Discover Africa River Cruise from $9,499


  • 4 nights deluxe accommodation in an air-conditioned balcony suite
  • Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during the cruise and a Tour Director during programs
  • Game viewing deck with pool
  • Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar
  • All onboard dining, including a traditional African dinner
  • Regionally inspired cuisine
  • Welcome Dinner
  • Complimentary wine, beer & local spirits
  • LAND PROGRAM includes: 3 nights at the Cape Grace Hotel in an upgraded Luxury room, including daily breakfast
  • Welcome Reception with drinks and tapas
  • Full-day Cape of Good Hope tour and local lunch with drinks
  • Cableway to the summit of Table Mountain (weather permitting)
  • Cape Winelands tour including tastings and lunch OR guided visit to Robben Island followed by lunch
  • 2-night stay in upgraded Stable Wing rooms at the Victoria Falls Hotel, including daily breakfast
  • Cocktail reception aboard a vintage steam train followed by dinner
  • Guided tour of Victoria Falls National Park
  • Exclusive Sundowner Cruise with drinks and tapas
  • All airport transfers

Experience the beauty and natural wonders of iconic Cape Town; get up close to animals in their natural habitat; and explore one of the “Seven Wonders of the World.” Spend three nights in Cape Town, discovering its many treasures with visits to Cape of Good Hope, Boulders Beach and Table Mountain. You also have a choice to visit the renowned Cape Winelands, or tour famous Robben Island. Next, fly to Kasane, Botswana and cross the border to Namibia to embark on your Chobe River safari cruise through the wondrous Chobe National Park, home to one of Africa’s densest populations of wildlife. Encounter elephants, giraffes, leopards, zebras and buffaloes on excursions by boat and open-air vehicles. Conclude your journey with two nights at the majestic Victoria Falls. You also have the option to extend your trip in Johannesburg, following in the foot-steps of Nelson Mandela.





DAY 1    Cape Town        

Arrival transfer and hotel check-in

Welcome Reception

Situated amidst majestic mountains and lined with pristine beaches, Cape Town offers a rich culture and heritage with extraordinary attractions. After being greeted at the airport by an AmaWaterways Representative, transfer to Cape Grace Hotel. Get to know your Tour Director at the Welcome Reception. (WR)


DAY 2    Cape Town        

Full-day Cape of Good Hope tour and lunch in local restaurant with drinks

Embark on a full-day exploration along one of the world’s most stunning routes, taking you southeast along the Atlantic seaboard past the 12 Apostles, Hout Bay and Chapman’s Peak. Stop at Cape Point, located in the nature reserve within Table Mountain National Park, which forms part of the Cape Floral Region, a World Heritage Site. You’ll also visit Boulders Beach, home to thousands of African penguins, and then be treated to lunch with drinks overlooking False Bay—one of the world’s most beautiful bays. (B,L)


DAY 3    Cape Town        

Cableway up Table Mountain and scenic drive through Cape Winelands with tastings and lunch

OR Robben Island guided tour with lunch in local restaurant and cableway up Table Mountain

You have a choice of two excursions, depending on your interests. Take a cableway up to Table Mountain for spectacular views of the city and surrounding areas, followed by a trip to the Cape Winelands, which comprises the Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl valleys. South African wine is world renowned, and you’ll get to visit two of its best vineyards, complete with wine tasting. A sumptuous lunch will be included along the way. Or choose to explore another side of Cape Town at famous Robben Island, once used as a prison for many political inmates, including Nelson Mandela. You’ll ferry over to the island where you will take a tour led by a former inmate. Back in Cape Town, enjoy lunch and afterwards board the cableway to Table Mountain’s summit, followed by a drive through some of the city’s diverse neighborhoods. (B,L)


DAY 4    Cape Town        

Morning flight to Kasane, Botswana

Zambezi Queen


Welcome Cocktail & Dinner

In the morning, transfer to the airport for a flight to Kasane, Botswana via Johannesburg. Here, you’ll be transferred to the Chobe River where tender boats take you to the Zambezi Queen moored on the Namibia side of the river. Settle into your stateroom, enjoy a late lunch, and in the evening, be treated to a Welcome Cocktail Reception and Dinner. (B,D)


DAY 5    Zambezi Queen

Chobe River safaris by boat

Embark on an exhilarating, morning boat safari to explore the Chobe River’s diverse game viewing. Afterwards, return to the Zambezi Queen for lunch. During the afternoon, you’ll meet an environ- mentalist, who’ll share his insight on Chobe National Park and its animals. Later in the day, enjoy another thrilling boat safari. (B,L,D)


DAY 6    Zambezi Queen

Full day safari of Chobe National Park by open top 4×4 vehicle with picnic lunch

Join a full-day safari of Chobe National Park in open-top 4×4 vehicles. Be on the lookout for elephants, giraffe, zebra, sable, warthog and cape buffaloes. Prides of lions, hyenas and (more rarely) cheetahs could be encountered along the way. For lunch, take a seat under the trees and savor a delicious picnic. (B,L,D)


DAY 7    Zambezi Queen

Morning visit to local African village

Afternoon safari by boat

OR Bird watching

OR Fishing

African-themed dinner

Start the day off with an unforgettable visit to a typical African village to experience the local culture first hand. Spend time with the children of the village as well as its elders, and learn about their day-to-day life. After lunch on board, you can choose between a boat safari, bird watching or fishing. Spend your last evening aboard with a festive African-themed dinner hosted by your crew—complete with singing and dancing. (B,L,D)


DAY 8    Zambezi Queen

Early morning safari by boat


Victoria Falls

Transfer to Victoria Falls

Sunset cocktail reception aboard a vintage steam train, followed by dinner

During the early morning, enjoy a slightly different version of a river safari aboard a unique double-decker barge, which allows you to venture into the smaller channels on the Botswana side of Chobe National Park. This excursion offers you an unusual viewpoint to observe hippos and elephants in their natural habitat. Later in the morning, transfer to legendary Victoria Falls, one of the world’s greatest natural wonders. Spend the afternoon exploring the town or experience one of the many activities offered at your hotel. During the evening, join a cocktail reception aboard a vintage steam train, followed by a special dinner. (B,D)


DAY 9    Victoria Falls     

Guided tour of Victoria Falls

Free afternoon

Zambezi River sundowner cruise with drinks and tapas

A local guide will take you on a tour of the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls. You’ll learn about its history, and the flora and fauna that make this area so unique. In the evening, embark on a private sunset cruise along the Zambezi River. Relax on board as you observe a variety of game while enjoying a delicious mix of tapas with drinks. (B)


DAY 10  Victoria Falls     

Flight to Johannesburg


Return flight home or extend in Johannesburg

After breakfast, bid adieu to Zimbabwe as you head to Victoria Falls Airport for your return flight to Johannesburg and onward flight home or extend your trip with two nights in Johannesburg and/or four nights in Rwanda. (B) Note: Please do not book onward flights prior to 6:30 pm


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