O.B.Joyful -Houseboat lake Kariba Binga | Binga Houseboats

O.B.Joyful is a air conditioned pontoon houseboat for rental based near Binga - lake Kariba.
Maximum number of passengers: 14


Passengers: comfortable for 10 / Max 14 people

Length: 24.8 meters
Width: 6.8 metes
Cruising speed:  10 knots    
Call Sign: KF225
Engines:  2 x 5HP Cummings Diesel Engines.  
Power supply: 220 volt power supply switching to a 24 volt DC system at 10pm when generators are switched off
Mooring: The vessel is moored at Chillila Lodge which is about 10 km outside of Binga.
Boarding: - 12 noon  
Disembark: - 10h00


Lower Deck

Kitchen, saloon and breakfast nook - fully air conditioned
Cabins: 2 x air conditioned double cabins on the bottom deck
Crew Quarters : Captain, cook & deckhands


2 x air conditioned double cabins with shower, wash hand basin and toilet en suite

2 x air conditioned double cabins with hand basins

14 x covered mattresses with mosquito nets can be laid out in the upper deck for those who prefer to sleep in the open

Upper Deck

Wheel house
Forward Deck with Jacuzzi, Loungers and large umbrella (Jacuzzi with heater pump)
The "Ntoshona (Sunset ) Bar and 10 chairs with bottle cooler.
Large Deck with 2 tables and chairs

The deck is very spacious and for the "open air" sleepers, 14 x ¾" mattresses

The area has drop-down blinds making one large sleeping area if so desired

Cabins: 2 air conditioned double cabins with hand basins.
Guest toilet: Separate bath / toilet with separate shower


Excluded (Click for details)

« Fuel
« Catering
« Fishing Equipment
« Bait: Kapenta & worms
« Ice for your drinks
« CD's, cassettes for music centre and sim card for satellite TV where specified
« The National Parks Board has a Lake Usage and Fishing Levy
« Transfers to and from Boarding Point, Visas, Medical Expenses

US$ 614 | € 418 | ZAR 5500 per night

Charter of houseboat and use of the tender boats, 15% Sales Tax, 2% Tourism Levy, the services of crew, cutlery, crockery and linen for 12 beds.

Note: the ZA Rand rate is accurate, the USD and Euro fluctuates

CATERING per person per day
All meals, local beers, spirits, wines, soft drinks, ice and bait
SA Rands 550 p.p.p.n

Fuel deposit: 1 - 3 day charter – R 5 000
More than 3 day charter – R 7 000
Fuel is charged at “Ruling Rate” at time of boarding

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Email : info@falconsafaris.com



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