED  7 knots
  • FUEL  Dry Boat
  • CABINS  4  (2 double cabins and 2 twin cabins all with mosquito nets), they all have Sliding doors opening onto the lake 
  • STAIRS to the top deck have hand rails and are very secure
  • AIR CONDITIONED  Cabins Only but there are battery operated fans.  Please Note: During the hot months the Generator will from from 10pm to 6am and 2 hrs during lunch time.
  • SHOWERS  2
  • TOILETS 2
  • EXTRA BEDDING and mosquito nets for those sleeping on deck
  • FITTED KITCHEN with ample refrigeration
  • BRAAI  Wood braai on boat
  • POWER SUPPLY:  220V supply when generator is running.
  • PLUG POINTS  Clients are advised to bring adaptors for both square and round
  • TOP DECK  Spacious top deck, dining and bar area
  • ENTERTAINMENT  CD player on board and is compatible with smartphones/USB Port/1 RCA Preout/Aux In (Clients to bring their own docking stations if required.)
  • SPLASH POOL and SWIMMING CAGE AT THE REAR OF BOAT
  • CHILD FRIENDLY  Yes

Extra Facilities

There are new CD players which are compatible with smartphones and have USB port and have 1 RCA Pre-Out and Aux In.


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Big Daddy Houseboat

Big Daddy Houseboat

The vessel accommodates 8 guests in 4 air-conditioned en-suite cabins. The cabins are situated in the middle deck and displayed as: 1 Double en-suite and 3 Twin en-suite cabins. All cabins are fitted with air-condition and mosquito net and equipped with shower, toilet and a hand basin.

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Houseboat Type: Pontoon Houseboat
Number of Cabins: 4 Luxury Cabins (1 DBL and 3 Twin), all en-suite with showers
Max Passengers: 8 Guests in Cabins 
Our Opinion: Houseboat with a 3-Star Raiting
Charter (from): On Request
Harbor: Marinaland, Kariba
Catering: Comfortable lounge, bar with DSTV. Dining area on top deck under canopy
Child Policy 8 years and above recommended for safety reasons
Facilities on Board: Large bar - Plunge Pool - Tender Boats
Activities on Board: 
2 Tender Boats: 1 Large pontoon that can seat 8 & 1 sporter tender for 5 guests. Both can be used  for fishing and  game viewing, bird watching, photography and videography, relaxation, reading and board games, sunbathing
Air Conditioning: Lounge & Cabins Fully Air-Conditioned  


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$180

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Osprey Houseboats

Osprey Houseboats

The vessel accommodates 8 guests in 4 air-conditioned en-suite cabins. The cabins are situated in the middle deck and displayed as: 1 Double en-suite and 3 Twin en-suite cabins. All cabins are fitted with air-condition and mosquito net and equipped with shower, toilet and a hand basin.

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OSPREY is a spacious 90ft Houseboat
MAX NUMBER OF PASSENGERS: 26
CABIN CAPACITY FOR 26 PASSENGERS
Wheelchair Friendly
Pool
4 bathrooms


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Deck-Aid houseboat

Deck-Aid houseboat

DECK-AID is a basic but comfortable and spacious barge type hull houseboat.

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Facilities

  • 3 Double Cabins – en-suite
  • 1 Cabin with 4 beds
  • 1 Cabin with 2 sets of bunks beds (total 4 beds)
  • Separate Bathroom
  • Mosquito nets provided for all guests
  • 1HP Generator
  • Inside and top deck dining areas
  • Splash pool on the top deck
  • 2 Tender boats (12 seater pontoon / 90HP Calypso)
  • Fully fitted kitchen
  • All linen, cutlery, crockery, glassware & kitchen utensils provided.
  • Captain, cook and deckhand (3 CREW)
  • Boarding times: Board 12:00 noon Disembark: 09:30am
  • Moored at Marineland Harbour


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Peregrine

Peregrine

Peregrine houseboat is a comfortable and spacious 65 ft pontoon houseboat.

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Facilities

MAX PAX:  Capacity for 16 passengers comfortably

CREW:  4 (Captain, Chef & 2 Deckhands)

CRUISING SPEED:  8 - 9 knots

CABINS:  6 cabins with 2 beds in each which can convert to double beds

AIR CONDITIONING:  No, but there are fans

BATHROOMS:  2 bathrooms (shower, toilet, wash basin with gas geyser)

SWIMMING FACILITIES:  Splash Pool with filter system on Bermuda deck

KITCHEN:  Fully equipped Galley with 4 deep freezers and Fridge.

BAR  X DINING AREA:  On top deck. Radio with speakers (usb, aux & blue tooth), please bring your own music, cables & adapters.  There is also a dart board, but please bring your own darts.

POWER SUPPLY:  12 v lighting powered by solar panels - Lights and Appliances fully solar powered.

