Shackletons Tiger Fishing Lodge

Shackletons Tiger Fishing Lodge is situated in south-western Zambia on the upper Zambezi River near the village of Mwandi (meaning a place of ‘plenty fish’).

The lodge accommodates 12 people in thatched, en-suite chalets with private teak decks overlooking the Zambezi River. The swimming pool, sundowner deck, lounge, open dining area and fire pit provide guests with unparalleled vistas of the upper Zambezi. Shackletons is a premier venue for spin, lure and fly anglers of all levels to fish for trophy Tigerfish, Bream, Tilapia and Catfish.

Shackletons is home to over 300 bird species that can be spotted at the lodge or by boat along the river banks and in the tranquil river channels.

Chalet facilities:

  • Six private thatched chalets;
  • Overlooking upper Zambezi River;
  • Bedroom with twin/double beds and cupboards;
  • En-suite bathroom;
  • Private teak veranda;
  • Hot and cold running water;
  • 220v electricity;
  • Plug points;
  • Safety deposit box;
  • Ceiling fan; and
  • Mosquito nets.

This 130km stretch of pristine water and the surrounding area is what makes Shackletons ideal for:

  • Trophy Tigerfishing;
  • Trophy Bream/Tilapia fishing;
  • Birding (over 300 species);
  • Trip to the rare Black-Cheeked Lovebirds;
  • River and sunset cruises;
  • Swimming;
  • Cultural experiences (Mwandi Village);
  • Visit Sooka community school (built and sponsored by Shackletons);
  • Tour of the Victoria Falls;
  • Chobe River game cruise; and
  • Photography.
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