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Currently listing 63 Quality Houseboats for Safari & Fishing Holidays on Lake Kariba in Zimbabwe, Africa

This Is It Houseboat

This Is It Houseboat 3 STAR RATING

This Is It is designed around 3 spacious decks, the lower housing three cabins, the mid deck comprising living and dining areas and the top deck offering a central splash pool under shade. Railings and mesh all round makes this a child friendly houseboat.


Facilities include:

  • MAX PAX  12
  • CREW  3 crew (Captain, chef and deck hand)
  • CABINS  3 (2 double cabins and 1 cabin with two sets of bunks (total of 8 guests in cabins), Large tinted windows opening out onto the lake
  • MOSQUITO NETS  in all cabins and for those sleeping on deck
  • SHOWERS  2 hot and 1 cold
  • TOILETS  2
  • HOT WATER  is supplied by solar power and gas
  • FITTED KITCHEN  with gas hob/oven, fridge/freezer, microwave and toaster
  • COLD SPACE  including 4 Coleman cold boxes, 3 deep freezers
  • POWER SUPPLY  9kva Generator to run all electrical appliances and is run 6 hours per day
  • PLUG POINTS  square plugs in all cabins, clients to bring adaptors if necessary
  • MID DECK  lounge and dining area is fully enclosed with glass sliding doors and seating for 12 guests, TV, DVD and water cooler
  • LARGE SPLASH POOL on sun deck, under shade with sun loungers and garden furniture
  • BRAAI  skottle braai on board
  • TENDER BOATS  1 x mini pontoon tender boat (8 seater) and 1 x Chessa speedboat (4 seater) for fishing and game viewing.
  • CHILD FRIENDLY  Railing and mesh all round making it a child friendly houseboat (although children must be watched at all times)
  • SAFETY  Life rings, life rafts and fire fighting equipment on board
  • MOORED  at Marineland harbour
  • VEHICLE PARKING:  Guarded parking provided at $5 per vehicle and $3 per trailer per night
  • BOARDING at 12:00pm and disembarking at 10:00am

Rates include:

  • Houseboat and tender boat hire
  • Crew
  • All linen and mosquito nets

Rates Exclude:

  • All fuel and outboard oil (the main vessel, tender boats and generators will be full before departure- on return to harbour at the end of the trip you will be required to re-fuel these and settle in USD cash at that time)
  • Fuel consumption is approximately 90 litres per night for the main vessel and 20 litres per tender per night
  • All meals, drinks, condiments, toilet paper, serviettes, washing liquid, soap and personal toiletries etc.
  • Fishing equipment and bait
  • Ice (recommended 4 blocks per day during winter and 5 blocks per day in the summer months)
  • Swimming towels
  • National Parks lake usage and fishing fees
  • First aid kit
  • Vehicle parking fees
  • Crew gratuities

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: 12
Crew: 3
Cabins: 3
Registration Number: KF 1084
Hull Type: : Pontoon
Length: 60ft (18.29m)
Engine: 2 x Ford diesels
Mooring: Breezers

Facilities

2 Toilets 2 Showers Tender Boats: 2x small speedboats Cold Space: 2 x deepfreezers, 2 x large fixed cold boxes and several free cold boxes Swimming Facilities: Splash Pool

Extra Facilities

Satellite TV. Guests to provide smart card. CD and DVD

Activities

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

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This Is It

Maximum 12 passengers.


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