About Shayamanzi Houseboats
Experience the first houseboats in South Africa and the only ones of their kind. Onboard Shayamanzi Houseboats, soak up the stunning scenery of the Lebombo Mountains and superb wildlife of the Pongola Game Reserve on the shores of Lake Jozini. Guests will meet at Jozini Tiger Lodge and will be taken to the houseboats. Shayamanzi I can accommodate up to 12 guests and Shayamanzi II can accommodate up to 20 guests and have en-suite cabins with plug points.
Our rates quoted are based on a two night cruise and are fully inclusive of:
• All meals – breakfast, lunch, dinner, bar snacks, bottomless coffee/tea
• Tiger fishing in season - rod & tackle use and bait
• Two activities per day - Fishing & Game Viewing/Bird Watching from the smaller “tender boats”
• Lakeside Bonfire on one night (off the boat & weather dependent)
• Jacuzzi (on board)
• Transfers from Jozini Tiger Lodge to the Houseboats
Enjoy the calm serenity of the open Lake Jozini waters, the thrill of tiger fishing or the adventure of mountain biking in the heart of the Zululand bushveld. Shayamanzi is about taking time out to appreciate Africa’s special wonders.
- Minimum stay: 2 Days
Check in: 14:00
Check out: 10:00
Shayamanzi Houseboats Map
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
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