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The Zambezi Trader

The Zambezi Trader at 160ft long, 48ft wide and weighing 220 tons, is the largest luxury houseboat on Lake Kariba. This ship is big enough to take large parties of up to 200 PAX on day trips for an unforgettable magic holiday cruise. Explore the entire 270 km length of this magnificent inland sea onboard this iconic ship offering bespoke Lake Kariba cruises.

This vessel has 23 air-conditioned cabins on 3 decks. The top deck also comes with a large, covered area and a cocktail bar; a spectacular venue for hosting immersive functions such as weddings, parties, conferences. All rooms on the upper deck have private verandas with lake vistas and unparalleled comfort.

Number of Cabins on The Zambezi Trader Cruise Ship

There are 23 air-conditioned cabins spread over the Zambezi Trader’s 3 Decks. See more on the Zambezi Trader here.

  • the lower deck has 16 twin bedded en-suite cabins with a total capacity of 32.
  • the middle deck houses 2 bunk rooms with twin beds and 1 bunk. This deck has a total capacity of 8.
  • the upper deck can accommodate a total of 10 PAX in 5 luxury double-bedded executive suites consisting of a presidential suite, a king suite and 3 Queen suites.
  • Up to 50 people can sleep comforably in the ship’s cabins while others sleep on the deck.

Contact us for spectacular, large group Lake Kariba cruises with unforgettable experiences.


Lake Kariba Cruise Ship Facilities

This vessel is fully air-conditioned! Enjoy the main dining room, bar, conference room, dance floor in the lounge with satellite TV and a large pool deck with an infinity pool. And tender boats for water-based activities.

Cruise Ship Activities on Lake Kariba

Sunrise and sunset cruises, fishing, game viewing by tender boat, beach barbecue and visits to a fishing village. (Please note: some activities may not be applicable depending on your location on the lake during the cruise).