Mongena boasts a 28 ha private lake where idyllic sunrise or sunset boat cruises are undertaken by luxury boat with a maximum of 15 guests per trip. Sip an early morning coffee whilst listening to the awakening of the birds in the surrounding wetlands or watch the sky turn to a romantic purple-blue whilst listening to the African Fish Eagle's cry during the sunset cruise. Join the elephants for their afternoon bath or watch the hippos playing during the breathtaking African sunset. The lake and its surrounds is a bird watcher’s paradise with over 260 bird species that have been recorded on Mongena. We invite you to come and find your 'lifer'. Mongena also offers bass fishing for in-house guests only per appointment.
Tariff for the sunset cruise includes snacks consisting of dry wors/biltong, potato crisps, nuts and dried fruit and 1 x standard choice of soft drink, beer, house wine, cider, juice or water per adult/child. Additional drinks are available and will be billed afterwards. Champagne and spirits are optional billable items and need to be pre-ordered at least 1-hour before departure.
Guided sunset cruise details & departure times:
- Times: daily at 17h00 in summer or 16h30 during winter months till after sunset
- Minimum 4 guests, Maximum 15 guests per cruise
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