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Fishing enthusiasts don't have to travel far from Pemba for thrilling encounters with big game fish. The northern Mozambican waters around Pemba produce some of the most exciting game fish to catch and release - Kingfish, Barracuda, Dorado, Queen Mackerel, Queenfish, Pompano, Prodigal Son, and Jobfish to name but a few.

Mozambique Fishing - Pemba Beach hotel and Spa

The Pemba area is popular for the sheer quantity of its year-round game fishing, although peak Sailfish season is between July and December in this part of Mozambique, whilst peak activity for Wahoo occurs from September to April and for Dorado from October to March. Yellowfin Tuna is a main target species in Mozambique, with big shoals moving in and out of the Pemba area all year round. Kingfish are also present all year round and their size and sheer power makes them one of the most sought after quarry of serious fishermen. Marlin fishing is not yet well established at Pemba, although small Marlin are caught in local waters from time to time.

Our main fishing boat, Mandenga, is a Gulf Craft 31" Dolphin Super Deluxe, powered by two 115hp Yamaha outboard motors. This state-of-the-art boat has an extended T-Top to shield our guests from the tropical Mozambique sun. On board, our captain and gillie will present you with tackle, lures and bait and will ensure that you have the best professional guidance, whatever your fishing ability. Our second boat Shooter is a Cobra Cat 480 powered by two Yamaha 70hp motors, which is ideal for two fishermen and a skipper.

Based at Pemba is our specialized fishing boat, Broadbill, a 42-ft catamaran, which comes with state-of-the art equipment, which includes safety gear as well as tackle, terminal tackle, lures and bait. Your captain and his team will provide you with all the professional guidance and comfort you need on fishing charters. One of the world's most renowned fishing destinations is accessible from Pemba, St Lazarus Banks, a sea mountain 20 x 30 km in extent, rises from 2,4 km deep to within six metres of the ocean surface bringing together a fascinating combination of marine life. We offer luxury live-aboard boat trips to St Lazarus Banks on Broadbill from Pemba for the ultimate game fishing extravaganza

7 nights / 8 days
$2010 -
per person sharing per 7 nights/8 days. Excluding air fares, airport taxes and transfers.

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key features
  • Padi Dive Centre
  • Rim-flow swimming pool
  • Sanctuary Spa
  • A fitness centre
  • Water sports centre
  • Deep sea fishing
  • The Quirimbas restaurant
  • The Niassa bar

contact details

Telephone 00 27 82 780 3931

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