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Fishing Accommodation

 

     
  We would like to introduce you to our portfolio of affordable and comfortable accommodation that caters for fishermen.  Each establishment is in close proximity to your fishing venue. Getting there is easy. Simply pick up your rental car at the nearest airport, put your rods in the boot, key your destination into the GPS and in no time you are at the waters edge. Explore South Africa  can take care of your vehicle rental and accommodation requirements leaving you free to fish and fish and fish.  
     

 
 

Cape Town - Houtbay

Chapmans Peak Hotel - Hout Bay     

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Situated at the foot of the world-famous Chapmans Peak Drive in the picturesque village of Hout Bay. Our restaurant is well-known for the best Calamari in Cape Town, enjoyed on the large sun-drenched terrace with breathtaking views of the bay, beach and valley. The Chapmans Peak Hotel was voted "one of top 20 things to do in Cape Town". Seafood platters and exquisite steaks are also popular items. We have introduced an entirely new wing with 22 stunning rooms and 2 magnificent penthouse suites, a mere stone´s throw from the beach. These new spacious rooms will boast spectacular views of Hout Bay beach and surrounds, widely regarded as the most picturesque bay in South Africa.

 

Seacliffe Lodge - Houtbay        

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We are situated a short walk from the beach and the fishing harbour. This is an ideal place to stay for those wanting to go fishing.  This quality, friendly lodge assures our guests of superior services and a broad range of amenities. Suegne Thomson, your host, is committed to ensure that your stay is as comfortable as possible. Our breakfast is to die for! Ask our cook for his famous omelet, or choose a continental breakfast to make sure you have enough energy for a day of adventure. Of course you can choose a cold breakfast from our buffet as well. There are a number of restaurants in the harbour as well as a choice of cruises.

Struisbaai - Cape Agulhas

 

Mermaid Guest House   

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Our guesthouse is situated in the picturesque town of Struisbaai, almost at the tip of Africa and very close to the site where the "Meermin" ran aground 243 years ago. Mermaid Guest House offers single, double, twin and family accommodation  and is fully equipped with every necessary amenity, facilities & services to make your stay an enjoyable experience.

Your host Andre, is also an avid angler with all the necessary equipment to find and catch that elusive big fish of your dreams. A 28ft Butt Cat sportfisher is available to take you out onto the Agulhas bank, where you may catch Yellowtail, Yellowfin Tuna, Marlin, Dorado and a variety of bottom fish, like Kob, Red Steenbras, Red Roman and plenty more.

 

Garden Route

 

Bay Lodge on the Beach - Mossel Bay  

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Experience beach front living, take a refreshing swim in the ocean or pool, spend a relaxing day on the beach, unwind with a drink overlooking the bay. True South African hospitality. We are ideally situated to explore the rest of the  Garden Route with it's breathtaking natural beauty & diverse activities.

Bay Lodge on the Beach has 8 luxurious en-suite rooms, equipped to meet the demands of the global traveler. All rooms have TV (DSTV & MNet), and are equipped with all modern comforts, e.g. mini bar, coffee & tea-making facilities, hairdryer, bath robes, 100 % percale linen, shaver plug, ironing facilities, radio alarm clock and an electronic safe 

 

 

Reins Nature Reserves

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Reins Private Nature Reserve is situated 40 Km west of Mossel Bay. There is no public access to this stretch of coastline making it an ideal venue for rock and surf anglers. Imagine your own private fishing spot.

A short drive will bring you to the Gourits River Mouth which offers an excellent estuary and beach fishing opportunity. A good spot for Cape salmon. (Kob)

There is a small cluster of cottages available for rent. Each has two bedrooms and sleeps four adults. The cottages are fully equipped for self catering. There are no shops here so you will need to bring in your own supplies.

Sunshine Coast

 

Supertubes Collection - Jeffreys Bay     

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The Supertubes Collection is situated on one of the worlds leading surfing beaches and comprises of three accommodation options: Khaya Zinza: Luxury Villa and Spa,  is directly in front of world famous Supertubes. Elegant bedroom suites with ocean views. The Zinza Spa provides unique African treatments.

Supertubes Guesthouse: Luxury, elegance, service excellence, delicious breakfasts and direct access to the beach. Five  en suite rooms all with private balconies and beach views, everything to make your beach break memorable. Supertubes B&B: Stylish touches are to be found throughout our luxury Bed & Breakfast offering 7 en suite bedrooms.

