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Currently listing 79 Quality Houseboats for Safari & Fishing Holidays on Lake Kariba in Zimbabwe, Africa

Ilios Houseboat

Ilios Houseboat 3 STAR RATING

Ilios is a comfortable, well planned and laid out 45ft pontoon houseboat that is licenced to carry up to 12 passengers, however we recommend a maximum of 8 pax for comfort, ideal for families. The vessel is furnished in dark wood and comprises 2 double cabins and 1 family cabin which has 1 double bed and bunk beds.

Facilities:

  • MAX PAX  12
  • CREW  2 comprising Captain, chef/ deckhand with own quarters
  • CRUISING SPEED:  4 knots
  • CABINS  3 (2 double and 1 family cabin which has 1 double bed and bunk beds, 4 guests can sleep on top deck)
  • DINING AREA  can convert to a double cabin
  • TOP DECK  lounge with garden furniture and 2 bench seats
  • SMALL SUN DECK
  • AIR CONDITIONING:  No
  • GALLEY  Full galley and cold space
  • TOILETS  2
  • SHOWERS  3 (2 hot/cold and 1 cold on Bermuda deck)
  • TENDER  2, 1 x 12 ft. pontoon tender with 5 hp Johnson outboard motor and 1 x small Chessa speedboat type tender with 15hp motor   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).
  • POWER SUPPLY  Kipor Generator/ 12V supply/charger/ Solar power system
  • PLUG POINTS  Square plug points only on board, clients need to bring their own adaptors
  • BAR  Lower deck Bar
  • SWIMMING POOL  Yes
  • BRAAI  Charcoal braai on board
  • CHILD FRIENDLY  6 years and older are recommended
  • MOORED  at Hudsons (Andora) harbour
  • VEHICLE PARKING:  Free parking for cars in a secure area.  The Harbour Master is on the premises during the night.
  • BOARDING  12:00pm and disembarking at 10:00am

Rates include:

  • Houseboat and tender boat hire
  • $50.00 Fuel for main vessel and tender boats/night
  • Crew
  • All linen and mosquito nets

Rates Exclude:

  • All meals, drinks, condiments, toilet paper, serviettes, washing liquid, soap etc.
  • Fishing equipment and bait
  • Ice (recommended 4 blocks per day during winter and 5 blocks per day in the summer months)
  • Toilet Paper, Bathroom Soap and Dishwashing Soap
  • Swimming towels
  • No music system on the boat
  • National Parks lake usage and fishing fees
  • First aid kit
  • Vehicle parking fees
  • Crew gratuities
  • No wood braais are permitted except for charcoal, but clients must supply their own charcoal

Recommended Routing:

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


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.

 

Location

Specs and Technical Data

Max Passengers: 12
Crew: 2
Cabins: 3
Registration Number: KF 1296
Hull Type: : Pontoon
Length: 45ft (13.72m)
Engine: Perkins 6 cylinder
Mooring: Hudsons (Andora) Harbour

Facilities

2 Toilets 3 Showers Tender Boats: 1 x 12 ft pontoon with 5hp outboard motor Cold Space: Full galley and ample cold space Swimming Facilities: Splash Pool

Extra Facilities

Solar power system Kipor Generator

Activities

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

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Houseboat Enquiry Form

Ilios

Maximum 12 passengers.


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