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Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River - with unbiased reviews

Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River

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Watch a Zambezi River sunset from a cocktail cruise that is timed for you to see wildlife gathering by the riverbanks at dusk. Door-to-door transport from Victoria Falls hotels ensures a relaxing experience from beginning to end. An optional upgrade offers top-deck seating, gourmet snacks, and premium drinks throughout the cruise.
  • Cruise the Zambezi River at sunset, the ideal time to see active wildlife
  • Experience cooler temperatures in the early evening 
  • Enjoy included appetizers and drinks or upgrade to gourmet service
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off at Victoria Falls hotels
What to Expect
Meet a driver at your hotel on the Zimbabwe side of Victoria Falls, and then travel to the edge of the Zambezi River to board a spacious riverboat. Grab a drink and a snack from the bar as the setting sun illuminates the surrounding countryside, and watch for animals drinking at the edge of the water. It’s common to spot hippos, giraffes, crocodiles, zebras, and many species of birds in soft light that’s great for photography or just enjoying the view. You’ll see the first stars appear over the Zambezi River by the end of the cruise, and finish the night with drop-off at your original departure point.
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Important Information
  • Beverages
  • Snacks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • National Parks Fees ($10 payable locally)
  • Visa fees if applicable
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Additional Info
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off is included from Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe based hotels only
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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andrew d wrote a review Nov 2019
120 contributions42 helpful votes
we were a group of 12 on a tour thru SA. this cruise was a part of that tour. boat was clean and safe looking, three decks. we had the middle deck complete with server and bartender and of course sailing staff. we had some great appetizers and drinks. we saw some wildlife in and
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Date of experience: November 2019
Julius T wrote a review Nov 2019
17 contributions
The boats are quite spacious even though there were quite a few people. We never felt cramped. There was a free open bar and nice snacks. The boat ride wasn’t rough at all so it was a very relaxing trip. Our captain was hilarious and we got to see lots of hippos and a variety of
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flomap wrote a review Oct 2019
107 contributions42 helpful votes
The Signature Deck was very nice with cocktails and excellent Hors d'oeuvres. We had an unexpected sighting of an elephant on a small island in the river and numerous bird sightings including 3 African Fish Eagles. There were hippos in the water near the shore. It was a most
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Date of experience: September 2019
Nadine S wrote a review Oct 2019
14 contributions
When our travel agent recommended booking the Signature Deck River Cruise... I thought "Mmmm a little pretentious for me"... couldn't have been happier that we did. 22 of us travelled on our daughter's "Buddymoon" to Hwange National Parks and the Vic Falls and all of us agreed
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Larry272 wrote a review Sep 2019
14 contributions2 helpful votes
The whole experience was a total contrast to our helicopter fight and then walk around Victoria Falls. The food and beverages flowed freely and the sunset was beautiful. A very peaceful and relaxing end to a great day.
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Date of experience: May 2019
Response from Johnnymac1012, Director at Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River
Responded 3 Sep 2019
Hi Larry, thank you for your kind review, we always appreciate feedback. We are so glad you enjoyed your cruise. John
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Key Details
  • Zambezi River, Zambezi Explorer
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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