Lake Kariba Houseboat Safari – 3 days

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Embark on a 3-day houseboat safari on Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe’s largest man-made lake. Discover diverse wildlife, majestic sunsets, and scenic beauty while enjoying comfortable accommodations onboard. This itinerary combines nature, relaxation, and adventure for an unforgettable experience.


Upon arrival at Kariba, Zimbabwe, you will be greeted by our friendly guide who will assist you with the necessary arrangements. Once aboard the houseboat, settle into your comfortable cabin and enjoy a refreshing welcome drink. Set sail on Lake Kariba, marveling at the expansive waters and awe-inspiring landscapes. Indulge in a delicious lunch prepared by the onboard chef while gently cruising along.

In the afternoon, head out for an exciting game drive in the Matusadona National Park. Keep your camera ready as you may spot elephants, lions, buffalo, and various bird species. Return to the houseboat and unwind on the deck, savoring a magnificent sunset over the lake. Enjoy a scrumptious dinner as the boat gently rocks you to sleep.

Wake up to the soothing sounds of nature and enjoy a hearty breakfast on the deck. Today, engage in a thrilling fishing expedition on the lake. Lake Kariba is known for its abundant tiger fish, bream, and tilapia. Cast your line and let the excitement of reeling in a big catch fill the air. If fishing isn't your cup of tea, you can simply relax on the deck, soaking up the serene ambiance.

In the afternoon, go on a scenic boat excursion along the shoreline, where you will have the opportunity to spot hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of water birds. Our experienced guide will share fascinating insights about the lake's ecosystem and wildlife. Return to the houseboat for a delectable dinner prepared by the onboard chef. Spend the evening stargazing or join in some onboard entertainment.

After a leisurely breakfast, embark on a cultural adventure by visiting a local fishing village. Interact with the warm and friendly locals, gaining insights into their traditional way of life. Learn about their fishing techniques, handicrafts, and cultural practices. This authentic experience offers a unique glimpse into the local community.

Return to the houseboat for a final lunch before disembarking at Kariba. Bid farewell to the captivating Lake Kariba as you depart with cherished memories of an incredible safari experience.

  • Accommodation onboard the houseboat
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) prepared by the onboard chef
  • Guided game drives and wildlife excursions
  • Fishing equipment and guided fishing expeditions
  • Cultural village visit
  • Professional guide services
  • International and domestic flights
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional activities or excursions
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
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Lake Kariba Houseboat Safari – 3 days

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