IN SOUTHERN TANZANIA
Beach Life –
Marlin in untouched water - Kilwa
its location on Zanzibar's northern tip, Ras Nungwi
Beach Hotel is situated inclose proximity to some of
Africa's best deep sea fishing grounds. The waters
between Zanzibar and Pemba are home to some
excellent game fishing opportunities, available at
Ras Nungwi in association with the long-established
Pemba Channel Fishing Club.
The boats on offer vary according
to the time of year, but are all large, twin-screw
craft, equipped to the highest international safety
standards. They also all have the latest technology,
with GPS navigational aids, colour echo sounders and
fishfinders. Pictured opposite is Countdown,
currently available for charter here at Ras Nungwi.
A full set of tackle is provided
with Shimano, Fenwick, Harnell or KC rods and
Shimano or Penn international reels, spooled with 80
1b, 50 1b and 30 1b mono line. Clients who wish to
use their own lighter tackle are welcome, and we are
conversant with the IGFA fly-fishing regulations.
Our experienced skippers can
instruct novices and talk fishermen through any
procedure in the course of reeling in their catch.
Tag and release is generally encouraged for all big
fish unless it is the fisherman’s first ever catch,
his biggest to date, or if it is likely to be an
East African or All Africa record.
August to November provides really
good sport for the big Yellowfin Tuna, one of the
strongest fish around. Big Blue Marlin and a number
of Striped and Black Marlin are also found, as well
as Sailfish. During this season, multiple hook ups
are normal, when the ocean can come alive with huge
schools of Tuna in pursuit of smaller fish.
the billfish season, which is from November to
March, Striped Marlin are the most prolific,
sometimes showing in packs of up to ten. Large Blue
and Black Marlin are also quite common during this
- Marlin, 3 types
- Yellow fin
Best Time of
- August –September –October
Arrangements and Accommodation.
|01/03/04 – 12/04/04
||01/01/04 – 29/02/04
|01/11/04 – 10/12/04
||15/06/04 – 31/10/04
||11/12/04 – 31/12/04
|LODGE (garden view)
||LODGE (garden view)
||Double: $120 pp
|Superior CHALET (sea view)
||Superior CHALET (sea view)
|Double: $135 pp
||Double: $155 pp
|Superior Deluxe CHALET (sea view)
||Superior Deluxe CHALET (sea view)
|Double: $155 pp
||Double: $185 pp
|Ocean SUITE (seaview)
||Ocean SUITE (seaview)
|Suite: $680 single/double
||Suite: $780 single/double
- All accommodation rates are
on a half board (breakfast and dinner included)
per person (pp) per night (pn) basis, including
- Single supplement is $60 pp
- Triple rooms - extra person
pays 75% of adult rate;
- Children under 12 sharing
room with adult/s - each pay 75% of adult rate;
- Infants aged 2 or under -
free of charge;
- Very-high season dates
(01/01/04 –07/01/04 & 21/12/04 - 31/12/04)
attract a supplement of $30 pp pn and a minimum
stay of 5 nights.
- Minimum stay at other times
is 2 nights.
- The hotel will be seasonally
closed from 12/04/04 to 15/06/04;
- Road transfers in
comfortable, air-conditioned minibuses from
Zanzibar Town/Airport/Seaport to the Resort are
charged at $30 pp, one way, minimum 2 adults.
Lower transfer rates may be negotiated for
groups of 5 or more. We operate a meet and greet
- Cancellation charges on
booking total based on time prior to in-date (1
month or more = nil; 15 days to 1 month = 25%; 2
to 14 days = 50%; 1 day or less = 100%);
- All rates quoted are subject
to change without notice, although every effort
will be made to give due warning.
Cost Based on three sharing a
Bertram 35’s -£3300 per client 3 sharing boat, 2 per
boat - £ prices exclude International Flights, Tips,
and Travel insurance.
2003 / RATES
$400 for half day: 6
hours, we recommend 6.30am to 12.30pm
$600 for full day: 9
hours, we recommend 6.30am to 3.30pm
$800 for full night
(Broadbill): 12 hours, we recommend 6.30pm
Rates include full charter
of boat, skipper, bait, tackle, equipment
hire, lunch & soft drinks.
Rates exclude tips.
Our standard terms and conditions