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Zambezi Queen

The beautiful Zambezi Queen was specifically designed for safari river cruising on the Chobe River and offers a sophisticated design to maximize animal sightings.

OVERVIEW

With a design specific for safari river cruising on the Chobe River, the 28-passenger Zambezi Queen (2009) offers a sophisticated onboard experience designed to maximize animal sightings. Your comfort is ensured when staying in any of the 14 balcony staterooms (which range up to 300 sq. ft), all decorated in contemporary style. The air-conditioned top deck of the ship offers a dining room, lounge, bar and pool area for your comfort. Enjoy game watching from your stateroom, or visit the top deck for a beverage, sun bathing and more game watching. Peruse the library of books, enjoy a board game and explore the riverbanks of the Chobe River on the Zambezi Queen.
Built2009
Built inNamibia
Length150 feet
Width25.6 feet
Crew22 (African)
Staterooms10
Suites4
RegistryNamibia
Home portKasane

DECKS

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STATEROOMS

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LIFE ONBOARD

While on board the Zambezi Queen, our guests will dine in absolute opulence whilst taking in the unique African surrounds. Situated on the 3rd level, the dining room offers unobstructed views on three sides. Experience delectable dishes such as butternut and macadamia soup and fillet of beef with bordelaise sauce paired with the perfect wine. The mornings offer a full English breakfast and the afternoons offer a lavish gourmet lunch buffet. In the evenings, be our honored guest for an elegant, formal dining experience, the perfect ending to your daily river cruise adventures. We offer complimentary wine and beer with all lunch and dinners on board.
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  • All Suites have their own private balconies with either a double or two single beds
  • 4 Master Suites, which are 300 sq. ft.
  • 8 Category A Suites, which are 235 sq. ft.
  • 2 Category B Suites, which are 215 sq. ft.
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  • The air-conditioned top deck consists of the dining room, lounge, bar and sunbathing area complete with private pool
  • The interior furnishings are elegant and timeless, creating a luxurious yet comfortable experience. The dining room is situated on the 3rd level with unobstructed views on three sides
  • The bar includes local and imported spirits, wine and beers
  • Reading room
  • Gift Shop
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With AmaWaterways, you’ll find an exceptional vacation experience. In addition you’ll enjoy the finest onboard service of any river cruise line. After ten years in business, we believe that a big factor in our award-winning success is superior service and attention. Our passengers consistently rate our personalized, professional and friendly service as a highlight of their cruise. How do we know? They tell us. Passengers aboard every AmaWaterways ship complete a detailed questionnaire at the end of their cruise, and we diligently read every single one of them. It provides continuous feedback on our passengers’ experience, and enables us to guide our onboard staff. We can praise the staff for a job well done, and make quick adjustments before the start of the next cruise. At AmaWaterways, customer service is our top priority.
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  • Responsibility towards the environment forms the foundation upon which this eco-boat was built
  • A water jet propulsion system replaces the conventional propeller system, causing no damage to the river bed
  • Only the latest fuel efficient and low emission generators are run during daylight hours, with the boat operating on battery power through the night
  • Hot water is provided by a solar heating system
  • Energy-saving lights throughout
  • Water-saving taps and showers
  • Onboard sewage processing plant
  • Cleaning detergents and soaps are biodegradable
  • Five-stage water purification plant, using river water in showers and tap
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ITINERARIES

2014

2015

Stars of South Africa (2014)

Enjoy 3 nights in Cape Town, followed by a 4-night wildlife cruise & 2 nights In Victoria Falls, 1 night in Johannesburg & 3 nights at a safari lodge in the Kruger National Park area
16 Days – Travel to Cape Town & return from Johannesburg
Countries Visited: Botswana, South Africa, Zimbabwe
River(s): Chobe
Check In Dates: Mar 14; Mar 28; Apr 25; May 9; Jun 6; Jun 27; Jul 18; Aug 1; Aug 15; Aug 29; Sep 12; Sep 26; Oct 10; Oct 24; Nov 7; Nov 21

Golden Trails of East Africa (2014)

1 night in Johannesburg (or 3-night Cape Town Pre-Extension), then a 4-night wildlife cruise & 2 nights in Victoria Falls, overnight in Johannesburg, 1 night in Nairobi, Kenya, 6 nights at Tanzania luxury safari lodges in Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro and the Serengeti
18 Days – Travel to Johannesburg & return from Nairobi
Countries Visited: Botswana, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
River(s): Chobe
Check In Dates: Mar 16; Mar 30; Jun 8; Jun 29; Jul 20; Aug 3; Aug 17; Aug 31; Sep 14; Sep 28; Oct 12; Oct 26; Nov 9; Nov 23

Discover Africa (2014)

Enjoy 3 nights in Cape Town, followed by a 4-night Wildlife cruise & 2 nights in Victoria Falls
12 Days – Travel to Cape Town and return from Johannesburg
Countries Visited: Botswana, South Africa, Zimbabwe
River(s): Chobe
Check In Dates: Mar 14; Mar 28; Apr 25; May 9; Jun 6; Jun 27; Jul 18; Aug 1; Aug 29; Sep 26; Oct 10; Oct 24; Nov 7; Nov 21

Rivers & Rails of Africa (2014)

Enjoy 3 nights in Cape Town, followed by a 4-night wildlife cruise & 2 nights in Victoria Falls, then 2 nights on board the Rovos Rail Luxury Train & 1 night in Johannesburg
15 Days – Travel to Cape Town and return from Johannesburg
Countries Visited: Botswana, South Africa, Zimbabwe
River(s): Chobe
Check In Dates: Mar 14; Mar 28; Apr 25; May 9; Jul 18; Aug 1; Aug 15; Sep 26; Oct 10; Nov 7; Nov 21