Zambezi Queen, African River Cruise Travel, Wildlife Cruise and Safari Packages

Our small-group Africa cruises are a unique and luxurious way to experience a wildlife safari! Explore South Africa, Botswana, Victoria Falls, and other safari highlights with an intimate group of like-minded travelers. Enjoy the convenience of a luxury cruise vessel and the thrill of venturing into the African wilderness to experience the incredible wildlife and landscapes up close!

Our Africa cruise specialists can arrange handcrafted touring before and after your cruise, so you can combine your trip with authentic Cape Town experiences, a Big 5 safari, a beautiful beach getaway, or even gorilla trekking! Contact us today to start planning the African adventure you always dreamed about.

Sample Vacations

17 days

Golden Trails of Africa: Victoria Falls River Cruise and Tanzania Safari

The ultimate African safari tour! Enjoy a luxurious river cruise and safari aboard the Zambezi Queen, and witness the famous elephant herds of Chobe National Park. Then, explore the highlights of Tanzania on an epic wildlife safari, from the Ngorongoro Crater to Serengeti National Park.

13 days

Rivers & Rails: Luxury South Africa Cruises with Safari

Embark on southern Africa’s most sought-after river cruise on Chobe River, which is famed for its large elephant population. Explore Victoria Falls and Hwange National Park, then sit back and watch the beautiful scenery roll by aboard the Rovos Rail, South Africa’s premier luxury rail service.

15 days

Stars of South Africa: River Cruise and Kruger Safari

Enjoy a fabulous river cruise on the one and only Zambezi Queen! You’ll also explore Cape Town and Victoria Falls, and finish up with a luxurious wildlife safari in Kruger National Park.

13 days

Cruises South Africa: Wildlife and Victoria Falls

This AmaWaterways cruise shows you the best of southern Africa’s safari highlights! Enjoy a Chobe River boat cruise with water safari excursions, followed by 2 nights at Victoria Falls. Finish with a luxury Kruger safari to see Africa’s Big 5 and other spectacular wildlife.

10 days

Discover Africa River Cruise: South Africa & Victoria Falls

This trip is one of our favorite AmaWaterways river cruises in Africa. Cruise the Chobe River and Victoria Falls, plus local touring in beautiful Cape Town!