Kubu Queen - Okavango Houseboat | Okavango Houseboats

Kubu Queen Okavango Houseboat offers an exclusive fishing safari in the rich fishing grounds of the Okavango delta panhandle - Botswana.

The Okavango Delta is fed by an estimated 11 billion cubic metres of water

Here in the northern reaches of the Okavango Delta where there is permanent water all year round is where you will cruise on the Kubu Queen

Cruising mainly on the main Okavango River - the safari will also take you along the smaller Boro and Nqoga Rivers



Rates - Fully Catered

US$ 280 | Pula 1,850 per person per night sharing (minimum 4 guests)
During September and October minimum 6 guests
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) - all beverages (a fully stocked bar is available on board) - 12% VAT the Pula rate is accurate - the US$ will fluctuate - rates are subject to change.

E and O.E

Kubu Queen Houseboat Photo

The Kubu Queen is a double decker houseboat.
Double cabin accommodation and galley are located downstairs.
The lounge and dining area upstairs.

The boat only sleeps a maximum of 6 guests in three rooms. . The boat is chartered to one group at a time for their exclusive use. So privacy, exclusivity, flexibility and remoteness are the key elements of this experience.

    • 2 x double cabins

    • 1 x open air bedroom (upper deck with 2 single beds - mosquito nets provided)

    • well-equipped galley

    • lounge/bar

    • spacious shower/toilet facilities

    • two tender boats

    • 220v electrical system


  The Fishing Experience

Fishing takes place in the main Okavango river - cruising the many lagoons and papyrus fringes
As well as the famous tiger fish, there are also various species of largemouth bream tilapia, nembwe and African pike making this area a fly angler's paradise


* Game viewing is not the main highlight of this area but game walks can be arranged on some of the larger islands.
You can expect to see: Elephant, Buffalo, Lion and all the big game.

* During normal cruising you will see Hippo, Crocodiles, Red Lechwe and the rare and elusive Sitatunga antelope.

The Sitatunga's favourite food is one of the papyrus
grasses (Cyperus papyrus) found floating on the currents.

* This is also a spectacular area for bird enthusiasts with more than 350 species in the area including Pels Fishing Owl.


  Getting There

- the houseboat is moored on the mainland near Shakawe - easily accessible by tar road - there is a small international airport suitable for light aircraft at Shakawe


Visa Costs


Email : info@falconsafaris.com




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