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Heart of Africa - Binga houseboat | Binga House Boats

Heart of Africa Houseboat in Binga is well priced fishing houseboat moored at Chilila harbour, 10kms from Binga on Lake Kariba

Maximum number of passengers - 12 (twelve)

Pontton

* main cabin with double bed which can be converted into 2 single beds. shower toilet en-suite
* 2 cabins with 2 bunks in each.

Shower, toilet and wash hand basin between cabins

Top Deck

* Captains control room
* Bar with under bar cooler
* Lounge with bench seats plus TV & video
* Spacious area for sunbathing
* Large spacious area at front of bat with dining tables and chairs
Pontton

Fishing: equipment limited, please bring own; bait supplied for catered option

Moored: At Chillila harbour, 10 km's from Binga on the victoria falls side of Lake Kariba

Boarding: Noon

Disembark: 10h00

Passengers: comfortable for 8 Maximum 12 people

Length: 60 ft long and 21 ft wide pontoon houseboat with 2 decks

Engines: 2 x 115 HP Mariner Motors

Call Sign KF1292

Tender boats: (2)
   1 x raft with 30 HP Mariner(8 people)
   1 x 13 foot Impala with 30 HP Mariner

1200l petrol tank and a sewage holdover tank under the boat between the pontoons

To get to Senkwa takes 5 hrs where there are lots of elephant, buffalo, plains game , hippo and crocs to see, as well as good tiger and bream fishing

Pontton

Average fuel consumption for a 3 night charter would be roughly 300L petrol.

Current prices -
Fuel - US 1.50 per litre
Oil (2 stroke outboard) - R100/500 ml
Ice - R20 per bag
Mineral water - R20 / 2 litres
Wet Kapenta - R25 / 1kg
Dry Kapenta - R60 / 1 kg

Fishing licence fees:
US$ 2 per person per day per person per week

Lake Usage Fee:
US$ 10 / ZAR 100 per person (valid for 7 days)

 

ZAR 4, 250 per night for up to 8 passengers
ZAR 200 per person per night for over 8 passengers up to a maximum of 12 E and O.E
Included:
15% Sales Tax, 2% Tourism Levy, the service of a Captain, Cook and a Deckhand, cutlery, crockery and linen. The use of the tender boats but not the fuel

Excluded:
* Fuel: clients can bring their own fuel or prepay for fuel before arrival.
* Drinks : clients to bring their own or buy in Chilila.
* Fishing Equipment (please bring your own or arrange to hire )
* The National Parks Board has a Lake Usage and Fishing Levy fee . These fees are to be paid by you to the Parks Officer at the harbour where the boat is moored before boarding the boat
* The cost of the fuel is to the clients account for the duration of the charter

* The National Parks Board has a Lake Usage and Fishing Levy fee. These fees are to be paid by you to the Parks Officer at the harbour where the boat is moored before boarding the boat

These rates do change from time to time and the receipt must be kept with clients at all times as National Parks do spot checks on the lake

Conveniences on Heart of Africa

* fully equipped kitchen including 2 Minus 40 deep freezers.

Cooking: Gas stove with an oven. There is a portable gas braai on the boat

* Water: Operated by a 12v self priming pressure pumps

* General : All kitchen utensils, bowls,crockery, glasses etc are on board All bed linen, mosquito nets and towels are supplied

* breakfast nook and benches

* Toilet, wash hand basin at rear of boat

General

All kitchen utensils, bowls, crockery, glasses etc are on board.  All bed linen, mosquito nets and towels are supplied

Recommended days

Trips from Chillila to Sengwe - 3 days min (2 days traveling) : Map

Trips from Chillila to Matusadona - 8 days minimum

 

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Enquiries

Email : info@falconsafaris.com

 
 
 

 

 

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