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Ferry/Pontoon Kazungula Ferry

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Located in Botswana :: Four Nations :: Kasane
Category: Transportation :: Ferry/Pontoon

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The motorized pontoon ferry operates between the border posts at Kazungula Zambia and Kasane Botswana. It is one of the largest ferries in South Central Africa crossing the 400 m wide Zambezi River and the ferry has a capacity of 70 tonnes.

The crossing, about 500m long, is a fairly short trip, taking less than 10 minutes.

A new bridge is planned - but border officials say it will open in 2020 sometime.

The fees for the ferry for 1 car: Ferry: BWP200 (USD30/ZAR220/ZMK150), Toll fee: USD20, Kazungula council fee: ZMK30, Carbon tax (up to 3000cc) ZMK200 and Third party insurance (30 day) ZMK262.

When taking a vehicle onto the pontoon, drivers should know that small vehicles (including 4x4’s) go on first, then a big truck and if there is space more small vehicles behind the truck. The ferry guards will motion the driver to come forward and where to park. Only the driver is allowed to be in the vehicle, passengers need to board the pontoon on foot once all the vehicles are on.

Contact [ correction ]
Address : Chobe/Kasane, Botswana

Opening Times : [ correction ]

06:00-18:00 Daily

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