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CODGERS ZAMBEZI RIVER HOUSE
Upper Zambezi Zimbabwe

Codgers Zambezi House is right on the mighty Zambezi River and has the added attraction of being inside the Zambezi National Park, Zimbabwe. The house is located in secluded bush just downstream from the Chobe/Zambezi confluence, the fishing is known to be excellent in these waters.

Self-drive clients will find it easy to get to, as it is situated close to the Zimbabwe/Botswana road border which is approx. 15mins outside of the town of Kasane (Botswana). There is also a new bridge (under construction) that will span the Zambezi joining Zambia and Botswana to allow easy access for our Zambian clients to cross over and enjoy this unique part of the river.

SELF CATERING FROM

$320 per house per night

INCLUDES:
Use of multi-use Pontoon boat : Fishing, game viewing, moored sundowner deck, pontoon boat has a skipper. The Pontoon Boat can comfortably take six clients. Additional fishing boat can be arranged for additional per day fee, includes guide.

EXCLUDES:
Fuel: To be paid directly on departure based on use.

FEATURES

Multi-use Pontoon boat

Codgers Zambezi River House

This package includes:
  • Use of multi-use Pontoon boat : Fishing, game viewing, moored sundowner deck, pontoon boat has a skipper.
  • The Pontoon Boat can comfortably take six clients.
  • Additional fishing boat can be arranged for additional per day fee, includes guide.
This package excludes:
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Visas
  • Fuel: To be paid directly on departure based on use.
  • Items of a personal nature, travel insurance and items not mentioned above

Codgers Zambezi River House
Upper Zambezi,Zimbabwe
Codgers Zambezi House is right on the mighty Zambezi River and has the added attraction of being inside the Zambezi National Park, Zimbabwe. The house is located in secluded bush just downstream from the Chobe/Zambezi confluence, the fishing is known to be excellent in these waters.

Facilities

  • The house has a superb position on the banks of the Zambezi River and a huge 100m2 undercover verandah to make the most of the views.
  • The house sleeps a maximum of 6 adults. There are three bedrooms with en suite bathrooms. Currently bedroom 1 (master) and bedroom 3 have air-conditioning and fans while bedroom 2 has a fan only. All bedrooms lead onto the verandah.
  • A large comfortably furnished living room has large French doors which opens up onto the verandah and includes a sleeper couch suitable for two small children.
  • The kitchen is simply equipped for self-catering and has cutlery, crockery, fridge, mini stove, two plate stove and a huge prep area and scullery.
  • The small plunge pool set in the corner of the garden is the perfect foil to a hot Zambezi day.
  • The cherry on the top is the large pontoon boat that is moored in front of the house. Guests at Codgers have exclusive use of the boat for the duration of their stay; perfect for fishing, Zambezi cruises or a place to quietly relax.
  • The rate includes a boat driver but excludes the cost of fuel which must be settled on departure. The house is supplied with bed linen, towels, toilet paper and wood for the fire.
  • The house helper will make beds, tidy up and make a fire for your braai.
  • The house lies in a wildlife area and is unfenced. Guests may see a variety of wildlife in their back garden including bushbuck, elephants and baboons. Game drives into the National Park can be booked and paid for at a nearby facilities.

How to make a booking

  • Upon your confirmation that you would like to proceed with a booking your Maplanga consultant will send you a booking form to confirm your holiday.
  • We will require the full names of the people travelling as the names appear in the passport in order to book flights. You can either send us passport copies or send us the names by email.
  • Please note name changes cannot be made after the tickets have been issued.
  • Once a booking is made by you and the travel details confirmed to us we will send you an invoice with our full details indicated.
  • The advertised package is based on flights with restrictive rules. The airlines require payment for flights within 24 hours of making the booking and we will require a deposit to cover the payment. Once flights are paid they are non refundable. If you prefer more flexibility a higher class of flight must be used.
  • If a deposit is not received within the stipulated period the flights will cancel. We would then have to rebook the flights and this may result in the costed class being no longer available which would affect the cost of the package.
  • Final payment is required a month prior to travel or as the terms and conditions of the service provider/s dictate.
  • When full payment has been made we will send your e-tickets & travel vouchers to you. If you prefer they can collected from our offices in North Riding Estates.

Health   

  • Visitors flying directly into Victoria Falls Zimbabwe do not require a Yellow Fever innoculation.
  • Victoria Falls is a malaria area contact your doctor or travel cinic for suitable medication prior to travel.
  • We recommend that all travellers take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance. Speak to your Maplanga consultant if you would like further information on the Oojah Travel insurance we offer.

Passports and visas

  • You must have a current passport that is valid for 6 months after travel.
  • There must be at least two empty pages in your passport
  • South African passports require not visas to enter Zimbabwe.
  • Many nationalities including US, British, Australian and Canadian can purchase their visas on arrival or online. Please have cash for this. Passports requiring a pre bought visa include Greece, Colombia, India. A Univisa is available for travellers who wish to include Zambia in their itineraries.

Money, currency and credit cards  

  • Zimbabwe currently has no currency of its own. All major currencies are accepted for payment but the currency of choice is the USD as all prices are denoted in USD.
  • All major credit cards are accepted at the big hotels in Victoria Falls including The Victoria Falls Hotel.
  • We recommend that you take along some small denominations of USD currency to pay for small incidentals, park fees and curio purchases as the local vendors do not have credit card facilities.

Weather
Victoria Falls is a summer rainfall area. The weather is mild in the day and cool at night in winter (May, June July) and warm to hot for all other months with October traditionally being the hottest month of the year when temperatures rise to the late 30's (Celsius)

Clothing
Victoria Falls is a casual tourist town so shorts and T shirts are perfectly acceptable attire everywhere. The only exception is the Livingstone Room at The Victoria Falls Hotel while no longer as formal as days gone by, has a dress code of smart casual.


References
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