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Kariba Houseboats

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Southern Belle Restaurant

The Southern Belle Restaurant provides breathtaking views of Lake Kariba. Guests can dine while overlooking the largest man made lake in the world. The restaurant on the houseboat is open everyday for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Light meals and snacks are also available during the afternoon.

Top Deck Bar

The Top Deck Bar is located on the third and highest level of The Southern Belle houseboat. Here guests can soak up the sun next to the swimming pool and enjoy a drink while overlooking the amazing surrounding views. 

Activities, Sports & Leisure

Nearby activities & attractions
  • Games Deck
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Bush walks
  • Cultural tour

Conferences & Events

Conference Room

The conference room on the Protea Hotel Southern Belle houseboat on Lake Kariba can seat 20 guests in a "U" shape and 30 guests in schoolroom style.  The private patio on the houseboat is a great place for tea breaks.

Conference equipment: 

  • writing pads and pens
  • mints
  • cordials
  • water
  • white boards
  • soft boards
  • soft boards
  • screen
  • markers
  • flip charts
  • paper 
  • data projector


Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
Business Services
  • Hotel Wi-Fi
General Services
  • Braai & Barbeque

Available Rooms


# Rooms:

There are 21 cabins available which are decorated in a simple yet modern fashion. Of the 21 rooms, 16 of them are standard cabins.

  • 10 double cabins with a double bed and outward facing views
  • 4 twin cabins with two single beds
  • 2 triple cabins with three single beds

Room amenities:

  • En suite bathroom
  • Air conditioning
  • WiFi access
  • Reading lights
  • Satellite TV 

GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -16.551944

Longitude: 28.782000


The Lake Kariba in Zambia is one of the largest man-made lakes in the world. It is unique and wild, surrounded by African bushveld. It is located on the Zambezi River along the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Lake Kariba stretches over 226 kilometers long and up to 40 kilometers wide. It covers an area of 5,580 square kilometers.


On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

3 Star

Hotel Group(s)