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Reviewed 13 April 2018

This was always going to be "not about the fishing" but a chance to get together in a remote spot, enjoy each other's company and the river. We tried rather half-heartedly to fish but time (full-moon) and river (highest it's been in years) against us....More

Thank drewflem
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Dedicated to the fisherman - everything revolves around fishing which is superb. Great guides and hosts and excellent food. The road from the airport is a real concern and took us double the time from last year but hopefully the government will work on it....More

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Thank blakew55
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Awesome spot Great location, Great fishing Great staff Just the road trip getter there and back is not the greatest experience We all had a great 4 days, and caught loads of tiger. And a big thank you to all the staff, exspecially the fishing...More

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Thank P8400LDmike
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Often a trip to Africa comes with a few hiccups from past experience but a group of us ventured to the Zambezi river once again to target the illusive tiger fish . We chose Shackleton's as our base and were thrilled that we did ....More

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Thank M3287ZYcraigc
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Shackletons was fantastic! The lodge is great with excellent food and great service from the staff. What made it memorable was the guides, Charles Senior in particular, Evans and Crispan. We had great tiger fishing landing plenty and lost even more. We will be back...More

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"all chalets are along the river and are sooo peaceful and quiet"
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