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The Raft – Lunch Experience – Chobe

from $50.00

The only floating restaurant in Chobe and a must add to any Botswana itinerary or Chobe Day Trip!

Situated at Chobe Marina Lodge, guests can enjoy the tranquility of the Chobe River while savouring the flavours of a traditional “braai” (barbecue). Whilst you are moored off the Lodge, the river has an abundance of bird life and is frequented by a host of larger herbivorous drawn to the endless supply of lush green grass throughout the year. The Raft has little to no impact on the environment and was built with 90% re-cycled material. All restaurant items are unbreakable with every scrap of refuse being bagged and disposed of off-site.

Pick up 12.15 am ~ 14:30 pm drop-off.

Chobe Explorer Day Cruise Highlights

  • A virtual floating Restaurant in the Chobe National Park, at Chobe Marina Lodge
  • Immerse yourself in Southern African culture, by indulging in true authentic cuisine prepared by the talented chefs
  • Attentive staff to keep your beverages fresh
  • A barbeque style lunch.
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  • Inclusions Activity Type
    Cruise, Culinary Experience, Food and Wine, Lunch Cruise
  • Activity Level Leisurely
  • Group Size Medium Group
All about the The Raft – Lunch Experience – Chobe.

The Raft Lunch Experience Overview.

What an exciting way to enjoy a delicious lunch…at a restaurant floating on the Chobe River not far from the town of Kasane, a short road transfer from your lodge in Kasane, and then a scenic boat transfer across to the Raft.

Your guide will share local news and folklore, and perhaps recall the controversy surrounding the nearby Sududu Island (once the subject of a sensitive ownership battle between Botswana and Namibia). A local beer or glass of wine would be a good start to a three-meat meal, with vegetables and salad and The Raft’s special desert for afters. Wild animals grace the entire area around you, while a myriad exotic birds dart hither and thither.

This is a lunch outing like no other, amid the Chobe Flood Plains, where you can feel and see ‘Real Africa’ to the back of beyond. As you stay within the main channel there is no need to complete the immigration process between Namibia and Botswana. Just enjoy!

Operating Schedule. (+/-3.5 hours including transfers)

  • 12h15am       Pick up from the hotels
  • 12h30am      Boat Transfer to the Raft
  • 14h30pm      Return to hotels

Minimum Numbers: 2 Guests Maximum Numbers : 64

No age restrictions. Children 11 and under 50%

Dress: Casual, Advised to bring:

  • Sun Screen
  • Binoculars and Cameras
  • Warm clothes during winter, it can get cold on the river.

A Chobe Game Drive is an excellent activity to pair with the Raft Lunch Experience as you then get the opportunity to see the abundant wildlife from both perspectives. Land and water.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Transfers from Kasane hotels and lodges
  • BBQ (Braai) Cooked on board, fresh baked bread and salads.
  • Water, Soft Drinks and Local Beers
  • National Parks Fee
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Gratuities
  • Expenditure of a Personal Nature