African Queen & African princess


The African Queen and Princess meander slowly upstream along the length of the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park looking for game on the way.

African Queen Cruise

Guests are met by staff from the cruise boat and driven to the ‘Royal Landing’ jetty on the Zambezi River for boarding. A number of animals and a host of bird species can be viewed from comfortable chairs on cool wooden decks. Excellent food is served on board and the bar is well stocked with spirits, good wines, beers and soft drinks.


Mid Morning Cruise

Pick up is at 09h00 with the boat departing at 09h30 from the Royal Landing. The cruise lasts for 2 hours and includes limited drinks, a continental breakfast and all transfers within Livingstone town. Guests are usually back at the Falls Resort at about 12h00.

Two Hour Lunch Cruise

Pick up is at 12h00 with the boat departing at 12h30 from the Royal Landing. The cruise lasts for 2 hours and includes an excellent lunch, drinks and transfers. Guests are usually back at the Falls Resort at about 15h00.

One Hour Lunch Cruise

Please note that transfers are not included in the price of this cruise. Pick up is at 12h00 with the boat departing at 12h30 from the Royal Landing. The cruise lasts for an hour and includes lunch and drinks. Guests are usually back at the Falls Resort at about 14h00.

Sunset Cruise

In the fading twilight hours, take a sunset cruise. Heed the call of Africa while sipping traditional cocktails and enjoying our legendary snacks. Our transfer will collect you at 15:30 in winter and 16:00 hrs in the summer months in time for the cruise departures at 16:00 hrs in winter and 16:30 in summer. Following this most memorable of experiences, you will be transferred back to your hotel between 18:30 hrs and 19:00 hrs (winter and summer respectively).


Departures: As above

Departure Times: As described.

Duration: As described. Between 1hr and 2.5hrs

Age Restrictions:

Minimum age: N/A

Maximum age: N/A

Language: English

Transfers: Transfers to the jetty are from the Day Activity Centre (Livingstone).

Price per person: Sunset Cruise US$75.00 *Excludes ZAWA National Park Fees which is currently USD10.00


Exclusive use of the African Queen and African Princess

African Queen – A minimum number of 110 for the whole boat. The African Queen comprises of three decks which can accommodate the following: Lower Deck: 40 – 70 people Mid Deck: 40 – 60 people Captain’s Cabin: Up to 10 people

PLEASE NOTE: The above configurations can be accommodated up to a capacity of 120 passengers.

African Princess – A minimum number of 80 for the whole boat. The Decks can accommodate: Lower Deck: 30 – 45 people Mid Deck: 30 – 45 people Captain’s Cabin: Up to 10 people

PLEASE NOTE: The above configurations can be accommodated up to a capacity of 90 passengers.

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