Tiger Fishing

Catch a tiger in the river

What To Expect

Tiger fish are ferocious and aggressive apex predators, and are a hard fighting freshwater game fish. An awesome fish to catch on light tackle and fly fishing equipment.

The Komati river close to Marloth Park is one of the few places you can catch tiger fish in South Africa and the best way to do this is from a boat. Spend a couple of hours on the water with an experienced fisherman that has been fishing these waters for years. Even if you are a novice your guide has all the experience onboard that you will need.

Simply jump on the boat , all equipment , tackle and bait is provided. The river doesn't only host the tigers but has an array of fish species tthat you will be targeting. Now you don't need to leave the country to catch a Tiger Fish you can do this while visiting Marloth Park.

Looking for things to do in Marloth Park , Tiger Fishing comes highly recommended.

Package options

  • Full day 12 hour fishing trip
  • 12 Hour raft tiger fishing

  • Half day 6 hour fishing trip
  • 6 Hour raft tiger fishing


    • Drive to departure point to meet your guide outside Komatipoort at the given time.
    • The half day tiger fishing trip starts at 5:45 AM or 11:45 AM.
    • The 12 hour fishing trip starts at 5:45 AM and ends at 18:00 PM
    • Join your guide on the drive to the launch site and get rigged up with bait and fishing tackle.
    • Launch the raft and enjoy a fun day on the river while fishing for a tiger and other fish species.


    We have braai facilities onboard

    We supply the firelighters and charcoal

    All safety equipment

    Bait and tackle

    What to bring

    Hat and sunscreen

    Food , drinks and a camera

    Cutlery and crockery

    Additional Information

    We fish on the Komati river and meet close to Komatipoort , please note this is approximately 25 kilometers from Marloth Park and you will need to have your own transport to this point.

    Your vehicle will be safe behind locked gates.

    A google maps link will be sent with your confirmation letter in order for you to navigate to the departure point.