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Contact Person: 
Kerry Brink
00 27 (0) 71 852 4601

OB Joyful is a well maintained, upmarket double decked houseboat with a very good and attentive crew.  Originally operating in Binga, she moved down in July 2016 to Kariba and has turned into a very popular houseboat offering competitive rates.

Boat Number: 
KF 225
Max Pax: 
Number of Cabins: 
4 Cabins – 2 x twin bedded en-suite on the lower deck and 2 x twin bedded on the upper (share bathroom)
Number of Crew: 
4 Crew – Captain, Cook and 2 x Deckhands
Cabins are air-conditioned and the breakfast nook on the lower deck – it is switched off at 22:00HRS when the generator is switched off.
Swimming Facility: 
Splash pool on the top deck
Cruising Speed: 
4 Knots
Fuel Usage: 
100 – 120 litres diesel per day
Tender Boats: 
3 x Dory Cathedral Hull type tenders each with 40h.p. pull-start motors
4 - 2 that are en-suite and 2 separate
3 – 2 are en-suite and one is separate plus a bath
Plug Points: 
Square and round – clients to supply own adaptors
Entertainment System: 
No but clients are welcome to bring their own
Portable wood/charcoal braai – braais are done on the shore and not on the houseboat
Child Friendly: 
Yes – suits all ages
Moored at: 
Kariba Breezes Harbour
Boarding Times: 
11:00a.m. onwards and disembarking by 09:00a.m
Rates Include: 
Hire cost of the houseboat and her tenders, use of all facilities on-board including the services of the crew and cleaning materials (dishwashing liquid, bin bags, toilet rolls etc).
Rates Exclude: 
Fuel, outboard oil, catering, drinks, ice, fishing equipment, bait, car park fees and National Parks fees/fishing permits.