Takamaka Houseboat

Takamaka houseboat is moored at Lake Kariba Inns harbour on Lake Kariba in Siavonga. It has four twin berth cabins (sleeps eight). It has two bathrooms with showers, hot water, soap and towels. The kitchen is stocked with all cooking utensils, gas hob/ovens and fridges/freezers.

Rate per day:

The houseboat is $500/day including the use of the tender boat. This is a dry rate. Fuel will be calculated separately at the end of your trip (approximate use 50-70 litres /day).

Dining options available on the Takamaka houseboat:

  • Full board menu per person per day is $45. This includes breakfast, lunch, dinner and high tea which is served with homemade cakes in the late afternoon (please see attached menu).
  • ½ Board menu per person per day is $35 which includes breakfast and dinner (please see attached menu).
  • Self-catering options available. All food supplied by guest and cooked by guest will incur no charge.
  • The hire of a chef to cook your food on board will be charged at $35.00 per day once off.
  • Drinks and ice can be arranged through the hotel at cost price or you may bring your own.
  • Menu options can be altered to your preferences as there is a vast array of choices.
  • Please feel free to email us any ideas of what you would like, we will be as accommodating as possible.

Additional items available:

Linen, swim towels, cutlery & crockery, a bar well stocked with glasses and cooler boxes for keeping your drinks cold whilst on the tender boat fishing, or out on deck. There is a swim cage off the back of the boat and a pool on the top deck.

Fishing items available while on board:

The boat is stocked with two bream/Tiger Fish rods, two vundu rods and worms. Tracers and spinners can be purchased for tiger fishing from The Marina Shop on arrival. We also have big hooks and bait for cat fishing that is done at night, these fish grow over 50kg and are great sports fishing (catch and release).

Further information:

Boat departure time at 14:00 (no later than 16:00) and return docking time at 10:00.

The staff on board include the captain and deck hand, as well as a chef if one is required.

Airport transfer available from Lusaka

14-Seater Bus @ $180 Return / shuttle trip

If you would like to see pictures of the boat, please follow the link: http://www.facebook.com/go/TakamakaHouseboatTelephone

Contact us to enqiure about booking!