2016 Zambia River Cruise

For 2016 we are extending the cruise by an extra day and changing the format to include photo opportunities on the Chobe River. Passengers will have 2 days on the Chobe, 2 days on the Zambezi and 2 days at the Southern Carmine Bee-eater breeding [...]

March 23rd, 2015|

Getting the most out of your photography on the Chobe

To give a definitive list of what to bring on your stay aboard the Zambezi Voyager is difficult. It depends on a number of factors: the time of year you are travelling, whether your baggage restrictions are guided by an airline or by the size [...]

March 2nd, 2014|

The African Skimmer, a bird endemic to the Chobe River

  The African Skimmer is easily identified by its long red bill, with the lower mandible longer than the upper, with a yellowish tip. The dark upper parts contrast strongly with the white underparts, and its long narrow wings have very low wing loading, allowing [...]

February 12th, 2014|

Up close with the Rock Pratincole

The Rock Pratincole is a small dark pratincole with short wings. It is easily identified by its red, black-tipped beak, red legs, and white nuchal collar extending rearward from the eyes. In flight the white rump is diagnostic. It is an uncommon intra-African summer migrant. [...]

February 11th, 2014|

Where does the rain come from?

The important thing to bear in mind, is that the amount of rainfall in the Chobe/Zambezi confluence, in and around the Eastern Caprivi, has very little to do with the volume of water in these two rivers. The Chobe, which starts life as the Kwando [...]

February 10th, 2014|
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