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Safari Cost

Enquiries about the cost of our boat safaris should be sent to Peter at our office in Sydney Australia. Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Please be sure to tell us which type of safari you are interested in.

Booking Enquiry

Please send us an email with the following information.
1. Are you interested in a Lake Nasser Small Boat Safari or Nile Perch Fishing?
2. The number of days you would like to spend on the lake and, if possible, the start date.
3. The total number of persons traveling with you
4. Number of children under 21 years of age (Family Discounts).
5. Your country of residence, Price are quoted in GB£, Euro€ and US$

We will then send you a cost quote for your safari and confirm we have boats free for the dates you are interested in. At the same time, we will also send you a downloadable PDF file with detailed information about the safari and our booking conditions etc. Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

If you prefer to make the booking through your own travel agent then please ask them to contact us and together we will make the necessary arrangements for your small boat safari to be included in your itinerary for Egypt.

Single Travellers are welcome

On two of our safaris the Abu Simbel Safari and the Lake Nasser Safari. Pay for one place from the price band for 2 sharing a fishing boat plus the single boat supplement. You then have the option of using the fishing boat for your own personal use, or we can advertise to find a suitable partner; if we find someone then neither of you will pay the single boat supplement.

Safari Discounts

Discounts only apply to the cost of the safari section of your holiday; they do not apply to day trips, Arrival & Departure Package, hotel bookings and sightseeing in mainland Egypt.

Organizer Discount
If you have a group of six or more friends coming on safari with you then take advantage of our organizer discount. For six or more full paying people booking a safari together we will be pleased to offer a 20% discount to the sixth person who is organizing the booking. This discount offer applies to all our safaris.

Father and Son (or Daughter) Lake Nasser Fishing Safari
To qualify for a discount the son’s lower age limit is 10 years and the upper limit is 21. You can bring up to three sons (or your son's friends) sharing a fishing boat or a house boat. Each child gets a 15% discount from the price band for the number of people travelling together while the father pays the full amount under the same price band for the number of people sharing a fishing boat or house boat. This offer only applies to our Lake Nasser Fishing Safari.

Family Discount
This discount applies to all our safaris, Adults pay the full amount under the price band for the number of family members travelling together and each child who is 21 years old or younger will get a 10% discount off the same price band.

Family on Safari

The best way for families to enjoy a safari is to charter a house boat which has plenty of space with on board facilities and you have it for your own private use.
Many young families have already discovered the fascination of nature and the ‘great out-doors’ recognizing the benefit of introducing their children to our worlds natural environment. Children have a fertile imagination plus a mind like a sponge when it comes to taking in new and exciting experiences. A small boat safari on a beautiful desert lake has many more worthwhile adventures than a normal sun, sea & sand holiday staying in a plush hotel.
If some members of your family enjoy fishing then consider chartering a House Boat & Fishing Boat Combo, the family can enjoy the safari experience while the rest go fishing in the fishing boat.
The atmosphere of a small boat safari is fantastic and completely different to what you have probably experienced before. The focal point of each safari is well-appointed mother ships which provide excellent meals and a place to relax and socialize. Every day the mother ship moves to a different site which is usually located on a sandy beach in beautiful desert surroundings. Swimming is safe close to the boats and there are plenty of opportunities to relax and sunbathe and the kids can play games on the sandy beach.
Our safari staff and guides are all Nubians and you can’t beat them for their spontaneous and genuine friendship. You will be well looked after, especially the kids and mother can relax knowing her children are being well taken care of.
Every day will bring a different experience as you explore this desert lake in your own live aboard boat. There is a lot to see and do, in many ways it’s like visiting a game park where you can also have the fun of catching and releasing big fish. The family will learn about the Sahara desert and what it looks like and are likely to meet a family of Basheria Bedouin nomads or friendly fishermen to find out what they have caught; sometimes even small crocodiles are caught in their fishing nets.

More Information

Click on Safari Boats & Crew
Getting Ready & Arrival in Egypt

For angling enthusiasts Fishing Guide

Flights to Egypt

Flights to Egypt and the internal flights within Egypt are not included in the cost of the safari.
The most convenient way to start looking for a flight is to use the Google Search facility, simply enter ... Flights to Egypt from (then the name of the city you are flying from)
All your flight arrangements and ticketing can be arranged on the internet where it is easy and reliable to buy flight tickets from reputable airlines and travel companies.
If flying into Cairo then you might consider arriving a few days earlier to visit places like the Great Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum; let us know and we will be pleased to organize this for you.
Luxor has an international airport with frequent charter flights and Egypt Air scheduled flight connections with the UK and most European countries making Luxor a cost effective and convenient start point for your holiday. Connections between Luxor to Aswan are either by air, road transfer or train; we will assist you with these arrangements when you make your booking.
There are currently no international flights scheduled into Aswan, it is a busy domestic airport.

We Need your Passport Details

We have to get you a permit before you can join a safari. To obtain this permit we require a clear photocopy of the information pages of your passport, there is no need to copy the visa pages. These passport copies MUST reach us at least TWO WEEKS before you travel otherwise we might not be able to get your permission in time.

Please send us your passport copy by either of the following methods:-
1) Send a scan by e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . You need JavaScript enabled to view it
2) Take a digital camera picture of the information page of your passport and send us the picture to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
3) Within 4 weeks of arrival post to, African Angler Pty Ltd, PO Box 1063, Crows Nest, Sydney NSW1585, Australia.

Contacting African Angler

Australian office:
For enquiries about bookings, prices and special itineraries email Peter Baily This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
African Angler Pty Ltd
PO Box 1063
Sydney NSW 1585
Tel: + (61) (02) 9966 9316 Mobile: 0423 261 875
Australia, Sydney: +10 hours GMT

Aswan Egypt:
For enquiries about safari operations, fishing and ecology subjects email Tim Baily This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
African Angler (Egypt)
PO Box 191
Yousef - Tour coordinator: Mobile: 01003494281
Nabil - Operations Director: Mobile: 01001342410
African Angler Aswan Office: Tel: 097 2309748 or 2307320 - (Office hours from 10am to 6pm – closed Friday) Egypt: + 2 hours GMT