• Southern African fly fishing and adventure specialists
  • Learning how to tie a fly for flyfishing
    Part of the fun is the learning and the hands-on experience

    Fly fishing has so much to do with learning how to tie your own flies

  • Karoo and Northern Cape
    Karoo and Northern Cape

    Fly fishing and wilderness experiences in the Karoo and Northern Cape hosted by Sundowner Flyfishing Adventures

  • Tiger fishing package specials on the Zambezi River
    Africa's most sought after sport fishing experience

    Is it difficult to match the experience of battling a Tiger fish in Africa. Combined with the most most incredible scenery and sunsets. The Zambezi Tiger fish adventure should be on every adventure seekers bucket list

  • Trophy trout from the crystal clear waters of Lydenburg are stocked in the dams at Lanseria Country Estate for your fishing pleasure.

The best way to get out of the office or the business of the city

We are all about eco friendly Sport and Fly Fishing. Options include a destinations a short drive just outside Johannesburg in the Magaliesburg or Cradle of Humankind (much closer than you think) to bucket list trips in South and Southern Africa. We have some of the best fishing available for you to enjoy.

We are waving summer farewell and welcoming the cooler Autumn temperatures in Southern Africa, which provides perfect conditions for trout. We begin with our first trout stocking of the season in preparation for the Easter long weekend and then look forward to uncrowded, catch and release fly fishing for trophy trout over the next few months. Beginners or can join one of our Introductory group or private lessons close to Joburg/Pretoria and we would love to guide you through the basic techniques required for the wonderful art of fly fishing. Intermediate fishers may like to join one of our group or private clinics where we focus on more technical aspects of fly fishing for trout. We care about your health and safety so social distancing and all COVID19 safety protocols are in place. A couple of months time and we will re-commence with our mouth watering sport and fly fishing packages on the Orange River (Karoo Gariep and Richtersveld), small stream (Cradle of humankind) and Zambezi (Deka Tiger Mile, Zimbabwe)

NEW - Thanks you to the team at Activitar, you are now able to book your favorite fishing experience on this web site in a few simple steps. You can also buy a gift voucher for one of our awesome outdoor sport fishing adventures for a birthday, special occassion or just to to say "Thank you"

The COVID lock down has been relaxed and land borders and International airports are now open. If you were planning on visiting Zimbabwe for a much awaited Tiger fishing trip then you now have the option of self-drive from South Africa (direct or via Botswana) or commercial flights.

Come join us for a day fishing visit at Lanseria Country Estate on the outskirts of Johannesburg & Pretoria. We own Sundowner Zambezi Lodge (Deka, Zimbabwe) which set on the banks of the Zambezi River in Zimbabwe. Guided day fly fishing trips in Cradle of humankind, Dinokeng and Vaal River.  Hosted multi-day sport and fly fishing trips combined with canoeing/rafting/camping on the Orange River in the unspoilt wilderness of the Karoo and Richtersveld (South Africa/Namiba); We manage the sport and fly fishing at Lanseria Country Estate in Cradle of mankind World Heritage Site; and are a preferred service provider for over 25 lodges/hotels in Gauteng which enables us to offer an interesting combination of fly fishing, lifestyle and corporate team build experiences. 

Fly fishing lessons are the quickest method for improving your skills as a beginner or an experienced fly fisher. Sharing with you what we have learned over many decades is our passion, hence we love to teach! Learning to fly fish on your own is the goal to assist you with your future fly fishing trips! A fly fishing lesson is the quickest way, hence to fast-track your journey!

We are excited to be hosting the ninth edition of the Annual SFA Winter Flyfishing Competition at Lanseria Country Estate in the Cradle of Humankind. 40adult  entrants will compete over four qualifying days (4,11,18 & 25 June) then the top 10 fly fishers will battle it out for the top spots on 2nd July. Places are limited and based on a first come, first serve. For more info and to enter click here.

What our clients say

  • Beginner Group Fly Fishing lesson review by Anthony Boje

    The instructor was knowledgeable and enthusiastic which made the lesson fun, even in the rain.He also spent some extra time with us at the dam, after the lesson, to help us on a one-on-one basis thus ensuring that we were able to spend the rest of the day practicing and having fun.This was a great father/son activity.Thanks to Pieter for the great lesson (and the much needed hot coffee).... Read More

    Anthony Boje

  • Great beginners lesson with Wayne on Saturday morning at Lanseria Country Estate

    A big thanks to Wayne for a great beginners lesson on Saturday morning at Lanseria Country Estate. Wayne is very knowledgeable and has a very relaxed coaching style. Looking forward to my next fishing outing with Sundowner Fly Fishing Adventures. 3 April 2022

    Neal Boardman

    Johannesburg

  • Good day, The fishing (2nd Jan 2021) with Greg was awesome! We had a lovely day and it was very educational. Greg was enthusiastic and helpful in all areas of the learning and tips after the clinic. Really enjoyed the day, definitely one for the memory bank. Thank you for sending through those offers, very interesting to see that you also operate out of Zimbabwe. Will get in touch... Read More

    Cindy Horsley

    Zimbabwe

  • Surprised my husband with this beginners flyfishing course! And we had such a great time. It was a very tranquil setting and it's lovely to do as a couple. Very relaxing. - AirBnb Experiences

    Jade Wilson

    Johannesburg