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Discover Africa

Enjoy a 3-night stay in picturesque Cape Town with an included cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain, join Zambezi Queen on a 4-night cruise through Botswana with game drives in Chobe National Park and finally spend two nights at the spectacular Victoria Falls. Includes hotel stays and game drives

Cruise Only
9 nights from £7481pp

Cruise and Land Tour Holiday
  • Zebras
  • Yellow Billed Hornbill
  • Mokoro excursion
  • Zambezi Queen
  • Cheetahs

Call us on 01756 706500 (+44 1756 706500) to discuss this holiday

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Discover Africa Special Offer

This once-in-a-lifetime holiday includes hotel stays in Cape Town and Victoria Falls, and an unforgettable safari cruise along the Chobe River.

Begin this African journey in Cape Town, surrounded by majestic mountains, and experience a spectacular drive along the magnificent Chapman's Peak, marvelling at the 12 Apostles and picturesque Hout Bay, before visiting the Cape of Good Hope and Boulder's Beach, home to thousands of African Penguins. The following day, visit the scenic Cape Winelands for a wine tasting tour or board a ferry to the former prison on Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was held prisoner.

Board the stylish Zambezi Queen for your 4-night cruise along the Chobe River. Enjoy a special river safari into the southern channels on a double decker barge, keeping an eye out for hippos and elephants, and spend a full day on safari in Chobe National Park, home to the Big Five. You will also experience the local culture in a typical African village and meet the children.

Conclude your tour of South Africa with a two night stay at Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Enjoy a ride on a historic steam train over the iconic Victoria Falls Bridge and learn about the history and wildlife of the area on a guided tour, before enjoying a sunset cruise along the Zambezi river.

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Discover Africa Itinerary

Day 1 - Cape Town (South Africa)

Located in a stunning setting surrounded by majestic mountains and pristine beaches, Cape Town offers a diverse array of cultural, historical and scenic attractions. After your airport greeting, transfer to your hotel for a Welcome Reception.

Day 2 - Cape Town

This full-day tour of South Africa by coach travels along the Atlantic Seaboard past the 12 Apostles and Hout Bay and along Chapman's Peak. Enjoy a stop at the Cape of Good Hope which is still an important landmark with sailors today, before visiting Boulder's Beach which is home to thousands of African penguins. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant overlooking False Bay. (B,L)

Day 3 - Cape Town

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before choosing from two sightseeing options. The first option is to take a cableway up Table Mountain to enjoy breathtaking views from the summit. Then travel to the beautiful Cape Winelands, which comprises the Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl valleys. You'll visit two renowned vineyards for wine tasting and enjoy a delicious meal along the way. Alternatively, board a ferry to Robben Island for a tour led by a former inmate before heading back to Cape Town. After lunch, take the cableway to the summit of Table Mountain before a drive through contrasting neighbourhoods. (B,L)

Day 4 - Cape Town - Zambezi Queen (Botswana)

After breakfast fly to Kasane in Botswana and transfer to Zambezi Queen on the Chobe River. Enjoy a sunset cruise before a Welcome Cocktail and Dinner on board. (B,D)

Day 5 - Zambezi Queen

This morning, enjoy a boat safari taking in the wildlife then return to the ship for lunch. Later, there is a special river safari aboard a double decker barge which will allow you to explore the southern channels, home to hippos. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Zambezi Queen

Spend the full day on safari in Chobe National Park, exploring in 4x4 vehicles. Keep an eye out for giraffe, zebra and elephants to name but a few. Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch under the trees. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Zambezi Queen

Spend the morning visiting a traditional African village to learn about the local culture and spend time with the children. Return to the ship for lunch before choosing from a boat safari, bird watching or fishing for an afternoon activity. Tonight, the crew will host an African-themed dinner with dancing and singing. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Zambezi Queen - Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe)

Bid farewell to the Zambezi Queen and transfer to Victoria Falls, one of the greatest natural wonders on earth. Relax in the hotel this afternoon or explore the city. This evening, step back in time as you board a historic steam train and cross the iconic Victoria Falls Bridge. Cocktails and appetizers are served along the way, and dinner will be served at the hotel. (B, D)

Day 9 - Victoria Falls

Today, your local guide will take you on a tour of the remarkable Victoria Falls providing a history as well as detailing the flora, fauna, bird and wildlife that makes this area so unique. This evening, enjoy a special cruise along the Zambezi at sunset to observe a variety of game whilst enjoying drinks and tapas. (B,D)

Day 10 - Victoria Falls - Johannesburg (South Africa)

After breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight to Johannesburg and onwards flight home. (B)

This itinerary is subject to change.

