NKONKONI FISHING CAMP, MKUZI
|NKONKONI FISHING CAMP, MKUZI
|Contact Person:||Lee Vincent|
+27 (0) 82 552 2202
|Address:||Nkonkoni Fishing Camp, Mkuze, Jozini, 3965
Pongola Biosphere, Mkuze, South Africa
NKONKONI FISHING CAMP WILDLIFE SELF CATERING ACCOMMODATION IN PONGOLAPOORT NATURE RESERVE
Nkonkoni Fishing Camp is situated within the Pongola Game Reserve in the beautiful Pongolapoort Biosphere. Close to the southern shores of the Pongolapoort (Jozini) Dam, in the Bird Sanctuary part of the Biosphere, and overlooks the western escarpment of the majestic Lebombo Mountains and the endless savannah woodland of northern Zululand.
The Pongolapoort Dam, with it’s variety of wildlife, is referred to as a mini-Kariba. Some of the animals which may be seen include elephant, buffalo, rhino, leopard, giraffe and many species of antelope. The dam is home to hippos, crocodiles and of course, the fighting TIGER FISH! The dam covers approximately 16 000 hectares with a river stretch of approximately 5km. Fishing takes place from boats and we support the “catch and release” method.
ATTRACTIONS AT NKONKONI FISHING CAMP IN PONGOLAPOORT
FISHING AT NKONKONI
The Pongolapoort Dam is the only dam in South Africa which is home to the fighting Tiger Fish. Live Tilapia, chicken hearts or chicken livers are recommended bait, however some anglers also find a variety of lures and spinners effective. Fishing takes place from boats, as the shores are home to a variety of wildlife. Tiger fish can be caught all year round although fishing is best during the warmer months.
TIGER FISH BONANZA
The annual Tiger Fish Bonanza is held in September on the Pongolapoort Dam and attracts anglers from all over the country.
NKONKONI FISHING CAMP ACCOMMODATION CHALETS
Each Chalet sleeps 4 people on 4 x single beds (2 are positioned together but can be separated) Chalet 1 sleeps 5 people and has 2 bedrooms all are air-conditioned and equipped with :-
- mini-stove & oven
- bath towels
- a private outdoor shower
- a bathroom with either a victorian or spa bath
- a separate toilet
- a private boma with braai facilities
- use of a central boma with DSTV, fire pit and additional cooking facilities
- use of a communal splash pool
Campsite Accommodation Available at R 150 per person per night.
SAFARI TENT ACCOMMODATION
Each Safari Tent sleeps 7 people on 6 x bunk beds and 1 x single bedand is equipped with :-
- bath towels
- its own bathroom facilities (outdoor shower only, no bath) and toilet
- private boma for cooking with 2-plate gas cooker and braai facilities
- use of a central boma with DSTV, viewing deck, fire pit and additional cooking facilities
- use of a communal splash pool.
Please contact the team at Nkonkoni Fishing Camp directly for enquiries & bookings.