This Is It - Kariba family houseboat

a roomy three-decked pontoon type houseboat that has been specifically designed for a family house boat holiday on Kariba.

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All three decks have secure safety railings all round for child safety and the cabins are all located on the bottom deck

Accommodation (maximum 12 passengers)

2 x medium sized double cabins
1 x smaller twin bunk cabin (sleeps 4)

this is it houseboat cabin

Boat Specifications

Passengers comfortably 10 / maximum of 12
Type 60ft pontoon houseboat
Engines 2 x 65 hp Ford diesel engines
Cruising speed 6 knots
Call sign KF 1084
Crew captain, cook and deck-hand in own quarters
Tender Boats 1 x twin steel ponton with 25hp outboard engine (carries 8)
1 x Chessa Fisherman 50hp engine (carries 4 - 5) including driver
Moored Marineland
Boarding 11h00 / Disembarking 11h00


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Rates 2014

rates are quoted per night - All Inclusive basis

Dry Boat

US$ 510 peak / US$ 460 off peak

Wet Boat

US$ 680 peak / US$ 630 off peak

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All inclusive – rate includes catering: brunch menu which is early am tea/coffee with muffins, rusks or biscuits followed by cereal, fruit & yoghurt. Hot Bruch served late morning. Evening sundowner snacks with crisps & peanuts followed by a one course dinner, coffee & chocolates.
Drinks – all local alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages incl. mineral water with the exception of wines which would be SA wine. Ice, Kapenta, worms. Fishing rods supplied with line & basic tackle. All fuel. 2% ZTA levy.
Fuel estimate is 90 litres per day


on the lower deck there are two toilets and two showers plus washbasins
shower off the Bermuda deck
loungers and mattresses for sleeping on deck
the centre deck has both indoor and outdoor seating areas and under the covered bar area there is a CD/tape player (please bring your own CDs and tapes)
meals are usually served on the centre deck whilst the upper deck boasts a large splash pool that has a retractable sun cover. there is ample deck space with sun loungers for clients who want to get a tan and soak up the sun

Cold storage: There is one deep freeze plus a large cooler box in the galley plus a deep freeze and two large cooler boxes in the centre deck bar. There are also two small portable cooler boxes for use on the tender boats

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