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Meet a driver at your hotel on the Zimbabwe side of Victoria Falls, then travel to the edge of the Zambezi River to board spacious river boat. 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, with 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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Zambezi Explorer
Watch a Zambezi River sunset on a cocktail cruise that's timed to see wildlife gathering by the riverbanks at dusk. Door-to-door transport from Victoria Falls hotels ensures a smooth experience from beginning to end, and the optional upgrade features top-deck seating, gourmet snacks, and premium drinks throughout the cruise.
  • Cruise the river at the ideal time for active wildlife
  • Enjoy cooler temperatures in the early evening 
  • Included appetizers and drinks end the day in style
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off at Victoria Falls hotels
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Awesome activity pairing!

The new 'pot and cruise' combination activity offered by the Zambezi Explorer group is quite brilliant... We got to the jetty a few hours before the masses arrive for the sunset cruises and were taught how to make a poijtie pot stew by Mike, the...More

Thank NicholasMilne
Reviewed 4 July 2018
African Sunset

Drinks included in the price as well as great snacks. lots of space to sit down and enjoy the relaxing trip while experiencing an amazing sunset.

Thank hellenictravel2018
Reviewed 29 April 2018
great food, beautiful views

The sunset dinner cruise on the Zambezi was a perfect end to our very busy time in Africa. We had a rainy evening so the sunset was not very spectacular, however the food was superb, the staff was attentive and the drinks were top shelf....More

Thank swimmom92
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile
Amazing end to Victoria Falls holiday

Having spent the day walking around Victoria Falls and then relaxing at our lodge we were looking forward to an evening on the river and were not disappointed. The ticket includes pick up/drop off to your accommodation which was on time and supported by professional...More

Thank AndyJR85
Reviewed 8 April 2018
Spectacular way to enjoy the sunset

This was a relaxing and highly enjoyable way to spend the afternoon. The boat was nicely furnished and very comfortable (we were on the second level), the staff were friendly and attentive and the captain made sure to get close to the hippos and gave...More

Thank KarinaWe
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