Pangolin Voyager Houseboat, Chobe National Park itself is on the Namibian side of the river between Namibia and Botswana on the Caprivi Strip. Guest pass through Botswana to the houseboat, please be aware visa requirements for both countries.
The Pangolin Voyager Houseboat floats along the Zambezi and Chobe river throughout the year hosting guests in one of the wildest African settings.
The Pangolin ship has three levels affording plenty of space for up to 10 guests at any one time. The lower deck has rooms, the central floor has communal areas, and the upper deck is an observation deck. The lower level has five en-suite rooms with double or twin beds. The beds are fitted with premium linen. The cabins have inbuilt cupboards, ceiling fans and the windows are equipped with a mosquito net.
The middle deck has a lounge equipped with binoculars and reference books, and it is a comfortable and elegant spot to watch the world go by while enjoying a cold one.
The dining area has a deck leading off it to a terrace at the rear of the boat. Meals are had at the large dining table, and the menu changes depending on what produce is in seasons. There is a well-stocked bar to serve your sundowner needs.
The top deck is a viewing deck with chairs, sun loungers a perfect spot to lounge about under African sun while watching elephant on the banks of the Chobe.
There is an eight-seater photographic boat with rotating seats and fitted with state of the art camera mounts. The ships are available all day and alongside should any photo opportunity arise on the river. Boat for wildlife viewing, tiger fishing or for visiting local fishing villages are available as desired.
The guides are very knowledgeable about the river ecosystem, and its inhabitants and guests are encouraged to engage with them. Unless you have booked a particular photo workshop, there is no detailed instruction or equipment on board the boat.
The contact numbers to make a reservation at Pangolin Voyager Houseboat are:
• Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
• Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
• Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.
Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.