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Celebrations – March 2018

Glen and Davina celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary on Shayamanzi 2, all the way from England. Johann celebrated his 75th birthday on Shayamanzi 1 on the weekend of 7 October Charleen celebrated her 34th Birthday on the weekend of 13 October Hennie celebrated his 56th Birthday on the 31st October on Shayamanzi 1. Malcolm celebrated his 60th Birthday on the …

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Celebrations October – 2017

Owen celebrated his 40th birthday on the weekend of 23 June on Shayamanzi II. Hannetjie and Dirk celebrated their 50th and 51st birthdays on the weekend of 1 July on Shayamanzi II. Ed celebrated his 70th birthday on the 13th of July on Shayamanzi II. Steve celebrated his 70th birthday on the weekend of 15 July (Pics bad again) on …

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Celebrations July – 2017

Mike celebrated his 40th birthday on the weekend of 19 March . Hanna & Sven celebrated their 6th and 8th birthdays on the weekend of 20 April. Thabo celebrated his 37th Birthday on the weekend of 28 April on Shayamanzi II. Jenene celebrated her 36th Birthday on a cruise on the 30th of April. Andre celebrated his 50th birthday on …

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Tusker Awards 2017

The Safari Index’s panel of seasoned safari experts have nominated us and the other finalists in various categories. Another fundamental difference to other safari awards is that the winners in each category are decided by voting. And previous guests votes are doubled to offer a higher weighting to people who have actually experienced your offering. Thus votes from previous guests …

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Celebrations February – 2017

Pieter Celebrated his 48th Birthday on the 13th of October on Shayamanzi 1 Patrick celebrated his 50th birthday on the weekend of 21 October on Shayamanzi 2 Ophélie celebrated her 10th Birthday on Shayamanzi 1 on 24 October Brad celebrated his 34th birthday together with him and Lola’s 5th wedding anniversary. They are a lovely couple and we wish them …

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Celebrations July – September 2016

All dressed up for the weekend with Lola, his companion for the cruise. Check the slippers! We wonder if he had to wear this for the whole cruise? Craig posing with Captain Bramson & friend Justin Etienne celebrated his 40th birthday on 29 July and his son Queon, his 10th on Sunday 31 July, on Shayamanzi 1. Guess what Queon …

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Spring Fishing Reports

Even though we have been experiencing up-and-down Spring weather, we have had some really good fishing in the last couple of months. The Tigers, clever fish that they are, know ahead of time when a cold front is approaching so they go hunting the tilapia before this while the water is still clear and warm. And that is when we …

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Wild Winter Safari Cruises

Wild Winter Safari Cruises with Shayamanzi Houseboats. Shayamanzi Luxury Houseboats in association with Zimanga Private Game Reserve have launched their exciting new Birding and Big 7 Wildlife Cruises. With only two exclusive departure dates in 2016 be sure not to miss out. Don Cowie, Wildside’s regular ‘Birds of a Feather‘ feature, contributor and also the author of An African Game …