Karabezi Houseboat

Karabezi houseboat is a newly refurbished, five star, air conditioned pontoon style houseboat

Accommodation & Facilities First Deck


The lower deck has two double bed en-suite cabins , two twin bed en-suite cabins and one twin bed non en-suite, but a bathroom directly opposite the entrance (all have full modern silent air conditioning).

The two double bed en –suite cabins have a smaller cabin attached to each of them via the bath room (they can be isolated from main bedrooms and en-suites if not required as family rooms). The attached cabins have two single bunks, one of which is more suitable for children. Both of these bunk cabins also have their own external access so can be completely separate rooms if required.

Breakfast Lounge

On the first deck is a breakfast lounge with breakfast bar a flat screen TV with DVD player and a small library. This is an ideal area to continue socializing should the second deck clients wish to retire or a convenient safe place for the youngsters. This can also be a place to get away for a bit of peace and quiet.


The teak and black granite kitchen is fully equipped and comprises a six hob gas stove/oven, fridge/freezer, three large deep freezers, microwaves, toasters etc

Tender Deck

There is a large tender deck at the back of the boat as well as two stair cases leading to the second deck. This helps in avoiding disturbing guests sleeping in the second deck lounge.
There is also a cold (big head!) shower which is great for keeping cool in the hot evenings or having a private shower under the stars .
All braais are also done on the tender deck which is large enough to accommodate a few standing guests

Accommodation & Facilities Second Deck

The second deck is very spacious with a sixty square metre glazed and air-conditioned lounge, dining & main bar area. There are six fold out beds (2 meters long) in this area, creating a total 20 bed capacity on the boat.

Jacuzzi and Deck Area

There is a 4-5 man jacuzzi on this deck with surrounding sun lounge /seating area .The Jacuzzi can also be covered to create 2 large beds for day time lounging or a big double for outdoor sleeping under the stars.

Main Bar

This large beautiful teak bar has seating for eight people. Guests can manage/ serve themselves or ask one of the crew members to ‘man’ the bar. The under counter chillers can hold up to twenty-two crates of canned drinks .

Top Deck Sun/Sleeping Area

There is a further third deck for sleeping out under the stars on six daybeds under mosquito nets.
During the day this is great private sun tanning area as well as a spectacular game viewing platform being ten meters’ above the shoreline. If required the crew will make up mattresses for up to six for sleeping under the stars under mosquito nets