Rates 2019-03-25T14:49:45+00:00

ZAMBEZI QUEEN RATES

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.

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, 30 R16 170 R19 080
February 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27 R16 170 R19 080
March 25 R19 600 R23 128
April 8, 10 R19 600 R23 128
May Fully Booked R19 600 R23 128
June 10, 24, 26 R19 600 R23 128
July 3, 15, 17, 29, 31 R19 600 R23 128
August 14, 26, 28 R19 600 R23 128
September 9, 11, 25 R19 600 R23 128
October Fully booked R19 600 R23 128
November 25 R19 600 R23 128
December 16, 18, 30 R19 600 R23 128

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 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30 R 24 255 R28 620
February 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27 R 24 255 R28 620
March 29 R29 400 R34 692
April 5, 19, 26 R29 400 R34 692
May 10 R29 400 R34 692
June 7, 21, 28 R29 400 R34 692
July 5, 26 R29 400 R34 692
August 2, 9, 16, 23 R29 400 R34 692
September 6, 23 R29 400 R34 692
October 4 R29 400 R34 692
November 8 R29 400 R34 692
December 13, 20, 30* R29 400 R34 692

2020 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.

2020 Departure Dates Standard Suite (10) Master Suite (4)
January 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29 R17 625 R20 797
February 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26 R17 625 R20 797
March 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 R21 364 R25 210
April 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29 R21 364 R25 210
May 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27 R21 364 R25 210
June 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29 R21 364 R25 210
July 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29 R21 364 R25 210
August 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, 31 R21 364 R25 210
September 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30 R21 364 R25 210
October 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28 R21 364 R25 210
November 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 R21 364 R25 210
December 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30 R21 364 R25 210

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.

2020 Departure Dates Standard Suite (10) Master Suite (4)
January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 R26 438 R31 196
February 7, 14, 21, 28 R26 438 R31 196
March 6, 13, 20, 27 R32 046 R37 814
April 3, 10, 17, 24 R32 046 R37 814
May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 R32 046 R37 814
June 5, 12, 19, 26 R32 046 R37 814
July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 R32 046 R37 814
August 7, 14, 21, 28 R32 046 R37 814
September 4, 11, 18, 25 R32 046 R37 814
October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 R32 046 R37 814
November 6, 13, 20, 27 R32 046 R37 814
December 18, 25 R32 046 R37 814
  • 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