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Currently listing 84 Quality Houseboats for Safari & Fishing Holidays on Lake Kariba in Zimbabwe, Africa

Jessamine Houseboat

Jessamine Houseboat 3 STAR RATING

This popular 48ft cruiser is beautifully appointed and offers all the comforts required for a relaxing time on the lake. Ideal for family groups, she has dining facilities on deck and in the air conditioned salon.  The comfortable, covered deck area is perfect for relaxing and game viewing.  All cabins are fitted with mosquito nets including the salon area that can be converted into an extra twin berth for sleeping. Jessamine tows 2 small tender boats with a total capacity of 11.


Facilities include:

  • CABINS   3 - 1 double cabin (air conditioned)  2 Twin cabins (air conditioned)
  • MAX PAX  8
  • CRUISING SPEED  12 knots
  • EXTRA BEDDING for those wishing to sleep on deck
  • TOILETS  2
  • SHOWERS  2
  • AIR CONDITIONING  Only in the cabins  Please Note:  Generator will be switched off at 10pm which is Government Stipulated Lake Rules.  Therefore the Air Cons will not run after this time.
  • TOP DECK  Partially covered top deck with garden type furniture
  • POWER SUPPLY  Power supply 220V and 12V
  • GENERATOR  5.5kva generator which runs the aircons, freezers, geyser and lights
  • PLUG POINTS  Square plugs on board, clients will need to bring their own adaptors
  • BRAAI:  Charcoal Braai on board
  • SWIMMING POOL:  No
  • CHILD FRIENDLY:  No
  • TENDER BOATS  1 x Falcon with 90Hp engine which can seat 7 pax and 1 x Osprey with 60Hp engine that can seat 4 pax.   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)
  • MOORING at CMED
  • VEHICLE PARKING:  Guarded parking provided at $5 per vehicle
  • BOARDING 12:00pm and disembarking at 10:30am

Includes:

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


 

 

 


 

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.

 

 

Excludes:

  • Fuel for main vessel, tender boats, two stroke oil and generator
  • 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
  • Bathroom Soap and personal toiletries
  • Swimming and bath towels
  • Charcoal
  • First aid kit


 

 

 

 

 

Location

Specs and Technical Data

Max Passengers: 8
Crew: 2
Cabins: 3
Registration Number: KF 2454
Hull Type: : Cruiser
Length: 48ft (14.63m)
Engine: 6 cylinder 200hp motor
Mooring: CMED Harbour

Facilities

2 Toilets 2 Showers Air Conditioning Tender Boats: 1 x Falcon with 90Hp engine which can seat 7 pax and 1 Osprey with 60Hp engine that can seat 4 pax Cold Space: 2x deepfreeze and ample free cooler boxes Swimming Facilities: No swimming facilities

Extra Facilities

Fans and mosquito nets in cabins. Charcoal Braai onboard.

Activities

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

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Jessamine

Maximum 8 passengers.


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