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Chobe Princess Safariboat

Imagine waking to the view of elephants and hippos bathing and drinking in the Chobe River as the sun rises overhead. Join Travelmarvel on a Chobe Princess Safariboat and you won’t have to imagine – we can make it a reality.

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If you’ve always wanted to see the wildlife  of Chobe National Park, why not replace your accommodation on land with two nights aboard a Chobe Princess Safariboat for the ultimate safari adventure. From the water, be treated to a unique perspective of life by the river and wake up in the heart of the action.

  • A two-night upgrade to a Chobe Princess Safariboat is available on all departure dates on selected Southern Africa tours featuring Chobe National Park.
  • This upgrade does not include the services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director, gratuities or porterage.
  • Limited spaces available.
  • Please enquire at the time of booking. 

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Little boat of passengers watching elephants exit water

Intimate Group Sizes

Cruise the Chobe River in the stylish comfort of your safariboat with a maximum of 10 guests.
View from a boat towards a herd of elephants grazing nearby, Botswana

Spectacular Game Viewing

Experience game-viewing from the water, through your cabin window and up close by tender boat.
Spring Onion fritters with dipping sauce

Onboard Dining

Enjoy delicious cuisine, included house beverages and exceptional service aboard the Chobe Princess.

Cabin Categories

African elephant, Chobe National Park

Standard Cabin | Window Only

African elephant, Chobe National Park

Superior Cabin | Balcony

Ship Details

An elephant wading through the waters of Kruger National Park

There are two types of Chobe Princess Safariboats that guests may cruise on.

Chobe Princess 1

Three Decks: Upper, Middle & Lower Deck
Onboard Facilities: 5 cabins with air-conditioning, communal lounge, dining area & upper leisure area
Crew: 6 crew on each boat

Chobe Princess 2

Two Decks: Upper & Lower Deck
Onboard Facilities: 4 cabins with air-conditioning, communal lounge & dining area
Crew: 6 crew on each boat


Offering the ultimate in style and comfort, your Chobe Princess Safariboat holds a maximum of only 10 guests and is equipped with a mix of Standard Cabins, and Superior Balcony Cabins. All cabins are beautifully decorated with large sliding windows opening onto the river for fantastic views and an ensuite bathroom tastefully fitted with a shower, toilet and hand basin. Take a walk upstairs and find the entertainment deck featuring a spacious lounge with a bar where you can simply take the time to enjoy the landscapes that stretch out before you. Upstairs, you’ll also find the open-air dining area where you can enjoy meals prepared by the expert chef. After dinner, head out onto the sun deck and relax in the plunge pool as you soak up the views of the Chobe River and its surrounds.
The highlight of your stay on the Chobe Princess Safariboat will no doubt be the fact you are so close to some of Chobe National Park’s majestic wildlife. During your stay, you can partake in a range of exciting activities including a game-viewing excursion by tender boat, where you’ll be able to get up close and personal to elephants, buffalo, giraffes, kudu and waterbuck among others. Perhaps go bird watching, with the surrounding wetlands home to an astonishing array of water birds. Snap the perfect picture of your beautiful surrounds and the animals who call it home on a photo safari, and secure the catch of a lifetime on a fishing excursion. You’ll  also enjoy getting among the African landscape on walks with expert guides.
The one thing better than soaking up the African scenery is enjoying sumptuous meals while you do so. On your Safariboat enjoy delicious dining, house wines, beers, soft drinks and mineral water.  Early morning coffee can also be arranged.