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Situated on Lake Kariba in the middle of one of Africa’s most spectacular lakes, overlooked by the majestic Matusadona Mountains, Spurwing Island Lodge is the perfect place for a tranquil getaway for the wildlife enthusiast, serious fisherman and holidaymaker alike.

Spurwing Island offers a range of different activities including scenic boat trips and game viewing on foot, by boat or Landrover. The park boasts a large population of wildlife and birdlife, making it a photographer’s paradise!


Spurwing Island caters for a maximum of forty adult guests in three different styles of accommodation. Types of accommodation range from chalets to cabins as well as tented rooms, all housed under rustic thatch roofs and are surrounded by the fantastic views that Spurwing Island has to offer.

However, for special events, more guests can be accommodated with prior arrangements. All rooms have scenic views over Lake Kariba and the Matusadona mountains, with a ‘sit for hours’ verandah with outside chairs. Insect spray, mosquito nets and repellents are provided in the rooms.


Spurwing Island is the ideal destination to host your next special occasion, from birthdays to weddings, we have you covered. Come and enjoy our spectacular sunsets surrounded by Africa’s largest lake with the backdrop of the majestic Matusadona Mountains while iconic wildlife wonders past your doorstep.

Whether it is a special birthday function, a celebration dinner, a family reunion or perhaps even a destination wedding, we at Spurwing are eager to create a package for you that suits your every need. We can take care of the catering, décor, transport and can offer accommodation for up to 40 people, but can make special arrangements if you desire a larger function.

Activities to Do in Kariba

During your stay with Spurwing Island, you are sure to be kept very entertained by all that Spurwing has to offer! We have a wide range of activities that are incredibly unique to Lake Kariba and Spurwing Island is the ideal destination to experience these.

Our range of activities includes game viewing on an array of different modes of transportation. These include game vehicles, speedboat, covered pontoon or can even be experienced on foot during a game walk. Lake Kariba is famous for its fantastic fishing opportunities and Spurwing Island is here to cater for your every fishing requirement. For the more tranquil guests, cruises and tours of the Matusadona National Park and Sanyati Gorge are also available


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