• Tiger Fish, leaping fury which is found on the mighty Zambezi River
    Tiger Fish, leaping fury which is found on the mighty Zambezi River

    The Tiger Fish (fondly known as striped water dog) is regarded as the prime fresh water anglig species. The viscious teeth, acrobatic leaps and breath taking runs are will make your heart pound. Sundowner Lodge over looks the world famous "Deka Tiger Mile", which offers some of the wildest adventure fishing on the mighty Zambezi River

  • Huge Tiger Fish caught on the Zambezi River
    There are some trophy fish out here

    The location and big fishing are part of the overall adventure

  • The luxury accommodation at the Zambezi Lodge
    Sweeping Zambezi views and comfortable rustic accommodation.

    Here the comfortable rustic accommodation are designed to blend into the natural surroundings. A comfortable at night with tasty home cooked meals makes the adventure of fishing the Zambezi so much more enjoyable. Rooms have en suite bathrooms, mosquito nets and fans. Sweeping views of the Zambezi River.

Sundowner Zambezi Lodge

Gateway to Tiger Mile – Confluence of Deka and Zambezi Rivers

Sundowner Zambezi Lodge is set on what used to be known as "grassy banks", over looking the "Deka Tiger Mile". We are close to the confluence of the Deka and mighty Zambezi River. The lodge commands a sweeping panaromic view over one of the most beautiful bends of this magnificent river. Situated 140 kilometers from the famous Victoria Falls and 150 kilometers from Hwange National Park, makes it an ideal location with access to these Western Zimbabwe Tourism highlights.

Guests are accommodated in the following accommodation (all with en-suite bathrooms):

  • Two spacious natural stone & thatch Lodges (2 or 3 beds) with river views
  • Three twin bed units with river or riverine forest view
  • A spacious family cottage (also ideal for small groups - 2-4 beds) with river view

Relax around the swimming pool or under the thatched boma. The lodge offers a Bar, dining room, recreational area, braai area and a stunning verandah where you can watch the resident hippo and fish eagles. To cool off on those hot days a sparkling swimming pool is available is set behind the boma for guests privacy. Staff are on hand at all times for your convenience.

The Lodge is situated a stones throw away from the river, giving anglers easy access to famous tiger fishing areas (known as DEKA TIGER MILE) that have stood the test of time. Fishing is explosive in this region with a variety of freshwater sport fish to keep anglers on the edge of their seats. Catch varieties like the famous Tiger Fish, Nkupe, Chessa, Bream and Vundu.

Boats are available with experienced driver/fishing guides who will show you where to fish and teach you the techniques – should you wish.
There are a number of beautiful walks in the area, Guests can be accompanied by one of our experienced guides. The surrounding bush around the lodge ranges from Riverine forest to Mopani woodlands, thus offering a diversity of birdlife and landscape.

Game drive viewing can be arranged at the Hwange National Park.

Booking Information

Groups larger than 10 have the option of being hosted by one of the lodge owners who assists guests with local formalities ie customs etc as well providing personalized expertise on fishing, birding while at the lodge.

ADULT (From 12 years old)

Sharing (Per person) R 1750-00
Single (Per person)** Price on request
**Single rate does not apply if that guest is sharing a boat with another guest


Regional: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Swaziland, Namibia, Angola
All rates are quoted in South African Rand (Exclusive of VAT).


Light morning snack, brunch, dinner, bush & birding trails , tea & coffee’s)

ADULT (From 12 years old)

  • Sharing  (Per person) SAR 950-00
  • Single (Per person) SAR 1450-00

CHILDREN (Max 2 children sharing in a room)*

• Child (3-12) when sharing accom & boat with an adult/s SAR 475-00
• Child sharing (up to 24 months old) No charge
*We can only put exra beds for children in the two rock lodges

Excludes VAT on any payments made in Zimbabwe, drinks, fishing equipment, gratuities and telephone calls.


2-3 guests per boat & includes guide

HALF DAY (3 hours & 10 litres fuel)*

• Per boat SAR 800-00

FULL DAY (6 hours & 20 litres fuel)*

• Per boat SAR 1350-00

*Excludes fishing tackle and equipment


• 2 hour experience (per person) SAR 200-00

*Interacting with the local community and tribal leaders in their villages, schools and clinics. Minimum of 2 guests


Road transfers: (Min 3 guests) Rack

• Vic Falls Town/ Apt – Deka (pp – one way) US$ 45-00
• Livingstone Airport – Deka (pp-one way) US$ 65-00
• Add on transfer: Vfa apt to Vic Falls Town (pp-one way) US$ 9-00

Air charter transfers*: (Max 5 guests per aircraft) Rack

• Vic Falls Apt – Deka (Per plane – one way) On request
*Excludes local departure tax per person & limit of 10kg per person


Special rates can be negotiated for large groups. The rate of discount will be determined by:

• The size of the group, duration of the stay and special facilities or arrangements needed for the group

All discounted bookings must be confirmed at the time the booking is made. No discounts may be applied retrospectively. The discount effected will be subject to strict compliance with the factors considered at the time the discount was negotiated. Any changes to these factors will affect the rate of discount and may lead to the discount being withdrawn in part or in whole.