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Sekoma Island Lodge

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Mambova village Kazangula District, Mambova Zambia
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World Class Fishing and Birding on the Upper Zambezi River Zambia.
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Mambova village Kazangula District, Mambova Zambia
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BillNel wrote a review Apr 2017
Kempton Park, South Africa40 contributions1 helpful vote
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This was a wonderful trip and I can highly recommend it. We had a fantastic time. We enjoyed the food a lot, not 5 star but I enjoyed every meal. Nothing beats a good braai when you are from South Africa! There is also Wifi to get some messages out and phone coverage should you wish to keep in touch with family at home or brag about a catch! The fishing went well, more for some that others but at least everyone in our group caught. Also a small pool that is great to cool off after a day in the sun. Another great service is the laundry that gets done every night. That helped a lot. One person in our group forgot a large some of cash in his pocket and it was duly returned by the laundry people. The staff is great. My son cleaned us up during the week and caught 8 Tigers,
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Date of stay: April 2017
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Response from Garreth C, Director of Sales at Sekoma Island Lodge
Responded 18 Apr 2017
Good Day Bill Thank you very much for the positive feedback. Please can you send us some pics of your fish. info@sekoma.co.za Tight Lines Garreth Coombes
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jmd2804 wrote a review Dec 2016
Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa33 contributions23 helpful votes
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Sekoma island is not just about the natural beauty it's about the people from the security staff to hospitality and the guides, management are ever present and only happy to oblige the most trivial of requests, Sekoma is home away from home and on my return for the umpteenth time home is always a place you just know is right. The fishing is superb the Mozi is always cold and the experience is exceptional.
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Date of stay: November 2016
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FlyFishExplorer wrote a review Oct 2016
Simon's Town, South Africa23 contributions17 helpful votes
Sekoma Island and Ilombe Island Lodges are a great spot for some incredible tiger fishing. We stayed at Ilombe, the smaller (5 rooms) to and supposedly slightly more rustic lodge on the island adjacent to Sekoma. Having boated across one afternoon to see Sekoma, Ilombe certainly fulfilled our requirements. What we were there for, of course, was the fishing. Although the tigers weren't falling over themselves to get into the boat, some amazing fish were caught by all the boats in camp. The boats are comfortable, well maintained, and the guides knowledgeable and very helpful. Two of our highlights were a full day trip into the upper reaches of the river (the picnic lunch we took with was great as well) as well as doing a run through the rapids. On the lodge side of things -
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Date of stay: August 2016
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Ebi P wrote a review Aug 2016
Parkhurst, South Africa113 contributions32 helpful votes
Spend 5 wonderful days with great friends, 3rd trip to sister lodge ilombe awesome service and great stay Fishing was tuff, however buddies caught 6 to 13 pound tigers on afrijig and fly. Fishing guides were awesome and Morgan was the star. Highlight was fishing off the dingies on the rapids
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Date of stay: August 2016
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Scamp1307 wrote a review Aug 2016
Johannesburg, South Africa29 contributions12 helpful votes
It's a slice of heaven this place! We fished hard and caught some 12, 14 and 15 pounders. The tents are very comfortable, clean with great showers. The food was wholesome and delicious. All the staff were generally very friendly and the guides very accommodating. We will definitely be back to slay some more monster fish!
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Date of stay: August 2016
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ZambiaSouthern ProvinceMambova
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