Price Includes

  • 4 nights accommodation in a balcony suite aboard Zambezi Queen
  • All meals and complimentary wine, beer and spirits with lunch and dinner on board ship
  • Bottled water in suite, replenished daily on board ship
  • 3-night stay at the Cape Grace Hotel or similar, Cape Town, including breakfast
  • 2-night stay at the Victoria Falls Hotel or similar, Victoria Falls, including breakfast
  • Intra-Africa Air
  • Guided excursions and game drives
  • Port charges

Price Does Not Include

  • Return flights from the UK
  • Visa

Cruise Extensions

  • Rwanda Extension Spend 4 nights in the Volcanoes National Park, home to the rare Mountain Gorillas and Golden Monkeys. Please contact us for more details and pricing
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • April
    • Apr 19th - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £7481
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £7531 Brochure Price from: £7742 Brochure Price from: £8235
      Blue Water Price from: £7481 Blue Water Price from: £7692 Blue Water Price from: £8185
    • Apr 26th - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £7551
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £7601 Brochure Price from: £7812 Brochure Price from: £8305
      Blue Water Price from: £7551 Blue Water Price from: £7762 Blue Water Price from: £8255
  • May
    • May 3rd - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £7621
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £7671 Brochure Price from: £7882 Brochure Price from: £8375
      Blue Water Price from: £7621 Blue Water Price from: £7832 Blue Water Price from: £8325
    • May 17th - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £7621
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £7671 Brochure Price from: £7882 Brochure Price from: £8375
      Blue Water Price from: £7621 Blue Water Price from: £7832 Blue Water Price from: £8325
    • May 31st - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £7762
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £7812 Brochure Price from: £8023 Brochure Price from: £8516
      Blue Water Price from: £7762 Blue Water Price from: £7973 Blue Water Price from: £8466
  • June
    • Jun 14th - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £7762
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £7812 Brochure Price from: £8023 Brochure Price from: £8516
      Blue Water Price from: £7762 Blue Water Price from: £7973 Blue Water Price from: £8466
  • July
    • Jul 5th - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £7762
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £7812 Brochure Price from: £8023 Brochure Price from: £8516
      Blue Water Price from: £7762 Blue Water Price from: £7973 Blue Water Price from: £8466
    • Jul 19th - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £7762
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £7812 Brochure Price from: £8023 Brochure Price from: £8516
      Blue Water Price from: £7762 Blue Water Price from: £7973 Blue Water Price from: £8466
  • August
    • Aug 2nd - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £7762
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £7812 Brochure Price from: £8023 Brochure Price from: £8516
      Blue Water Price from: £7762 Blue Water Price from: £7973 Blue Water Price from: £8466
    • Aug 16th - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £7762
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £7812 Brochure Price from: £8023 Brochure Price from: £8516
      Blue Water Price from: £7762 Blue Water Price from: £7973 Blue Water Price from: £8466
    • Aug 30th - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £7762
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £7812 Brochure Price from: £8023 Brochure Price from: £8516
      Blue Water Price from: £7762 Blue Water Price from: £7973 Blue Water Price from: £8466
  • September
    • Sep 13th - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £7762
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £7812 Brochure Price from: £8023 Brochure Price from: £8516
      Blue Water Price from: £7762 Blue Water Price from: £7973 Blue Water Price from: £8466
    • Sep 27th - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £7762
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £7812 Brochure Price from: £8023 Brochure Price from: £8516
      Blue Water Price from: £7762 Blue Water Price from: £7973 Blue Water Price from: £8466
  • October
    • Oct 11th - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £7762
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £7812 Brochure Price from: £8023 Brochure Price from: £8516
      Blue Water Price from: £7762 Blue Water Price from: £7973 Blue Water Price from: £8466
    • Oct 18th - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £7762
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £7812 Brochure Price from: £8023 Brochure Price from: £8516
      Blue Water Price from: £7762 Blue Water Price from: £7973 Blue Water Price from: £8466
  • November
    • Nov 1st - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £7621
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £7671 Brochure Price from: £7882 Brochure Price from: £8375
      Blue Water Price from: £7621 Blue Water Price from: £7832 Blue Water Price from: £8325
    • Nov 15th - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £7481
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £7531 Brochure Price from: £7742 Brochure Price from: £8235
      Blue Water Price from: £7481 Blue Water Price from: £7692 Blue Water Price from: £8185

