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Matusadona Houseboat

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Matusadona Houseboat

Enjoy your next Zimbabwe holiday aboard the luxurious Matusadona houseboat, a fully equipped lake cruiser on Lake Kariba. You can easily access this houseboat from Kariba International Airport, Matusadona National Park, and Victoria Falls, making it a central point for most tourist attractions in Kariba.

The Matusadona vessel is 28.6 meters long, and has a 6.85 meter beam. It can comfortably host six guests and a tour guide, so it’s an excellent accommodation for families, couples on honeymoon and small group travelers. The interior and exterior finishing is done using high-quality hardwood timbers, leather, and Egyptian fabrics, guaranteeing maximum style and comfort.

This spacious boat comes with three decks. The lower deck contains three rooms, all en suite with a queen size bed. Apart from the bed, each cabin is well air-conditioned, with a bedside table, a desk and a chair, a built-in wardrobe, and good lighting. You can easily access this lower deck through a lovely staircase from the middle deck.

In the middle deck, you will find multiple communal services, including board games; a book store, a TV, and a sound system, A few facilities on this deck are a washing machine, freezer, and microwave. The dining area is also found in this zone. In short, you will come to this deck whenever you need to eat, enjoy coffee or simply listen to music and have fun.

The upper deck offers a 360-degree view of Lake Kariba, so here’s where you should be when you want to enjoy the scenic lake Kariba views. There is an additional dining area on this deck, an entertainment zone, a Jacuzzi, and a bar!

Meals are well catered for in Matusadona houseboat. Breakfast is served at 7 am, lunch at 12.30 pm, and supper at 7 pm. The houseboat does not stay in the same place but sets sail to a new destination along the lake. All you need is to tell the guide where you would like to explore, and you will be granted your wish.

Thanks to its convenient location, there are plenty of fun activities when staying at Matusadona houseboat. Some of these activities include:

Fishing in Lake Kariba

You can do fishing from the houseboat or get out and aboard small boats to the most attractive fishing zones in the lake. The main types of fish found on this lake include giant catfish, tilapia, and carp.

Viewing Matusadona Game Park

Matusadona houseboat offers its guests one complimentary game drive to Matusadona Game Park. This game park covers more than 6,000 square kilometers, making it one of the largest game parks in Zimbabwe. Here, you will see almost all African wild animals, including buffaloes, leopards, and lions.

Water sports

Do you like water sports? Lake Kariba has many sporting activities, including surfing, canoeing, and skiing. Lake experts are always available to guide and advise on the best parts for water sporting.

Sunset cruise viewing

Assuming you don’t want to get out of the houseboat, you can still enjoy an unobstructed view of the lake, lake creatures, nearby forests, and the city. You will see what Kariba has to offer both day and night.

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