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Vision House 2

53 Blaauwbwerg Rd, Cape Town 7439
South Africa

Astove Fly Fishing Itinerary

10537 pp
7 Nights

Home of the biggest flats-caught GT’s

Astove Atoll is truly one of the most unique saltwater fly fishing destinations in the world! It is wild, rugged and completely unspoiled. Although Astove brags with the biggest flats-caught GT’s on record, there is a huge variety of other species that one can target on the fly.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS ITINERARY

7 Night Package
6 Full Days of guided fly fishing
2 Anglers per skiff and guide
Variety of species to target
Exceptionally experienced team

Itinerary Details

Wild, rugged and unspoiled, Astove is for the fly fisherman looking for a saltwater experience unlike any other.

Day 1

Day 1 - Overview

A three-hour flight away from Mahé, including a stop at Alphonse Island to refuel, you will find a remote atoll in the Outer Islands. Upon arrival,  orientation and tackle set up begins. Guests have lunch and can then go out for an unguided fishing session on foot before sunset.

  • A three-hour flight from Mahé
  • Warm welcome by the Astove team
  • Explore the incredible island
  • First fishing session and hopefully your first fish!
     
Days 2-7

Days 2-7 - Overview

Breakfast is served at 07h30, before the day’s fishing starts at 08h30. Anglers will be paired together with another angler to share a skiff and guide. Lunch is taken in the form of a packed lunch which is enjoyed while out on the flats. You will arrive back at the lodge by 17h30, but are free to continue fishing unguided until sunset.

  • Full day fishing the lagoon and flats of Astove Atoll
  • Two anglers per guide and skiff
  • Hours of fun targeting various species on the flats
     
Day 8

Day 8 - Overview

Breakfast will be served from 07h30 onwards. Afterwards, luggage will be collected and guests will settle their bills and gratuities before the three-hour long flight back to Mahé, including a quick stop at Alphonse Island to refuel and stretch your legs. 

  • Enjoy a leisurely breakfast
  • Say your goodbyes to paradise

PRICING & WHAT’S INCLUDED

The pricing for this itinerary is based on a per person rate for two anglers sharing in a Double Room. A supplement will apply for Single Rooms. A single skiff and private guide is also available at a supplement. All activities mentioned in this itinerary is included in the cost. For more details, please see the What's Included section below.

STARTING FROM

$10,537

TOTAL NIGHTS

7

What is Included?

All meals

Breakfast, lunch and dinner is included. Inspiration is drawn from the island and the ocean, and produce is picked fresh from our vegetable garden.

Scheduled inter-island charter flights

Return flights to Astove Atoll from Mahé are operated on Thursdays and takes 3 hours in total.

Guided Fly Fishing

Six Days fully guided fly fishing, with 2 anglers per skiff and guide. Single skiffs are available at a supplement.

Soft Drinks, Water, Coffee and Tea

Coffee and a selection of tea is available at meals, as well as desalinated drinking water.

Rod and Reel Rental

Fly Fishing rod and reel rental is offered free of charge. Flies and fly line can be purchased from our well-stocked tackle shop or you can bring your own. Rod breakages will be charged accordingly.

Wine

Two bottles of house wine (one red and one white) is served on a complimentary basis during dinner.

Laundry

A complimentary laundry service is offered to guests during their stay.

Non-motorised Water Sports

Non-motorised Water Sports include:

  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Kayaks
  • Stand-Up Paddleboards
     
Complimentary Wi-Fi

Complimentary Wi-Fi is provided in the lounge area.

Island Specialties

Each week, guests are offered Sundowners on the Beach, served with a selection of scrumptious canapés, once during their stay.

WHAT MAKES ASTOVE ATOLL UNIQUE?

Newly renovated Coral House
Home of monster-sized fish
Mouthwatering meals
Fish the Astove Flats and Lagoon
Air-conditioned en-suite rooms
All Shapes And Sizes
To ensure the best stay, we ensure the rooms are equipped with all the amenities needed
The biggest flats-caught GT’s in the Indian Ocean
Savour your meals and drinks after a long day in the spacious dining room as you share stories with other guests
Surrounded by flats with deep drop-offs allowing predatory species easy access
Enjoy a comfortable stay at our Coral House with our stylish en-suite rooms
A sanctuary for both juvenile and trophy-sized fish

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