Kariba House Boat | Catalina Houseboat
Catalina is a popular
luxury catamaran boat for a perfect holiday on lake kariba - moored at Binga
with a swimming pool and ample space
The Catalina Houseboat on Lake Kariba
Passengers : Accommodates up to 10 passengers in luxury, maximum 16
We love the spacious and luxurious Catalina Houseboat for a more comfortable stay while exploring Lake Kariba.
Approximate price per
||US$ 1 500 (Self Catering)
US$ 2 450 (Fully Inclusive)
Catalina Boat Specifications
Call Sign: KF1378
Crew (own quarters): captain, Maitre d', chef and two deck-hands (total of
Cabin accommodation: 5 en-suite
• 4 x Air-conditioned Double en-suite staterooms - 4 m x 4.5 m
with two double beds in each.
• 1 x Bedroom with Double bed
or twin bunk (4 bed) en-suite - air-conditioned.
• T.V. room Air-conditioned also has 2 fold out leather
couches which can be used as beds should this be required. TV is
connected to the DSTV suite of satellite TV stations. DVD facility.
Double en -suite Staterooms
• swimming pool and loungers
• fully equipped air-conditioned bar and lounge area
• fridges, ice machine, stereo and CD player. hot and cold water
• adjoining powder room
• covered, open air dining room
• barbeque area, Gas weber
• fully equipped galley
• Air-conditioned indoor lounge with Multi-system TV and Video and DSTV (clients to supply own sim card)
• 5 En-suite air-conditioned Cabins - see details above
• Kitchen: Fully equipped
Captains Cabin, Crew Quarters, Laundry Room, Generator Rooms
Bridge controlling 2 x 300hp Cummins turbo diesel engines, swinging 3 blade
bell brass props
Motorola ship to shore radio and a Navman navigational system
17ft raft with 30hp suitable for 8 passengers.
2 x 15ft Dory speedboat with 60hp for 4 passengers each
Senkwe River - usual destination - Binga to Senkwe River is approx
a 2 hour trip
Matusadona national park (extra fuel cost )
Binga to the Ume river in Matusadona is about a 9 hour trip, what we
normally do is stop off for a night at Christmas Island area which is about
5 hours from Binga, and then leave early the next morning to get through the
Sengwa basin before it gets too rough. It takes you about two hours to cross
the basin but it is an interesting trip
Rates for the Catalina Houseboat 2016
Fully Inclusive: including Meals, Drinks and fuel
US $2450 per night fully inclusive for the whole boat; 1 to 10
Boat, fuel, all meals and all drinks malts, spirits and minerals. the
service of a Captain, Cook and 3 Deckhands, cutlery, crockery and linen. The
use of the tender boats
National parks board fee and fishing fees, Fishing bait and rods
The fuel is sufficient to go to the Ruzwe river and return. Trips beyond
this point is for the clients account.
Self catering Option: Excludes meals , drinks and fuel.
US$1500 per night for the whole boat; 1 to 10 people.
Zimbabwe National Parks Fees 2016
These are not included in the Charter fee and are payable to the Parks representatives at the boat prior to embarkation. Parks officials may board the boat at any stage to check that payments are accurate and have been properly receipted. You may wish to let us know in advance exactly who is coming, relevant ages, residential status and how many people will be fishing, which we will pass on via the boat captain to save time before you embark.
||Regional (SADC) Visitors
|Houseboat including tenders per person/day (covers 5 days)
|| US $10
|Visiting speedboats per person/day
|Children under 6 years
|Children 6 to 12 years
||50% Adult rate
||50% Adult rate
|Resident pensioners over 60 years
||50% Adult rate
|Fishing fees per person/day
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