The Lady Jacqueline is a fully equipped cabin cruiser based on Lake Kariba. This is a wonderful way to enjoy this enormous lake and savour the specatcular sunsets. The cruiser takes a maximum of 10 passengers (a minimum of 4). The accommodation is 2 en-suite double cabins, one twin bunk cabin and 1 single bunk cabin which share a bathroom. There are even some mattresses and mozzie nets, so if you fancy a sleep out on the top deck, you can!
There is a spacious comfortable lounge area, and you will find everything you need to ensure you enjoy a trip of simple luxury during your time abaord. The outdoor decks are spacious too with various areas for seating. The upper deck is covered and has a dining area too, the front deck even includes a jacuzzi, a great place to while away some time while enjoying the scenery. Simple and tasty meals are enjoyed on the covered top deck, it may even be possible to stop on a secluded sandy beach area and enjoy a tasty braai (bbq) with some fresh meat and fish.
Lady Jacqueline comes complete with a tender boat which is ideal for exploring smaller channels and this is also used for game viewing as you can get closer to shore, keen fisherman should take their own fishing rods and tackle, the tigers may be biting!
Open: All year.
Location: The houseboat is based at Binga on Lake Kariba. It cruises this huge lake during your stay mooring at different points.
Rooms: There are 4 twin cabins, two are en-suite with double beds and one has a set of bunk beds and the other two sets of bunk beds. These cabins share a bathroom. They have built-in storage space.
Activities: Cruising on the Zambezi River, viewing animals, birds and scenery from the deck. The Zambezi is known for its tiger fish and bream it is possible to hire basic fishing tackle on board. It is also possible to take sunset cruises and bird watching trips in the tender boats that accompany the houseboat on the cruise.
Facilities: The boat has a top deck with a dining area, the lower deck houses the lounge and bar with comfy seating and a shaded area. There is also a jacuzzi on this deck. There is a dedicated tender boats.
Dining: Meals are eaten communally on the dining deck.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome on the houseboats.
Health: This is a malarial area.
Communication: You may get limited mobile reception on the lake.
This itinerary includes a bit of everything that is beautiful about Zimbabwe and shows you some of the country's best bits!
Tribes Travel, The Old Dairy, Wood Farm, Ipswich Road,
Otley, Suffolk, IP6 9JW.
Office hours: Monday - Friday: 9am to 5.30pm
Telephone: 01473 890499