Nkonkoni Tiger Fishing Camp
Bush Lodge (Self Catering) (GAME NEARBY) In Lake Jozini / Pongolapoort Dam, Zululand & Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal
Nkonkoni is a fisherman's camp that dreams are made of.Pongola Dam. Nkonkoni Tiger Fishing Camp is uniquely nestled in the Pongola Biosphere and is part of a bird sanctuary.
the boat launch site is less than 1km away from the camp.
The real treasure is the Tiger fish, which have become prolific in the Pongola Dam, reaching in excess of 8kgs. This has attracted the rods of sport fishermen from across Southern Africa over the last few years. And recently it has become a premier fly-fishing venue, with the powerful Tiger and 27 other fish species testing your skill and equipment.
Nkonkoni Tiger Fishing Camp is designed for the fisherman and his family
providing self-catering accommodation for 6 people in each luxury tent, our
spacious layout and common dining facilities in the boma turn those African
evenings into a social event to remember. So if it is a potjie over the boma
fire or a continental breakfast, the open-air kitchen caters for your every
need. If canvas is not your style why not try our chalets, a little touch of
class amidst the bush. Each chalet is air-conditioned with a choice of a
spa-bath or Victorian bath or just settle for showering under the stars. Chalets
each have their own kitchenette and private braai/boma area.
A stones-throw from Nkonkoni Tiger Fishing Camp is our water hole, a favourite stop-off for the whole range of wild animals and birds. As the tranquillity of evening looms, enjoy the sounds of the bush with sundowners, while reminiscing over the day's encounters, with the mighty Tiger fish. Night drives will bring you up close to the Biosphere's diverse wild life, or take time out from fishing and soak in the wild life from the comfort of a boat.
Nkonkoni is home to a bird sanctuary, and is a bird watchers paradise. Species range from the migrating water birds to the birds of the bush veld.
Nkonkoni Tiger Fishing Camp is centrally poised, close to many sort-after destinations. One can take a day trip into Swaziland, or go salt-water fly-fishing at Kosi Bay, and still arrive there for breakfast. The options are endless, with several KZN game parks and Maputaland jewels waiting to be explored, all within a reasonable driving distance.
Come and join us & enjoy our beautiful part of Africa, where the rising and falling of the sun mark time and where the beauty of our lake will be engraved on your heart for years to come. Bring a boat, your rods, a camera and plenty of spare time. Don't forget the braai goodies and the refreshments too!