RATES:-  US$ 2350-00 per night self-cater, fuel included
                 US$ 1 750-00 per night bare boat, self-cater
 
Bare boat means that fuel and outboard oil is provided for the charter but is to be paid by the clients at the end of their trip direct to the harbour fuel jetty.  Clients have the option of pre-paying a fuel deposit direct into the harbours’ account.  Refunds are given if fuel payments exceed the amount of fuel used.  Other methods of payment are cash or card.
 
SIZE AND TYPE OF BOAT
96Ft. Double Decked Upmarket Pontoon Style Houseboat
No. OF PASSENGERS
30
CREW MEMBERS
1 x Captain, 1 x Cook and 3 x Deckhands – crew have their own cabins and ablutions
TENDER BOATS
2 x Pontoon style tenders with covered roof and comfortable fold-away seats
Only the crew of Shikra are permitted to drive these boats.
 
ACCOMMODATION
 
Lower Deck Comprises:-
10 x cabins with twin beds that can be converted into double bed.  Each cabin has a fold-away bunk bed.
All cabins have en-suite facilities and air-conditioning
Fully equipped kitchen with gas stove/oven and ample fridge and freezer space
 
Upper Deck Comprises:-
Very spacious and air-conditioned lounge area with television and DVD player – clients to bring their own DVD’s.
Modern music system – client to bring their own music
Lovely bar and dining area
There is a large covered outer deck area surrounding the pool with comfortable outdoor furniture 
Braai facilities available
 
MOORING HARBOUR
Andora Harbour, Kariba
BOARDING TIME
12 Noon onwards unless otherwise arranged
DISEMBARKING TIME
10:00a.m. unless otherwise arranged
CAR PARK FEES
US$ 5-00 per vehicle per night and US$ 3-00 per trailer per night
 
EXTRA INFORMATION
Cleaning materials being dishwashing liquid, bin bags, toilet rolls, air-freshener, dish cloths etc., are provided.
Clients are kindly requested to provide their own personal toiletries, swimming towels, first aid kits and take precaution against malaria.
Catering – we have a very experienced caterer based in Kariba and he offers 5 menus as follows:-
Basic brunch and dinner – US$ 34-00 per person per night
Standard brunch and dinner – US$ 38-00 per person per night
Three meals a day – US$ 43-00 per person per night
Full House – US$ 48-00 per person per night
Executive menu – US$ 54-00 per person per night
Children under the age of 10 years pay half price and special meals can be provided for those who require such as vegetarians/diabetics etc.
Sample menus are available on request.
Drinks, ice and bait can all be organised separately through us and payable prior to boarding the boat.  Clients will be refunded for drinks not consumed as long as sealed cases are returned – loose bottles/cans as well as opened bottles and damaged cans will not be accepted.  There is a delivery fee charged of US$ 5-00 and a handling fee of 5-15% on full returns.
Ice is made with treated water and is safe to drink.  In the hot summer months we recommend clients purchase 4-5 blocks of ice per day and in the cooler winter months we recommend 3-4 blocks of ice is purchased per day.
Fishing Equipment can be hired for US$ 5-00 per rod/reel per day and tackle packets can be purchased as follows:-
Tiger tackle – US$ 8-00 per packet – contains 2 x tiger hooks on 9” trace and 1 x tiger spoon on 12” trace
Bream tackle – US$ 4-00 per packet – contains 6 x bream hooks, 4 x sinkers and a float.
Once purchased these packets are considered sold and non-returnable
There is a refundable breakage deposit of US$ 80-00 to be paid prior to delivery of the equipment to the boat.
 
Zimbabwe residents
Regional Residents
International Residents
Lake Entry Fees
 
 
US$ 3-00 per person per night
US$ 6-00 per person per night
US$ 8-00 per person per night
 
 
 
Fishing Permits
 
 
US$ 5-00 per person fishing per day
US$ 10-00 per person fishing per day
US$ 10-00 per person fishing per day
 
 
 
Ume River Entry Fees
 
 
US$ 3-00 per person per day
US$ 6-00 per person per day
US$ 8-00 per person per day
 
 
 
Children under the age of 12 years
pay half price.
 
 
Please Note:  All rates quoted herein are subject to change without notice and in line with fuel increases in Zimbabwe as well as other Government implemented increases.
Whilst every effort is made to maintain engines, generators, air-conditioning units etc., on occasion breakdowns do occur and Azure Cruises cannot be held responsible for any such breakdowns or defaults.
 
At the time of writing, this information above was correct and therefore Azure Cruises cannot be held responsible for any subsequent changes.
E&OE