Northern KwaZulu Natal Tour: Deep sea Fishing Adventure TourTravel package type: Action Adventure, South Africa
This is a Specialist Tours, specific for some action adventure of deep see Fishing, with alternatives including scuba diving and snorkling activities.
This tour includes 4 night’s accommodation at The LODGE, with 3 full days of fishing. We provide for a day travelling to Sodwana, as well as for a day travelling back. The tour can be extended to include visits to the Natal Drakenberg, The battlefields of the Anglo Boer War, Safari in the HluHluwe Umfolozi or Other National Park and the St Lucia Wedlands area, or any combination.
Apart of fishing, scuba diving and snorkelling are other normal daily activities. There are also Microlight flights, quad bike trips, walking trails in the park and a day’s spa available.
Places like Lake St Lucia, Bird Island and the Mkuze Game reserve are all within an hour’s drive from Sodwana. Specialist Tours will be there to provide transport, additional entry costs into reserves or for specific activities will be for your own costs.
Our hosts offer fully equipped 3 Star self-catering guest lodge.
The lodge can accommodate 16 people, 4 rooms, each sleep 4 people with en suite bathrooms. The rest of the house consists of a very spacious open plan, a huge kitchen, bar and living room with full DSTV. Swimming pools to cool down after a warm day on the sea with a beer in the hand is a welcome addition.
Although it is a full self-catering facilities, the special of 4 nights accommodation, with 3 days of fishing for 8 people include it all, accommodation, fishing with all provided, a boatpack for the day on the boat and dinner. All arrangements, bookings and travel are provided by Specialist Tours from your arrival till departure. We will also ensure there are some snacks available on the road, and on your return after the day’s fishing. Drinks at the lodge and the choice to eat out or just go out after the fishing is for your own cost. Specialist Tours will however be there to provide transport, you don’t need to worry about that.
What will Specialist Tours offer you
• Specialist Tours will take all planning, bookings, transport, and any other administration and hustle out of your hands. You only need to arrive and start your African deep sea experience.
• Specialist Tours will pick you up from your airport or your hotel anywhere in Johannesburg or Pretoria and drive you to KwaZulu Natal for the deep sea tour and back.
What our Deepsea Fishing will offer:
Our extremely experienced specialists own two of the only six licensed deepsea fishing charters in Sodwana and are fully rigged for bill – and/ or game fishing on a 22,6 foot King Cat. Our Captain have SADSAA colours in Marlin Fishing. All Billfish are catch and release only, but all game fish is yours. There will be a maximum of 5 people with all tackle on a bout, so a maximum of 10 people per group. The perfect group is 8 people, we are hence running a special for groups of 8 people. Boats will launch at sunrise, and be out for around 6 hours, fishing for wahoo, yellowfin tuna, sailfish, marl
If you still have the energy after 6 hours fishing at sea, Specialist Tours will gladly make recommendations and provide transport.in etcetera.
Timeline for this tour
The distance from Johannesburg to Sodwana Bay is about 600km. Specialist Tours will pick you up at the airport and we will head East through the Mpumalanga and Natal province. We will provide for about 6 to 7 hours travelling time. Stop overs on route will depend on time available, based on your time of arrival.
The next 4 nights, 3 days will be at Sodwana. If you return from the fishing trip and would like to go to any other places of interest in the afternoons, Specialist Tours will gladly provide the transport. The same apply if you want to go out in the evenings. You don’t need to worry about who is driving or what road to take, Specialist tours will be there.
We will leave Sodwana as early as you want to on day 5. From here, we can either extend your stay to one of the nearby Game parks for a day or two on Safari, spend a day or two in the Drakensberg, or return to Johannesburg. Specialist tours is flexible, and travelling back can either be the shortest 6 hour drive, or we can take a longer route, for you to see more of our country, all depending on your needs.
Rates for this all-inclusive lifetime fishing trip if 7 people or less for 4 nights stay, 3 days of fishing is R15 625 pp ($1100). For the special for a group of 8 people costs will be R13 495 pp ($950). Prices can vary depending on season, exchange rates, and specific needs. A quotation will be provided within 48 hours after request.
Any addition to the Sodwana visit, like to a game reserve or to the Natal Drakensberg can gladly be added and will be provided for in the planning and quotation.
*SPECIAL: For a group of 8-10 people R13 495 p/p.