Flame Of Africa
The Lady of the Lake, Lady Jacqueline Kariba houseboat, is a beautiful 65ft Cruiser with cabin capacity for 10 people (maximum 15 passengers). She is fully equipped and furnished with all the uncomplicated comforts that make a trip aboard her one of simple luxury. Her spacious interior and ample deck area invite you to sit back and enjoy the very best of the “Kariba Houseboat Experience” in Zimbabwe.
LADY J SPECIFICATIONS:
Maximum 15, Cabin capacity for 10 Passengers:
Twin Volvo Penta turbo inter-cooled main engines with a 17Kva silent run generator.
2 Double Cabins en suite (shower, toilet and hand basin) – Air Conditioned
1 Bunk Cabin Twin bunk beds Pullman style (2 Beds)
1 Bunk Cabin with 2 sets of Bunk Beds Pullman style (4 beds)
Separate Bathroom (Shower, toilet and hand basin)
Limited mattresses and mozzie nets for those who wish to sleep on the top deck.
Spacious Upper Deck with a fitted Bar Area, Sunbathing deck
The saloon has a DVD home theatre, colour TV and video as well a CD player.
A selection of natural history books and novels, videos, cds, DVD’s, board games, cards etc. are available, Air Conditioned & Jacuzzi.
Includes one 18 ft tender with 90hp Yamaha engine for Game Viewing, Fishing and Sunset Cruises.(Takes 6 Adults ) An additional tender can be arranged at an extra cost!!
On Board Equipment:
She is fitted with Garmin GPS navigational equipment as well as depth finders. The galley is equipped with microwave oven. Limited fishing tackle available.
DIRECTIONS TO THE LADY J:
From Bulawayo head to Vic Falls at the 285km peg turn right onto Kamativi road for 148km. Then look on right for two concrete gateposts sign posted “Masumu lodge” and “Chilila lodge”. Follow the road to Masumu. for approx. 2.9km . Go through the gates tell the guard you want Lady Jacqueline. Follow the signs to the harbour Lady J is the last boat on the left.
1. Bulawayo 0 m
2. Get on Old Khami and drive east 608 m 608 m 0:00:00 196° true
3. Turn left onto Main 2.6 km 2.0 km 0:02:57 105° true
4. Turn right onto Road 285 km 282 km 2:59:41 311° true
5. Road 434 km 149 km 3:43:25 0° true
From Vic Falls: Head to Hwange for 155km look for Kamativi turn off on left follow this road for 148km. Then look on the right for two concrete gate posts sign-posted “Masumu lodge” and “Chilila lodge”. Follow the road to Masumu. for approx. 2.9km . Go through the gates tell the guard you want Lady Jacqueline. Follow the signs to the harbour Lady J is the last boat on the left.
1. Victoria Falls 0 m
2. Get on A8 and drive west 200 m 200 m 0:00:00 339° true
3. Turn left onto Road 100 km 99.4 km 1:03:09 119° true
4. Turn left onto Road 185 km 85.5 km 2:08:19 69° true
5. Road 267 km 82.0 km 2:03:01 316° true
PARKING: Self-drive clients can park the vehicles at Masumu Lodge at their own risk.
A’ Zambezi River Lodgeis set on the banks of the majestic Zambezi River and just a few kilometers upstream from the Victoria Falls. The A’ Zambezi River Lodge offers a true African experience.
A’ Zambezi River Lodge is the only Hotel in Victoria Falls located on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River only 5km upstream from the majestic Victoria Falls. Guests enjoy free transport to and from the Falls several times a day.
Within close distance to:
From Airport – 28km – From Railway Station – 6km – From Bulawayo – 437km – From Harare – 877km
The Lodge has 44 Double and 37 twin rooms and 4 Suites. There are also 2 rooms for the Disabled. All rooms have air conditioning, with satellite TV Direct Dial phones Hairdryers, In room safes Mosquito nets, Mini bars and Tea and Coffee making facilities.
