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“SUNSET CRUISE” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of African Queen River Cruise

African Queen River Cruise
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Owner description: Her Royal Highness Be Dyango XVIII of the Leya, the patroness of the African Queen Cruise Company, welcomes you to the African Queen River Experience. Offering the spellbinding combination of the mighty Zambezi River and the gracious hospitality of the African Queen Cruise Company. A cruise on the African Queen or the African Princess is an unforgettable experience that will take you back in time to an era where time stood still.The African Queen Cruise Company embraces both the mystery and tradition of an African way of life untouched by time. It also offers the perfect alternative location for group dinners and Weddings, either onboard the African Queen/African Princess or in the elegant surroundings of the Royal Landing. We will give you the Ultimate Experience.
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“SUNSET CRUISE”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2014

We were very lucky to have our own cruise arranged by the Hotel just for the four of us .
We had a great time as the launch was a small one so we were able to get closer to the Hippo's , croc's than the larger craft and the Captain was very informative about the numerous bird life and other small wild life found along the shore line .
Food and drinks supplied were excellent as well.

Visited February 2014
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2 Thank benneygang
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Liv-Adventure, marketing consultant at African Queen River Cruise, responded to this review, January 30, 2015
Thank you for rating us excellent, we are pleased to hear about your experience with us on the cruise. we value your feedback.
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Yokneam Moshava
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355 reviews
255 attraction reviews
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“No huge surprises but a good start on the upper Zambezi”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2014

The boat was comfortable, the staff very friendly and responsive to whatever came up in the water.
We got some basic explanations about the river, the animals, some easy and authentic food drinks to keep the hunger and thirst. But then came the hippo's. Quite a few of them. We were able to get some very nice photos. And a few crocodiles joined, to complete the picture. And the whole atmosphere was very relaxing and the company was nice. The sunset came a bit too late, but it was still beautiful.

Visited December 2013
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Liv-Adventure, marketing consultant at African Queen River Cruise, responded to this review, January 30, 2015
The African Queen Cruise company would like to thank you for the review and for cruising with us. we are happy to hear that you found the atmosphere very relaxing!!
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Boulder, Colorado
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Nice way to check out the Zambezi”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2014

We took an evening cruise on the African Princess. The drinks were good and service was really nice. They would pause the boat when a good photo opp came up- elephants, hippos and sunsets. The food was a little lack luster- just plan to have dinner later.

Visited September 2013
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2 Thank Sonya G
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livmargaret, marketing consultant at African Queen River Cruise, responded to this review, June 10, 2014
Thank you for your kind review and for rating us excellent. we trust you have very good photos from the cruise. Hope you visit us again.
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Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States
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36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Don't miss this!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2013

From. The Hippos playing to the elephants crossing the Zambezi ....this was a fabulous couple hours! The sunset was lovely. Get there early for best seats for photos! Bring your camera!

Visited October 2013
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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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254 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
“really relaxing cruise”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2013

My wife and I booked our cruise on line before our holiday and received prompt helpful service. We were picked up from The Zambezi Sun Hotel and taken to the boat and welcomed aboard. We were served drinks as soon as we were seated and our glasses were kept full all evening, we could have soft drinks, wine, beer and spirits although some superior wines had to paid for. Snacks were OK but not great.We spent a pleasant hour cruising slowly upriver and saw lots of hippos and elephants and many exotic birds. We also saw a magnificent sunset and the Captain held the boat in midstream so we could enjoy the sight and take photographs. So overall I would highly recommend this trip

Visited October 2013
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