General Rates and Booking Information

Please contact us via email for an accurate quote based on your specific details such as preferred dates and number of people in your group as these may affect the total or surcharges may apply. Bookings are essential.

Ndole Bay is a private lodge and only open to booked clients. Day visitors can only visit with prior permission which is discretionary to management.

CHECK IN/OUT TIMES:

Check in at 12pm. Check out by 10am.

CHILDREN:

Children are welcome at Ndole Bay Lodge. Child rate applies to ages 4 - 11 years of age. Children under 4 stay for free.

SPECIAL DIETARY REQUIREMENTS:

Please advise any special requirements in advance on booking and we will do our best to cater to your needs.

GROUPS / ENTENDED STAY WORK GROUPS

Please email our reservations if you have a group of 10 or more (minimum) OR are staying over prolonged periods for work purposes as other rates may apply.

Current 2021 Rates:

Please note that 16% VAT must now be added onto the below rates.

Full Board: Stay of 1 - 3 nights

Deluxe Beachfront Chalets:

Sharing per person: $200 / night (Child $100/night) + 16% VAT

Single occupancy: $250 /night + 16% VAT

Standard Ensuite Chalets:

Sharing per person: $150 / night (Child $75/night) + 16% VAT

Single occupancy: $187 / night + 16% VAT

This includes your accommodation, breakfasts, light lunch and 3 course dinner, laundry services, use of kayaks and snorkel equipment and WIFI only.

Not Included: Any bar or drinks, snacks, activities, Park Fees.

*Stay 2 nights and get a free group Sunset Cruise!*

Full Board: Stay of 4+ nights

Deluxe Beachfront Chalets:

Sharing per person: $170 / night (Child $85/night) + 16% VAT

Single occupancy: $1197 /night + 16% VAT

Standard Ensuite Chalets:

Sharing per person: $130 / night (Child $65/night) + 16% VAT

Single occupancy: $150/ night + 16% VAT

This includes your accommodation, breakfasts, light lunch and 3 course dinner, laundry services, use of kayaks and snorkel equipment and WIFI only.

Not Included: Any bar or drinks, snacks, activities, Park Fees.

*Stay 4 nights and get a free group Sunset Cruise AND free group Adventure Snorkel Trip!*

Platinum Full Inclusive: Stay of 1 - 3 nights

Deluxe Beachfront Chalets:

Sharing per person: $450 / night (Child $225/night) + 16% VAT

Single occupancy: $560 /night + 16% VAT

Standard Ensuite Chalets:

Sharing per person: $400 / night (Child $200/night) + 16% VAT

Single occupancy: $500 / night + 16% VAT

This includes your accommodation, breakfasts, light lunch and 3 course dinner, soft drinks, wine, basic beers and basic spirits, laundry services, use of kayaks and snorkel equipment and ALL activities in and outside the park:

Fishing Trip (half or full day.1 per day) / Unlimited Sunset Cruises / Unlimited Adventure Snorkel Trips / Kala Bay Cruise (1 per stay) / Kampasa Walk (1 per stay) / Unlimited Water sports / PADI Certified Scuba Diving (1 per stay).

Does not include: Top shelf spirits and cocktails.

Platinum Full Inclusive: Stay of 4+ nights

Deluxe Beachfront Chalets:

Sharing per person: $385 / night (Child $195/night) + 16% VAT

Single occupancy: $480 /night + 16% VAT

Standard Ensuite Chalets:

Sharing per person: $340 / night (Child $170/night) + 16% VAT

Single occupancy: $425 / night + 16% VAT

This includes your accommodation, breakfasts, light lunch and 3 course dinner, soft drinks, wine, basic beers and basic spirits, laundry services, use of kayaks and snorkel equipment and ALL activities in and outside the park:

Fishing Trips (half or full day.1 per day) / Unlimited Sunset Cruises / Unlimited Adventure Snorkel Trips / Kala Bay Cruise (1 per stay) / Kampasa Walk (1 per stay) / Unlimited Water sports / PADI Certified Scuba Diving (1 per stay).

Does not include: Top shelf spirits and cocktails.

FULL LODGE BOOKINGS

Please inquire for rates. 4 Deluxe Beachfront rooms + 8 Standard Ensuite Rooms + Campsite is available for exclusive event hire.

CAMPING

$15pp/per night + 16% VAT.

Campsite has a shared ablution block with hot and cold showers. There is very limited electricity access, please plan to be fully sufficient.

Firewood, ice and charcoal is available for sale. Meals can be booked in the restaurant with a days notice.

Exclusive Campsite Hire is $225/night + 16% VAT for stays of 1-3 nights. $200 + 16% VAT for stays of 4 nights or more.

Activities & Transfers

Adventure Snorkel Trip

Departs 10am. Approx 1.5 hours.

$20pp + 16% VAT

Includes: Snorkel equipment and boat trip to local site only.

Sunset Dhow Cruise

Departs 14:30pm. Approx 1.5 hours.

$20pp + 16% VAT

Includes: Boat trip only around local area.

Excludes: Drinks or other extras. Tours do not enter the park.

Half Day Fishing Trip

6:00 - 11:30am or 14:00pm - 17:30pm. Inside Nsumbu National Park around Nundo Head area.

Ferox (1-3 pax): $150 + 16% VAT

Moori Sima (1-4 pax): $175 + 16% VAT

Frontosa (1-8 pax): $300 + 16% VAT

Wooden Dhow (1-15 pax): $300 + 16% VAT

Includes: Fishing Equipment hire (up to 4 rods) , Boat hire, Fuel & Coxswain.

