Chobe Princess

Drift and stay on the Chobe River with this lovely exclusive houseboat

Chobe National Park - Kasane
2017
$380 - $470

 

Chobe River - Houseboat

Price Range (2017)

$380 - $470

Our Rating

Client Rating

Our Highlights

  • Flexible arrival dates
  • 3 Houseboats
  • Unrivaled access to Chobe River
  • Additional motor boat activities

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Safari Lifestyles View

 

A very unique experience awaits you with the Chobe Princess. There are actually 3 of these houseboats which traverse the game rich Chobe River area.

 

Whilst Chobe National Park itself can get very busy on land, you while away your time on the tranquility of the water, spotting the many animals which use the river as a source for water.

 

This is a very comfortable affair with a high class of cabin and amenities.

 

We love this as its a completely different experience to the standard lodge fair which Botswana offers, and particularly in an area which can get very busy on land, these boats are much quieter and offer a less crowded safari.

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Camp Detail

Camp Style

Houseboat undertaking Chobe River and motorboat activities

Location

Chobe River

How do I get there

Transfer from Kasane Airport

Lodge Type

Houseboat with up to 5 cabins

Whats Included

 

  • Accommodation
  • All Meals
  • All drinks
  • Laundry Service
  • Game Drives - Daytime

Whats Not Included

 

  • Travel to and from the lodge
  • Private Vehicles
  • Personal Expenses
  • Premium Imported Drinks
  • Tips

Child Policy

 

Children of all ages accepted with conditions

 

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Wildlife

Land activities

Water activities

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Wildlife & Activities

 

Wildlife

 

Catch sight of huge herds of elephant as they swim across the water, as well as buffalo, lion, crocodile, lechwe, puku, giraffe, zebra, sable, kudu and the occasional leopard as they gather to quench their thirst at watering holes. Besides animal life, you’ll also see a huge variety of birdlife and plant life as you listen to the sounds of a hippo grunting and breathe in the sweet smell of African grass.

 

 

Activities

 

Game viewing on the Chobe River is at its most exceptional from March to November when the weather is drier and the animals are more mobile as they search for food and water. Summer and spring also offer unique opportunities though, as you watch the landscape burst into life after the first rains of the season.

 

The boat also offers, fishing, birding and cultural tours

 

The Camp

Camp Overview

 

With only a small number of guests per boat and no set itinerary or departure dates, staying in one of the three Chobe Princesses is like being on your very own luxury houseboat. The entire boat can also be booked exclusively, giving you your very own private villa on the water. As you drift down the Chobe River and spot incredible wildlife scenes, you'll be able to completely relax in an intimate river safari experience.

Lodge Layout

 

Head to the upper entertainment deck of your luxury houseboat and relax in the spacious lounge and bar, as you take time to simply sit back and soak up the scenery. This deck also has an open-air dining area where you can enjoy superb seasonal meals prepared by our experienced chefs.

 

Want to cool off? Take a dip in the plunge pool before unwinding on a sun lounger with an ice-cold drink served all day from our bar. Our lounge area comes with oversized leather couches, tables and chairs that are the perfect place from which to enjoy a spot of game viewing or simply to spend time with family and friends. As night draws in, enjoy some unforgettable stargazing under a vast African sky.

 

Lunch and dinner are set menus with a single option, so please do let us know any dietary requirements before you arrive. Unfortunately, due to our remote location, we’re not able to cater for Kosher and Halaal meals. In keeping with the relaxed atmosphere of the Chobe Princesses, we don’t serve high tea at a set time. Instead, we have tea, coffee and home-baked goodies readily available at the bar area of the entertainment deck for you to enjoy at any time of day.

Room Description

 

As you lie in bed and drink in your striking surroundings, you’ll find it very hard to leave the comfort of your cabin on board one of our luxury Chobe Princess houseboats. Tasteful décor cleverly combines local flavour with contemporary design, and the overall focal point is the large sliding window that frames the changing African landscapes perfectly.

 

Two of the 18-metre Chobe Princesses contain four cabin suites, while the third is slightly larger with five suites. Each cabin sleeps two people - either in a king-sized bed, or in two single beds if you prefer. Along with air-conditioning, cabins are fitted with mosquito-proofed windows and en-suite bathrooms with a shower, toilet and basin. Luxurious toiletries are provided for your comfort, as well as insect repellant for a peaceful night’s sleep. Hairdryers are available on request.

Camp Environment

 

The Houseboat immediate environment is the Chobe River itself and the banks of the river where the wildlife gathers, sometimes in huge numbers

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