Ichobezi Houseboats

Reviews of Ichobezi Houseboats

Excellent(96%) From 35 travellers
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Below are independent comments from 35 of our travellers who have visited Ichobezi Houseboats, and have kindly agreed to share their thoughts.

They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.
Mr and Mrs R from Bath
Arrived on: 16-Sep-2012 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Excellent: Ernest led a very good team

A very good way to relax, in particular after a long flight

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The H family from Chester
Arrived on: 19-Jun-2012 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Ichobezi Houseboats review

We had a marvellous time. We were the only guests for most of it! The staff were great, the food excellent, and the service could not have been better. The top of the boat had been refurbished, but I think the rooms, especially the bathrooms would benefit from a a refurbishment. However, no problems.

Harris took us on two boat drives, and he was outstanding. As well as knowing all of the birds, he managed to to get us a sunset close-up viewing of elephants swimming the river!

The two days was a great experience and a contract to the rest of what we saw in Namibia.

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Mr & Mrs P - Harrow
Arrived on: 6-Oct-2011 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Ichobezi Houseboats review

Boat was a tad run down, otherwise a delightful two days.

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Mrs A with party of five - Oxfordshire
Arrived on: 20-Sep-2011 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Wonderful Ichobezi Houseboats!

Words failed all of us, which was a surprise as non of are usually short of something to say. Larry, the manager, and all his crew couldn't have been better. It was the most magical experience and none of us wanted to leave.

The cabins were lovely, the food, thanks to Eustace, the chef, was exceptional, we all wanted to bring Eustace home with us! The trips on the river by tender, to see wild life, were all excellent. The level of comfort was very high. The scenery, covered by elephants, was extraordinary.

Everyone should have this experience.
We can't wait to go back, and for longer!

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Dr & Mrs L - Lyndhurst
Arrived on: 8-Nov-2010 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Ichobezi Houseboats review

Ichobezi was great. It provided an excellent relaxing contrast to getting up at 5.00 am for game drives !! Our guide was excellent and we even managed to catch three Tiger fish despite not being fishermen.The food was superb.

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Mr. & Mrs R from Alford, Lincs
Arrived on: 24-Oct-2010 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Great River Cruise

Observing game and birdlife from a river setting made this a unique experience which will be remembered for ever.

The boat crew were very friendly, attentive and informative making our stay a lovely experience

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Mr & Mrs T - Ireland
Arrived on: 21-Aug-2010 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Good
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Didn't use the houseboat

We liked the lodge so much that we didn't go on the houseboat but stayed at the lodge.

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The B family from Bristol
Arrived on: 14-Aug-2010 Stayed for: 1 nights
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lovely for 1 night stay

We quite liked the houseboat but wished we had stayed in the lodge for a further night as the service and rooms were better, having said that it was worth the experience

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Family M - Massachusetts
Arrived on: 12-Aug-2010 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Ichobezi Houseboats review

loved it and wish we had more time on the boat. but understand that wasnt an option. the Host i believe his name wasEarnest, was wonderful, very accomodating, thought ahead about our needs, had a meal waiting for us when we arrived. He was also very positive and enthusiastic for Namibia! Wow! nice touch. loved seeing the animals from the water . waking up , laying in bed and looking out the window as elephants came down to drink was a memory i wont forget!

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Mr & Mrs S from Norfolk
Arrived on: 4-Aug-2010 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Ichobezi Houseboats review

An idyllic way to spend time on the Chobe River.

Ernest and the team were fantastic! So many elephants, crocs and birds that we lost count.

Even saw some lions on our last morning.

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