Affordable 4 Days and 5 Nights Houseboat Fishing Trip in Botswana
A budget friendly fishing trips vacation throughout Botswana, Southern Africa and East Africa, ready to book now! Rates as low as $2,100 USD per person (based on 4 person guests) for 4 Days/5 Nights trip. Rates: • 5 Nights and 4 Full Days: $2,100 USD per person (Based on 4 guests travelling) Rates includes • Five nights accommodation on the Kubu Queen with four full days fishing • Boat transfer from Shakawe to the Houseboat • All Meals • Local soft and alcoholic beverages • Fishing boats with Professional Fishing guide • Fuel • Outboard oil • Drinking water • Ice • Services of a boat captain, deck hand and chef • Government bed night levy • Fishing equipment is on board for your use. Any lost or broken tackle charged extra. Excludes • Transfers to Shakawe if by road (can be quoted separately) • Air Transfer to Shakawe, if by small plane (can be quoted separately) • Items of a personal nature • Tips or gratuities • Travel VISA's to enter the Country What You Can Expect: We offer fully furnished Old Africa style houseboats in the panhandle of the beautiful Okavango Delta in Northern Botswana. The Okavango Delta is an idyllic wetland in the middle of the desert, aptly called “The Jewel of the Kalahari”, home to the most astonishing proliferation of bird, animal and aquatic life. Our houseboats offer the rare opportunity to experience this wetland paradise in comfort as you float along with waterways in peace, viewing the magnificent bird and animal life. Our houseboat trips ensure your exclusivity and privacy. There is no sharing with other guests or groups and so you can dictate the day’s activities. Our rates include the services of a chef and licensed boats-man, accommodation and the use of tender boats and utilities. You are left with nothing to worry about and nothing to do but relax and go fishing! Apart from the excellent fishing, guests enjoy exceptional birding opportunities along with the chance to view the rare sitatunga antelope, or watch elephants feeding on palm fringed islands. The hushed silence makes it all the more peaceful and the knowledge that you are in deepest Africa makes your experience utterly compelling. The Houseboat Accommodation on the boat includes 2 x double bedded cabins down stairs and 2 x single sleepers in an outside open air bedroom upstairs. The two upstairs couches can also be converted into sleepers to accommodate bigger groups. The boat is serviced by a separate toilet and individual shower and comfortably accommodates six guests. Peak Tiger season is in the Summer months where we also experience a natural phenomenon known as the Barbel Run. This spectacular time of year allows for excellent Tiger Fishing and the dates are usually booked well in advance for these months. Other Botswana Fishing Species Known as Largemouth Bream of the genus Serranochromis, the Nembwe (Serranochromis robustus), the Thinface Largemouth (Serranochromis angusticeps) and the Humpback Largemouth are all aggressive predators in their own right. Most active during the Winter months they require accurate casting and prove very challenging on fly. Attaining sizes of up to 6lbs they fight hard and are known too for their aggressive takes. Lighter rods in the 5-7 weight class are ideal for accurately placing weighted flies amongst the reeds and papyrus. In order to accommodate larger groups of up to twelve guests we incorporate a small mobile camp. This camp is carried onboard and set up on the various islands where the houseboat moors each night. The camp is made up of spacious dome tents and a dining tent. All other facilities are shared with the houseboat and guests get to enjoy the best of both a houseboat experience and an island camping safari. If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
- Captain is optional.
- You decide if you would like to book with or without a captain.
- 20 guests
We offer a large range of fishing safaris not only in Botswana, but also in Southern Africa.
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
Full refund up to 5 days prior.