A full range of sports are available nearby, including an 18-hole, championship golf course at Elephant Hills Hotel ; white water rafting; bungee jumping; canoing; game walks and drives; elephant back safaris; helicopter flights over the Falls and cruises on the Zambezi.
2. Hwange Safari Lodge is situated on the border of the Hwange National park in its own extensive grounds’.
Location: Hwange Safari Lodge (1 hours Drive from Victoria Falls) is located on the border of the Hwange National park in its own private section and part of the park.
The Lodge has 100 well-appointed rooms and suites, as well as conference facilities. Each room has an en-suite bathroom with both a bath tub and shower. All rooms have air conditioning, overhead fan and heating
Early morning, daytime and night game drives in open vehicles with expert guides.
Cultural village tours
Painted dog conservation camp
On-site viewing platform and waterhole
Directions: Hwange Safari Lodge Dete Hwange Zimbabwe GPS: 18° 39′ 27.3600″ S 26° 58′ 42.2400″ E
The Ichobezi Safariboats allow guests to experience a river safari unlike any other. Family owned and managed, these Safari boats cruise the Chobe River and offer clients the opportunity to stay on board and use the boat as a floating lodge within the Chobe National Park. Guests can make use of all the activities available, or simply relax and enjoy the constantly changing scenery that cruising on the Chobe River provides.
Location: Chobe River, Eastern Caprivi, Namibia (Opposite Kasane and the Chobe National Park)
4 luxury cabins: All en-suite with large picture windows opening onto the river.
Included in rate
Game viewing by tender boat with a knowledgeable guide.
Excellent birding opportunities.
Guided walks on the Caprivi floodplain
Superb fishing all year round especially for those wanting to fish for Tiger.
Activities Offered-Not included in rate:
Day trip to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.
Game viewing by vehicle in the Chobe National Park.
Johannesburg to Kasane Airport, Botswana (10 min road transfer to Kasane Immigration office)
Johannesburg to Livingstone Airport, Zambia (100 min road transfer to Kasane Immigration office)
Johannesburg to Vic Falls Airport, Zimbabwe (90 min road transfer to Kasane Immigration office)
MOWANA SAFARI LODGE & SPA
Mowana – The place where the mighty Baobab marks the entry into the mysterious ways of the African wild, Step into Mowana and sense the splendours that await you beyond the lodge’s elegant luxury.
Location: Mowana is 8km by car (tarred road) from the international standard airport at Kasane serviced on a regular basis by flights from Johannesburg, Gaborone and Maun. There are also daily flights from Johannesburg to the Victoria Falls Airport (95km away) in Victoria Falls Zimbabwe. Transfers can be arranged.
Accommodation: 104 luxury rooms with full en-suite bathrooms and 4 suites – all rooms are river facing with air-conditioning, mini bars, hairdryers, tea and coffee making facilities, ceiling fans, mosquito nets and electric insect repellents.
Activities: Activities at Mowana include swimming, hiking, mountain biking, tiger fishing, bird watching, game viewing on a river cruiser or in open-air vehicles with expert game rangers and trackers, night game drives, breakfast and sunset cruises, traditional theme evenings at the African Village, trips to and helicopter viewing of- the Victoria Falls, mokoro (local canoe) trails, river rafting on the Zambezi 4 countries -in-a-day trip (Botswana, Namibia Zambia and Zimbabwe.)
Conference facilities are available in the Batteleur Rooms 1,2 and the Ntsu Boardroom for groups of up to 80 people (100 for cocktail parties). With state of-the-art equipment such us: VHS video recorder, video monitor, overhead projector, LCD projector, 3m x 2m ceiling mounted screen, complete video projection system, etc. Additional technical requirements can he met by prior arrangement.
NAMIB DESERT LODGE:
Location: The main building and the chalets of Namib Desert Lodge are spread out along the foot of the fossilised dunes of the ancient Namib.
