Sundowner Zambezi Lodge

Plot 8 Deka, Zambezi River
Hwange, Zimbabwe

Located at Deka Tiger Mile (a prime section of the mighty Zambezi River). Sundowner Lodge offers sport & fly fishing charters on four 14 ft boats. This area offers anglers the opportunity of targeting ferocious Tiger fish and other fresh water game fish. The Rapids and pools that makes up the fishes habitat results in extremely strong fish that offer explosive and dogged fights. The area falls under the Zambezi-kavango Transfrontier Park which supports protection of the natural environment. All fishing is on a catch and release basis.

We offer guests the following fishing techniques:
Drift baiting
Fly fishing with sinking flies and or DRY FLY!!!

Guests can fly into Victoria Falls Airport (close to one of the seven Natural Wonders of the World) and then take a road transfer (90 minutes &145 km) to Sundowner Lodge.

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Overnight fishing package
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    1 day trip, starts at 2:30 PM
    Overnight stay, lodging
    US$ 175
    per person / day
    2 persons minimum
    Arrive at the lodge around 2pm and then head out for afternoon fishing. Boats return by 18:00 and then enjoy a hearty dinner. Head out onto the river for morning fishing session at 6:30 after coffee and a light snack. Return to the lodge and enjoy a heart brunch before leaving the lodge. Multi day day packages available. The mornings and evenings offer different fishing options. We can arrange transfers from Vic Falls airport
  • Shared trip
    Full day Tiger fishing trip
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US$ 95
    per person
    2 persons minimum
    Fishing Deka Tiger mile and up to 5 km of prime water on the Middle Zambezi River. Experienced drivers charter the boats through rapids and pools to choice fishing areas where you can target Tiger fish, Bream, Vundu, Yellow fish, Chessa & Nkupe (world records held in this area).Best fishing areas are located within 100 meters of the lodge. Boat, tank of fuel (20 liters), early morning snacks on the boat and lunch at the lodge are included in this package. Drinks, National Parks fees and accom excluded.

About this listing

Boat Specs

Dory - Turbo Glass () originally built in 2005. Powered by a 30HP Mariner engine.

14 ft
3 persons

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Fly Fishing


Life Jackets
Life Jackets

Trip Includes

Fly Fishing Equipment


FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 14 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.


Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Bank Transfer

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

About the Captain

Wayne Sinclair
Hwange, Zimbabwe
Member since August 2015