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WELCOME to Eagles Rest - the holiday destination of choice.

The Bateleur is a private Houseboat - day and overnight cruises can be arranged.

Take a trip on Lake Kariba aboard our houseboat the "Bateleur"

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like the eagle that it takes its name from, the Bateleur is a "graceful bird"
and is the ultimate experience in houseboating.

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Bateleur sleeps a maximum of 10 passengers and 4 crew members
there are 2 cabins on the lower deck (one en-suite) sleeping 4 passengers

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day seats on the upper deck convert to comfortable beds at night
sleeping another 6 passengers

all beds are equipped with large walk-in type mosquito nets covering the whole bed

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the upper deck consists of an outside seating area and the Captain's bar and lounge

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relax and enjoy a sundowner at the Captain's bar

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 experience the magnificent Kariba sunsets

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suited for parties and larger groups

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the boat has a fully equipped kitchen

all crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils are provided

there is also an outside braai area

we offer self catering or a fully catered option

all food is cooked on-board by the crew chef

here captain Steve prepares breakfast

 

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meals are served buffet style direct from the kitchen

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clients enjoying a hearty English breakfast

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the pool deck is equipped with a fully functional jacuzzi (bubbles not mandatory)

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enjoy the jacuzzi and cool off from the mid-day sun
in the winter months the jacuzzu is heated

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        for the younger crowd do some crazy stuff  like jumping from the top deck of the boat

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or skiing and tubing

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or go fishing from one of our tender boats

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most species of fish are found in the Lake but the most popular sport is
the mighty Zambezi Tiger and the monster Vundu

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despite the fine bones in Tiger, if prepared carefully it makes a tasty bar snack

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unlike Zimbabwe, at many of our mooring spots, clients can disembark
and explore the many islands on the Lake

Houseboat charters can be any number of nights from 1 night to 10 nights.

Day cruises are also offered for larger groups of up to 50 passengers.

All houseboat charters and cruises require to be booked in advanced.

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Bateleur is truly a "home from home" and will be an experience
to remember for a long time to come.

 


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