• From: $325pp
  • Duration : Min 3 nights
  • Highlights : Exclusive use of the houseboat, All activities included, Photography, Fishing, Cultural Tours.
  • Location : The Chobe River
  • Types of Photography : Water based photography from the photo boats
  • Group size : Up to 10 max


he Pangolin Voyager Houseboat is the perfect size for small groups or extended families to spend some time together exploring The Chobe River on your very own houseboat. Whether you are joining is for some R&R or some hardcore photography every whim will be catered for and this is especially true for groups containing people with very different interests. Whether you are just there for photography or you want to try our hand at catching a Tiger Fish the activities during the day are yours to decide upon. Perhaps instead you just want to position yourself on the rooftop sundeck with a good book? Its your houseboat..your holiday….you decide!


April 1st to December 31st in 2017


The houseboat has 5 cabins sleeping up to 10 guests in absolute luxury. The cabins can be configured in twin or double beds. The crew are on hand to make your stay as comfortable as possible with delicious home cooked food and local drinks to keep you cool as you drift along this beautiful river.

We have an eight seater photo boat with rotating chairs and custom built camera mounts and you can use it  as often and for however long you like during daylight hours. We also have two other tender boats for fishing and taking to to explore the surrounding areas like Impalila Island or perhaps to pay a visit to a local fishing village.

On board you will be well fed by the Pangolin Voyager Chefs – Sabrina and Melody – conjuring up delicacies throughout the day. The drinks are included and the fridges well stocked with local beers, soft drinks and wine.

Meals are taken around the large dining table which neatly seats all ten guests. We do our best to accommodate specific requests especially when its a special occasion like a birthday or anniversary.

The Houseboat is also a perfect place for you to host a club event or small corporate get together. Again we can endeavour to get you whatever you need in addition to the standard offering to help facilitate these safaris. We have an HD TV that we bring to the houseboat to allow for workshops and presentations in between all the other fun to be had onboard.

Photo Tip

The rotating chairs on the 8 seater photo boats have removable arms and mounts so that photographers and non-photographers can sit besides one another in fully rotating comfort during the game activities….perfect for those budding “Art Directors” to offer advice on composition!

Money Matters

Please note that the price at the top of this page is only an indication based on a certain number of travelers at a particular time of year. Most lodges and reserves have seasonal rates and the price can sometimes be lower than than the published rate. Please send an enquiry through and one of our consultants will prepare an exact quote based on your requirements.


  • Exclusive use of The Pangolin Voyager Houseboat for up to ten guests
  • All meals throughout the stay
  • All local drinks including soft drinks, beers, wines and spirits
  • Use of the photo boat and tenders boats to create your own schedule of activities
  • Fishing permits and tackle
  • Transfers to and from Kasane Immigration to the houseboat
  • No age restrictions
  • Bed Levy.

Please note: that there is a minimum stay of 3 nights for an exclusive charter of the houseboat. The price per night for the whole boat is $3250 per night. The price per person is based on 10 guests onboard. Please also take note that, unless you have booked a special photographic workshop with us, there will not be a photographic host, tuition or equipment while onboard. We also recommend you check Visa requirements before you travel as you will cross into the Namibian side.


  • Laundry
  • Visa Fees (where applicable)
  • Lost and Damaged fishing tackle

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The time spent on the Voyager was one of the most wonderful days of game experience we have ever had. Hats off to the staff for all their expertise, knowledge and professionalism.

Jen & Ken – 10/2015

Wonderful experience on the Pangolin Voyager. Food fantastic. Staff friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. An unforgettable stay.

Peter W – 10/2015

An incredible experience aboard the Pangolin Voyager. Huge numbers of elephants and buffalo and hippo… not to mention the massive herds of impala. A highlight was the pride of 11 lions right opposite the houseboat, roaring! We watched a single lioness hunt impala one morning. The birding was phenomenal. Thanks to Captain Martin and his team for our wonderful time! Thank you for the wonderful stay on board. We were spoilt with wonderful game viewing, great birding, great company and great food. Thank you to everyone who makes up such an efficient team.

Angus Marion Duncan & Megan Few – 12/2015

What a fantastic place Chobe is. Saw so much and the knowledge of the guides were unbelievable. Superb experience from all the team. Keep up the good work

Martin. Jackie G & Les E – 10/2015

Fantastic experience. Most memorable safari and so special seeing all the wildlife from the water. Superb, welcoming and very friendly staff. Many thanks to all.

Nick & Annie Boon – 10/2015
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