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Kariba Car Ferry Service

Save time, fuel, money and over 8 hours (1,250 Kms) of driving by ferryboating your car the length of lake Kariba

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Kariba Car Ferry service also saves you at least one nights hotel stop

The ferry carries up to 70 people and 15 vehicles, plies the length of Lake Kariba between Andora Harbour in Kariba town and Mlibizi at the western end of the lake

You and your family can relax in the spacious panoramic-windowed saloon, laze on the open deck or enjoy the upper shaded deck. At night you settle down in our fully-reclining bed/armchairs. Pack overnight bag and towels

Departure Points & Times
from Andora harbour (Kariba) and Mlibizi 09h00 sharp - arrives the following day at 07h00. Passengers to be at embarkation point no later than 08h00 (late arrivals will miss the boat).

The voyage takes approx 22 hours one way
On Board Facilities include: chair-beds inside, mattresses for on deck and all bedding (sleeping is commmunal); toilets and hot showers; 3 full meals; teas & coffees; and a licensed cash bar
Meals - Three meals are provided lunch, dinner and breakfast.
Morning and afternoon tea will be provided. Cash Bar

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Sailing Dates 2016
Note : certain dates are provisional

Mlibizi - Kariba
Kariba - Mlibizi
January: 01 - 05 - 12
January : 04 - 11
February: 09
February: 08
March: 08 - 22 - 29
March: 07 - 21 - 28
April: 05 - 08 - 12 - 15 - 19 - 22

- 26 - 29
April : 04 - 07 - 11 - 14 - 18 - 21 - 25 - 28
May : 03 - 06 - 10 - 13 - 17 - 20 - 27 - 31
May : 02 - 05 -09 - 12 - 16 - 19 - 26 - 30
June : 03 - 07 - 10 - 14 - 17 - 21 - 24 - 28 >
June : 02 - 06 - 09 - 13 - 16 - 20 - 23 - 27 - 30
July : 01 - 05 - 08 - 12 - 15 - 19 - 22 - 26 - 29
July : 04 - 07 - 11 - 14 - 18 - 21 - 25 - 28
August : 02 - 05 - 09 - 12 - 16 - 23 - 26 - 30
August : 01 - 04 - 08 - 11 - 15 - 18 - 19 - 22 - 25 - 29
September : 02 - 06 - 09 - 13 - 16 - 20 - 23 - 27 - 30
September : 01 - 05 - 08 - 12 - 15 - 19 - 22 - 26 - 29
October : 04 - 18
October : 03 - 17 - 31
November : 01 - 15
November : 14
December : 02 - 06 - 13 - 20 - 23 - 27 - 30
December : 01 - 05 - 12 - 19 - 22 - 26 - 29
Rates 2016
Adults
US$ 160
Children under 12
US$ 80
Children under 2
FREE
Motorcycle
US$ 120
Vehicles 4.40m and under
US$ 150
4 X 4 Mini Bus
US$ 190
Trailers - up to 4m
US$ 240
Bicycles
US$ 15
Kariba Ferry Reservations

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Tariffs include all meals, teas/coffees served during the voyage; the 2% ZTA levy, 15% VAT
National Parks fees not included
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Vehicles

There is a height restriction of 1.95 metres for 12 vehicles, and 3 parking spaces in an open-deck area with no height restriction (ideal for heavily-packed 4x4s with roof rack tents etc.). When making enquiries regarding vehicles other than standard types, please supply full dimensional details as to overall length, width and height.

Road Transfer

Alternatives by road include the route via Livingstone and Siavonga in Zambia - recommended - (approximately 6,5 hours) - it's tarred but potholed - you may need a visa.

Another option is the "back road" via Binga - a 4 x 4 is recommended, it's essential during the rainy season

Karibean Cruise - US$ 200
The ferry service may be used by those without vehicles either on our Karibean Cruise, which encompasses the return trip starting from either end, or alternatively as a means to the other end

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Kariba Ferries Route

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