Accommodation: A comfortable sojourn is guaranteed by 60 en suite rooms. A restaurant and bar, an inviting terrace with views of the fossilised dunes and two swimming pools beckon you to linger and relax. Oryx antelope and springbok make frequent appearances at the illuminated watering place. Shaded camping sites under acacia trees at the bank of a dry riverbed are available for campers.
Directions: On the C19; 60 km north of Sesriem, 30 km south of Solitaire)
VICTORIA FALLS HOTEL
Set in private gardens overlooking the Victoria Falls Bridge and gorge, this majestic Edwardian hotel, a member of The Leading Hotels Of The World, is one of the most famous establishments in Africa. Having been refurbished, Victoria Falls Hotel’s 182 rooms and suites are elegant, cool and very comfortable. A private pathway leads to the Falls, while the curio market and center of Victoria Falls are just 500m away.
Location: The hotel is only a few minutes walk from the centre of Victoria Falls Town and a ten minute walk along the hotel’s private path from the actual Falls.
Accommodation: Victoria Falls Hotel can accommodate 180 guests. The rooms are decorated in a manner that recaptures the comfortable charm of a bygone age, Modern facilities and amenities mingle well with the old-fashioned ambiance, including such 21st century travelers’ necessities as personal safes, mini bars, bathrobes, digital satellite television and even umbrellas for the convenience of guests visiting the Rain Forest surrounding the Falls. Deluxe Rooms and Suites in the original section of the hotel offer breathtaking views across the deep Zambezi River gorge to the Victoria Falls Bridge and the spray of the Falls.
Activities: A full range of sports are available nearby, including an 18-hole, championship golf course at Elephant Hills Hotel (5 minutes drive from The Victoria Falls Hotel), Casino located at the Kingdom Hotel (5 minutes walk from The Victoria Falls Hotel); white water rafting; bungee jumping; canoing; game walks and drives; elephant back safaris; helicopter flights over the Falls and cruises on the Zambezi.
Weddings: The Victoria Falls Hotel has to be one of the most exclusive and romantic venues in the world to get married. With its own unique chapel, beautiful lush gardens overlooking the magnificent Victoria Falls Bridge and Gorge and beautifully decorated Honeymoon Suites, we will take care of your every need and ensure that your wedding is both special and memorable.
THE RAINBOW HOTEL
The Victoria Falls Rainbow Hotel is the epitomy of all that is Victoria Falls: international in styling, yet with an unmistakable, unashamed African identity And if it is adventure you seek, the Rainbow Hotel offers the ideal base from which to pursue the various Victoria Falls activities on offer.
Location: Rainbow Hotel is a five minute walk from the town center and within easy walking distance of Victoria Falls themselves
Accommodation: The hotel has the following 88 rooms comprising of:56 twin rooms /12 double rooms/16 family rooms /2 family suites/2 de luxe suites. Among which there are 10 pairs of inter leading rooms. These rooms overlook lush gardens or the immaculate swim and sip pool.
Activities: A full range of sports are available nearby, including an 18-hole, championship golf course at Elephant Hills Hotel , Casino located at the Kingdom Hotel ; white water rafting; bungee jumping; canoing; game walks and drives; elephant back safaris; helicopter flights over the Falls and cruises on the Zambezi.
A LITTLE SOSSUS LODGE NAMIBIA
Location: A Little Sossus Lodge is situated 35km southeast of Sesriem. It is surrounded by the Nubib, Tsaris and Naukluft mountains, with views of the dunes to the west.
