Caprivi House Boat Safaris offers the ideal opportunity to cruise 2 of the most famous rivers in Africa; the Zambezi and the Chobe. The former forms a 130km border between Namibia and Zambia. The latter meanders eastwards through the magnificent Chobe National Park to join the Zambezi River at Kazungula.
This unique floating safari will present all the fascinating array of fauna and flora the region has to offer. Drifting down these mighty rivers is the consummate route to a myriad of floodplains, riverine forests and breathtaking sunsets. There is no better way to end a magical boat trip than to relax around the warmth of a campfire on a secluded (and safe) sandbank.
Caprivi Houseboats offer overnight boating safaris on 2 x 7.5m aluminum Outback Safari Boats. These are water-borne 4x4 vehicles powered by 75hp outboard engines. Up to a maximum of 6 guests can be accommodated in each houseboats (although not more than 4 adults is recommended).
This is the ideal excursion for those with an adventurous spirit - who want to get off the beaten track and explore. Each boat comes with an experienced skipper - who will keep you pointed in the right direction, suggest suitable mooring / camping areas (often of sandbanks in the river) and even help out around the camp. Although the accommodation is comfortable it is simple and certainly not luxurious and you are expected to get stuck in with many of the day to day chores of setting up camp, cooking etc.
The beauty of this trips is that visitors can choose their own route, including overnight accommodation at Caprivi Houseboat Lodge itself. Current and onward destinations as well as specific interests are taken into account. For example a 2 to 4 night river safari can be incorporated into your existing itinerary with the opportunity to substitute a section of road travel for one by houseboat. Specialized activities such as fishing, birdwatching and game viewing can also be included into your route.
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