Excludes: DNPW fees, drinks, food, lost lures or equipment.

Full Day Fishing

6:00 - 17:00pm. Inside Nsumbu National Park.

Ferox (1-3 pax): $265 + 16% VAT

Moori Sima (1-4 pax): $305 + 16% VAT

Frontosa (1-8 pax): $525 + 16% VAT

Wooden Dhow (1-15 pax): $525 + 16% VAT

Includes: Fishing Equipment hire (up to 4 rods), Boat hire, Fuel & Coxswain.

Excludes: DNPW fees, drinks, food, lost lures or equipment.

Kala Bay Cruise

14:30pm - 17:30pm.

Ferox (1-3 pax): $150 + 16% VAT

Moori Sima (1-4 pax): $175 + 16% VAT

Frontosa (1-8 pax): $300 + 16% VAT

Wooden Dhow (1-15 pax): $300 + 16% VAT

Includes: Boat hire, Fuel & Coxswain.

Excludes: DNPW fees, drinks, food.

Kala Bay Cruise & Game Walk

Half Day tour in morning or afternoon.

Ferox (1-3 pax): $190 + 16% VAT

Moori Sima (1-4 pax): $220 + 16% VAT

Frontosa (1-8 pax): $375 + 16% VAT

Wooden Dhow (1-15 pax): N/A

Includes: Boat hire, Fuel, Coxswain and DNPW Scout.

Excludes: DNPW fees, drinks, food.

Kampasa Forest Game Walk

Half Day tour in the morning or afternoon.

Ferox (1-3 pax): $240 + 16% VAT

Moori Sima (1-4 pax): $300 + 16% VAT

Frontosa (1-8 pax): $450 + 16% VAT

Wooden Dhow (1-15 pax): N/A

Includes: Boat hire, Fuel, Coxswain and DNPW Scout.

Excludes: DNPW fees, drinks, food.

Muzinga Bush Walk

Around 2.5 hour tour.

Ferox (1-3 pax): $150 + 16% VAT

Moori Sima (1-4 pax): $175 + 16% VAT

Frontosa (1-8 pax): $300 + 16% VAT

Wooden Dhow (1-15 pax): $300 + 16% VAT

Includes: Boat hire, Fuel, Coxswain and DNPW Scout.

Excludes: DNPW fees, drinks, food.

Big Day Out

Full Day out on the Lake. Includes snorkeling time for 1 hours before heading out to fishing around Nundo Head area, Weigh beach relaxing break at midday, afternoon cruise over to Kala Bay for fishing and scenic game cruise then returning as the sun sets.

Ferox (1-3 pax): $300 + 16% VAT

Moori Sima (1-4 pax): $350 + 16% VAT

Frontosa (1-8 pax): $550 + 16% VAT

Wooden Dhow (1-15 pax): $550 + 16% VAT

Includes: Boat hire, Fuel, Fishing equipment hire (max 4 rods), Coxswain and DNPW Scout.

Excludes: DNPW fees, drinks, food & any lost lures or equipment.

Return Transfers

MPULUNGU <> NDOLE BAY

Moori Sima (Up to 3 pax): $450 + 16% VAT

Frontosa (Up to 8 pax): $800 + 16% VAT

NKAMBA AIRSTRIP <> NDOLE BAY

Moori Sima (Up to 3 pax): $150 + 16% VAT

Frontosa (Up to 8 pax): $300 + 16% VAT

Bring light luggage only (please contact us for other luggage options). Rates only valid for guests staying at Ndole Bay Lodge.

Includes: Transfer & light refreshments only,

ALL ROOM AND ACTIVITY RATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE. EMAIL US FOR AN ACCURATE QUOTE BASED ON YOUR DATES OF TRAVEL AS THEY MAY HAVE CHANGED. FOR KWACHA RATES, DUE TO FLUCTUATION PLEASE INQUIRE FOR CONVERSION RATE AT TIME OF BOOKING.

Covid19 and Ndole Bay Lodge

Ndole Bay Lodge is open for bookings with strict precautions in place as the safety of our guests and staff is our first priority.

Please note the below conditions;

- We only take a very limited number of guests in the camp at any one time as we are an inclusive lodge and are very remote.  Bookings are essential!  

- Only pre-booked overnight guests.  Bookings to be completed by phone or email.

- We are not taking conference or day bookings in the lodge until further notice, as these are mixed groups of particular high risk.

- Social distancing is to be practiced when interacting with any persons on site.

- Our bar remains closed to the public. Restaurant is open only to overnight guests with strict cleaning protocols in place.

- If you are sick with flu like symptoms or have been in contact with a person who is sick, please self isolate in your home and contact the Ministry of Health immediately for advice.

Booking and Cancellation Policy

CONFIRMATION OF BOOKING

50% deposit is required to confirm your booking within 7 days.

Full payment is required for any transfers and accommodation 30 days prior to arrival.

All else can be settled in cash on arrival. We do have a credit card machine on site.

CANCELLATION POLICY

90 - 31 days prior to arrival: 50% cancellation fee

30 days or less: 100% cancellation fee.

Note: This policy applies to events independent of Ndole Bay Lodge (eg. TAC) as we are not responsible for cancellations or alterations made by outside parties.

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“An area of unsurpassed beauty” … David Livingstone.

 More than 100 years later, that description of Lake Tanganyika still holds true. Africa’s most magnificent stretch of water, crystal clear, calm, warm, mysterious and very, very deep.