Zambezi Queen cruise ship itinerary schedule shows AMAwaterways Africa river cruises 2016 itineraries, sailing calendar of all departure dates, ports of call times (arrivals/departures) and AmaWaterways cruise prices comparison for the boat’s main cabin categories. This page also features a cruise ship tracker – Zambezi Queen position now (boat’s current location tracking).
Zambezi Queen cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative AMA river cruise rates. They might be different when you book your AmaWaterways Zambezi Queen cruisetour deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. On Zambezi Queen cruises, AmaWaterways lines offer discount airfare travel deals on major airlines (without charging Flight Deviation fees).
Zambezi Queen houseboat
Zambezi Queen is a small top luxury riverboat, or, what they prefer to call, a “houseboat”, because of its small capacity. The ship offers all-inclusive deals on Chobe River cruises in Botswana. These themed travel vacations in Africa feature onboard style and sophistication, perfectly combined with gourmet cuisine and premium liquor, and the absolutely unique “African safari” experience with wild animal and game sightings.
The luxury Zambezi Queen boat offers African safari cruises on Chobe River in Botswana. Some of the itineraries are also inclusive of land travel package deals. Follows the list of itinerary themes operated by the boat on Chobe river, and the ones combined with South Africa departures:
- “STARS OF SOUTH AFRICA” is a 16-days (sailing 4 days) river safari cruise from Cape Town to Johannesburg, with a total of 16 complimentary land tours (excursions, visits, fishing/game watching). Also included in the Zambezi Queen cruise fares are 3-night Kruger National Park safari lodge stay, plus 3-night Cape Town, 2-night Victoria Falls and 1-night Johannesburg luxury hotel packages.
- The “DISCOVER AFRICA” segment is 12-days (sailing 4 days) safari cruise from Cape Town to Johannesburg. There are 8 complimentary land tours (excursions and visits), plus 2-night Victoria Falls and 3-night Cape Town luxury hotel packages included in the fares.
- The “RIVERS and RAILS OF AFRICA” variation is 12-nights (sailing 3 days) combined Rovos Rail train and Chobe river cruise from Cape Town to Johannesburg. There are 19 complimentary land tours (excursions/drives/visits), plus 2-night Victoria Falls and 3-night Cape Town hotel packages, and 3-night train travel from Victoria Falls to Pretoria included in the fares.
- “GOLDEN TRAILS OF EAST AFRICA” are 18-days (sailing 4-days) Chobe River safari cruises from Johannesburg to Nairobi. An optional 3-night Cape Town hotel package is offered as a pre-Johannesburg extension. There are 16 complimentary land tours (excursions, 4×4 drives, visits). Also included in the Zambezi Queen cruise fares are: luxury hotel packages (1-night Johannesburg or 3-night Cape Town /optional, 2-night Victoria Falls, 1-night Johannesburg, 1-night Nairobi) and 6-night luxury African safari lodges (6-night stay in Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Manyara Lake).
|Year built||2009||MMSI number
Flag State (registered in)
Gross tonnage weight
151 ft (46 m)
Official website link
Brett McDonald, Tony Stern
APT AmaWaterways (AmaVoyages)
Zambezi Queen boat
Zambezi Queen cabins
Types/Categories (number, location), high to low
For cabin and deck layouts – follow the Zambezi Queen deck plan review link above.
Zambezi Queen ship access information
Zambezi Queen Chobe River cruise itinerary map
Below is the boat’s Chobe River itinerary map. It shows the sailing route of the operated by the houseboat 3- and 4-day luxury Botswana river cruises from Kasane (round-trip departures). There are 4 land base camps along the route – three in Namibia (Cenku, Mbalasinte, and Maliwaza) and one in Botswana (Kasane, departure port).
Zambezi Queen itinerary 2016 cruises
In the event of losing the Zambezi Queen houseboat position on the map, to find the ship again, this page has to be reloaded. The AIS data for AmaWaterways chartered cruise ship Zambezi Queen current location is from VesselFinder (ship tracking site). Note: This Chobe River boat is currently not available for tracking due to unknown MMSI number.