Any keen fisherman is welcome to take up the challenge using either conventional or fly tackle. Fish from the banks of the river or from the boat or join their fishing safari. Whichever way you choose, you will find this fishing experience exhilarating.
Royal Zambezi Lodge is a luxury safari lodge on the Zambezi River in Zambia. Winner of the World Luxury Boutique Hotel Award in 2011 and twice winners of the World Luxury Hotel Award, this is Zambian safari accommodation at its best. Enjoy the unforgettable Zambezi sunrise greeting you each morning and bush sounds lulling you to sleep at night. The lodge offers walking, driving and river safaris and is just 5 minutes from the Lower Zambezi National Park.
The Lower Zambezi is also rich in wading birds, both resident and migrant; uncommon residents include ospreys, spoonbills and African skimmers. No worries if all these names don't ring a bell: your guide will tell you where to focus your binoculars and share plenty of bird-factoids.
Why take your kids fishing?
Good morals and ethics
They learn perseverance and patience
Encourages healthy lifestyle
Conservation Lower Zambezi operates under a memorandum of understanding with the Zambia Wildlife Authority, DNPW (former ZAWA), and strives to protect and preserve the integrity of the Lower Zambezi Valley.
Sunset cruises depart the Nsofu lodge at 4 pm, and will take you up and downstream to view the late afternoon activities of the abundant wildlife that call the Zambezi their home. From bush buck and water buck on the lookout for predators, to elephant coming down to the water to drink and play, hippos wallowing and crocodiles cruising in the river – even lions sunning themselves on the banks of the river. The Zambezi at sunset is truly an amazing, enchanting experience.
Whether you are already a hardcore bird-enthusiast or never thought about 'birding' before in your life: after your first safari to the Lower Zambezi, birds will win over your heart. 378 species have been recorded here, including many species of eagle, heron, stork and bee-eater. No worries if all these names don't ring a bell: your guide will tell you where to focus your binoculars and share plenty of bird-factoids.
There is never a dull moment at Baines’ River Camp. During your stay you have the choice of game drives, canoe safaris, walking/hiking safaris, boat cruises, island sundowners, tiger fishing or a spa treatment in the comfort of your private suite.
The legendary Tigerfish is well known for being one of the most thrilling challenges for any fly fisher. Renowned for their speed and strength, these ferocious predators never fail to put up a spectacular fight. But what exactly does it take to catch these powerful prey? Tiger fish start targeting large schools of bait fish, marking the beginning of the optimum period for fly-fishing and spinning. Best months for Tiger Fishing are from June to August. The river reaches its lowest level in October and soon the rainy season starts again.
Tucked away in the Chiawa area, next to the Zambezi National Park, Mvuu Lodge Zambia is a typical African safari lodge that offers thrilling tiger fishing experience.