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African Queen River Cruise

Royal Landing jetty | on the Zambezi River, Livingstone 20100, Zambia
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Gentle trip down the Zambezi, beautiful sunset

We were advised to do this sunset cruise by our hotel and it was ideal for us. Cruising down the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kittycat_supreme
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High Wycombe, bucks
Excellent cruise to see the sunset

Staff were friendly and helpful and provided a great service. The food is generous snacks rather... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
EmsAlex
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Her Royal Highness Be Dyango XVIII of the Leya, the patroness of the African Queen Cruise Company, welcomes you to the African Queen River Experience. Offering the spellbinding combination of the mighty Zambezi River and the gracious hospitality of the African Queen Cruise Company. A cruise on the African Queen or the African Princess is an unforgettable experience that will take you back in time to an era where time stood still.The African Queen Cruise Company embraces both the mystery and tradition of an African way of life untouched by time. It also offers the perfect alternative location for group dinners and Weddings, either onboard the African Queen/African Princess or in the elegant surroundings of the Royal Landing. We will give you the Ultimate Experience.
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Royal Landing jetty | on the Zambezi River, Livingstone 20100, Zambia
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"magnificent sunset"
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"captain's cabin"
in 5 reviews
"african sunset"
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"drinks and snacks"
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"the upper deck"
in 3 reviews
"memorable evening"
in 2 reviews
"small snack"
in 2 reviews
"nicest boat"
in 2 reviews
"bird life"
in 5 reviews
"sun was setting"
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"watch the sun"
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"mighty zambezi"
in 7 reviews
"two hours"
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"small boat"
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"spotting wildlife"
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"couple of hours"
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"finger food"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were advised to do this sunset cruise by our hotel and it was ideal for us. Cruising down the Zambezi, with drinks a plenty, and then over to a pool to see the hippos who just had bits of their head showing, and then...More

Thank Kittycat_supreme
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Staff were friendly and helpful and provided a great service. The food is generous snacks rather than a buffet so don't come starving. But we saw crocodiles, buffalo and hippo and even without the animals the sunset was stunning and worth seeing!

Thank EmsAlex
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We did see the eyes and ears of a few rhino, but we didn’t see the crocs. The sunset was beautiful. The ride itself was peaceful. We went away from the falls. The staff was really good. We had an open bar and snacks to...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

African queen is the nicest boat to do this experience. You pay 75 us dollars but you have some good snacks to eat and you can drink what you want during the cruise. We see hippos and crocos. The only think to improve is the...More

Thank Candice D
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

This was a magical trip. We travelled in mid March, so not a particularly busy time, which was nice... the G&T's flowed, as did a steady stream of very tasty nibbles. We did not see many animals - just a few hippos, but we did...More

Thank SusannaW799
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

This is a worthwhile trip but it is expensive for what you get. Free drinks yes and snacks which are very limited, literally only a bowl of nuts and some crisps. Having said that it was a relaxing way t spend a couple of hours...More

Thank mrba2015
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

We loved all that we experienced in 60 short hours in Livingstone and Victoria falls was beyond awesome but the 2 hour sunset cruise on the African Queen was just magical! Heading upriver we were served as much drink as we wanted and a very...More

Thank sandie509
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We were four members and it was the 1st activity in Livingstone. I had booked this activity online, paying full price even though we are teetotalers and vegetarian so I felt it was real cheating to reduce the price and let everyone come on board...More

Thank pragati9
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This was perfect for a wind-down session. I do think it was over-priced and there should be a children's and vegetarian option (we were not made aware of one). Otherwise idyllic cruising down the Zambezi under the sun and then seeing the amazing sunset was...More

Thank Andy C
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

It sounded wonderful...but it was quite a disappointment. No wildlife to be seen, which considering at one time I could count 25 boats on the same section of the river was hardly surprising. The limited commentary didn’t tell you much about what we were passing...More

Thank lindale
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11DRTrips
7 June 2018|
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Response from livmargaret | Property representative |
hi 11DRTrips, you can make a booking via our email at reservations@livingstonesadventure and make your payment directly when you come do your activity. thanks,
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hm3264
6 September 2017|
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Response from livmargaret | Property representative |
hi, yes we have restrooms on both vessels. one for males and one for females located on the first level of the vessel
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whenzuc
16 August 2017|
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Response from livmargaret | Property representative |
hi, yes both the African Queen and African princess offer the captains cabin. with the maximum number of people being 10 and 6 respectively. we also have an option of the river safari cruise if you happen to be more than... More
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