Rates 2018-10-17T10:04:48+00:00

RATES: ZAMBEZI QUEEN

As a guest on the Zambezi Queen, you’ll enjoy a truly unique and luxurious river safari holiday in complete comfort and elegance. We offer two-night and three-night itineraries that depart every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Our rates vary throughout the season, so please take this into consideration when planning your stay.

For further information regarding our rates, itineraries, child policy, activities, payment information and other important details, please select your applicable travel date below.

2018
2019

2018 Rates

Rate is per person sharing for 2 nights. All rates are in South African Rands (ZAR).
Departs on a Monday & Wednesday. Only available dates are listed.

2018 Departure Dates Standard Suite Master Suite
November 26, 28 R18,150 R21,420
December 31 R18,150 R21,420

Rate is per person sharing for 3 nights. All rates are in South African Rands (ZAR).
Departs on a Friday. Only available dates are listed.

2018 Departure Dates Standard Suite Master Suite
November 16, 23* R27,225 R32,130
December 14*, 17*, 21*, 28* R27,225 R32,130

2019 Rates

Rate is per person sharing for 2 nights. All rates are in South African Rands (ZAR).
Departs on a Monday & Wednesday. Only available dates are listed.

2019 Departure Dates Standard Suite (10) Master Suite (4)
January 2, 7*,  9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28 R16,170 R19,080
February 4, 18, 25, 27 R16,170 R19,080
March 6 R19,600 R23,128
April 8 R19,600 R23,128
May 13 R19,600 R23,128
June 24, 26 R19,600 R23,128
July 29 R19,600 R23,128
August 28 R19,600 R23,128
September Fully Booked R19,600 R23,128
October 28 R19,600 R23,128
November 25, 27 R19,600 R23,128
December No 2-nighters in December 2019

Rate is per person sharing for 3 nights. All rates are in South African Rands (ZAR).
Departs on a Friday. Only available dates are listed.

2019 Departure Dates Standard Suite (10) Master Suite (4)
January 4*, 7* R 24,255 R28,620
February Fully Booked R 24,255 R28,620
March 29 R29,400 R34,692
April 5, 19 R29,400 R34,692
May Fully Booked R29,400 R34,692
June 7, 28 R29,400 R34,692
July 5, 12, 19, 26 R29,400 R34,692
August Fully Booked R29,400 R34,692
September Fully Booked R29,400 R34,692
October Fully Booked R29,400 R34,692
November 1, 8 R29,400 R34,692
December 13, 16*, 27, 30*  R29,400 R34,692
  • Rates are per person sharing on a double occupancy basis for either 2 or 3 nights
  • A Community Development Levy (ZAR 95.00 per person per night) applies to all reservations. This is excluded from the rates and will reflect as a separate line item on your invoice. The funds collected will supplement our community projects and initiatives run by the Zambezi Queen Collection to assist with education, health care, sanitation and basic community services.
  • *23 November 2018, 14 and 21 December 2018 and 4, 11 and 18  January 2019 are 3-night sailings sold at a 2-night rate
  • *17 December 2018, 7 January 2019 and 16 and 30 December 2019 are 4-night sailings sold at a 3-night rate
  • Single supplement is an additional 30% on the per person sharing rate
  • Zambezi Queen reserves the right to limit the number of single room rates per trip
  • Zambezi Queen reserves the right to amend the published rates without notice
  • Standard suite 24 and 26 are available as triple rooms on Zambezi Queen. A 3rd adult sharing a triple room will receive a 20% discount on the above per person sharing rates
  • Available dates are subject to change at management discretion

• Accommodation
• All meals
• All soft drinks, mineral water, coffee, tea, and local beer & wine throughout your stay
• Water-based game viewing and bird watching on tender boats
• A land-based cultural tour of a local village
• Tiger & bream fishing in season (tiger fishing is strictly catch and release)
• Road Transfers to and from Kasane Airport and Kasane Immigration Office located on the Botswana side of the Chobe river*
• Boat transfers between Kasane Immigration Office in Botswana and Namibia Immigration Office*
• 15% Namibian VAT
• 1% Namibian Tourism Levy

*When arriving at the Kasane and Namibian Immigration Offices guests need to fill in the required immigration forms to gain access and departure permission from the relevant authorities. This process can take between 45 to 60 minutes to complete and needs to be considered in terms of timing and pre-planning when coming to stay on the Zambezi Queen.

• Air tickets
• Premium alcoholic beverages (such as sparkling wine, spirits & dessert wines)
• Additional transfers to and from Zambia/Zimbabwe/Namibia or any of the Kasane Lodges
• A land-based half-day 4×4 game viewing in Botswana’s Chobe National Park
• Curio shop purchases
• Gratuities (at your discretion)
• Visa fees

• In 2018, children over the age of 7 are welcome on the Zambezi Queen. From 2019, children over the age of 12 are welcome on the Zambezi Queen
• in 2018, children aged 7 – 12 will receive a 50% discount on the applicable adult rate. From 2019, children aged 12 will receive a 50% discount on the applicable adult rate
• Children aged 13 and older are considered adults
• A 30% single supplement applies to single children
• Standard suites 24 and 26 are triple rooms which offer a third single bed which can be used for either a 3rd adult or one child (3rd adult sharing will receive a 20% discount)
• Please note that no babysitting services, separate activities and/or menus are available for children

PAYMENT TERMS

FIT Reservations (1 – 9 PAX)

• Provisional FIT reservations can be held for 14 days, at which point the reservation will be released, or an invoice issued for deposit payment
• 30% deposit payment is due within 7 days of invoice date to confirm your reservation
• The full balance payment is due 3 months prior to check-in date
• If a reservation is made within 3 months of check-in date, full payment is due immediately to confirm the reservation

Group Reservations (10 – 28 PAX)

• Provisional Group reservations can be held for 14 days, at which point the reservation will be released, or an invoice issued for deposit payment
• 10% deposit payment is due within 7 days of invoice date to confirm the reservation
• An additional 20% deposit is due 8 months prior to check-in date
• A further 20% deposit is due 6 months prior to check-in date
• 50% balance payment is due 3 months prior to check-in date
• If a reservation is made within 3 months of check-in date, full payment is due immediately to confirm the reservation

Tour Series (3 or more departures per year with a minimum of 8 PAX per departure)

• 10% deposit payment is due 8 months prior to check-in date to confirm the reservation
• A further 40% deposit is due 6 months prior to check-in date
• The full balance payment is due 3 months prior to check-in date

CANCELLATION TERMS

FIT Reservations (1 – 9 PAX)

• If cancelled 4 months + prior to check-in date: 30% deposit is fully refundable
• If cancelled 4 – 3 months prior to check-in date: 30% cancellation charge applies
• If cancelled 3 months or less prior to check-in date: 100% cancellation charge applies

Group Reservations (10 – 28 PAX)

• If cancelled 8 months + prior to check-in date: 10% deposit is fully refundable
• If cancelled 8 – 6 months prior to check-in date: 10% cancellation charge applies
• If cancelled 6 – 3 months prior to check-in date: 50% cancellation charge applies
• If cancelled 3 months or less prior to check-in date: 100% cancellation charge applies

Tour Series (3 or more departures per year with a minimum of 10 PAX per departure)

• If cancelled 8 months + prior to check-in date: No cancellation charge applies
• If cancelled within 8 months of check-in date: 100% cancellation charge applies