 

Drakensburg - Northern Berg

 

Trout River Falls - Dullstroom         

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Trout River Falls is a well established country lodge near Dullstroom  providing luxury accommodation, superb service, and trout fly fishing opportunities for both the domestic and international market. We are surrounded by indigenous forests, awe inspiring waterfall and amazing birdlife which  sets the ambiance that will leave guests totally relaxed and at peace in the tranquility of nature. This country lodge is situated in a Malaria-Bilharzia free area with a mild climate and is conveniently located as an overnight stop to the Kruger National Park and other destinations in the low-veld region.

Highlands Giants Estates - Dullstroom      

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A venue that offers you privacy, peace & quiet, panoramic views; a large variety of birdlife and renowned fly fishing. We are the premier fly fishing venue in Mpumalanga, South Africa, offering you a private, up-market country stay in Dullstroom - your own little piece of heaven for the duration of your stay. We are geared for any event, from quiet get away weekends for couples to weddings and conferences. We offer the widest variety of fly fishing waters in the Dullstroom area and practice an aggressive stocking policy.

Drakensburg - Southern Berg  

 

Penwarn Country Lodge - Underberg        

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The farm Penwarn lies in a beautiful valley traversed by two rivers. Zebra, wildebeest and antelope roam free across the plains, while the blue heights of the Drakensberg rise up to the west. Options are endless – unparalleled fly-fishing, horse riding and game drives. Enjoy river swimming and tubing, abseiling, archery and mountain biking. For the fishing enthusiast we have a very special variety of fishing available. With over 20 km of trout rivers and 50 dams available to fish in, you can fish for days without fishing the same water twice.

 

Walkerbouts Inn - Rhodes       

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Guests are accommodated in 5 spacious bedrooms.  The dining room & lounge are heated by an open fire-place as well as an anthracite heater. The cosy pub, whose walls could tell many if only they could talk, also has two wood-fired pizza ovens providing another dimension to our  wholesome country fare. Rhodes is at the geographical centre of the most fishing in the entire region. The terrain is rugged and has numerous streams at over 2500m above sea-level that drain into sizeable rivers.

Kwazulu -  Natal

 

Jozini Tiger Lodge       

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Situated in the heart of the Zulu Kingdom, with its rich heritage and untamed natural beauty, Jozini Tiger Lodge & Spa is the perfect luxury getaway in the heart of nature.

Incredibly positioned along the banks of the picturesque Lake Jozini, and backed by the splendour of the Lebombo Mountain range, the Lodge boasts superb facilities, including a Mangwanani Spa, gym, rim-flow swimming pool, exceptional dining experiences, extensive conference and banqueting facilities, and a wide range of activities for all ages.

Easily accessible from both Durban and Gauteng, and surrounded by a host of World Heritage Sites and Nature Reserves, Jozini Tiger Lodge & Spa is ideal for weekend getaways, extended family holidays, conferencing, incentives, weddings, team building and International tour groups.

Sodwana Bay Lodge       

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Sodwana Bay Lodge is located on the untouched eastern seaboard, where wide lakes and lagoons shimmer with life. Here you will find stretches of beautiful forest populated with rare and protected animals. The  Lodge is situated 5km away from the beach. The chalets are tastefully decorated and offer privacy as well as incredible views. These picturesque views have you feeling like you can reach out and touch the whales swimming by. A Range of wonderful activities including fishing, quad biking are perfect for the adventurer in you. For team building there are also treasure hunts, micro light flights and scuba dives.

African Ambience Guest House   

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Our thatched guest house in the village of St. Lucia within a World Heritage Site (Isimangaliso Wetland Park) is surrounded by koi ponds and water features, creating the perfect atmosphere for you to totally relax in whether it be indoors or outdoors. John is a avid gardener, he has created a tropical paradise with his vast collection of exotic plants, orchids and bromeliads. Hosts John and Laura are dedicated to make you stay unforgetable. All rooms are en suite, air-conditioned, have hospitality trays and we offer both WiFi and a laundry service. Breakfast is served in either the Dining room or on the patio overlooking the swimming pool.

Deep-sea fishing in the warm, tropical waters off St. Lucia or Cape Vidal is always an exciting experience with game fish like Dorado, Wahoo, Tuna, King and Queen Fish, King and Queen Mackerel in abundance. Or experience the thrill of hunting Big-game fish like Marlin, Sailfish as well as Shark. Alcohol is not permitted, arrange own sun tan oil, snacks and drinks for the day.

Lake Jozini House Boats    

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Lake Jozini can only be truly appreciated from the vantage point of a house boat and the Shayamanzi rivals any first class hotel on the water. The major benefit of being on the Lake is that you're right on top of the best fishing spots, so literally within minutes your fly can be attracting the eye of the Tiger.

