Things To Do
Zambezi River Cruises - Safari Par Excellence
ZAMBEZI RIVER CRUISES The Waterfront operates two cruise boats ā€“ the MV Makumbi¯ and the MV Mambushi¯. The cruise is along the river boundary of the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, around Siloka Island and back to the Waterfront jetty. From the boat, sightings of wildlife coming down to the river to drink are common. There are also abundant hippos, crocodiles and birdlife. An experienced guide accompanies each cruise and has good knowledge on the wildlife and local history of the area As well as our regular sunset cruises, the boats are also available for private functions and can be booked on an exclusive basis on request. Dry Hire of the boats is available on request for private functions (breakfast or lunch only SUNSET CRUISE This includes complimentary bar and freshly baked snacks (ie. Chicken wings, quiche, cheese straws, meatballs, croquettes etc) Timings September to April, departs at 16.30 returns at 18.45 and May to August, departs at 16.00 returns at 18.15 Total cruise time is just over 2 hours. BREAKFAST CRUISE This includes fruit, cereal, yoghurt and bacon rolls. Drinks available include Tea, Coffee, Fruit juice and bottled water. Timings Boat departs at 08.30 and returns at 10.00 (1 ½ hours). BOATS Makumbi maximum 90 clients, double-decker with open sided top level and enclosed lower level (with open windows) Mambushi maximum 25, double-decker with small open viewing platform on top level, open sided lower level. Dry Hire of the boats is available on request for private functions (breakfast or lunch only) Jambesi - maximum 20 pax Seated dinner available on the MV Makumbi on the river - maximum 20; docked at the jetty - maximum 30 Fully stocked bar includes beer, wine, selection of spirits, mixers and soft drinks Kakunka Island upstream of the Waterfront is accessible to the MV Makumbi and is an ideal lunch spot and special events venue
Quick Facts
SEASONS
All year round 
OPENING TIMES
SUNSET CRUISE September to April 16h00 Pick up from Livingstone accommodation and drop off after 
RATES
 
BOOKING PROCEDURE
Email explore@destinationzambia.co.zm
Or book through the office at your Livingstone accommodation 
GETTING TO/FROM
Pick up and drop off is at the clients Livingstone accommodation 
WHAT TO WEAR
Comfortable clothing.
Neutral colours preferable.
Fleece for winter evenings
ā€¢ Sunscreen
ā€¢ Sunglasses
Fleece or light jacket for winter evenings or mornings
 
WHAT TO BRING
Camera
Binoculars 
RESTRICTIONS