Zambezi Fishing Lodge

Zambezi Fishing Lodge

WITH BOSBOK SAFARIS

Upper Zambezi River, Zambia

At Zambezi Fishing Lodge it's our belief that every Upper Zambezi experience should encompass everything that makes the Zambezi River magical. This includes quality tiger fishing on a remote and private piece of the Zambezi, wonderful bird life, stunning sunsets, a roaring fire at night all complimented by superb  hospitality and great food.

We will catch a commercial flight from Johannesburg to Livingstone in Zambia.

We will spend the night there at a lodge and spend the day visiting the magnificent Victoria falls.

After breakfast we will leave by road transfer upriver to the Zambezi River Lodge where we will spend the next 4 or more nights partaking in incredible fishing, bird watching and game viewing opportunities.

Accommodation Overview

Accommodation at the Zambezi River Lodge is in permanent en-suite luxury tents on raised teak decks with the expanse of the Upper Zambezi below the decks. The sound of hippo, monkeys, birds and feeding fish surround you as you awake to the sun rising over the Zambezi River.

In addition to tents, the Lodge comprises of 6 boats, a sunset cruise barge, canoes, and a beautiful breakfast deck over the Zambezi, main lounge and bar area with a library, electrical charge points, filtered water stations, and guest bathrooms and a swimming pool.

 

                              

Dining

Start your morning off with some Zambian coffee or tea in your tent or around the fire. After your morning activity, guests can return to the lodge for brunch which is usually served on the breakfast deck overlooking the river.

Beach breakfasts are also offered depending on the season.

High tea is served on the deck in the afternoon, before your afternoon activity... after which guests will return to the lodge for a drink in the bar, followed by dinner around the fire.

 

Birding

Superb riverine and woodland bush birding is available and guided walks on islands, through the woodland forests, on canoes in the back waters and by boat make for a diverse birding experience. Specials seen in camp include Schalow’s Turaco, Narina Trogans, African Finfoot and Pel’s Fishing Owl.

 

  

Fishing at Zambesi Lodge

  

The Upper Zambezi River at Mutemwa is wide and varied from shallow rapids and riffles to deep holes (7m+) and eddies. The river offers up islands, reed beds, grassy banks and mud wall drop offs and therefore the tiger fishing is varied and offers something for everyone from drifting a live bait to spinning or fly fishing in the rapids. IMPORTANTLY, we share our stretch of river with only one other small camp and so the water is extremely private and there has been almost no commercial netting on our stretch of the river.

Fishing at Sioma Falls Add On

The Upper Zambezi River at Sioma Falls is deep and churning and the Zambezi River thunders through volcanic rocks creating massive eddies and whirlpools. Tigers love to use the deep water and currents to hunt and there are some enormous tigers waiting in this relatively un-fished water. Fishing can be done off the rocks on the side or by boat.

Tiger Fish exceeding 20 lb.’s are caught here frequently.

To fish this venue will entail fishing upriver for most of the day, spending two nights at the Sioma Falls in a very comfortable mobile camp and fishing back to the Zambezi River Lodge the next day.

Cost

PRICES ARE BASED AT A MINIMUM OF 4 GUESTS STAYING A MINIMUM OF 5 NIGHTS

JULY TO DECEMBER

$500 PER PERSON PER NIGHT

TO PARTAKE IN THE SIOMA FALLS ADD ON WILL BE AT $550/P/N

RATES INCLUDE:

  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • UNLIMITED guided tiger fishing with boats, unlimited fuel and fishing tackle supplied, other guided activities and day trips, laundry, teas, coffee
  • Flights from Johannesburg South Africa to Livingstone Zambia return
  • Visit to Victoria Falls
  • Road Transfers from Livingstone to Zambezi River Lodge return

​RATES EXCLUDE

  • Flights from the USA to Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Drinks