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Shearwater Victoria Falls - Zambezi River Cruises

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Address: 1 Sopers Arcade | Parkway Drive, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Phone Number: +263 13 44471
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A cruise on the Zambezi is a stunning experience and one which most...

A cruise on the Zambezi is a stunning experience and one which most visitors start with, on their long list of activities whilst in Victoria Falls. Enjoy a gentle soothing safari cruise into the area of Zambezi National park, spotting Elephant, Hippo, crocs and birdlife as you go - before being awed by a stunning sunset.

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US$48.00*
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Sunset Cruises on the Zambezi River from Victoria Falls
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Serene sunset cruise

During our visit to Victoria Falls we booked a sunset river cruise with Shearwater. We were picked up from our hotel and taken to the boat landing by the river. The boat has two... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Angela B
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Bangkok, Thailand

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very relaxing 2 hour boat ride. Unlimited drinks and they serve a nice assortment of appetizers. Very friendly and outgoing crew. We saw so many hippos, which was not expected, along with many birds, a crocodile and a water bok.

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at Shearwater Victoria Falls - Zambezi River Cruises, responded to this review

It is a definite value for money must do, many thanks, Kent. More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our visit to Victoria Falls we booked a sunset river cruise with Shearwater. We were picked up from our hotel and taken to the boat landing by the river. The boat has two levels with plenty of seating and shade. Passengers were provided with a safety briefing aboard the boat as well as informative commentary throughout the cruise. The... More 

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at Shearwater Victoria Falls - Zambezi River Cruises, responded to this review

most pleasing you enjoyed it so, many thanks, Kent More 

France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

River cruise booked by the travel agency, we were not so sure what to expect... in fact an amazing relaxing tour on the Zambezi river upstream the falls in a quiet boat, enjoying a natural reserve with hippo, crocs, birds, baboons and giraffe, while slipping a drink which comes with a nice snack. Really a good time upon arrival from... More 

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at Shearwater Victoria Falls - Zambezi River Cruises, responded to this review

Its a fabulous cruise, many thanks, Kent. More 

irishsusan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the cruise. We were picked up at the hotel and taken to the river. After checking in, you board the boat, given a table number, then head to the upper deck for cocktails and snacks and to watch the sunset. It was amazing. We saw hippos in the water, elephants crossing to an island,... More 

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at Shearwater Victoria Falls - Zambezi River Cruises, responded to this review

Superb, many thanks, Kent. More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Picked us up at the hotel, crew was very helpful and professional. Drinks are served during the trip for free, small snacks. The ship does a slow circle on the Zambezi river, mostly floating. You can see a few hippos and elephants. Very nice experience

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at Shearwater Victoria Falls - Zambezi River Cruises, responded to this review

Great , many thanks, Kent. More 

Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the cruise. It was about 2 hrs long. They served snacks and drinks which were included. We saw some hippos and elephants. Staff were very nice. It was very hot so dress accordingly. Had no problem with mosquitos.

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at Shearwater Victoria Falls - Zambezi River Cruises, responded to this review

Its a lovely activity , best on first night in town. Many thanks, Kent More 

Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

A pleasant cruise on a medium size boat which saw lots of local animals including elephant, hippo, crocodiles, numerous birds, and several different antelope types. A brilliant sunset added to the allure. The trip also included snacks and drinks (both alcoholic and soft). Well worth doing.

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at Shearwater Victoria Falls - Zambezi River Cruises, responded to this review

It is really worth doing - generally on first night, many thanks, Kent. More 

Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The sunset dinner cruise was a great experience. Exploring some animals in and along the river. Great food. Amazing sunset. A real highlight!

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at Shearwater Victoria Falls - Zambezi River Cruises, responded to this review

Fantastic - many thanks, Kent. More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

A great way to let the sun set on your day. All inc food and drinks while you take in the sights inc crocs Hippo and Ellies. Don't forget your camera.

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at Shearwater Victoria Falls - Zambezi River Cruises, responded to this review

It's definitely one of the essentials in the falls. Many thanks, Kent More 

Workington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We did this cruise as part of our tour. The cruise was relaxing and pleasant. We were supplied with nibbles and unlimited drinks. Although we saw hippos and an elephant I would not regard this as a wildlife cruise (I am comparing to the sunset cruise we did on the Chobe) it is a pleasant scenic cruise.

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at Shearwater Victoria Falls - Zambezi River Cruises, responded to this review

Indeed we do market this as a sunset cruise, as opposed to river safari - which we do in Chobe. Thanks Kent More 

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