Africa River Cruise & Rail Adventure 2019-202018-12-03T20:22:06+00:00

Project Description


Rivers & Rails of Africa | Amawaterways™

3 Nts. Cape Town, S.A. · 4 Nt. Safari Cruise · 2 Nts. Victoria Falls· 3 Nts. Rovos Rail

3 Countries:  Botswana, Zimbabwe, South Africa · 1 River: Chobe · 1 Amazing Train Journey 

This is an epic journey through three countries in the south of the vast continent known as Africa. Your journey begins in the colorful town of Cape Town, South Africa, on the southern tip. Here you will spend three wonderful nights visiting such iconic sights as Table Mountain, Devil’s Peak and Lion’s Head. Next you fly to Botswana for a four-night cruise on the luxurious Zambezi Queen, your headquarters for a thrilling safari experience . Then it is on to visit the famous Victoria Falls staying for two nights before completing a 3-night, thousand-mile rail journey through Botswana and Zimbabwe. Discover the comforts of Rovos, one of the world’s most prestigious rail lines, with five-star cuisine, South African wines, amazing scenery outside your window,  and more adventures before your journey ends in Pretoria, South Africa .

Africa River Cruise map


Fares from CA$17,494 per person*

Intra-Africa Airfare: CA$1,219 per person (includes taxes and fuel surcharges)

Port Fees & Charges: Included in fare

* Entry level accommodation, based on double occupancy, subject to availability, and reflects all current offers. Subject to change without notice. See also terms & conditions.

4-Night Rwanda Gorilla Extension

As you are already in Africa, make the most of your vacation with an extended stay.  It may be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for you to experience gorillas in the wild. Rwanda offers unimaginable beauty with the utterly spellbinding Volcanoes National Park—home to the rare Mountain Gorillas and Golden Monkeys. Extend this itinerary – or any of the Africa itineraries – with four amazing nights, discovering Rwanda’s natural wonders and wildlife on an epic adventure. Priced separately, please inquire.

Itinerary Summary

Day 1 Cape Town/ Arrival Cape Grace Hotel
Day 2 Cape Town / Touring Cape Grace Hotel
Day 3 Cape Town / Touring Cape Grace Hotel
Day 4 Kasana, Botswana / Intra-Africa Flight / Embarkation Zambezi Queen
Day 5 Chobe River / Boat Safari Zambezi Queen
Day 6 Chobe National Park / Full-day safari Zambezi Queen
Day 7 African village / Touring & other activities Zambezi Queen
Day 8 Disembarkation / Victoria Falls Victoria Falls Hotel
Day 9 Victoria Falls / Touring Victoria Falls Hotel
Day 10 Victoria Falls / All Aboard Rovos Rail
Day 11 Hwange Game Reserve Visit / Scenic travel Rovos Rail
Day 12 Scenic Travel Rovos Rail
Day 13 Pretoria & Johannesburg / Flight Home or Rwanda Gorilla Extension  


  • 4 nights deluxe accommodation in an air-conditioned balcony suite
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • All on board dining, including a traditional African dinner
  • Regionally inspired cuisine
  • Complimentary wine, beer and local spirits
  • 3 nights at the Cape Grace Hotel in an upgraded Luxury room, including daily breakfast
  • Welcome Reception with drinks and tapas
  • 2-night stay at the Victoria Falls Hotel in upgraded Stable Wing room, including daily breakfast
  • Cocktail reception aboard a vintage steam train followed by dinner
  • 3-nights journey on the Rovos Rail luxury train in an upgraded Deluxe Suite
  • All meals and drinks aboard the train
  • 24-hour full room service and bar facilities
  • All airport transfers


  • Chobe National Park safari with private picnic 

  • Private boat safaris along the Chobe riverbank

  • Visit to an African village for a unique cultural interaction

  • Full-day Cape of Good Hope tour and local lunch with drinks

  • Cableway to the summit of Table Mountain

  • Cape Winelands tour including tastings and lunch OR guided visit to Robben Island followed by lunch

  • Guided tour of Victoria Falls National Park

  • Exclusive Sundowner Cruise with tapas


Terms & Conditions: *Pricing is per person based on double occupancy for an entry level stateroom, and is subject to availability at time of booking.. In the event that a cruise fare listed, quoted or advertised through any website, printed collateral, reservations person, travel agent or any other source is booked, but is incorrect due to an electronic error, typographical error, human error or any other error causing the fare to be listed, quoted or advertised for an amount not intended by AmaWaterways, AmaWaterways reserves the right to correct the erroneous fare by requesting the passenger to pay the correct fare intended, or by canceling the cruise. Airfares, air taxes and air surcharges quoted on your invoice or by a reservation agent are only guaranteed once airfare deposit or full payment is received by AmaWaterways. AmaWaterways reserves the right to increase prices without notice.

Prices Do Not Include: Published prices do not include vessel fuel surcharges; passport and visa fees; baggage fees; port charges and fees; travel, health, accident or other insurance; vaccinations; laundry; additional food and beverages; optional excursions; gratuities or other items or services of a personal nature.

Additional terms and conditions may apply.  For complete terms and conditions please contact your travel professional at this agency.

This agency reserves the right to correct any errors, omissions or inaccuracies in this publication at any time without notice.