Not your average ‘houseboat’, Matusadona is certainly the most striking cruise boat on Lake Kariba. Harnessing the mighty Zambezi River for hydroelectric power, the massive Kariba Dam has a surface area of approximately 5,400 square kilometres of pristine waters and an abundance of wildlife–the new home of “Matusadona”, launched in December 2012.
Matusadona is chartered out on a fully catered basis. This includes:
Accommodation on board
Activities operated by Matusadona
Lake access and National Park Entry Fees
All catering, including local beverages at the bar
All fuel based on:
Cumulative average operation of the main engines over a maximum of 3½ hours per day (start u p to shut down).
Combined average operation of generators over a maximum of 12 hours per day
4 Crew members
Daily laundry service
Positioning of Matusadona at either Marineland or Bumi Hills for boarding and disembarking.
The charter excludes:
Road, air or other transfers to Matusadona
Activities operated by third parties (Morning Game Drive at Bumi Hills Safari Lodge is offered at US$ 100 pp).