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Currently listing 80 Quality Houseboats for Safari & Fishing Holidays on Lake Kariba in Zimbabwe, Africa

Den Maryne Houseboat

Den Maryne Houseboat 3 STAR RATING


Facilities:

  • CREW:  3 crew comprising Captain, chef and deckhand
  • MAX PAX:  18
  • CRUISING SPEED:  5 knots
  • CABINS:  2 cabins (2 x double with twin beds both en suite)
  • AIR CON:  Airconditioned and large fans in cabins only  Please Note:  Generator will be switched off at 10pm which is Government Stipulated Lake Rules.  Therefore the Air Cons will not run after this time.
  • TOILETS:  3
  • SHOWERS:  3
  • GENERATOR 15 KVA
  • PLUG POINTS Square and Round plug points
  • BAR - Al-fresco Bar
  • POOL Jacuzzi
  • MUSIC SYSTEM:  Radio/Tape/10 CD Stack System (Clients to bring their own Music)
  • BRAAIS - Charcoal braai on board
  • CHILD FRIENDLY:  Yes
  • TENDER BOATS:  1 x 7 seater Sportster
  • Please Note:  Tender Boats are for Game Drives and fishing in the vicinity of the houseboat and are strictly crew driven.  Should you require a speed boat for long distance fishing, please either bring your own which will be towed behind the houseboat leaving behind one of the houseboat tenders, (please bring your own rope for towing and fuel) or you can hire a speed boat from Marineland.  (Contact us for details).
  • MOORING:   Marineland.  Parking is $5 per night per vehicle and is safe and guarded.
  • BOARDING: 12:00pm and disembarking at 11:00am


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    Rates include:

    • Houseboat and Tender boat hire
    • Crew
    • All linen and mosquito nets 
    • Cutlery and crockery

    Rates Exclude:
    • Fuel
    • All meals, drinks, condiments etc
    • Toilet Paper, Bathroom Soap & Dishwashing Soap
    • Fishing equipment and bait
    • Ice
    • Bath and Swimming towels
    • Mosquito repellant
    • National Parks lake usage and fishing fees
    • First aid kit
    • Vehicle parking fees

Recommended Routing:

2 night charters - up to Antelope Island 
3 night charters - up to Palm bay
4 night charters - up to Sanyati west
5 night charters - up to Elephant point
6 nights or more - up to the Ume


Sengwa Safaris offer competitive rates on all extras (catering, drinks, fishing rod hire and bait) so please let us know if you would like us to include any of these in your quotation. Please click on the links above for more information on catering and extras or visit our FAQ's page.


Please note that whilst every effort has been made to ensure the details supplied above are correct we can not be held responsible in any way should an item mentioned above not be on board /broken or miss quoted.

 

Fuel Usage:

 

This houseboat is chartered as a "dry boat" which means that fuel is not included in the cost of the nightly charter. The vessel will leave harbour either with full tanks, or the fuel level will be dipped by the Captain, in the presence of a member of your party. On its return to harbour the vessel will be moored alongside the fuel jetty and refilled. The cost of fuel will be for the clients account. The same applies for tender boat fuel and two stroke oil.

Den Maryne will consume approximately 75 litres of diesel per night and each tenderboat will use approximately 15 litres petrol and 1 bottle of two stroke oil per night. This is an estimation for your reference and the exact amount varies with houseboat routing.

Recommended Charter Routes
2 night charters - up to Antelope Island
3 night charters - up to Palm bay
4 night charters - up to Sanyati west
5 night charters - up to Elephant point
6 nights or more - up to the Ume

Location

Specs and Technical Data

Max Passengers: 18
Crew: 3
Cabins: 2
Registration Number: KF 1842
Hull Type: : Pontoon
Length: 60ft (18.29m)
Engine: 2 x Perkins M90, 4 cylinder diesel engines
Mooring: Marineland

Facilities

3 Toilets 3 Showers Air Conditioning Tender Boats: 1 x 7 seater Sportster Cold Space: Full galley, 2 x deepfreezers, 3 x fridges, ample free cold boxes Swimming Facilities: Splash Pool

Extra Facilities

• Braai on board

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Game viewing
  • Bird watching
  • Photography and videography
  • Relaxation
  • Reading and board games
  • Sunbathing

Guest Comments

 

February 2017

 

Hi Mo thanks for a wonderful cruise. We had a full catch on all four days!! Lovely weather and great staff!! Will make another booking soon for easter holidays so we pay over time.

Regards

 

December 2016

 

Hi Maureen

 

We wanted to let you know we were very impressed with the staff of Den Maryne – they did an exceptional job.   Morris especially with the sites he parked us in – although the fishing was terrible but that time of year I am guessing, he made sure we were fairly isolated which suited us down to the ground, and always a huge amount of game.    Max and Ashton were very good too, and  made sure we were very comfortable, and well fed!

 

Angie

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Den Maryne

Maximum 18 passengers.


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