Details & Prices
Per person per night
CHF 417-605Standard Room
CHF 540-726Superior Room

All meals, drinks (except premier brands), twice daily activities with one of the camp guides.

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Children:from 7 to 12 years
Chobe Princess Houseboat

The Chobe Princess Safariboats are intimate houseboats on the Chobe River that allow guests to experience the wonders of the Chobe National Park without the crowds. The boats follow a schedule, with a 2-day departure on mondays and wednesdays and a 3-day departure on fridays. The boat is basically your private floating hotel on the Chobe River with staff, guides and boats at your disposal.

There are three boats, built to the same specifications. The boats offer 4-5 cabins, each configured with either a king size bed or a twin. All rooms can accommodate two adults and are equipped with large sliding windows and en-suite bathroom. Children of any age are allowed on the boat, and triples are possible for one child under 8 in the parent's room. The superior rooms are slightly more expensive as they offer a private balcony.

The Chobe Princess Safariboats consist of 3 decks. The cabins for guests and staff are located on the lower deck. The upper deck features bar, lounge and dining area. In front of the boat there is a sun deck with loungers and a plunge pool. The top deck is the perfect viewing point to watch wildlife while the sun sets over the Chobe River.

The Chobe Princess Safariboats operate on the Namibian side of the Chobe River. Access is through Kasane (Botswana) at the Kasane Immigration border post on the river. It is about a 10 min driving distance from Kasane Airport.

This border posts opens at 07h30 and closes at 16h30 daily. Guests should meet at Immigration at 13:30. After having your passport stamped, it is only a short boat ride across the river to Impalila Island to enter into Namibia (another stamp!). The whole transfer should not take more than 45 min from the jetty, or one hour from Kasane airport respectively. On your day of departure you will be taken back to Botswana, your arrival time at the Kasane border post (jetty) is about 10 am.

The Chobe Princess Safariboats have access to several exclusive docking sites along the Chobe River. It will take the boat between 3 and 4 hours to move from one site to the next.

Chobe‘s wildlife roams in profusion and diversity. It is home to the largest concentration of elephants in Africa and during the dry season the herds congregate along the fertile flood plains of the Chobe River. Large herds of Buffalo also concentrate on the floodplains during the dry season. Other major species such as Lion, Wild Dog, Puku, Red Lechwe, Sable and Roan Antelope are encountered in many areas of the reserve.

Being on a houseboat is an activity in itself as the boat provides a wonderful platform for game viewing along the river. Smaller tender boats that accompagny the houseboast allow for game cuises along the banks of the Chobe National Park. The tender boats can also be used for fishing and birding.

Game viewing by vehicle in the Chobe National Park is not offered and not recommended, as it requires two border crossing each way.

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