Enjoy game viewing in conjunction with fishing in Barotseland
One of the most enjoyable aspects of tiger fishing is that some of the best tigerfishing water is generally close to or within wildlife sanctuaries. Below are some possible combinations and suggestions to combine tiger fishing in Barotseland with game viewing.
Combine our Sioma Barotse fishing trip with a night or 2 in a mobile safari camp in the Sioma Ngwezi National Park. This is the original wilderness experience as the park is truly wild and largely been left to itself. As a result, game tends to be skittish and not the high density numbers of the bigger parks. However, there is significantly more wildlife in this park than people think and unbelievable variety – particularly for antelope species and lion, wild dog and cheetah have been sighted on a couple of occasions.
3 Reasons you will love Sioma Ngwezi:
Wild & Remote
It’s completely wild and remote – don’t expect to see anyone else while we are out there.
Every sighting in Sioma Ngwezi is great but we regularly see sable, eland, roan, Southern giraffe and a variety of other species
Mobile Safari Camp
Come off the river from fishing and game drive into the Sioma Ngwezi to meet the mobile camp and enjoy a night or 2 getting back to basics.
For guests accessing Royal Barotse Safaris from Livingstone, another great wildlife option is to add 3 or 4 nights in the Southern Kafue National Park at Nanzhila Plains. This is the closest true Zambian safari camp to Livingstone and offers superb game viewing and outstanding birding.
3 Reasons you will love Nanzhila Plains:
Nanzhila is the only lodge in the Southern Kafue, meaning you have nearly 3000km² of pure wilderness to yourself.
Ideal Safari Destination
Nanzhila Plains has 3 ensuite safari tents and 3 ensuite chalets complimented by a perfectly positioned main ‘Nsaka’ lodge complete with boma, fireplace, deck and bar.
Diverse Wildlife Encounters
Nanzhila offers staggering animal and bird diversity including 4 out of the Big 5 with possible wild dog sightings.
Guests self driving to Liuwa Plain from Namibia or Livingstone go right past Mutemwa and the lodge makes a great place to break the journey. Currently Liuwa is limited to offering campsites and a high end luxury lodge but for those planning the journey, we highly recommend this park.
3 Reasons you will love Liuwa:
Home to the second largest wildebeest migration in Africa.
Superb birding and photographic opportunities.
Good Predator Viewing
Good predator viewing, particularly for hyeana, lion and cheetah.