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Wild Horizons Zambezi River Cruises
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  • Poor6%
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“sunset cruise”(46 reviews)
“bird life”(16 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We cruised up and down the Zambezi River spotting pods of Hippo's. This was our first time seeing these animals and everyone really enjoyed it. When the sun went down (it was a beautiful sunset) we had a delicious dinner and the staff then sang...More

Thank Darlene B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely evening! Your drinks are all included on this boat trip and the staff are always asking if you want a refill. They point out wildlife on the river banks and tell you all kinds of information about the river. The sunset is of...More

Thank Leahgrace123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are a group of 16, with7 kids from 3-15. This activity was a lovely change of scene for us all. We were picked up from our hotel and delivered to a “barge platform” type boat. We were all very relieved to find it had...More

Thank Marnsab
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the sunset cruise through our hotel, were picked up and dropped back on time. We were welcomed on board with a cooling drink. There were more drinks and snacks like wafers and nuts served on board. It was a wonderful cruise down the...More

Thank Travluxe50
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were picked up at our guest villa and taken to the boat landing. We were served drinks and appetizers while cruising the river which happily provided plenty of wildlife. Many hippos and crocs in the river while the elephants roamed the river banks. The...More

Thank Sunshine795990
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We really enjoyed our Zambezi cruise. The shuttle picked us up at our guest house, and dropped us at the dock. The boat was more luxurious than we were expecting - wicker armchairs round dining tables, and plenty of space. The captain gave us interesting...More

Thank tuffie448
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This was booked as a part of our Tour. We were promptly picked up and guided onto the boat. We had just arrived at our hotel after a very long flight and so it was absolutely lovely to sit and see the hippo's, crocodiles, and...More

Thank 33helenb
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Zambezi River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Dear Helen Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your cruise so much. With kind regards Wild Horizons Cruises

Reviewed 2 August 2018

I booked at my hotel only a few hours before the cruise started and it was worth it. Unlimited drinks were served and a variety of delicious snacks. I sat on the top upper deck and the view was amazing. I was hoping to see...More

Thank Michelle S
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Zambezi River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Dear Michelle Thank you for your review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your sunset cruise with us. With kind regards Management and Staff Wild Horizons

Reviewed 31 July 2018

The guys from Wild Horizons picked us up at our hotel (on time!) and transferred us to the boat launch. We were welcomed by Ndebele dancers / singers. Lovely atmosphere. The Captain then welcomed us on board (personally). After the safety brief, we departed on...More

Thank Douw J
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Zambezi River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Dear Douw Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We have loved reading your review and are delighted that you enjoyed your experience so much. Your kind comments about the crew have been passed on to them....More

Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

I booked this just two hours before departure because another cruise suddenly canselled on me. Was picked up at the hotel on time, and taken to the river. Greated by a very friendly crew with a glass of prosecco. The cruise was nice and relaxing....More

Thank Lars Erik A
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Zambezi River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Dear Lars Thank you for your lovely and detailed review. We are so pleased that we could provide you with such excellent service and that you were able to enjoy such a wonderful sunset cruise on the Zambezi on the Zambezi Royal. With kind regards...More

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5 October 2018|
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Response from Tourlover2014 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! To the best of my knowledge , they will pick up from any hotel as long as you are on Zimbabwe side. I don't know the location of your hotel. If you are on Zambia side I doubt very much about pick up for river cruise. You... More
15 August 2018|
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Response from ROORL2015 | Reviewed this property |
I think it was $15. Your hotel can likely book for you or your travel agency.
27 June 2017|
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Response from Cherie C | Reviewed this property |
unsure as i went in late October and it was hot then