Sekoma Island Lodge


Fish for Tigers on the Upper Zambezi


The Upper Zambezi River is known for its huge Tigerfish. Catch your trophy Tiger at Sekoma Island Lodge. Comfortable, great fishing guides and a guaranteed one boat per chalet. It's also only 95 km's from Livingstone airport so you could be catching your whopper fish on the day you arrive!



Valid: 01 March 2024 – 30 April 2024 


Valid: 01 May 2023 – 30 September 2023


Valid: 01 October 2023 – 30 November 2023

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  • Return road transfers from Livingstone Airport
  • 4 Nights accommodation
  • All meals
  • 20 litres of fuel per boat per day
  • Bottled Water
  • Laundry Service
  • Flights
  • Bar
  • Visas
  • Gratuities
  • Extra fuel
  • Fishing tackle/equipment
  • Travel Insurance
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PLEASE NOTE Prices are quoted per person sharing. The package excludes visas where required, drinks & additional items not mentioned in the package. Rates are valid for new bookings only & for SADC residents/passport holders.
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About Sekoma Island Lodge

Sekoma Island is an uninhabited island in the Zambezi River, upstream of Victoria Falls in the eastern point of the Caprivi. As the waters are only navigable by dug out boat with the exception of the northern point guests to Sekoma Island Lodge have traversing exclusivity and access to the more than 70 species of fish that can be found here including the prized Tiger fish.

Fishing at Sekoma Island Lodge
  • The communal guest area houses the bar, undercover dining area and lounge. The deck in front is a great place to relax with a sundowner in hand after a hard days fishing.
  • Many meals are enjoyed outdoors under the stars around the fire pit of the main boma. A second fireplace it situated close to the communal area so that guests can sit around the fire in winter, warming their hands, while waiting to start the day’s fishing.
  • Accommodation comprises of ten Meru style tents on raided wooden decks, which overlook the Mambova rapids. It’s possible to throw a line in from just outside the front door of a tent. (Great fun; we’ve done it!)
  • There are 8 twin bedded tents and two family tents which sleep four people in each. Each tent has a private en suite bathroom with a shower, basin and toilet.
  • Sekoma Island Lodge is an excellent destination for the adventurous angler with the hard fighting tiger being the prize but guests also have the chance to catch large tilapia, various bream species, catfish and African pike.
  • Sekoma has a fleet of eight boats which are powered by 55hp motors. Boats take a maximum of two fly fishermen or four lure anglers at one time.
  • Fly fishing and lures fishing are the most popular fishing methods. The largemouth bream and tilapia species, namely the Nembwe (Olive bream), Thinface largemouth, Humpback largemouth as well as Threespot- and Redbreast tilapia take artificials readily. Tiger fish are caught mainly by fly fishing and artificial lure fishing, but in April, when the river is high and often dirty, the lodge allows for some bait fishing with circle hooks.
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