About Nkonkoni Fishing Camp
Nkonkoni Fishing Camp is situated within the Pongola Game Reserve in the beautiful Pongolapoort Biosphere. The camps is located close to the southern shores of the Pongolapoort Jozini Dam, in the bird sanctuary part of the biosphere, and overlooks the western escarpment of the majestic Lebombo Mountains and the endless savannah woodland of northern Zululand.
Accommodation is offered in self-catering Chalets and Safari Tents. Each chalet sleeps up to four guests, is air-conditioned, and equipped with a fridge-freezer, mini stove and oven, cutlery and crockery, linen and bath towels. Each chalet also has a private outdoor shower, a bathroom with either a Victorian or a spa bath, a separate toilet, a private boma with braai facilities, use of a central boma with DStv, fire pit and additional cooking facilities and use of a communal splash pool.
Each Safari Tent sleeps up to seven guests and is equipped with fans, a fridge-freezer, cutlery and crockery, linen and bath towels. Each tent has its own private bathroom facilities with an outdoor shower and toilet, a private boma for cooking with a two-plate gas cooker and braai facilities, use of a central boma with DStv, viewing deck, fire pit and additional cooking facilities, as well as use of a communal splash pool.
The Pongolapoort Dam, with its variety of wildlife, is referred to as a mini-Kariba and some of the animals which may be seen include elephant, buffalo, rhino, leopard, giraffe and many species of antelope. The dam is also home to hippos, crocodiles and of course, the fighting tiger fish. The dam covers approximately 16,000 hectares, with a river stretch of approximately 5 km. Fishing takes place from boats and we support the catch and release method.
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Rates are R355 per tent per night and then an additional R235 per person per night. All accommodation is self-catering. However, catering for four guests or more can be arranged on request. All accommodation is serviced daily. Nkonkoni has two hides from which to observe the comings and goings of the wildlife at our water pan. We launch from a... Rates are R355 per tent per night and then an additional R235 per person per night. All accommodation is self-catering. However, catering for four guests or more can be arranged on request. All accommodation is serviced daily. Nkonkoni has two hides from which to observe the comings and goings of the wildlife at our water pan. We launch from a slipway approximately 2.5 km from the camp. Wood, ice, bait and some basic supplies are sold from the camp office. Gate hours are 6am - 6pm as you are entering the Pongola Game Reserve. A late entry fee of R50 per vehicle will be charged for late entries and early exits. see more
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