Experience the Ultimate Tiger Fishing on the Barotse Floodplains

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Nestled in Zambia’s Western Province and in the midst of Waterberry trees, approximately 600km from the capital city of Lusaka, lies Matoya Fishing Lodge (Lukulu). In the local language of Silozi it is the ‘Litoya’ tree that distinguishes itself in the grassy, wetland enclaves of the Barotse floodplains known as the Matoya. Whether you are an avid angler or simply a nature lover, Matoya Fishing Lodge will provide you with all the comforts and luxury needed for an ideal holiday.

The Lodge is open from mid- to late April until mid- November when the fishing season closes.

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Matoya Fishing Lodge offers six thatched chalets, which comfortably accommodate 12 people, and include a spacious dining area, lounge, swimming pool, plus a wooden deck that extends out onto the Zambezi River.

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Barotse Floodplains Tiger Fishing

Zambezi Tiger Fishing

The fresh water game fishing experience is the adventurous angler’s dream. The world- renowned, extreme fighting tiger fish, is indigenous to the fresh waterways of the Barotse floodplains. Anglers have the opportunity to catch trophy-sized bream and tiger fish.

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Take a Tour of the Lodge

Watch a short video of the lodge and get a glimpse of the surroundings and what you can expect to experience from the moment you land.

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Experience the Action

Watch some of our short clips of our guests landing some big ones...

Tiger Fishing Video - Matoya Lodge
Tiger Fishing Video - Matoya Lodge
Tiger Fishing Video - Matoya Lodge


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