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Wild Horizons Zambezi River Cruises

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Address: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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+263 13 44571
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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A great way to relax while seeing some wildlife in the water plus a great African sunset

A tranquil river cruise along the Zambezi .we were lucky to see a hippo family relaxing in the river and a large herd of elephant frolicking down stream . We witnessed a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
shaligun28
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If I knew it was a leisurely cruise I would have enjoyed it but woman at Wild Horizons office told us we would approach the falls and should be sure to wear water proof gear. None the less the staff were very friendly on the boat, good snacks and open bar. Saw some hippos too.

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Thank Aydupreez
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Zambezi River Cruises, responded to this review

Dear Ay Du Preez Thank you very much for the review. We are so surprised to hear that the lady at the office told you that you would be approaching the Falls and would get wet! It would be very helpful if you could remember her name and advise us, as we need to ensure that this does not happen... More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A tranquil river cruise along the Zambezi .we were lucky to see a hippo family relaxing in the river and a large herd of elephant frolicking down stream . We witnessed a breathtaking sunset ..we were offered a wide range of alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages and and array of great snacks.a well organised cruise.try sitting on the upper deck

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Zambezi River Cruises, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for writing a review about your cruise. We are delighted that you had such a wonderful experience - not only seeing a magnificent sunset but having such special game viewing too. Thank you for your kind words about the food and drinks - these shall be passed onto our chef and staff. With kind... More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a beautiful sunset cruise down the Zambezi. We not only saw a beautiful sunset, we also saw elephants and hippos. It was a great way to enjoy the evening.

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Zambezi River Cruises, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your cruise so much. It certainly is the best way of spending an evening - cruising down that beautiful river watching the sunset and the wildlife! With kind regards Wild Horizons Zambezi River Cruises More 

Marblehead, Massachusetts
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201 reviews
102 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes, that is exactly the highlight of the Zambezi River Cruise during sunset. The water was tranquil, the breeze was gentle. And the siting of birds of every kind was amazing. In addition, the hippos were active along the river banks, peeking through and frolicking without care. It was a dramatic 2 hours cruise; one that got you excited because... More 

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Zambezi River Cruises, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you taking the time to a review. We love to hear how much guests have enjoyed their cruise with us. The Zambezi River is such a beautiful river and we love to share this with our guests. How awesome for you that you could experience a beautiful Zambezi sunset as well as the rising moon! With kind... More 

Hiawassee, Georgia
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150 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A week in Victoria Falls, and all of our pre-bookings were completed through Wild Horizons. Having traveled extensively on this planet, Wild Horizons, I can say, is easily the best orchestrated travel service to be known. Not a single flaw in their execution all week!

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Thank DDStovall
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Zambezi River Cruises, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for such a wonderful review! We are absolutely thrilled to hear that your stay with us was so amazing and that we could provide you with such great service. Our staff take great pride in providing our guests with their best experience and we are so pleased that we could do this for you.... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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104 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

One thing we've learnt in Vic Falls, never ask the locals to predict if it would rain. According to them it never does and accordingly, they never cancel a cruise. So we ended up cruising the Zambezi under torrential rains and heavy thunder clouds. It was our first night so we still managed to stay upbeat and enjoy the grandeur... More 

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Thank Laila S
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Zambezi River Cruises, responded to this review

Dear Laila Thank you for your review. We apologize that your cruise was rather spoiled by the weather. It is unusual for it to rain at this time of the year and unfortunate that you did not to get to experience a Zambezi sunset. However, we are glad that you could still experience the grandeur of the river. With kind... More 

australia
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95 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our sunset cruise. Yes the snacks were cold but we didn't go to eat. Drinks flowed and service was great. Staff were very friendly and attentive. As with all such things wildlife can be fickle but we were very lucky. We saw elephants wandering along the bank, a crocodile and watched the amazing hippos at play. The... More 

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Zambezi River Cruises, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your lovely review on Trip Advisor! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed all aspects of the cruise so much. The Zambezi River certainly is a relaxing, magnificent river and we are so pleased that could spend time on it with our dedicated and knowledgeable staff, and of course that you were... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Probably should have known better. Chicken wings served cold in Zimbabwe - not a good choice. The river itself is majestic but the cruise is uninformative. Otherwise, safe and well organised.

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Zambezi River Cruises, responded to this review

Dear Chris Thank you for your review. We are very sorry to hear that the snacks were so disappointing on your cruise and that the staff on the cruise were not informative. Your complaints have been forwarded to both the manager, the captain and the chef for their perusal. We are pleased to hear that you found it safe and... More 

Norfolk, Virginia
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63 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I would recommend an evening sunset cruise. It was a wonderful way to see the elephants, hippos and birds while enjoying drinks and a perfect sunset.

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Thank ConstantTraveler28
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Zambezi River Cruises, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your cruise along the Zambezi River so much. It really is very relaxing to cruise peacefully along the mighty Zambezi! Thank you for your recommendation. With kind regards Wild Horizons Zambezi River Cruises More 

Burkesville, Kentucky
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152 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

a relaxing way to spend the evening watching for game. you always see hippos and crocs, sometimes other animals, but not so much in rainy season. Drinks are included.

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Thank rtwilson1
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Zambezi River Cruises, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your cruise with Wild Horizons so much and that you saw some game. We would love to welcome you back again one day. With kind regards Wild Horizons Zambezi River Cruises More 

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