There simply is not a better way to enjoy the dazzling African sunset than from the comfort of a Ra-Ikane boat on a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River. Our ever-popular sunset cruise offers a unique way to explore the channels of the river and to get an up-close view of the pristine wilderness and African game along its banks. Enjoy an array of canapés, a full bar and a charming crew who can impart a bit of interesting Victoria Falls history with you on board the Ra-Ikane. Dinner is not served on the cruise, so we suggest you book your dinner with us at The Palm Restaurant which is located at Ilala Lodge Hotel. Sunset Cruise pick-up/drop-off times From Ilala Lodge Hotel: 3:30pm in Winter (May-August), 4:00pm in Summer (September-April) From Victoria Falls town: 3:30pm from hotels in Victoria Falls Drop-Off: 6:30pm Duration of cruise: 2 hours


This is the epitome of any travels to Victoria Falls. At the end of the day, sail upstream to celebrate the setting African sun. Share in the end-of-day ritual which sees wild herds streaming to the river banks for their last drink. Flocks of birds skim the waterline as the sun sets behind the African skyline. Celebrate the setting African Sun as you cruise the Zambezi River in luxury. Enjoy a range of cocktails served with an accompaniment of delectable canapés that have been prepared freshly on board the boat. Bring a camera and create your own golden memories. First you will cruise downstream towards the Victoria Falls. From here you will be able to see the spray of the Victoria Falls. You will then cruise upstream to catch the sun setting over the Zambezi River. Be sure not to miss the fantastic photo opportunities as a Victoria Falls sunset is one of the best you will ever witness. The Luxury sunset cruise gives you access to the first two levels of the luxurious Zambezi Explorer. If you are looking for a more extravagant experience why not book the Signature sunset cruise that is on the uppermost level of the Zambezi Explorer. Included Drinks Canapés Luxury deck access Transfers from Victoria Falls based hotels Excluded US$10 National Parks fees per person


The Signature sunset cruise is without a doubt the most luxurious sunset cruise in Victoria Falls. The 'Signature Deck' is the uppermost level of the famous Zambezi Explorer. The Signature sunset cruise is the ultimate cruise experience on the Zambezi River in Victoria Falls. During this cruise on the Zambezi Explorer, the original pioneer of luxury river cruises in Victoria Falls, you will indulge in sheer luxury whilst enjoying some of the most beautiful scenery and wildlife sightings along the river. The attentive staff will ensure that you are well looked after as you celebrate the African Sunset. The Signature sunset cruise is pure extravagance with canapés and premium drinks served from a private bar. All the snacks are freshly prepared on board the boat. Relax in the comfort of the deep set couches and enjoy the pleasure of luxury service. If you are looking for a luxury sunset cruise experience, look no further.


A Dinner Cruise is an excellent dinner option while on safari in Victoria Falls. The dinner cruise is an enjoyable and relaxing way to spend your evening in Victoria Falls. It truly is a luxury safari on water. Victoria Falls dinner cruise is a fantastic dining option while on safari in Victoria Falls. Enjoy a Zambezi style gourmet dinner above the Victoria Falls. The Victoria Falls dinner cruise serves a four course meal that includes drinks (wines, local beers, coffee) delicious starters, soup, main course and dessert. The dinner cruise departs from the Zambezi River cruise terminal and initially cruises downstream towards the Victoria Falls. Here you can get a glimpse of the spray from the falls. You will then cruise upstream to catch the sun before it sinks into the Zambezi River. You are treated to a beautiful Zambezi River sunset. As the sun goes down you are served the first course of your dinner. You will continue to cruise upstream as you enjoy the warm African evening and you are served your delicious dinner. All the meals served have been freshly prepared on board by the experienced chefs. The dinner cruise is an enjoyable and relaxing way to spend your evening in Victoria Falls. It truly is a luxury safari on water. The Dinner cruise takes place on board either the safari style Ma Robert, or the luxurious Zambezi Reflections. These boats are dedicated floating restaurants and offer the ultimate river dining experience. A dinner cruse is great value for money as it combines a sunset cruise with a four course dinner. A standard sunset cruise needs to dock in the evening by 6pm. However a Victoria Falls dinner cruise allows you the luxury to float on the Zambezi River while you enjoy a delicious meal until 8pm. The dinner cruise menu consists of a starter platter of artisan of smoked and cured meats with a balsamic demi-glaze, followed by the chef’s daily soup with freshly baked bread rolls. The main course is served with seasonal vegetables and roast potatoes. You have a selection of the fillet of beef with red wine, bream fillet with lemon butter sauce or stuffed chicken breast. and of course for desert you have a selection of summer fridge cheesecake or sliced fruit platter.


The Zambezi Sunset Cruise is a compulsory outing when in Victoria Falls and suitable for the whole family. It is an ideal way to end an eventful day in Victoria Falls, providing an opportunity to unwind and relax in the timeless environment while enjoying complimentary sundowner drinks and light snacks. The whole trip is a build up to the gracious glow of the African Sunset on this vast body of water. The guides and crew are a font of knowledge about the river wildlife and will entertain you with numerous tales about local culture and historical exploration.

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