Kubu Queen House Boat

Kubu Queen house boat is located in Shakawe, Botswana and operates on the Okavango River. Accommodation offered by Kubu Queen is for 6 guests maximum on board. Up to 12 guests incorporating accommodation in bedded tents on islands (safari style).

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2 Cabins with double beds
Upper deck - Open Air bedroom with 2 single beds (mosquito nets provided)
Separate toilet and basin
Comfortable lounge area and bar as well as dining area
Fully equipped kitchen and bar
2 swamp cruiser aluminium fishing tender boats in tow

Greg Thompson
Kate Thompson
1 deckhand

12 metres.

Powered by 2 60hp, 4 stroke Mariner Outboard Engines.

7 knots.

12/220 volt systems.

Shakawe Village, The Panhandle, Northern Botswana.

The houseboat is moored on the mainland near the town of Shakawe. It is easily accessible by tarred road, Shakawe has a small international airport suitable for light aircraft as well.

The Okavango River's crystal clear waters are home to a variety of fish as well as crocodiles, hippopotamus and otters. They also support an abundance of bird life. Several species of bird are rare and endemic to the area. Guests to the area also have the chance to glimpse a sighting of the rare and elusive Sitatunga antelope.

Your itinerary will be tailor-made to best suit your needs and interests.

Kubu Queen is moored at a different location every night. Two tender boats accompany the Kubu Queen and these are used to explore the channels and lagoons in the area.

One of the world's finest freshwater fighting fish inhabits these waters and guests have the opportunity to go out on the tender boats to try their hand at hooking into the mighty Tiger Fish.

Nature Walks can also be conducted on some of the larger islands found along the river.


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Rate per person per night: on request, minimum 4 persons (September, October and November: minimum 6)

Fully Catered rate includes: Accommodation, all meals, tender boats, professional guide, fishing, crew and fuel for the houseboat.

Fishing equipment is on board for usage - guests charged for any lost/broken tackle/rods/reels. Excludes fuel for the tender boats - fuel charged according to usage. Excludes all beverages - a fully stocked bar is available on board.

Notes: Well in advance bookings are strongly recommended to avoid disappointment. Rates are subject to change without prior notice should tax be increased or Government levies introduced. Rates include Value Added Tax.

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Final availability confirmation: in writing: by fax or via e-mail.

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