Paradise Beach Lodge is situated on Pomene Estuary which is 40sq km's, clients have the best of both worlds with the estuary and Miles of wide empty beaches, luxurious yet rustic thatched accommodation, fresh delicious fish, deep-sea fishing as well as the best Diving and Kite surfing. It is a water sport enthusiasts Piece of Paradise….what more could you want….one is guaranteed not to be bored.....................the elusive dugong is often sited and dolphins aplenty...........
Deep Sea Fishing: On the day you arrive you put your boat in the estuary and this is where it remains safe and secure until the day you leave, no need to take it out on a daily basis. Deep sea fishing in Pomene will test any top anglers skills and there tackle. The best Fishing to be had is between October and June, although no boat has come in empty handed as yet. Species likely to be encountered are King and Queen mackerel, Queen Fish, Wahoo, Ignobilis King Fish, Bonito, Dog Tooth Tuna, Yellow fin Tuna, Ambacor, Pick Handle and True Barracuda, with Bill Fish being landed during the summer months.
Fly Fishing: Warm water currents bring game fish right inshore and large Kingfish (Trevally), Bonito, Queen Fish and many others can be caught on fly from the beach, in the estuary and from boats drifting close inshore. There are some very shallow reefs from 44m to 6m which produces all your game species and is ideal for the fly fishing enthusiast.
Fishing Charters: Guests can charter a fully equipped lodge boat with an experienced skipper, who knows the waters well for Deep Sea, Fly Fishing, and Drop Shot Fishing. Details like bait and tackle are taken care of on board the charter.
Rock and surf fishing: Pomene North Bank has kilometers and kilometers of productive fishing beaches which await you, whether you are spooning, plugging, drop shotting or throwing Bait. Cuta, snoek, many a kingfish (GT, Ignobolis, bluefin, big eye), stump nose, lemon sharks, blacktip reef sharks, blackfin, duckbill, brown skates, sand sharks, pompano, to name just a few being landed. Many a kingfish are caught should you go across to the mouth. Guided Rock and Surf Trips can also be arranged.
Scuba Diving: Pomene Bays Diving areas are rated as being in the top five Diving sites in the world. The variety of marine life is amazing... Shallow and deepwater reefs reveal beautiful creatures such as the leatherback turtles, sailfish and manta rays. Within 22km’s we have 12 regular Dive sites to be explored for all level of divers.
Snorkeling: With Paradise Beach Lodge being situated on a 40sq/km salt water estuary, full of mangroves we have had sightings of the famous sea horses. When snorkeling you are sure to be confronted with schools of juvenile fish (angelfish, stonefish, cuttlefish, tons of small kingies) and this is all near to shore and not in too deep water.
Kite Surfing: Long white sand banks and beaches within the Pomene Bay and Estuary and consistent wind offers fantastic kite surfing conditions and has been deemed to be one of the world class kite surfers destinations, and one of its best kept secrets.
Surfing: The Beach at Pomene has some ideal wave sets and can be enjoyed by all. During certain periods the waves are said to rival anything available at top surf spots, with warm water and far from the maddening crowds
Estuary Cruises, Kayaking, Canoeing, Paddle Ski’s in fact any water sport can be undertaken at Paradise Beach Lodge, Pomene Bay with success….
Bird Watching: It is great to see that the bird life has returned over the years and with fish eagles, flocks of flamingos, saddlebilled storks, bat hawks, kingfishers, broad billed weavers and many a crows. Further down the mangroves the incessant calls can be heard waiting to be explored.
Horse riding expeditions, four wheeler outings in the vicinity, a visit to the old hotel site all can be arranged...............