Upper Zambezi Zambia

Catch a Tiger in Africa. Its every African fisherman's dream. We bring you a well priced package to Sekoma Island Lodge to make your dream come true.


R14,444 pps
Valid: 1 Oct - 31 Dec 2019

1 Mar - 31 Oct 2020

R16,820 pps
1 Jan - 29 Feb 2020
1 Nov - 31 Dec 2020


Comfortable en suite tents
Two fishermen to a boat

Easy transfer from Livingstone
Start catching the day you arrive!

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Sekoma Island Lodge Fishing Package

This fishing package includes:
  • Return flights ex Johannesburg to Livingstone
  • Airport taxes
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • All meals
  • Mineral waters
  • Return road transfers between Livingstone and Sekoma Island Lodge
  • River guide, boat and 20 litres of fuel per boat per day
  • Laundry service
This fishing package excludes:   
  • Drinks
  • Visas where required
  • Gratuties
  • Additional fuel
  • Lost or broken equipment will be charged for
  • The package excludes items not mentioned and visa costs (where applicable)
  • Travel insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
Please note:
  • Prices are quoted per person sharing
  • Fishing equipment can be hired at a charge of R150 per outfit per day
  • This package is available without flights. Just let us know on your request and we will send you a quote without flights
  • Rates will vary if the costed class of flight is not available on the dates you have chosen or if there has been rate of exchange fluctuations or a change in the airport taxes

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Sekoma Island Lodge is completely geared up for the African fisherman. Excellent knowledgable local guides and only two to a boat! Make your tiger fishing dreams come true with this excellently priced package.

Lodge facilities at a glance:
  • Sekoma lies on an island which forms part of a chain of islands that are within the Mombova rapids; an easy hour and a half from the Victoria Falls Zambia
  • The main area of the lodge are under thatch and comprise of a bar, dining area, lounge and verandah overlooking the river
  • Fireside dinners and fishing stories are enjoyed at the outdoor boma unless weather dictates otherwise
  • All kinds of fishing are catered for at Sekoma wether conventional, lure or fly
  • The most popular fish species caught at Sekoma are Tiger Fish, Nembwe (olive Bream),Thinface Largemouth, Humpback Largemouth,Threespot Tilapia, Redbreast Tilapia, Pink Happy and Sharp Tooth Catfish
  • Sekoma has a fleet of 12 boats  which are powered by 60hp motors that have been modified with snag free decks
  • Sekoma has well trained local fishing guides that know the waters around the lodge intimately
In-room comforts at a glance:
  • Sekoma has 10 en-suite tents 
  • 8 twin bedded tents 
  • 2 family tents which sleep four people
  • En-suite bathroom with a shower, basin and toilet

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.
  • Payments can be made by EFT, telegraphic transfer (overseas payments) or via a secure independant online VCS credit card link for Visa and MasterCard that can be sent to you.


  • Visitors travelling to Zambia are no longer required to be vaccinated for Yellow Fever.
  • 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 Zimbabwe in their itineraries.

Money, currency and credit cards  

  • The currency in Zambia is the Kwatcha
  • All major currencies are accepted for payment, however you will probably get change in local currency
  • 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.
  • All credit cards except Diners are accepted at Sussi and Chuma.


Victoria Falls and Chobe lie in 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)


Casual comfortable clothing bearing in mind the time of year you are travelling. Shorts, T-shirts and light shorts for summer and light layers for winter that can be removed as the day gets hotter. Winter nights are cool and will require a fleece jacket, beanie and scarf.


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