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Cruise News Issue 42

  The Ellies have taken this year’s theme of ‘Game Viewing Cruise Style’ to heart! As they grow in confidence that we are a safe presence, we are being treated to sightings that have been nothing short of spectacular. For the adventurous souls, load up your mountain bike and give ‘Game Viewing Cruise Style’ a whole new meaning! Join us for one …

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Celebrations on Shayamanzi

Lynne celebrated her birthday on 5 November on Shayamanzi I. She is all the way from Coventry, UK. Wishing you many happy years! Jan celebrated his 52nd Birthday on 13 November on Shayamanzi I. Craig celebrated his birthday with dad Ernie on Shayamanzi II during the 5 November Social Cruise Justin celebrated his birthday on the 14th of November on …

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Season’s Greetings

SHAYAMANZI HOUSEBOATS   /   Tel : +27 (0) 34 413 2299 Email : shayamanzi@saol.com   /    Website : www.shayamanzi.co.za

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Cruise News Issue 41

The start of Tiger fishing Season this year has been celebrated by visits from old friends, Mountain Walks, Bikes and Bonfires! Roger enjoying time out with Shaun Botha and Angie Ashton, visiting from Seattle. Great to have Gary Smith (leading world skydiving coach) and his family on-board. Bheki’s guided walks along the Lebombo Mountains.… Participating in Ian Wilson’s Single Track Minded cruise …

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Celebrations on Shayamanzi

Leana celebrated her 40th birthday on Shayamanzi 1 on the weekend of 17 August Rupert celebrated his 60th birthday on Shayamanzi 2 on the weekend of 24 August Dylan was surprized with a birthday cake for his 34th birthday, whilst on a corporate cruise of CMH East Rand. Mariaan celebrated her 68th birthday on Shayamanzi 1 during the weekend of …

Cruise News Issue 40

We are looking forward to a fantastic Tiger Fishing Season this year; hot days, ice cold beers and great company; I’m reminded of a saying in Zulu “Heyi alisashisi Ilanga! Likhipha inhlanzi emanzini!” which translates “Wow! It is so hot the fish are jumping out the water!” This is exactly what happens and while it’s great for the fish, when you …

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Shayamanzi Cruise & Ride

Roger, Bheki and Kerry (White Elephant Lodge) hosted Shireen and her friends on a spectacular cruise and ride through the Pongola Game Reserve weekend in July.   As you will see the sightings of game were fabulous and be sure to watch the video clips of the buffalo! The scenery is beautiful and the bush has recovered so well thanks to …

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John Nieuwoudt joins Shayamanzi

I grew up in Cape Town and caught my first geelbek weighing in at 10 kg in Gordons Bay aged 6. My uncle had to reel it in.  I’ve been hooked ever since!! My biggest Tiger was caught in July this winter, with a special (rather than special what kind of lure) lure I bought in Cape Town, 1. 7 …

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Celebrations – August 2018

The weekend of 18 May was the 2nd Bachelor’s party during the month of May. Poor Matt had no idea where he was going. We hope it was a great surprise Matt. Ellen celebrated her 39th birthday on the 16 to 18 May Per Cabin cruise, all the way from Belgium! She caught a Tiger and steered the boat! We …

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Celebrations – May 2018

Tom & Thea celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary on Shayamanzi 2 on the weekend of 2 March. Piet celebrated his 50th Birthday on Shayamanzi 2 on a cruise from 5 to 7 April. Chris celebrated his “3rd” birthday on the weekend of 9 March. Tanya celebrated her 40th on the weekend of 16 March. Maurene celebrated her 71st Birthday on …