Sundowner Zambezi Lodge

Plot 8 Deka, Zambezi River
Hwange, Zimbabwe

It’s time to have the adventure you’ve only ever dreamed of before. Join Sundowner Zambezi Lodge for an incredible fishing trip you won’t forget in a hurry.

For those that are just passing through, book the day trip and see what these bountiful waters have to offer. This area is known for reeling in some record-breaking fish, so you know you’ll be in for an exciting ride.

Step on board a 14’ Dory-Turbo Glass skiff with 2 of your fishing friends. With a 30 HP Mariner engine, you’ll be at the fishing grounds before you know it. The best area to fish is within 100m of the lodge.

You’ll target ferocious Tigerfish and other freshwater game fish, such as Bream, Vundu, Yellowfish, Chessa, and Nkupe. The rapids and pools that make up their habitat results in extremely strong fish that offer you explosive and dogged fights.

Please note, this beautiful area falls under the Zambezi-kavango Transfrontier Park, which supports protection of the natural environment. All fishing is strictly on a catch and release basis.

This trip will provide you with the fly fishing equipment you need. You are welcome to bring along your own equipment too. Snacks are provided on both drinks too. Pick up can be arranged from the airport, please contact the captain for details and cost.

Book now for a trip you’ll be talking about for years to come!


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Overnight Fishing
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    1 day trip, starts at 2:30 PM
    Overnight stay, lodging
    US$ 175
    per person / day
    2 persons minimum
    You'll arrive at the lodge around 2pm and then head out for an afternoon of fishing. The boat returns by 6pm, and you'll have dinner in the lodge. Head out onto the river for morning fishing session at 6:30am, after a coffee and a light snack. Return to the lodge and enjoy a hearty brunch before leaving the lodge. The mornings and evenings offer different fishing options. Transfers from Vic Falls airport can be arranged.
  • Shared trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US$ 95
    per person
    2 persons minimum
    You'll head to prime fishing areas on Zambezi River where you can target Tigerfish, Bream, Vundu, Yellowfish, Chessa, and Nkupe (there are world records held in this area). The best fishing areas are located within 100m of the lodge. Included in the price is the boat, tank of fuel (20 liters), early morning snacks on the boat and lunch at the lodge. Not included are all drinks, National Parks fees, and accommodation.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Tigerfish (Goliath)

Boat Specs

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

Length
14 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Fly Fishing

Amenities

Life Jackets
Life Jackets

Trip Includes

Snacks
Fly Fishing Equipment

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 14 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Catch and Release Mandatory

Payment

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:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
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