Houseboat Safari - Lake Kariba

Kariba, Zimbabwe,

Duration: 7 days
Group size: 1 - 999
Houseboat Safari - Lake Kariba
Kariba, Zimbabwe,

Duration: 7 days
Group size: 1 - 999

About this trip

The spacious & luxurious Catalina Houseboat gives you a private  & comfortable stay during your sailing on Lake Kariba. Enjoy panaromic views from  several view points.

Houseboat Specifications

Call Sign: KF1378
Length: 120ft
Width: 30ft
Crew (own quarters): captain, Maitre d', chef and two deck-hands (total of 5)

Cabin accommodation: 5 en-suite
• 4 x Air-conditioned Double en-suite staterooms - 4 m x 4.5 m with two double beds in each.
• 1 x Bedroom with Double bed and Pullman bunks (4 bed) en-suite - air-conditioned.
• T.V. room/lounge. Air-conditioned. TV is connected to the DSTV suite of satellite TV stations. DVD 


 Top deck:
• swimming pool and loungers
• fully equipped air-conditioned bar and lounge area
• fridges, ice machine, stereo and CD player. hot and cold water dispenser
• adjoining powder room
• covered, open air dining room

 Middle Deck:
• Air-conditioned indoor lounge with Multi-system TV and Video and DSTV
• 5 En-suite air-conditioned Cabins - see details above
• Kitchen

Bottom Deck:
• Captains Cabin, Crew Quarters, Laundry Room, Generator Rooms
• Wheel house:
• Bridge controlling 2 x 300hp Cummins turbo diesel engines, swinging 3 blade bell brass props
• Motorola ship to shore radio and a Navman navigational system

Tender Boats:
• 17ft raft with 30hp suitable for 8 passengers.
• 2 x 15ft Dory speedboat with 60hp for 4 passengers each

• Minimum 3 night cruise itinerary.

• If full Lake cruise (Kariba to Binga or Binga to Kariba), there is a minimum 4 night cruise itinerary.  

• Minimum 8 passenger sail policy.  

Boarding times: Board 12:00 noon  Disembark: 10:00am

Boarding Harbour: Marineland

What’s included

  • All fuel
    For main boat & tender boats
  • Meal
    All meals are included
  • Beverages
    Local Beverages
  • Wines
    Selected SA Wines
  • Activities
    Water & Boat based activities
  • Taxes
    All Taxes and tourism levies are included
  • Park Fees
    National park fees per person per day & is paid direct to national parks
  • Fishing Equipment
    Fishing equipment are ordered in advance
  • Fishing permits
    Not included but can also be ordered in advance
  • Transfers
    Transfers from Airport to Kariba & return are available upon request
  • Flights
    Flights are not included
  • Gratuities
    Tips and gratuities are not included
  • Visa
    All Visa fees are not included

Available options

Return Transfers

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Smart Adventure Safari
Smart Adventure Safari is a Tour Operator based in the Eastern Highlands & Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe offering Ground handling services,Accommodation bookings, Tours & Transfers to Individuals & Groups visiting Zimbabwe & the rest of Southern Africa.Our specialized departments provide best services to our customers .We provide hassle free booking options via email or social media platforms for your convenience. Our Travel consultants are friendly and experienced to handle different types of travelers. We pride ourselves much in customer