Year of Construction: 1996
Last Renovation: 2009
Maximum Capacity: 30 passengers
Whether game-viewing from one of the small excursion boats, attempting to land a tiger fish, or watching through the restaurant’s panoramic windows for the animals to gather at the water at dusk, guests experience Botswana’s exotic Chobe National Park—from a luxury small ship specifically designed to navigate the great Chobe and Zambezi Rivers.
This exclusively chartered, environmentally sensitive “floating lodge” offers 14 five-star, air-conditioned, spacious Staterooms (from 211 to 340 square feet). Each has floor-to-ceiling windows with full-length sliding shutter doors and a sliding glass door that opens onto a private balcony, private bathroom with shower, have one queen that converts to two twin beds, fans /AC, safe, bathroom with shower, hairdryer and bath robes. (Note that AC works only when the generator is on during the day, and shuts off from 10pm-6am.) Onboard dining features full English breakfast and regional cuisine combined with international tastes. Comfortable public areas include a lounge, bar and open-airdeck with plunge pool.
CATEGORY 1, Lower Deck, forward
Private-balcony larger Stateroom. Larger second private balcony. (340 square feet including balcony)
CATEGORY 2, balcony. Middle Deck, forward
Private-balcony larger Stateroom. Larger second balcony is not private. (283 square feet including balcony)
CATEGORY 3, Middle Deck, midship and aft
Private-balcony Stateroom. (230 to 264 square feet including balcony)
CATEGORY 4, Middle Deck, midship
Private-balcony smaller Stateroom. (211 square feet including balcony)
CATEGORY 5, Lower Deck
Private-balcony Stateroom. (233 square feet including balcony)