Imagine a romantic oak panelled cabin aboard a state of the art KwaZulu-Natal houseboat, cruising pristine Lake Jozini, game viewing and sipping cocktails in the Jacuzzi. Shayamanzi Houseboats offer this and so much more! The lake in this KwaZulu-Natal nature reserve in South Africa can be reached by car in 2 hours from Richards Bay and 3,5 hours from Durban.
In a class of their own, the 2 Shayamanzi Houseboats together can sleep a maximum of 36 people. The facilities are excellent and the cabins are well appointed, with hot pressurised showers and plug points. The large picture windows and sliding doors give a fantastic view of the surroundings.
Aboard Shayamanzi I or II, cruising in style at 9 knots, guests can look forward to a different anchorage each evening. The cruise at this KwaZulu-Natal nature reserve in South Africa departs from the entrance of the Pongola River. Guest can explore Pongola Game Reserve and the shores along the west and south of the lake - perfect for viewing game at close range. The Lebombo Mountains form a beautiful backdrop to Jozini, also known as Pongolapoort Dam.
Herds of Black and White Rhino, Buffalo, Elephant, Wildebeest, Giraffe and Zebra can be seen from Shayamanzi's decks. This KwaZulu-Natal nature reserve in South Africa also offers many types of antelope as well as Black Backed Jackal, Hyena, Cheetah and Wild Dog, which is just a taste of the prolific game.
The world-class crew aboard Shayamanzi see to everything and ensure that guests experience the best in fishing, game viewing and bird watching – there are 350 recorded bird species in the area. Delicious meals and a safe journey of discovery await guests looking for a unique experience.