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Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River

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Watch a Zambezi River sunset from a cocktail cruise that is timed for you to see wildlife gathering by the riverbanks at dusk. Door-to-door transport from Victoria Falls hotels ensures a relaxing experience from beginning to end. An optional upgrade offers top-deck seating, gourmet snacks, and premium drinks throughout the cruise.
  • Cruise the Zambezi River at sunset, the ideal time to see active wildlife
  • Experience cooler temperatures in the early evening 
  • Enjoy included appetizers and drinks or upgrade to gourmet service
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off at Victoria Falls hotels
What to Expect
Meet a driver at your hotel on the Zimbabwe side of Victoria Falls, and then travel to the edge of the Zambezi River to board a spacious riverboat. Grab a drink and a snack from the bar as the setting sun illuminates the surrounding countryside, and watch for animals drinking at the edge of the water. It’s common to spot hippos, giraffes, crocodiles, zebras, and many species of birds in soft light that’s great for photography or just enjoying the view. You’ll see the first stars appear over the Zambezi River by the end of the cruise, and finish the night with drop-off at your original departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Zambezi River
Departure Time
4:00 PM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Beverages
  • Snacks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • National Parks Fees ($10 payable locally)
  • Visa fees if applicable
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off is included from Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe based hotels only
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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The Signature Deck was very nice with cocktails and excellent Hors d'oeuvres. We had an unexpected sighting of an elephant on a small island in the river and numerous bird sightings including 3 African Fish Eagles. There were hippos in the water near the shore. It was a most
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When our travel agent recommended booking the Signature Deck River Cruise... I thought "Mmmm a little pretentious for me"... couldn't have been happier that we did. 22 of us travelled on our daughter's "Buddymoon" to Hwange National Parks and the Vic Falls and all of us agreed
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The whole experience was a total contrast to our helicopter fight and then walk around Victoria Falls. The food and beverages flowed freely and the sunset was beautiful. A very peaceful and relaxing end to a great day.
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Response from Johnnymac1012, Director at Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River
Responded 3 Sep 2019
Hi Larry, thank you for your kind review, we always appreciate feedback. We are so glad you enjoyed your cruise. John
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Lovely finish to the day. Plenty of space, not overcrowded. Somewhere to sit but easy enough to move around to take photos. As much as you want to drink and hors d'oeuvres served throughout the evening, very nice. Very pleasant staff, couldn't do enough for you. Saw elephants,
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This is a perfectly fine way to spend the evening. Drinks and appetizers are part of the price. We saw a gigantic herd of about 35 elephants. We also saw several hippos and crocodiles. The sunset was pretty enough. Overall it was worth it.
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