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Shearwater Victoria Falls - Zambezi River Cruises

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Address: 1 Sopers Arcade | Parkway Drive, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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A cruise on the Zambezi is a stunning experience and one which most...

A cruise on the Zambezi is a stunning experience and one which most visitors start with, on their long list of activities whilst in Victoria Falls. Enjoy a gentle soothing safari cruise into the area of Zambezi National park, spotting Elephant, Hippo, crocs and birdlife as you go - before being awed by a stunning sunset.

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US$48.00*
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Sunset Cruises on the Zambezi River from Victoria Falls
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Lots of hippos

At $40 this cruise seemed expensive but it included hotel pickup, 2 hours on the Zambezi ,snacks and continuous free drinks. We saw lots of birds and hippos. Well worth the money!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At $40 this cruise seemed expensive but it included hotel pickup, 2 hours on the Zambezi ,snacks and continuous free drinks. We saw lots of birds and hippos. Well worth the money!

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at Shearwater Victoria Falls - Zambezi River Cruises, responded to this review

It's the most value for money activity there is, many thanks, Kent. More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first activity in Victoria Falls and a very pleasant one too. We were greeted by authentic African live music and dance as we boarded the boat, it set the scene perfectly. Plenty of wildlife on the Zambezi river with Hippos stealing the show. An abundance of great food and drink served on the journey, an absolute must... More 

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at Shearwater Victoria Falls - Zambezi River Cruises, responded to this review

It's just teh best way to start a visit to Victoria Falls, many thanks, Kent. More 

Izmir, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had boat tour at different places of the World. This is in the first three. Sunset tour is a must do when you are in Victoria Falls. It is romantic, full of surprises and worth the time and the money you will spend.

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Surely top 1 - many thanks, Kent. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We booked a sunset cruise for our first evening at Victoria Falls and did we hit the jackpot! We were lucky enough to watch a herd of elephants cross the river - amazing! We saw so many elephants and hippos, the bird life was amazing and the sunset just lovely. The gin and tonics went down nicely and the plate... More 

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at Shearwater Victoria Falls - Zambezi River Cruises, responded to this review

It is genuinely the best thing to do first night in the falls, many thanks, Kent. More 

Beauvais, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

While this was not our best Zambezi cruise experience, it was pretty good all the same and was a very relaxing and enjoyable late afternoon cruise. It is disappointing to see how much the river cruise boat traffic has increased exponentially since our last cruise end-2005. Clearly tourism has boomed in Zimbabwe (good for them) and there are many more... More 

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at Shearwater Victoria Falls - Zambezi River Cruises, responded to this review

Zambezi cruise never disappoints, such a lovely experience, many thanks, Kent. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

A definite must do in the falls. The shearwater staff are fantastic - friendly, funny, accommodating and knowledgable. The cruise gives a different view of the zambezi nature and you get up close with hippos, crocodiles and elephants on the bank. It is the best view of the sunset. a real must do. I would recommend the shearwater cruise to... More 

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Brilliant - definitely is a must do in Vic falls, many thanks, Kent. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

This was by far my favourite activity. It all began with song and dance as we bordered the cruise. Then an all important safety briefing by the captain. Your first stop is the bar with a variety of bottomless drinks and a divine finger lunch. We were lucky to witness a parade of elephants crossing the Zambezi. Overall an awesome... More 

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at Shearwater Victoria Falls - Zambezi River Cruises, responded to this review

It is such a great value for money activity - glad you agree, many thanks, Kent. More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This is a very relaxing 2 hour boat ride. Unlimited drinks and they serve a nice assortment of appetizers. Very friendly and outgoing crew. We saw so many hippos, which was not expected, along with many birds, a crocodile and a water bok.

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It is a definite value for money must do, many thanks, Kent. More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

During our visit to Victoria Falls we booked a sunset river cruise with Shearwater. We were picked up from our hotel and taken to the boat landing by the river. The boat has two levels with plenty of seating and shade. Passengers were provided with a safety briefing aboard the boat as well as informative commentary throughout the cruise. The... More 

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most pleasing you enjoyed it so, many thanks, Kent More 

France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

River cruise booked by the travel agency, we were not so sure what to expect... in fact an amazing relaxing tour on the Zambezi river upstream the falls in a quiet boat, enjoying a natural reserve with hippo, crocs, birds, baboons and giraffe, while slipping a drink which comes with a nice snack. Really a good time upon arrival from... More 

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Its a fabulous cruise, many thanks, Kent. More 

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