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Pangolin Voyager Houseboat

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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
The Pangolin Voyager is a luxuriously appointed river houseboat comprising of 5 spacious en-suite cabins with double or twin bed arrangements. The private bathroom comprises of a shower, basin and toilet. Alongside the Pangolin Voyager are several purpose built tender boats meaning that guests have plenty of activity options throughout the day. Two of the tender boats are custom built photo boats with camera mountings on chairs that rotate 360 degrees. The middle deck consists of 2 private lounges with a small reference library, communal dining area, galley (kitchen), Captains Bridge, viewing deck and and a barbeque with seating area alongside. The Pangolin Voyager's area of operation is home to over 500 species of birds. the Voyager operates on the Chobe & the Upper Zambezi rivers which are not only well known for their prolific game and birding experience, but also house a couple of surprises beneath the water's surface in the form of Tiger fish, Bream & Barbel. Our guides are local experts on how to land the big one. All meals and drinks are included onboard as well as all the activities including general game viewing, fishing, photography and local cultural experiences.
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Bar/Lounge
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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HOTEL STYLE
Great View
Romantic
Location
Full view
Getting there
Kasane Airport4 km
Livingstone Airport76 km
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

I spent 3 nights on the Pangolin Voyager Houseboat, and cannot recommend it highly enough. My room was impeccable, the food was outstanding, and being able to cruise up and down the Chobe River in the photo boat taking thousands of wonderful photos is a...More

Thank karenvr2016
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We had booked the houseboat and related activities for one night in July 2018. We were met at the Botswana immigration point by the Houseboat captain, and transferred to the Houseboat via the Namibian border checks, all fine. Once on the Houseboat, we were introduced...More

Thank AirOne_CH
Reviewed 26 July 2018

In July 2018 we enjoyed four nights on the Pangolin Voyager on the Chobe River. The houseboat was well appointed although it was unfortunate for us that the generator had broken down and a very noisy temporary replacement was outside our rooms' window. It was...More

Thank Louisa K
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

We travelled with 6 other friends and family members and spent 3 nights in Pangolin’s mobile camp followed by 3 nights on the houseboat. Martin and his staff could not have been more welcoming and accommodating. We were taken out for 2 extended boat trips...More

1  Thank 324janelp
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

My friend and I absolutely loved being on The Voyager but alas we only could spend one night. Fabulous food, a help yourself bar and friendly crew. My compliments to the young female chef, sadly I can’t remember her name.The included boat safari was far...More

1  Thank ljs532018
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Susan B
22 July 2018|
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Response from chipsmom54 |
Best to contact them directly at pangolinphoto website. I hope they can accommodate you for 1 night.
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"Room #1 at the front is great"
NicoleBrisbane
11 Apr 2018
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"Room one at the front of the boat has the best view."
lswall
26 Oct 2017
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"better towards the front"
591BenH
02 Oct 2016
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"Room 1 is by the best, but at night you should close the curtains as the lights will silhoutte you in action!"
Natpebbles
25 Aug 2016
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FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Nguni Zambezi Voyager
LOCATION
BotswanaNorth-West DistrictKasane
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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