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RATES:-  As we like to offer Competitive Rates to our clients we ask that you contact our Offices for Specials and Discounts on Offer.          

When you are quoted a Bare Boat rate this 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 fuel jetty and in US dollars cash.


Size and Type of Boat            55 Ft. Upmarket Cabin Cruiser
No. of Passengers      8 but we recommend 6
Crew Members

1 x Captain, 1 x Cook and 1 x Deckhand.

The crew have their own private ablutions.

Tender Boats

There are two motorised tender boats provided for Fishing and Game viewing. One is a Piranha seating 6 pax and powered by a 90h.p. Yamaha whilst the second tender is a Sportsman which seats 3 pax and is powered by a 15h.p. Mercury motor.Please note that only the crew of Viking are permitted to drive these boats.


Lower Deck Hosts:

  • 1 x double air-conditioned en-suite cabin with mosquito nets and cupboard space.
  • 1 x twin bedded air-conditioned cabin with mosquito nets and cupboard space.
  • Separate toilet, hand basin and shower
  • Hot water is provided by means of gas geyser.

Mid-Deck Hosts:

  • A spacious air-conditioned dining cum lounge area with CD/DVD player, T.V. and Video machine – client’s to please supply their own videos and CD’s/DVD’s.
  • The dining area can be used to sleep a further 2/3 pax.
  • Adjoining the dining area is a rear deck with additional seating and 2 x deep freezers.
  • There is a well equipped kitchen with microwave, gas stove/oven, fridge and freezer.
  • A charcoal braai off the Bermuda deck is available.

Upper Deck Hosts:

  • Spacious and shaded top deck with comfortable seating.
  • Toward the front of the top deck is a retractable awning so if guests prefer sitting in the sun then this awning can be dropped and turned into a sun-deck area.
Mooring Harbour Marineland Harbour, Kariba
Car Park Charges     

US$ 5-00 per vehicle per night payable by guests on arrival at the harbour direct.

Boarding Time 12 Noon onwards – unless arranged otherwise
Disembarking Time   10:00a.m. – unless arranged otherwise.

Cleaning Materials such as dishwashing liquid, bin bags, toilet rolls, air-freshener, dish cloths, etc., are not provided and are for the guests to please supply.

Catering, drinks, ice, bait and fishing rod hire can all be organised separately through us – please contact our office for prices.

All Visitors travelling on Lake Kariba are required to pay a Lake Entry Fee and to purchase Fishing Permits.  This is done so direct at the harbour to the Parks Officer on duty and the current fees being charged are as follows:

Lake Entry

US$ 3-00 per Zimbabwe resident per day

US$ 6-00 per Regional resident per day

US$ 8-00 per International resident per day

Fishing Permitsy

US$ 5-00 per Zimbabwe resident fishing per day

US$10-00 per non-Zimbabwe resident fishing per day

Children under the age of 10 years pay half price on the above fees.On occasion the Parks Officers request proof of Nationality so please ensure you have your ID book/Passport with you when paying these fees.

RATES:  Please note that 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.

Please note that 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.