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Fishing safari

If you’re angling for an adventure, a fishing safari will have you hooked

Fishing safaris
Cast a line and reel in the wonders of wild rivers and wending waterways
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The African coastline boasts some of the world’s best deep-sea fishing, and angling on lakes and rivers in the wilderness can be a beautifully immersive way to interact with the environment.

A fishing safari is a magical mixture of meditative calm, and wild exhilaration.

There’s nothing quite like catching your own dinner and mastering a new skill as a family is immensely rewarding – especially as it can ignite a passion that lasts a lifetime and travels the world.

Fishing safaris
Cast a line and reel in the wonders of wild rivers and wending waterways
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Best locations for a fishing safari

Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, South Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands are fabulous for barracuda, dorado, tuna, sailfish and marlin, promising hours of adventure for deep-sea game fishing enthusiasts.

For the fly-fishermen and women seeking a family safari holiday spot, the elusive bonefish can be caught on the salt flats of Mauritius and Seychelles, while the trout fishing in Kenya’s Aberdare mountains is as scenic as it is fruitful.

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For those who like a fight, tiger fishing in Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana will deliver a high-adrenaline adventure.

If you simply fancy casting a line or two in the afternoon sun, the waterways of Nyerere National Park and Okavango Delta are beautiful for just that.

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Best months for a fishing safari

For deep-sea fishing, the East African ocean is calmest between October and December, and in March.

A fly-fishing family safari holiday will be best when the water is warm and fish are at their most active; in Southern Africa this occurs in September and October, and April and May.

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A great addition to a family safari holiday

Whether you make angling your safari centrepiece or merely include a cast or two in one of your afternoons, we think fishing is a fabulous element to add to your family safari holiday, and we’d love to help you build it into your trip.

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Suggested itineraries
Our favourite itineraries for a fishing safari holiday
  • Tanzania safari and beach holiday

    Experience the ideal combination of safari and beach that Tanzania has to offer.

    Guide Price From £3,095 | $4,210 per person (based on 2 adults and 2 children under 12)
    Duration 9 Nights
    Best Months July - October
    Region Nyerere National Park, Zanzibar Islands,
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  • Kenya safari and beach holiday

    UP TO 25% OFF TRAVEL IN 2021 - Combine the world-famous Masai Mara with some time on Kenya's gorgeous coastline with our signature Kenya family safari and beach holiday.

    Guide Price From £3,680 | $5,000 per person (based on 2 adults and 2 children under 12)
    Duration 10 nights
    Best Months July - October
    Region Nairobi, Masai Mara, Kenya Coast,
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  • Southern Tanzania safari holiday

    Experience a unique and memorable family safari adventure in Tanzania's southern parks.

    Guide Price From £4,255 | $5,785 per person (based on 2 adults and 2 children under 12)
    Duration 7 Nights
    Best Months July - October
    Region Ruaha National Park, Nyerere National Park,
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Why travel with Coral Tree?

We are the specialists in luxury Africa family safari holidays

We are Africa experts and also parents. We understand what makes a memorable family adventure.

Our knowledge and connections are unsurpassed

We have been living and working in African tourism for over two decades.

Every journey is tailored with your specific wishes in mind

No off-the-shelf packages or cookie-cutter itineraries. Unique family safaris.

Each trip funds grassroots conservation and girls education projects

You pay no more for the privilege, we support causes close to our hearts.

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Over the last twenty years, we have lived and worked in the luxury African tourism sector developing partnerships across the continent.

We know what makes a memorable family experience, and as parents, we understand what’s important to you.

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