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Ra-Ikane

Park Way, Victoria Falls 00000, Zimbabwe
+263 13 44737
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A must do in Vic falls

We loved the boat trip a lot, it is a small boat, so little people are on it. Nice and elegant... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kinski T
great tour

I liked the boat trip a lot, it is a small boat, little people are on it (our boat had 7, then... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Relive the historical journey taken by David Livingstone by exploring the mighty Zambezi aboard the Ra-Ikane. Named after his guide, the boats are full of old world charm, setting a romantic and intimate setting whilst you sit back, relax and take in the surrounding views. With a maximum of 16 seats available on each boat, the Rai-Kane offers a unique vantage point for viewing birdlife and wildlife up-close on the islands along the river. This is unquestionably an activity to add to your bucket list when in Victoria Falls.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Park Way, Victoria Falls 00000, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed yesterday

We loved the boat trip a lot, it is a small boat, so little people are on it. Nice and elegant decor. Drinks are plenty and snacks are great. The staff is friendly and the skipper has a lot of knowledge. We saw a lot...More

Thank Kinski T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I liked the boat trip a lot, it is a small boat, little people are on it (our boat had 7, then other one 5 pax. Drinks are plenty, snacks are great. The staff is friendly and the skipper has a lot of knowledge, whatever...More

Thank travelling_sab
MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ra-Ikane, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the lovely feedback on our cruise and staff. Glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This sunset cruise, with nibbles and endless drinks, was a wonderful introduction to Zim. It was very relaxed with lots of hippos, cros and birds being point out to us on the banks - all accompanied by a G&T. Our boat had just 13 people...More

Thank Dassie473
MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ra-Ikane, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Look forward to welcoming you back on board!

Reviewed 19 August 2017

Wonderful and magical experience. Great way to see the river and landscape. Thank you to Abel the Captain and bar tender. Both provided a truly great night. A sunset cruise is a must see and do.

Thank Traveling_Two_13
MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ra-Ikane, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you! Sunset cruise is definitely a must!

Reviewed 17 August 2017

We wanted a classic sundowner cruise on our first night of a month in Africa and Able delivered a spectauclar wildlife and sundowner cruise. If you want the African Queen experience, combined with Karen Blixen and David Livingstone, this is it. Classy, comfortable and achingly...More

Thank Tim A
MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ra-Ikane, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the lovely review. Glad you enjoyed the cruise and the experience.

Reviewed 14 August 2017

Very relaxing trip on the river with a knowledgeable Captain (Oscar) and first mate. Good range of drinks on offer and some tasty nibbles. The small boat is able to get closer to the animals than the larger vessels. We got very close to some...More

Thank jim01253
MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ra-Ikane, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

You have described the experience on board The Ra-Ikane very well and we thank you for the review. Sunsets on the Zambezi are amazing.

Reviewed 9 July 2017

All COULD have been perfect, Canapes, Gin and tonic,he river, the boat and the palm trees. Then...we could not hear the captain going his safety talk. He did not tell us the normal rule of being quiet as you approach the animals...THEN an American couple...More

Thank rorykilalea
MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ra-Ikane, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you for the review and we apologise for the discomfort you experienced on board our cruise.

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Recently visited Victoria Falls and went out on their sunset cruise. A small intimate experience even if you are on your own. Cruising down the Zambezi river sipping whatever your preference is, food & service great but the sunset was fabulous. Also saw crocodiles &...More

Thank 576Rosie
MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ra-Ikane, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Thank you for cruising on board our special boat. Appreciate the review and glad you enjoyed the experience.

Reviewed 28 May 2017

I loved this cruise! It is a small boat that only holds about 12 people so it is very relaxing. I saw some of the larger boats on the water and they certainly didn't have the charm of the Ra-Ikane. We spotted several hippos and...More

Thank KimRtravel
MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ra-Ikane, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

Thank you for cruising on The Ra-Ikane. Being a smaller boat certainly has the advantages you mentioned over the larger cruise boats that are available. Hope you enjoyed the historic experience offered on board as well.

Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful tour with great views from the Zambezi river and some of its wildlife. We were able to see hypos, crocodiles and birds! The boat stops for a great sunset and makes it really special! Drinks and some light food is served during the...More

Thank CaioDamore
MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ra-Ikane, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Thank you for reviewing our boat The Ra-Ikane. Glad you enjoyed the sunset cruise!

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Ian V
29 August 2017|
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Response from MartinVaughan | Property representative |
Hello Ian, Yes this can be paid for at the hotel with a credit card. I have provisionally held a reservation for you on the day of arrival which can be amended if you wish.
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Accessy
13 August 2017|
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Response from MartinVaughan | Property representative |
Hi, Unfortunately due to the terrain the boat is not wheelchair accessible. However, our staff are able to assist to get you on board.
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KimRtravel
20 March 2017|
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Response from MartinVaughan | Property representative |
Hi - yes there is.
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