Cruising in style at up to 9 knots, Shayamanzi passengers enjoy different anchorages each evening. The boats are fully serviced with a world-class crew who will ensure you delicious meals, a safe cruise, great fishing, game viewing and bird watching of more than 350 species.

 

 

Kosi Bay Lodge  

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Kosi Bay Lodge is perfectly situated for guests who want to base themselves in the heart of this pristine area and further explore the region. Just a few hundred meters from the water’s edge of Lake Nhlange (the 3rd and largest Lake), Kosi Bay Lodge offers everything an African Bush Lodge should and more. An ideal overnight stop-over for those traveling to Mozambique.

Full board or self catering options are available. All chalets have fully equipped kitchens with private barbeque with access to boma areas. Accent is on comfort, informal service and attention. Guests are encouraged to explore this unique environment. Kosi Bay is a place where fishermen can revere their surroundings and catch. Kingfish, Queenfish, Stumpnose, Shad, Grunter, Mullet and Garrick are just a fraction of what is available from the waters of this region.

Zambezi River

 

Sekoma Island Lodge - Upper Zambezi    

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Sekoma Island Lodge is situated on the Mambova rapids on the Zambezi Rivet, the lodge is canopied by trees and lush surroundings with a full view of the Zambezi River. The main area consists of a bar, an open boma with al fresco dining taking full advantage of the views of the Zambezi River.

A “Robinson Crusoe” island, it teems with indigenous fauna and abundant flora and boasts more than 70 different fish species. The waters surrounding Sekoma Island are only navigable by mokoro (dugout boat) except the northern point area which has been coverted into the Lodge’s harbour and clients, therefore, have total exclusivity.

Shackletons Tiger Fishing Lodge

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Shackletons accommodates 12 people in thatched, en-suite chalets with private teak decks overlooking the magnificent Zambezi River. The Van Togo bar, sun-downer deck, lounge, library, open dining area, swimming pool and fire pit provide guests with unparalleled vistas of the Zambezi River.

At Shackletons Tiger Fishing Lodge you, your family and friends will be truly spoilt by the exciting tiger fishing, the pristine waters of the magnificent upper Zambezi River, glorious Zambezi sunsets, Zambian culture, abundant bird life, the peace and tranquillity of the Lodge, great home-grown food, and the unsurpassed friendly hospitality of the Shackletons’ people.

 

Kasaka River Lodge - Lower Zambezi    

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Kasaka River Lodge is a 20 bed luxury tented camp offering an authentic and memorable safari experience. Nestled on the banks of the Zambezi River in the Chiawa Game Management area it is set in a natural bush environment with each chalet secluded amongst the native flora, only 4 kilometers by road from the Lower Zambezi National Park.

The river extends the length of the property and there are breathtaking views over the water with sightings of buffalo, elephant, hippo and crocodile. The philosophy of combining a tranquil, off the beaten track destination for guests with support of the local environment, culture and natural resources is our dream.

 

Kanyemba Lodge - Lower Zambezi    

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Carved out of the African bush, Kanyemba is a wonderful family getaway in the Lower Zambezi, only two and a half hours from the Captial City of Lusaka. Kanyemba's great atmosphere and vibe, the staff, the surrounding nature, expert guiding, and breathtaking scenery, along with our renowned cuisine will make your experience one to remember!

Kanyemba Lodge strives to provide a haven in which to enjoy the beauty and activities on offer in the Lower Zambezi.  Catering for a maximum of 20 guests, the lodge comprises 6 stone and thatch “rondavel” chalets, each with their own large private deck overlooking the Zambezi River, full en-suite bathroom and walk-in wardrobe.

 

Ugezi Tiger Lodge - Cahorra Bassa     

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Ugezi Tiger Lodge is situated against the picturesque slopes of the mountains, forming the gorge area of the Lake Cahora Bassa, Mozambique. The Lake provides unlimited fishing for various species especially Tiger fish, Bream, Vundu, Chessa and Cornish Jack. Ugezi Tiger Lodge offers accommodation in air-conditioned chalets with en-suite bathrooms, a restaurant and well stocked bar. They especially cater for the avid fishermen and offer boats with experienced skippers.

Fishing, It is recommended that anglers provide their own tackle, however tackle for spinning and trolling (not fly) can be hired at the Lodge. Angling is generally good throughout the year. Tiger fish up to 14kg were caught in the dam, with the average weight from 4 to 8kg.

