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Induna- House Boating Binga | Binga Houseboats

The Induna is an affordable houseboat built on two pontoons berthed at Chilila harbour (close to Binga) on Lake Kariba in Zimbabwe - sleeps 12

Pontton

2 cabins with 2 beds in each

1 cabin with double bunks

2 bathrooms with shower toilet and wash hand basin

Top Deck

• 1 cabin with 2 beds
• Captains control room
• Bar with under bar fridges
• stern is coveredand has drop blinds to sides and rear
• garden suites seating 12 people
• Bow is left open for sunbathing
• 12 spare mattresses for those who wish to sleep under the stars

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

Crew: Captain, Cook, Deck-hand Crews quarters with own bathroom and storeroom are at the stern

Engines: 2 x 75 hp oil injected Mariner outboard motors

Power: 12/220V  2 diesel generators supply 220v to all refrigeration equipment and plug outlets.
These generators charge up a 12v battery system which operates all lights and ceiling fans

Access is from Bulawayo[415kms] or Victoria Falls [320 kms] on a tarred road

Length - 15 m long

Passengers: sleeping up to 12 passengers.

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

Pontton

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)

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

Current prices -
Fuel - R15 per litre
Oil (2 stroke outboard) - R100/500 ml
Ice - R15 per bag
Mineral water - R20 / 2 litres
Wet Kapenta - R25 / 1kg
Dry Kapenta - R60 / 1 kg

ZAR 4,250 per night for up to 8 passengers
ZAR 200 over 8 passengers to a maximum of 12

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.

* Parking Fees per vehicle - R20 per day
* Launch Fees - R150

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

E and O.E

Conveniences

• fully equipped kitchen and breakfast area

• Tender boats: Two 4,1m fishing boats powered by 30hp Mariner motors

• Splash Pool

• Cold space: 2 x 430l deep freezers, 1 x 260 l fridge and a large 4 door under counter bar fridge

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

General

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

Water: Operated by a 12v selfpriming pressure pumps

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 Senkwe - 3 days min plus 2 days traveling Map
Trips from Chillila to Matusadona - 8 days minimum

 

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Email : info@falconsafaris.com

 
 
 

 

 

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