PLUG POINTS:  Square, clients must take own adapters if necessary

GENERATOR: Petrol 5 kv Generator(for back up only)  

SAFE:  There is a combination safe on board for valuables.

CHILD FRIENDLY:  Yes

BRAAI ON BOARD - Boma fireplace and weber braai on top deck

SAFETY EQUIPMENT: ship to shore radio, 12 x 12 man life rafts, life rings, life jackets, fire ext.


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Lady May Houseboat

Lady May Houseboat

The Lady May Houseboat is a top of the range Mono-Hull Cruiser, possibly the most luxurious in her category. Decorated with interior pine paneling, she is the Lady of the Lake. Beautiful and sleek, spacious and comfortable, fully air-conditioned with finishing and furnishings

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Facilities

  • Moored at Kariba Breezers Marina
  • Maximum 12 guests – Cabin capacity for 8 guests
  • 2 Double Cabins en suite AIR CONDITIONED
  • 1 Twin Cabin en suite AIR CONDITIONED
  • 1 Bunk Cabin AIR CONDITIONED
  • Separate Shower and Toilet
  • Air Con Salon and Dining Room
  • TV, DVD and Docking Station
  • Cold Water Jacuzzi on the top deck
  • 2 tender boats – CREW DRIVEN ONLY
  • Fully fitted kitchen
  • All linen, cutlery, crockery, glassware & kitchen utensils provided.
  • Captain, cook and deckhand (3 CREW)
  • Boarding times: Board 12:00 noon Disembark: 09:30am


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$88

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Sahwira Houseboat

Sahwira Houseboat

Sahwira is a pontoon type houseboat which is newly built. She is spacious and fully equipped to ensure a comfortable and memorable trip on Kariba.

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Facilities

  • CREW  5 crew comprising Captain, chef and 3 deckhands
  • MAX PAX  26
  • CRUISING SPEED  5 knots
  • FUEL  Dry
  • CABINS  13 cabins (11 x downstairs with fans, 2 executive rooms upstairs with aircon) all ensuite
  • AIR CONDITIONING:  Executive Cabins Only and the downstairs cabins have battery operated fans.  Please Note:  During the hot months the Aircons will now run from 10pm to 6am and 2 hrs during lunch time.
  • TOILETS  13 toilets
  • SHOWERS  13 showers
  • POWER  220V power supply and 2 x diesel generators plus a back-up invertor system
  • PLUG POINTS  Clients are asked to bring their own adaptors both round and square
  • BAR  Upper Deck has teak bar counters and stools, sink, ice maker, under bar counter fridges, deep free and deluxe sound system with 6 speakers
  • ENTERTAINMENT  There is no TV but the sound system has an AUX connection for Cell Phone and can take a Flash Stick
  • FULLY EQUIPPED GALLEY  with ample refrigeration, two pantries, store rooms, full sized gas range and oven and microwave
  • WATER: Sahwira is on a osmosis filtering system . BUT  best clients bring drinking water to be on the safe side 
  • POOL  Splash pool on upper deck
  • CHILD FRIENDLY  Yes
  • BRAAI BBQ Grill


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Sundowner houseboat

Sundowner houseboat

SUNDOWNER is a well laid out 22ft Houseboat

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Facilities

  • Moored at CMED Harbor
    Maximum 20 guests – Cabin capacity for 8 guests
  • 1 Cabin en-suite (can be double or twin beds)
  • 1 Double Cabin AIR CONDITIONED
  • 2 Cabins sharing en-suite (can be double or twin beds)
  • ALL CABINS ARE AIR CONITIONED
  • The generator is almost silent so during the hot months it will run the air conditioners from 10pm – 6am and 2 hours at lunchtime
  • Cabins have sliding doors out onto the lake
  • 8 fitted single beds upstairs
  • Cupboards downstairs for those sleeping upstairs
  • 1 Separate Shower and handbasin
  • 1 Separate toilet and handbasin
  • Covered deck with dining area and bar
  • Connections for ipods and mp3 players
  • Dart Board downstairs & seating area facing the swimming cage
  • Splash pool
  • 2 tender boats – CREW DRIVEN ONLY
  • Fully fitted kitchen – all utensils provided
  • Captain, cook and deckhand (3 CREW)
  • Boarding times: Board 12:00 noon Disembark: 09:30am


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What A Pleasure Houseboat

What A Pleasure Houseboat

WHAT A PLEASURE is a comfortable pontoon

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What A Pleasure Houseboat is 65-foot pontoon located on the shore of Lake Kariba.10 guest ,3 bedrooms ,5 beds,2 bathrooms. It is child friendly and it offers guests a comfortable and spacious stay. The houseboat consists of three cabins, two of which offer double beds, while the third has two single beds. The rooms share the use of a bathroom with a shower a separate toilet. The crew consists of a captain, a cook and deckhand who have separate facilities. Guests need to bring their own food, which the chef will prepare for them, and an all-inclusive option is available on request.


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