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Zambezi Explorer

Zambezi Explorer Jetty, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
+263 13 42475
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Dinner Cruise on the Zambezi River
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The Zambezi Explorer Cruise Company has a fleet of four vessels offering a variety of experiences and Cruises in Victoria Falls. The flagship vessel is the luxurious Zambezi Explorer, which offers Eco-friendly cruises, as facilities on board are entirely solar powered and include WiFi and wheelchair accessibility. The Zambezi Explorer boasts three decks with a total capacity of 150 guests. The Signature deck offers a VIP cruise with gourmet hors d’oeuvres and premium beverages. The two lower decks provide guests with a five star cruise offering a wide range of snacks and drinks. The Zambezi Explorer Cruise Company vessels are available for Sunrise, Breakfast, Lunch, Sunset and Dinner Cruises in Victoria Falls, as well as Corporate Conferences, Weddings and Specialized Functions.
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  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“dinner cruise” (26 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Zambezi Explorer Jetty, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
+263 13 42475
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I must admit I am usually disappointed with "dinner cruises" (very expensive with average food and wine) but this dinner cruise is certainly not that. We had the most fabulous evening, it was our last night in Africa after nearly a month and this was...More

Thank Lindy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the sunset cruise and thoroughly enjoyed it - the boat was large (we were on the top deck, with free flow of drinks and snacks) and safe. The boat crew were very professional and did a great job of briefing us before and...More

Thank SNottIN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the dinner cruise & were on the reflections boat. The food was incredible. For the main we had fillet steak and it was probably one of the best fillet steaks I've ever had; so tender & so much flavour!! The alcoholic drinks...More

Thank Rachelforsyth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So I heard that the steak for the dinner cruise was amazing. As a vegetarian, it was really kind that they did prepare a special meal for me. Unfortunately the vegetarian meal was subpar. The mushroom risotto was overcooked in parts and undercooked in others....More

Thank Emma L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Dinner Cruise at the Signature Deck is the very best way to enjoy the sun going down! Fingerfood was server ! Then most of the passengers leave and only the dinner guests stay on board! laterns gave romantic light for an excellent dinner. stars...More

Thank aycto
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot say enough wonderful things about the sunset dinner cruise. I was treated like royalty. Before even getting in the boat, you are handed a cool, moist towel to wipe your hands with, then handed a cold glass of orange flavored tea with limes...More

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The river trip on this 3 open deck house boat on the Zambezi above the falls was an element of the tour I had arranged with Jacada Travel. I went with modest expectations but was blown away. The "first class" deck was on top. There...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Congratulations to the staff and crew who took us out last night for a wonderful sunset dinner and cruise. You did an exceptional job which made our evening so enjoyable and seamless. The food was outstanding along with the accompanying wines. Sunset was spectacular. It...More

1  Thank Paula P
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We were promptly picked up by Wild Horizons for this Zambezi Sunset Cruise. It is an ideal way to end an eventful day in Vic Falls, to unwind, relax in the timeless environment. We saw Hippo's, birds and a sunset with complimentary sundowner, drinks and...More

Thank Ronel V
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

I had the best time ever in the cruise as the staff there were very friendly and they were very knowledgeable about the environment, the snacks were well prepared and the staff made sure that all the passagers always had a drink. I'm really happy...More

Thank Kriel Tafadzwa K
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Hi, Are there life boats on board? Thanks
25 June 2017|
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Response from Christine F | Reviewed this property |
None of the boats on the Zambezi River are big enough to have lifeboats or rafts. The boat I was on only had capacity for about a dozen people. It was more like a pontune boat. It did have life jackets.
Where does one book, & what are the costs?
3 April 2017|
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Response from Bjoern C | Reviewed this property |
We booked through an agency, but our hotel would have done it as well. Try your hotel.
what is the dress code for Zambezi reflections dinner cruise?
3 January 2017|
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Response from AnnS12Gravesend | Reviewed this property |
Casual smart, long trousers and a jumper if cold season as can get chilly later on. Cruise was great fun and good food.