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Chobe River Boat Cruises

#1 of 16 Tours in Kasane Features Animals
Chobe Safari Lodge, Kasane, Botswana
+267 625 0336
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A highlight

The Chobe river cruise was a highlight of my trip to Kasane, Botswana. The ride was smooth and food... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jerusalem, Israel
Completely different points of view

At first I was skeptical about this kind of safari, but the offer was beyond imagination! I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tel Aviv District, Israel
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Chobe Safari Lodge, Kasane, Botswana
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Chobe river cruise was a highlight of my trip to Kasane, Botswana. The ride was smooth and food and drink were provided. But most importantly, we saw amazing animals - hippos including baby ones, crocodiles, one of whom was enormous, beautiful birds. I highly...More

Thank rahelgershuni
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At first I was skeptical about this kind of safari, but the offer was beyond imagination! I experienced a completely different kinds of views It was a lot of animal to see - buffalo, hippos, elephants, crocodiles, antelopes and many nice birds. In my cause...More

Thank zivalex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must do on the Chobe river. This must be our 10th visit at least and the river cruise never fails to take our breath away. Just beautiful.

Thank Miks-art
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The river "safari" is a very comfortable way to go game viewing. Unfortunatly for us there had been good rains in the area so that the animals did not need to go to the river to drink as often as they usually would resulting in...More

1  Thank Noel D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very relaxing boat safari with several group animal sitings. We did the Jeep Safari, had lunch, then did the boat Safari. Both were great and worth doing the combo.

Thank Chumleygirls
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took 2 river cruises with large groups on board. Plenty of room for all. I took a private cruise with a guide. We got up close to Hippo,Croc,Buffalo,Antelope,Water Buck and Elephants. Birds were plentiful and colorful.

Thank jeffhail
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Organized with Kalahari Tours (great company). The sunset cruise we had three adults and three kids under three. We saw fish eagles, number of hippos in their pools, crocodiles and juveniles, a herd of 14 elephants drinking water, antelopes along the river front (springbok, kudu,...More

1  Thank ranil13
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful site to see with much wild life & great bird life Boat cruise great value for a 3 hour trip Take plenty of sun screen & mosquito repellent

Thank Deborah J
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This was an amazing experience. The boat gets so close to the elephants, crocs and hippos, which you are pretty much guaranteed to see. And going for the sunset cruise gives you a wonderful photo opportunity. The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable. They go...More

Thank K_London_85
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This trip is always a wow , I have done it many times and am always wowed by the trip , the staff are friendly , well organized, knowledgeable and competent. The service on the cruise is good and the whole experience affordable , try...More

Thank Kevin B
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We are considering Chobe River Boat cruise sometime September 15 - October 15. What date in October might be too late in the year for a good view of animals?
19 May 2017|
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Response from Chumleygirls | Reviewed this property |
If you plan to do the Chobe River Cruise, do the land cruise with it. They can both be done in one day. We did ours through "Chobezi - Spirit of Adventure" and lunch was included between the two safaris.
I am looking for day trips and boat cruise. Do I need to book in advance. How do I make the booking? The only trip I was able to book online is photographic river cruise.
12 May 2017|
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We are planning a 13 day trip with gate 1 signature travel which includes 3 day river cruise on the Chobe River on the Zambezi queen. Has anyone done this trip or used Gate 1 travel for a trip to South AFRICA?
10 May 2017|
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Response from Noel D | Reviewed this property |
We had intended doing the Zambesi Queen but changed to land based Chobe Bakwena Lodge. This proved a good move owing to the recent rains in the area. Because there was water all through the park the animals were not coming... More