Houseboats on Lake Kariba

Houseboat holidays on Lake Kariba will take you to some of the most remote wilderness areas in Zimbabwe, where you will visit the many inlets and bays along the shoreline. Activities such as tiger Fishing, game viewing and bird watching are amongst the list of favourites. There are various houseboats available at both ends of Lake Kariba, both the Binga harbour which is the Western side closer to Victoria Falls and the Kariba harbour side which is closer to Mana Pools National Park. Different houseboats styles allow for different budgets for any size family holiday or boys fishing trips. We will ensure you get what you are looking for, below is the list of houseboats which we offer for charter.


Where the houseboats will take you

The houseboats on the Eastern end of Lake Kariba will go from the harbours towards the Matusodona National Park shoreline where they will moor for the overnights in the many bays where game viewing is potentially very good. depending on your number of nights on board the houseboat you could move to a few different mooring sites all along the shoreline of the national Park, as well as visiting some of the Is;land in the Eastern Basin, such as Spurwing, Fothergill, Long, Antelope and many others.

In the Western end of Lake Kariba you will leave from Binga Harbour and travel North East towards the wildlife areas of Chete, Sijarira, and Sengwe, where you will find absolutely no one and nothing excpet the african bush and wide open spaces. The fishing is parti ularly good in these areas and most charters will go to the Rhuzi River mouth for game and Fishing, this would normally have to be a 4 day charter.

Best Time To Travel

If you are going to book a houseboat on the Lake, make sure to book at least 4 months prior to your desired departure as they tend to get very busy during school holidays and public holidays, such as Easter, Christmas, and other national Holidays. Weather wise the Lake is pleasant most of the year, with our main rainstorms approaching from October through till February, then it starts to cool down up until September when it gets a bit windy but at least not as hot as the summer months. Malaria is a real danger and you should consult your practitioner for advise.

Book Houseboats with us

Catalina Houseboat

The Catalina Houseboat is a beautifully designed catamaran style houseboat which elegantly cruises Lake Kariba with 10 guests aboard. It has stylish interiors and comfortable air conditioned en suite rooms, swimming pool, bar, outdoor dining area and TV room. This is the how to enjoy Lake Kariba in style, with various cruises available and some of the best wildlife and fishing locations to visit!

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Unique Houseboat

Unique Houseboat is exactly that, with 4 double ensuite air conditioned rooms all ahving their speciality decor and design. The concept behind the floating boutique hotel is ertainly one of a kind, each room with a perfect undisturbed view of the surrounding landscapes. Spacious open plan upper deck with bar, dining and braai facilties as well as your own jacuzzi!

Fully inclusive holidays are available as well as self catered.

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