Embark on the Ultimate
Tiger Fishing Adventure

Discover the heart of the Zambezi River’s wild beauty. Home to the legendary Tiger Fish, Baines’ River Camp offers an unparalleled fishing experience. Gear up for the thrill of reeling in the ferocious Hydrocynus vittatus, known for its vigorous fight and awe-inspiring agility.

Explore Beyond
Luxurious Comfort

Discover the Zambezi Tiger Fish

Dive into the world of the Tiger Fish.

Esteemed for its fierce teeth and robust build, this predator thrives across the Zambezi’s diverse habitats. Learn what makes this species a top target for anglers worldwide and gear up for the challenge of a lifetime. Tiger Fishing techniques used at Baines River Camp:

Best Times and Prime Locations

The best time of year for your fishing adventure is from September to November and March to April, with conditions ideal for Tiger Fishing. However, you can fish all year round.

From the breathtaking vistas of the Lower Zambezi to the iconic Victoria Falls and the serene waters of Lake Kariba, each location offers a unique backdrop for your fishing quest.

Fishing Packages

Baines’ River Camp offers a variety of fishing packages designed to suit every angler’s needs. Whether you’re seeking a quick getaway or an extensive fishing expedition, we offer the perfect blend of adventure, luxury, and unforgettable experiences. Fishing can either be done on a half or full day basis depending on your preference. Your group will be assigned a dedicated guide and boat for the duration of your stay.

Get in touch to find out more about accommodation, guided fishing excursions, and access to prime fishing spots.

Gear Up with Our Fishing Equipment

Equipped for Success

Whether you’re a seasoned angler or new to the sport, Baines’ River Camp provides high-quality fishing gear for hire. From sturdy rods and reels to a selection of baits and lures designed to attract Tiger Fish, we ensure you’re well-prepared for the waters ahead.

With regards to your primary flyfishing tackle, you will need to bring your own gear. 

“We had a wonderful time at Baines.”

The service was fantastic. The staff were amazing and took excellent care if us. The rooms are beautiful and spacious. We were lucky enough to see 4 lions on our game drive.
~ Tripadvisor review, July 2023

“Wow what an experience .”

Chalets absolutely beautiful as was the lodge. From the time we arrived the staff made us feel like royalty. Tiger fishing was amazing and the staff were all so good with the kids. We just loved our trip.
~ Tripadvisor review, December 2023

Commitment to Conservation

At Baines’ River Camp, we are dedicated to the conservation of the Zambezi River’s ecosystem. Our catch and release policy not only respects the natural habitat of the Tiger Fish but also ensures that future generations can enjoy the thrill of fishing. Join us in preserving this magnificent river for years to come.

Plan Your Zambezi Fishing Adventure

Ready for an unforgettable journey?

Contact us today to book your Zambezi Tiger Fishing adventure. Immerse yourself in the raw beauty of the Zambezi, challenge the mighty Tiger Fish, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Let the adventure begin!

Bookings & Enquiries

Contact details

Contact Linda Fisher:

Tel: +27 (0)33 342 7498
Whatsapp: +27 (0)82 806 4074

Send an email

Dates & Seasons

Lodge is open:

1 March – 30 November

Green Season:

1 Mar – 30 June & 1 – 30 November

High Season:

1 July – 31 October

Secret Season Long Stay Special

November 2023, Stay 3 Nights, Pay for 2, USD1480-00 per person per package on a fully inclusive basis. Email reservations@bainesrivercamp.com for more information.