Lake Kariba Houseboat Wedding Reception

A wedding reception on a large houseboat berthed at Matusadona, exchange your wedding vows either on or off board

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luxury passener ship sleeping 52 guests in 24 cabins with dining room - lounge/bar - infinity pool - cocktail deck - tea verandah

Additional guests can be accommodated on Island lodges

And under a star-lit African night dance and dream the night away.

You can opt to have the wedding ceremony performed either on board ship or off board.

We can tailor make your wedding package to suit your budget and particular needs

Getting There


Zimbabwe has an impressive road infrastructure.
Traffic drives on the left

Car Hire available at airports and main hotels.
Documentation required:

International Driving Permit or national licence (for up to 90 days); if not in English it must be accompanied by a certificate of authority or translation of text.
Car hire is available but expensive - best suited for exploring the east and south-east of the country.

Kariba is four and half hours by tarred road from Harare (365 km's).
Lusaka airport in Zambia is a 2.5 hour drive on a tarred road to Kariba
By road from South Africa: from Beitbridge - Masvingo - Gweru (short cut from Chegutu to Chinhoyi)

via Botswana through Plumtree - Bulawayo to Kariba

from Livingstone (Zambia) there is a tarred road all the way - travelling time approx. 8 hours

Commercial Flights

From Johannesburg to Victoria Falls South African Airways, British Airways (Comair) and Air Zimbabwe.

From Johannesburg to Livingstone in Zambia - Nationwide, SAA and BA (Comair)

Road transfers easily arranged from Lusaka or Harare

Lake Kariba

a 2000 km shoreline gracing which is the Matusadona National Park - a prime wilderness area and home to elephant, lion, buffalo, waterbuck, duiker, leopard, jackal, impala, kudu, zebra.

Lake Kariba has more than 50 varieties of fish thought to breed in its waters including bream, chessa, nkupe, cornish jack, bottlenose, vundu,
kapenta as well as tigerfish.

Tiger fishing is best from September/October but can be caught all year round.
Bream can be caught throughout the year.

For the bird lover, in summer look for over 480 species.

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