Gateway to Tiger Mile – Confluence of Deka and Zambezi Rivers

 

Sundowner Adventures Lodge is found close to the confluence of the Deka and mighty Zambezi River. The lodge overlooks one of the most beautiful bends of this magnificent river. Situated 140 kilometers from the famous Victoria Falls and 150 kilometers from Hwange National Park, makes it an ideal location.

Guests are accommodated in spacious natural stone Lodges with sweeping views, all en-suite.Relax around the swimming pool or under the thatched boma. The lodge offers a Bar, dining room, recreational area, braai area and a stunning verandah where you can watch the resident hippo and fish eagles. To cool off on those hot days a sparkling swimming pool is available is set behind the boma for guests privacy. Staff are on hand at all times for your convenience.

The Lodge is situated a stones throw away from the river, giving anglers easy access to famous tiger fishing areas (such as TIGER MILE) that have stood the test of time. Fishing is explosive in this region with a variety of freshwater sport fish to keep anglers on the edge of their seats. Catch varieties like the famous Tiger Fish, Nkupe, Chessa, Bream and Vundu.

Boats are available with experienced guides who will show you where to fish and teach you the techniques – should you wish.
There are a number of beautiful walks in the area, Guests can be accompanied by one of our experienced guides. The surrounding bush around the lodge ranges from Riverine forest to Mopani woodlands, thus offering a diversity of birdlife and landscape.

Game drive viewing can be arranged at the Hwange National Park.

TIGER CHALLENGE FISHING PACKAGE

Light morning snack, brunch, dinner, bush & birding trails, boat hire with fishing guide (2 guests), boat fuel (20litres), tea/coffee

Groups larger than 10 have the option of being hosted by one of the lodge owners who assists guests with local formalities ie customs etc as well providing personalized expertise on fishing, birding while at the lodge.

ADULT (From 12 years old)

Sharing (Per person) R 1500-00
Single (Per person)** R 2020-00
**Single rate does not apply if that guest is sharing a boat with another guest

ACCOMMODATION RATES : REGIONAL

Regional: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Swaziland, Namibia, Angola
All rates are quoted in South African Rand (Exclusive of VAT).

NATURE PACKAGE

Light morning snack, brunch, dinner, bush & birding trails , tea & coffee’s)

ADULT (From 12 years old)

• Sharing & Single (Per person) SAR 900-00

CHILDREN (Max 2 children sharing in a room)*

• Child (3-12) when sharing accom & boat with an adult/s SAR 450-00
• Child sharing (up to 24 months old) No charge
*We can only put exra beds for children in the two rock lodges

Excludes VAT on any payments made in Zimbabwe, drinks, fishing equipment, gratuities and telephone calls.

FISHING

2-3 guests per boat & includes guide

HALF DAY (3 hours & 10 litres fuel)*

• Per boat SAR 560-00

FULL DAY (6 hours & 20 litres fuel)*

• Per boat SAR 1038-00

*Excludes fishing tackle and equipment

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TOUR

• 2 hour experience (per person) SAR 200-00

*Interacting with the local community and tribal leaders in their villages, schools and clinics. Minimum of 2 guests

TRANSFERS

Road transfers: (Min 2 guests) Rack

• Vic Falls Town/ Apt – Deka (pp – one way) US$ 45-00
• Livingstone Airport – Deka (pp-one way) US$ 65-00
• Add on transfer: Vfa apt to Vic Falls Town (pp-one way) US$ 9-00

Air charter transfers*: (Max 5 guests per aircraft) Rack

• Vic Falls Apt – Deka (Per plane – one way) On request
*Excludes USD10 local departure tax per person & limit of 10kg per person

GROUP BOOKINGS

Special rates can be negotiated for large groups. The rate of discount will be determined by:

• The size of the group, duration of the stay and special facilities or arrangements needed for the group

All discounted bookings must be confirmed at the time the booking is made. No discounts may be applied retrospectively. The discount effected will be subject to strict compliance with the factors considered at the time the discount was negotiated. Any changes to these factors will affect the rate of discount and may lead to the discount being withdrawn in part or in whole.

General Info

Natural Stone and Thatched Lodges (2):

• View over the Zambezi River
• Equipped with twin or double beds (Space for additional 2 single beds)
• Ceiling fan and mosquito nets
• En-suite bathroom with shower, hot and cold running water
• Dressing table
• Plug point
• Ice and drinking water

Twin Rooms (3):

• View over picturesque woodland forest
• En-suite bathroom with shower, hot and cold running water
• Ceiling fan and mosquito nets
• Dressing table
• Plug points
• Ice and drinking water

Boma Area:

• The boma holds spectacular views over the Zambezi and the local bush which is rich in birdlife
• Dining area – teak tables and chairs
• Entertainment area and lounge
• Bar
• Ladies and Gents toilet facilities
• Ceiling fans

Facilities:

• Swimming Pool – situated behind the boma area

Activities:

• Fly-fishing for Tigerfish and a wide variety of Zambezi sport fish species
• Canoeing in the Croco duck (inflatable canoe)
• Ethnic bush dinner at Charities Garden
• Sundowner Cruise
• Guided nature and birding trails

NEW! Day Visits / Fishing Trips

We are now offering guests staying in Victoria Falls day fishing trips to our world class Tiger fishing destination.
Trips are currently tailor made to suit our guests requirements.

Typical Itinerary:

• 05h00 – A representative will collect you from the hotel for the road transfer to Deka.
• 06h30 – Board the boar with experienced river / fishing guide.
• 10h30 – Return to lodge for brunch.
• 15h00 – Afternoon fishing session
• 18h00 – Return to lodge.
• 18h30 – Opportunity to have a shower and then our representative will transfer you back to Victoria Falls.

We have fishing tackle for hire as well as spinners, flies and various other essentials necessary for a successful fishing expedition.

PLEASE NOTE: The abovementioned rates are all subject to exchange rate fluctuations, please confirm pricing at time of booking. Sundowner Adventures cannot be held liable for exchange rate fluctuations.