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Riversong Cruise - Victoria Falls

Luxury cruises on the upper Zambezi River

Lovely 50 seater double decked pontoon boat launched March 2019. Offers sunrise, lunch and sunset cruises on the Upper Zambezi river above Victoria Falls. Read more about what you are likely to encounter on a Zambezi cruise here.

Riversong boat on the Zambezi River. Luxury cruise boat for sunrise, lunch and sunset cruises - Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

The Riversong boat on the Zambezi River

Sunrise Cruise

Pickup time is 30 minutes before sunrise. This is a great option as a send-off on your last morning in Victoria Falls. Tea, coffee, juice, water and muffins are offered on the cruise. You will be returned to your hotel in time for breakfast. The boat is on the water for 2 hours and the turn-around time is 2.5 hours.

Lunch Cruise

Pickup time is from 11:30am. Lunch cruise refers to the time of day that you can enjoy a river cruise on the Zambezi River. Warm finger food and a selection of cocktails, premium drinks and beers, as well as juice, water and soft drinks are served while on the boat. The boat is on the water for 2 hours and the turn-around time is 2.5 hours.

Sunset Cruise

Pickup time in summer (1st of September to 30th April) is from 4pm, and in winter (1st of May to 31st August) from 3:30pm. Enjoy unlimited drinks and freshly made canapes prepared on-board during the cruise. The boat will be on the water for about 2 - 2.5 hours depending on the season. The turn-around time is 3 hours.

Delectable eats and drinks on the Riversong cruise on the Zambezi River - Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Delectable eats and drinks on the Riversong cruise


All boat crew on Shearwater Cruises hold a Launch Master’s Certificate Class 1 and are First Aid qualified.

The boat comes fitted with safety equipment (life rafts, life rings, life jackets and fire extinguishers which will be pointed to you during the safety briefing by the captain).

Minimum to confirm a trip: 2 passengers

Maximum capacity: 50 passengers - Top deck: 24 passengers, Bottom deck: 26 passengers

Facilities: Complimentary Wi-Fi; bathrooms on both decks; comfortable luxurious couches, tables and bar stools; on-board kitchen serving hot meals for the breakfast and lunch cruises; bars on both upper and lower decks; A first aid kit is on board

Duration: +/- 2.5 hours

Minimum and maximum age: none

Luxurious setting aboard the Riversong boat on the Zambezi River - Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Beautiful setting on the Riversong boat

Included on a Riversong cruise

• Shared road transfers to and from your accommodation in Victoria Falls town*
• Refresher towel and welcome drink on arrival
• Complimentary light snacks and drinks during the cruise
*These are the popular hotels and lodges in town. Please see the list on our Victoria Falls accommodation page.


• Transfers from AirBnB lodges, out of town lodges. Extra transfers can be arranged.
• US$10 river usage fee per person.

Taking in the scenery on the Zambezi River aboard the Riversong boat in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

The scenery will not disappoint

What to Bring

• Camera and/or binoculars
• Insect repellent and sunscreen
• Travel voucher
• US$10 park fee per person

What to Wear

Wear comfortable clothing and sunglasses. In summer, light clothes as it can get hot. In winter, bring warm sweater or jacket for the sunrise and sunset cruises at it can get chilly in the early morning and in the evening.

What not to Bring

• Valuables. Please leave these locked up in a safe at your hotel.
• Anything else that you will not need while on your cruise.


Children are welcome on the cruises. Children 16 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Children 3 to 11 years pay 50% of the adult rate. Children younger than 3 years old are welcome free of charge. Children 6 to 12 years pay US$5 for the river usage fee. Children younger than 6 do not pay the fee.

Dietary Requirements

Please notify your travel consultant of any special or dietary requirements and allergies as you make your booking, or prior to arrival.


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