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Currently listing 77 Quality Houseboats for Safari & Fishing Holidays on Lake Kariba in Zimbabwe, Africa

Driftwood Houseboat

Driftwood Houseboat 3 STAR RATING

 

 

In all Driftwood is more than the name suggests, being a clean and comfortable 41 ft. dolphin cruiser that is ideal for smaller parties. The vessel comprises 1 luxury double cabin en suite, a second cabin with twin single bunks and the saloon area that is convertible into a third cabin. On the mid deck there is a separate ablution block for those sleeping on deck. The shaded top deck provides spacious living space and extra sleeping space for those who prefer. Driftwood tows one mini pontoon tender boat.


Facilities include:

  • CABINS:  2 - 1 double cabin en suite (shower, toilet, basin) and 1 Twin cabin and Saloon is convertible into the third cabin
  • MAX PAX:  8
  • CRUISING SPEED:  12 Knots
  • TOILETS:  2
  • SHOWERS:  2
  • AIR CONDITIONING:  No
  • KITCHEN:  Fitted kitchen with ample cold space
  • COLD SPACE:  1 x 8cu ft. deep freeze, 1 x fixed cold box, 1x free cold box
  • POWER SUPPLY:  220V and 12V (5kva generator, to run freezer, geyser and lights)
  • PLUG POINTS:  Square and round plug points on board
  • TENDER BOATS:  1 x mini pontoon tender (30 hp outboard) - 8 pax, for fishing and game viewing   Please Note:  Tender Boats are for Game Drives and fishing in the vicinity of the houseboat and are strictly crew driven.  Should you require a speed boat for long distance fishing, please either bring your own which will be towed behind the houseboat leaving behind one of the houseboat tenders, (please bring your own rope for towing and fuel) or you can hire a speed boat from Marineland.  (Contact us for details).
  • CREW:  2 Crew (Captain, chef/deck hand)
  • BRAAI:  Charcoal Braai on Board
  • CHILD FRIENDLY:  No
  • SWIMMING POOL:  No
  • MOORING:  Marineland Harbour
  • VEHICLE PARKING:  Guarded parking provided at $5 per vehicle and $3 per trailer per night
  • BOARDING:   12:00pm and disembarking at 10:00am

Includes:

  • Houseboat and tender boat hire
  • Crew 
  • 15% VAT and 2% Tourism Levy


 

 


 

 

Excludes:

  • Fuel for main vessel, tender boats, two stroke oil
  • All meals and drinks
  • National Parks lake usage and fishing fees 
  • Fishing requirements i.e rods, bait and tackle packs
  • Ice 
  • Cleaning materials, Dishwashing Soap and toilet paper
  • Barthroom Soap and Personal Toiletries
  • Swimming and bath towels
  • Charcoal
  • First aid kit


 

Recommended Charter Routes
2 night charters - up to Antelope Island 
3 night charters - up to Palm bay
4 night charters - up to Sanyati west
5 night charters - up to Elephant point
6 nights or more - up to the Ume


Fully inclusive option:

For clients wanting a fully inclusive package, Sengwa Safaris offer competitive rates on all extras (catering, drinks, fishing rod hire and bait) so please let us know if you would like us to include any of these in your quotation.Please click on the links above for more information on catering and extras or visit our FAQ's page.


Please note that whilst every effort has been made to ensure the details supplied above are correct we can not be held responsible in any way should an item mentioned above not be on board /broken or miss quoted.

 

 

 




 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Specs and Technical Data

Max Passengers: 8
Crew: 2
Cabins: 3
Registration Number: KF1018
Hull Type: : Cruiser
Length: 41ft (12.50m)
Engine: 1x 6 cylinder Volvo marine diesel
Mooring: Marineland harbour

Facilities

2 Toilets 2 Showers Tender Boats: 1 x 8 seater mini-pontoon Cold Space: 1x 8cubic foot deep freeze, 1 large and 1 small cold box Swimming Facilities: No swimming facilities

Extra Facilities

Charcoal Braai available

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Game viewing
  • Bird watching
  • Photography and videography
  • Relaxation
  • Reading and board games
  • Sunbathing

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Driftwood

Maximum 8 passengers.


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