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Zambezi Trader

Charter Options | Weddings | Conferences | Joint Ventures | Day Cruises | Group Holidays

Joint Ventures

We can arrange joint ventures with lodges eg. Spurwing, Bumi Hills, entertainers, transport providers for large groups for weddings, celebrations & conferences. We can also arrange various activities from walking game safaris by prior arrangement with professional guides.

Day Cruises

We offer a fabulous day cruises to compliment whatever other activities you are doing in Kariba, tailored to your requirements.  This includes excellent cuisine, bar, disco, pool deck, massage treatments, rest cabins and the fabulous scenery, game and sunsets.

Conferences & Events

We have several conference and event facilities on board that cater for large groups of 50 to smaller groups of 10s and 20s.

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Weddings & celebrations

Fabulous & different describes our superb options for weddings and celebrations from small groups of 30 to 50 on our moving hotel , to joint venture with other lodges which can cater for up to 100 guests.


We can transfer up to 200 guests from Kariba to any lodges in the eastern basin or the Umi. Instead of bouncing across the lake in a small power boat why not travel in style, have a good party and great music. Enjoy a fully stocked bar; excellent cuisine in our dining saloon or relax in the sun by the infinity pool whist enjoying the surrounding views of the lake. Cruise times to Matusadona 3 – 4 hrs, Bumi 5 – 6 hrs.

Group Holidays

We can cater for large groups of 150 and vary the holiday to spend 2 days at one lodge, 2 days cruising and 2 days at another lodge, swapping round every 2 days therefore providing a variety of interesting venues.