Chobe Boat Cruises - 1 Day

Chobe boat cruises are an amazing way to experience the best of Botswana. You can get up close to large herds of game that are abundant in the Chobe National Park. They tend to make their way to the river and onto the islands in the river to feast on the sweet grass.  Puku and lechwe antelopes are common on the Chobe floodplains.

Here, there is the highest concentration of elephants in the world and herds of elephants frequently cross the Chobe River. Hippos and crocodiles like to bask in the sun next to the water. You can also see buffalo and giraffe and other plains game. Lucky visitors might see leopards and lions! Furthermore, there are over 460 bird species in the park.

All Chobe boat cruises depart from Kasane, the town which borders on the Chobe National Park. There are regular afternoon and morning departures.

WHAT TO EXPECT ON A CHOBE BOAT CRUISE
Some of the best photography is possible in the afternoons; the evening light lends itself to excellent photography of the animals and birds as well as the magnificent sunsets over the Chobe River. The mornings are also very special, with the animals heading to the water for a morning drink.

Birding is also excellent along the river with frequent sightings of African darters, fish eagles, kingfishers and other waders and water birds. The African skimmer is often seen, a rare species to see elsewhere.

We highly recommend a Chobe boat cruise to make the most of your stay in Botswana.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • You can experience magnificent sunsets from the Chobe River
  • Excellent bird sightings
  • Silent approach to animals
  • Value for money experience
  • Park fees are included in the price

Itinerary

Day 1
CHOBE BOAT CRUISES OPTIONS

NEW 3-HOUR LUXURY CHOBE-STYLE BREAKFAST CRUISE
Departs 7:00 – ends 10:00
Includes water, soft drinks, sparkling wine, continental breakfast and a Chobe history guide

NEW 3-HOUR LUXURY CHOBE SNACK PLATTER CRUISE
Depart 12:30 or 15:00
Includes water, soft drinks, G&T, red and white wine, sparkling wine and a deluxe hot platter

3-HOUR CHOBE LUNCH CRUISE
Departs 12:30
Includes water, soft drinks, braai style lunch and transfers from Kasane
Min. 4 adults to confirm

3-HOUR CHOBE SUNSET CRUISE
Departs 15:00
Includes soft drinks, local beers, peanuts and crisps
NEW 3-HOUR CHOBE VIP SUNSET CRUISE
Departs 15:00
Includes soft drinks, local beers, spirits and wines and a deluxe snack platter

FULL-DAY CHOBE BOAT CRUISE
Duration: 8 hours
10:00 – 18:00
Includes water, soft drinks, and a braai style lunch
We need a minimum of 4 adults to confirm a full day Chobe boat cruise

THE CHOBE EXPLORER FULL-DAY CRUISE
Duration: 7 hours
Departs 11:00 – ends 18:00
Includes morning and afternoon tea / coffee, water, all local drinks, lunch and transfers from Kasane

3-HOUR PRIVATE CHOBE BOAT HIRE
Duration: 3 hours
Departs: anytime between 6:00 and 15:00
Includes bottled water, soft drinks and park fees
Seats up to 8 people per boat
Excludes park fees of BWP 70 per person
Excludes water, drinks and snacks (you are welcome to bring your own refreshments with)
Excludes transfers from lodges in Kasane
Transfers can be booked or you can self-drive to the jetty in Kasane

NEW 3-HOUR IMPALILA ISLAND VILLAGE TOUR
Departs anytime between 8:00 and 16:00
Includes water, soft drinks, conservancy fee and transfers from Kasane.
Minimum of 2 adults required to confirm a departure

INCLUSIONS

Cost Includes

  • Kasane town transfers.
  • Water, soft drinks and packed meals as specified per activity.
  • Services of Proffesional Guides

Cost Excludes

  • Excludes park fees of BWP 70 per person

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

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