2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • February
    • Feb 21st - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £7549
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £7599 Brochure Price from: £7810 Brochure Price from: £8305
      Blue Water Price from: £7549 Blue Water Price from: £7760 Blue Water Price from: £8255
  • March
    • Mar 13th - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £7762
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £7812 Brochure Price from: £8023 Brochure Price from: £8516
      Blue Water Price from: £7762 Blue Water Price from: £7973 Blue Water Price from: £8466
  • April
    • Apr 3rd - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £7762
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £7812 Brochure Price from: £8023 Brochure Price from: £8516
      Blue Water Price from: £7762 Blue Water Price from: £7973 Blue Water Price from: £8466
    • Apr 17th - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £7762
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £7812 Brochure Price from: £8023 Brochure Price from: £8516
      Blue Water Price from: £7762 Blue Water Price from: £7973 Blue Water Price from: £8466
  • May
    • May 1st - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £7903
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £7953 Brochure Price from: £8164 Brochure Price from: £8657
      Blue Water Price from: £7903 Blue Water Price from: £8114 Blue Water Price from: £8607
    • May 15th - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £7903
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £7953 Brochure Price from: £8164 Brochure Price from: £8657
      Blue Water Price from: £7903 Blue Water Price from: £8114 Blue Water Price from: £8607
  • June
    • Jun 5th - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £8044
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £8094 Brochure Price from: £8305 Brochure Price from: £8798
      Blue Water Price from: £8044 Blue Water Price from: £8255 Blue Water Price from: £8748
    • Jun 19th - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £8044
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £8094 Brochure Price from: £8305 Brochure Price from: £8798
      Blue Water Price from: £8044 Blue Water Price from: £8255 Blue Water Price from: £8748
  • July
    • Jul 3rd - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £8044
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £8094 Brochure Price from: £8305 Brochure Price from: £8798
      Blue Water Price from: £8044 Blue Water Price from: £8255 Blue Water Price from: £8748
    • Jul 17th - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £8044
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £8094 Brochure Price from: £8305 Brochure Price from: £8798
      Blue Water Price from: £8044 Blue Water Price from: £8255 Blue Water Price from: £8748
    • Jul 31st - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £8044
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £8094 Brochure Price from: £8305 Brochure Price from: £8798
      Blue Water Price from: £8044 Blue Water Price from: £8255 Blue Water Price from: £8748
  • August
    • Aug 14th - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £8044
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £8094 Brochure Price from: £8305 Brochure Price from: £8798
      Blue Water Price from: £8044 Blue Water Price from: £8255 Blue Water Price from: £8748
  • September
    • Sep 4th - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £8044
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £8094 Brochure Price from: £8305 Brochure Price from: £8798
      Blue Water Price from: £8044 Blue Water Price from: £8255 Blue Water Price from: £8748
    • Sep 18th - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £8044
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £8094 Brochure Price from: £8305 Brochure Price from: £8798
      Blue Water Price from: £8044 Blue Water Price from: £8255 Blue Water Price from: £8748
    • Sep 25th - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £8044
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £8094 Brochure Price from: £8305 Brochure Price from: £8798
      Blue Water Price from: £8044 Blue Water Price from: £8255 Blue Water Price from: £8748
  • October
    • Oct 2nd - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £8044
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £8094 Brochure Price from: £8305 Brochure Price from: £8798
      Blue Water Price from: £8044 Blue Water Price from: £8255 Blue Water Price from: £8748
    • Oct 9th - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £8044
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £8094 Brochure Price from: £8305 Brochure Price from: £8798
      Blue Water Price from: £8044 Blue Water Price from: £8255 Blue Water Price from: £8748
    • Oct 16th - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £8044
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £8094 Brochure Price from: £8305 Brochure Price from: £8798
      Blue Water Price from: £8044 Blue Water Price from: £8255 Blue Water Price from: £8748
    • Oct 30th - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £7903
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £7953 Brochure Price from: £8164 Brochure Price from: £8657
      Blue Water Price from: £7903 Blue Water Price from: £8114 Blue Water Price from: £8607
  • November
    • Nov 13th - Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Sailing on: Zambezi Queen From: £7762
      Cat SB Balcony Suite Cat SA Balcony Suite Cat MS Master Suite
      Brochure Price from: £7812 Brochure Price from: £8023 Brochure Price from: £8516
      Blue Water Price from: £7762 Blue Water Price from: £7973 Blue Water Price from: £8466
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