Accommodation: Accommodation is in 16 well-furnished chalets, built from local rock and stone. 12 of the rooms have double or twin beds and the other 4 units are family rooms that sleep 4 people. They all have en-suite bathrooms with shower/toilet. The lights and fans are powered by a combination of solar energy and generators. All of their soaps, shampoo, body lotion etc. are environmental friendly
Activities: Sossusvlei Excursion This half day excursion requires an early start to the day. After enjoying home baked rusks with coffee, you will be whisked off in our 4×4 to admire the majestic sand dunes of the Namib Desert. Our experienced guide will treat you to a day that you will not forget and at the same time will satisfy your curiosity. A scrumptious brunch is held under the camel thorn trees before your return to the Lodge Naukluft Excursion After a hearty farm breakfast you will depart for the Naukluft Park and the gorgeous rock pools which are found there. Our guide will provide you with a picnic lunch and refreshments at one of the rock pools, whilst admiring the bird and wildlife of the area. Several hiking trails can be followed and return to the Lodge is in the late afternoon in time for sundowners. Sundowner Drive An evening drive which includes a leisurely nature drive, slowly winding up the side of the mountain. At the top of the mountain you can enjoy the spectacular sunset
Zambezi Queen cruises along the banks of the Chobe River and is uniquely situated only a few kilometers from the point where 4 African countries meet, namely Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It is also only 80km by road from one of the great wonders of the world – the magnificent Victoria Falls
Getting There: Access to Zambezi Queen on the Namibian side is made possible by a 30 minute charter light from Victoria Falls to Impillia Island followed by a 10 min boat ride aboard one of our tender boats. – Road transfer guests will be collected from Immigration situated on the banks of the river at Kasane in Botswana for the 10 minute boat transfer to Zambezi Queen’s docking station. – There is also an air charter company that operates from an airstrip on the adjacent island that can pick up and drop off at any spot within 300km of Kasane.
The benefit here is that here will be only one border clearance necessary as it is Namibian based.
Accommodation: The first of the vessel’s three levels boasts an air-conditioned reading room, which offers a comprehensive library of books on the area and numerous games. There is also a computer facility with internet and a Curio shop. The remainder of the first and the entire second level contain the 10 Suites and 4 Master Suites. Situated on the third level are the dining facilities alongside an open-plan lounge area with fireplace. The outside areas on the top deck also include a shaded area with seating and a pool as well as a sun bathing area.
• Water-based game viewing and bird watching on tender boats
• A land-based cultural tour of a local village
• A land-based half- day 4×4 game viewing in Botswana’s Chobe National Park
• Tiger & bream fishing in season
David Livingstone Safari Lodge-Livingstone – Zambia
4 day, 3 night itinerary – Valid: 11 April 2013 – 5 January 2014
International travellers only
Rate from:- R 7366.00 per person sharing R 2 700.00 approx airport and departure taxes
R 10 066.00 combined total of the above
Return flights Johannesburg / Livingstone on SAA or BA
Road transfers to suit itinerary
3 nights David Livingstone Safari Lodge on a bed and breakfast basis plus 1 Nights Dinner per stay
Activity: 1 x Lady Livingstone Sunset Cruise and 1 x Tour of the falls
$10 ZAWA park levy, $20 park entrance fee on Tour of the falls, $10 river usage fee on Sunset Cruise
All items of a personal nature not mentioned above ,Visas, Health Requirements ,Travel Insurance,
Subject to availability and rate change without prior notice. Terms and conditions apply. E&O
Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge 3 Night Special
4 day, 3 night Special Valid: till 31 December 2013
Rate from:- R 7469. 00 per person sharing.
Road transfers from either Vic Falls, Livingstone or Kasane
3 nights accommodation -includes early morning tea, brunch or lunch, afternoon tea and dinner.
Am or pm Game Drive, River safari and Night drive-includes drinks .
Scheduled Tour of Falls either on arrival or departure en-route from airport (only for guests arriving/departing Vic Falls or Livingstone )
1 x Chobe day trip (River safari, lunch and game drive)
Flights, taxes, All items of a personal nature not mentioned above, additional alcoholic & non-alcoholic drinks, Visas, Health Requirements, Travel Insurance, fishing, game walks,
$10 Park fee at Imbabala per person per stay, Victoria Falls entry fee $30 per person per entry ,
Chobe Park fees $15 per person per entry.
All items of a personal nature not mentioned above, Visas, Health Requirements,Travel insurance,