 

Kimberley

 

Broadwater Resort

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Broadwater is a private River Escape that nestles on the banks of the Vaal River near Kimberley and the town of Douglas. In this pristine aquatic environment you find space for the solitary and activity for the energetic. Ten Luxurious Air-Conditioned Units with River Views – all rooms en-suite. Facilities include: TV, fridge and coffee/tea. Endless water views, the call of the fish eagle, breath taking sunsets and champagne under a starry sky. This is the perfect base to fish the surrounding area for yellow fish and barble.   There is a restaurant on site. 

Mozambique

 

Quilalea Island - Northern Mozambique       

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Quilálea is an idyllic Mozambique island resort nestling in a forgotten corner of Mozambique's Quirimbas Archipelago in the tropical Indian Ocean. Completely uninhabited, this Indian Ocean island offers complete exclusivity and unparalleled natural beauty. The ultimate holiday for those in need of relaxation, adventure and rediscovery.

Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa - Central Mozambique    

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30 kilometres east of mainland Mozambique on Africa’s striking east coast, the Bazaruto Archipelago of protected national park islands, lie scattered like emerald jewels across the turquoise Indian Ocean.  Covering 12,000 naturally beautiful hectares on the largest of these tropical islands, Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa brings to life escapist dreams through secluded African island romance and unforgettable experiences.The resort’s elegant design makes the most of its superb location whilst the tropical climate provides the perfect playground. Days at Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa can be lazy and relaxing or refreshingly adventurous with a variety of activities to cater to all discerning leisure seekers. 

Guests can tour the island by 4x4 to discover other pristine bays. Soft powdery white sands can be cantered along on horseback and towering dunes offer boarding escapades, as well as a unique spot for sunset drinks. Renowned as one of the world’s top snorkelling, diving and fishing destinations, the Bazaruto Archipelago boasts year round warm waters as well as a utopic backdrop for water sports, the romance of sailing at sunset aboard a traditional dhow, and the dream of cruising in search of dolphins, whales, turtles and the rare dugong.

Jangamo Beach Resort - Central Mozambique    

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Break free from routines, little electronic gadgets, rush hour and your bed alarm at the official Jangamo Beach Resort. Experience a euphoric dream world in Mozambique so relaxing that you will invent ways to stay. Relax under a coconut tree while sipping on a sundowner and feel the African sun massage every ounce of stress out of your body.

Balihai Lodge - Central Mozambique     

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On the southern coast of Africa lies a tropical paradise of pleasure, called Mozambique. Home to golden beaches that stretch for 2 500 Km, the warm turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, the best diving in Southern Africa, remote island havens, palm trees, famous World Heritage Sites and  colonial architecture, this is where you will discover your soul.

Zavora Lodge

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The spectacular beauty, peace and tranquility of our pristine beaches, is enough to make you want to come back again, and again and again. Miles and miles of lovely white beaches almost all to yourself, invites you to take a long walk or even a jog. Watch an awesome sun rise over the sea or just relax under a thatched umbrella on the beach with a book. It is all waiting for you.

We have an “Introduction to Deep Sea Angling” a one hour trip for 4 – 5 young Anglers. Fishing for our younger anglers who have never experienced the thrill of this sport will be taken just beyond the reef to experience the deep blue sea.  All equipment is provided and provided conditions are good we can launch more than once a day. 

 

Vila Do Paraiso

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Vila do Paraiso is your springboard to unlimited adventure in the tropical paradise of Vilanculos, Mozambique. Our resort offers numerous ocean and land-based activities to keep you occupied, whilst you are accommodated in style in our luxury villa's right on Mahaque Beach. The setup at Vila Do Paraiso is perfect for social seaside group getaways -be it work colleagues, friends or family.

The 6 luxury thatched villa's on the Vila Do Paraiso resort are all free-standing double-storey houses with wonderful ocean views, set amongst lush tropical gardens within a fully secured 24-hour patrolled perimeter, Well-lit walkways connect the Villa's to the beachfront, which is a mere a stone's throw from their shaded wooden decks.

The villa's are all fully stocked and supplied with every convenience and luxury you could think of. In addition to this, each villa is serviced by your own personal Mozambiqan butler to ensure you want for nothing whilst you enjoy yourself here at Vila Do Paraiso.

Winelands

 

 Trout Hideaway - Self-catering Cottages      

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Tant Kappie - Sleeps 7 people, 2 bathrooms, one with shower, one with bath. One room with double bed and 2 single beds in living area. Three single beds on the loft, Braai inside and outside and is close to the river.

Tant Sarie - Sleeps 4 people, Bathroom with shower and bath, Room with double bed. Two single beds in living area. Braai inside and outside. Close to the river.

Oom Ed - Sleeps 2-4 people, double bed and 2 single beds in the loft.

 

 

 

 

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