Umbozha Houseboat

There is no better way of enjoying Lake Kariba than from the decks of Umbozha – the flagship. Newly completed, it has been fitted to the highest standards of luxury, with cabin-space for 28 persons in five family cabins, two twin bedded cabins and two master suites with queen-size beds – all air conditioned.

With a large, central lounge/bar/dining area, two outside deck areas, a pool and an upper deck area there is ample room to spend time together or take in the surrounds in a more intimate setting. Carrying two tender boats and four crew members you are ensured first class hospitality and the option of exploring every corner of the lake.

Please keep in mind that the cost does not include fuel, meals, drinks, fishing equipment, ice, swimming towels, National Park fees, first aid kit and vehicle parking, but everything else is all at your leisure so kick back and enjoy this experience of a lifetime.
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Umbozha Houseboat


All of the cabins on the Umbozha Houseboat are en-suite and come with air conditioning. Accommodation is made up of 3 family cabins each with a double bed and 2 adult bunk beds, 2  twin + 2 bunks (suits 4 single adults), 2 double bedded cabins and 2 master cabins with queen sized beds. Full sonar navigation for night travel, this boat can traverse the entire lake.

The middle deck is comprised of a spacious dining/lounge and living area, as well as a breakfast corner. The lounge is equipped with a flat screen TV, full modern music system and DVD player, as well as a small selection of DVD’s and books (but please brig your own DVD’s). The guests can enjoy the shaded Jacuzzi, surrounded by a sun lounge and situated at the front part of the boat on the lower deck. The top deck next to the captain’s wheelhouse is the perfect place for spotting the morning or evening game.


Power: All of the Umbozha fleet have generators powering the lighting and wall sockets at 240v as well as a 12v battery system when the generators are not running. All plug points are UK Square pin (please bring suitable adaptors). Generally the main generators are switched off between 10 and 11pm whereby the 12v battery system takes over until morning.

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Standard Terms and Conditions

  • Dry-boat excluding fuel and catering.
  • Prices shown here are very much a guideline, contact us to discuss your specific requirements so that we can quote to your specific needs and in your preferred currency
  • Services are subject to availability


  • All accommodation, as specified on a sharing basis
  • Meals as specified
  • Activities as specified
  • Accommodation taxes, applicable Tourism Levies and Value Added Tax


  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Any meals not specified
  • Any activities not specified
  • Unspecified park and entrance fees
  • Any scheduled flights
  • Fuel
  • Cancellation, baggage, medical and evacuation insurance

Boat Facilities
This vessel is equipped with spacious and fully air-conditioned lounge and dining areas, a 4m x 3m pool with shade and sun deck, 3 large external public deck areas and tender boats for water-based activities.

Included Activities
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).

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