Binga on Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe is located on the lake’s western end and is known for its fishing and boating. Binga town was built as a solution for the Tongan people who were relocated when Lake Kariba was built and its rising waters covered their traditional homes.
It has become a fascinating and rich cultural centre of Zimbabwe, with museums, handicraft industries, village visits and traditional markets. Other tourist attractions include stunning vistas of the Zambezi River, hot springs, game reserves, natural rocky outcrops and breathtaking gorges.
Exploring the islands and waterways of Binga on a houseboat is a unique way to experience the biodiversity of the area. Fish eagles and other water birds thrive on and patrol the shorelines, along with big herds of elephants, lion, leopard, buffalo and other plains game and a multitude of crocodiles and hippos.
Hideaways Masumu River Lodge, Lake Kariba is a standout among the safari lodges at Binga on Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe. It boasts spectacular views and is an invitation for exploration of the surrounding landscape, waterways, islands, Batonga villages and museums.
Fishing trips are a must while Kariba sunset cruises are available to soak in more hours on the water. The Hideaways Sovereign is moored at Hideaways Masumu River Lodge in anticipation of your Kariba houseboat safari. Explore the world’s largest man-made lake in comfort on our houseboat while silently gliding up and down the countless waterways, marvelling at the wildlife visiting the shore. Houseboat safaris on Lake Kariba is the perfect way to experience a tranquil getaway in untamed Africa with a small group of friends or family.
To stay in this area, visit Hideaways Masumu River Lodge